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The Internet Never Forgets

May 5, 2013
Posting Something You Should Not

An elephant never forgets? Forget that. Try getting something pulled off-line when you really need it to go away. As you will quickly find out, it is nearly impossible to remove information completely off of …

Employers to Job Seekers: We Snoop, Deal With It

August 21, 2009 One Comment

Reality is reality and there is no way around it.  Since the social-networking boom, research into the online lives of potential candidates happens with ever increasing frequency.  The trend of researching candidates’ social-networking profiles will become standard practice for nearly every …

Could it be the consumer that actually wins the office productivity software war?

August 6, 2009 One Comment
Google and Microsoft Stock Chart

Google has a new ad campaign that is directly taking on Microsoft’s baby, Office. Google has been doing very well head-to-head against Microsoft’s Internet service offerings; however, office productivity is one area where they may …

Finding what can be found

May 15, 2009
The Information Age

Is all information cataloged at this point?  How many major search providers are left and do they have all the information of the world cataloged?  I have no clue, but another search engine is hitting …

Complex thinking on a simple problem, that had a simple solution

October 13, 2008

Frustrations abound in the world of IT, and to be successful in this industry you must have a high tolerance or a bit of love/hate for it.
My old manager loved to remind us that if you do not …

Desktop Search Applications: Searching for the ultimate search

August 15, 2008
Outsource IT Support -- Choose Wisely completed a reader roundup on the five best desktop search applications.
The readers voted Spoltlight (Mac only) as their favorite application. I have never seen this application as I am not a Macintosh person. I …

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