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Beware! You are out there

April 5, 2016

In the grand age of the Internet, doing things you regret become a lot more regretful as more and more information is permanently (seemingly) stored. You might find solace in disabling your accounts, but what about accounts that don’t offer that option? Surprisingly, there are a lot of different types of profiles and accounts that don’t allow a user to delete his/her information or account. Consider sitesΒ that aggregate content related to people or archives that take snapshots of web sites. Even if you delete something off of a website, you can never be sure that it is truly gone. Continue Reading

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BYOD

September 1, 2015

System admins advocating for BYOD (bring your own device) are insane.

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TIL: fun fact about Windows 95

June 9, 2015

Do you remember your first computer? My first family computer ran on Windows 95, and boy, hearing that start-up sound meant what seemed like hours of getting to explore the digital realm of computers.

 

 

So I was feeling nostalgic and wanted to change some of the system sounds on my laptop to echo the past. I’m sure I’m late to the party, butΒ today I learned the legendary Brian Eno composed the Windows 95 start-up tune.
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Welp, it’s 3am

June 3, 2015

It’s not unusual for me to work at this time, especially troubleshooting with off-island vendors (I live on Guam), waiting for follow-ups from them, etc. Anyway, what I really want to talk about is something I think IT people will be familiar with.Β  Continue Reading