Old I.T. Blog

Just What Does It Mean, “These Economic Times?”

Broadcast emails, you gotta love them. For about ten years I have been finding the phrase "these economic times" and ...
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Team Killer: Heroics

Heroic efforts sound like a good idea, but today's teams more than ever are subject to self destruction due to ...
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Save Yourself: When OS X X11 Windows Appear With Titlebar Off Screen

This is a quick life saver. Running X11 programs in OS X can make you crazy when your Mac places ...
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Detect Last Camera Access With Geektool

Is your iSight camera engaged? Are you sure the LED comes on every time? It doesn't ...
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Fuzzy SQL Update Sugar Contacts

Ever need to match up records for updates but there is no clear relationship to the existing data? There may ...
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Dynamically Run Golang Code

Golang, Google's GO language, emphatically has no support for dynamically loading modules. I have a project, however, that can require ...
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Get Campaign Listing From InBox25 API Using Golang

Inbox25.com Inbox25 is a pretty versatile email vendor. It provides a huge number of ways to integrate with CRMs and ...
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Use Context To Save The Project: Learn From NSA Missteps

The controversy surrounding the NSA has introduced a situation that we haven't faced before, nationally, but there are similar situations ...
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The Bigger Picture, Context

Buried in a recent meeting, I looked around the room and imagined how much the meeting would change if everyone ...
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Are You A Cog Or A Saw Blade?

The metaphor of a cog in the machine is timeless and pretty much cliché. But it is also a generalization ...
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