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Photos at DreamForce 2014

November 25th, 2014 by alephnaught

Photos at DreamForce 2014

I attended DreamForce this year and I finally edited and organized my photos – here they are! Translate

Review of Epic projection Bluetooth keyboard

November 24th, 2013 by alephnaught

Review of Epic projection Bluetooth keyboard

Trying out the Celluon, inc. Epic pocket projection Bluetooth keyboard. I got mine from ThinkGeek.  it really works! I`m using it to type this. It really is small and light. Pairing was simple, and it re-pairs when powered on. There are key clicks when you type which helps. The keyboard is bright when projected on […]

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Photos from DreamForce 2012 #df12

September 23rd, 2012 by alephnaught

Photos from DreamForce 2012 #df12

I got to attend DreamForce 2012; in case you don’t know, that’s the yearly meetup for all things Salesforce.com. I had a great time and achieved two of my three objectives (the third will have to come later – there were no good sessions covering what I was looking for). The conference was huge, spanning […]

Travel tool experiments and experiences

June 12th, 2012 by alephnaught

Travel tool experiments and experiences

I just got back from almost two weeks in northern Italy, and I used a different set of tools for this trip than our other trips. I left my laptop at home – I used my new iPad And iPhone for everything. And it worked well – they took up less space, were a lot […]

The Magic Charger from Mobee Technology

October 2nd, 2011 by alephnaught

The Magic Charger from Mobee Technology

I got a Magic Mouse with my Mac Pro, and I’ve had a lot of issues with batteries – it doesn’t use them especially quickly, but it’s not great about warning me as the battery charge goes down, and eventually the mouse doesn’t respond properly to movement. I was walking around the local Apple Store […]

Vested Outsourcing: Five Rules That Will Transform Outsourcing (review)

September 12th, 2011 by alephnaught

Vested Outsourcing: Five Rules That Will Transform Outsourcing (review)

Title: Vested Outsourcing: Five Rules That Will Transform Outsourcing Author: Kate Vitasek (Author), Mike Ledyard (Author), Karl B. Manrodt (Author) Hardcover: 208 pages Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 1St Edition edition (February 2, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 0230623174 ISBN-13: 978-0230623170 I’ve gotten myself into another outsourcing effort. On the plus side, the company selected a vendor that […]

Fifty-two years: Technology, social media, and me (and you)

July 4th, 2011 by alephnaught

Fifty-two years: Technology, social media, and me (and you)

I turned 52 today; I’ve seen over a half century of some of the most amazing changes in our world. I remember when we started locking our outside doors … when I was 6. Milk and potato chips were delivered to our basement door every week. There was no voice mail or answering machines or […]

Craft vs Factory – a simple graphic

April 16th, 2011 by alephnaught

Craft vs Factory – a simple graphic

When I told my boss one day that our waterfall development method didn’t work well, he countered that it was working fine in some parts of the organization. We talked about which ones and I noticed that those were areas where repeated, configuration-style work was performed.  I asked around and found that big projects, things […]

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November 21st, 2010 by alephnaught

Say hello to RSS and Google Reader

(Based on a recent speech I did at DirecTV Finance Toastmasters club) If you read blogs very much, you’ve probably seen this symbol: In various colors but usually orange, this is the symbol for an RSS feed.  RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication, and it’s used to notify people and tools of new content on […]

Recap of the #140conf in Los Angeles

October 8th, 2010 by alephnaught

Recap of the #140conf in Los Angeles

I arrived at the Henry Ford Music Box Theatre 15 minutes before registration – I’ve lived in LA long enough to know you leave early if you want to make sure you arrive on time, thank you LA traffic. The theatre is a very cool place; I was most impressed with the interior, which is […]