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Tech Moronique: Identity theft, the HP way.


I was thinking to myself about how many setbacks the industry has had in the last few years, and how all those setbacks have a face… so I want to take a quick break, and celebrate the poster children of retrograde progress.  This month, Patricia Dunn.   I truly wish I could have been a fly on the […]

j.ello on IT Part 2: IT’s About Automation, Stupid.


What’s IT?  For a complete, clear and detailed explanation, we turn to Wikipedia.  Well, ok, so I jest… it’s woefully vague, probably inaccurate, though not entirely indefensible.  The current entry just doesn’t annoy anyone enough to bother changing it – it’s a “democratic truth”.  Fact is, IT used to mean something, but misuse, time and evolution have diluted […]

j.ello on IT Part 1: The New Old Thing


I have been in the so-called “IT” profession for more than half my life.  I am shocked to find how little has changed in that time… and how much everyone thinks it has. I was pleased to find a lovingly-written article on the perennially reborn, long-beloved operating system called GEOS.  If you haven’t heard of […]