The Week in Review – 1/21/18

It was a cold, snowy week this week.  For my part of the country snow, in any amount, really makes for a lot of excitement.  That said, there weren’t too many travel problems on my commute, just several days of very cold temperatures. I did, out of an “abundance of caution”, take one day this[…]

What’s in the Cloud? Competing offerings from Amazon and Microsoft.

The Players At this time both Amazon and Microsoft are offering Cloud services with pay as you go pricing.  Amazon seems to currently have a higher adoption rate with some key entities such as Netflix, McDonald’s, the CDC, and Dow Jones running on the Amazon platform.  To me, Netflix specifically speaks to the quality of[…]

Fridays Cooking With SPAM: WordPress Plugin Akismet

If you read blogs with any frequency then you’ve seen it. Comment SPAM. This nasty trend is all the rave among modern day snake oil salesmen peddling everything from two hour weight loss to cheap drugs from Canada. It’s everywhere and if you are running a WordPress based website it’s only a matter of time[…]