Private companies can limit and even prevent Internet access by their employees. I find no problem with that. Yes, everyone has freedom of association and ought to be able to access whatever web site they choose.
The TSA is a government organization that should have their computers secured against access and hacking. Since my tax dollars help pay for them, I would like to make sure that employee abuse of my tax dollars is kept to a minimum. Read more »
I have been the director of IT for high-tech companies in the Silicon Valley. In my many years of experience, I have heard just about every excuse for people’s poor performance blamed on computers. Read more »
The iPhone is being informally reviewed by the Department of Justice. No, it is not because of its recent rash of catching a bad case of the zits (pimples for those of you who were lucky enough not to get the zits during Jr. Hi and High School) as I reported in an earlier post. Read more »
It is not that I don’t particularly dislike Apple products that I am writing this.
Ok, Ok, Ok, I can here Lewis’s voice reminding me not to lie; I do dislike Apple products.
It was not always so, as I was enamored with the first Apple computers that had add-in boards where you could add peripherals, additional memory and other such stuff as A/D converters for analog data collection. There were a lot of things you could do with these magnificent machines such as measure the temperature and display it on the screen, make charts of time vs. temperature and create crude lie detectors, just to mention a few. Read more »
To put it mildly, I abhor Apple computers. Imagine being limited to a single button on a mouse! Imagine seeing your cursor turn into that silly clock and causing one to become a curser.
I liken myself to PC, who pushes the snowman’s head onto that deserving bunny and arranges the Christmas tree lights to say PC RULES. I would have also cooked up some rabbit stew. Read more »