Retirement Investing vs. Debt Reduction

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Just like everyone else, my retirement accounts got creamed in 2008.   Since then, I’ve had a real pessimistic opinion of investing.  In fact, We (My wife and I make all of our financial decisions together) haven’t  invested a penny in the last year and a half choosing instead to use the money to retire debt. It wasn’t a difficult decision,… Read more »

Computer System Repairs V.S. Computer System Performance

Editor’s Note:  This was a posting that I contributed to my companies corporate blog: http://www.bayareaitmanagement.com   You can view the original by clicking here. Computers are supposed to make things easier. But when computers don’t work the way they are supposed to things are anything but easier. I receive phone calls every day from small business owners looking for solutions to… Read more »

A wannabe Rails developer.

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I have worked in technology for more than 10 years.  But my experience has been almost entirely on the sales and marketing side so I’m afraid my experience from a technical perspective is limited.  In fact, while I study a lot,  I don’t think I can even label myself a tinkerer.Even so, I’ve always been fascinated by technology.  Particularly I’ve… Read more »

Make sure to look after your Baby’s Credit

Not a headline I ever thought I’d write.  Turns out that it’s really not that hard for a identity thief to get the key pieces of information required to steal my child’s identity. The included story from the TODAY show details exactly how the theft occurs. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Identity Theft… Read more »

Baby Proofing

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Baby’s get into everything. I mean EVERYTHING and even after I "Baby Proofed" the place there was still more to do. It started with covers for the power outlets and "off limit" rooms in the house. The guest bedroom, is the only space in the house that remains Jason friendly. As Little Bit grew to crawling, the stairway baby gates… Read more »

Really cool Space Shuttle photo that I wanted to share.

I came across this photo of Space Shuttle Discovery while I was reading my RSS feeds.  I just thought it was really cool and wanted share it. I can remember a time before the space shuttle but those are very distant memories.  The kind of memories that combine Easter morning, 1979 with a snow day in some unknown year and… Read more »

Dropbox caught with its finger in the cloud cookie jar | Data security – InfoWorld

This is another example of buyer beware when it comes to cloud services.  I wrote about this on Endsight’s blog last month.  You can check it out by clicking here: http://www.bayareaitmanagement.com/managed-services/cloud-computing-real-rewards-real-risks/ You can read Woody Leonhard’s posting by clicking here: Dropbox caught with its finger in the cloud cookie jar | Data security – InfoWorld The short of it is… Read more »

Researchers tout foldable display for large mobile device screens | Mobile Technology – InfoWorld

As I read about this I couldn’t help but think about a sci-fi show called “Caprica.”  Battle Star Galactica fans may know the show.  Basically, the story is set in a far away place a long time ago. But these people had computers thin as paper that could be folded up in quarters and shoved in a back pocket.  The… Read more »

Looking for an experienced Data Analyst. This person reports directly to the CEO and will analyze operational data to provide utility invoicing and contractor incentive payments. | LinkedIn

My friend, Tracy Dempsey, posted a job for a data analyst.  I thought I’d forward it on.  Click on the included link if your interested in the particulars. Looking for an experienced Data Analyst. This person reports directly to the CEO and will analyze operational data to provide utility invoicing and contractor incentive payments. | LinkedIn