1. New Music Friday—The Avalanches

    This is a quick one for today. …


  2. New Music Friday—Oysterhead

    What happens when you mix some great musicians from Primus, The Police, and Phish? Is it “P-cubed?” Or “P-To-The-Three?” As much fun as those play on words would be, the correct answer is Oysterhead. …


  3. Amplifier, Incubus, and Infectious Grooves

    Today, I discovered a new band that is surprisingly good. It’s sort of like a cross between Rush, Black Sabbath, and David Bowie. The band is called Amplifier, and they have been around since ‘99, so it surprises me that I haven’t heard of them before. I started listening to the album, “The Octopus” released in 2017, but they also have another record called “Trippin’ with Dr Faustus”, released the same year??? …


  4. Steel Pulse and Lone Ranger

    Today, I am dropping two recommendations, because I missed last Friday. …


  5. Weezer

    Recently, I have been collaborating with a few folks at work by sending them some music recommendations on Friday’s. One of them recommended that I go bigger, so here is a start: …


  6. Netlify Alert Insecure mixed content detected

    I kept getting these annoying alerts from Netlify on each deploy of my website due to mixing http content with my site that is on https. …


  7. Physwall (Science Fiction Short Story)

    EL PRESIDENTE! The new, barely-elected president was celebrating her victory. She felt she was born to win this, and nothing could take this from her. All her staff were cheering and applauding. Some were crying — they couldn’t believe they had won. Everyone was ecstatic and excited beyond words. This was a long time coming. They felt they deserved what they had won. There were many tears of joy, and a sense of awe for the first woman president of the USA. …


  8. It's 2019 and Your Taking an All Day Outage????!!!!

    I get a bit frustrated when I see messages from large corporations (like banks) state that their services or site will be unavailable for extended periods of time due to maintenance. …


  9. Defining Business Value in IT Operations and Information Security

    Summary By implementing best practices for IT Operations and Information Security, businesses can increase profit by reducing costs and increasing revenue through 3 things: …


  10. Data Lifecycle Management

    Preface I created this proposal for potential employers while I was searching for a job using the briefcase technique. Since Data Lifeclycle management is a big challenge for many organizations, I was able to tailor it to specific companies. This version has been generalized. …