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Net Neutrality

There was a wonderful round-table type discussion on Net Neutrality on the Diane Rehm show recently, which can be found here.  The best part about this discussion was that there were people from many different aspects of the debate: a lawyer against the big telecom efforts, someone from the big telecom side, someone from the FCC, and a reporter who …

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In search of a doctorate

Searching for a doctorate program in technology is hard. ¬†Locally (within a two hour drive from my home), there is a graduate program in computer science, and computer engineering, but I’ve been looking for a more overall IT/IS type degree. ¬†After searching, quit a bit, I thought I’d share my findings. Capella University I completed my Master’s degree in Information …

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Database expertise

So I have earned my pay over the years working with a lot of databases. SQL just seemed to come naturally to me, it makes sense. Even when I only halfway understood what I was doing, I wrote an online grade book using ASP and an Access database. Don’t laugh, it was waaaay back during the first half of 2001. Even before that, I was the guy everyone came to for changing how their screens looked in Access, or creating a new and complicated

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Careful with the Windows 10 Technical Preview

According to WinBeta, the Windows 10 Technical Preview is collecting a lot more information from you than they normally do.  The article does have a follow up at the end with a response from Microsoft stating that the data collection will not be carried over into the commercial version.  This makes sense.  I’m sure Microsoft will be using information from …