SysAdmin Day 2018

Why did the sysadmin cross the road? To get coffee, why else would one be outside? ~Unknown It’s the last Friday of July, which means it’s time once again to thank your local system administrator(s) on System Administrator Appreciation Day. To my fellow system administrators, congratulations on another year well-done keeping the world running. 😀

Gotta love October: sports, politics, and more

Today is my birthday and while it’s not as cool as past ones, there is a ton of stuff going on today. the US government decided to celebrate my birthday by shutting down Florida’s texting-while-driving ban goes into effect the 2013-2014 hockey season starts (Go Bolts!) But the best gift is post-season baseball, and this …

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Farewell Google Reader, hello Feedly

Why does Google keep killing the stuff I actually use? First iGoogle and now last week they announced they will be shutting down Google Reader on July 1st. I immediately went on a quest to find a decent replacement. After trying out a few alternatives like The Old Reader and NewsBlur, I got a recommendation from a …

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Replacing iGoogle with … My Yahoo?

I’ve had iGoogle set as my browser homepage for years (before even the much reviled update that moved the tabs from the top of the page to the side back in 2008). Before that, I think I was using Excite. Now last week Google announced that it will be retiring its iGoogle personalized homepage service in November of …

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