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September 2008

Credit Union vs Bank

Number of Views : 2196I have been a member of a credit union since my first savings account. Now that I am married we have 2 accounts at two different credit unions. I have kept my original account and deal with another local Credit Union for our primary “banking”. In …

SharePoint Development Tools – WSP Builder

Number of Views : 5831I am often caught working on SharePoint and doing SharePoint development. This is an interesting task. There are a lot of options when working with SharePoint and doing development. None are really easy. Some elements of development can be done with a little tool called SharePoint …

Banks, Bankruptcy, and insurance

Number of Views : 2191The recent federal government events that involve AIG and Freddy Mac, have made me start watching the news again. I realize how much I hate the news. People on CNN call for reform, Fox is asking the federal government how much help is too much, and …

Comcast and bandwidth

Number of Views : 2388I’ve posted before about ISP’s limiting the amount of bandwidth you can use. In early August Comcast was ordered to stop it’s bandwidth throttling (here is a article describing what they were doing – http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2008/09/comcast-disclos.html) I’m not against a fee for the amount of bandwidth you …

Does Operating System Matter

Number of Views : 2025Here is a great article that asks the question if the operating system matters. With the volume of good “Cloud Applications” who really cares what you use to access the net. I am not completely sold on “Cloud applications” for security or longevity but they are …

Single purpose machine

Number of Views : 2043I was watching crankyGeeks and John Dvorak had a great suggestion. He mentioned that Adobe should come out with their own Linux Distribution made specifically for PhotoShop. Since the graphic design world has never embraced Linux due to the lack of tools like (PhotoShop and Fireworks). …