Month: September 2008

Credit Union vs Bank

I 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 all the years I have been a member I have always appreciated the benefits of …

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Comcast and bandwidth

I’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 use, but what I don’t want to have happen is that I am being throttled …

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Does Operating System Matter

Here 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 currently in their infancy. I have been thinking of getting an MSI notebook that I …

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Single purpose machine

I 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). If Abobe made their own version of Linux and a machine came pre-configured and optimized …

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