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The cloud went away

Posted 1 February 2011 by
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Puget Sound under broken clouds

Cloud computing has been the on the ascension for a while now. While hosting your applications this way has advantages, I have had concerns about an over reliance on the cloud. Flickr deleting 4000 pictures on a paid account demonstrates why.

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Online Mindmapping Tools

Posted 29 July 2009 by
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The website AssociateDegree.com has caught my attention. They have a collection of 50 mind-mapping tools. As a hardworking student, you’ve got a lot to organize, including essays, exams, deadlines, and class schedules, not to mention your social and personal life–plus any part-time jobs you may have taken on. In an effort to keep you more [...]

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STS-125 Atlantis and Hubble Solar Transit

Posted 20 May 2009 by
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STS-125 Atlantis and Hubble Solar Transit (200905130002HQ)Originally uploaded by nasa hq photo These pictures remind me of the excitement of the Space Program from the early days. I’m thinking Project Mercury. Then again, the capsules for Project Mercury and Project Gemini were only made a few miles from where I was raised–while I was living [...]

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But what if the cloud goes away?

Posted 10 March 2009 by
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From Twitter, I read Andy Carvin’s tweets from FOSE during the keynote address by Chris Anderson. This tweet caught my attention: chris: i’ve stopped using word and excel, now use Google Docs and keep my stuff in the cloud. #fose My thoughts are what happens if there is a sunny day and the cloud goes [...]

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The King is dead. Long live the King.

Posted 11 February 2009 by
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The period between rectors at St. Dunstan’s Parish is just about over. Last Sunday (February 8, 2009) our senior warden announced that the Rev. David Marshall is our new rector. This will be the first time my presbyter at church will be younger than me. This could be a big deal. I’ve had younger bosses [...]

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