News, Discoveries

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Aug
23

Performance Monitoring the Open Source Way with Drupal 7

The Performance Monitoring and Impact Analysis working prototype I developed between July 2011 and January 2012 has been added to my project spotlight.

Jul
20

Streamlining Project Management

I have been evaluating online project management, time tracking, billing, and invoicing systems. I want to like Basecamp, but that they stopped supporting Harvest App and other third-party addon developers in favor of ones they have more profitable relationships with does not sit well with me. (Hello, I have an Android phone and tablet for a reason Mr. Jobs, RIP.)

Apr
9

Recovery.gov Bucks Trend, Uses Drupal

Recovery.gov – the White House’s website for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (aka "the stimulus bill") – is using Drupal, a community-built web platform.

Apr
11

Mainstream Support for XP, Office 2003, & Windows Server 2003 Ends

Mainstream Support for consumer versions of Windows XP and Office 2003 will end Tuesday April 14, 2009.

This means that incident support, warranty claims, feature/design enhancements, and bug fixes not related to security will no longer be provided free of charge.

Apr
2

Bears Sign Cutler, QB Woes Subside

The Chicago Bears signed Denver Broncos probowl quarterback Jay Cutler, finally bringing an end to an era of sub-par, underperforming, and otherwise terrible quarterbacks that has plagued the Bears for decades.

Mar
22

Meeting Saddam's Judge

During my mid-January 2009 Rule of Law Training near Washington DC, I met Ra'id Juhi Hamadi Al Saedi, the chief investigative judge for the trial of Saddam Hussein and a current fellow at Cornell's School of Law. Judge Al Saedi conducted one of our training sessions and shared several meals with our training class.

I was pleasantly surprised to learn how approachable Judge Al Saedi was. During the training sessions, Judge Al Saedi welcomed questions about Saddam, the trial, and Iraqi culture.