Snipes

– Some light relief from the ongoing debate on management consoles – a real blast from the past – from the days of SYSCON. Here is SNIPES. It’s fifteen years old this year. You can download your own copy of SNIPES from Novell – it’s part of the NetWare Lite 1.1 update. Now doesn’t that […]

Everyone is blogging

I blog a lot. Here, on my family web site, on Novell Cool Blogs. Grania is also blogging – on the same family website – and also on ‘Bad Mothers Club’. Sounds bad doesn’t it – but it’s a UK centric mums forum site. It’s all good fun.

Cool Solutions Wiki

Several articles on this blog have referred to the Cool Solutions Wiki – http://wiki.novell.com. If you have not used a Wiki before – you may wonder what this weird and wonderful sounding thing actually is. I’ll try and give some background – and finish with a plea for content! Written at: Toronto, ON, Canada   […]

The Prisoners’ Dilemma puzzle

Here is an interesting find: Prisoners’ Dilemma is a game which has been and continues to be studied by people in a variety of disciplines, ranging from biology through sociology and public policy. Among its interesting characteristics are that it is a “non-zero-sum”game: the best strategy for a given player is often one that increases […]

The small print

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Lily Allen – LDN

Arrgh! This has been rattling around my head for the last week or so – since I first had the link sent to me. In a true “Memes don’t exist – tell your friends” moment – take a listen to LDN by Lily Allen; currently no download – just streaming. http://myspace.com/lilymusic [Update – it’s everywhere […]

Mobility – and how it changes you

– I’m on vacation – blogging. Don’t tell my wife! You may have read the post by Bill Pray talking about GroupWise Mobile Server and how that changed his way of working. I wanted to share a few words on my experiences on how bandwidth improvements have made me more productive. Written at: Watching the […]

Chernobyl – 20 years on

The BBC has a photo series showing the city of Pripyat – 2.5km from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant – just a week shy of the 20th anniversary of the accident.

Open forum – management consoles (a little fun)

– My friend Ron Tanner really opened the proverbial can of worms when he talked about ‘the single console‘. So far the most commented upon blog entry. I figured it was time for everyone to comment – and to even get your design hats on. I’m not going to run the wrath of our developers […]