The tag line. Of this blog. Up there, it includes “random thoughts.” Originally, it contained “randome” thoughts. The Word Press theme editor didn’t have spell checking nine years ago. I know how to spell “random” but sometimes, keys get in the way of my fingers and I end up with extra letters at the end... Continue Reading →
I am planning to share a couple of other stories from the mortgage company disaster, in which a team, collectively known as “Antion’s Cleaners” found $93 million dollars that had been misplaced, misused and otherwise had gone missing. But first, I thought I’d share how I managed to get this assignment. In the very early... Continue Reading →
Several weeks ago, I posted a series of articles about the ongoing struggles with the WordPress ‘Like’ button and the difficulty with organizing a tiled-mosaic gallery in Guttenberg that includes captions. I thought I’d give you an update today, because…OK, you want the truth? Because yesterday was Mother’s Day and I didn’t want to spend... Continue Reading →
Remember that old joke? Well, computer technical support is like that, sometimes. This week, I thought I’d try to combine my on-going technology journey (the one inspired by Pam’s Luddite Wannabe post) with an update on the mysterious case of the WordPress “Like” button. Yes, we’re still working on that. One of the chronic problems... Continue Reading →
I recently read an article titled: “What will the World of Work Look Like in 2035?” I had to laugh. Not because I’m going to retire later this year, but because of the arrogance in thinking that we can look ahead 16 years, imagine all the changes, and predict that future (even if they do... Continue Reading →
A couple weeks ago, Pam, over at Butterfly Sand – which, by the way for the longest time I read as “Butterflys And” and not paying attention to the spacing in the email, or the obvious improper plural form, I wondered “and what?” – wrote about being a Luddite Wanna Be. Hmmm, a 49-word opening... Continue Reading →
Credit to a friend and coworker for recently highlighting one of the saddest things systems developers (and other agents of change) ever hear: "But that's how we've always done it." Part of Linda G Hill's One-liner Wednesday challenge.
One of the things that hasn’t changed much since the mid-70s when I graduated from college is the notion that college is an artificial environment and that college graduates don’t understand the “real world” in which they are trying to / being asked to work. I’m not talking about the pay-your-own-way real world or the... Continue Reading →