Hey Amazon … I hate to say I told you so

Hey Amazon … I hate to say I told you so

Have you ever had one of those days when you wake up and suddenly feel validated? A day that represents a feeling of “I told you so,” one that in a terrible way warms your heart and makes you feel content? That’s how my day went as I witnessed the fail that should...
Suntan lotion, beach towel, and IT security

Suntan lotion, beach towel, and IT security

It’s that time of year again when people’s thoughts drift from the work-related tasks at hand and turn to beach-filled days, BBQs in the backyard, time at the cottage, or enjoying a local craft IPA at the 19th hole (my personal favorite). However, cutting loose and...
So, where’s my data living today?

So, where’s my data living today?

It never ceases to amaze me that IT continues to evolve so quickly—and not just from a feature / function perspective. I mean it in the way that we all collectively around the world internalize IT advancements, how buzzwords become something real and tangible, and how...
If you build it, they will…

If you build it, they will…

There’s an old adage that if you want something done right, do it yourself. And though that may be a popular sentiment, I’m here to call it out for all it’s worth. Here’s a quick story, my wife wanted a shed built in the backyard—a simple project to create a place to...
The war of the machines is near

The war of the machines is near

If I was ever to be accused of anything, it would be unwavering consistency. And with that consistency comes my usual blog thread of welcoming our new machine overlords, especially at a time in history when all technological roads seem to lead to Artificial...