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Reading the logs for user log-ins.
Non-Profit and non-governmental organizations (NGOS) need technology as much as for-profit corporations. Here's a chronicle of stuff that works, and lamentations for stuff that doesn't.
The picture shows the docbox with a Logitech Orbit camera on top, which was the original configuration. I'm experimenting with how best to advertise and sell these, with a couple options, Craigslist, eBay via Global Garage, a third-party seller, and Do-It-Myself eBay.
Green Illusions pioneers a critique of alternative energy from an environmental perspective, arguing concerned citizens should instead focus on walkable communities, improved consumption, governance, and most notably, women’s rights.
Funding Rural America :
When has it ever been easy to secure funding for nonprofits and libraries in rural communities? Is there a way to level the playing field so organizations in small towns, counties, or boroughs without large metropolitan areas can compete for both government and private sector grants? What are the other options for financially supporting a rural project? Are collaborative efforts worth the effort? And, of course the biggest question: who is funding rural America?
These, and other relevant questions, along with current trends affecting rural funding will be addressed in this free, two-hour webinar presented by Cynthia Adams, CEO of GrantStation.
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As a professional nerd, occasionally I’ll run into a website, utility, or service that has potential to help the day-to-day lives of people not only the IT field, but in about any line of work. Or, perhaps even people in no line of work. Trello is just that sort of service. Their website describes it: “In one glance, Trello tells you what’s being worked on, who’s working on what, and where something is in a process.” Being free, easy to use, and constantly updated, giving Trello a try in your next project or process is a no brainer. You have almost no risk and a lot to gain.
I always thought Microsoft was in the business of making money. If you are a shareholder, go to the next meeting and ask the bigwigs why Microsoft is leaving what can amount to billions of dollars on the table regarding Microsoft XP.
Microsoft is too dumb to realize that it can effortlessly monetize Windows XP using the beloved software subscription/rental scheme the company keeps discussing, but apparently has nothing but trouble trying to implement.
I am going to describe a multi-billion dollar idea that Microsoft must consider.
There are still approximately 500 million XP users—an estimated 29 percent of the computers in the world. Many do not want to upgrade to anything new. They are happy campers.
These folks, according to a variety of reports, include many banks and most of the ATM networks. Smart corporate money knows that if you have something that works great for a single application you do not swap it out. You run it until something comes along that would save you enormous amounts of money. This is not happening with banking software.
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Life seems to go in three year cycles. So every now and then it pays to take an inventory and see if what you are doing and who you are doing it with is what you really want. Are you now handling something for some organization that is being completely thwarted by some petty politics or childish ego games? Is the course you are teaching still relevant? Are you doing what you want with who you want? Are your biases and prejudices hurting you? Do you have., all the facts? What is working and what isn't? What is fun and what is not? Are the hours you are spending on any project paying for themselves or otherwise rewarding you? Are you ignoring obvious new directions? Is a guilt trip getting laid on you? Have one time friends become psychic energy sinks? Are church or family demanding too much of your energy?