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How Big are the Big Computers?

Amazon EC2 is the biggest computer cloud in the world.  It’s big.  It has a lot of web customers (including Netflix, AirBnB and countless others) as well as a ton of enterprise customers.  In fact the system has gotten so big, that it now ranks #42 on the list of…

Upgrading My Home on the Web

Assuming you’re reading this through a browser, you probably noticed that I’ve been sprucing up the site.  I knew it was time to build a site that explained who I was a little better and gave the blog a bit more engaging interface.  If you’d like to explore a little,…

Pittsburgh Pivot – Do What Wawadoo Do

I don’t have long to post this morning, but something did float across my desk that I thought I’d pass on.  One of my favorite current Pittsburgh Startups, Wawadoo, has completed a nice little pivot. Like many startups, they recognized an opportunity and leveraged their small size and deep skill…

Sauerkraut Sunday: The Southwest Edition

There’s little happening in the world of Sauerkraut right now… though we’re all excited for tailgating around the corner.  In the mean time though, I’ve got recipes.  Today’s favorite Apple, Kraut and Cheddar Quesadillas. On to the purpose of Sauerkraut Sundays… As I go through the week, I use Twitter to send out little updates…

Recharged

I came up to Michigan more in need of a vacation than I realized.  After a Monday where I worked 6 hours and took several conference calls my family and friends came to my rescue.  I scarcely saw a computer until Friday when I took a couple meetings.  The break…

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Pittsburgh Startups, What’s Your Twitter Handle?

I am working on getting a little more plugged in to Pittsburgh Startups on Twitter.  There are a number of great ones that get their news out that way and I want to help them turn up the volume in that channel.  With that in mind, I’ve created a Twitter…

So Many Asses to Kick So Little Time

I am taking the day off blogging to kick some ass old-school style.  Being out of town for a couple of weeks has left me with more emails, voicemails, errands and overdue deliverables than I like to have on my plate.

Travel Day

I’m in the air and then on the road today, so you’ll have to do without my typical wit and wisdom.  I would suggest rocking out to some Tom Cochrane though if you get the chance, it’ll be on while I’m driving up I75 through Michigan this afternoon. Also, if…

Hey, at Least I Keep You Entertained

I wrote and then posted (or so I thought) a blog post earlier today.  When I went to create a twitter link to it, I realized their was nothing there.  Unfortunately, I don’t have the time to reproduce it, so here is a joke instead. Jesus and Satan have a…