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Content posted in June 2003
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Commentary  |  6/30/2003  | 
You may have noticed over the last week that our site blog (blog.networkcomputing.com/sitecontent.html) has started redirecting to blog.networkcomputing.com/nwcfeed/. This is our first step in migrating all of our weblogs to Movable Type from Blogger. Blogger has been great, but with...
Complete issue now online
Commentary  |  6/30/2003  | 
Hi folks. We've just published the final installment of our June 26th issue, featuring a comprehensive review of Instant Messaging software by Mike DeMaria and a workshop on long term data storage by Steven J. Schuchart Jr. We have also...
Pirates of the Internet: Curse of the MP3
Commentary  |  6/26/2003  | 
While driving into work this morning, I heard the radio DJs talking about the music industry's latest attempt to stop mp3 music file sharing and downloading -- they plan to sue individual users. Specifically, they're going to begin slapping lawsuits...
Forecast: Showers Still Likely
Commentary  |  6/24/2003  | 
Don't count on any single economic indicator, vendor prognostication, trend or stat to point the way to dry land.
Legal Eagle: Patent Impending
Commentary  |  6/24/2003  | 
Hiding relevant patent information is the thorn that pierces right to the heart of standards organizations.
new issue online
Commentary  |  6/23/2003  | 
Hi folks. We've just published the first installment of our June 26th issue, featuring a very extensive feature and review on vulnerability management tools by Greg Shipley and Kevin Novak respectively. We've also published a number of new site features,...
Evening from Hell
Commentary  |  6/23/2003  | 
The Netbotz environmental monitoring in the lab began to send me email yesterday afternoon, telling me that the lab was up to about 95 degrees. Oh, boy. I was busy, so I called Lori who when down there and shut...
You're Insane! No I'm not...Yes I am!
Commentary  |  6/20/2003  | 
A few weeks ago, we asked you kind folks to submit the Top 11 reasons you can tell your summer intern is insane. Well, as a sneak peek -- here's the entries that didn't make it to the Top 11...
Brother can you spare a dimensional warp generator
Commentary  |  6/19/2003  | 
Right from my spam filter to your news feed, I'm please to bring you the return of the dimensional warp generator spam in its entirety. I know I'm only encouraging the author, but this is just too good to trash....
Final installment online
Commentary  |  6/16/2003  | 
Hi folks. We've published today the final set of stories from our June 13th issue. Leading the charge this week is an in-depth review of five CRM solutions by Lori MacVittie. We also have a great workshop on managing remote...
Whither IE?
Commentary  |  6/10/2003  | 
There's been a lot of speculation lately on possible end-games stemming from Microsoft's unofficial announcement that it would terminate Internet Explorer as a stand alone application. Here's Lori MacVittie's take on the possible end of IE and what that might...
Security Watch: Don't Get Bitten by NIPS Hype
Commentary  |  6/10/2003  | 
Network intrusion prevention is not revolutionary technology; it's evolutionary, and its mutation is far from over.
Business Certification for IT
Commentary  |  6/9/2003  | 
I'd like to see the creation of an independent group that would certify techies in common business practices.
Get Your Priorities Straight
Commentary  |  6/9/2003  | 
Whether you're in IT, finance, engineering or sales, you're part of a team, not a club.
I'm Ga-Ga for Google!
Commentary  |  6/9/2003  | 
Not quite the same as going "Cuckoo for Cocoa-Puffs!" but it was the best I could think of. In any event, this issue's edition Top 11 in "The Last Mile" was "Top 11 signs you're spending too much time on...
Yihaaaa SCO!
Commentary  |  6/5/2003  | 
As the lawsuits continue to fly around The SCO Group, many of us have been searching for a single, cogent explanation of the players involved. Thankfully, Arie Rubenstein has successfully integrated the seemingly disparate worlds of Linux litigation and The...
New content online
Commentary  |  6/2/2003  | 
Hi folks. We've just published our final installment of our May 29th issue. This week, you'll find an in-depth RFI on wireless service providers by Dave Molta and a workshop on using ZENworks to manage your desktops from afar by...
New look
Commentary  |  6/1/2003  | 
Yesterday I was afflicted with some strange malady affecting my back, so I am forced (forced, I tell you!) to lay comfortably on the couch while everyone else is out fishing or at the park enjoying the sunny afternoon. So...


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