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 ( has started redirecting to 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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