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Opinion: Is Philadelphia Biblical University Dancing with Satan?

Updated 5/1/12: Added to references section blog articles by Thom Turner and Jamie Gleason on the name change. Introduction In 2001 I left my home in Westerlo (New York) and took up residence in Souder Dormitory at Philadelphia College of Bible (PCB). The next year the name would change to Philadelphia Biblical University (PBU). In …

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Defraggler – Simple, Free Defragmentation.

Piriform makes great products…and they are free (well, at least the basic versions…which include almost all the features). Defraggler is one of there relatively newer products – but still a great tool. I used to use Auslogics Disk Defrag but have since moved to Defraggler. For those who aren’t familiar with the concept of defragmentation – …

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Automatic Pill Dispenser

Update 3/13/13: It appears this solution is already well under way by several capable companies. You can read about eight companies in Jonah Comstock’s article over at MobiHealthNews. The last two, by e-Pill and Phillips are not particularly impressive or appealing to me, being based on older technology, but the rest appear quite interesting. Vitality …

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Sending Snail Mail to Our Non-Technical Loved Ones.

Sometimes I realize that I’m a bit of a strange one. For example, a few different ’causes’ in my life have contributed to my distaste for handwriting letters: Since childhood I have suffered physical pain in my wrists/hands when writing. I’m fine for a few lines – maybe a paragraph or two – but the …

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Re: An Arab Spring for IT.

The Article… Alan Cohen, VP of Marketing for Nicira, a disruptive startup focusing on altering the IT networking landscape, recently wrote a guest post for TechCrunch suggesting that an “Arab Spring” of sorts is occurring within IT. Reader comments have indicated a significant distaste for the analogous use of Arab Spring in comparison to IT …

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Is Asana The Task Management App We’ve All Been Waiting For?

[Important: I’ve writtens several followup articles, in chronological order: Asana: Thoughts Down the Road, Asana: Yes, I’m Still Using It, and Further Down the Road with Asana.] For the last few months the buzz around Asana, a new task management application, has been increasing. But my Google Reader is pretty packed with blogs – oftentimes …

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