Newsweek Magazine.

[Update: We let our Newsweek subscription expire…it went downhill and downhill fast. I’m not even sure if they still publish it…] I’m big on utilizing the internet for a lot of my research. Books are quickly outdated – even magazines, especially on technology topics, are often outdated before they hit the shelves. But, despite predictions …

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Book Review: Rise to Rebellion and The Glorious Cause (Author: Jeff Shaara).

As a youngster I was fascinated by the American Civil War. My bookshelves still reflect this fact. I have Freeman’s classic series Lee’s Lieutenants, Bruce Catton’s three volumes on the Army of the Potomac, and Shelby Foote’s three volume series, once considered definitive, on the war. As I grew older my interest waned a bit. …

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As I thought to myself, “I should really write a review tonight” I felt the blogging blues strike…I didn’t feel like it. But being the good blog author that I am (or want to be) I decided to plod ahead anyways. What could I review? Well I actually have so many products and services – …

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Image via Wikipedia [Updated July 28, 2017: is still available, but Sun Microsystem’s methods of managing the source code caused releases to take a long time. Then Sun was acquired by Oracle, and they eventually cut the project loose entirely. It now rests in the hands of the Apache Foundation – good hands … – A Office Productivity Suite. Read More »