Monthly Archives - November 2009

Making the Migration to Windows 7

According to industry analysts at Forrester Research, two-thirds of firms they surveyed have plans to migrate to Windows 7.  Forrester believes the time to have this done is [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: November 30, 2009

Thankful

Thanksgiving… and we all have something for which to be thankful.  And it’s not shopping on Friday. I’m thankful for family, near and far, and for the folks around [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: November 24, 2009

Tech Versus The Humanities

The debate among educators goes on: humanities or the sciences?  Where are our collective best interests served when it comes to educating our students? [image at left sourced from [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: November 20, 2009

Hackers Gotta Hack

Those calculators are  from the graphing calculator collection belonging to one Brandon Wilson.  He’s one of a small breed of calculator hackers — hobbyists who trade tips and homemade [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: November 17, 2009

The Way We Get By

Off Topic: Anyone catch last night’s (Nov 11th) PBS showing of “POV”?  The one bearing this entry’s title? Apropos of Veterans Day, POV showed the movie made by Aron [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: November 12, 2009

Indiana’s (and the Midwest’s) 800 Pound Gorilla

In a recent article in our local business weekly, Morton Marcus, an independent economist and writer (formerly with Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business) took some time to [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: November 11, 2009

Easy Money. BIG Easy Money.

There’s money, and then there’s real money. In the book The Greatest Trade Ever Wall Street Journal columnist Gregory Zuckerman lays out the tale of one John Paulson, a [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: November 10, 2009

To Barcode Or To RFID, That Is The Question

Recently, we’ve had a flurry of inquiries (well, three…) from customers asking about the differences between barcodes and RFID tags.  I’ll try to hit a few highlights here, [...]


Posted By Comments: 2 0Post Date: November 9, 2009

The Biggest Source of Churn, The Greatest Source of Hope

One interesting aspect of this recession is that everyone seems to have an opinion about what’s ‘normal’ and in particular, what constitutes the ‘new normal.’ Brian Wesbury is chief [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: November 6, 2009

You’re Not All In Like Warren’s All In

With the recession in ebb — in some places, according to some people — are you feeling better? For starters, MSNBC.com reports “better than expected readings on manufacturing and housing.”  Manufacturing [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: November 4, 2009