The Horrors of the Obama Administration

This week’s “The Pain” comic tells the story – probably from my area of the world – of Obama’s election. When I first perused it, I had assumed Mr. Kreider was not a fan of Obama. For this one, you need to read the Artist’s statement which raises the comic wit. …watching Obama‚Äôs luminous acceptance… Continue reading The Horrors of the Obama Administration

Combining Cultures

This past week, Fiserv announced that it is acquiring CheckFree Corporation, the company I have worked for over the last few years. The news came as quite a shock to everyone I spoke to, though that doesn’t necessarily mean people fear the worst. It’s split pretty evenly between pessimists and optimists. I’m a pessimist, though… Continue reading Combining Cultures

VMware Ends Global Warming

Diane Green, president and co-founder of VMware, told 7,000 attendees at VMworld 2006 in L.A., California that VMware is doing its part to end global warming. All jokes aside, Green backed her words up by having Roland Risser from GP&E give a talk about exactly what that means to a leading energy provider on the… Continue reading VMware Ends Global Warming

Team in Training

Some friends of mine, Brandon Smith and his wife, are running in the Arizona marathon on January 15th. They’re raising money for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, so it’s not just insane excercise but also a good cause. The donation site lists their progress and training goals along the way. As of October 8th, they… Continue reading Team in Training

Billy Joel, We Need Another “We Didn’t Start the Fire!”

Viruses plague MSN, service interruptions for IM’ers PayPal learns the meaning of ‘change control’ when a development error costs them days of business and customer loyalty (still not working, by the way) War in the Middle East Superman dead (this time for real) RIAA sues everyone America can’t decide between an indecisive, anti-war veteran and… Continue reading Billy Joel, We Need Another “We Didn’t Start the Fire!”