Monthly Archives: June 2012
Everyone Should Know…
A time ago I wrote a post called “Three Basic Computer Skills Everyone Needs to Know.” It received a lot of attention and questions. I almost feel guilty for making computers sound so simple, so I came up with three more things that everyone should know. Learn these three, and the previous three, and you’ll be in good shape.
I Went as Hard as I Could
Physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle are truly important factors in day-to-day life. What’s more important? Listening to your body. As a former athlete, my body and mind was trained to go hard and push as much as you can, even when your body feels the limits are met. Three years ago, this train of thought failed me.
Email From Your Internet Service Provider (ISP) is a Trap
All over the world there are millions of people committing a frustrating and sometimes expensive mistake. Without knowing it they’re trapping themselves into a system that is difficult to leave. I am talking about internet service provider email systems.
My Appearance on The Survival Podcast
I was honored to spend an hour with Jack Spirko of The Survival Podcast yesterday. Episode 922 is up, where he interviews me about technology and how it relates to life and preparedness. You can find that episode here:
I’ve listened to this podcast for a few years now and it’s very good. Even though the show is called The Survival Podcast, it really is more about life, being prepared and living efficiently. I’d suggest everyone check it out.
Fun at the Jay Peak Pump House Water Park
A bit over a week ago my wonderful girlfriend surprised me with a weekend away at Jay Peak. This was an early birthday gift from my girlfriend and I was quite excited to go as the focus of our weekend would be the new Pump House Water Park. As I didn’t book the room or even foot the bill, I won’t talk about the finances. I will tell you about my experience.
I was honored to join some of my A New Domain colleagues on Dan Patterson’s weekly newscast. We covered everything from Apple to Zombies, literally!
Technology Disaster Plan Template
A number of people have asked me to post my template for disaster planning with businesses. Here are the scenarios that I always address. There may be more specific to your business, but this is a good exercise for ALL organizations.