Monthly Archives: December 2013

Slimming down The Voice of the DBA Podcasts

I announced in the Christmas editorial that I was discontinuing the video podcasts. Needless to say I heard a complaint from my Mom that afternoon. She enjoys the podcasts, even though she doesn’t understand all the technology. I did get … Continue reading

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2013 in Review

Last year I took a few guesses about 2013. I was right about smartphones, and encryption has slowly become more important late in 2013. BYOD has become a hot topic that continues to be a problem, but I think most companies are … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Tool List

I’ve seen Scott Hanselman’s Ultimate Tool List a few times and adopted some of the tools in the past. He updated it for 2014 and has added quite a few new tools. I downloaded F.lux the other day and am giving it a test … Continue reading

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Mining for Quitters

This editorial was originally published on Jun 10, 2009. It is being re-published as Steve is on vacation. I thought this was pretty interesting, a story about a story about Google trying to figure out which people are likely to quit. Apparently … Continue reading

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