[Log In] []

Exploring the science and magic of Identity and Access Management

Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. — Theodore Roosevelt

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Pardon Me, I’m Multi-tasking

Humor
Author: Mark Dixon
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
8:13 am

Buffer

Does multi-tasking just spread what limited IQ I have around to the different projects I do?  Sometimes I feel like that.

Dilbert 131113

 

Biosensing Dilbert

Humor, Internet of Things
Author: Mark Dixon
Friday, September 27, 2013
7:31 am

Buffer

After all the hype I heard this week about the Internet of Things, perhaps this Dilbert strip from mid August puts things into perspective – a use case for Supervisory Control enabled by the Internet of Things.

Dilbert 130815

 

Prehistoric Blogging

Humor, Social Media
Author: Mark Dixon
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
6:25 am

Buffer

Did you ever wonder who the first blogger was?  Now, thanks to Frank & Ernest, we know …

Frank Earnest 130624

 

Cloud Computing: Top Ten Lists

Cloud Computing, Humor
Author: Mark Dixon
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
7:22 pm

Buffer

Ironically, within minutes this evening, I followed two cloud computing links - BC Comics’ definition and a more serious, post, Top 10 List for Success in the Cloud, by Octave Orgeron.  With all due respect to Octave, I propose a Top 10 List for successful cloud computing, using Wiley’s definition (following the comic strip).

BC130611

Here is my top 10 list for successful cloud computing:

10. The seat in front of you is far enough away so you can actually lower the tray and open your laptop

9.  The flight attendant doesn’t spill water on your keyboard 

8.  You remembered to charge your laptop before leaving the office

7.  You didn’t forget the new password you set this morning

6.  The inflight WiFi connection actually works

5.  Your credit card has enough headroom to actually pay for inflight WiFi

4.  The person in the seat next to you stops talking long enough for you to do some actual computing

3.  The person in the seat next to you isn’t employed by your biggest competitor

2.  You don’t get motion sick while trying to focus on your spreadsheet during turbulence

1.  You resist the urge to give up and watch a movie instead

 

WordPress Tags:
 

Google or Giggle?

Humor, Social Media
Author: Mark Dixon
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
4:30 am

Buffer

Which type of glasses do you prefer?

Frankandearnest 130514

 

The REAL Reason for Global Warming

Humor
Author: Mark Dixon
Monday, April 22, 2013
5:47 pm

Buffer

Only from our friends at Non Sequitur …

Nonsequitur 130421

I particularly like the thought of tulips outside the igloo!

 

The Standard Tax Refund

Humor
Author: Mark Dixon
Monday, April 15, 2013
9:12 pm

Buffer

In honor of USA tax day … a bit of Wizard of ID levity.  I would laugh harder if it weren’t so close to the truth.

Wizardofid 130414

 

While the Ire is Hot

Humor, Social Media
Author: Mark Dixon
Friday, April 12, 2013
4:44 pm

Buffer

Finally … the reason people post social media comments in anger …

Frankearnest 130412

 

Thanks, Frank & Ernest!

 

Spinning in Place? It’s the Flowchart!

Humor
Author: Mark Dixon
Saturday, April 6, 2013
9:05 pm

Buffer

Xkcd 130403

Now I know why I don’t make progress some times.  There is an infinite loop in my design.

Courtesy xkcd.

 

Empathy in [Robotic] Leadership

Humor, Leadership
Author: Mark Dixon
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
5:23 am

Buffer

Empathy: The capacity to recognize emotions that are being experienced by another sentient or fictional being.

Will we ever be led by robots  - with or without empathy?

Dilbert130403

I doubt that anyone has ever accused Larry Ellison of being a robot.

 
 
 
 
 
Copyright © 2005-2013, Mark G. Dixon. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by WordPress.