Monday, July 13, 2020

Family Articles

Tivo Product Management – Are you listening? Kidzone suggestion

Sometimes I wish that I could become a temporary Product Manager at a variety of different companies...only so that I can get features into products that I use. I have many years of various types of Product Management positions,...

Our own “three wise monkeys”

The origins of the phrase "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil" may not be truly known, the phrase, on the other hand is. Wikipedia has a small write-up of the expression and its various possible origins....

Fixing a Honda Odyssey Automatic Sliding Door

I'm going a bit away from my usual tech talk on this one but still, it points to how truly information packed, the Internet is. We had a deep freeze last night, rain and then below freezing temperatures. Most...

Word games for kids when waiting or traveling

One of the blogs that I frequent has a nice repost of another blog. Being a father of 3 lovely girls, we do lots of traveling by car. While the DVD player that we have is great (I don't...

“Tipsy O’Malley” – Our Drunken Irish Ghost

We have a family ghost. His name is Tipsy O'Malley. He's Irish and, living up to the stereotype, he's always drunk. We discovered him as we started experiencing an unrealistically high number of "spilled liquids" in our house. He's...

Way behind on my posts

Just been way to busy. Here are some highlights of things that I have done: Update my activeCollab site to the latest Release Candidate Fixed my wife's computer (issues with RAM upgrade and Windows XP) Helped a friend get reconnected on their...

How to combat Phishing Scams

So, I previously posted about Phishing scams and what they look like (with screen shots). I figured that I would continue my Public Service Announcement with some tools that you can use to be sure that you don't get...

Cobras are 4-0!

Another good game for my daughter's soccer team, the Cobras! This was one of the closer games with the talent of both sides being fairly balanced. However, the Cobras were able to pull out another victory! I actually tried to...

Understanding Phishing Scams…first hand!

This is my PSA (Public Service Announcement) for the week and it is about something pretty scary...Phishing Scams. Several years ago, I was a victim of identity theft. It was not a pleasant experience but it left me wiser...

Race for the Cure!

My wonderful wife did a wonderful thing. About a week ago, she decided that she would do the Race for the Cure (The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation race in San Francisco). She has been working out for...

Go Cobras!

My oldest daughter, Natasha, is a member the Cobras of LMYA Soccer. They are currently 3-0 and looking really solid! I'm so proud of my little soccer player! She is showing a lot of promise and talent!

Anti-Spyware Tools (recommended)

There are two anti-spyware tools that are free that I recommend all Windows users install: Spybot Search & Destroy SpywareBlaster Both of these tools are free, however, you need to be diligent in terms of updating their "definitions" regularly (part of the...
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