Social Media Lemmings

STOP! Just stop! You’re killing me. It’s sad to say this, but there are a growing number of lemmings… sorry… of people that can’t seem to stop spreading lies, falsehoods, and misconceptions on Facebook, Twitter, and the social media world as we know it. I know what you’re thinking, “Wow! […]

Gamers Becoming Dads

How does an active gamer share a common interest with their child and at the same time help them prioritize what is important? Recently, I’ve run into the problem that my son is excited to play his XBOX, XBOX ONE, PS3 and now PC games (on a PC I made […]

Digital Detox: Take a Break on Vacation

Let’s just be honest up front and say, “You have a problem.” I’m not sure any one of us may be able to look back now and wonder when it started. One thing is for sure though, we are all tethered by technology in one way or another. For some […]

Exploring the PCIe Bus Routes

As is evident from the Cirrascale web page, we do a lot business with customers making use of GPU Compute (or other computational accelerators, such as the Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessor).  While a few of our customers have workloads that are embarrassingly parallel, most applications require some sort of intercommunication […]

Do You Really Get What You Pay For, or is Perception Reality?

I went to a networking event a few weeks ago and ran into an old colleague from a previous company. This guy was impeccably dressed, like he could have been one of Vic the tailor’s regulars. I couldn’t help noticing he didn’t order any of the drink or food specials. […]

Yes, Finally, SEO is Dead (Well, Technically Speaking)

One of the great attributes of writing content for a blog is that you get to use these really creative titles to try and draw people in to see what you are going to rant about each week. Part of me wished that the title of this blog was just […]

The Frustrating Absence of Technology

“You know, they’re pretty old school.” What? I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. All I wanted to do was type in a link or phrase into Google (like I normally do) and get the information I wanted. Instead, I couldn’t find anything. It was one of the first times […]