Archive for February, 2006

Bart’s Preinstalled Environment (BartPE) Version 3.1.10

Version 3.1.10 (released on Feb 13, 2006) – This looks like one of the better tools available for troubleshooting a windows installation that won’t boot. I’ve used InsertCD (Knoppix based I believe) and this works, but I’m eager to put this BartPE to use. That last version he produced was problematic for me so I hope this version shows some improvement.

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How To Troubleshoot Any Networking Problem

Tech author extraordinaire Mark Minasi shares a bit over two dozen “rules of network troubleshooting.” This will be new for some, a good review for others, and a handy reference for all.

Far more useful than an attitude review for IT people – this post actually contains some useful information! What a novel concept.

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Technologist Manifesto…, or Things Everyone in IT Should Know

I found the following link to be an insightful perspective into the issues surrounding IT in corporate America.

Technologist Manifesto…, or Things Everyone in IT Should Know

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Web 2.0 Pixel Page

As you may have noticed from my other posts, I have come to the conclusion that the concept of pixel ads is a throwaway. At least in its incarnation at milliondollarhomepage.com. The problem as I see it is that there is no real draw for the user to come to the site, other than to see the amazing mess of pixels that make up it’s home page. The most profitable web ventures make it because their real estate is useful for a large number of people. That said, it is hard to imagine the concept being much more than a 1 hit wonder, which is fine with me.

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8 Reasons Why You’re Not a Millionaire

I stopped at 8 because I’m not inclined to keep going and the list could conceivably go on for a long while. Maybe it’s the principal of the matter – you don’t want to be a money whore.

The fact of the matter remains that while you apply yourself to solving each of these problems it will inevitably lead to another list of reasons why you’re STILL not a millionaire. In reality, it seems the attainment of millionaire status is often the result of luck (and maybe a mind to seize opportunity the moment it arrives).  Keep playing the lottery.  Or read more for insight into what might be holding you back…

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