SCOM first impressions

So my colleague has installed Microsoft SCOM 2007 R2 and now I get to play with it! I helped a bit during the installation, but can’t say one way or the other how the total experience was. First impressions are very good. I know that there are a lot of tools available to do what I need to do, and …

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So what’s the deal with cyclists and shaved legs?

Quite often I’ve been asked about why cyclists shave their legs. What is funny to me is that the first thing that people will say is: “Does it really make you that much faster?” So here’s my quick explanation of what it’s all about. There are 3 main reasons that a cyclist will shave their legs. Road Rash – There …

Managing your Digital Identity

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Friendster, Myspace, Blogger, WordPress, Flickr, Picasa and the list goes on. What this means for you is the embodiment of your digital identity. Combine this with Google, Bing, Wayback Machine and you have yourself a current and potentially a past view of your life as it exists in the online and real world. The very thing that …

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Running in the rain

Forget singing in the rain. It’s about running in the rain today. I remember not too many years ago when I would look at people running in the rain and think that it was bizarre. Why bother right? It would be sunny another day which would be much better to be outside in. For me, running and cycling were methods …