Google and Twitter Become Friends Again

There was a time when you could Google search something and related, topical tweets would come up in your search. Over time, this stopped (for business reasons far too complicated for my feeble mind to understand). But recent news that the two giants have met up and worked out their differences has resulted in some […]

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Is the IT department made obsolete by Google Apps? and Gaming-As-A-Service

By Brian Boyko Contributor, [GAS] Over at Network Performance Daily, we’ve been putting up a few articles dealing with ideas proposed in a controversial book by Nicholas Carr, called “The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google“. While those articles are geared toward the IT and enterprise networking set, they’re interesting reading because […]

Inemuri: The Japanese Art of the Workplace Power Nap

By Shea Gunther Contributing Writer, [GAS] One of the things that your typical geek does not get enough of, besides sex of course, is sleep. Whether it’s because we’re staying up late at night surfing Digg, writing code, or Photoshopping George Bush’s head onto Linsey Lohan’s body, it’s a good bet we’re all a few […]

Need a sure fire Wi-Fi connection? The Wi-Fire is your answer

By Rob Dunn Contributing Writer, [GAS] For those of you who use Wi-Fi on the road, you probably know how frustrating it is to find a good access point. Many companies claim to solve this problem by manufacturing extra sensitive wireless adapters that can connect to access points over a very long range, but do […]