Posts tagged "edoralive"

2015: Top 5 Tech Blog

Dear Ed: You’re reading this note that you wrote to yourself from the year 2015, so stop reading all those other technology predictions and focus on this one because it’s the real deal.   Also, you start to get a little chubby in 2012.  I only say this because we work really hard to get... Read more »

Top 5 Reasons Why Social Media is Making Us More Honest

Social media is arguably one of the most influential technologies in history.  And while I find myself using it more and more for business, I’m still not a huge personal user (compared to some of my really geeky friends).  This might be due to the national episode that happened to me about a year and... Read more »

Snow Computing

In a post I wrote last summer on cloud computing, I shared my thoughts on the vague usage of “cloud computing”, within both technical and non-technical audiences.  It’s finally becoming generally accepted that the cloud is more or less a marketing term today.  I like the seasonal approach–perhaps snow computing during the anticipated Snowpocalypse?  We seem... Read more »

Are you in the Business of IT, or Business of the Business?

The evolution of business technology is quite impressive to say the least.  For decades, businesses have used technology to make the organization more efficient, reactive and responsive.  Historically, it’s been one of the most isolated segments of an organization, though also one of the most expensive. Unfortunately, this has also given technology a bad name–a... Read more »

Project Parole - Month 5: Running a Business on Free and Open Software

Remember Project Parole I started a while back?  Well I’m officially going on 5 months now, and I’d say it’s a success.  The goal was to move all of my personal computing/software to an open and free platform.  Not only have I successfully moved all of my personal stuff, but we have also migrated the... Read more »

Kicking off EdorAlive on ChicagoNow

The new home for EdorAlive…looking forward to contributing to the Chicago Blogosphere!