The Portable Consultant

ECM infrastructure architecture… and unrelated matters.

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Who “gets” Internet and who doesn’t

by @ Tuesday, April 12th, 2011. Filed under Grumbles, Ramblings, YukYuks

Oh, joy… we have a federal election on May 2nd. Being concerned about big ISP monopolies who had lobbied for per-user data caps and an “anti-Internet set of “Lawful Access” policies that would have Internet providers collect personal information without court oversight” The Portable Consultant  “signed” this petition by and they sent an email […]

Scanning with Kubuntu requires research

by @ Wednesday, September 8th, 2010. Filed under Open Source, Ramblings

The Portable Consultant was given the task of scanning and printing Favourite Daughter’s class schedule today. It was not as easy as it could have been. Had I been running Windows at the time it would have been semi-automatic, of course. But, no, I was running Kubuntu – the KDE version of the popular Ubuntu […]

Who’s picking your playlist?

by @ Monday, December 14th, 2009. Filed under Emerging, New Media, New Paradigms, Ramblings

So this is the first time since picking up Tapscott’s Grown up Digital that the Portable Consultant watched what he was really doing as he searched for interesting content on the Net. He now has a greater appreciation for what’s happening here.

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