Addicted to IT: Quitting is not an option

August 08, 2011
Ever yearn for the simple life? Sure you have. But don't fool yourself into thinking you'll ever escape your cage of cables and blinking lights
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The last word on app dev accountability -- and a reader challenge

August 01, 2011
What's worse: too much regulation or crap code that causes damage only victims pay for? That question answers itself, once you solve a simple riddle
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The fuss over accountability for bad code

July 25, 2011
Who should pay when poor coding damages customers? The hornet's nest poked two weeks buzzes on -- and an example of lazy coding helps clarify the issue
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Why those guilty of bad code must pay

July 18, 2011
Judging by reader feedback on last week's post, most people think it's a terrible idea to make companies liable for bad code. Here's why they're wrong
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It's time to make poor coding a felony

July 11, 2011
Are you responsible for horrible code that's allowed millions of user accounts to be compromised? Go directly to jail
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Zombie apps return from the grave!

July 05, 2011
You thought they were gone and forgotten. But after years in purgatory, some applications simply refuse to die
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How to buy hardware for virtualization

June 27, 2011
Know the optimum specs for CPU, memory, storage, redundancy, and networking to get the best possible results for virtualization
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How security became mission impossible

June 20, 2011
It's getting harder and harder to secure an Internet-connected network. In fact, it's no longer possible
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Getting sentimental over hardware

June 13, 2011
The cliché 'if it works, don't fix it' doesn't necessarily apply to servers and switches, as a monster test lab rebuild illustrates
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How to succeed in IT without really trying

June 06, 2011
Know what you're doing? If so, you'll pay the price of being in high demand, while the slackers party on
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