Well, as of about 11am this morning, I am no longer an IBM employee … I’ve been made redundant! It’s a rather stupid situation … let me explain how it happened. Back in mid 2005, I was running some training for our business partners with the help of a colleague who was based in Hong … [Read More »]
Archives for March 2007
Just gave three of my laptops back to IBM (actually, I transferred them to another employee, who will probably just dispose of them through our asset management system). So for a few days I had 6 laptops, but now I’m down to three, soon to be 2. Returned: ThinkPad 600X This old clunker hasn’t been … [Read More »]
Blogs versus Forums
I was having a debate about whether we should add a blog feature to our website – which already has a discussion forum. The comment made to me was: Maybe I don’t understand blogs … but what is the difference between what we’d say in blogs and what we say in forum posts that we … [Read More »]
Just looking at one of the bits of paper that came with the docking station I bought for my new laptop from Lenovo. I think it is supposed to be some form of notice or warning – but I couldn’t really work out what they were saying ! Docking Station for Lenovo ThinkPad Notebook PC … [Read More »]
T41 arrived today too !
Just remembered – my other “new” laptop arrived today too !!! I bought a reconditioned T41 ThinkPad from IBM (probably ex-staff machine), to use as a server. I’ve been running an old T22 for the last couple of years as my always-on server, which runs my backups and my digital set-top-box EPG (electronic program guide), … [Read More »]