Entries by Jerry Winkel

Tomorrow Windows 10 Comes Out

As I’ve been waiting for Windows 10 to be posted on MSDN, I’m struck with the magnitude of this distribution. With over a billion devices running Windows 7 or 8, we are going to have one serious test of Internet capacity. How many servers are they using to do this distribution? Local ISP’s are going […]

Greeks are confused

Here you have people who put their faith in government. Government gave them a party. Now the bill has come due. The creditor has the power to thrash them and yet they are defiant. Their leader doesn’t seem to grasp basic economics. He thinks he can stop paying the paper boy yet still demand a […]

Microsoft’s Autorotate Image Feature

I would love to know how to kill Microsoft’s auto image rotation. My expense report receipts are always getting rotated on me. I don’t realize they are wrong until I upload them to SAP. Onedrive also auto rotates images as well. If you think this is a great idea for a feature that’s fine. But […]

Liberal Bias

Conservatives have long felt that the majority of media sources have a liberal bias. Over thirty years ago a study by Robert Lichter and Stanley Rothman offered interesting data on the subject. I think it is unlikely that we will every see a study so revealing of political bias. (Source: The Media Elite by S. […]

From Lover to Hater of Dropbox

Until 9 months ago I loved Dropbox. It is unbelievably convenient. My machines and phone are all synced. I am a power user of three laptops plus my phone. I have over 160GB of data stored and use the Packrat offering so nothing is deleted. Let me change the first sentence. Until last week I […]

High CEO salaries can be bad for business, U. study finds

“Employing complex statistical analysis, the study establishes a deeper understanding of the link between executive pay and financial performance and reveals that the more executives are paid, the more they exhibit overconfidence in their decision-making, Cooper explained. This overconfidence leads to increased risk-taking behaviors, such as aggressive mergers and acquisitions, investments in questionable projects and […]

Liberals like to ignore this

New Agency Proposed to Oversee Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae By STEPHEN LABATON Published: September 11, 2003 The Bush administration today recommended the most significant regulatory overhaul in the housing finance industry since the savings and loan crisis a decade ago. Under the plan, disclosed at a Congressional hearing today, a new agency would be […]

Liberal Press Admits Bias

It’s nice to see that even the liberal media is admitting that they “swoon” over Obama. Mr. Hastings says reporters, “lose their minds”, “They start behaving in ways, you know, that are juvenile and amateurish and they swoon.” Bashir wondered about Hastings’ own questions to Obama. Hastings admitted that he, too, had taken the soft […]