Monthly Archives: April 2011

Security and Data Protection in a Google Data Center

Security breaches happen every day and most recently we’ve heard about Amazon’s EC2 fiasco as well as the episilon incident that exposed millions of people’s contact information. Google takes some extremem steps to protect it’s customer’s data and they made

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Weird Al Parody of Lady Gaga

  This single almost didn’t make it to Weird Al’s album. Check out his blog posts below for the full story after listening to the parody.  http://alyankovic.wordpress.com/the-gaga-saga/ and http://alyankovic.wordpress.com/2011/04/20/gaga-update/

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Springboard Tour Coming to Dallas

  The Tour is back.   Join us for a full day as we take you through a deep dive into the tools, solutions and options to help you do more with less. We will cover managing the flexible workspace,

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2 minute time lapse video of Northern Lights

Cool Video of the Northern Lights from the passenger section of an airplane. SF to Paris in Two Minutes from Beep Show on Vimeo.

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DFW SecPro April Meeting 4/19

Mark your calendars! Don’t miss the next DFW Security Professionals meeting, Tuesday, April.19th 6:30-8:30pm Topic TBD. Free food and drinks will be provided. The presentation starts at 7:00PM. Starts: Tuesday April 19, 2011, 06:30PM CDT Ends: Tuesday April 19, 2011,

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The Top 10 Dying Industries (Vault)

10 Dying Industries View more presentations from Vault.com

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May Events are Up!

Two great events have been scheduled. Follow the event link to learn more and RSVP May 5th DFW IT Pro UG – EMC, VMware and VCE (6:30pm – 8:30pm) May 12 DFW IT Pro Networking Lunch (11:30am – 1:00pm) http://events.linkedin.com/May-5th-DFW-Pro-UG-EMC-VMware-VCE/pub/625974 http://events.linkedin.com/May-12-DFW-Pro-Networking-Lunch/pub/625987

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Predator: A Smart Camera that Learns from Experience

Here is a video of some crazy object reconition research out of the University of SUrry, Zdenek Kalal has developed an algorithm called “Predator” to track objects in real-time. Check out the video below. For more information on his work

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Server Virtualization Don'ts

Not all Virtualizaiton projects go well and CIO.com and computerworld.com have published some of the top money wasters and management myths. I hope you enjoy the summary Server Virtualization: 6 Management Myths During the past three to five years, when

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