I got yet another unpleasant surprise from Google yesterday when I went to access my Google Reader. There was a dialog with a message that told me that Google reader was going away next July 1st. The only available responses were the blue OK button and the little X in the upper right corner to close.
“Do No Evil” doesn’t appear to apply if Google doesn’t think anyone is watching.
Yesterday, I got an offer for a contract that made me uncomfortable, and I turned it down. There were several reasons for me to turn it down, but the main reason was that it invoked a very bad memory.
LinkedInThis morning, I was greeted with an email (ostensibly from LinkedIn.com) informing me that I have “one of the top 10% most viewed LinkedIn profiles for 2012.”
I thought it might be something that I did. My Google Reader page has been really strange for the last day or so.
Since I have my resume posted publicly, and I have reactivated my Monster.com account, I am getting several emails and calls every day, most of which are for contracts in places I would never consider going, even for a temporary contract.
Actually, there are several problems with Linux, and there is a really good article over on Phoronix about several of them. But the main issue with Linux was humorously summed up in this XKCD cartoon. I’ve Read more […]