The Self-Hating Technologist Part 2

The Self-Hating Technologist Part 2

See part one of The Self-Hating Technologist here. One of Us With the global adoption of smart devices and interconnected systems, a digital ecosystem has been created that allows unmatched potential for communication and learning. It also means that to participate in that ecosystem, you have to choose how much of yourself and your information … Read more

The Self-Hating Technologist Part 1

The Self-Hating Technologist Part 1

The technological age in which we live is absolutely incredible. The things that we are capable of accomplishing as machines talk to other machines, the improved efficiencies of our daily lives with smart devices and automation, the ability to communicate with those across the world in order to share and advance thought, invention, and society … Read more

Bradford’s Brain Balloons Column #0016 – Which file is it?

Bradford’s Brain Balloons Column #0016 – Which file is it?

Revision control is a very important thing. All to often we forget about keeping track of our electronic files and which one is the most current. If not the most recent one, the one that should be running in the system. I believe that we have all seen filenames like this: Final Version – Tim’s … Read more

Bradford’s Brain Balloons Column #0015 – What is the actual cost?

Bradford’s Brain Balloons Column #0015 – What is the actual cost?

A frequent topic for me is reacting to challenges. The reason for discussing these topics is that from my experience, things going wrong is what impacts projects and people the most. These issues cause extra costs and possibly impact project deadlines. Obviously, problems will happen, the key concept is to understand the cost of a … Read more

Bradford’s Brain Balloons Column #0014 – Troubleshooting never changes

Bradford’s Brain Balloons Column #0014 – Troubleshooting never changes

I get to work with some large and complex systems as part of my role at Harman Professional Systems. Sometimes the systems don’t work as intended. As I joke, “the best way to make a system crash, demonstrate it to customers.” The problem quickly turns into a stressful time for everyone involved. There are lots … Read more