Remember windows 'JUST WORKS'

From: Rod 
------------------------------------------------------
So I need to update 8.1 to 8.1 update 1???
  Why not 8.1.1 or just 8.2?
Great give the xp crowd some sort justification.

Microsoft confirms it's dropping Windows 8.1 support
http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-windows/microsoft-confirms-its-dropping-windows-81-support-240407
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Deep Freeze Alt?

From: David White 
------------------------------------------------------
One idea: Setup a Linux host with a Windows VM that just boots to the
original snapshot every time.

I think I've heard of people doing that before. Thoughts on deployment?


On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 11:37 AM, David White  wrote:

> Anyone know of any open source alternatives to Deep Freeze or the old
> Microsoft Steady State that accomplishes the same purpose?
>
> I'm sure there's gotta be something Unix-based (although it'll be
> maintaining / restoring Windows machines)....
>
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>
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Nonprofit Organizations Worldwide
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423-693-4234

Fwd: Modis.NET

From: Dan Lyke 
------------------------------------------------------
This may actually have come across here already, I haven't been watching
the Chattanooga job postings too closely, but I know some of y'all can get
through notYET code...

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Standifer, Joshua 
Date: Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 8:16 AM
Subject: Modis.NET
To: "danlyke@flutterby.com" 


Dan,



Thanks for taking my call and offering to pass this info along. Below
you'll find the positions that I currently have open. Thanks again!



*CHOICE DATA: Contract to Hire *

Advanced ASP .Net MVC developer, must at least worked on  ASP .Net MVC
projects 3 years and above.

Excellent knowledge and skills with web development tools in C#,
Javascript, HTML, CSS, JSON, AJAX

Excellent knowledge and skills in LINQ ,  .Net 2.0/3.5/4.0/4.5

Excellent knowledge and skills in SQL Server 2005/2008

Good knowledge and experience in C, C++.

Good knowledge and experience in Java is a plus.

Dependable, team oriented, can take on project/task independently



Primary focus: Web services and SQL Server. Experience with security issues
and database maintenance tasks/plans a huge plus. Experience with
encryption routines and replication required. General Definition
Web/Software Developer requires technically strong candidate with expertise
in enterprise-wide application architectures. Candidate should be well
versed in web applications and Microsoft technologies. This position
additionally requires a wide variety of programming bkground, and a strong
programming discipline and database programming knowledge. This job
requires a team player that will be able to work with or lead other
developers and be involved with new application development and
enhancements to existing applications and also assist with maintenance and
support of issues and bug fixes. This position also requires
adherence/familiarity to project delivery lifecycle steps - requirements,
functional design, coding, unit and system testing, user acceptance and
implementation. Responsibilities * Develop technical designs, using text,
use cases, component, sequence, and class diagrams * Build stable,
flexible, enterprise applications that are maintainable * Demonstrate
knowledge of transaction processing and implementation of object-oriented
environment * Define, design and implement enterprise architectures,
technology standards, good coding practices, and quality standards *
Demonstrate expertise in administration and maintenance of IIS Web sites *
Demonstrate ability to create prototypes * Development of specifications
and estimates for intranet applications * Work with team members and users
to analyze and document business requirements * Foster teamwork and a
spirit of collaboration Skills * Exposure to developing Active Server Pages
and ASP.NET, VB.NET, C#, VB/JavaScript, XML and HTML applications *
exposure to developing web-based, n-tier applications using Microsoft
Transaction Server (MTS), Component Server, SQL Server, and Internet
Information Server (IIS) * Knowledge of database architectures, T-SQL and
stored procedures in MS SQL Server 2000 * Experience in ASP with an
in-depth knowledge of .NET framework * Experience working in data modeling
and ERD tools * Experience in XML Web based services and COM/COM+ *
Experience with Active Reports and SQL Reporting Services * Proven ability
to carry a large development task from concept to completion * A BS in
computer science or equivalent experience * Excellent written and oral
communication skills * Works well in a team environment
------------------------------

   1.
*TVA: C# ASP.Net Developer Chattanooga, TN *I year contract with the
   possibility of extension *(REMOTE WORK WITH IN OFFICE VISITS POSSIBLE
   OPTION) *

 The contracts could last between 6-18 months and there is the potential
for converting to a full time employee. TVA is a well-respected employer
within our market!  *The right fit is key!*

-          .NET experience - Specifically, ASP.Net
-          Web page development experience

o        JavaScript
o        JQuery
o        CSS
o        HTML

-          SQL Server knowledge, 200/2005/2008

-          We are also looking for someone with the right attitude to come
in and be excited to solve problems.  We want people who are eager and able
to troubleshoot and look for ways to improve existing systems

Analyzes business or scientific system delivery specifications or purchased
software and develops the technical design. Develops and tests the
application software and implements it for use in a configuration managed
environment. Acts as a source of direction, training, and guidance for less
experienced Analysts. Position leads development efforts for complex and
technical systems. Requires advanced knowledge of Information Technology
and someone who serves as a technical expert. Must be able and willing to
assume on-call rotational assignments which may include 24 hour on 7-day
per week availability. Additionally must be willing and able to travel to
carry out project work.

Development of the technical design includes:
* Establish and design technical framework for system
* Design System components including user interfaces
* Design data conversion requirements
* Define operational requirements including scheduling, capacity planning
and resource requirements
* Define test environment including development of test cases

Responsible for the development and testing which includes:
* Generation of executable code based on accepted programming standards
* Unit testing of executable code
* Integration testing of executable code
* Develop operational procedures
* Follows change control procedures and quality assurance standards
* Verification that system meets all business requirements, including
reliability and process volumes
* Receive approval from user that system is ready for production and
prepares associated documents for production release

Job Modifier
Utilizes client-based or web development tools to develop solutions for a
variety of complex and difficult problems or systems.
List of additional technologies in their environment NOT REQUIRED
The technologies and techniques that we use here are:

-          WCF
o   SOAP
o   REST

-          ASP.NET
-          LINQ
-          C#
-          Entity Framework
-          ASP.NET MVC3
-          SQL Server 2008

o   SSIS
o   SSRS
o   SSAS

-          Business Intelligence

o   We're trying to get into this more... .we want to build some cubes and
change the way we store data, but we need people!
o   Star Schemas
o   Data Cubes

-          Windows Services
-          High Availability Clustering
-          Telerik third-party control sets for Silverlight and ASP.NET
-          Silverlight
-          Tibco Enterprise Service Bus and web services


*------------------------------*

*2. TVA Programmer Analyst Chattanooga, *

I year contract with the possibility of extension *(REMOTE WORK WITH IN
OFFICE VISITS A POSSIBLE OPTION)*

THIS IS THE ENTRY LEVEL FOR PROGRAMMER ANALYSTS. BASED ON DEFINED
SPECIFICATIONS PROVIDES THE FOLLOWING: DEVELOPS EXECUTABLE CODE USING
ADOPTED PROGRAMMING STANDARDS PREPARES TEST DATA UNIT TESTS CODE DOCUMENTS
PROGRAMS FOLLOWS CHANGE CONTROL PROCEDURES UTILIZES CLIENT/SERVER AND/OR
WEB DEVELOPMENT TOOLS TO DEVELOP SOLUTIONS FOR A VARIETY OF MODERATE TO
WELL DEFINED BUSINESS PROBLEMS, OR SEGMENTS OF MODERATELY DEFINED, BUT
COMPLEX AND DIFFICULT PROBLEMS OR SYSTEMS. BS OR BA DEGREE IN COMPUTER
SCIENCE, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION OR RELATED FIELD OR EQUIVALENT IS
REQUIRED. SOFT SKILL SET INCLUDES TEAM BUILDING AND LISTENING. KNOWS
FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS, PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES RELATED TO APPLICATION
DEVELOPMENT MUST BE KNOWLEDGEABLE OF AND HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH 1 OR MORE OF
THE LANGUAGES AND OS LISTED ABOVE. MAY REQUIRE 24-HOURS-A-DAY,
7-DAYS-A-WEEK AVAILABILITY VIA A BEEPER OR OTHER COMMUNICATION MECHANISMS.
TRAVEL MAY BE REQUIRED TO CARRY OUT PROJECT WORK.





Thanks,


*Joshua Standifer*
Talent Sourcer

*Modis*

633 Chestnut Street ST1350
Chattanooga, TN 37450

T: 423-763-4084
C:865-307-4193
joshua.standifer@modis.com
[image: Signature Logo]
Proud Sponsor of the U.S. Olympic Team.

Red Flag Shuts Down

From: Mike Harrison 
------------------------------------------------------

http://www.zdnet.com/cn/chinas-home-grown-linux-os-shutters-7000026404/

China's state-funded answer to global software giants like Microsoft, the 
Chinese company filed for liquidation over the weekend and terminated all 
employee contracts. Set up in late-1999 amid the dot-com boom, Red Flag 
was touted as an alternative to Windows, offering desktop and server OSes 
built on the open-source Linux platform. It thrived in the early days, 
inking deals with partners such as Oracle and Dell which products were 
certified to support and shipped with Red Flag Software.

-------------------------------------------------------

I actually thought this was a great thing for China..
Sad for it to die this way.



======================================================================================
Mike Harrison http://www.geeklabs.com/mike.harrison.public.key.txt

OT: Windows 9 "Threshold"

From: John Aldrich 
------------------------------------------------------
Hmm... according to  
http://bgr.com/2014/01/13/microsoft-windows-9-release-date/ the next  
release of Windows, Windows 9, AKA Threshold, is supposed to be to  
Windows 8 what Windows 7 was to Vista. I have to admit, Win7 is an  
improvement over Vista, but still...
Have to wonder if this is going to be the beginning of the end of MS  
Windows or if Microsoft will be able to pull another rabbit out of  
their hat.

Dell Venue Pro windows 8.1 tablet review....

From: Phil Sieg 
------------------------------------------------------
So I got one of these yesterday to satisfy my curiosity.

8" screen with 1280x800 rez. 32gb, 2 mb ram atom quad core processor (64bit) and micro sd card slot. 10 hour battery. Full Windows, not the neutered soon to be forgotten RT version.

Very nice construction and feel, snappy processor, beautiful responsive touch screen all for $250 ish.

I HATE WINDOWS...but I got this because it is the ONLY tablet that will print to anything and has a desktop interface and file folder hierarchy as well as the "metro" tablet interface.

So far I am very impressed with the hardware, and its potential. I am also disgusted with the Microsoft app store and their pitiful support for Metro apps.

Right now the most glaring omission is a great email app on the tablet (Metro) side. The quasi outlooky thingy that is included sucks ass. 

I think if Ballmer's replacement is quasi competent, this is a sleeping giant. Stick this into a keyboard folio and you actually have an honest to god laptop replacement that doubles as a fine tablet for ebooks, netflix, browsing, and quick email reads.

Here it is booting into Ubuntu from USB: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WrRngZ4giE

Nice little piece of kit. Don't know if I will keep it, depends on what launches at CES next week.

Phil Sieg
President
SeniorTech LLC / snapfōn®
www.snapfon.com
phil.sieg@seniortechllc.com

Phone: 423.535.9968
Fax: 423.265.9820
Mobile: 423.331.0725

"The computer is the most remarkable tool that we've ever come up with. It's the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds."

Steve Jobs, 1955-2011




OT: telecommute opportunity

From: Matt Keys 
------------------------------------------------------
Passing it along.

Regards,
Matt

----
From: Angie Gresh 
Sent: Wednesday, November 06, 2013 3:56 PM
To: Angie Gresh
Subject: Architect

Can be remote with SOME travel
Send a resume
us citizen/greencard holder
$70 - $78/hour

Responsible for design, development, configuration and deployment of 
VMware technologies in support of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and Private Cloud. 
Develops design and functional specifications, produces deliverables 
related to the project(s) assigned and assists in post implementation 
support and system enhancement. Provides support to production teams for 
Incident/Problem/Change Management, vendor escalation and 
troubleshooting. Experience with industry leading virtualization 
toolsets and techniques particularly required is experience with VMware 
vCloud Suite and Microsoft virtualization products. Knowledge of Cisco 
networking devices, EMC Storage, Cisco UCS and VCE vBlocks. Application 
knowledge of Cordy and experience with Windows, Linux, Unix and MySQL is 
desired. Bachelor' degree in Computer Science, Information System or 
other related field or equivalent work experience. Typically has 2-5 
years of system admin/architecture and cloud environments including 
private, hybrid and public. Relies on extensive experience and judgment 
to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. 
May provide consultation on complex projects and is considered to be the 
top level contributor/specialist. A wide degree of creativity and 
lattitude is expected. Team member will be part of a virtual global team.

The role can be performed remotely with periodic travel to Hightstown, 
NY location and/or New York City location if the candidate is not local. 
While the candidate can be located anywhere the candidate must 
accommodate East Coast hours on a regular basis.

Angie Gresh
Technical Recruiter
Native Staffing
A Certified Minority owned Small Business
Phone:(410) 374-0149 Ext 302
Fax: (410) 374-6609
Located in Hampstead, MD
angie.gresh@nativestaffing.com
www.nativestaffing.com

ok this is weird, e-mails from South Africa

From: Rod 
------------------------------------------------------
Dave is right I must have gotten myself on a list somewhere.

------- Forwarded message -------
From: "Gadget Arena Ltd" 
To: rod-lists@epbfi.com
Cc:
Subject: 30% SALES OFF ON BLACKBERRY, APPLE, SAMSUNG, DIGITAL CAMERA AND  
LENSES
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:43:40 -0400

We hope this message meet you well, please visit our website
http://gadgetarena.wozaonline.co.za/ we are supplier of quality gadgets to
the public at affordable prices. We are situated in Bloemfontein, South
Africa. We are running a promotional sales for this week, save 30% and
tell friends and family to benefit from the sales.

Some of the deal are listed below
BLACKBERRY
BlackBerry Bold 9900 | R3,500
Blackberry Q5  | R3,000
Blackberry Z10  | R4,000
Blackberry Q10  | R4,500
Blackberry porsche p9981 | R10,000

Sony Xperia V 8GB  | R4,200
Sony Xperia Z 16GB | R4,000

APPLE iPHONE
Apple Iphone 4S 16GB | R3,800
Apple Iphone 4S 32GB | R4,000
Apple Iphone 4S 64GB | R4,500

Apple Iphone 5 16GB | R4,000
Apple Iphone 5 32GB | R5,500
Apple Iphone 5 64GB | R6,000

Samsung Galaxy Tab | R3,000
Samsung Galaxy Note II 16GB| R3,500
Samsung Galaxy S III 16GB | R3,500
Samsung Galaxy S III 32GB | R4,000
Samsung Galaxy S4 16GB | R3,700
Samsung Galaxy S4 32GB | R4,200


Microsoft Surface 10.6" 32GB Tablet | R4,000
Microsoft Surface Pro 10.6" 128GB Tablet  | R8,500


APPLE iPAD 2
Apple iPad 2 Black&White 16GB 9.7" Tablet With WiFi & 3G | R4,000
Apple iPad 2 Black&White 32GB 9.7" Tablet With WiFi & 3G | R4,300
Apple iPad 2 Black&White 64GB 9.7" Tablet With WiFi & 3G | R5,500
Apple iPad 4 Black 64GB 9.7" Tablet With WiFi & 4G | R6,000

APPLE MACBOOKS
Apple MacBook MC207 13" Intel Core 2 Duo Notebook | R3,500
Apple MacBook Air 11" 64GB | R4,350
Apple Macbook 13.3 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo | R4,600
Apple MacBook 13.3" Intel Core 2 Duo Notebook | R4,750
Apple MacBook Air 11.6" Intel Core 2 Duo Notebook | R4,800
Apple MacBook 13" White 2.1GHz Intel Core Duo | R4,800
Apple MacBook MC516LL/A 13.3" Intel Core 2 Duo | R4,850
Apple MacBook Air 11" 128GB | R5,700
Apple MacBook Air 11.6" Intel Core 2 Duo Notebook | R6,150
Apple MacBook Air 13.3" Intel Core 2 Duo Notebook | R6,400
Apple MacBook Air 13" 128GB | R6,800
Apple MacBook Air 13" 256GB | R7,800
Apple MacBook Air 13.3" Intel Core 2 Duo Notebook | R7,300
Apple MacBook Air MC233LL/A 13" Intel Core 2 | R7,950
Apple MacBook Pro 15" Intel Core 2 Duo Notebook | R7,000
Apple MacBook Pro 15.4" 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo | R8,000
Apple MacBook Pro MB991LL/A 13.3" Intel Core 2 | R8,000
Apple MacBook Pro 15.4" Intel Core i5 Notebook | R8,500
Apple MacBook Pro 13"2.66GHz | R8,300
Apple MacBook Pro 13"2.4GHz | R7,000
Apple MacBook Pro 13.3" Intel Core 2 Duo Notebook | R7,300
Apple MacBook Pro 15.4" Intel Core i5 Notebook | R9,200
Apple MacBook Pro 15"2.66GHz | R10,800
Apple MacBook Pro 15"2.53GHz | R9,600
Apple MacBook Pro MB470LL/A 15" Intel Core 2 | R9,800
Apple Macbook Pro 17'' i5 2.53GHZ MC024LL/A | R12,000
Apple MacBook Pro 15.4" Intel Core i7 Notebook | R10,200
Apple Macbook Pro 17" Intel Core i5 Notebook | R12,500
Apple MacBook Pro 15" Intel Core 2 Duo Notebook | R11,500
Apple MacBook Pro MC266LL/A 17" Intel Core 2= | R12,700

PRINTER
Epson LQ-590 Dot Matrix Printer | R2,500
Epson LQ-3090 Dot Matrix Printer | R3,500
Epson DFX-9000 Dot Matrix | R22,500
Epson DFX-9000N Dot Matrix Printer | R25,000
EPSON STYLUS PRO 11880 PLOTTER K3 64" | R65,200

HP Color LaserJet CP3525x Printer | R7,200
HP LaserJet P4015x - Black 52ppm, 128MB Std, Networked Printer | R8,000
HP LaserJet P4015dn Printer | R7,000
HP Laser Jet P4015n - Black 52 ppm, 128 MB Std,Networked Printer | R6,000
HP Designjet 510 610 mm Printer (CH336A) | R9,000
Lexmark X860de 4 Mono Multi Function Printer | R40,800


PROJECTOR
Epson EB-915W Desktop Projector  | R8,000
Epson EB-S12 Projector  |  R4,000
Epson EB-X12 Entry Level Projector  |  R4,600
Epson Eb-1950 3lcd Projector  |  R10,200
Epson EB-95 Projector  | R6,200
Epson EB-1750 Projector  |  R7,700

CANON CAMCORDER
Canon EOS C300 Professional Cinema Camcorder Body  |  R85,500
Canon XF305 HD Professional Camcorder  |  R42,000
Canon XF300 HD Professional Camcorder  |  R36,000
Canon XF105 HD Professional Camcorder  |  R19,500
Canon XF100 HD Professional Camcorder  |  R15,500
Canon XA10 HD Professional Camcorder  |  R10,000

PANASONIC CAMCORDER
Panasonic AG-HMC41E Professional Camcorder (PAL) | R10,000
Panasonic AG-3DA1 Full HD 3D Camcorder | R55,000
Panasonic AG-AC130 AVCCAM HD Handheld Camcorder with Lighting Kit | R12,000
Panasonic HDC-MDH1 AVCHD Camcorder (PAL)+ Filter Davis MAX Pro Kit Bundle
| R7,500
Panasonic HDC-MDH1 AVCHD Camcorder (PAL)  + HDMI Davis MAX Pro Kit Bundle
| R7,000
Panasonic HDC-MDH1 AVCHD Camcorder (PAL) + Wide Angle/Telephoto Lenses
HDMI Davis MAX Pro HUGE Kit Bundle R8,000
Panasonic HDC-MDH1 (PAL) Professional Camcorder R6,000
Panasonic HDC-MDH1 AVCHD Camcorder (PAL) + Deluxe Camera Bag + Accessory
Saver Bundle R7,500


We offer same day delivery base on destination, please check website for
more details.

FOR MORE DETAILS PLS CONTACT
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Helpline: 079 431 6584 | 051 004 2341
Email: sales.gadgetarena@gmail.com


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coupons.com: major web/linux fail

From: Rod 
------------------------------------------------------
Just got off the phone with my sister in law. I was trying to help her  
with coupons.com.
She is using a desktop with Peppermint OS, a linux distro that uses  
chromium for a lot of things including web apps.

The site kept telling her it only supported certain browsers including  
chrome.
So I tried to walk her thru changing user agent after I googled the  
"chrome" user agent.
Didn't work. So I tried the site with Chrome proper on linux same effect.

I had her try to install firefox. Coupons.com let her in but then tried to  
get her to install a .exe.
She gave up.

I sent a complaint and got reply just as I was firing up the mail client.  
They must have these replys on standby.
Basically they don't support linux and few other things. Makes me wonder  
what kind of spyware they are installing.

see attached below
----------------------------------------------------------------

Thanks for contacting Coupons.com Customer Support.  Our coupon-printing  
technology is currently supported on the following computer operating  
systems and web browsers:

Windows
Microsoft Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, Server 2003, and 2000 when used with  
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher (32-bit only), Mozilla Firefox, Google  
Chrome, Apple Safari, Opera, and most MSN and AOL browsers.

MAC
Macintosh OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.7 (Lion), 10.6 (Snow Leopard),  
Safari 5.0 or higher, Firefox 3.7 or higher, and Google Chrome.

Coupon printing is not supported on Linux, Chrome OS, Windows 98/ME,  
WebTV, or virtual computing environments such as VMWare.   Also, the  
coupon printer may not work with "beta" releases of supported browsers,  
and is disabled in virtual computing environments.
Below is the link to the coupon that you can print at a later time where  
you are able to install the coupon printer.
http://b.coupons.com/z.asp
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Linux on Curriculum at Chattanooga College

From: Mike Harrison 
------------------------------------------------------

Partially thanks to Daniel Applegate, I got roped into
being on the advisory board at Chattanooga College (formerly ECPC).

Ok. Stop Laughing. 3+ months ago that would have been appropriate 
snickering. Things have changed.

Terry Parker took over a few months ago and has completely 
rebuilt a jobs skill focused IT program. That means it's mostly 
MS-centric, with apropos certifications (A+/CompTIA/Microsoft/Cisco..)
and focus as well as a two year Associates Degree. All new intructors, new 
computers, new labs.. an amazing transformation in about 3 months with 
more on the way.

It also includes Linux (Redhat RHCE focused) in the curriculum
as a major chunk of time! Mostly as a server it seems... but it's awesome
to see it blocked out in the curriculum formerly.

Which brings me to: NICE FACILITIES FOR MEETINGS/EVENTS

Terry would like to get more cross-pollination of the students
with local IT-centric groups, and offers some meeting/classroom
space as bait. There has been some talk about a pseudo-formal 
educational/presentational meeting or more (a half or full day)
this might be good for both groups. Of course, his interest is bringing in 
fresh perspectives, energy and people for his students as well as 
potential students or people wanting certifications.
We get a chance to share Linux/FOSS/etc..  and infect these soon to be 
corporate M$-Lackeys with a subversive strain of intelligence.


Terry is:  Terry.Parker@epbfi.....  (you can guess the rest)
if anyone wants to take him up on that offer and contact him about 
availability.

--Mike--





OT: Client Services aka Help Desk job at UTC

From: Reed Gregory 
------------------------------------------------------
Another job posting for those looking.  This is more entry level type
stuff.  Full time salary with benefits though.

https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=3D42967&lang=3Den&sns

[OT mostly] Microsoft buys Nokia

From: Chad Smith 
------------------------------------------------------
Well, technically, it's "Handset division".  I guess any hope for a follow
up to the N900 is dead forever now.  How far did they fall from the Maemo
days to literally becoming a part of the Evil Empire=99=AE=A9!  (Exaggerate=
d
emotionality for emphasis.)

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/press/2013/Sep13/09-02AnnouncementPR.as=
px

http://techland.time.com/2013/09/03/my-first-nine-questions-about-microsoft=
s-nokia-acquisition/

http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/09/03/microsoft-to-acquire-nokias-smartpho=
ne-division

http://www.wired.com/business/2013/09/microsoft-nokia/

*- Chad W. Smith*

[OT] Bye Steve

From: Stephen Kraus 
------------------------------------------------------
So, I'm sure most of you have seen Steve Ballmer has announced he is
retiring.

I wonder if they can pick a CEO that won't drag Microsoft down even more
than he could.

And for the laughs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMU0tzLwhbE

Job Posting Networks Inc

From: Jim Wells 
------------------------------------------------------

> I am looking for a good middle to senior support person. Someone that 
> can assist in providing support to small to medium sized local 
> business. Position would be a lot of Microsoft desktop and server 
> support. Some Cisco and similar product experience with firewalls, 
> networking, Linux and VoIP skills would be useful. Send resume to the 
> e-mail address listed below.
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jim Wells
> Networks Inc
> jwells at nwinc dot net
>
> .
>

DELL VRTX for Linux?

From: Mike Harrison 
------------------------------------------------------

Mike Bell, a regional Dell rep stopped by our office yesterday
and showed off some slides and remote management interfaces for these:

Dell PowerEdge VRTX  "Shared Infrastructure Platform"

http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/poweredge-vrtx/pd

Which seems to hit a sweet spot for the kinds of things we do.
They are fairly new, and he and his materials were Microsoft 
centric.

Anyone running Linux on these or know anyone with some experience with 
them running Linux (Redhat-ish or Debian-ish)?



OT Job Posting

From: jwells@networksonline.net
------------------------------------------------------
I am looking for a good middle to senior support person. Someone that can 
assist in providing support to small to medium sized local business. 
Position would be a lot of Microsoft desktop and server support. Some Cisco 
and similar product experience with firewalls, networking, Linux and VoIP 
skills would be useful. Send resume to the e-mail address listed below.


Thanks,

Jim Wells
Networks Inc
jwells at nwinc dot net 

MS-Phone... For testing needed

From: Mike Harrison 
------------------------------------------------------

The server side is written in PHP on Linux (On Topic!)

Anyone got a current generation Microsoft OS / Web Browser
phone I can borrow for 5 minutes to see what a web interface
looks like on it? I'll buy coffee, lunch, etc..

Option B: I can pick one up on eBay or elsewhere. I know..

--Mike--


OT: Dalton sysadmin

From: Matt Keys 
------------------------------------------------------
Another local job :

---
Hi Matt,

I hope you don't mind me reaching out to you but I'm currently on a 
search for a System Administrator in the Dalton, GA area and I found 
your profile on LinkedIn. I realize this may not be a job for you, but 
perhaps you know someone in your network that would be interested. My 
client is looking for someone with 4 or more years experience with 
Microsoft Exchange, VMware, and LAN/WAN. Additional experience in Cisco 
ASA firewall, switch, unified communication, Linux webservers and SQL 
DBA would all be a plus.

This is a full-time permanent position!

Thanks for your time and consideration.
Happy to shoot over a job description and discuss further!

Melissa Pavlicin
Recruiter
ePlus Technologies
214-335-2767
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OT: Job Posting - Business Intelligence Analyst

From: Bret McHone 
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I am just passing this along for anyone who is looking for a great place to
work that may qualify for the position.
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You can apply at www.etch.com

Business Intelligence Analyst

   - Bachelor's degree in I.S. related field, or the equivalent
   - Project management & implementation experience required
   - Strong organizational & communication skills
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   Overall responsibility for support & growth of the Clinical and Business
   Intelligence Program at East Tennessee Children's Hospital. The Business
   Intelligence Analyst's primary responsibility is to develop, implement,
   train and maintain business and clinical intelligence tools that will
   provide actionable information to both clinical and business related staff.
   This position will also be responsible for monitoring the data repository
   and any other data marts and databases that we are using toward this
   effort. Additionally, this position will review, edit and monitor database
   maintenance plans for various production sql databases. This position will
   be a key part of our strategy to move toward the Business and Clinical
   Intelligence Model in Information Systems.

   Ability to organize and present training programs. Demonstrated ability
   to work with minimal supervision, coordinate long-term projects, maintain
   confidentiality of sensitive patient and hospital information.Must be able
   to use the following software tools wtih proficiency: Microsoft SQL Server,
   Microsoft SQL Reporting Services, Microsoft SQL Server Business
   Intelligence Development Studio, Microsoft Visual Studio Development
   Environment. Ability to learn and use other BI tools as required.

   *Physical Requirements:* Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required
   for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to
   move objects. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure
   to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting,
   squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or
   repetitive motions may be required.

ADEV Meetup-A Second Look at JavaScript: What you Might be Missing by Cory Loriot-Tuesday, April 9, 2013

From: "kitepilot@kitepilot.com" 
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Got the message below today and I am heading tomorrow to Atlanta.
If anyone is interested and want to ride along pls contact me off list.
ET
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A Second Look at JavaScript: What You Might Be Missing by Cory Loriot 

 

Topic: A Second Look at JavaScript: What You Might Be Missing by Coy Loriot 

 

Special Thanks to our Sponsor:  CTS will be providing the refreshments for 
this month's event! 

Summary:  Everyone has used JavaScript, but have you really pushed your JS 
knowledge to the limits?  In this discussion we are going to analyze 
JavaScript (ECMAScript 5) as a prototyping language and what the means to 
developers. We will also learn about object design, advanced iteration, DOM 
Manipulation, event handling, and asynchronous callbacks. We will finish by 
creating a one-page site that consumes JSON data from web services via 
asynchronous callbacks. 

 

Speaker Bio:  Cory Loriot has twelve years of experience as a web and 
desktop applications developer. He also has five years of expertise 
providing direct support to the Department of Defense initiatives at the 
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) and the Air 
Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC). Mr. Loriot is a strong enterprise 
application developer using the Microsoft development toolset. He has 
integrated legacy applications and business processes into SharePoint Portal 
Server (SPS) 2003 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 
technologies, as well as SharePoint Server 2010. He has also designed 
enterprise web applications using ASP.Net and ASP.Net MVC. He has a solid 
understanding of database design methodologies and implementat ion using 
both Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle. Mr. Loriot is currently a candidate 
for the Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) of SharePoint 2010. 

 

Date: Tuesday, March 12th at 6:30pm 

 

Location: 950 East Paces Ferry Road NE, Suite 2155 (21st floor), Atlanta, GA 
30326 

 

Parking: FREE Parking is available in the MARTA Parking Lot located directly 
across the street from the building. Please do not park in the One Atlanta 
Plaza building parking lot because parking is no longer free there. 

 

RSVP: Food and drinks will be provided, so please RSVP to this event ONLY is 
you are able to attend. If your status changes, please make sure to update 
the website! 

 

Website: http://www.meetup.com/AMDEV-Atlanta-Microsoft-Developers/