Screen-casting as a Support Tool

posted on 04/16/08 at 12:14:33 am by Joel Ross

Over the past week, I've been going back and forth with a third party vendor about some issues with their product. They have been unable to reproduce what we are seeing. We've gone back and forth giving them more detailed information, and they've been re… more »

Categories: General


The Twitter Effect

posted on 03/31/08 at 11:09:10 pm by Joel Ross

If you've noticed a slowing of posts here, there's a reason for that: Twitter. Instead of posting short posts here about something I find interesting, I usually throw that on Twitter. Questions I need an answer to? Twitter is real time and so far, has br… more »

Categories: General, Personal


Protecting Yourself Through LLCs

posted on 03/10/08 at 10:07:04 pm by Joel Ross

As part of our recent transition from Tourney Logic to Develomatic, LLC, we've learned a few things about how to set up businesses. Some of them are worth sharing! To start with, let me state that I'm not a lawyer, so if you're in this situation and wo… more »

Categories: General, Develomatic


Upgrading My Home File Server

posted on 12/05/07 at 10:35:52 pm by Joel Ross

I move a lot of files around between machines on my home network, and lately, I've been wondering why it's been taking so long to move files - and why my throughput was so low. I use Foldershare to do a lot of the moving automatically, and when it's movi… more »

Categories: General


My Newest Gadget - A Microsoft Zune

posted on 11/05/07 at 11:14:39 pm by Joel Ross

I ended up getting a Zune last week. They're pretty cheap right now since V2 is coming out soon. You can get it for under $100 if you look hard enough. I've never had an iPod, so I can't really compare the two, but I've been pleasantly surprised by ho… more »

Categories: General, Podcasting, Software


It's International Talk Like A Pirate Day!

posted on 09/19/07 at 10:42:16 am by Joel Ross

Arrrr! more »

Categories: General


Vito's Pool Sticks

posted on 09/06/07 at 08:49:47 pm by Joel Ross

I have to say, there's something wrong about this. more »

Categories: General, Personal


Adding Strangers As Friends?

posted on 08/16/07 at 12:18:10 am by Joel Ross

To start with, I need to make a confession. I'm getting more and more hooked?on Facebook. I'm also on MySpace, but it doesn't have the same appeal that Facebook does for some reason. Maybe it's because profiles don't look absolutely hideous. Anyway, even… more »

Categories: General


I'm Speaking At GLSEC

posted on 08/15/07 at 09:54:24 am by Joel Ross

I just got?confirmation that I'll be doing a talk about Continuous Integration at this year's Great Lakes Software Excellence Conference. Bob Kreha, another "NuSoftie",?spoke last year about Practical Agile, and he encouraged me to answer their call for… more »

Categories: General


NuSoft's Hiring!

posted on 08/09/07 at 09:41:11 pm by Joel Ross

Matt Blodgett is joining NuSoft. He spilled the beans on his blog today. We've been emailing back and forth a bit, and I'm happy to hear he's coming on board.?Of course, he'll start two days later. On a similar note, I think NuSoft is still hiring. If yo… more »

Categories: General


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