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Weird Backblaze Bug

I discovered a disturbing new Backblaze behavior this week.  The events went like this Received email from Backblaze stating that my iMac had not been backed up for 14 days.  Opened Backblaze preferences and...

Soft Skills: The Software Developer’s Life Manual

Soft Skills: The Software Developer’s Life Manual

Soft Skills: The Software Developer’s Life Manual by John Z. Sonmez Purchasing items linked to by the article give the site a small affiliate reward and helps us keep the lights on.    The Book...

Getting Rid of Gremlins in your Mac – SMC and PRAM

Getting Rid of Gremlins in your Mac – SMC and PRAM

Have you ever noticed strange behavior in you Apple Mac computer? It may be the system not sleeping when you close the lid, bluetooth devices not pairing , bluetooth turning itself off , or...

‘The Phoenix Project’ Book Review

‘The Phoenix Project’ Book Review

I’ve decided to start this blog by introducing you to books that greatly influenced my career and I think that you will find useful in developing your career as well. Methodology books have taught...