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Robin Miller
Works at Retired/Millers Art & Video
Attended U.S. Army Intelligence School
Lived in Baltimore MD
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While Salesforce and Oracle are two very different companies, the fierce competitors face surprisingly similar issues when it comes to dealing with changes affecting their markets -- and both have a hard time adjusting to market forces.
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As I say in this tale, "Larry Ellison, Oracle’s God-King and CEO, will have to wait another year before buying the sharks with lasers on their heads to guard his mega-yacht."
Instead of billions, Oracle will be lucky to get above $100-million in its Java patent lawsuit against Google Android.
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Even though a majority of survey respondents think its wrong to take confidential files from the office, 90 percent of them said they do. IT needs to find a way to help them do the right thing.
The role of content in the enterprise is shifting with everything else and what else but the convenience of mobile is driving that. In fact, 90 percent of respondents in a recent survey indicated they...
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It's in Google's interest, and as they point out indeed it's in every Internet businesses' interest, to get the MPAA and allies from getting their fingers into their files, users, and services.
Google has filed an amicus brief in support of cyberlocker service Hotfile in its legal battle for survival against the MPAA.
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Last month Anonymous was able to listen in on a law enforcement conference call about...wait for it...how to deal with Anonymous. They published a recording of the phone call on the Internet, but it all could have been prevented with call encryption technology.
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Here's what I found when I kicked the tires of the new Ubuntu 12.04 beta.
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infographic: 12 Best Cities to Find an IT Job. Demand for skilled IT workers is growing. Here are the most fruitful areas to look (and no, it isn't in Silicon Valley!) and the top hiring industries.
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What Your Company Can Learn From How Start-ups Use The Cloud h30565.www3.hp.com — Do you still wonder if your company has any real use for cloud computing? Maybe you should take a good look at how some tiny startups are using the cloud to boost their operations while maintaining lower upfront IT costs. Here's what you need to know.
http://h30565.www3.hp.com/t5/Clearing-Up-The-Cloud/What-Your-Company-Can-Learn-From-Startups-How-Cloud-Computing-is/ba-p/2094
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This is a 15 minute video conversation with Andy Marken of Marken Communications, who has been working in technology public relations long enough to know what's what -- and then some. We had a pleasan...
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15 Tips for Telecommuters: How to Overcome Productivity Issues, Bond with Your Coworkers, and Impress the Boss

The benefits of the teleworking are many, but working from home is not without its challenges. Diann Daniel shares what to watch out for and how to face issues head on.
Driven by business realities and enabled by the exponential advancements in collaboration tools, telecommuting is on the rise. According to Forrester Research , 34 million Americans telecommuted at ...
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"But Carbonite, which went public last summer, was in the news for something else recently. In response to the Rush Limbaugh lambasting of Sandra Fluke as a “slut” for implying that she actually, gasp, had sex, Carbonite pulled its advertising on March 3 from the conservative radio show — one of some 40 radio talk shows on which it advertises, according to a blog post from the company president."
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Maria Pierre's profile photo
Jamie McCarthy's profile photo
Frank Sfalanga Jr's profile photo
Patrick McGovern's profile photo
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Work
Occupation
I loaf-- and write and do a little video work
Employment
  • Retired/Millers Art & Video
    writer/videographer, 2008 - present
  • Geek.net
    Editor in Chief, 1999 - 2008
  • Rotronic Instrument
    Mgr. Tech Services, 1984 - 1987
  • U.S. Army
    soldier, 1980 - 1983
  • Robin's Limousine
    driver/owner, 1994 - 2001
  • Royal Cab
    driver & dispatcher, 1988 - 1994
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Previously
Baltimore MD - Bradenton FL - Los Angeles - San Francisco - Ft. Hood TX
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Tagline
I'm pretty much retired now, which gives me more time to drink. Woof!
Introduction
I'm the Roblimo from Slashdot and Linux.com and all that. Sort of retired now. 
Bragging rights
I have more education than Mark Twain!
Education
  • U.S. Army Intelligence School
    ASEE
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