Tag: brendan spaar

Flying down the highway – a dream come true?

How many times have we been stuck in traffic and wished there was a way to get around the gridlock? If you’ve ever driven (or tried to) on GA 400 around Atlanta, you know what I mean. During the busiest commute times, you creep along in traffic so slowly that your GPS goes into pedestrian …

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What we can learn from the hitchBOT social experiment

Brendan Spaar reports on the latest on hitchbot from Philidelphia

Those that say that Canadians are too nice and trusting were proven correct over the weekend when a social experiment conducted by a Canadian group came to an end in the United States.  This group of Canadian researchers developed HitchBOT, a hitchhiking robot, that was designed to travel from one destination to the next with …

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Supernatural tech support is actually a high paying job

Brendan Spaar does not believe that witches will protect computers

Have you ever felt like your computer was possessed?  Many computer users, including Brendan Spaar, sometimes get the feeling that glitches in their gadgets are outside of their control.  Some users go to great lengths to protect their data from corruption or theft including placing bible verses on their computer screens, saying a prayer before …

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Cloud computing killed the Infrastructure star

Brendan Spaar is a cloud engineer from Atlanta Georgia

If you  have been following technology trends for the last 3 years like Brendan Spaar has, you will notice that companies are outsourcing all of their infrastructure into the cloud.  Outsourcing once was a term used to describe moving labor overseas for cheaper more competitive cost.  Now it is not only the labor that is …

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Live long and prosper Leonard Nimoy

Science fiction geeks all around the world are in mourning today as they learned that Leonard Nimoy aka Spock is dead.  You may remember Nimoy playing the role of the pointy-eared half Vulcan in Star Trek.  He reprised his role in the recent JJ Abrams directed sequel movies.  What some of you may not remember …

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Albertsons hacked. Credit card info stolen.

As if the widely known hack involving Target stores last year wasn’t bad enough.  Now Albertsons and SuperValu grocery stores are reporting that they have been hacked and about 228 stores were impacted.  The security breach occurred between June 22nd and July 17th and only impacted stores in in Southern California, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, …

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Anthony Cumia fired from SiriusXM

Fans of the Opie and Anthony show on SIRIUSXM are in shock this morning as it was announced that Anthony Cumia has been fired for comments that he made on social media.  Many people take to Facebook and Twitter to vent and ramble but Cumia learned the hard way that you cannot do this and …

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