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November 28, 2008  3:12 PM

What bad ecconomy?

Posted by: David Vasta
Bad Economy, Offtopic

So I keep hearing about this bad ecconomy and keep looking around wondering if it's not just a bad housing market and the rest of the ecconomy is fine. Sure there are some bad signs out there that point to "doom & gloom" but I was out in Charlotte last weekend and the malls were all packed, the...

November 5, 2008  8:40 PM

Running a Users Group – Jim Grisanzio

Posted by: David Vasta
Japan, Just Blogging, Offtopic, Other Blogs, SUN, User Groups

Jim writes an blog post that I found is not just for OpenSolaris User Groups, but could be used for all User Groups. Thanks Jim for the great post and sharing you thoughts on the matter.

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October 27, 2008  3:02 AM

My other blog – I have turned it off –

Posted by: David Vasta

If you have come here looking for me and my current situation then I am here to tell you to fear not. I am still around. I have turned off my other blog,, and am going to focus my attention on this blog and working on another project I have brewing called Addict Army. In the next...

October 22, 2008  8:56 PM

I could do that better, I really could! Can you?

Posted by: David Vasta

I have my days, where I am reading or thinking,  I see something that looks nice, and you think for just a second . . . I could do that better! In most cases you probably could fine something that needs improving, and while my wife would tell me, no, my brain and maybe some ego tell me, go for...

October 16, 2008  4:56 AM

Long Weeks on the road – Sometimes Travel is good

Posted by: David Vasta
David on System i, Offtopic

It's hard to be on the road weeks at a time. This week has been one of those weeks. It's been a good hard working week. I can tell you I got lots done, but not much blogging. Sorry about that. It's hard to hand shake over Sametime Web meetings, so sometimes you have to pack the bags and get on...

September 26, 2008  12:30 AM

I am going to be out for a bit – See y’all later

Posted by: David Vasta

I have a bit of a family issue and this should explain it :: LINK

September 22, 2008  11:31 AM

Obama changes stance on Technology

Posted by: David Vasta
Offtopic, Technology in Politics

Seems someone has more free time than most and has figured out that Obama, since taking on Biden, has changed his stance on technology. While you will never hear me complain that someone has changed their opinion about a certain thing, seeing as how we are not robots I do find some of the changes a...

September 17, 2008  4:17 PM

Slashgear – Chevy VOLT is coming and it’s HOT!

Posted by: David Vasta
New Technology, Offtopic

There is no word play, it's not on fire or anything. The new Chevy VOLT, the electric car, is coming and there are some really good pictures of it on SlashGear. I am...

September 14, 2008  8:38 AM

Cutting back IT fro the TOP

Posted by: David Vasta
CIO, Development, Just Blogging, Offtopic

I ran across an article that points out the following premises: If you trying to cut cost start at the TOP of IT instead of the bottom. "If you are managing an IT shop and can't write the code...

August 31, 2008  1:20 AM

Thanks for coming here

Posted by: David Vasta
David on System i, Just Blogging, Offtopic

I do see all you i people coming here and I do thank you. While this may not be the most popular blog on ITKE, it has some passion behind it and make sure you tell your friends I am here and blogging my little heart out. Again THANKS!

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