James Gaskin

James Gaskin

Freelance writer and speaker

I write books, articles, and jokes about technology, and consult for those who don't read my books or articles. Columns, blogs, ghostwriting, white papers, and case studies.

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Dell, Linux, Netbooks, and Microsoft Lies

Aug 20, 2009 ... Cartoon · I'll try it · Owner's Manuals · Digital Spotlights · Home · Small Business · Smart Tech for Small Biz. By James E. Gaskin. Follow....

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Ahoy! Talk Like A Pirate Day, September 19

International Talk Like A Pirate Day booty includes free doughnuts and free Broadway tickets for 100 pirates with the best 'stache....

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Smart Tech for Small Biz

Smart Tech for Small Biz covers IT news, views, and product info with the small business angle in mind. It is also a Guide on how small businesses can balance keeping within a small IT budget and getting the best value for their money. This month, the focus is on...

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Desktop PCs: Dead as a doornail, or maybe just a fax machine

The corporate desktop has looked the same for decades: computer, keyboard, mouse, desk phone, maybe a printer. But do these tools dominate because they're the perfect combination of technology needed for work today, or is the enterprise workplace due for an extreme makeover?...

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GitHub compiles $100M from VC Andreessen Horowitz

GitHub, the self-proclaimed "largest code host in the world," has changed from bootstrapping to venture-capital mode with funding from Andreessen Horowitz....

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Tesla electric car 'brick' story: Truth or FUD?

A blog says that not charging your Tesla for 11 weeks kills all the batteries. Backlash and conspiracy theories run rampant....

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Career advice: Making your mark in software programming

5 tips for raising your professional profile...

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BYOD oops: IBM bans Apple Siri

IBM has a Bring Your Own Device policy, but says no to Siri because all questions and answers are stored offsite....

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The Law of Meeting Coordination

May 12, 2009 ... Cartoon · I'll try it · Owner's Manuals · Digital Spotlights · Home · Small Business · Smart Tech for Small Biz. By James E. Gaskin. Follow....

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Phil Zimmermann's followup to PGP: Silent Circle

PGP creator to release encryption service for iPhone and iPad calls, texts, and emails....