Emergency Flash Update 9/21

From Adobe - "A Flash Player update is scheduled for release tomorrow, September 21, 2011. This update will address critical security issues in the product as well as an important universal cross-site scripting issue that is reportedly being exploited in the wild in targeted attacks.

What Makes A Team Smarter? More Women

An interesting article from Harvard Business Review on a research study that suggests having women in a group raises the team's collective intelligence more than the IQs of individual members.


On-Line Gamers Solve AIDS Retroviral Puzzle

This is a pretty interesting article on how making scientific research into a computer game allowed on-line gamers to solve a scientific mystery that traditional scientific research has been working on for nearly a decade in only three weeks!


Windows 7 Location Based Printing – A Mobile Worker’s Dream Come True

Printing for wireless users is often confusing
I have a laptop.  I bring the laptop to work.  It sits on our wireless network.  My default printer is a nice shiny new Canon multifunction printer/copier/scanner/fax printer.   I go home.  The printer I use is an HP LaserJet 4000.   I routinely go to other locations which have other printers to use.

Server and Workstation Clean Up Tips

Server and Workstation Clean Up Tips
Whether you are manually updating or refreshing your golden images, here are some things to consider:

Make sure your workstations are doing Microsoft Updates and not just the default Windows Updates.  Microsoft Updates is optional on every version of Windows workstation or server OSes.