Tag Archives: IT

A couple of IT things *everyone* should know

So, as usual, lurking on Reddit and a topic comes up about things that non-sysadmins (read: normal every day people) should know in relation to being a sysadmin. I thought this was interesting and a bit silly until I thought about it for a while – I’m somewhat amazed by the number of people who are working who have little… Read more »

How did I get where I am in IT?

UPDATE – I have recently revised this post as of November 2016. Spurred on by reading a similar blog post on Adam Fowlers blog (go have a read: How did you get into I.T.?) I decided to do a post of my own about how I ended up where I am today. I’m relatively lucky in that I wanted to… Read more »

Apparently, I’m an IT Professional ^_^

(Honestly thought I’d posted this earlier! Appears I just saved it as a draft and then promptly forgot about it!) Certainly not going to complain about the label “IT Professional”. Was quite nice to receive it, to be honest! And the reason behind it? While at Tech.Ed 2012 last year, I was filmed discussing what parts of Server 2012 I… Read more »

Taking leave…and why it’s so important to just *stop*

I’ve hit that point in the year where I’m cranky with everyone, I’m fed up with dealing with people, the tasks that I wanted to get done this year haven’t all been done, things are behind, everything’s irritating me and I’m just fed up with life in general. It’s been 8 months since I took a “holiday”. Most of the… Read more »

Religious bias in the tech world…

And no, I’m not talking about actual religions here (insert mandatory reference to Flying Spahetti Monster ^_^), this is about technology religions, technology evangelism to the point where you’re blinded to all other options. Admit it, you’ve done it at least once in your life – we all have. I’m a Windows Systems Administrator. There. I said it. I’m *proud*… Read more »