Print Story Unemployment looms on the horizon.
Working life
By NoMoreNicksLeft (Wed Mar 15, 2006 at 04:31:53 PM EST) work, layoff, termination, software, pcAnywhere (all tags)
At the end of December, having gotten tossed out by my now ex-girlfriend, I moved to Baltimore. The calculus of migration was simple... anything farther than about 200 miles away was unfeasible. There were only a few cities within that range, and of all of them, I managed to get a bite on a temp job in the asscrack* of America, beautiful Baltimore.

* The hole itself being DC, of course.


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Print Story Why is it so hard for Symantec to do decent software?
Software
By NoMoreNicksLeft (Wed Feb 15, 2006 at 01:41:42 AM EST) pcanywhere, symantec, rant (all tags)
In particular, I'm griping about pcAnywhere, the asspimple of remote access world. Now, I realize that it is really only meant for local networks, and not the WAN, but that excuse falls flat for performance so abysmal...

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