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Beyond Our Means

Let’s face it – we Americans have spent too much money and lived beyond our means. Now it’s crunch time – Wall Street doesn’t look good. Homes are in foreclosure all over the country (but wait – the government might just bail you out!). Banks – even historic institutions – are holding fire sales. Everybody’s holding onto their hats and …

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Site of interest to Freelancers

I just ran across a new site for people who freelance (and for people who need freelancers!) – The Freelance Nation lists freelance work opportunities. Very cool! The Freelance Nation offers an easy-to-use interface that allows users to search for freelance projects by type or location. I very quickly found a couple of writing gigs that I’ll be checking into. …

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Social Spark

Spark! SocialSpark is a sort-of-like Pay Per Post on steroids. PPP’s premise was, “find an advertiser, and if you and they are compatible, write about their stuff. Get paid.” In fact, PPP is paying me to write this bit on Social Spark (same folks run both sites). Kind of cool, eh? Social Spark’s for-public website is good. The only thing …

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Building a business computer network?

I just ran across a company called Uplogix. They offer network security, virtual administration, secure management of your network, and persistent secure connectivity. This is for computer networks that span multiple locations. Uplogix sells an appliance called Envoy, which offers these services even when the primary network connection is down or unavailable (it sounds too good to be true, but …

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