We’ve been playing with Google Wave here for a few weeks. We’ve used it to take minutes of meetings, float an idea and flesh it out, and collect and share information. The jury is still out on whether this is a winner but it is a thought provoking tool for real-time collaboration. I enjoyed this [...]
Today I was playing with some details in the Ringcentral account that we setup for Zingerman’s Press this summer and really enjoying the ease of use and reasonable cost structure. Tonight I ran across a quick review by the good folks over at Web Worker Daily that they did last month. Enjoy.
Not to be confused with Google’s Chrome web browser, or its mobile phone platform, Chrome OS is Google’s web centric operating system for laptops and desktops. Lifehacker has a great preview worth checking.
Coffee Company’s Cafe is open! Airport Plaza Drive peeps, come on over and get your caffeine fix. Ask for the “Southside Special” to get your coffee drinks ON THE HOUSE! Here’s me and Nicole, our Art Director who does the gorgeous mail order catalogs, enjoying a Dirty Sheed and a Mocha respectively.
3723 Plaza Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48108 Counting the days till my Dirty Sheed*. I like the colors and the bar stools. And look, a big window so you can watch the roaster in action. Robot sees you! *Dirty Sheed — two shots of espresso, Mexican vanilla syrup, splash of half & half over ice [...]
The Fall Huddle is a seasonal gathering of people from around the ZCoB. We taste new foods, meet people from other Zing businesses, share and discuss topics that make our work easier and more effective. Here’s but a sampling of what we had to eat… Zingerman’s Catering espresso bar – Make your own fancy espresso [...]
Had you gone, you could’ve learned how to impress your friends with sick rope twirling tricks. So don’t miss Ignite A2 #3 in March!
Google is sponsoring free wifi at 47 airports across the US now until Jan 15th. Accompanying it is a photo contest as well as matching donations up to $250,000 from Google to participating non-profits. Unfortunately, DTW is not one of the participating airports. See details and participants.
In: Good Stuff11 Nov 2009
Microsoft is providing a free download of its Security Essentials suite for workstations running Windows XP and above. We’ve seen some piddly tools from MS before, such as their Malicious Software Removal Tool but this seems to be the real deal. via Lifehacker The release of Microsoft Security Essentials has changed the landscape of antivirus [...]
A welcome update meant to fix numerous issues… # an issue that caused data to be deleted when using a guest account # an issue that might cause your system to logout unexpectedly # Spotlight search results not showing Exchange contacts # creation of mobile accounts for Active Directory users And a fix for a [...]
The ZSN-IT site is a central place for the IT department to share the more fun and interesting aspects of our work with our clients and everyone else. This includes links to interesting tech solutions, stories about incidents, food notes, techtips, fitness counters, and whatever else we find interesting.