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John  Traenkenschuh

Windows 10: All That & A Bag of Chips

By John TraenkenschuhOct 5, 2015

Wow, who abducted our Windows 10 assumptions and left this smooth running and easy-to-use Operating System in their place?

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Human Telematics II

By John TraenkenschuhMay 15, 2014

Are you using a Jawbone UP or the Fitbit?  Useful?  Traenk weighs in on his experiences.

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Want a Happy Holiday? Spend it with Donald Knuth...

By John TraenkenschuhDec 24, 2012

Traenk thinks back on all the great ideas and times he's had reading the excellent series, "The Art of Computer Programming."

Rachel Bayless

InformIT's 17 Days of Giveaways

By Rachel BaylessJul 3, 2012

Get ready for a month full of giveaways. From July 9 through the end of the month, InformIT will be having 17 days of giveaways. Each week has a theme to make sure that there’s something YOU will be excited to win!

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Remembering Steve Jobs...

By John TraenkenschuhOct 6, 2011

Everyone else is waxing poetic on Steve Job's Life Accomplishments.  We should too.

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Technology Butlers

By John TraenkenschuhMar 27, 2011

Traenk wants to know how much faster we can become more sustainable, using fewer resources, with an application of common technology.

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Will This Work?

By John TraenkenschuhMar 22, 2011

Traenk adds a $99 Mobile gadget to the stable of gear.  Can it input blogs as his Android phone cannot???

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It must work more simply than this

By John TraenkenschuhDec 1, 2010

I like My Sync, My Zune, and My Windows Media Player.  I just wish they worked together better...

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Misty water-color memories

By John TraenkenschuhNov 30, 2010

How much state information is available on your system?

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It's Here; Put Away Your Pre-Conceptions on What an OS Must Be: Part V

By John TraenkenschuhMay 27, 2009

It's been a long while since you had a chance to be excited about a new version of an 'old' OS.  Now is your chance.

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Embedded? We don't need no stinkin' embedded devices

By John TraenkenschuhSep 1, 2008

Traenk is learning about embedded devices, and it is a confusing world to someone more comfortable with full-featured computers.

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P2P Piloting Your Car

By John TraenkenschuhJul 9, 2008

Will the coming computerization of our appliances and vehicles be implemented securely?