In case you missed it, the 12/13/2014 edition of Reuters published an article reporting that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has warned U.S. businesses to be on the alert for a sharp uptick in Iranian sponsored hacking activity. A recent Iranian effort, Operation Cleaver, successfully infiltrated military and civil infrastructure systems in the US […]
Dear Santa, You’re a busy guy so we’ll keep this tight: #alliwantforchristmas. As a consultant… A digital assistant that doesn’t make me want to punch Siri, I mean her, I mean IT in the virtual face. A reliable and easy way to hook a vintage rotary phone up to Comcast VoIP service along with a […]
You know it, you love, it, and it just isn’t the holiday season without it: The Messiah Organist On Crack. If this holiday classic is new to you, give it moment and hang in there until the end; I’m sure you’ll agree that it’s 0:43 of unfiltered Messiah goodness.
There’s a fascinating article by Chris Bruce in the 12/14/2014 edition of TechCrunch.com that examines the potential impact of wearable technology (i.e. wearables) in the workplace. The article focuses on how wearables can begin to impact various elements of the workday such as troubling issues surrounding privacy concerns and employee tracking to more positive aspects […]
What a terrific inaugural week at ArtsHacker.com! Response so far has been terrific, especially throughout the Twitterverse where readers have been flattering with their #TwitterSugar… Calling all arts managers out there… immediately follow @ArtsHacker these guys are the real deal!! #artsadmin #artsjobs #GSD — Patrick Varon (@patrickvaron) December 11, 2014 Arts admin/marketing peeps: check out […]
In March, 2014 Peninsula Symphony Orchestra’s former executive director, Stephen Jay Carlton, was arrested on charges of grand theft, embezzlement, forgery, ID theft and tax fraud, plus enhancements for excessive taking. A recent article by Tracey Kaplan in the 12/5/2014 edition of the Mercury News reports Carlton was recently convicted on all charges and prosecutors […]
It may only be Wednesday but it has been a busy week for new and updated web work. Regular readers already know that ArtsHacker launched on Monday (and has been doing gangbuster traffic!) but there was a good bit of overtime for big updates at both InsidetheArts.com and OrcehstraConsulting.com. InsideTheArts.com features a new grid style […]
According to an article in the 12/6/2014 edition of the Indianapolis Business Journal by Lou Harry, it looks like things are looking better for the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) since their bout of labor problems and prolonged executive dysfunction. The article reports that the orchestra’s recent marketing investment in their holiday pops program, “Yuletide Celebration,” […]