Goodbye

Photo By: Peter Kaminski It’s time to say goodbye to ASDCore It’s not goodbye forever I’ve decided to sell this domain off to someone who has been asking for it for a few years now. ASDCore was a tag I first used about 12 years ago, but times change and I feel it really doesn’t […]

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Announcing MoveRover.com

I’m proud to officially announce my new product, MoveRover, which is available at www.moverover.com MoveRover helps to ease the pain of moving and relocating to a new residence. Here’s the 30-second elevator pitch: Moving is stressful but with the right tools, it doesn’t have to be. From the first day you decide to move until […]

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Is My Port Open – Week 1

Since launching Is My Port Open last week, I’ve received some nice congratulatory emails from friends and subscribers (thanks, folks!) but I think it’s important to say that Is My Port Open is really just a SEO experiment and not much more. A few weeks ago, while using some keyword searches and tools to find […]

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Winter in Iowa is brutal for startups

“Your local current temperature is..54 degrees!” WTF? I’m finding this Iowa Winter difficult and a little disturbing. A freak season? Global Warming Epicenter? I’ve spent most of my life living in both the Boston area and Seattle. I like Winter. After the Christmas holiday is over, there really isn’t much to look forward to until […]

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The Tumblin’ Tumbleweeds

Well, that was weird but kinda awesome. After I posted the new product launch of Is My Port Open, the traffic was awesome…and a little bit scary. 40 hits here, 50 more and more then……GONE. After 2:00pm today my time, the traffic was gone. An Internet Ghost town. Gone to another post, site, link but […]

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OK, so I launched the app..

I posted the new launch info on Hacker News. The initial response was pretty good. I got some feedback about some corrections and issues from a couple of cool members. Thanks for the kind feedback, folks! But the weird thing is, ever since I made the updates, all user scans seem to be coming up […]

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New Product Launch – Is My Port Open

I’ve launched a new application. Is My Port Open. It’s available at www.ismyportopen.com. It’s a small, easy to use and gentle port scanner that checks for open ports on the user’s router or firewall.

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MicroConf 2012

I just registered for MicroConf 2012. It will be in Las Vegas at the end of April/May. I’m really looking forward to it. I’m a big fan of Rob & Mike’s podcast startups for the rest of us. Registration is available at http://www.microconf.com/ Hope to see you there.

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Compiling cx_Oracle/Oracle9i/Python 2.7/Windows

At the time of this writing, there is no Windows installer package for Oracle9i/Python 2.7 but compiling it yourself is pretty easy but it won’t compile correctly out of the box (At least it didn’t for me). Your TODO List Download MingW32 Make sure GCC is in your PATH Download the cx_Oracle source The problem […]

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