DigitalOcean: An Active User Community and Easy to Use Cloud Service

I moved all my personal websites over to DigitalOcean, and it feels good! If time had allowed, I would have done it sooner. But then again, companies like DigitalOcean did not exist until recently. So what is DigitalOcean? DigitalOcean is a cloud hosting provider built on simplicity and community (similar …

Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works

One of the books on my recommended reading list is “Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works” by Roger Martin and A.G. Lafley. It’s a very interesting read and I highly recommend it. Roger Martin and A.G. Lafley talk through their experiences at P&G and explain what strategy is for (winning), and …

How to Create an Emotional Connection With Remote Employees

Over the years, having held management positions in global companies, I’ve come to learn a few things about managing remote employees. Specifically, how to best motivate remote employees and how to keep them engaged and active as a key contributor to the global organization.

Norse IPviking – Real-time Visualization of Global Internet Attacks

Norse IPviking is a free online tool that displays a real-time visual map of global attacks with information such as, the attacking country, the target country, and the type of attack that is being carried out. No surprise, but you will see most of the attacks originating from China. This stuff …

Japanese Web and Mobile Study Resources

I have recently kicked my Japanese study into high gear, and to assist me with this, I did some digging on the internet to find some of the best apps/tools/websites to help with my language studying. This time around I’m arming myself with some of the latest free and paid …