Tech Talk – 11/17/12

Text messsaging from computer (SMS gateways are the key), discovering product keys (MyKeyFinder revealed), digital images (RAW vs JPG vs PNG), best way to learn Linux, time standards (over the air and using the Internet), Profiles in IT (Steven Jay Sinofsky, Windows 7 and 8 product manager), David Burd surprise visit (Windows 8, iPad mini, technology musings), Paula Broadwells Internet trail (throwaway email accounts, IP adddresses correlated with hotel stays, excellent FBI forensics), Dumb Idea of the Week (pee controlled games in urinals), and how the cloud helped Obama win (Amazon Web Services and Amazon Relations Database Services, supported over 200 applications, scaled to meet one day demand, highly succcessful).