Heading to meet the Domino Danderers
Thu, May 16th 2013 12:50p Paul Mooney If you have been hiding from Planet Lotus, twitter, Facebook or the UK, you may not have noticed that this week a group of brave souls, adventurers, intellects, geeks and alcoholics are putting their feet where their mouths are and hiking 80 miles in 4 days. All for charity. Their efforts are impressive and you can follow their days (and nights) using this hashtag. If you want to check in on them, see how they are dealing with the fatigue, weather, each other, or if you simply want to see [read] Keywords: domino
Domino Ethical Hacking comes to Germany
Fri, May 3rd 2013 9:10a Paul Mooney We4IT have scheduled three German “Domino Ethical Hacking” events in May 2013
14th May – Bremen
15th May – Dusseldorf
16th May – Frankfurt
So if you want to come along and play hacking for a day, with Domino in mind, go to their site and sign up. [read] Keywords: domino
It’s the little things
Fri, May 3rd 2013 9:10a Paul Mooney Modern computing does do a lot more for us. I sometimes think about 10 years ago, and how far things have come along. On my Mac I use notifications quite a bit, as they are subtle and don’t get in the way of my work. Today I needed to mirror my screen so went to disable notifications to prevent small popups. For a change I mirrored my screen to a projector first, then went to disable. No need. [read] Keywords: mac
A funny thing happened while repairing an iPhone
Tue, Apr 16th 2013 4:00a Paul Mooney This is new to me. I’m sure it isn’t new to many, but I felt it would be worth a quick post. Last night I was configuring an old iPhone for a friend. In order to activate the old phone and unlock it, I had to pop in a SIM for a moment. So inserted SIM, let it activate/unlock and then removed the SIM and got to work syncing music etc. I noticed that the Voicemail icon had an alert. Low and behold there were voicemails from the other SIM, accessible even after the SIM was r [read] Keywords: apple
Speaking at IBM SpringTec13 Conference, Madrid this week
Mon, Apr 15th 2013 10:00a Paul Mooney Tomorrow I fly off to Madrid until Thursday morning, to present at the IBM SpringTec conference. Among a few other things, I will be speaking for Teamstudio and demoing their Unplugged solution. If you are an IBMr and plan on attending, be sure to say hello. I have been neck deep in mobility, MDMs, MAMs and more for the past few months, so happy to discuss products and topics, or even answer questions if I can be of use. [read] Keywords: ibm
Gadget review – Sports Vue 360HD
Sat, Apr 13th 2013 3:10p Paul Mooney Carl Tyler has created a monster. A few months back, I bought the Swann Freestyle HD cam for using on bike/car trips. It works very well but I wanted something more sleek to connect to my helmet for longer hauls. Devin Olson teased me with his SportsVue 360, so Carl was good enough to order one for me and ship it to Belfast (they don’t ship outside USA).
When you get the SportsVue, it comes with a bag, two batteries, remote control and a list of mounts/attachments. It does not come [read] Keywords: gadget
List databases’ adminp settings
Sat, Apr 13th 2013 10:50a Paul Mooney Mental breadcrumb for myself here as I totally forgot this command when asked a few days ago. Want to list administration server settings for all databases on a server?
Tell adminp show databases
Will list and output the data in the console and log.nsf. As from the infocentre:
Displays (and records in the server’s log file) this information:
The databases that a particular administration server updates
The locations in the database where it updates Reader and Author fields in the d [read] Keywords: admin
A quick review of BLUG (with weird video)
Thu, Mar 28th 2013 4:13p Paul Mooney Only getting to post this now. Last week, a couple of days after returning from Auslug, I drove from Belfast to Leuven to present my Ethical Hacking for Domino day before the BLUG event. Don’t believe me? Enter my Swanncam freestyle (Carl Tyler may approve).
The venue, was stunning. The town itself is lively and friendly, taken from what little I saw of it. The hacking day (in my opinion) went very well with a full room and even two guests to add their opinions. Mr Bill Mal [read] Keywords: domino
Wed, Mar 13th 2013 6:30p Paul Mooney Sitting in HK airport now, waiting for my second last flight to get back to Belfast. In a single week I managed to check quite a few travel “bucket list” boxes thanks to Auslug (and Tony Holder from HADSL). From Hong Kong to Sydney, Manly bar, national parks and then to Brisbane, I consider myself very lucky. Tired, but very lucky.
The Auslug conference is about 10,000 miles away from the usual conferences I attend. However, it was the same in many ways. Organised like cl [read] Keywords: ibm
The inaugural Mobile User Group event
Tue, Mar 5th 2013 10:20a Paul Mooney The mobile market is the fastest growing market in the world. Just like every other technology, there are different sectors, tools and skills required to integrate mobility to your business. Be it small scale, mid size, enterprise or government, there are many considerations and masses of information and vendors. User group events have always been very successful at cutting the hype from the content, the marketing from the reality and the sales from the skills.
On September 9th in London, [read] Keywords: blackberry
Mon, Mar 4th 2013 3:00a Paul Mooney This year, I am fulfilling a promise made to Mat Newman over 2 years ago. I will be speaking next week at Auslug 2013. It’s my first time at Auslug (and first time in Australia for that matter) so looking forward to seeing what the down-under version of the LUGs brings to the event table. By every account over the past two years it is a well planned, well laid out conference with excellent speakers and content (and the occasional beer). The day following Auslug (13th March) I wil [read] Keywords: domino
Sat, Mar 2nd 2013 10:20a Paul Mooney As taken, by me in Stratford, London earlier this week. Please excuse the quality of the photos. As you can imagine standing at an ATM taking snaps bring attention. Still a great way for a bank to make a mundane task memorable. [read] Keywords:
Heading to LCTY Hamburg
Sun, Feb 24th 2013 6:30a Paul Mooney Sitting in Belfast City Airport now, awaiting a flight to London, to meet Bill Buchan and then we head over to LCTY Hamburg, generously arranged by the great guys (and Simon Peek) in We4IT. There is an impressive lineup for the day, including Scott Souder taking over Ed’s Messaging and Collaboration Strategy session. As for me, I will be presenting Adminblast followed by a reprisal of Bill and I doing Worst Practices from Connect 13. [read] Keywords: collaboration
Back to black
Mon, Feb 18th 2013 5:00p Paul Mooney In May 2007, we ran the second Irish Lotus User Group event. It was a 2 day, Dublin based geekfest, kicking off a new model of “grass roots” conference and organised by people with no clue what they were doing, in their own time, for free. And somehow, we pulled it off. It was my favourite LUG event and I have very very fond memories of the run up, organising and the event itself..
At the end, this community did something special for the organisers and I was introduced to Macs [read] Keywords: lotus
Annex Quadlock for iPhone 5
Sun, Feb 17th 2013 8:50a Paul Mooney I am always on the lookout for a way to merge my bikes with being a geek. Since I have the Interfone F4 bluetooth kit in my helmet, (FYI, there is an F5 model now), I have used my iPhone for satnav, podcasts and music/calls on the move. Finding a good motorbike mount for the iPhone though, has been a challange. I have had one in the past for the iPhone4, but it will not fit the newer model.
Enter the recently released Annex Quadlock. In a geek-biker chat I am a member of, a colleagu [read] Keywords: apple
Online book of condolences for Kenneth Kjaerbye
Tue, Feb 12th 2013 6:00a Paul Mooney As many of you are aware, Kenneth tragically passed away during the hog ride at Connect this year. We have setup an online condolences site, with the permission of the family where you may choose to leave a message to pay respects to a life lost too soon. Please click here. [read] Keywords:
Mon, Feb 11th 2013 3:50p Paul Mooney The BLUG 2013 event has just released its session list and speakers. Simply put, it has become a monumental heavy hitting IBM Collaboration event. I was fortunate enough to be chosen to speak but the list of speakers is only beaten by Connect itself. Take a look [read] Keywords: collaboration
The Apple iWatch
Sat, Feb 9th 2013 9:30a Paul Mooney The iWatch will fill a gaping hole in the Apple ecosystem. It will facilitate and coordinate not only the activities of all the other computers and devices we use, but a wide array of devices to come. Like other breakthrough Apple products, it’s value will be underestimated at launch, then grow to have a profound impact on our lives and Apple’s fortunes.
I have a Pebble on pre-order. If Apple creates a watch with the functionality listed in this article, I will buy it. Excellent artic [read] Keywords: apple
Mon, Feb 4th 2013 8:50a Paul Mooney I have very little to say about the conference last week. For the first time in 8 Lotuspheres I won’t blabber on about the content and the sessions. Like a few others, it is a week I will very much want to forget. Unfortunately, like many others, that will not happen for a long time. What I can say is that I saw the best in people last week, during awful circumstances. Be them emergency services, IBM staff, fellow friends and community members. On behalf of the other guys that [read] Keywords: ibm
Tuesday night in Florida. Look up and west….
Fri, Jan 25th 2013 9:50a Paul Mooney UNITED STATES 29 Jan 2013 NASA launches newest global communications satellite
NASA launches its newest Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-K) atop an Atlas 5 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Jan 29. It has been 10 years since the last launch for the network. The January deployment of the next generation spacecraft begins the replenishment of the fleet. The geosynchronous network 22,300 miles above Earth relays communications from the International Space Station, the Hubble Space [read] Keywords: atlas
The Great Geek Challenge at Connect 13
Mon, Dec 31st 2012 5:20a Paul Mooney If you want to see the best of the Yellow Bubble in action, you need to go to the Great Geek Challenge at ConnectOSphere in January. Now in it’s third year, it is great, free (as in free beer and food) evening. Created and managed by Nerd Girls, it gives people the opportunity to create teams and battle against each other in custom made, geeky quiz questions. There is beer, food, abuse, insults and LOTS of prizes, some of them excellent. For more information on the quiz, go here. [read] Keywords: lotusphere
Sun, Dec 30th 2012 12:10p Paul Mooney In a road warrior’s world, size matters. The smaller the better. A few months ago I noticed a Mu with one of the Portal Partnership staff. A tiny, elegant little usb charger, it folds away to nothing and I coveted! In the post a few days ago, after a fun project, one turned up at casa Mooney from them. Very much appreciated. Thank you. [read] Keywords: gadget
The mobile device management market
Mon, Dec 24th 2012 9:40a Paul Mooney Over the past two months, some of my time has been dedicated to a very specific project for a customer. Simply put, I was charged with evaluating seven of the top MDM suppliers (think “magic quadrant”) to find one the most technically suitable for a customer. To me, this is a busman’s holiday. I am already interested in this market area but actually getting work-time to sit down and evaluate products, talk to vendors and compare them is a gift. Some observations.
This [read] Keywords: policies
Worst Practices – want to be in it?
Sat, Dec 15th 2012 7:16a Paul Mooney Since it’s been a few years that the Worst Practices session has been at LotusConnectOSpherePlaceExpress Bill and I have a few ideas and plans a-brewing. From my side, I was wondering if people would want to record a quick video welcoming Bill back to the stage. Just a few seconds. Feel free to be abusive (no bad language). I will put them together and use them during the pre-session fun and games. Interested?
Some of our pre-shows from the past (Worst Practices and Adminblast) [read] Keywords:
Sending the elevator back down
Fri, Dec 14th 2012 4:23p Paul Mooney A few years ago, the most excellent Kevin Spacey presented at the Lotusphere Opening General Session Keynote. In my most humble opinion, it was the best guest speech I have seen at all my seven times attending. Not as amazing as Neil Amrstrong, or as heartwarming as Michael J. Fox, as funny as John Cleese, or William Shatner (or as batshit insulting as Bob Costas), but simply the best speaker giving a superb talk in an eloquent, structured style. The premise of his speech was “sendi [read] Keywords: lotusphere
Thank you all
Wed, Dec 12th 2012 6:50a Paul Mooney For the congratulations for being named an IBM Champion for 2013. It is nice to get recognised along with people that I respect in their field. What is great to see is the new names on the list, and some of them I don’t know. Always goog to see the bubble open up a bit. As the institutional names in this world get older and more cynical, younger, enthusiastic people become more and more important. [read] Keywords: ibm
Worst Practices – Back From the Depths of Despair
Thu, Dec 6th 2012 1:13p Paul Mooney Thank you for submitting a session abstract for Connect 2013, taking place at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort from January 27 – 31, 2013. We are pleased to inform you that your session has been accepted by the Connect 2013 Content Team.
Bill’s back. [read] Keywords:
Sun, Nov 25th 2012 12:00p Paul Mooney A reminder to people that arrange conferences and events (especially Connect2013). It’s all about the people. These are the things we remember and cherish. It makes us want to go back. Hard to believe that will be 5 years ago at the next event. [read] Keywords:
Two very long weeks ahead
Mon, Nov 19th 2012 3:00a Paul Mooney Weekly commuting by plane has now become so common that it’s not worth blogging about anymore. That said, the next two weeks should be interesting. This week consists of working in Belfast, then London, then straight to Amsterdam, then back to London, then home. Next week starts in Belfast, then onto Vienna, then Denmark (to present at DANNOTES), then back to Amsterdam (for Social Connections) then home. I think I am on a plane every week day for the next 2 weeks. This will not b [read] Keywords: connections
iOS 6.0.1 update available
Sat, Nov 3rd 2012 7:40a Paul Mooney iOS 6.0.1 Software Update
This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including:
• Fixes a bug that prevents iPhone 5 from installing software updates wirelessly over the air
• Fixes a bug where horizontal lines may be displayed across the keyboard
• Fixes an issue that could cause camera flash to not go off
• Improves reliability of iPhone 5 and iPod touch (5th generation) when connected to encrypted WPA2 Wi-Fi networks
• Resolves an issue that prevents iPhone from usin [read] Keywords: apple
The Connect13 Hog ride.
Fri, Nov 2nd 2012 10:00a Paul Mooney Going to ConnectoSphere? Interested in being social? Interested in being a loner? Perfect! Come join us on the Hog Ride for 2 days of zero IT work before the madness of Connect begins. I have created an updated FAQ here which should answer all the usual questions. There is also a geek biker skype chat. If you want in, let me know. [read] Keywords: lotusphere
Round #3 of technical tweetup. Xpages
Thu, Oct 25th 2012 4:00a Paul Mooney At 7pm BST (2pm EST) today, the third IBM Collaboration Services Technical Tweetup will begin for one hour. Topic this time? Xpages. I will be available to answer any Xpage related questions you have, no matter how technical.
And if you believe that..
Gab Davis and I will help moderate the tweetup, but we could do with Xpage experts and Xpage questions. Please join today by following the #icstt hashtag and posting questions/answers for the hour. Don’t use twitter? Fine. Go he [read] Keywords: collaboration
Connect 13 – call for abstracts is out
Mon, Oct 15th 2012 12:50p Paul Mooney Swirling spotlights, hip walk-on music, the roar of the audience, the electricity that comes from a standing room only crowd—all for you as a speaker at IBM Connect 2013 and the Lotusphere Technical Program.
Last year over 350 top-notch speakers—clients, partners, and industry experts—shared their business stories and technical expertise with thousands of conference attendees, contributing to one of the most critically acclaimed session agendas in the industry. We’re ramping up to do [read] Keywords: ibm
Patents, Patents, Patents
Wed, Oct 10th 2012 4:00a Paul Mooney In the smartphone industry alone, according to a Stanford University analysis, as much as $20 billion was spent on patent litigation and patent purchases in the last two years — an amount equal to eight Mars rover missions. Last year, for the first time, spending by Apple and Google on patent lawsuits and unusually big-dollar patent purchases exceeded spending on research and development of new products, according to public filings.
More [read] Keywords: apple
Connect ’13 Call for abstracts is on the way
Mon, Oct 8th 2012 3:40p Paul Mooney Although most of the Leadership Alliance meeting last week was NDA (and by that we mean at the start of each session we were reminded, politely that it was a “no tweet” zone) Gab and I got into a discussion with the Lotusphere/Connect team and asked the question we have been asked a few times. ”When the hell is the call for abstracts being announced”.
Well, altough we were not given dates, we were permitted to say “soon”. As in very soon. But as you ca [read] Keywords: lotusphere
iOS6 – disabling targeted advertisements
Sun, Sep 23rd 2012 8:00a Paul Mooney iOS 6 introduces the Advertising Identifier, a non-permanent, non-personal, device identifier, that apps will use to give you more control over advertisers’ ability to use tracking methods. If you choose to limit ad tracking, apps are not permitted to use the Advertising Identifier to serve you targeted ads. In the future all apps will be required to use the Advertising Identifier. However, until then you may still receive targeted ads.
Disabled. [read] Keywords:
Fri, Aug 31st 2012 12:50a Paul Mooney 10 LOAD GUN
20 SAFETY OFF
30 POINT AT FOOT
40 PULL TRIGGER
50 GO TO 10
RUN [read] Keywords:
UKLUG goes paperless!
Thu, Aug 30th 2012 5:03a Paul Mooney In an effort to save trees, expense and aggravation UKLUG decided to break all the rules and for once, practice what we all preach. One of the preaching cornerstones for the past 20 (!) years has been the paperless office. Yet with our LUGs we have always given out printed sheets. Well no more! You have three ways to read the schedule.
The www.uklug.info website and click on agenda
A neat little custom application written by Paul Harrison that will take all the agenda offline for you [read] Keywords: domino
A bit more oomph
Fri, Aug 24th 2012 12:50p Paul Mooney Doubled the memory in my MBP. Over a year old and the combination of SSD and memory leaves most desktops for dust. Running multiple servers (including connections) in vms concurrently. [read] Keywords: connections
Don’t forget, #icstt today at 12pm EST
Thu, Aug 16th 2012 8:03a Paul Mooney #ICSTT starts at 12pm today live from #MWLUG. At 12.30, the event sessions will break for lunch so we are hoping to take it live at the event. Topics are XPages and IBM Connections folks. Get your questions (and answers) ready. If you are free to assist in fielding questions, let me know and you get added to the skype chat. Click here for details. [read] Keywords: connections
Fixing a connections profile issue
Mon, Aug 13th 2012 8:33a Paul Mooney Yep – A connections technical tip. Sign of the times I suppose.
Recently on a PoC I came accross an issue where I couldn’t edit profiles. The user had correct rights, but soon realised that all users were having the same issue. The profile edit screen is not displaying editable features.
Fixing it was relatively easy. Stop the connections server and clear out it’s temp directory (for example, AppServer>profilesAppSrv01tempConnections_server1). Start the serv [read] Keywords: connections
ICSTT, MWLUG, Ethical Hacking. All this week.
Mon, Aug 13th 2012 7:13a Paul Mooney Hello from NYC!. After arriving yesterday I am getting prepped for a busy week ahead. First of all, we have the Ethical Hacking for Domino day in Pittsburgh on Wednesday. Then, the second #icstt event will be held during the opening day at MWLUG.
Speaking of which at MWLUG I will be presenting on Traveler High Availability and Teamstudio Unplugged.
Oh, and Lotusbeers NYC tonight! [read] Keywords: collaboration
Lotusbeers New York
Wed, Aug 8th 2012 10:13a Paul Mooney As the illustrious Victor Toal stated a few days back, we are planning an impromptu Lotusbeers NYC on Monday night, 13th August. The venue is Maggie’s place at 21 E 47th Street.
Just a few beers from about 6pm onwards. Nothing too crazy. All welcome. First beer is on Victor. [read] Keywords:
Thank you Mountain Lion
Wed, Aug 1st 2012 1:14p Paul Mooney Time Machine and I have not been friends. But so far in Mountain Lion it has seemed reliable. And the ability to backup to multiple drives without reconfiguring is good for the soul. [read] Keywords: apple
IBM Collaboration Solutions Technical Tweetup 2
Tue, Jul 31st 2012 3:03p Paul Mooney #ICSTT is back. Scheduled for 12pm EST on Thursday 16th August during MWLUG, we plan to put on another technical Q&A forum for any and all to partake in. Lessons learned from last time:
We want to emphasise it is open to all and everyone to send in questions and answer them. More interaction the better!
Going to keep it to 60 minutes in future
You can go to the tweetup website to submit your questions in advance (or if you don’t use twitter). You can also see the archive of pr [read] Keywords: collaboration
Thinking out loud – Ethical Hacking of Domino admin day after UKLUG?
Mon, Jul 30th 2012 10:33a Paul Mooney Realistically I should have thought of this earlier. UKLUG is approaching fast and the full on geekery will be 3-4 September in Cardiff (for details go to the UKLUG website). It promises to be a fantastic two days and the team are putting together the finishing touches to the logistics.
Before UKLUG I have MWLUG and plan to present the Ethical Hacking day in New York and Pittsburgh. For details on those, click here.
But… and this is just a but, would any delegates at UKLUG be intere [read] Keywords: admin
Bye bye Blackberry
Tue, Jul 10th 2012 5:33a Paul Mooney Blackberry Enterprise Server and I go back a long way. From working with version 2.x in 2003/04 to to 5.0.3 over the past 6 months. I had blackberry connect running on my xda (windows phone) in 2005. If only they continued to make software that would connect to different devices eh? I wrote policy articles and moving BES server artices over the years. Only 2 years ago, I presented on High availability on BES at Lotusphere.
Well, today I noticed that nobody in Bluewave was connected to [read] Keywords: domino
Announcing the Ethical Hacking for Domino Admin events in USA
Fri, Jul 6th 2012 8:14a Paul Mooney After the well-recieved event in London, I was asked about running the Ethical Hacking for Domino day in other regions, including the USA, Germany, Norway and more. Well, to kick things off Bluewave are scheduling two dates in the USA.
Monday 13th August in Manhattan
Wednesday 15th August in Pittsburgh
The Pittsburgh event is timed the day before MWLUG, which I will also be speaking at (more to come on that later). For details on the event and how to book it, click here. For my blog post [read] Keywords: admin
Technical Tweetup update!
Tue, Jul 3rd 2012 2:44p Paul Mooney It has to be said, we are overwhelmed with the response to the technical tweetup online Q&A evening. Based on the responses, Teamstudio are already planning to create scheduled events and record all tweets/responses for the future (A well deserved nod to TheStudioAngel for putting this together). All event pages will have a charity donate button. The planned hashtag for the online meetings is #ICSTT. Everyone is welcome to participate but just to keep it clean, we may limit moderator [read] Keywords: admin
Free Lotus Traveler High Availability Webcast. June 21st
Wed, Jun 13th 2012 11:14p Paul Mooney Join this free webcast on What’s New in Lotus Traveler with the panel of Paul Mooney, Gabriella Davis and Chris Miller as they bring you the highlights of the new Lotus Traveler release including the High Availability options.
We will discuss:
the service pool ability
new Android tablet interface
new web based administration
better link handling
Scheduled sync settings
and so much more!
When: Thursday June 21, 2012 from [read] Keywords: administration
Taking Notes podcast. Domino Ethical Hacking and more
Tue, Jun 5th 2012 1:23p Paul Mooney Yesterday, Bruce and Julian interviewed me for the Taking Notes podcast Episode 156. During the 40 minutes, I managed to bumble my way through talking about the Domino Ethical Hacking session I presented in London last week. Hopefully I managed to answer some questions that I was frequently asked via eMail about the day. The most common question is about running the event in the USA. I may talk to some of my US geek friends to see what they think and get balls rolling.
Additionally I m [read] Keywords: domino
Fri, Jun 1st 2012 10:23a Paul Mooney Welcome to Project Dragonfly on IBM Connections. Dragonfly is an offline mobile client for IBM Connections including your most-requested features and built by Teamstudio on the Unplugged offline business engine.
If you want to get involved, go to the greenhouse [read] Keywords: connections
Mobile devices, secure offline access, a bunch of Germans and free beer
Tue, May 29th 2012 4:04a Paul Mooney Not to mention Dutch, Austrians and many more people are heading to Admincamp for the 18-20 June 2012. Did I also mention that Susan Bulloch, Andrew Pollack, Gab Davis and many more people will also be there, presenting possibly the most technical Admin event held in Europe every year. Just to lower the tone, I shall also be going, but with a slightly different tact.
First, I will be presenting my adminblast presentation from Lotusphere 2012. I am tempted to chuck in more detail than at Lo [read] Keywords: admin
Ethical Hacking workshop. All done.
Sun, May 27th 2012 1:40p Paul Mooney It has been a busy few weeks. Along with prepping for multiple exams and some future work (to be announced soon) I had been in hiding trying to get the Domino ethical hacking for admins workshop finished and prepped. Last Thursday, I presented it in London, and pre-empted it with a warning that we had never done this before, so God knows how it will all work out. It’s always tough when you are presenting something brand new, especially for a full day.
All in all, I think it went wel [read] Keywords: admin
Domino ethical hacking and lotusbeers (again)
Wed, May 16th 2012 3:40p Paul Mooney Next week (Thursday 24th May), I will be in London to present the first Domino Ethical Hacking/countermeasures workshop (spaces still available). On the same day, the Business Gets Social IBM event is also on in London. So, there should be a good few people around for Lotusbeers that evening. As ever I will defer to the locals (and Bill) for a venue so watch my tweets.
3 recent posts. 2 about drinking. Not good. [read] Keywords: domino
Lotusbeers London 10th May?
Wed, May 2nd 2012 6:50a Paul Mooney Next Thursday (10th May) I was hoping to meet up with a few of the merry men (and women) of London for some libations. I shall leave venue picking to the “locals” but if you are about, pencil in a few drinks in London city that night. [read] Keywords:
Fri, Apr 27th 2012 4:30a Paul Mooney 2 full backups to be taken tonight, the start repair/reinstall. Need to find some SSD disk health checking software for Mac [read] Keywords: mac
Sun, Apr 22nd 2012 4:00a Paul Mooney Don’t copy content blatantly and post a pissy link to the original source from hundreds of IT blogs, then cite bullshit reasons for doing it, then embed boatloads of advertising in the content you stole and expect people not to complain. This is a small community Ms Smith. Many of the community bump into each other professionally very frequently. Do you think this little episode has done your reputation harm, or good. [read] Keywords: lotus
Tue, Apr 17th 2012 2:50p Paul Mooney It’s been a year of desire. Amazing torque. Beautiful design. Paul is happy. [read] Keywords:
Tue, Apr 17th 2012 2:50p Paul Mooney My original iPad is getting a new home. So my purchase was more out of necessity than desire. While in the Apple store in Belfast I picked up the 32gb Wifi model for myself. Although reviews have been done to death I thought I would give my 2c.
Can I be the first to not go on about the screen on the new iPad? The problem with the iPad1 (and especially the iPad2 with cameras) compared to the iPad”3″ is that there is not much functional difference. From an engineer’s perspective [read] Keywords: connections
How Bluewave uses connections
Wed, Mar 28th 2012 12:31p Paul Mooney At BLUG, I gave some opinions on demoing connections to customers. Our approach so far has been quite successful. Tell them to forget we are a 26-staff technology company and just think of us as a small company. Then, we show how we use it.
In the meantime, Warren has setup some great little videos on our connections site. More are to follow on the Bluewave Group youtube channel. [read] Keywords: connections
www.connections101.net is now up
Tue, Mar 27th 2012 8:40a Paul Mooney This is a joint post by Paul and Gab… As posted here a few weeks ago and due to the feedback from the community and IBM, we have decided to go live with an education site dedicated to IBM connections software. So… (drum roll), www.connections101.net is now up. To start, we are going to take you through our steps and tips on how to install a pilot connections deployment. This may take some time, but we will get there. As we are finding our feet, the site may change a bit over the c [read] Keywords: connections
BLUG – a review
Sun, Mar 25th 2012 1:10p Paul Mooney Let’s leave the obvious bike trip post for a moment. Theo Heselman, joined by his lovely wife and many other assistants, have managed to put on a fully professional IBM conference.
That’s really it. A fully professional IBM conference. In fact, it surpassed quite a few fully professional IBM conferences I have been to.
It’s positively bonkers to think it was free. Food, drink, entertainment, events, sessions, guest speakers, gifts. Everything to a calibre that was sim [read] Keywords: ibm
Domino Ethical Hacking workshop announced
Wed, Mar 21st 2012 4:20a Paul Mooney First announcement of the week.
Bluewave have decided to run a workshop in London on may 24th. This workshop will be an introduction to hacking with a domino slant. We have had to spend a lot of time in this field over the past months out of client requirements. And it’s pretty damn interesting.
The day is aimed at admins (devs please note this particular workshop won’t be talking script exploits at a deep level) who are new to this area and have domino http servers. It will be a com [read] Keywords: domino
Ready for the off
Sun, Mar 18th 2012 4:00a Paul Mooney View Larger Map
For those hiding under a rock away from the Yellow Bubble, you may not be aware that the Belgian Lotus User Group event is being held this coming week. And seven of us have decided that simply flying to Antwerp is too sensible. So we take bikes. Bill’s journey started yesterday traveling to Belfast. Tomorrow morning, we will start off very early to head to Dublin and ferry to Holyhead. Meeting up with Sean Cull in Wales we take the long road to Camberley where [read] Keywords: lotus
Time Machine could not complete the backup
Thu, Mar 15th 2012 9:40a Paul Mooney Getting more and more frustrated with Time Machine on OSX Lion. Restart of the NAS and the Mac to get rid of “the backup is too large for the backup disk error”. I may invest in Crashplan or the like sometime soon as my faith in TM getting me out of trouble the day I need it is diminishing. [read] Keywords: mac
Google apps and OAuth keys
Thu, Mar 15th 2012 9:30a Paul Mooney Just a mental breadcrumb. If you plan to do anything with OAuth (my experience has been with Google Apps so far) ensure the time zone settings on the servers are correct and the time is also correct. If not, it may cause you trouble. I spent an hour today trying to debug an invalid OAuth consumer key error, when infact the server on a VM was running 30 minutes fast. Fixing the time, fixed the problem. [read] Keywords: google