Category Archives: Technology

Project Management Certification

I have been doing Project Management for a long time, but never got around to getting certified. In my previous role as a Product Development Manager for example, I sccessfuly managed multiple projects concurrently (as many as 7 at a … Continue reading

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Using ArcGIS – An example of the power of ArcMaps for analysing property locations – part 3

In this third article about using ArcMaps for analysing property locations, we will continue the search demonstration that we started in the previous GIS article. The next step is to select the road segment that will be built. and then … Continue reading

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Did a bit of hardware repair this week. How about some Galaxy S3 Screen repair?Had to fully dissassemble all the interior parts and remove the motherboard and components.  Here is the before: And After: Also, to make things more interesting, … Continue reading

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Using ArcGIS – An example of the power of ArcMaps for analysing property locations – part 2

In part Two of the article about Using ArcGIS ArcMaps for analysing property locations, we will follow up on what we learned in the last article.  We will this time focus on adding some data intellegence, and will do some … Continue reading

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Using ArcGIS – An example of the power of ArcMaps for analysing property locations – part 1

In this example, I will use the sample data provided by the ESRI tutorials, which are available online after registering a Global ESRI account.  I highly recommend going through their tutorials, as they are a great resource. If you need … Continue reading

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ESRI ArcGIS (ArcMAP) 10.1 Walkthrough

Following up on my last post about GIS (http://computingasyoulikeit.com/getting-started-with-gis/) I am writing today about installing and launching one of the most widely used GIS tools available today. I have chosen ESRI as the principal GIS tool to use, as they … Continue reading

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Thoughts on getting twitter followers. (do not ever pay for followers!)

I wrote an article over a year ago about how to get twitter followers, and thought it would be a good idea to provide an update. The key point I would make is: You do NOT have to pay for … Continue reading

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Getting started with GIS

I have been asked a couple of times to write an article about using GIS systems because of my background in this area. I had a lot of fun learning GIS and and exploring Spatial Analysis, it was a very … Continue reading

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Is piracy really a Mega problem?

I was reading an article on the BBC site tonight about whether piracy was a MEGA problem obviously alluding to the new and wildly successful Mega website.  They seemed to focus on problems regarding piracy, such as: Richard Atkinson, head … Continue reading

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Hot New Project

I have started a HOT new project. My house is HOT when the weather heats up. Why? Because house technology is a bit backwards here in New Zealand. Imagine this: The temperature goes up outside. The temperature in the attic … Continue reading

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