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Printer issue - WSD port

At some point in life in the past several weeks something happened to my printer and it started having issues printing. The printer is an HP Deskjet 2600 series. The issue was print jobs would get jammed in the queue and I was unable to delete them. The process was:

wsd printer port I would print something

Conveyed Concept

Conveyed concept

concept12 years ago (2007) I wrote this article and placed it on Wikipedia. 10 years later they decide they don't like it and deleted it. 10 years! It went through a peer review and countless other revisions and checks. So, I'm cleaning it up and publishing on my site 2 years after they deleted.


ZombieLoad - A new but not so new threat

The latest threat to computers is the Zombieload vulnerability.

So many of the known threats to computer devices are because of how the software or hardware was created. The exploits and vulnerabilities we discover are flaws in how the system or code was constructed. Is it possible that we just didn’t have the tools we needed to test for security flaws?

zombieload exploit

What is Server-less

Cloud = server on the Web

I recently completed a project where I successfully moved a company from a server environment to one that is "serverless".

NYT- Technology

Memphis Business Journal

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 14:57
Corey Davis
The University of Memphis athletic department announced on Friday, Sept. 25, a reduction in staff due to the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The move will result in the elimination of 19 positions and furloughs for all salaried employees — who earn $40,000 or more — effective Oct. 1. “As we have shared previously, COVID-19 has had a major financial impact on our athletic department," Memphis director of athletics Laird Veatch, said in a release. “Our original budget projections…

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 14:50
John Klyce
This year, James M. Kelly was named one of MBJ's 40 under 40 winners — and he isn't the only member of his family to gain a distinction in 2020. Because his mother, Edith Kelly-Green, was just named to Mid-America Apartments' (MAA) board of directors. On Sept. 24, the publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT), based in Germantown, announced that she had been added to its board. Kelly-Green is a former FedEx executive and a founding partner at the KGR Group — which owns restaurant…

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 14:36
Corey Davis
UPS is looking to hire more than 400 seasonal employees at Memphis area locations as the holiday season quickly approaches. The Atlanta-based logistics company said the need to ramp up employment in the Bluff City — and throughout the country — is in anticipation of increased package volume that is expected to last through the start of 2021. “We’re preparing for a record peak holiday season,” Charlene Thomas, UPS chief human resources officer said in a release. “The COVID-19 pandemic…

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 14:24
Susan Ellis
The Oak Court Mall has introduced Retail To-Go, a new curbside delivery program, offering goods from H&M, City Gear, Balkan LA, and more delivered directly to your car.

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 14:13
Corey Davis
An ongoing project at Memphis International Airport has received more than $80 million this month in federal assistance.

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