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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

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 13:04
Greg Akers
I know it’s bad. The economic inequity between white and Black people in Memphis. The disparity in what achievement looks like for a white-owned business versus a Black-owned business. The everyday gap in earnings between white employees and Black employees. How wealth is created and accumulates to benefit future generations at far different rates and degrees. If you’re white, like me, you’re certain it’s bad even before you look. You just feel it. The playing field is not level between…

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 13:00
Jason Bolton
In the July 3 cover story, MBJ takes an in-depth look at the state of Black-owned businesses in Memphis. More data and profiles will be published in the coming days.

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 12:56
Tristan Navera
When Lou Conforti wants to make a point, he doesn't hold his tongue.

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 12:47
Daniel J. Sernovitz
Walmart Labs plans to establish a new technology center in a freshly renovated office building near the Herndon Metro Station in Northern Virginia, according to two sources familiar with the deal, further bolstering the region's status as a tech hub. The retail giant's technology arm has leased all of 2245 Monroe St., a roughly 162,300 square-foot building owned by an affiliate of Barings Real Estate, according to the sources, who were not authorized to comment on the lease. The lease is a big win…

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 12:39
John Klyce
As the summer progresses, the University of Memphis looks to the fall with hope — and an acknowledgement of uncertainty. On June 19, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) passed a revised budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, which determines the state funding U of M will receive. The good news, for the institution, is that it’s set to get the $32.9 million it wanted for the new STEM building, and it won’t see any additional reduction in formula funding. But, capital maintenance…

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