All new Day

Today was an interesting one… Not. Not much happened today that was all that note worthy. Today was the one of four more days at my current “day” job. Overall not bad. It was a 7am to 7pm shift where I was so engaged with what I was doing I didn’t even remember to take my lunch.
Anyways, this does lead into my overall thoughts for the past few days which are indeed technical.

My question I want to pose to the world in general… Is it time for a replacement to Facebook?

I ask because of the last several news worthy articles about Facebook have all been about their wild changes to their privacy policies. Is it just to much to ask that my private thoughts I posted for friends and family… Oh I don’t know… Remain only for their eyes?

I bring this up because of the other stories about employers researching new employees or applicants on the internet for what their online profiles look like. Now it is, as far as I know, against the law for them to hold your online persona against you when considering job applicants… But you just know it happens… Right? Am I alone in thinking that?

Anyways I was wanting to ask that for a few reasons. I have been developing a remote support software, like many others Kaseya and BigFix being just two, that can remotely manage computers. Well… Here is the thing… I just got a shiny new job at BigFix and I feel it would be not very appropriate to continue with that project as long as I worked there. I have also been slowly getting away from helping the general public with IT support problems as well.

(come on Daniel, wrap it up… LOL)

I need a new project that doesn’t clearly introduce a conflict of interest to my new job.
Thus I’m proposing that maybe I could start putting together the new replacement for Facebook… With all the security, privacy and features that everyone wants in their social networking website of choice.

I have a wonderful idea for a “privacy slider” that would be attached to every post that users make… Wether it is short Twitter-like posts, pictures, long blog articles, or even simple conversations between friends, family, coworkers and public. Everything has a privacy value that you can change at the time of posting. This way you are the master of what is public, private and who in-between can see it…

Leave your comments below… I will read each and every idea as I’m excited to maybe work on the new and improved rootSync.com

Yay for Kaseya!

It’s been a while since I’ve last posted.  I’ve been hard at work over the last six months on my business:  Moran IT.  Designing an MSP business is a lot of work.  What is an MSP you may ask, it’s an acronym for Managed Services Provider.   What that means is I can use a very small piece of software to manage your computer remotely and in an automated fashion.  On a special console I can see all of the computers that my company is responsible for, from there I can schedule scripts and other processes to keep customer computers working flawlessly.  The software I’m using to do this is from Kaseya (http://www.kasaya.com)

One of the things I plan to post here are different ideas for scripts, supporting programs, and such that I use to manage my customers computers.

Well… the first one I didn’t write, but I’ll provide a link to their blog with the details… but basically to manage the Low Disk Space alerts from customers computers can be a labor intensive thing.  Tullibo has come up with an automated way of fixing that… Click Here:  http://www.tullibo.com/2009/10/29/low-disk-space-alerts-kaseya/

If you’re interested in my company or how we can help customers manage their computers visit us at http://www.ManageMyComputer.com