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New Year, New Processes

As many of you know, I was laid off from Harman Professional on December 21, 2017. This column is about what I have been doing since then. If you are looking for a post talking bad about Harman or spouting all sorts of venom, keep looking. This article is not the article you are looking for. This article is about what I have been doing within AVNation.
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Which file is it?

Originally posted on AVNation.tv on August 3, 2017. Revision control is a very important thing. All to often we forget about keeping track of our electronic files and which one is the most current. If not the most recent one, the one that should be running in the...
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Who owns the code?

Originally posted at AVNation.tv on June 8, 2017 Note: This column in no way, shape, or form, provides legal advice or counsel; neither implied or otherwise. It is highly encouraged and recommended that you consult an attorney or legal authority for advice. The topic of who owns the...
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Net Neutrality 2017

A version of this post was orignally published on AVNation.tv Once again, the Federal Communications Commission is changing the way that Internet traffic will be handled within the United States. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on April 26, 2017, gave a speech entitled,...
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You are being watched

The post originally appeared on AVNation.tv April 27, 2017 At the time I wrong this piece I was employeed by Harman Professional which was a competitor of Bose. Harman has similar policies I disagree with. As a result while I have both brands’ products I do not run...
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What is old is new again

This article was originally published on AVNation.tx on April 20, 2017. I have read Brock McGinnis’s column in the April 201 edition of Commercial Integrator. If you haven’t read it yet, you can read it here. There are also some reactions both on Commercial Integrator and here on...
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VPN is not just for work

This article owas originally posted on AVNation.tv on April 6, 2017. Let me start with the basics, defining that three-letter acronym, Virtual Private Network. I have a rule that one cannot use a TLA (Three Letter Acronym) unless they know what it is short for. VPN allows a...
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NDA does not need to mean No Digital Access

During my “day job”, I work on many projects that are subject to Nondisclosure Agreements (NDA). These projects range from new product development to new projects that have not been announced to details of clients and project contents. There are various levels of diligence called out in each...
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