Wednesday, December 28, 2011

5 Leadership Tips for 2012

This is an excellent article for leaders at all levels.  It is titled, 5 Leadership Tips for 2012, and is by Mike Myatt a contributor to Forbes.

He talks about Family, White Space, Listening, Unlearning, and Engagement. A bonus item is Reading!

I know I need to pay more attention to these points and hope to do so in 2012!

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Finding and cleaning out your smartphone's Carrier IQ poison

This is quite concerning that Android, Apple, and Blackberry smartphones have secretly had spyware rootkit software installed by manufacturers and telecom providers called Carrier IQ.

Even though there seems to be push-back on what exactly is being recorded and reported this article provides some links to turn off Carrier IQ on your telephone. With iOS 5 on an iPhone it is a very easy turnoff while other phones are a bit more difficult.

The article by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, titled Finding and cleaning out your smartphone's Carrier IQ poison, was published by ZDNet.