Barney's Blog

Blog archive

Eight Years Later

Today is a special and somber day, the eighth anniversary of the despicable attacks against New York City and the Pentagon. I was at a computer show across from the CNN Center in Atlanta with 30,000 other folks when the news broke. Two days later, driving past New York on my way home, I was surrounded by the acrid metallic scent of what used to be two glorious buildings.

What does this have to with IT? Not much. It transcends IT and makes all other issues seem minor. What did you learn from 9/11? Tell us all by writing to dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 09/11/2009 at 1:17 PM


Featured

  • Windows Has Support for Encrypted DNS

    Microsoft announced this week that the Windows operating system already has support for an encrypted Domain Name System option that promises to add greater privacy protections for Internet connections.

  • The Datacenter in 2020 and Beyond: More Edge, 'As-a-Service' and AI

    The next few years are going to be lively ones for the datacenter, according to research firm IDC's "Futurescape" report.

  • Inking Gains Traction in Office 365

    From PowerPoint to Excel, Microsoft is beefing up its support for digital inking across its Office 365 apps. Here's a snapshot of upcoming features.

  • Salesforce and Microsoft Partnering on Azure Services and Teams

    Salesforce.com and Microsoft on Thursday announced a strategic partnership on cloud technology use.

comments powered by Disqus

Office 365 Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.