Hello, DNA


I love seeing crazy comparisons and statistics, especially if it has anything to do with science Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) If laid out end-to-end, all DNA within your body would go from the Earth to Pluto and back to the Earth (too bad Pluto is not a planet anymore.) Humans share 99% of their DNA with everyone else (makes the 7 degrees of separation game kind of pointless.) If you could type 60 words per minute, eight hours a day, it would take approximately 50 years to type the human genome (Well, I can type 61 words per minute). Humans have roughly … Continue reading Hello, DNA

Is Podio the Next Generation Desktop?


During Citrix Synergy last week, I was in the audience watching the demos. One demo in particular, Podio, got me thinking about the value of a desktop. What is a desktop? Is it needed? Why? I’ve been a proponent of a desktop operating system and of desktop virtualization. Being a workshifting Citrite (what we call Citrix Employees), I use a VDI desktop every day. In fact, I’m creating this blog in my VDI desktop. Many months ago in another blog, I discussed we shouldn’t ignore or dismiss the desktop operating system yet. I said we need to focus on the … Continue reading Is Podio the Next Generation Desktop?