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Daniel P. Dern is an independent technology and business writer. He can be reached via email at dern@pair.com; his website, www.dern.com; or his technology blog, TryingTechnology.com
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Jerry Pournelle: A Bibliography

4/9/2012
Check out our partial bibliography of the prolific computer columnist and sci-fi writer Jerry Pournelle. These representative links should be enough to keep you entertained for some time.

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Jerry Pournelle: A Short Biography

4/9/2012
You might know him from his science fiction novels or from his "Computing at Chaos Manor" columns in BYTE. What you probably don't know is that Jerry Pournelle is a polymath with degrees in statistics, systems engineering, psychology, and political science, and a working knowledge of just about anything else you can think of.

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Podcast Part 3: Pournelle On Ebooks

4/7/2012
In part three of our four-part series of podcast interviews with science-fiction writer and BYTE institution Jerry Pournelle, he tells how to write bestsellers in the age of Internet publishing.

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BYTE Interviews Jerry Pournelle

4/7/2012
Jerry Pournelle--iconic BYTE columnist, science-fiction writer, and all-around polymath--talks with us about writing and computers. In our four-part podcast he holds forth on the role of science fiction in predicting future technology, writing bestsellers in the Internet age, and a whole lot more.

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SMBs See Opportunity In The Cloud

12/9/2010
A Microsoft survey found that almost a third of small and midsize businesses see the cloud as an opportunity for their IT to be more strategic and nearly a quarter believe it offers capabilities not previously available.

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QuickBooks 2011 Now Available

9/27/2010
Intuit's financial software adds features to save business owners and accountants time, including customer "snapshots," batch invoicing, new payment tools and mobile access.

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Is Your Copier A Security Threat?

8/12/2010
Any device attached to your network poses potential risks according to ICSA Labs' Kevin Brown, who suggests 6 questions IT managers should ask to assess security of networked peripherals.

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Meraki Offers Free Wi-Fi Tools

8/11/2010
Meraki's free HeatMapper, Wi-Fi Stumbler, and Client Insight tools can help IT plan, improve and troubleshoot WLAN coverage, and diagnose Wi-Fi problems for local and remote Windows, Mac users.

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CMS Introduces Bootable Server Backup

8/4/2010
BounceBack Instant Server Recovery is designed for SMBs running Microsoft's Foundation or Small Business Server to resume business quickly in the event of a server disk failure or other disk problems.

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HP And The SMB Desktop

8/2/2010
For many SMBs and others, desktop PCs aren't going away in any hurry, so it makes sense to invest in new machines with expandability headroom, and good service.

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Qualys Offers Free Browser Plug-In Checker

7/27/2010
Less-than-current browser and plug-in versions can leave your browsing unnecessarily vulnerable to web-based attacks... and make latest-and-greatest-based web sites harder or impossible to use, but Qualys' free BrowserCheck can help.

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Aprigo Secures Google Docs

7/14/2010
The SaaS service provides IT governance for a company's Google Docs, to identify files at risk of exposure to unauthorized users inside or outside the company.

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