My Google Maps photos have been viewed more than 25 million times

I enjoy adding photos to Google Maps. That enjoyment really increased a few years ago when I bought a 360-degree camera. Since 360-degree cameras are still a bit of a novelty, my images get more views than most. Last week, Google sent me an email saying: Hi Jason, You’re a top photographer on Google Maps […]

British Airways says my randomly-generated password is invalid

I attempted to create an account on britishairways.com today, but repeatedly failed, receiving the message “Error: The password you have supplied is invalid. Passwords need to be at least 6 characters in length and use a mix of letters (English A-Z) and numbers.” I tried the following passed.pw randomly generated passwords: awseecfejunknyZVWCNQPAVZUTE57264 nxmsgnkgqSYHXDPRJRRGGKKTHCE52872 edmzuszfecUVWSFHVCBHVBAV84822792 vdntgfssatdHMRPZNMWVPTVCBZA32444 […]

Danube Vacation over Christmas

This December 2014, I took a riverboat vacation along the Danube — traveling from Hungary to Nuremberg. Here are some brief highlights. Budapest, Hungary (Dec 17-20) My favorite city on this trip. They also had the best Christmas markets, where I enjoyed a lot of mulled wine. Visegrad, Hungary (Dec 21) Most of the day […]

VMworld Hands On Labs problems

I’m at the VMworld 2012 conference in San Francisco. One of the historic benefits of VMworld conferences in the past have been their hands on labs. Not this year. This year their labs have been riddled with performance issues and customer frustration. On Sunday, I and about 500 other attendees stood in line for 2.5 […]