Dirty Jobs Software

I heard a rumor that the host of Discovery’s Dirty Jobs financed a software company that builds software aimed at helping blue collar workers find jobs and training to succeed in the 21st Century.

The Company is called Mike Rowe Soft.

(In all seriousness, Mike Rowe champions some pretty great causes, so here’s a free plug for his foundation, will the 7 people reading this please visit www.mikeroweworks.org)

Steve Jobs’ Defense Contract

I once knew this guy that works in IT for the DoD (Department of Defense), mostly installing computers and networking equipment in bunkers.

I asked if they used Mac or Linux-based computers.–“No, Microsoft”–“DOS?”–“No!”–“Well surely it can’t be the other one, how can you install Windows i a bunker!?”

He hasn’t talked to me since.