About 200 San Francisco city workers briefly lost their email access late last week, a Department of Technology spokesman confirmed Wednesday.The department was beginning the process of converting city email from an IBM program to a Microsoft program, when the glitch occurred, according to spokesman Ron Vinson.“We did have a problem with some of our users that were migrating over to Microsoft,” Vinson said. “We were able to mitigate that.” Read More
A documentary about people who spend their free time painting over graffiti is being promoted with — you guessed it — graffiti.
Department of Public Works graffiti-abatement squads have been cleaning up dozens of wheat-pasted posters and stickers plastered around the Mission district in recent weeks promoting “Vigilante, Vigilante: The Battle for Expression.” The film, made by Bay Area graffiti proponents, opened Friday. Read More
Kerrie Holley is one of 69 active IBM Fellows (there have been 231 since the program started in 1962) and was one of the speakers as the company celebrated its 100th birthday with an event in The City. He helps spread the word and develop internally and externally technical advances. Read More
The CEO of IBM offered the Obama administration a free software program that would have cut Medicare and Medicaid fraud by almost a trillion dollars, but he was turned down – twice. Read More
When you recycle a plastic bottle, it doesn't necessarily become another plastic bottle. Read More