Earlier this afternoon I installed a super new cool app on my Google Nexus 10, Look to the Future. The app allows me to examine the future and understand the collective net effect of my actions taken as a Honeywell senior technologist.
Given I'm only 8 days short of my retirement, imagine my horror to learn the result of all the collaboration and web development projects I've led over my 28+ years with the company. My co-employees, please accept my apologies. It's obvious that I should be ashamed, perhaps even fearful of retribution!
I used the Look to the Future app and watched the trailer for a History TV documentary from the year 2068 entitled: "The Internet: A Warning From History". I truly had no idea my actions would lead to these problems. Thus, for each of these projects ... and more ... I'm sorry. (projects listed below the History TV trailer).
For obvious reasons of confidentiality, I can not link my Honeywell work. However, over the years I have used NorthStarNerd.Org as my personal R&D platform. When possible I've linked related blog posts from the past. Here are just a few of the projects I've led: (additional details about my impending retirement)
- Category: Work Project | Start Date | Related Blog Example
- Web Design, Development, Social Media and Video
- Web Design | 1997 | Honeywell Technology Center via Internet Archive
- Web Analytics | 2008 | WebTrends
- Web Analytics | 2010 | Google Analytics | Google Campaign Builder
- Search | 2010 | Google Site Search | Noble Prize Winner Seminars / Videos
- SEO | 2010 | Google Webmaster Tools and much, much more | Marvin the Martian SEO
- YouTube | 2011 | Honeywell YouTube Channels
- Internal Collaboration, Learning & Knowledge Management
- IBM Compatible PC Training | 1985 | n/a
- Virtual Meetings | 1999 | Placeware, now Live Meeting from Microsoft
- Virtual Library | 2000 | Online access to research, magazines, manuals and more
- Internal Wikis | 2000 | Wikipedia drives first Honeywell wikis - Wikimania
- Search Engine Tagging | 2007 | Connectbeam
- Microblogging Portal | 2008 | Cat 2.o or Cyrus Joins Our Yammer Network
- Video Sharing Portal | 2012 | Brightcove