Ron Sparks Solution Architect, Author, Poet



Ron began his career in technology in the 1980’s when he broke the video store point of sale system at which he worked in Florida so often by playing with the source code that the programmer insisted that Ron either be fired or sent to training. Fortunately, Ron’s boss decided to send him to a programming course in New Jersey. So began a career in information technology that continues on today.

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(Quite a few of you have come to me for explanation of Anonymous and OpOrlando, so this is for you.)
I log into a lot of client production servers and do not have the luxury of installing my favorite GUI
[updated 2011-06-10 because a friend  pointed out a flaw in my assumption that I needed to enter the password every
This blog post spurred a pretty lively debate between my wife and me.  I attempted to explain ethical hacking to
My son, Christopher, is extremely tech savvy.  At 13-years-of-age: He's very proficient with DOS batch programming. he's already written multiple
I love my Nook. I can, on my one device, store thousands of books.  I can shop for and purchase
A few weeks ago, the online world became enraged when Facebook launched its Instant Personalization" feature.  Users were automatically opted
Airport Scanners Violate My Rights
Take a look at the image on the right. That, my friends, is what an airport full-body image scanner shows.
Goodbye Brighthouse. For years you have been my cable provider, my Internet provider, and my telephone provider. I have been
Problem: On my Dell Studio 1737 the Optiarc DVDRWBD BC-5600S would not work after I installed Windows 7. The DVD
Ron Sparks Solution Architect, Author, Poet

Ron Sparks

Ron Sparks is a technology professional, science fiction and fantasy author and poet living in Zurich, Switzerland. His latest book "ONI: Satellite Earth Series Book 1" is available on


A man of many passions, I lay claim to a myriad of interests and hobbies. Among them, I am an amateur astronomer, an avid motorcycle rider, a whiskey aficionado, a (poor) surfer, a scuba diver, a martial artist, a student of philosophy, a proponent of critical thinking, a technologist, an entrepreneur, a cancer survivor, and I harbor a lifelong love of science fiction and fantasy. Feel free to strike up a conversation on the social networks below.

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