Collection of useful, relevant or inane places on the the Internets for 5 Aug 10:
- Technology fetishism is skin deep | Guy Dammann | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk -
Our shallow obsession with gadgets disguises a conservatism where real change takes place at numbingly slow speed
It’s worth remembering that we still have hair, and take a crap like every other human in the last five hundred years. Change feels fast, but comes very slowly. You might want to think about that.
- Cisco IOS Hints and Tricks: Rest in peace, my WAF friend – Episode 110 of Cisco is not a networking company anymore. Commentary on Cisco killing off the Web Application Firewall version of the ACE module
- Google Reader for Snow Leopard – Makes Google Reader look and feel like a native MAC application. Because Google Reader looks as ugly as a “hat full of arseholes”
- Apple – Safari – Safari Extensions Gallery – Apple’s collection of extensions for Safari 5.
- Home – Ultimate Status Bar: Safari Extension – Safari 5 extension that makes the toolbar at the bottom of the browser more useful. And looks nice.
- SweetP Productions – Safari 5 extensions that automatically restores your Safari to the previous state with all of your tabs open.
- Launch Video – Video of a cable laying ship that laid the cable to Australia. Fascinating.
- Cisco IOS Hints and Tricks: TRILL and 802.1aq are like apples and oranges – Excellent research from Ivan on comparing TRILL and 802.1aq. Must read for Data Centre nerds.
- Interior Routing Protocol Posters Now $9.99 – Packet Life -
The price of the interior routing protocol poster has been reduced from $14.99 to $9.99 starting 1 August.
Ultimate cubicle wallpaper
- Cisco Eos – Media & Entertainment – Episode 9 of Cisco is not a Networking company anymore.
Cisco Eos is a hosted software platform that enables Media & Entertainment companies to more economically deliver and effectively monetize social entertainment experiences around branded content.
- Networking Careers and Investing in Yourself – “Learn a programming or scripting language….. ut knowing how to write a SHELL or PERL script to take care of some routine function shows you value efficiency and are more versatile than the guy that memorizes router commands.”Good writing on career tips.