I’m working on too many things – too many technologies, too many vendors. How did I get here ?
Microsoft continues to disappoint its customers. This time the loudly announced ODF support doesn’t appear to actually work.
Knowing that there are young people like this in the world is exciting. Not only does she do math, she does APPLIED math and can clearly articulate the vision and application of the science. Network Designers could learn a lot from watching this. ISEF ’08 Winner: Knot Theory Mathematics Via Boing Boing.
Some technologies just don’t catch on, no matter how good they are. Free Space Optics or Ethernet Lasers is one of those technologies. I take a quick look here.
When working through the creative phase of a design, I use colour pencils to layout diagrams and think through issues.
When it comes transferring large files or data sets ( say bigger than 10 Gigabytes), many people forget that the transfer time becomes significant.
The poll votes are in, the Magic Gnomes have carefully examined all the ballots (in addition to the their day job of checking all the packets
When writing documentation I refer to network address translation as NAT. When a packet or flow undergoes the NAT process, is it Natted or NAT’d ? I prefer to use NAT’d as this suits my thinking but I would lile to ask you what you would choose before I add it to the Network Dictionary. […]
I like to see only Cisco Press books when researching or studying (since I find them easier to read and understand). A short post showing how to list Cisco Press books in O’Reilly Safari.
One of the other tricks I have had to learn is how to read from a computer screen. Here are my musings on learning and reading from a computer screen instead of paper.