I don't know about the rest of the world, but here in America our police speak in a sort of code language. Instead of saying "he got out of the car and walked away," the police will say, "the subject exited the vehicle and proceeded on foot." It's not that their language is any…
10/3/22: I posted this on subnetzero.info on August 17, but somehow it got stuck in drafts here on Substack. Re-posting. My blogging has been a little…
I’ve been a little busy lately, and frankly sometimes topics to write about come fast and furiously, sometimes they don’t come at all. Meanwhile, I had…
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I haven't posted in a while, for the simple reason that writing a blog is a challenge. What the heck am I going to write about? Sometimes ideas come…
I’m up to five subscribers on Substack and my last post went viral with 7 views! (One of those was me, so I consider anything above 2 views to be…
Two articles (here and here) in my Netstalgia series covered the old bulletin board system (BBS) I used to operate back in the late 1980's. It wasn't…
I shall avoid naming names, but when I worked for Juniper we had a certain CEO who pumped us up as the next $10 billion company. It never happened, and…
It was four o'clock in the early hours of one Sunday morning in 2001. I had been up all night sitting in our data center at the San Francisco Chronicle…
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