Managing large government IT projects? Don’t do it alone. A good general trusts his lieutenants. If you get significant funding, resist the urge to buy more technology, you should first spend some of it on a manager with experience in government software projects. Otherwise you will find yourself getting mired down in areas which are… Read More
Recent developments in the world of malicious hacking show that combining multiple technologies can lead to big things. The latest craze in combining crowdsourcing with organized cracking has brought the general public in on the effort, rather than making them passive observers. The attacks from the malicious hacking group Anonymous have grown in both the… Read More
Some things are just so obvious it hurts: “The amount of error a topological quantum computing system can sustain corresponds to how many interactions in the underlying spin glass can be frustrated before the material stops being ferromagnetic.” I mean, come on, duh! http://www.tacc.utexas.edu/news/feature-stories/2011/overcoming-quantum-error/
Packetlife.net has a very nice collection of “cheat sheets” for network engineering. These are great references for things that always seem hard to remember when you need them most, like “How do I filter out the CEO’s porn browsing from the packet trace on the Internet router that I am sending to a technical support… Read More
“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.” -Margaret Fuller A touching reminder that when knowledge is shared nothing is lost, and everyone gains.