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August, 2008

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August 20, 2008  9:27 PM

Repent! Repent! The IPv4 end is near!



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Arbor Networks, IPocolypse, IPv6, Network

The End is Near That's the message received when I got on the phone with Arbor...

August 20, 2008  3:04 PM

The IT Guy: Geek courtship ritual



Posted by: 2020viip
Cartoon, Geek culture, IT humor, The IT Guy

IT Guy cartoon xkcd love
> Check out the classic xkcd referred to here, "Useless," or the...


August 14, 2008  7:24 PM

The chronicles of an awful manager



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Geek culture, IT humor, Network

A new blog popped up this month that any IT pro who has ever hated his manager can relate to. "Where is Bob? Tales of an absentee manager" appears to be a clever blend of fact and fiction. I guess it's up to you to decide just how real it is. The...


August 12, 2008  4:31 PM

Are the Olympics IT’s worst nightmare?



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Blue Coat, Cisco, Network, Olympics, WAN optimization

IT Friend or Foe? It sure sounds like it from where I sit sometimes. Shamus has a piece where he reports on how


August 11, 2008  4:52 PM

If MIT students ride your subway system, you’d better beef up network security



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Network, Network devices, Network security

Shocking news: The RFID fare card system that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) uses on its buses and subway is totally hackable. This past weekend, three Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) students (Alessandro Chiesa, RJ Ryan, and Zack Anderson) were supposed to...


August 4, 2008  8:22 PM

Recommendation: Rands in Repose



Posted by: 2020viip
Geek culture, IT humor

Last Friday, I held a conference call with a small group of network engineers to discuss some of their job challenges and interests. One topic that came up was the challenge of managing people in a technical job context. Someone recommended that we all check out a blog called


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