Category Archives: Work

Technology

Remember when the telephone was just bells, receiver/mic, rotary dial, and some wires going back to the telco? This is what happens when you have a SIP phone with a VOIP provider.

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Cometary

I’ve decided I’ve become a comet. Not sure if I’m ok with it, but I’ve got a long orbital cycle to think about it. Context from a private conversation yesterday with someone I worked with just over a decade ago … Continue reading

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Changing VMWare Fusion 8’s vmnet1 and vmnet8 networking

I had a problem where I was unable to access some machines in the datacenter on subnet 172.16.16.0/24 from my OS X work machine. Turns out vmnet8 was conflicting with the same subnet located at the Datacenter. vmnet8 comes from … Continue reading

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Heads you win, Tails you lose.

Talking to pre and post sales support engineers at $BIGCOMPANY that we just spent $BIGMONEY on shiny new equipment is a bit like flipping a coin. Heads, they know their stuff and can help you out with best practices configuration … Continue reading

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Meaning

Pretty much this, but then there are the good days too. Comment from discussion How do you find meaning in your job?.

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Tech Free Weekends

Failing here, posting this on a Sunday. The idea is to give the brain a break to reset a bit before the start of the next online-all-day-for-work week starts. Maybe I can modify this idea to be … no Internet … Continue reading

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Less work, more fulfilling

I was lucky enough to be able to take the remaining vacation days I was entitled to this year, before the year ran out. Spent Dec 24 – Jan 3 away from the office and only peeked at email and … Continue reading

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