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I Beat Cancer at 19 But I’m Still Fighting To Be Healthy

I beat cancer when I was 19. Well, I say "beat" but you don't really win against cancer, it leaves all sorts of mental and physical scars. Thirty or so years later its easy to forget how my life changed and  my legacy of small health issues. I got … [Read more]

Video: Emma Watson Inspires In This Speech

Emma Watson gives an impassioned speech for men to join women in equal rights for everyone at the UN. Make women equal to men. Simply beautiful and genuine speech that is really touching. Standing ovation at the end. … [Read more]

Twitter Valediction

I will be spending less time on Twitter. Going forward, my primary focus is to publish more often on my blog here and at and They will be my primary focus for sharing ideas, thoughts and commentary and just a … [Read more]

Twitter Thoughts 20140921

This tech conference is like a yard sale of nerds. Came to work today and saw a chalk outline of my soul on the floor under my desk. I'm the best damn network engineer in the room (when I'm in the toilet) My "free time" was paid for by my "work … [Read more]

Apple and Too Much NLP

Quote from Tim Cook in an Apple Press release: Apple - Press Info - Apple Announces Record Pre-orders for iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Top Four Million in First 24 Hours] “iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are better in every way, and we are thrilled … [Read more]

Video: Turbo Encabulator

Yes, please, its a Cisco UCS Server and EMC VMAX rolled into a single product - The Turbo Encabulator. Thanks to @packetsar for the reminder. … [Read more]

My Choice for Consistent Charity

Charity. Hard to talk about and hard to do. My principles are: Give consistently. One off donations do not sustain business models. Be Quietly Public. I would prefer to keep my donations private but there are two counter-aspects. First, … [Read more]

Video: Abiogenesis

In this breathtaking science fiction spectacle, a strange mechanical device lands on a desolate world and uses the planet to undergo a startling transformation, that has profound implications for an entire … [Read more]

Museum of The Order of St John -

One of the few delights of walking around London is finding pieces of history in random places. … [Read more]

Video:Cellphones Make People Flaky as #%@*

Yep. … [Read more]