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zomg school!

Monday, November 17th, 2008

no time to make a reasonable post but there is an amazing set of quotes from my network security book: At one of the final IETF meetings before AH and ESP were finalized, someone from Microsoft got up and gave an impassioned speech about how AH was useless given the existence ...


Friday, September 19th, 2008

So life has actually been somewhat exciting and full of (good and bad) things recently... among these things is the fact that I have massive wrist pain (both wrists!) so in lieu of a real update you should grab me and we'll chat.


Sunday, July 27th, 2008

Nothing is actually going on in life right now but there's a first I just noticed... if you google for "android competition results" my post about it is hit #1. Hit 1? Really? How in the world did that happen? And hit 3 for just "android competition". I mean, I realize that phrasing ...

On reinventing the wheel

Friday, June 13th, 2008

One of my fellow CoC bloggers wrote a bit about how CS majors all want to reinvent the wheel and it's so very true. At lunch with my extended team we hit on the topic of random personal projects and it surprised me (though I suppose it shouldn't have) ...

Reflections on the onboarding experience

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

I've been through three first weeks with various companies (Proficient, Amazon, and now VMware) so the experience of joining a new workplace has become somewhat old hat[0]. I've found, in my vast experience[1], that the first week (or so) does a lot to set the tone of my tenure ...