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Theme Changes

I started this blog in February 2013.  Amazingly, I’m closing in on ten years.  It’s certainly turned out differently than I expected, and I haven’t written as much as I’d liked. In 2016, I hired a...

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Moscone Microwave

My first full-time networking job was at the San Francisco Chronicle.  Now there isn’t much to the Chronicle anymore, but in the early 2000’s the newspaper was still going strong.  It was the beginning of the...

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Why certifications can suck

Ivan Peplnjak referenced a piece by Robert Graham called “Why cybersecurity certifications suck,” which I found amusing considering that I am doing some question writing right now.  I’ve certainly been a member...

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Goodbye Juniper, Hello Cisco

I feel a bit of guilt for letting this blog languish for a while. I can see from the response to my articles explaining confusing Juniper features that my work had some benefit outside my own edification, and so I hate to leave...

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Blogging on hold

For the handful of people who come across this blog and have posted comments, thank you very much for the kind words. This blog is on hold for a bit while I finish up my JNCIE-SP, which I am taking in a couple weeks. I’ve...

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This is my first post on this blog which I created some time ago and have left dormant.  Give that there are about twice as many blogs as people, it would seem best to start out with a statement of my purpose and intent. Before...

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