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Technology: My New Home Network Design (2017)

It’s 2017 and while there will be a collection of posts over the next few months of various house projects that I want to document, the first is purely in reference to the topology and hardware associated with this new home. You’ll see from this photo that I had electricians run Cat6 cable throughout the …

Technology: Being there for iPhone’s Launch

The press coverage around iPhone’s 10th anniversary had me reminiscing and thinking that Apple has sold one billion iPhones since 2007. Moscone West Convention center fits 5,000 people +/- a few hundred so Apple has sold 200,000 times as many iPhones as there were people on hand to see Steve Jobs announce the iPhone live …

Technology: Is Swarm safe from Foursquare’s Demise?

Back when I joined in 2007 until today, Foursquare has been a utility. It is in essence indispensable. I believe in Check-In services so much that I even worked at Brightkite back in 2010 for a short sting before the service was closed mostly in part due to Foursquare’s dominance and compounded when Facebook entered …