Tips On Getting Things Done For The Person Already Stretched

I am a fan of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fictional stories about Middle-Earth. There are times where Tolkien paints a picture with words by putting down a phrase that leaves you with more of an impression than outright explicit description. Thus it is when Bilbo describes how his considerable years are wearing on him. “I feel thin, […]

Cisco Systems Logo As ASCII Art

And, for absolutely no reason, the Cisco Systems logo as ASCII art! No, I didn’t create this myself. It was captured from an appliance I was upgrading at work today. ####### #::::::# #### ######## ###### #### #::###### #::::# #:::::::# #::::::# #::::::# #::# #::# #:::###### #::###### #:# #:# #::# #::# #:::# #::# #::# #::# #::# #::# […]

Review: Monoprice.com Wireless 802.11N Router w/ WPS & WISP Function (300Mbps)

This little consumer-grade wireless router from monoprice.com caught my eye because it supported 802.11n, and was only $25. I looked at the feature list, noted the external antennas, and thought to myself, “How bad can it be?” The answer? Pretty bad. I’ll keep this brief. Pros: It’s $25. It doesn’t get overly hot. Sometimes it […]

A Fun Response To Recruiter Spam

2011 was the Year of the Recruiter, at least in my world. They contact me all the time. A ping via LinkedIn is fair enough; I don’t mind that, and I even network with recruiters frequently. Unsolicited e-mail showing up in my inbox gets tiring, but I understand. Directly calling my office phone by requesting […]