Ethan Banks On productivity.

All Of Ethan’s Podcasts And Articles For December 2017


Here’s a catalog of all the media I produced (or helped produce) in December 2017.



  • Nothing new this month, but I have 3 shows in this series scheduled for 2018 already.


  • Episode 113 – Working In High Performance Computing. Nick Buraglio is our special guest to talk through the kinds of compute problems and networking challenges HPC environments face.
  • Episode 114 – Unikernels And IncludeOS. Per Buer, CEO of IncludeOS, schools us on how unikernels differ from a traditional OS, their benefits and tradeoffs, use cases for the technology, and more. Per also gives an overview of the IncludeOS software.
  • Episode 115 – Secure Printing With HP (Sponsored). We discuss securing print infrastructure with Michael Howard, Chief Security Advisor, and Jason O’Keeffe, Print Security Advisor, at HP. These guys are the real security deal in touch with how the hacking community leverages printers as jump off points to launch attacks.

Briefings In Brief Podcast




  • In addition to writing and recording, December was about planning for 2018. I spent time with some excellent folks in the Packet Pushers community kicking around a new idea for a virtual mini-conference. I built a background planning document for the first event. Next I need to finalize the agenda for the first event.
  • We’ve kicked off a project to build a membership site with premium content and so on for Packet Pushers. That process has started with meetings and planning. Exciting to actually have this project kick off.
  • Packet Pushers shuts down for 2 weeks at the end of the year. Looking forward to vacation. Frankly, I’m tired. 2017 was a whirlwind of writing, recording, planning, and traveling. I’m ready to relax, work on my house, and maybe hike if the weather is kind.
  • My thanks to all of you that consume what we create over at Packet Pushers. We’ll see you next year.
By Ethan Banks
Ethan Banks On productivity.

You probably know Ethan Banks because he writes & podcasts about IT. For example, he co-authored "Computer Networks Problems & Solutions" with Russ White.

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