Ethan Banks

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Think Of Your Audience

As a technical writer, you're not writing to impress your peers--those people who already know what you know. Rather, you're writing for your audience. Think of them.

All Of Ethan’s Podcasts And Articles For September 2017

Here’s a catalog of all the media I produced (or helped produce) in September 2017. Packet Pushers Weekly Podcast Episode 356: Oracle Ravello’s Networking 2.0 (Sponsored) Episode 357: Beyond Name, Blame, And Shame In IT Episode 358: The NSX Future With VMware (Sponsored) Episode 359: Juniper And The Self-Driving Network (Sponsored) Packet Pushers Priority Queue Podcast Episode 128:...

How Uber Charges You Money, But You Get No Ride

The oddest thing was the realization that with all of the negative press around Uber in the last year, I rather despise the company anyway. If even half the reports are true, there is no redemption for their corporate culture.

Beware n1wireless.com: Bait & Switch

Over the weekend, I ordered an Apple Airport Extreme wireless router from n1wireless.com. The price was great, and their site stated they had 90 in stock. This afternoon, I receive via e-mail one of the oldest sales tricks there is--the bait and switch.

All Of Ethan’s Podcasts And Articles For July 2017

Packet Pushers Weekly Podcast Episode 347: Ethan & Greg AMA #3 Episode 349: Future Of Networking With Mark Townsley Packet Pushers Network Break Podcast Network Break 144: Cisco Unveils New UCS Line; Microsoft Targets Rural Broadband Datanauts Podcast Episode 91: Found On The Internet Series 2 Episode 92: Microsoft MCSA Lab Creation With Chef Episode 93: Erasure Coding And Distributed Storage...

All Of Ethan’s Podcasts And Articles For June 2017

Packet Pushers Community Blog OpenDaylight Carbon And What SDN Has Become Packet Pushers News Uila Adds User Experience Tracking To Their Monitoring Platform Rubrik Integrates With Oracle, Hyper-V, Nutanix In 4.0 Release Packet Pushers Weekly Podcast Episode 342 – Big Ideas About Networking with Mike Bushong Episode 343 – Future Of Networking Q&A Live From Interop ITX Episode 345...

Ethan Banks On productivity.

Most people know me because I write & podcast about IT on the Packet Pushers network. I also co-authored "Computer Networks Problems & Solutions" with Russ White.

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