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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...

Value Constrains Us. At Least, It Should.

A friend of mine asked me, "How do you manage the billions of chat messages, chat apps, social media, etc.? I'm becoming so inefficient it isn't funny." I offer a long-form answer.

RESPONSE: 3 Hidden Lessons Behind Top Podcasts to Help Yours Stand Out

Podcasting is NOT a digital regurgitation of radio, although many try to shoehorn podcasts into a radio format, because the radio business is what they understand. However, podcast content is different. Distribution is different. Listener consumption is different. Monetization is different.

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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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