Pls Read the “No Asshole Rule”

This is a great book. The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving On That Isn't I like how he points out that we've all been one, that it is contagious, that it lowers performance, and that it is unacceptable. A tip to Guy Kawasaki's blog for posting some key points of Bob... Continue Reading →

OECD Updates Broadband Statistics Today

OECD updated BB stats today. OECD Broadband Statistics to December 2006: "Over the past year, the number of broadband subscribers in the OECD increased 26% from 157 million in December 2005 to 197 million in December 2006. This growth increased broadband penetration rates in the OECD from 13.5 in December 2005 to 16.9 subscriptions per... Continue Reading →

light blogging recently

I've been a tad lax on blogging lately. But I've kept up my delicious tags. They are in the right hand column of this blog or you can go directly to blog's delicious tags 💡 I recently procured Geoffrey Moore's Dealing with Darwin and am hoping to post wrt/ Comm Semi space in the near... Continue Reading →

Today’s BCE & Private Equity News

Mark Evan's post Still Don’t Get BCE LBO resonates with me. The bottom line is that "wireless" is the only new technology where telco's still own the experience. It is still a vertical market and telco's know how to make money there. But in all the new area's they are more likely to be "experience... Continue Reading →

New Dixx Putter :-)

OMG! the Adams Golf Dixx putter. This is golf geekdom at its finest...... I neeeeed one. I'm guessing that the operating manual is as thick as the Pelz Putting book (394 pgs) 🙂 It's only 😈 $899 😈 Golf geekdom is never inexpensive 😦 😛 my son asked ... where is the mp3 player option?... Continue Reading →

Joost Network Details

The IP Development Network Blog has an interesting post on the Joost: analysis of a bandwidth hog. In the comments Joost's network architect leaves links to some interesting Joost presentations. http://www.uknof.org.uk/uknof7/MacCarthaigh-Joost.pdf http://www.stdlib.net/~colmmacc/slides/Joost-network.html Joost Network Architecture Ground rules No firewalls No hardware load-balancers High availability (this is TV) Lots of bandwidth (this is TV) Ethernet only... Continue Reading →

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