Short Take: State, Optimization, and Surface

29 August 2018 | Comments Off on Short Take: State, Optimization, and Surface

Give the Monkey a Smaller Club

15 August 2018 | Comments Off on Give the Monkey a Smaller Club

Short Take: SDN is not DevOps

9 August 2018 | Comments Off on Short Take: SDN is not DevOps

Short Take: Education is Useless

1 August 2018 | Comments Off on Short Take: Education is Useless

Networks Without Operators

26 July 2018 | Comments Off on Networks Without Operators

Complexity Sells

18 July 2018 | Comments Off on Complexity Sells

Networks are complex. But why? There are two fundamental reasons. The first is complexity is required to solve hard problems, specifically in the area of resilience. The second is that complexity sells. In this short take, I look at the second reason in a little more depth.

Complexity Sells

9 July 2018 | Comments Off on Complexity Sells

According to Roman philosophers, simplicity is the hallmark of truth. And yet, networks have become ever more complex over time. Why is this? Because complexity sells. In this short take, I talk about why complexity sells, and some of the mental habits you can use to overcome our natural tendency to prefer the complex.

Short Take: Culture and Technology

3 July 2018 | Comments Off on Short Take: Culture and Technology

Chatting with Rachel Traylor about Math at CHINOG

27 June 2018 | Comments Off on Chatting with Rachel Traylor about Math at CHINOG

 

Chatting with Eman Conde at CHINOG about Certifications

27 June 2018 | Comments Off on Chatting with Eman Conde at CHINOG about Certifications