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.
A lot of folks ask me about learning theory—they don’t have the time for it, or they don’t understand why they should. This video is in answer to that question.
I’m often asked what the trick is to become a smarter person—there are many answers, of course, which I mention in this video. But there is “one weird trick” many people don’t think about, which I focus on here. [fusion_sharing link=”https://rule11.tech/one-weird-trick/” /]
How do I get so much done? One way is to macrotask—the topic of this video.
A lot of people say just to save money, and watch it grow. There is more to life than just growing, though—you need to figure out what to sell, as well.
One thing I’m often asked in email and in person is: why should I bother learning theory? After all, you don’t install SPF in your network; you install a router or switch, which you then configure OSPF or IS-IS on. The SPF algorithm is not exposed to the user, and does not seem to really…
One of the common questions I get is this: I need to study to get a job, and I do not see how learning all this theory stuff is helpful. It’s time to take this line of thinking on with a look at the concept of a learning (or knowledge) mortgage. Cross posted to Network…