Monthly Archives January 2008

Yay, I’ve got DSL now…

Yay, I’ve got DSL now at the new apartment. I ended up going with Teksavvy, which was a bit of a roller coaster to order — they mistranscribed my credit card number, phone number, and mailed my DSL modem to “First Books”, and then the Bell tech showed up today at the wrong house number, […]

SAGE or LOPSA?

I know I’ve got some professional sysadmins reading this, so: I seem to have slept through the period around 2004 to 2006 where USENIX nearly got rid of SAGE, and then didn’t, and then some people who wanted SAGE to be rid of USENIX formed LOPSA, and so on. But I was all set to […]

Happy new year!

Happy new year, everyone! 2007 was a tough one, so I’m optimistic. Candice and I just opened our wall calendar for the year. Last year’s was Paris, that we brought back from our honeymoon. Before that it was Hello Kitty all the way down. But this year’s is Thich Nhat Hanh’s, and on the inside […]