bootstrapping the chicken

someone gave me a bit of grief the other day about my [use of the] phrase, “bootstrapping the chicken”. ...

February 3, 2014 · steve ulrich

is your network taking the piss?

quite possibly the best sticker i’ve seen in quite some time. this was plastered outside of a pub in the temple bar district in dublin. kathy snapped a picture of it when we were wandering about for dinner a few weeks ago and dodging vomit.

November 18, 2013 · steve ulrich

bittorrent sync

given all of the recent activity around storing your stuff in the cloud and the love from the NSA, i was wondering when the torrent crowd would assemble something along the lines of a peer-to-peer dropbox option. turns out that they already have. there’s even an iphone app and something equivalent for android. sync takes place over your local network if you’re local and via torrent if you’re remote. there’s some interesting reflector/relay capabilities and the data looks to be encrypted from end to end....

September 25, 2013 · steve ulrich

interesting reads - april-2013

tech related theia - a visual tool for diagnosing hadoop issues - a nice quick paper with a use of D3 for presentation. ...

May 10, 2013 · steve ulrich