Monthly Archives: November 2012

Heroes of Science Action Figures by *datazoid on deviantART

Heroes of Science Action Figures by *datazoid on deviantART. Dear Santa, I’ll take one each and if you could throw in an extra Feynman for the travel bag that would be great. Thanks, Pete

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2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year: Tesla Model S – Motor Trend

2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year: Tesla Model S – Motor Trend. As if there was ever any doubt. At its core, the Tesla Model S is simply a damned good car you happen to plug in to refuel. … Continue reading

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Apollo 17, 40th Anniversary

I have another space and science nut friend (he’s the pilot geek, I’m the astronomy geek) who asked if I would be interested in attending this event at the San Diego Air and Space Museum on December 1. Nerdgasm!  I … Continue reading

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In which Jack Welch and I share nothing more than a haircut

Well, not really.  Jack still has more hair than me. I’m something of an IT subversive.  I like to consider myself a “blue collar IT guy” because so much of what I’ve done in IT reminds me of plumbing and … Continue reading

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Capacity Management Twice a Year? No. Just, no.

One of my colleagues heard a cry for help from a client struggling to manage their infrastructure capacity.  One month they’re flush with resources, the next they’re dying for disk, CPU and, in some cases, network bandwidth.  This memo was … Continue reading

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