Category Archives: Software is Eating the World

Tesla manufacturers mobile computers

On May 23, Consumer Reports declined to recommend the Tesla Model 3 due to higher-than-ideal stopping distance. Seven (7) (!) days later Tesla released a software update that reduced stopping distance which, in turn, provoked Consumer Reports to issue a … Continue reading

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Apple missed a HUGE boat

I love my Apple Watch.  The modular watch face with complications from each of: personal calendar (Apple cal) work calendar (Fantastical) weather (Accueeather) battery level (built-in) fitness circles (built-in) is EXACTLY what I want in a watch face.  Soon, I’ll … Continue reading

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Hiring smart people

This… “It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.” – Steve Jobs

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Software has eaten the car and it’s NOT good

Not sure how I missed this… On Jul 21, 2015 Wired Magazine ran a story by Andy Greenberg titled “Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It.” According to the story, hackers were able to remotely take control over only instrumentation and … Continue reading

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If a tree falls in a forest; If a packet crosses a network

Some observations of late: The only reason to have a network is so that application traffic can traverse it. The days of network engineers being able to keep up by typing IOS commands are quickly coming to an end Network … Continue reading

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Seriously – SDN is going to explode

I recently joined CFN Services (check it out – despite my new bias – cool stuff :).  At CFN Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) is a massive topic.  Our CEO, Mark Casey (LinkedIn), talks about how prevalent dematerialization is.  Below, Peter … Continue reading

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SDI, SDN, NFV, SDWAN (or Lions and Tigers and Bears, OH MY!)

I was a networking person as an intern in college and during my time in the Marine Corps.  When I left active duty I crossed over to the software side of things.  I’m pretty good at technical things and a … Continue reading

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