Monthly Archives: June 2015

Finally got my network sorted

By | June 20, 2015

With the internet being the life blood of IT, after upgrading to fibre, I spent an afternoon crawling beneath the house pulling cables putting RJ45 sockets in every room in the house. This way my internet speed is guaranteed to be much faster than wireless. I could have upgraded my router to a more enterprise… Read More »

Minimum Viable Product in Reality

By | June 19, 2015

Everyone has a slightly different take on what constitutes a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) but one thing is for certain, if you are selling an MVP product, you have to create a baseline that everyone can agree upon. Otherwise, you’ll end up with different expectations.

Complexity and Simplicity in Design

By | June 12, 2015

“To achieve complexity one must master simplicity”. In any system, the building blocks are so important and this is reflected in nature all around us. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. DNA the building blocks of cells and all living things. Elements of the periodic table the building blocks of the matter that… Read More »

Meeting Mr Thomas Power

By | June 6, 2015

I had the privilege to meet a social media expert yesterday by the name of Thomas Power. I wasn’t really into social media but Thomas turned that concept on it’s head. It seems like nowadays you cannot ignore social media. Thomas then laid down the challenge. 70 is not going to be easy. Many of… Read More »

Random Linux commands that I have used

By | June 1, 2015

find libblkmaker | wc -l This counts the number of files and folders in a directory. wc stands for word count. -l prints the number of lines. | pipes the results to the wc command. find libblkmaker -type f | wc -l If you want to count just the files, add the criteria -type f.… Read More »