Category Archives: Internet

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.

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 »

What is speed of internet in New Zealand

By | May 7, 2015

I just got fibre internet this morning. The installation took from 8.30am to about 2pm. The speed is rated at 100/20 which is 100Mbps download and 20Mbps upload. What are actual speeds? Here is a before and after. Before: After: Now this is on a WiFi connection with a standard modem provided by the ISP… Read More »

ANZ phishing hoax

By | September 19, 2014

I saw this email in my spam box and with the titled ANZ: Account Alert it caught my attention. The main body read: “Dear Customer, Enter your Internet Banking logon details to upgrade to our new system technology for your maximum protection.”  What is wrong with it? First of all, check out the reply-to address:… Read More »