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Posts published in “Day: January 5, 2019

What is a Cat8 Field Termination Plug?

Before moving to a new apartment, I am cabling it in a future-proof way as much as I can. I found cat 8 cable so I’m using that. (The immediate need is gigabit Ethernet. Not too far in the future will be 10GbE perhaps, or wha...

How Robert De Niro’s Soon-to-Be Ex Helped Him Land His SNL Gig

Whether you think Robert De Niro’s recurring SNL impression of Robert Mueller, Special Council Extraordinaire is any good is totally your prerogative, but regardless, he’s been popping up every now and then as the don’t-****-with-me i...

how to see low level packets

I have a device on my network that is currently under development (I'm the developer). The device is in a state where it thinks its ethernet interface is down.

$ ip addr
1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 16436 qdisc n...

Our New Favorite Short Story Is About Ethan Hawke’s First Kiss

Ethan Hawke is having a bit of a renaissance lately. We support it because, not only is he a talented actor who excels at delivering complex and nuanced performances, his face looks like it’s been meticulously hewn out of driftwo...