Despite the fact that I had to drive down to Bastrop on Friday to pick up a SIM card because none of the Best Buys here in Austin had them, the transition from Cricket to Google Fi on Saturday morning was rather painless. All told, took about 10 minutes to swap the SIM, activate the […]
I went and did it. I created a Twitter account for reasons. Late adopter, yeah, I know. But it is what it is, and it be what it be. Follow me: @PhaysisCom Initially, I created it so I can follow various accounts of the National Weather Service, as recommended by my recent SkyWarn training. What […]
My tenure at Hostway has come to an end. Long live Hostway. I put in my two weeks notice, then walked away a free man yesterday afternoon. It was a long, tangled, messy 4 years, 5 months, 3 weeks. I learned a lot while there, but the biggest lesson of them all is that I […]
Ultimately, all technological systems are mediums for human systems. As much as I love computers, networking, radio, etc., I still have to wrestle with the human factor. People are why those things exist. I can study and focus and fixate on the tech, but the tech is completely, irrevocably, in service of human communications. I […]
Sometimes my buddies on IRC are alright.