Feb 17

Try curling this weekend (Feb 17-18) at Petersham Curling Club and next week (Feb 19-24)

Want to try out curling?  The Petersham Curling Club (PCC) is offering multiple opportunities over the next week.  This weekend (Feb 17-18) there are two free “Olympic Open House” events: Saturday, February 17, between 1:00 – 5:00pm Sunday, February 18, between 1:00 – 5:00pm You will learn the basics of the sport and get a […]

Feb 17

Try curling this weekend (Feb 17-18) at Petersham Curling Club and next week (Feb 19-24)

Want to try out curling?  The Petersham Curling Club (PCC) is offering multiple opportunities over the next week.  This weekend (Feb 17-18) there are two free “Olympic Open House” events: Saturday, February 17, between 1:00 – 5:00pm Sunday, February 18, between 1:00 – 5:00pm You will learn the basics of the sport and get a …

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Jan 26

Watch the “State of the Net 2018” Live on Monday, January 29

On Monday, January 29, 2018, the State of the Net 2018 conference will be streaming live out of the Newseum in Washington DC. You can watch starting at 9:00am US EST (UTC-5) Monday morning at: http://www.stateofthenet.org/live/

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Jan 22

Building Our New Website: Improved search, speed, and an open issue tracker

The new Internet Society website now has improved search capabilities, should load faster, and has an open issue tracker on Github. Read the post for more details…

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Jan 08

Deadline of Feb 1 for Nominations for Public Interest Registry (.ORG Operator) Board of Directors (Featured Blog)

Would you be interested in helping guide the future of the Public Interest Registry (PIR), the non-profit operator of the .ORG, .NGO and .ONG domains? If so, the Internet Society is seeking nominations for three positions on the PIR Board of Directors….

Jan 04

Meltdown and Spectre: Why We Need Vigilance, Upgradeability, and Collaborative Security

Today’s news about the Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities highlight the critical need for vigilance, upgradeability and the collaborative security approach across the industry.

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Jan 01

My 3 Words For 2018

Continuing the tradition I started back in 2010 (see past years), here are three words that describe themes I intend to focus on this year. They aren’t "resolutions" as much as areas of activity. "Themes" is a good way to think about them. HEALTH Carrying this one over from last year… because sadly not a great amount has changed over the past 12 months. I have let my weight creep up to where I am about 30 pounds over where I should be (and where I was back in 2011). I haven’t been exercising. I have some dental issues to…

Dec 13

Deadline of Friday, Dec 15, for Nominations to Internet Society Board of Trustees (Featured Blog)

As I noted last month, this Friday, December 15, 2017, at 15:00 UTC is the deadline to nominate someone for the Internet Society’s Board of Trustees. Anyone who supports the mission of the Internet Society is welcome to submit a nomination (for yoursel…

Dec 05

TDYR 348 – “Acoustic Speakers” and Smartphones

Did you know you probably have many “acoustic speakers” in your home? I was amused this weekend to see devices marketed as an “acoustic speaker” this weekend….

Dec 04

TDYR 347 – Failing at NaPodPoMo 2017… but learning good lessons

I failed at NaPodPoMo 2017 – 30 podcasts in 30 days – but took away some important lessons about how to do it better next time…