December 5th, 2007

tech talk

Bruce Schneier is the world's leading security researcher. I was pleased to see him say this

"I run an open wireless network at home. There’s no password, and there’s no encryption. Honestly, I think it’s just polite. Why should I care if someone on the block steals wireless access from me? When my wireless router broke last month, I used a neighbor’s access until I replaced it."

From my side, life is work, but work is very good. My article about Amazon EC2 was published, and I've got a second one in an upcoming issue. If it that sort of resource sounds useful to you, but a bit too complicated you might be interested in continues to grow, and attract attention from the right people. I've been able to distill some of my experiences building it, into a WikiLIMS which has so far been purchased by National Cancer Institutes, a Navy facility, and CSHL.