Dec 19

More SUE

Since this blogging software doesn’t do a good job of sending out comments via RSS, I’m promoting a comment from Gary Mintchell and my response to this post: Hi Carl, I’ve talked with their technical people about apples to apples comparisons. Evidently the message has not reached corporate communications people. It’s not so bad that…

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Dec 17

The Big Lie: SUE

The Big Lie is a propaganda technique. It was defined by Adolf Hitler in his 1925 autobiography Mein Kampf as a lie so “colossal” that no one would believe that someone “could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously”. [So begins the Wikipedia article Big Lie.] The Big Lie has been widely practiced…

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Feb 12

Switch Education

“When Should I Invest in a Managed Ethernet Switch?” is the question posed in the latest issue of the Industrial Ethernet Book.  I’ve heard it said elsewhere that you’ll either use a managed switch or wish you had.  The logic is that an unmanaged switch has diagnostic information consisting of blinking LEDs.  If your line…

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