Ubiquiti EdgeRouter as Level 2 Switch

I recently overhauled my network setup to get better WiFi coverage as well as get more data as to what traffic actually happens through my local network. After some relatively short conversations with my colleagues, I landed on Ubnt gear.

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GIFs, Products & Superpowers

Video Season

Did you know that as of today, the GIF sharing and hosting site Giphy is valued at over $600M? Or that Barry Schuler (yep, the guy formerly behind America Online) believes that:

“…GIFs are emerging as a format that consumers love and will be really important to advertisers as well,”

Add that to the list of statements you didn’t expect to hear in 2016.

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On Security, Exploratorium and Phishing

If you don’t know what the Exploratorium is, I highly recommend you take a trip to San Francisco and include it in your list of places to see. Today, when I saw a blog post come up with their name in it, I didn’t expect a story about email phishing, but there it was.

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What programming language to learn? It doesn’t matter.

Written to the tune of:

Prompted by this reddit thread, the question in the title seems to be a fairly common one among Computer Science undergards as well as those that are just now starting up in the field – What programming language should I choose? Is there a possibility that I will choose the wrong one? Should I learn one or many?

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What makes a PM a great PM?

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Before going any further into this post, I should preface this by saying that anything and everything below is purely my subjective view on what makes a Program Manager a great Program Manager. I consider myself lucky enough to have experienced what it’s like to be a PM on a product team, and currently – on a content team, and this blog post is a reflection of my experiences across the two completely different organizations.

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