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What’s New?

Hey Reader’s It’s been a while. Looks like I have not written a post since last February. This does not mean that the world has stopped spinning, in fact things are moving as fast as ever in Silicon Vally North. … Continue reading

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“A glimpse into the future” … a networking story …

Since I fancy myself somewhat of a science fiction writer, I decided to write about what could happen in the near future. The diagram (above) shows the proposed architecture for network Management and Orchestration (MANO). Note that although SDN is not specifically … Continue reading

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The ever changing world

This site is called “The view from Silicon Valley North” and today I would like to reflect on that. I can’t speak for the rest of the world, but the Tech sector in Canada has been in recovery mode for … Continue reading

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Contributing to innovation

I’ve been doing a few small hardware projects lately and they have re-kindled my interest in building things for software to run on. I don’t really keep up with advancements in the hardware space, but I have a guy from … Continue reading

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The Internet of Things

If you follow technology, you have probably heard of “The Internet of Things” or IOT. This term refers to a future where everything is connected to the Internet for some reason or another. I have no doubt that this will … Continue reading

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Funding Science in North America

I have been talking recently with a number of what you might call “Captains of Industry”  and everyone agrees that there is a serious problem with available capital for new technology companies. The instant gratification model of the Internet generation … Continue reading

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“Everyone is in Sales”

I have had the good fortune to work for a very long time with one of the tech industries very successful entrepreneurs. I’ve collected a number of quotes over those years, but perhaps one of the most fundamental ones is … Continue reading

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

One of the many vacation conversations was about generation X, Y, and Z and how the workplace was going to be effected. I have read a number of articles about the lack of jobs and how our University trained children … Continue reading

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Cutting the cord

It’s been almost eight years since my wife and I moved into our new home. The local phone service provider was on strike at the time and we were told that we would have to wait five months to get … Continue reading

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VR and the Business Meeting

Yesterday Facebook announced that it had purchased a company in California called Oculus VR for two billion dollars. Oculus has been manufacturing a headset and shipping a developer’s kit for the last year that has been widely accepted by the … Continue reading

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