The Internet of Things Needs Integrators, Not Gadgets

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Crowd-funding and the sharp drop in development costs for internet connected device has given us both an onslaught of useless gadgets, and the much overused buzzword "Internet of Things", or IoT. The concept has been pushed way past the borders of absurdity, as highlighted by the likes of…

Les «28 pages» et leurs significations pour les relations américano-saoudiennes

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Il y a quelques semaines, une mystérieuse portion de la Commission jointe sur les actions de la communauté de renseignement avant et après les attaques terroristes du 11 septembre 2001 (en anglais, Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community Actions Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of the September 11th, 2001), a…

THE 28 PAGES & SAUDI-AMERICAN RELATIONS

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Late last week, a mysterious portion of the Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community Actions Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of the September 11th, 2001, which had been classified since the report’s release, was declassified following a two-year long declassification review. Know colloquially as the “28 pages” (the count…

Bypassing Bell Fibe FTTH Hub with Ubiquiti EdgeMAX Equipment

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Whenever I have to interact with big telcos, I inevitably come to ask myself why they are still in business. It's a wonder that companies that are so big and so dysfunctional on so many levels still have any customers at all. I've recently had to do an ISP switchover…

Headless Steam In-Home Streaming, Pt 1: My Experience

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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For almost exactly three years now, I've been using a mid-2013 13.3" Macbook Air as my primary machine. As I explained in a review which has now disappeared with the demise of Epinions, I didn't expect the transition from an expensive gaming rig to a super-slim, barebones laptop…