Public & Private

I have ended up spending more time than I was expecting over that last few months struggling to figure out where I stand on how much of ones life should be public versus private. I’ve found myself being more private over the last year, somewhat to my dismay, and yet have felt increasingly uncomfortable being… Continue reading Public & Private

SeattleIcons.org

I’m super happy to see seattleicons.org actually exist. The iconathon occurred at code-across america last month, and with a bit of polish it should have an outcome of a cool set of open icons for use around the city.

I took the next step on recommended security practices by upgrading to https-only, and enabling spdy on the server. Still don’t have optimal cipher strengths, which will require some additional algorithm preference tweaking.

Distributed Computing so far

I gave a half-hour presentation on my research at the admitted students weekend earlier.  I think I was able to convey some sense of the opportunities that Mudd offers for research, and presented a reasonable face of what it could look like. The talk was an explanation of the concepts behind distributed hash tables, and… Continue reading Distributed Computing so far

Experimenting with 802.11s

The purpose of this document is an explanation of what is defined in the IEEE 802.11s standard, and the states of current implementations based on this standard. 802.11s is the standardization of mesh networking. That is to say that it defines a protocol for mobile devices where they can communicate amongst themselves even when not directly connected, and can route data beyond their immediate environment.