I made it to Antwerp and Techorama this week. I am delivering two sessions and looking forward to my first ever presentation on a movie theater screen. I am now wishing I had embedded movie clips into my slides, just for fun.

 

As always, here are some links from the Intertubz that I hope will hold your interest. Enjoy!

 

CS4G Netsim

An interesting network simulator game, useful for folks like me who still need to get up to speed on all things networking.

 

SQL Server Command Line Tools for MacOS Released

If you were ever wondering about signs that Hell had frozen over, SQL Server on Linux is as good as any other. So would be the release of SQL Server tools for MacOS.

 

Extending the Airplane Laptop Ban

This makes no sense to me, and I am hopeful it never becomes real. I cannot imagine being asked to travel to speak and not have my laptop in my possession at all times.

 

North Korea's Unit 180, the cyber warfare cell that worries the West

Some interesting views into how North Korea may be able to not only hack, but get away with hacking by using the networks inside other countries.

 

Keylogger Found in Audio Driver of HP Laptops

This is why we can't have nice, secure things.

 

U.S. top court tightens patent suit rules in blow to 'patent trolls'

While I like that this was done, something tells me that this will only be a temporary shift. The real winners here, as always, are the lawyers.

 

No photo editing required. Cars in Belgium are this tiny:

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