Ah! Amazon's Manchester office has opened "with plans to employ over 600 'highly skilled' tech and non-tech employees": https://www.prolificnorth.co.uk/news/digital-agency-news/2020/01/amazon-invests-manchester-first-uk-corporate-office-outside-london?utm_source=Prolific%20North&utm_campaign=7ea3f6b2e9-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_01_16_10_59&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_414d662abd-7ea3f6b2e9-153617569
Somewhat optimistic estimate from 2010 — https://www.networkworld.com/article/2227353/can-large-scale-nat-save-ipv4-.html — suggests thousands of customers per IP address. For our any-UK-mobile-network 4G SIM product, we've started much more conservatively: ~100 devices per IPv4 NAT address.
@LTE_Max@twitter.com How many broadband customers do you think are doable for an ISP with a single /24 of space? Is 100 customers per IP doable? 1000 ?
Faced with exactly this challenge, and some others, we looked at @email@example.com and we came up with: http://faelix.link/netmcr40 (4x10GE, 2x1GE, around USD$2000)
If you have a USD$4K to sub-$10K budget for a "full table" / provider edge router (aka can't buy a Juniper MX204) there are two options for you.
Hold off buying that $2500 CCR for just a few more months...more options are coming!! https://twitter.com/DrPeering/status/1216410305028182016
Switch off Bitcoin.
“The Internet is the largest coal-fired machine on the entire planet, accounting for 10% of global electricity demand. And the internet’s climate impact is only going to get worse: Around half of the world has yet to log on.” https://newrepublic.com/article/155993/can-internet-survive-climate-change
Google beginning to show their true colours now.
Kathryn was on my team. There was zero reason why she should have asked anyone else on the team for authorisation to make changes to this extension. That's not how we do things. https://twitter.com/alibreland/status/1206979396957065216
Cisco found the bug in NX-OS: ipv6 neighbor entries are written into the neighbor cache of the underlying linux. But they get never deleted. With more then 250k neighbor entries things begin to break.
Workaround is a daily reboot of the switches.
Did all-uppercase just become un-cool now that FACEBOOK has announced its company rebrand? Asking for a friend.
Undercover reporter reveals life in a Polish troll farm
This is interesting - Google Coral now out of beta - mobile Tensorflow on small devices. Google’s Edge TPU with the NXP IMX8M SoC, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, memory, and storage, and you can buy it. https://developers.googleblog.com/2019/10/coral-moves-out-of-beta.html
The ball’s in your court, Facebook
We’ve made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally. We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought. Why? A few reasons…🧵
European Court confirms what we already knew “Storing cookies requires internet users’ active consent - a pre-ticked checkbox is therefore insufficient” https://curia.europa.eu/jcms/upload/docs/application/pdf/2019-10/cp190125en.pdf
Amazon ISP - Amazon tests a trial broadband service https://adexchanger.com/data-driven-thinking/what-amazons-broadband-trial-means-for-the-advertising-world/
Interesting NYT piece featuring Sidewalk, Amazon’s wireless mesh Wi-Fi network #sidewalk #amazon https://messaging-custom-newsletters.nytimes.com/template/oakv2?uri=nyt://newsletter/a2ba7643-5401-4591-9325-0dec6d370ac4&te=1&nl=the-privacy%20project&emc=edit_priv_20191001?campaign_id=122&instance_id=12767&segment_id=17494&user_id=54fd4215157caef8b3f26cff88e73e13®i_id=92617267
Watching you watch - the tracking ecosystem of tv streaming https://freedom-to-tinker.com/2019/09/18/watching-you-watch-the-tracking-ecosystem-of-over-the-top-tv-streaming-devices/
The Faelix team went to the UKNOF 44 meeting in Belfast, and here are our thoughts and highlights #uknof https://faelix.net/news/201909/uknof44-dns-bgp-rpki-security/
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