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2021 in Review

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Each December, I like to take some time to reflect on the events of the year - and this year was a relaxing-yet-productive follow-on to 2020.

Kubernetes Quickstart

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Kubernetes is the most powerful container orchestrator used in the cloud today. In this blog post, I'll discuss how you can set up a simple Kubernetes cluster for learning and experimentation.

An overview of cloud buzz words

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Cloud buzz words are everywhere. In this post, I'll pick them apart and explain what they represent.

Work-from-home is the new BlackBerry

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The pandemic has taken mobile computing to a whole new level, with productivity gains that rival those introduced by the BlackBerry.

The future looks a lot like mainframe computing

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In the early days of technology, mainframe computing ruled the world. And it looks like we're returning to that computing paradigm again.

Relating Silicon Valley to the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor

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HBO's sitcom 'Silicon Valley' has been praised for its accurate depiction of Silicon Valley culture. But how does it compare to tech culture outside Silicon Valley, specifically in Ontario Canada?

The computer that saved Apple

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Apple almost died in the 1990s. This is the computer that saved them... and I found it next to a dumpster.

An introduction to WireGuard VPN

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You may have heard that all the cool kids are using WireGuard as their VPN now. To find out why and how, read this blog post!

2020 in review

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Each December, I like to take some time to reflect on the events of the year - and this year was, well... not really that bad at all!

Why I love teaching online

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Online courses have some tremendous benefits from both a teaching and learning point of view. As a tech teacher, I absolutely love teaching online. In this blog post, I'll tell you why.