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Reviving old kit and obtaining Netflow/sFlow, making good use of a Cisco E4200 Wireless Router

I have been looking at ways to produce netflow data, writing some data enrichment scripts. Netflow data is interesting because although it does not show the content of traffic, it does show which system/ip address talks to which system/ip address and over which port. 702 more words


The MAN Stack isn't MEAN

It’s been a while since I’ve posted on this tech blog, so I thought hey… why not talk some about the new position I started about a week ago. 521 more words


Things I Take for Granted #287 - Grabbing Stuff from Web Form Drop Down Lists

Over the years, I’ve collected lots of little hacks for tinkering with various data sets. Here’s an example…

A form on a web page with country names that map to code values: 84 more words


BYOHS - Build Your Own Hat Stand

Have you ever scratched your head in despair about the question where to best store and display your precious hat? Scratch no more, the solution is near! 901 more words


Kipkay Kits, Perfect for the 8 Year Old Tinkerer!

We have come across a really cool tinkering kind of kit that is perfect for our son, Kipkay Kits.  Our son has been watching Kipkay videos on youtube for some time in addition to videos on wiring, testing various fire alarms and pool equipment.   637 more words


Daddy agreed to stay home with R during R’s afternoon nap so I could take S to a Tinkerthon with some folks from a homeschooling group. 295 more words


Building Abstract Understanding Concretely

Recently the grade one students at Elizabeth Rummel School embarked on a research project exploring what our town has and what it needs to make it better. 447 more words