‘Cause that’s exactly what the world needs
In the past was challenged, repeatedly, to start a blog as a placeholder for my pseudo-random rants. And, in the great spirit of Internet collaboration – or, in the words of the living legend that is Geoffrey A. Moore, Systems of Engagement — I steadfastly refused to do so.
So, scary as it may be to get out of the cosy comfort zone of making snarky comments in 140 characters or less on Twatter — which resulted me being knighted to the title of “Sir Florian the Acerbic” by the inimitable Steve Chambers, title which I’m dubiously proud of — here it is. A blog. My blog. With sentences and phrases. And, hopefully, ideas that go beyond sarcastic quips.
So, what can you expect from this blog? Well, quite simply, some stuff I’m interested in. Which is, as of today:
- Scale-out IT infrastructures. Right now I’m particularly interested in OpenStack.
- Networking. My first love. Now re-kindled thanks to current interest in Software Defined Networking and, not the least, thanks to far-too-gracious help of the thought leaders in the field.
- Complexity theory. It started as a work-related hobby (duh..) but turned out to be very promising tool. It promises to help with everything from IT Operations Decision Making to generic Decision-Making under Uncertainty. Oh, and you can use it for parenting too. Though it’s still not completely clear on its ability to make perfect french fries.
That’s pretty much it really.
Oh, and last but not least: The title of the blog should be self-descriptive. The content will be ether in reaction to — or striving to trigger — a “three letter moment”. On that, you can choose your favourite TLA, FFS..
P.S. Oh, and I beg for your patience as I’m trying to get to grips with the looks and formatting. Not entirely happy with this first iteration, but this has to do for now. Suggestions welcome.