How To View Others’ Achievements

I’m reading Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged” and finding a lot of disturbing similarities between her fictitious world and the one we live in today. One of the quotes struck me as relevant in today’s workplace: Miss Taggart, do you know the hallmark of the second – rater? It’s resentment of another man’s achievement. Those touchy … Continue Reading

Why benboyd.infos?

Basically, it’s a combination of two things I like.  Frank Sinatra and networks.  I guess I could have named it Sinatra Outdoors Guitar Mac Networks. 🙂 My wife and I love the jazzy, classical, swing-type music of the 50s, 60s, and 70s exemplified by Frank. Combine that with my passion for network security, engineering, and … Continue Reading

Three Things Thursday

I decided to straight up copy a blogging technique used by one of the blogs I follow. I used to work with Shannon and she’s a pro blogger,” so copying her ideas is always a good idea! Anyway, the point of “Three Things Thursday” is to give you 3 short tidbits about me. I was … Continue Reading

Foreign Money

Cleaning out my box o junk today I found out that I’ve got a bunch of random foreign money laying around…. The exchange places in the airports don’t ever accept change, which is why I’ve got this stuff laying around. Here’s what I found.. 2.92 British pounds 6.24 Euros 1000 Colombian Pesos 15.50 Mexican Pesos … Continue Reading