Category Archives: mind-flip

Imagine the Future of the Internet

The Premise The adoption of SDN and NFV technologies is changing how data centres and networks are built. At the same time the hardware and equipment in the datacentre is changing. Efforts like OpenCompute‚Äôs work on servers and data centre networking are changing the face of datacentre hardware. If we take the current trends in…
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Configuring System Wide Proxy Settings on Ubuntu 16.04

Setting the proxy settings for linux machine is something I've had to do on an increasingly regular basis. With a lot of office machines located behind corporate firewalls, and a need to do development and testing of ideas in an office environment, it has become increasingly important to be able to set up and operate…
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Installing OpenWhisk on Ubuntu Server 16.04 (Part 1: CouchDB)

What is Openwhisk? Openwhisk is an open source serverless compute platform created by IBM. It now has several large, and small, organisation supporting it. You can find out more at the offical Openwhisk web site. The Goal I wanted to checkout Openwhisk, while it has a lovely vagrant demo set-up tool, this wasn't suitable for…
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Detecting a Waggle

I spent a long while thinking and discussing with others how a waggle could be detected. Two I guess opposite ideas were proposed: Sine wave mapping : This involves smoothing in the incoming data of "delta X" values and then mapping a sine wave to it, if the two overlap within a degree of tolerance,…
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