Archive for January, 2009

Amazing ant colonies

WebEcoist had a story about natural architectural marvels, and I discovered this video of an ant colony therein. It’s simply amazing. They pour a massive amount of cement down the hole, wait for it to harden, then excavate it. Trust me when I say this will blow your mind. These ants have even created a […]

January 8, 2009 • Tags: , , • Posted in: Interesting Stuff • No Comments

Customer perception for systems admins

When I was first learning system administration, a senior admin told me “Good administrators are invisible”. I did not really understand that at first, but now it’s one of my prime tenets. For the most part, we become visible when things break.  If you have to be visible, manage your visibility.