Archive for October, 2008

Want better Internet? Vote Obama.

Friday, October 31st, 2008

[caption id="attachment_190" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Fuitless visit to the FCC"][/caption] For the past eight years, I have seen a movement away from critical open access, and toward a monopolized Internet. It's time for change. In 1996, during the end of Clinton's first term, congress passed the 1996 Telecom Act, opening voice and ...

Fusion Broadband update

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

[caption id="attachment_179" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Building to a gold star - CO build status"][/caption] Today we delivered service for our first Fusion Broadband customer in Santa Rosa. The first circuit was delivered for Bob Amen, a long time Sonic.net customer. Bob is also the director of systems and network admin ...

You have to Pay to Play.

Friday, October 10th, 2008

The new Sonic.net softball team, The Sonic.net Death Monkeys, is comprised mostly of Sonic.net employees with a few friends and family of employees - all of them are tough. Jenny sent me some pictures as proof: [caption id="attachment_61" align="alignnone" width="200" caption="Kim's Arm."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_62" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Lani's Toe."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_63" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Terra's Leg."][/caption] Note: ...

More Monkey Madness

Friday, October 10th, 2008

Two games down, and three to go.  The Sonic Death Monkeys have been playing hard and are tied for 4th place!  We'd love to have you in the stands cheering us on, tonight's game starts at 7:20, Howarth Park, Santa Rosa.  Thank you everyone! Ed: for some reason this post was ...

“Look Ma! Capacity.”

Friday, October 10th, 2008

We are the nerdy type around here, and as such we love graphs - they are an easy visual aide to what can be mounds of data - so it pleases me to share with you the graphs from our recent 'Mail Storage Maintenance': [caption id="attachment_17" align="alignnone" width="300"] Daily disk utilization ...