Surprise! You’re Homeschooling! Now What?

If you’ve recently found yourself temporarily homeschooling your kids as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are some lessons I’d like to share that my wife and I learned from 10 years of homeschooling our own kids. Before we get started, there’s one overarching truth you need to accept right away:

Homeschooling is hard work.

It takes effort, self-discipline, organizational skill, time-management, and to an extent even financial resources, to provide your children with a solid education, even if it’s for only a few weeks or months.

Juggling homeschooling with your day job will be difficult. Balancing instruction and running errands will be tough. Managing three kids doing three different assignments will be no easy task. But I promise that though it’ll be challenging, it will also be incredibly rewarding for both you and your children.

So let’s get started.

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Building a Software Defined Cloud Network with CloudGenix

Path probing. Intelligent path selection. Application-aware routing. The aggregation of divergent internet links. Those are the things we talked about when SD-WAN was still an emerging technology, but that’s not the case anymore.

Today, a discussion about SD-WAN is a discussion about cloud connectivity.

As SD-WAN shifts from an emerging technology to a maturing technology, several real-world use cases have emerged, and right at the forefront is how we connect to our public cloud resources and SaaS applications.

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Tech Phrases I Love To Hate (and Hate to Love)

I’ve always been interested in how we use language. Why do we choose certain words over others? Why do we speak one way, but write our emails in a completely different way?

In particular, I’ve always been fascinated with dialects and colloquialisms, and our beloved tech industry, a veritable cornucopia of eye-rolling and groan-worthy jargon, does not disappoint.

Here’s a list of some of my favorite tech industry phrases. It’s a few of those short rhyming phrases (or almost rhyming) that we use a lot, but it’s not a list of every tech marketing word I could think of. Frankly, I don’t think I have enough cycles to synergize such a digitally transformative list anyway 🙂

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