Posts Tagged ‘us government’

Grace Hopper For #TheNew10 Dollar Bill

Since the Treasury Department announced they will be redesigning the $10 bill and featuring a woman on the front, it got me thinking. While more obscure, Grace Hopper is the ideal candidate. Lets go through her qualifications: Attained the rank of United States Navy rear admiral. A rare feat for a woman (the first was […]

U.S. Government Goes IPv6

I didn’t even realize, but the mandate to go IPv6 has passed for the U.S. Government. Not that it really mattered anyway. Until consumer devices ship IPv6 ready and enabled, and ISP’s start rolling out IPv6, this is just an exercise is what will hopefully save work later on. Seems most Government websites I’ve checked […]

Attach Orbiter Here

Attach Orbiter Here Note: Black Side Down NASA is known as a pretty bureaucratic organization with lots of CYA procedures. But this is just a great little joke hidden up above one of the Boeing 747’s used to ferry the Shuttles when they land somewhere other than Kennedy Space Center. It’s not just software engineers […]

Nobody Is Using IPv6

Arbor Networks found that almost nobody is using IPv6 (a peak of 0.012% to be exact). Not exactly shocking. This is due to a chicken or the egg problem: ISP’s don’t give out IPv6 addresses because the majority of their customers can’t handle it. Modern operating systems support IPv6, but these days most people use […]