Four Questions a Cisco Certification Will Answer – The Cisco Learning Network

December 9, 2013


15 tips for landing – and acing – a job interview – Network World

February 5, 2013

15 tips for landing – and acing – a job interview – Network World“Talk about teamwork, be prepared to discuss your weaknesses, dont forget to interview the interviewer, and more advice..” 

via Prof. Chin


Cisco Press Holiday Sale: Save 40% on Books, eBooks, Video, and Software

December 10, 2012

Holiday offer from Cisco Press. Now through December 28, save 40% off the list price.

via Holiday Sale: Save 40% on Books, eBooks, Video, and Software.

Why Google Went Offline Today and a Bit about How the Internet Works

November 6, 2012

Why Google Went Offline Today and a Bit about How the Internet Works – CloudFlare blog.

“Today, Googles services experienced a limited outage for about 27 minutes over some portions of the Internet. The reason this happened dives into the deep, dark corners of networking.”

A nice short description of real-time network troubleshooting.

via Digg


Microsoft Mathematics

February 7, 2011

From basic math to precalculus, Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 can help you visualize and see mathematical concepts as you’ve never seen them before. This free downloadable tool includes step-by-step instructions and explains fundamental concepts. … includes a full-featured graphing calculator that’s designed to work just like a hand-held calculator and ink handwriting support to recognize hand-written problems.

via Microsoft Mathematics: Microsoft Education Product Center.

March 1, 2011 is the deadline for Hispanic College Fund Scholarships!

January 26, 2011

March 1, 2011 is the deadline for Hispanic College Fund Scholarships!

Scholarships for Hospitality, Computer Science, Health Care, Business, and More

The Hispanic College Fund is accepting scholarship applications now through March 1, 2011 for the 2011-2012 academic year. Scholarships range from $500 – $10,000. To apply, students must:
• be of Hispanic background
• maintain a 3.0 Grade Point Average (on a 4.0 scale)
• be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or have graduated from high school in the U.S. after attending at least 3 years (by June 2011)
• reside in the U.S. or Puerto Rico
• plan to enroll in a fulltime undergraduate, and in some cases graduate, program for the 2011- 2012 academic year at an accredited college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
• demonstrate financial need
*Some programs will have additional requirements
Visit to apply now! Again, the deadline is coming up on March 1, 2011.
If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact me.


Erika Viramontes I Scholarship Program Manager I Hispanic College Fund
1300 L Street, NW I Suite 975 I Washington, DC 20005
Main: 202.296.5400 I Fax: 202.296.3774 I Direct: 202.503.1464

Summer Research Program in Ecology and Computer Science

December 14, 2010

Summer Research Program in Ecology. There is a great REU program at Harvard Forest, primarily consisting of ecology projects.  One project is interdisciplinary, involving computer scientists doing work in sensor networks and data provenance to capture, manage and process the data they collect.  This is a great opportunity for students interested in a mixture of ecology field work and computer science research. -via ACM