Phil Budne


phil at ultimate dot com

More than any time in history, mankind now faces a crossroads.
One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness, the other to total extinction.
Let us pray that we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
        Woody Allen

I love animals: pets past & present. Please spay or neuter your pets!

Personal Fascinations

The outmoded, the ill-fated, the overlooked, the doomed, and other lost causes;

Volunteer activities

I have volunteered as a Jewish Big Brother. It's the experience of two lifetimes!

I have created (and maintained) web sites for a number of non-profit organizations;

Important writings of our times

Intellectual Property Rights

Alternatives to "Big Label" music/content distribution:


To someday, do six impossible things before breakfast.

Boring stuff

When I'm working, I'm an independent computer consultant.

I do:

My Resume.

My speciality is wading into swamps that make most people turn and run.

FTP pointers to free software I've written.

Great technical works of Our Time

Measured Capacity of an Ethernet: Myths and Reality A DECWRL Classic: Considerable confusion exists as to the actual capacity of an Ethernet... Ethernet works in practice, but apparently not in theory.

Collection of LBNL Network Research Group Email.
More Collected postings of Van Jacobson and others on (the late) W. Richard Stevens' Home Page .

#ifdef Considered Harmful, by Henry Spencer and Geoff Collyer. (PostScript) (PDF) version

Characterization of Organic Illumination Systems (Another classic from DECWRL: A study of the Electric Vlassic).

On the Effectiveness of Aluminium Foil Helmets: An Empirical Study

Jell-O Links



Other stuff I've collected

Diffs for patches....

The nice thing about Andy Tannenbaums is that there are so many to choose from...

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