SubOptic 2016

I’m not one of the oldsters; my first SubOptic was only at Versailles in 1993 – with my family in tow. In those days the exhibitors were relegated to a large tent outside the main proceedings.  The technical papers were presented somewhere else, and because I pulled booth duty, I don’t recall attending any of [...]

2016-07-29T01:04:12+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Exordium|

You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in

I spent the last few days mulling over what to talk about for my part in the opening submarine cable session at PTC ’16. I am normally quite happy to sit quietly in the audience and listen to others opine about our industry, and learn a few things in the process.  But instead, around Halloween, [...]

2016-07-29T01:04:12+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Exordium|