OpenWRT is a project that has amazed me on multiple occasions. It’s an open source Linux-based Internet router firmware project, compatible with large numbers of off-the-shelf home and SoHo Internet broadband routers. Re-flash a compatible router with the OpenWRT firmware, and suddenly your router can do far, far more than than simple home broadband and wifi routing.
I don’t usually write articles that are just linking to another article, but this is so good it was worth an exception.
Last year I changed jobs. Slightly unusual for a job change, I shifted from a Microsoft .NET company to a Java company. I’m now working for a startup company specialising in cloud computing - a very exciting place to be! My new employer is Cloudsoft Corporation - in a future blog post I’ll talk some more about the flagship product, Monterey.