EightAByte Industries

The online home of experienced technologist Ken Scott.

About Me

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Ken Scott

Experienced technologist
Experienced technologist with a demonstrated history of working in the investment banking industry. Strong engineering professional skilled in analytics, enterprise architecture, agile methodologies, IT strategy and business solutions.


My thoughts.


Welcome to EightAByte Industries, the online home for experienced technologist, Ken Scott (me ;-).  This is the first of, hopefully, many blog posts.

Longest Joke in the World

Lost in the Desert So, there’s a man crawling through the desert. He’d decided to try his SUV in a little bit of cross-country travel, had great fun zooming over the badlands and through the sand, got lost, hit a big rock, and then he couldn’t get it started again. There were no cell phone […]

15 Years? Really?

Note: This is a re-post of my friend Michael Wilson’s blog entry of his experience on 9/11. It is posted here unedited, in his original format from his blog. You can see the original here. I only post it to ensure that it is not lost to time and because I was so moved by […]

My Heart Attack

Note: The following is an account I had posted to Facebook years ago. I figured I might as well post it here for posterity’s sake. On Tuesday, February 21st, we had Mexican for dinner. Everything was cool. Around 9:00 pm the girls turned in and I told Karen I was having a little indigestion. I […]

Waka Waka Bang Splat

In a recent magazine poll, readers established “waka” as the proper pronunciation for the angle-bracket characters < or >. The following poem appeared recently in the magazine.   The text of the poem follows:   < > ! * ‘ ‘ # ^ ” ` $ $ – ! * = @ $ _ % […]

Favorite Quotes

“A gun is a tool, Marian; no better or no worse than any other tool: an axe, a shovel, or anything. A gun is as good or as bad as the man using it.” – Alan Ladd, Shane (1953) “Ehhh, good enough.  -Mediocretes ‘Good’ and ‘enough’ are lacking well defined qualitative and quantitative parameters, respectively, […]


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