Tech Field Day Podcast

BONUS: Dong Ngo – IT Origins

Enjoy this bonus IT Origins interview episode. Our regularly schedule podcast will post March 13, 2018.

Dong Ngo is an IT consultant and writer at Dong Knows Tech. From 1999 through 2017, he was an Editor at, covering the storage and networking beats. 

This interview provided some fascinating perspective into what we assume is significant technology. Dong shares his journey from a small village in Vietnam to moving to San Francisco in the 1990s. After listening to his interview, be sure to check out this 2011 piece from Dong about revisiting his hometown.

You can follow Dong at Dong Knows Tech on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Dong’s Book Recommendations:

What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe

Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik

Music: “Inspired” by Kevin MacLeod 

About the author

Rich Stroffolino

Rich has been a tech enthusiast since he first used the speech simulator on a Magnavox Odyssey². Current areas of interest include ZFS, the false hopes of memristors, and the oral history of Transmeta.

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