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Daniel LoPresti

Dan is the Director of Technical Services and Support, helping our customers build and deploy applications using Dialogic products. He is responsible for providing technical support, installation, commissioning, training, and knowledge management to customers deploying in both the enterprise and service provider markets.

Recent Posts

Decoder Rings and Cipher Wheels and Secret Conversations

by Daniel LoPresti

Jan 25, 2018 10:00:00 AM

When my daughters were younger, I remember getting them a secret agent kit. One of the activities in the kit was to build a cipher wheel, which basically consisted of a smaller disk and larger disk fastened together. In my daughters’ kit, both disks had the alphabet printed on them, but they could also contain numbers or symbols. Once  a cipher key was selected, for example, the letter 'O' on the inner disk might correspond to the letter 'J' on the outer disk, my daughters then had a pattern set up that allowed them encode and decode secret messages.

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Topics: Media Server Software, Security

7%-38%-55% Rule—An Evolutionary Edge?

by Daniel LoPresti

Jan 19, 2018 10:00:00 AM

I am currently reading the book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari. It's a great read on humanity and evolution. One interesting detail is that there were several different species of humans that lived on the earth. Eventually all other species disappeared. Homo sapiens won out in the end, but why?

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Topics: Unified Communications and Collaboration, Voice and Video