A brief look at what I’ve been doing outside of work. Extracurricular activities, hobbies, interests and pursuits.
Volunteerism / Non-Profit
Participant in a number of charitable organizations.
- Co-founder and President. The Palisadoes Foundation
- Volunteer Tutor. English as a Second Language (ESL) at Google
- Administrator and Founder, One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Forums
- Web administrator, Jamaican American Association of Northern California
- Business development volunteer with the the St. Bernard Project in New Orleans.
- Photography Portfolio
- Cycling, swimming
Articles and Books
- Author, Linux Quick Fix Notebook. ISBN 978-0131861503
- Contributor to the, Internet Peering Playbook by Bill Norton ASIN B005E03MMY
- ICT Pulse: The art of the hustle and giving back, with Peter Harrison of the Palisadoes Foundation
- Power 106 FM, Jamaica: Dervan Malcolm Interviews Peter Harrison of The Palisadoes Foundation, 2022
- Jamaica Observer, 2022: Peter Harrison – Success Builder
- Co-Presenter, “Understanding the Impact of 100G Ethernet”, DesignCon 2008
- Co-Presenter, “Real World Disaster Recovery Enhancements Case Study”, International Alliance of Avaya Users Conference, 2007
- Co-Presenter, “Google 101”, New Orleans Entrepreneur Week 2010 Conference, sponsored by The Idea Village.
- MSO Usage and Forecast for Ethernet-based Services
- Proposal for HSSG Objectives July IEEE 802 Plenary Higher Speed Study Group
- The Ethernet EcoSystem – Broad Market Potential for 100 Gb Ethernet
- Carrier Hurdles To Meeting 10GE Demand
In The News
Data Center Knowledge
Data Center Frontier
- As Power Densities Rise, Providers Lead With Cooling
- AI Boom Boosts GPU Adoption, High-Density Cooling