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2017 in Review

TL/DR; — Even older, even fatter, longer goatee.

Last year, Yeni and I crossed some items off her bucket list; most importantly visiting Castle Neuschwanstein and making it to Europe. I was able to attend a Kamailio World which exceeded all of by greatest expectations (I’ve already blocked out 2018).

VoIP worked increased dramatically and I was able to speak at 4 different VoIP conferences in 2017; a new personal record. =)

The year that was…

Most popular tweet

With 80+ retweets and >20k impressions, it was a Tweet I made acknowledging that Hurricane Season had begun. Second place (with 11k impressions), goes to the response I wrote to Mitel’s idiotic post about open source software.

2017 Movies I saw in the theater

  • Thor: Ragnarok

Just one, as I really no longer like seeing movies in the theater.

2017 Movies I saw at the house

  • Wonder Woman
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Lego Batman
  • Logan
  • John Wick 2

2017 Movies I saw on a plane

  • The Founder
  • Megan Leavey
  • Baywatch
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
  • CHiPs
  • The Circle
  • The Big Sick

Caught up on some 2016 too, but that doesn’t count.

Conferences Attended (in order)

  • IT Expo
  • Kamailio World
  • Cluecon
  • Astricon

New Countries Visited

  • Germany
  • Ireland

All in all, 2017 was a great year in travel and a fantastic year to talk about all things open source VoIP related. Wishing you and your loved ones and incredible 2018.

2017 in Review
2017 in Review

By Fred Posner

Fred Posner provides VoIP consulting services through The Palner Group and For ten years, Fred helped his wife, Yeni Monroy, run Bearkery®, a family bakery in Gainesville, Florida. The bakery sadly closed during the COVID19 pandemic. Contact Fred at

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