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Analog Life | Posted on 31 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Real Winter

We’ve actually had a few days of winter with real snow. I’m not talking about the anticipated snow or snow-turning-to-sleet. I’m talking about real snow. We got enough snow that

Cars | Posted on 26 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Car Issue | Tagged with .

Got home, got my stuff out of the trunk, and it won’t close. I had to spend an hour out in the cold taking everything apart. A spring broke in

Technology | Posted on 24 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Encrypted IM Using Pidgin | Tagged with , , , .

Public instant messaging platforms such Google Talk, AOL Instant Messenger or Windows Live Messenger offers instant messaging services that are highly attractive to individuals and organizations. The provider has

Technology | Posted on 23 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Is Internet Explorer Safe? | Tagged with , .

After find out that Internet Explorer 6 was one of the key vectors in the Google hack attack, both Germany and France have warned its citizens against using Internet Explorer.

Technology | Posted on 17 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Internet Connectivity Is Back To Normal | Tagged with , .

After suffering through a whole day of connectivity problems, our Comcast connection is back to normal. I’m not sure why but outbound packets appear to be disappearing. Also, the few

Technology | Posted on 17 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Cell Session Mixup Crosses Connections | Tagged with , , .

It all started with a few people logging into Facebook. The messages from strangers were unusual, but not too worrisome. That was until they realized that they were logged into

Analog Life | Posted on 9 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Snowpocalypse | Tagged with , .

I heard someone refer to our recent dusting of snow as snowpocalype, and that’s a pretty good description for me. I’m surprised that the Publix was not out of french

Technology | Posted on 1 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on When The TSA Is At Your Door… | Tagged with , .

In response to the attempted Christmas day attack, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), a division of the Department of Homeland Security, published a secret directive of new airline procedures. The