In an unusual move one of the largest Seti@Home crunchers in the world has offered himself up for auction. He’s #21 in the world. Steve from our team bid $200 to lure him to our team and I threw in another $50 — donations go to the Seti@Home coffers. The thread is here. This paragraph […]
I am not a Carl Hiaasen fan. Sorry, Carl. I’m just wildly indifferent about his writing, but Dave sent me a link to the latest Hiaasen column and it’s priceless. This is what I call a WIN. Well done, sir. Well done. Bravo! A nicer piece of mockery I would be hard pressed to find. […]
Don’t Spy On Me is the message from the ACLU. Follow this link, read the article, and then click the big telephone icon and add your name to the list of pissed-off people who don’t think our government should be spying on us. It’s illegal, yes, but more importantly it’s immoral. Frankly, my phone conversations […]
The headline is only a bit misleading. He’s always scared me because he has neither a conscience or a soul. However, his latest gambit, surveillance of all Americans without due process required by law is just the final straw in a mountain of straws. From the AP story you’ve all read “President Bush has acknowledged […]
Today I was planning on writing a tirade on the much maligned — and rightfully so — Patriot Act. Nobody seems to be willing to take any sort of stand on creating a balance between Security and Stupidity. I like my privacy, and while I really don’t care if anyone gets a list of what […]
For details go here: http://www.eff.org/Privacy/printers/ Yes, that’s right. Many color printers print a microscopic identification code which can be traced to you. Next time you send the ransom note, keep it in mind. I’m not sure I like this idea.