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January 22, 2012

Kim Dotcom is not a Bond Supervillian. Not Quite.

Filed under: News — admin @ 11:40 am

What this jerk was doing is illegal and cost the entertainment and creative industries millions of dollars in lost revenue. The article is fascinating in describing how this lard loaf lived high on the works of others. May he rot.

Well, until the next Dotcom Dork hosts another server and does the same thing. The problem is really demand: There are too many people in the world who expect to get everything free on the Internet. That attitude is squelching creativity. It provides a massive disincentive to anyone expecting to reap the rewards of doing something new and unique.

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January 20, 2012

Corporate Me

Filed under: Main — Tags: , — admin @ 12:01 am

For the first time ever, I’m working for a company that has an Exchange server, uses Outlook, and is pretty much that Corporate Windows thing. It’s a different world.

January 18, 2012

Wikipedia Takes a Holiday

Filed under: Main — admin @ 12:01 am

If you happen to visit the Wikipedia site today, specifically the English language Wikipedia site, you’ll see a message about a world without free knowledge. I have some issues with that.

January 16, 2012

The Mail Twins: IMAP and POP

Filed under: Main — admin @ 12:01 am

I don’t watch enough silly cartoon shows, but I’m certain that nothing on the air today features characters named IMAP or POP. When it comes to email, however, those characters actually exist.

January 13, 2012

Print Now

Filed under: Main — Tags: , — admin @ 12:01 am

Just a quick one for you today: When you’re ready to print, print. Don’t wait. The document isn’t going to season itself in your computer. It’s not wine. There’s no point in delay; print now.

January 11, 2012

Geek Central

Filed under: Main — admin @ 12:01 am

It’s called the Consumer Electronics Show or CES. It’s in Las Vegas. It’s big. I would love to be there. I’m glad I’m not.

January 9, 2012

Unbreakable Glass

Filed under: Main — admin @ 12:01 am

It may not be exactly unbreakable, but it’s called Gorilla Glass, and it’s manufactured by Corning. It’s in the news because of the looming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that’s descending upon Las Vegas this week. It’s a big deal to me because of a story I heard a long, long time ago.

January 6, 2012

What the Hell is That File?

Filed under: Main — Tags: — admin @ 12:01 am

It probably doesn’t happen as often any more, but occasionally computer users enjoy playing the game, What the Hell is That File? The results can be hilarious.

January 4, 2012

This Old Zip Disk

Filed under: Main — admin @ 12:01 am

The label says 1997. It’s an Iomega Zip disk. Capacity: 100MB. Yep, back in 1997, that was really something, 67 times the capacity of a floppy disk and far cheaper than those outrageously expensive CD-R discs and the rare drives that swallowed them.

January 2, 2012

Time to Change Your Password

Filed under: Main — admin @ 12:01 am

Security experts, and those who pretend to be security experts, recommend that you change your password often. How often? Well, often it seems like they want you to change your password every 90 seconds. When that’s not feasible, then changing your passwords at the start of each new year works.

Guess what! It’s the start of a new year.

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