1/03/2006

What a way to start ...

Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • NIF: So terribly late today ... and still not really here!


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  • InfoSec : An "unofficial" patch from SANS ... above & beyond the "regsvr32 -u %windir%\system32\shimgvw.dll"
    ... More examples of the WMF pain involved here
    ... BlackBerry (enterprises) users at risk from corrupted TIFF images
    ... Related : 'Sad State Of Data Security'
  • Mining : Hope fading for 13 trapped miners in WVa ... continued prayers!
  • Crime : Abramoff pleads guilty ... ramifications for Lefties & Righties
    ... Harry Reid on top of that list?
  • Fish Eggs : No more caviar?
  • Economics : Fed to (finally) stop rate hikes
  • China : Pr0n is now "politically subversive material"
  • NASDAQ : Mercury Interactive delisted
  • Sweden : Political party based on Piracy formed! ... Piratpartiet wants to abolish all IP laws!


  • Quick Thoughts * News Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Islamofascism : Iran can now make yellowcake ... not good!
    ... More Iran info (Natanz back online), links to maps
    ... Iran, Ace presents the two evils ... you pick the lesser (I know my choice!)
    ... The "Doomsday Clock" is TOTALLY BROKEN
    ... They shoot one of us, we get a 7.62mm kill @ 1250 yards by Staff Sgt Gilliland ... DAMN!
  • Education : NEA, corrupt from the top down ... 50% of the union reps make $100k+, the teachers OTOH avg $48k
  • NSAgate : "If we had paid attention and didn’t share the media’s amnesia" ... FISA doesn't work
    ... "Who can have any respect for someone who puts his countrymen at risk for the sake of personal enrichment"
    ... Following the "scandal script" to a tee ... sans common sense, like always
  • Computing : Dual-Core laptop! ... thanks Acer!
    ... Ready for the $200 GooglePC? ... and if true, if Google ready to support it?
    ... 10GB in 10g ... microdrives = roxor!
    ... Your MP3s in surround sound?
    ... Wanna crack Cisco VPN profile PWs? ... good find Randy!
    ... Recovering your Windows PW ... in case you didn't know how
  • Internet : AJAX-based WhoIs ... online, or downloadable
  • Gaming : XBOX = NAS?? Part 1/2 and Part 2/2
    ... Your XBOX360 wants to be water cooled!
    ... Apple making a console?
  • Libertarianism : Never going to catch on ... "Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality, the costs become prohibitive"
  • Space : Explosion on moon
    ... Thoughts on interstellar travel, "Warp Drive" ... seriously!
    ... New Mexico, +1 spaceport? ...
    ... Pluto colder than expected, colder than it's moon Charon
  • Health : Walking, not as easy it looks? ... and visually oriented
    ... Thoughts on "Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence" ... "How to Live Long Enough to Live Forever"
  • Nature : Technology to help save elephants
    ... Whales speak in dialects?
  • Linguistics : "Chemical Words" ... like "NoNRePReSeNTaTiONaLiSmS"
  • Bloggers : Dave Winer is a bastard?
    ... I have been so slackerific I haven't even pinged Basil lately!


  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • OOTS : #260 ... plot recap monologues for you!
    ... #261 ... Belkar's birthday ... 'ish
    ... #262 ... love, the +2 circumstance bonus
  • RVB : A Happy New Year wish, just for YOU! ... suck it, Red! ... What's Times' square?
  • InfoSec : Now that is a HUGE vulnerability ... my eyes, MY EYES!
  • Left : Murtha makes a break for Canada
    ... General Chesty Puller responds to Murtha
  • 2005 : SMB reviews the year!
  • 2006 : "News" predictions! ... "Stickyback Gulch" fails to live up to expectations
  • Dancing : The Whitey Hop
  • Lottery : Winner! Not!
  • Kitchen stuff : Need to store knives, vent rage and raise eyebrows? ... thanks Chris!
  • Economics : Massive check back-dating scheme underway, nationwide


  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Blogger. n. :
    Someone with nothing to say writing for someone with nothing to do.
    --thanks Guy Kawasaki! (link goes to a good set of business presentation guidelines)



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    NYT = FARKed!
    Fark
    ... found via Aaron



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