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Archive for January, 2016

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Force Apache to use strong cryptography

Crime, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security, Technology

I’ve been poking at this for a while, but with some testing via Qualys SSL Labs, I’ve finally been able to devise the incantation that makes Apache only use strong cryptography.  Before pointing it out, some background is probably necessary. As anyone, users or webmasters, is probably aware, “https” uses encryption, and that encryption has […]

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4 bit computer built from discrete transistors

Math and Science, Technology

I started this project as an attempt to teach myself about how computers worked. As such comments, useful links, or anything else related would be appreciated. Prior to this my experience in electronics was mostly microcontroller based. The computer is perpetually half done (it could be more it could be less, I only design the […]

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Giant Squid Drops by Marina for Christmas – AOL On

Cephalopods, Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen

A giant Architeuthis dux squid was spotted by onlookers swimming into Toyama Bay northwest of Tokyo on Christmas Eve. Researchers estimate the squid is around 12-feet long and is relatively young. Locals say it’s the first sighting of a giant squid of the season. The animal was first spotted by fishermen out by the Mizuhashi […]

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Happy New Year!

Friends-Romans-Countrymen

And the traditional new year’s cephalopod to ring in 2016…

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