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Skype = the exact opposite of secure networking

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Rules, Security, Technology

I’m putting this up mostly so it gets archived and I can find it later, but since I’ve done the work, it may prove useful to other people. Situation: Skype doesn’t work on Squidette’s machines, but it does on Squid’s machines. Mission: Get Skype working everywhere in Squidnet. Execution: A detailed and lengthy examination of […]

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Have you checked your photos lately?

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security, Technology

It’s coming on to Christmas, and that means it’s time for an annual chore: the checking of my photo archives.  Like many people, I have a large number of digital photographs and videos, and I don’t want to lose them.  Each year, I check my archives and make sure that my data is still good. […]

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Dissing the new lightsabre? You should.

Current Events, Entertainment, Technology

  By now, you’ve seen that clip of the lightsabre from the upcoming Star Wars money grab, due out soonish.  And you’ve probably seen people dump on it.  And you’ve probably seen people defend the design with an argument like: It’s just a movie. Yes, it is just a movie.  I can’t deny that. However, […]

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An astute observer may notice something new

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Rules, Security, Technology

I installed certificates and moved the site to HTTPS.  If you set up any links in the last couple of weeks, they’ll still work, but they will redirect to HTTPS.  That should be seamless. Some browsers get a bit bitchy about pages not being fully encrypted due to my linking from other sites. This does […]

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