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The Squid Zone Has Returned

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I decided it was time to resurrect the blog.  It’s back up and running on a better computer, with vastly better configuration.  I’m starting from a completely clean build as all the old content was lost. Yes, I could dig up a bunch of it from the Wayback machine, or from the Google cache, but […]

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The Ottawa Sun… i.e. the sun over Ottawa

Current Events, Math and Science, Outdoors, Travel

I’m off to Australia to see the solar eclipse in November, and to assist with this, I am acquiring solar filters for my binoculars. This will allow me to watch the eclipse in full binocular glory in November. Binos are easier to transport than my telescope, by a lot, so this seems like the right […]

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The Support Scam

Crime, Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security

The Squidette is well versed in computer security, and it’s a good thing. Yesterday someone called to try and effect the Windows Support Scam. What happens is that someone calls you and claims to be receiving messages from your Windows machine. They’ll even talk you through a look into the event logger to show you […]

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You know, it’s just as “right” as taxpayer-funded Catholic schools…

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

… which is to say, it’s WRONG.  The state shouldn’t be pushing a religion, be it Roman Catholicism or Islam, and what this Toronto school is doing should be stopped. If Muslim students can’t be arsed to return to school after a prayer session, then they should be marked absent and the absences handled the […]

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