Crashed Linux, originally uploaded by milliped. From the site: Everyone is familiar with blue-screening kiosks and travel information displays, but this one was pretty new to me. The route display on this Air Algerie Airbus a330 was visibly experiencing some disk issues. (They rebooted the aircraft in midair, everything was fine after).
How to Celebrate Pi Day – WikiHow Pi Day is a special day in the lives of many-a-nerd. Just like normal people celebrate Valentine’s Day or National Pancake Day, nerds around the world will gather and join hands in the shape whose ratio of its circumference to its diameter is the most revered mathematical constant… Continue reading Pi Day
I know so many people who would jump at this…. This is disturbing. Dear <removed> Bank Customer, CONGRATULATIONS! You have been chosen by the <removed> Bank online department to take part in our quick and easy 5 question survey. In return we will credit $20 to your account – Just for your… Continue reading New phishing scan
I was hoping this article might help me. However, I already use some of these. Maybe I just need to refine and use them a bit more? Inbox Zero: Five sneaky email cheats | 43 Folders The template The link The question The “I don’t know” The delete key(Ones I use in bold) The template… Continue reading Email Cheats
A definition of blog in a SQL statement. Jeremy Zawodny’s blog SELECT * FROM random_thoughts ORDER BY date DESC
Keeping secrets is difficult. People blab. People are slackers. People are clueless. However, due to the media we expect the CIA (and FBI and federal government in general) to be on the ball. Their job is to protect us. So we want to believe they are best of the best of the best; that everyone… Continue reading Not So Secret
My hair is sooo soft when I finally get a haircut…. 🙂
Kurzweil is an interesting thinker. His stuff gives me the willies. Don’t ask me why. He seems perhaps a little too far out there.NPR : Thinkers Lay Out the Beliefs They Can’t Prove At this point, we run up against a seemingly intractable limit: the speed of light. Although a billion feet per second may… Continue reading Changing the Speed of Light
This is an interesting opinion piece. I kind of think of the Bank of America commercial where the CTO or CIO says their goal is not to get right almost every time but to get it right once and replicate it every time. Wired News: Why Data Mining Won’t Stop Terror Let’s look at some… Continue reading Percentages
About time… Now FL, its your turn! Maryland House votes to oust Diebold machines – Computerworld The state of Maryland stands poised to put its entire $90 million investment in Diebold Election Systems Inc. touch-screen e-voting systems on ice because they can’t produce paper receipts. The state House of Delegates this week voted 137-0 to… Continue reading Go MD!