Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Month: July 2006

  • Where is God?

    Two little boys, ages 8 and 10, are excessively mischievous, they are always getting into trouble and their parents know all about it. If any mischief occurs in their town, the two boys are probably involved. The boys’ mother heard that a preacher in town had been successful in disciplining children, so she asked if…

  • Size Matters?

    Heh… Character-for-character, password length is more important for security than complexity. Requiring complexity but allowing passwords to remain short makes passwords more vulnerable to attack than simply requiring easier-to-remember, longer passwords. Password size does matter I am not sure I understand the debate here. Why can’t it be a little of both? Roger is arguing…

  • Recent Chinese Fortune Cookies

    (For me anyway) 1) You are ambitious. 2) Use your abilities at this time to stay focused on your goal. You will succeed. 3) A cheerful message is on its way to you. This message in #3 must be snail mail. Who would send me a message that way? Email or IM it please. Thanks!…

  • Cooking Eggs on a Macbook

    TechEBlog » Cooking Breakfast on a MacBook: Sagags shows us how to put your overheating MacBook to good use by cooking some eggs and warming a cup of coffee. Video clip and instructions after the jump.

  • QotD: Midway Through

    What's one thing that you hope to do or accomplish before the end of this year? Have my debt paid in full. This has been a long time coming and so very close! Read and post comments | Send to a friend

  • An animal name which starts with “U”

    At lunch a comment was made that an animal whose name starts with "u" would be a much more difficult challenge than one which starts with "z". So other than "urchin", what ideas do you have? Read and post comments | Send to a friend

  • QotD: Celebrational Muppetational!

    Who is your favorite Muppet? Why?QotD submitted by knitwitology.vox.com. The Doozers from Fraggle Rock are my favorite muppets. Their industriousness and dealing with engineering failures (aka Fraggles ripping out a critical section) are unparalleled. Plus the work boots and hardhats are tite! Read and post comments | Send to a friend

  • absolute

    absolute: Philosophically, it may be considered as the unknowable, the thing-in-itself; as that ultimate nonrelative that is the basis of all relation; as the ultimate, all-comprehensive principle in which all differences and distinctions are merged. Um, I found a bookmark from when I was reading this encyclopedia. This is where I am stopping.

  • QotD: Summer Music

    What's the one CD that will totally remind you of the Summer of 2006? Faster Kill Pussycat Paul (Ft Brittany Murphy) Oakenfold CDs? What quaint 1980s and early 1990s technology! Digital audio files are the rage now. I don't buy CDs anymore. They would end up getting ripped to be put on the computers anyway.…