Monthly Archives: July 2013

Three-and-a-Half Hours to Win!

Been pulling all-nighters at work for the last week, so I’m way behind on this, but there’s some cool gear to be gaffled at the fundraising Raffle for Bonnie that ends tonight at Midnight (I assume Eastern time?). Tickets are … Continue reading

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Who Needs To Know Who We’re At War With Anyway?

Sorry, Citizen: only your Congressional Representatives can properly handle this information. List of Terror Groups with Which America is At War is Now Classified – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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Finally, The Last Dangerous Visions!

For those, like me, who’ve been waiting for decades, well, here’s a thought-provoking review. Maybe this was what Harlan was planning all along. – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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On Security, Physical and Cyber

Chris Byrne notes your housekeys are now very vulnerable to copying. Better than soap! He also has a nice overview of one professional’s crypto practices.

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Sunday Tunes

I’ve found that Protoculture goes nicely with Ron Abuelo Anejo 12, which is pure rum nectar. Ode to the Ocean above; Cobalt below. Crank ’em both, well worth it after the build. And something this weekend made me think of … Continue reading

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Cure for Cancer AND Obesity?

Well, now, this looks very interesting indeed. Human trials perhaps next year.  

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I am shocked!

Shocked I tell you, to see this happening!   Nah, I’m not.  I’m shocked it took this long for it to happen, honestly.

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I had no idea

That Robb had driven diagonally across the nation to Seattle. Though when I did see him, I figured he was just hanging around after the Paul McCartney concert at the baseball stadium the evening before (Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic … Continue reading

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First they Came for the BB Gun Owners…

Ask for a local depredation permit, get flagged in national databases. How do I know RNS is a bona fide journalistic publication? We get press releases. Presented uncut (just like the newspapers do!), but with bolding of the fun parts … Continue reading

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RNS Quote of the Day, The Past Is Not Fixed in Stone Edition

Or consider the history of the Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) , one of the most useful algorithms known to man. John Tukey had an idea for speeding up the calculation of the discrete Fourier transform: Dick Garwin saw that it … Continue reading

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