Posts Categorized: Some Links

Urban Dictionary on the telly

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Woo, Urban Dictionary appeared on Keith Olbermann’s Countdown yesterday. With 593 up and 32 down in the clip, “Pullin’ a Palin” now stands at 3943 up, 978 down. Context on her jumping ship by quitting as Governor in an earlier segment here. Old media and new [social] media, a false dichotomy, both being just terms… Read more »

Illiberalism in politics

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“Two bills are currently in discussion in Holyrood that are of concern to CAAN members and supporters: The Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Bill and the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill. The former is included because of section 34 which bans extreme pornography; the latter is included because of a rejected recommendation to decriminalize sadomasochism.” link… Read more »

Firewall, etc, box

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After salvaging a fairly new mobo, ram and hdd from a mini-tower I found abandoned next to a recycling bin a couple of weeks ago, I’m looking to put together a firewall/gateway/misc server box for kicks and educational purposes. After a Wikipedia/Google trawl, the options I’ve come up with for a suitable set-up are Endian,… Read more »

Image host migration

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I’ve just shifted all my piccies from Google Picasa Web to Flickr using Migratr (which can migrate between multiple services). Bah, I’m sure I’ll be bothered to sort titles and descriptions at some point.

Wi-fi noise to signal

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“The term ?warwalking? isn?t used very often, but the Ekahau HeatMapper adds a new tool to the pod bound hacker?s arsenal. The tool maps out wireless access points as well as their signal strength within a facility. A test of the HeatMapper on a map made with AutoDesk Dragonfly accurately determined the location of a… Read more »