Tuesday, July 25, 2006

A Low-Water Mark for Broadcast TV Viewing

A Low-Water Mark for Broadcast TV Viewing
there is nothing, absolutely nothing, on TV.

Saturday, July 22, 2006

Former governor's "power" lives on


We are having record heat out here and the only thing that is keeping the brown-outs and power outages from being a problem are the long term power contracts that Governor Davis signed and took so much "heat" over that he lost the election to Arnold.

Friday, July 21, 2006

Audio Books delivered automatically - Podiobooks.com

This is a terrific post. You can look at the books I'm currently into on the sidebar to the right (and about 4 pgdn's down) ------>>

Saturday, July 15, 2006

security on the internet

This guy (Steve Gibson) is a pretty prominent person in internet security. I listened to this "episode" and was quite startled by the size of this problem. The advise given at the end is good.

Internet Weaponry Episode #47

Leo and I trace the history and rapid growth of Internet Denial of Service (DoS) attack techniques, tools, and motivations over the past eight years. We discuss many different types of attacks while focusing upon the distributed bandwidth flooding attacks that are the most destructive and difficult to block.

From this website

http://media.grc.com/sn/SN-047.mp3 - a 30mb audio file you can play on your computer
http://media.grc.com/sn/SN-047-lq.mp3 a smaller audio file (8 mb) a little less quality
http://www.grc.com/sn/SN-047.htm the written transcript of the audio, in case you'd rather read than listen