Melting glaciers

I am NOT going to be drawn into the whole global warming thing! (Just so we are clear, you NOT going to get me started on the whole debate about global warming). I also know that I am waaaaaaaay behind on the Grand Canyon hike part 2 and any mention of our time in Glacier… Continue reading Melting glaciers

Live Lightning

My Dad sent me an email today, said he could hear the thunder at around the same time the live lightning map updated…… Not that I did not believe him, but I wanted to check it out….. Sure enough, there it is…. Very cool. I just love the web and technology when it is used… Continue reading Live Lightning

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Win10 Kangaroo

This is interesting….. http://9to5toys.com/2015/10/27/infocus-kangaroo-pc/ Kangaroo gives consumers the performance of a light-use desktop computer paired with the convenience and mobility of a cell phone. This new mobile form factor uses an Intel Cherrytrail™ (Z8500) SOC and has an on-board battery paired and a standalone Kangaroo Dock with port access for HDMI and USB. Users simply… Continue reading Win10 Kangaroo

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Isolate a country from the internet?

Never thought of this….. By cutting some of the undersea cables you could really hurt an entire nation/country economically. http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/10/russian-navys-aggressive-activity-near-underwater-cables-worries-us/ While no US Navy or intelligence officials would go on the record regarding their concerns, the Navy’s Commander of US Naval Forces Europe and US Naval Forces Africa, Admiral Mark Furguson, noted that Russian submarine… Continue reading Isolate a country from the internet?

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NTP is being fixed

I blogged a few days back that the network time protocol is not in the best shape and could be used to cause some computer security issues…… I’m sure you are all (like I was) interested in knowing what was being done about it….. http://esr.ibiblio.org/?p=6881Interesting In short, it’s going through a bit of a clean… Continue reading NTP is being fixed

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