Another entry?

Dan wrote to tell me about another possible entry into the Freeware News Aggregator Comparison. It’s called Free Reader. Alas, the review will be slightly delayed because said program does not appear to have any options to tell it to connect using a firewall and proxy. So I’ll have to wait until I have some…

Is it Friday yet?

Looks like we got a few copies of the W32.Gibe virus floating in last night. All of the attachments were stripped at the email gateway (Our ISP finally did something right!), but I was impressed with this one. It seems like most of the attachments disguised as something else have stuff in the email that…

News tidbits

Thanks to Robyn, I learned that not only can you use X10 cameras to spy on your kids or the babysitter, or your good looking houseguests, but lots of other folks could be tapping into those images as well! Hmm might want to think twice about what you’re doing in front of the X10, eh?…

Lovely forms

I just spent a good chunk of my morning filling out insurance forms, aren’t I lucky? Since we’re probably switching health insurance carriers here at work, everyone got to fill out applications and brief medical histories for the new place. Let’s see I woke up this morning to freezing rain and ice, went through that…

Forums

Looks like a few people who are in the middle of the THC saga are straggling in to the forums. That’s cool, I hope they can find some info from each other there! The infamous Geek also stopped in to suggest some possible forum topics, one about privacy/legislation and one actually about blogging. I’m going…

Hmm

Cuba Bans PC Sales to Public Let’s see, in Cuba you can’t buy a computer because the government is afraid you’ll use it in subversive ways, but in the US, according to Senator Hollings, et al., you will only be allowed to buy the computers that have the technology to make sure you don’t do…