Pics from New York

Finally got some pics from New York uploaded. Including the pics that really made the reality of the World Trade Center tragedy hit home for me. Yeah, there’s a couple of pics of the area, from a distance, with the smoke still rising, and the damaged buildings around it, but it’s the pics from a…

Monday, Monday

Monday, Monday. Actually today hasn’t been too bad, the new and improved security policy was rolled out this morning to staff, so today’s been busy answering questions, explaining to people what they need to get rid of, and why. We’re really working to root out unlicensed software, and spyware that’s gotten into some of our…

ACLU: Face-recognition systems won’t work

ACLU: Face-recognition systems won’t work Now let me get this straight, the systems would have only stopped 2 of the 19 terrorists, maybe, if they worked perfectly and the CIA had good accurate pictures of them. The system only works about 90% of the time, meaning hundreds of people everyday are going to be misidentified…

AOL Releases New Version of ICQ Messaging Service

AOL Releases New Version of ICQ Messaging Service I use 2000b and it already had more features than I ever knew what to do with. I suppose the multilingual spell check is a nice feature if you don’t speak English, but that’s about it really. Personally I just downloaded Trillian and will be testing that…

Sites Blocked by Internet Filtering Programs

Sites Blocked by Internet Filtering Programs This is actually very interesting research into what sites are being blocked by this sort of software. And it should give pause to the typical knee-jerk demands to have it installed everywhere where there might possibly be a kid. Unless of course, you attend the kindergarten in Estonia who’s…