Security Question

I got an email notice from my bank today that said starting such and such a date they were implementing a new security feature for on-line banking. On that day if I want to do some on-line banking, I’ll have to enter my password on two consecutive screens to login. Now, I’ll admit I don’t…

Not exactly good timing

So with this week being “patch Tuesday” an update to Firefox being released, and work continuing on the intranet, including hacking away at a copy of Xoops, work’s been pretty busy. I’ve got some follow-up work to the website RFP I did for the Friends of the Library due, and some serious writing to work…

Tech chat

Today was pretty insanely busy at work today, so this post has been “in the works” all day, at least in my head. I took part in the Tech Chat on Kevin’s podcast over the weekend, which was pretty fun. I guess Kevin will have some excerpts during some upcoming podcasts, and I understand there’s…

More

Well I promised more later, and boy is it later… 🙂 After lunch we were treated to a talk by Steve Gibson. Now to say that Steve has a different perspective that Rob Rosenberger would be putting in mildly. Some of Steve’s main points: The internet, globally is very robust and impossible to bring down,…

Time for action!

OK AOL backers. Here’s a few questions for you. (Yes they are blocking Trillian again, and there’s a new version out today…blah blah blah.) If AOL is so all fired up about Trillian “hacking” their network, why is ICQ not blocked as well? (It’s owned by AOL too) And if AOL is for an open,…

Scripting News Awards

Cam doesn’t like the idea behind the Scripting News Awards, and isn’t afraid to tell us how he really feels. Meanwhile Geek Blog has some ideas on how it should be done. Daily Rotten has some interesting allegations on how the FBI is trying to gain access to information it has no right to. I’m…