MetroFi's website is now dead

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See www.metrofi.com, it's now a parked site with GoDaddy.com's ads plastered all over it.<br /> So much for city-wide wireless internet services...maybe next time the city will select the local group/business to do this - instead of yet another corporate nobody that'll just disappear in a few years... Read more

Yet another BIND vulnerabiity

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Yet another BIND vulnerability crawls out of the muck... Why does anyone still use this junk software anymore? Yawn...this is old news... I, as well as my customers and end-users, have nothing to worry about. We use DJBDNS, which was hardened against this age-old attack nearly a decade ago; the DJBDNS DNS engine continues to be invulnerable to the inherent flaws of BIND's design (and its Read more

My value to society is -2.5%

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How sad... My numbers give a final value of a 102.5% loss, making my "value" to society -2.5% Right: 93dB PTA - 25dB = 68dB x 1.5 = 102% disability Left: 95dB PTA - 25dB = 70dB x 1.5 = 105% disability ((102 x 5) + 105) / 6 = 102.5% hearing handicap Guess I just don't fit their molds! Read more

How does fear control you?

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Do you allow fear to control your future?<br /> In the past 20 years, on American soil: Nearly 3,000 have died at the hand of terrorists Nearly 800,000 have died from car accidents In considering the total human toll, the 9/11-based "war on terror" has: Slaughtered over 700,000 Iraqis & 4,000 Americans Wounded over 60,000 Americans * Displaced over 4,000,000 Iraqis from their homes Is Read more

Smart Car + Bike Rack = Cool

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I've been using a Yakima rack on my G&K imported 2006 Smart ForTwo Passion (glass roof) for ~8 months, and have been very happy with it.<br /> It was installed by RackAttack in Portland OR, and these guys already had installation instructions (including which clips were needed, etc...) in their internal database. Though one source for me was ClubSmartCar.com (search their site for Read more