Technology |July 22, 2021

The Death of Email

Back before my kids were even born, I went out and setup email accounts for them when we decided on their names. I remember a time where this was important. I ...
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Technology |
Recycling Old Electronics
TV Man Strikes Again… but why?   On a cold early morning in august of 2018 the residents of a small suburb of Henrico County Virginia woke up to an odd gift being left on their doorstep. That gift was a vintage tube style TV.   When this first article ...
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Think back to The time of 2019 BC (Before Covid). If you were working in an office, did your office allow cats? Likely not, and with good reason. Cats are jerks and are determined to bring about the end of the world if left unsupervised around a laptop. This ...
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Technology |
The Tale of the Missing Server 54
In early 1997, the University of North Carolina setup a new Novell server called “Server 54”. After it was set up there was no need to access it physically and it was quickly forgotten. During an audit 4 years later, they could not find the server... ...
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Security |
Is Your Fish Tank Secure?
This may seem like an odd question, but the reality is that this is a profoundly serious question. At a Cyber Security Conference in 2018 a speaker told the story of a network being compromised via a smart fish tank thermometer.   So, what happened? What went ...
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