Hoarders on the Internet – The Wayback Machine

The Internet Archive is an organization whose self-proclaimed task is to save a copy of everything on the Internet – forever.  If you want to see what a website looked like and the content it contained at a certain point in historical time, you can use the Wayback Machine to find it.  The Internet Archive is currently adding 4 petabytes (4 million gigabytes) per year to its treasure trove.

The Internet Archive ...

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Sunday Funnies – The Perfect Garden Shovel

I seldom do product reviews in this blog, and certainly not garden tools but this one is so great I just had to tell you about it.  It is the Root Slayer Carbon Steel Shovel by Radius Garden on The Grommet web site.

This spade is so great at digging out volunteer tree saplings, root balls, old stumps, and tired out overgrown shrubs, I wish I had this tool for years.  The edges are a ...

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Make Cyber Awareness Training Fun

There are members of the cybersecurity profession who say that Cybersecurity Awareness Training is a waste of time and money, because the average computer user just doesn’t care or can’t retain technical information.  To them, I repeat a quote from Eppie Lederer aka Ann Landers –  “If you think education is expensive – try ignorance.”  I firmly believe that one of the best returns on investment in the cybersecurity realm is Cybersecurity Awareness Training for your employees.

You and your employees are ...

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Super Blue Blood Moon

The rare Tuesday post to advise about an impending event.  Tomorrow there is a triple lunar event.  A blue moon, which is when the moon appears twice in the same calendar month, a super moon, which is when the moon is closest in its rather wobbly orbit around the earth, and a blood moon, which is a lunar eclipse event when the moon passes through earth’s shadow, and the color of ...

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Merry Christmas

Ho ho ho!  Merry Christmas!

We are taking a break from our publishing schedule to celebrate Christmas with our family and friends.

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Why We Want Network Neutrality Back

I like to keep the nasty business of politics off of this website, but every now and again it rears its ugly head in ways we cannot ignore.  Net neutrality is one of those issues.

Politically, I am a fiscal conservative and a social liberal, and voted Libertarian in the last election.  I did not vote for Trump, and I couldn’t vote for Hilary, either.  As predicted, Trump is dismantling a lot of the Obama administration’s legacy, and network neutrality is ...

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Sunday Funnies – I’m Dreaming of a Nerdy Christmas

Gifts for Geeks from BuzzFeed

Cyber Monday is tomorrow.  Can’t think of what to buy your favorite geek?  Here are a few ideas from BuzzFeed by way of Pinterest.  Both links have useful gift content.  Also check out Grommet.  Or pop over to How To Use Linux to see some cool mini-Linux PC.  Or check out this list from Global Knowledge

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