Turkish Hacker-Crackers, perhaps?

 Posted by on September 5, 2011  No Responses »
Sep 052011
Turkish Hacker-Crackers, perhaps?

Last updated on November 22nd, 2015 A Cracking Week Off? I had a week’s holiday of sorts last week.  On returning I found that this website had been cracked. (I already had intimations that something was wrong because of site stat failures and an email from @Justin Asking, sometime commenter to this website and others).  […]

Dec 052010
What is the Best Backup for Windows in a Small Home or Office?

Last updated on November 22nd, 2015 What is the Best Backup for Windows in a Small Home or Office? Which Windows Backup?  A History. Over the years I’ve tried many systems for backing up crucial Windows data.  Currently for small-scale backups I use the ubiquitous and almost bullet-proof flash drives, my current one tipping the […]

Mar 102009
The Bureau d'Exchange de Maux and Crawling Chaos

Last updated on November 21st, 2015 A Case of One Man’s Cake is Another Man’s Poison I first read the short story, “The Bureau d’Exchange de Maux” by Lord Dunsany, in the late seventies in a compilation, probably a Panther Books one.  It’s staggering simplicity is matched by the masterful telling. View Larger Map Later, […]

Happy Birthday Unix

 Posted by on February 13, 2009  No Responses »
Feb 132009
Happy Birthday Unix

Last updated on November 20th, 2015 Well it’s a sort of birthday.  As of 23:31:30 today, UNix will be 1234567890 seconds old! Google has celebrated with yet another unique graphic for the occasion.  Click on the link below for a Google search on this string: https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=unix+1234567890&ct=unix1234567890&oi=ddle Unix’s calendar started the first second after the end […]

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