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Cablevision Reaches out to touch someone

As has been in the news (and advertised to high hell) for the past few days here in NJ, Cablevision and ABC are involved in a feud. Cablevision is advertising everywhere - I heard at least 4 ads on the drive home from work about how ABC is making unreasonable demands ...

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The Newest Generation of Hackers

Note for non-technical readers (not that I expect there to be many). The title of this post includes the word “hacker”. If you think that has anything to do with illegal acts or unethical behavior, you’ve fallen victim to what happens when the mainstream media latches on to a ...

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New web server, WP optimization

Tonight, more or less on a whim, I moved my blog from my older (dual 1GHz Pentium III Coppermine, 1GB RAM, 10k RPM SCSI disks, Compaq Proliant DL360 G1, OpenSuSE 10.2 32-bit) web server to my newer one (dual 1.4GHz Pentium III, 2GB RAM, 10k RPM SCSI disks ...

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My Android Apps

Update 2010-08-15 - I’ve also added some new apps to an updated post.

The past 48 hours has been very eventful in my Android world. Thanks to the instructions on rootyourdroid.info (hey, it’s an expensive phone and locked hardware - I’m not fooling around the way I would ...

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On FIle Sharing, DRM, and customer choice

There’s been a lot of buzz over the past few years about DRM, file sharing, “intellectual property theft”, etc. A lot of that has been the two extreme sides - the media industry and their “have it our way” attitude, and the extremists who feel that everything digital should be ...

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