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Router Progress!

The router is happier, Cisco support is helping. Ironically, it seems that netflow (a protocol for traffic analysis, which we’ve been using to help figure out what might be going wrong) might be part of the problem. And I...

Why We Don’t Use CSC Codes

When buying things with a credit card online, you may have noticed on a lot of websites an area to enter the CVV2 value on your credit card. Officially, they’re known as “CSC” values (Card Security Code), but...

Google Talk’s Secret Mistresses

Just about anybody reading this blog has probably heard about Google Talk (beta) already. Nonetheless, let me recap for you. Google Talk is Google’s new foray into Instant Messaging and Voice over IP, using Jabber for the...

It’s a fraud, fraud, fraud, fraud world.

You don’t need me to tell you there’s a lot of skeeziness on the Internet. Stolen credit cards, spyware, Nigerian 419 scams, identity theft… if it’s possible, some Vietnamese or Romanian is trying it to...

Let’s Save Our Environment Lyrics!

We have now mostly deciphered the lyrics to the video for which we are now having a remix contest (courtesy of my uncle’s transcription service): Chorus Let’s save our environment that we may be free Free to enj-hoy...

Why Web Hosting Is Important

“Hey, enough with the ‘Why web hosting is [insert word here]’ posts already!” This is the last one, I promise. After this, I’ll try and think of something else to talk about, for real. Why Is Web...