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Saturday, May 08, 2010

Proven: Shouting at your disk drive can hurt performance

When things are going badly, don't compound the problem by shouting at your computer. You could make things worse. Here's the video...

I stole your pictures - so pay up sucka!

Haitian photographer is sued for having his pictures stolen. But they picked on the wrong "little guy". He has bitten back - hard. Here's the details...

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

U.S. Treasury sites Hacked - Passing on Malware to Visitors

Drive by installs of malicious software are happening all over the web. Administrators really need to systematize checking and protection of their sites, especially the US Treasury! How do we stand a chance?

Bumpstop still available for download

Google bought Bumptop and has left the download link up for the time being. I don't know how long it will remain up. It's a neat desktop interface that resembles a room. Kinda like MS Bob only slicker. I'm not a huge fan, but it is kind fo fun. The paid version is no longer available. Here's the link. Download it now or forever hold your peace ( or is that piece?).

Laptop deal at

Great deal on a couple of Lenovo laptops. One with HD video and bigger drive. The other with a little more RAM and no HD video. Take your pick, they are both good machines at good prices.