Archive for August, 2008
Sept 8 2008
THANKS to Unsung Hero Alix Fetesof for tireless site editing and updates these last 9+ Months!
9/11: 7 years ago In 3 days, this anniversary happens, Many consipracy theories abound, most listed here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/9/11_conspiracy_theories
Material and hstories are everywhere on the Itnernet but a popular one is the 9/11 Digital Archive, Here: http://911digitalarchive.org/
AES Convention http://www.aes.org/events/125/ Audio Engineering Society 125th Oct 2008 Moscone Center SF. Thanks, Dennis!
How to Tech Troubleshoot; Medical Type Differential Diagnsis & Diag
Internittent Problms Solution…
STOP… THINK… ACT ->>> Ask: History? Warranty? Recall? Quick! How to Backup What's Left?
– Avoid Premature Conclusions,
Take Evidence Carefully, let evidence spaek for itself and above all, avoid catch-all diagnostics such as: 'it's a virus'
Tools to Diagnose Intermittent Problems:
Ideally and if possile separate out Hardware from Software Issues.. If a PC: It's Software. MAC? Hardware!
Record Odd Error MEssages and Use Google!
SpeedFan SMART stuff http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-Monitoring,_Analysis,_and_Reporting_Technology
Electronic Cmponent Inadequecy, Capacitors: See http://www.badcaps.net/
Ultimate Boot CD especially MemTes86 http://www.ultimatebootcd.com
Weigh up reliability, performance and cost issues against new equipment;
Welcome to the material world. Average Lifespan of equipment appears to be about 3.5 years as labor costs rise and materail costs drop. Who, for example, repairs DVD players anymore even if they CAN be repaired?
Stoopid Ad for What? HERE: MICROFT compare it to the MAC ones: APPLE Hmmmm Why note BEst of Both Worlds? OS X on a conventional PC?
Apple OSX On A Thinkpad??!
Google CHROME the NEw Browser… Try It, Anyone?? http://www.google.com/chrome
AND journalistic rebuttals to misreporting here: (Profanity) http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/09/08/dziuba_chrome/
Technology CAN be like Politics– Explained On Today's Show!
Aug 25 2008
tFUN STUFF for Starters!
MY FAVORITE SO FAR for 2008: http://www.daxo.de/ Bes ure to have Sound on. And latest "Flash'
Anatomy Of A Virus "AntiVirus 2008" http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/08/22/anatomy_of_a_hack/
Transit Card Loning.. MIFARE. Boston & UK: http://news.cnet.com/8301-10789_3-9978486-57.html
DNS Flaw Phish Nerdy expmnation HERE http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/800113
NS is explianed HERE http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domain_Name_System and soem background here http://www.unixwiz.net/techtips/iguide-kaminsky-dns-vuln.html
IMAP Stufff… Cooling Stuff… AXIA Blurb.. Restore Stuff on HPs
Seeling Vulnerabilites: Is this Mafia style protectionism – Or what?
Google's Mobile Operating System: ANDROID First Leaked Video: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/08/11/google_android_video_hits_youtube/