It’s been reported that Tony Snow passed away. I’m very sorry for his family and friends; I did not agree with his White House work but he was always lively and often entertaining.
I use Google Reader to follow blogs and one of the RSS feeds I have is from Slashdot. A few days ago they had a posting called Gmail, SPF, and Broken Email Forwarding? which was a topic I was interested in. I use a Blackberry for e-mail and I gave up I using SPF for… Read more I give up on Slashdot
Jesse, please stop. We all care for you and respect you. But you need to stop being the story right now.
Well not really panic, just your usual vulnerability patching day at the office. When I saw Dan Kaminsky demonstrate voice over DNS, I was convinced that he dreams in BIND source code. It was a neat demonstration. Now he has uncovered another vulnerability in BIND regarding UDP source port prediction. It’s causing some excitement in… Read more DNS excitement! Panic at the office!
President Nixon Bush got what he wanted: Senate bows to Bush, approves surveillance bill. The news article mentions that the old FISA rules were a problem, and that Congress did not want to deal with this in an election year. Even Senator Obama folded on this one. I guess his ambition is greater than his… Read more The Senate rolls over and plays dead
Salon has a jailhouse interview with Hans Reser from days before he made that deal. Interesting reading.
Salon has a good write up on Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. v. Bush from one of the lawyers involved. If you are a “Get them before they get us” type, don’t bother reading. If you think everyone has to obey the law (meaning me, you, you, and especially YOU), then it’s a long read but… Read more Good read re warrantless wiretapping
If anyone had any doubts about Hans Reiser’s guilt, this is from Threat Level: Hans Reiser Leads Police to Nina’s Body. It’s unfortunate that he chose to lead the police to his victim’s body only after bargaining for a reduced sentence. But at least now her family and children will have some closure and be… Read more Hans Reiser comes clean
I take pictures in Nikon’s raw NEF format because I can use Photoshop Element’s raw importer to tweak the exposure, clarity, black level, etc. But the NEF files are often 9 MB files and I have almost 3,000 of them and that’s just since May. That came out to 22 GB’s and counting. Even cleaning… Read more Raw NEF files and WD’s MyBook
The whole family came back from Disney World Wednesday and here are some of my notes for the pictures I took. From Thursday the 26th to Wednesday the 2nd I took 1,600+ pictures with my Nikon D60. What I have been doing since I got back is going through each vacation day and selecting photos… Read more Disney and digital photography