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Linux versus WannaCrypt

You don’t have to read this, but I do have to write it. Some of you, dear Readers, are sympathetic to my ranting about the virtues of switching from Windows to Linux. The recent big wave of ransom-ware commonly known … Continue reading

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The Current State of Electronic Snooping

This is a long post, a general consumer-level survey, distilling what we can know from public revelations. Snoopers: There are four kinds of snoopers. 1. Government espionage: If you are targeted as a national security threat, they will get you. … Continue reading

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Some Current Tech Talk Trends

In my computer tech support ministry, I still run into people with notions carved in stone from before the introduction of Windows. It arises from the bureaucratic mindset seeping into the wider society: Invent once; never progress. Do you know … Continue reading

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What’s Going On 04

No ride today. It’s not just the cold front and high winds, but I’ve got too much to do. That is, there is a pile of stuff I really want to read, and I’m way behind on updating my commentary … Continue reading

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Endorsement: Linux Migration Site

This is a gem: Easy Linux tips project. It’s a set of detailed yet simple instructions for migrating from Windows to Linux. You get to choose between several different Linux distributions all of which are the easiest to use and … Continue reading

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Virtual War 2

It’s the nature of our shared faith. On the one hand, our heart-led path is very narrow, steep and rough. Precious few are those who walk with us. On the other hand, we so desperately need each other because no … Continue reading

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Tech Note: Windows Patches Are Now Bundled

It’s Patch Tuesday for Windows (and Adobe Flashplayer). I recommend this rather balanced explanation. Starting this month, Microsoft releases all the patches as a single rollup bundle and you no longer get to choose. That is, you cannot choose to … Continue reading

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