'geekery' Archive

Why I’m Really Not That Bugged About PRISM

16 June 2013, 5:59 am
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I’ve been thinking about this a lot, and the conclusion I eventually came to really startled me.
TLDR: The more communications data is recorded, the less scrutiny any of it gets.
Disclaimer: I have a longstanding amateur interest in cryptography and cryptanalysis; I’ve read a few books. I’ve never held a security clearance nor worked in intelligence. […]

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veggie hotdogs at Fenway

19 April 2010, 7:37 am
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I was excited to learn that Fenway would be featuring veggie burgers and veggie hotdogs for the 2010 season and eager to try them out. Friday I had a chance to sample the veggie hotdogs (couldn’t find the burgers, maybe next game).
You may have to walk around the park for a bit to find the […]

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guard taun-taun

15 February 2010, 5:59 am
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as mentioned earlier:

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nerd levels off the charts

10 February 2010, 4:46 am
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I’m in a Taun-Taun sleeping bag, holding lightsaber chopsticks. Christmas day.
Yeah, somebody loves me.

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single? [adjective] town [datingkeyword] . tld — explained!

7 November 2008, 8:52 am
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Those danged lawn signs! Robert J Moore gets the goods. A fascinating Internet detective story.

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prepositional phrase overload!

14 June 2008, 8:06 am
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AHHH! Brain ’splodes!

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500

1 June 2008, 7:19 am
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So my wonderful girlfriend asked if Manny was still on #498, and I answered, “No, he got 499 in Seattle on Thursday* so he could do it with any swing,” and just at that moment a pitch crossed the plate and Ramirez thwacked it, and *whomp* there it was. . . and there it went.
The Manny Homerun […]

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Too much Madman!

21 February 2008, 12:08 pm
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Walking home from The Independent last Sunday, we espied the new-to-the-hood Hub Comics, from which we emerged with a slightly-inconvenient-to-carry-home mix of goodies.
They had a couple compliations of Mike Allred’s Madman, and I bought both in a fit of nostalgia.
If you don’t know Madman, “the world’s snappiest comic magazine”, the titular protagonist is one […]

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