November 29, 2005

Your Phone Records for Sale

If you believed the detective stories, you'd think your phone records are super-secret, and only the cleverest gumshoe could con (or charm) their way into getting that information. The reality... (read more)

Posted by chip at 10:33 PM to: Tech Policy
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November 28, 2005

Salon Picks Sony Cash Over Rootkit Coverage

Anybody wonder why Salon hasn't had any coverage of the Sony "rootkit" debacle? I hadn't, until I saw this show up this evening: The link goes to an ad for... (read more)

Posted by chip at 01:53 AM to: Current Events
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November 27, 2005

Linux Media PC, a Month Later

It's hard to believe that it's been over a month since I built my Linux based home media PC. My entire CD collection (about 250 discs) has been digitized, and... (read more)

Posted by chip at 12:08 AM to: Home Media PC, Linux
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November 26, 2005

Ubuntu 5.10 Upgrade: Well *That* was Boring

I continue to be impressed by the packaging and polish of the Ubuntu Linux distribution. A post on the Austin Linux Group mailing list reminded me that I'd never gotten... (read more)

Posted by chip at 12:55 PM to: Linux
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November 25, 2005

Turkey or Tacos

Thanksgiving is a day for traditions, some traditional and some not so. This was to be my first Thanksgiving at home with my fiancee. It would be interesting to see... (read more)

Posted by chip at 01:07 AM to: My Happy Life
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November 22, 2005

My Crappy Drupal Web Site

I just finished posting a new, crappy web site, and I couldn't be happier. This is the second project I've done with the Drupal content management system (CMS). The first... (read more)

Posted by chip at 10:57 PM to: Blogging 'bout Blogging
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November 15, 2005

Holidailies 2005 is Coming

It's almost Holidailies time again. Now in its sixth year, Holidailies is a community writing project for online journalers and other web writers. Participants aim for writing an article a... (read more)

Posted by chip at 10:52 PM to: Blogging 'bout Blogging
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