Monthly Archives: October 2012

Quick Pre-Election Market Check

A quick check on markets prior to the election. Continue reading

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Tres French… Fleecing Le Google…

The French want Google to pay for sending them business and Italy lets the world know it is hostile to geology scientists in particular and all science in general. And they wonder why business is ‘staying away in droves’. Heck, I’m not seeing any reason to even visit the place. I might get arrested for the crime of existing and failing to do something impossible to do… Continue reading

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Bitcoin, Spam, TOR, and a modest suggestion

Can the problem of SPAM on an anonymous network, like The Onion Router network, be reduced or fixed by applying an anonymous digital currency? Continue reading

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Quake British Columbia 7.7

British Columbia gets a Mag. 7.7 off shore. Hopefully not a taster of things to come… Continue reading

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I ought to have Gone Danish for secure Linux

It looks like the EU is driving things toward more encrypted and private methods of computing and communicating… or “it’s a bad idea to annoy the geek”. Continue reading

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