Category Archives: Tech Bits

Some notes on Geopolymer, cement, clay bricks unfired, and DIY

How to make your own cement, liquid stones, and some papers showing it is catching on, and how to do it. Continue reading

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Skunkworks Fusion?

The Skunkworks thinks they can make a small hot fusion reactor work in 5 years. If anyone can do it, they can. Continue reading

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Dear Ms Merkel – phone encryption

On open letter to Ms Merkel suggesting how to encrypt her phone. Continue reading

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How I Think The NSA Hacked The World

I suspect that this single “weakness” in a core Microsoft protocol explains how the NSA “broke in” to so many “secure” things. It looks to me like the weakness was added by design. Continue reading

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Experiments in Mobility and Anonymity

In the quest of power and paranoia: Our government has now made it such that you must have an address to get an address and a phone number to get a phone number. “Intrusive” is giving way to “abusive” and headed toward “broken”. Continue reading

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