Author Archives: E.M.Smith

About E.M.Smith

A technical managerial sort interested in things from Stonehenge to computer science. My present "hot buttons' are the mythology of Climate Change and ancient metrology; but things change...

ARMing Tails – An Incremental Raspberry? Pi please…

How hard would it be, really, to port TAILS to a Raspberry Pi ? Both use Debian as their base, so the Debian versions of TAILS “upstream” already exists as an ARM port to the Pi. There is an Onion Router (TOR) already ported. Looks like a “glue, prune, and QA” mostly to me… But it’s never as easy as first blush expects… Continue reading

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Store of Value vs Worth vs Labor vs Debt

A different and more detailed way to see the time distribution of value and labor and debt, and what I think that implies for economies. Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi GIStemp – It Compiled

GIStemp (the 2010 version) ported to the Raspberry Pi Model 2 and compiled. Hey, now I can have a $60 GIStemp computer ;-) Continue reading

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Android Phone Hack via Text Message

The “stagefright” hack goes live August 1 and at that point 95% or so of all Android phones are wide open to hacking. Enjoy your wait…. Continue reading

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Iran Nuke – 2 Months From When?

Who is lying about the Iranian Nuclear Bomb time line? And what lie has the biggest win? IF “the biggest lie wins the most”, we’re screwed with another “Peace In Our Time” fantasy. Continue reading

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