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Now in Gopherspace!"Watching Baseball in 2023"
April 13, 2023 - The Internet lets you stream anything you want directly
to your favorite screen, unless what you want to watch a baseball
game."Plain Text in Plain Sight: Smaller Alternatives to the World Wide Web"
February 6, 2023 - The Web is growing more bloated and invasive every
day, but it's not the only way to share information online.
(Originally published in "2600: The Hacker Quarterly"!)"So You Changed Your Callsign. Now What?"
December 7, 2022 - In the United States, changing your amateur radio
callsign requires you to file one simple form with the FCC… right?"Using SVCB Records for Gopher"
November 8, 2022 - In this what-if exercise, what if we used the new
DNS SVCB resource record to speed up and load-balance Gopher servers?"Rescuing a UniFi Cloud Key Gen2 Plus"
October 17, 2022 - A non-working eBay item gets saved from the scrap
heap, and I get a cheap upgrade."SSHFP Records on Windows Server"
September 24, 2022 - SSHFP records are a vital part of securing SSH.
However, Microsoft's DNS Server doesn't give us an easy way to add
them. Here's how."A File Format to Aid in Security Vulnerability Disclosures"
May 19, 2022 - When security vulnerabilities are discovered, proper
reporting channels are often lacking. As a result, bugs may be left
unreported. (Originally published in "2600: The Hacker Quarterly"!)"Hacking Haswell ThinkPads' Firmware"
January 2, 2022 - A cheap Craigslist laptop gets its BIOS hacked and
its Intel Management Engine neutered."PowerShell 7 for Programmers"
December 22, 2019 - A quick look at the new features in PowerShell 7 as
they pertain to programmers."Replacing OpenDKIM with dkimpy-milter"
August 29, 2019 - OpenDKIM might be the gold standard, but the DKIM
standard is evolving without it, so it's time to retire it."Much Ado about Electrons"
May 2, 2019 - Can building-scale batteries bolster Connecticut's
fledgling solar industry?"APRS Weather Reporting By Hand"
April 2, 2019 - You can use aprs-weather-submit to share weather data
without a smart weather station."A Kick in the Glass"
November 5, 2018 - Connecticut uses single-stream recycling because it
allows all recyclable material to be mixed together. There are some
downsides, though, but there are steps you can take to help."Sunburned: The Unintended Effect of Senate Bill 9"
May 11, 2018 - While Connecticut Senate Bill 9 was a step forward for
renewable energy, it includes a knife in the back for homeowners and
small businesses."In Defense of the Great Indoors"
May 7, 2018 - The Sierra Club, the nation's most prominent outdoors and
environmental group, has a staunch opinion about net neutrality.
Maybe you should, too."New Milford Town Council Enacts Citizen-Led Fracking Waste Ban"
July 10, 2017 - Town becomes the twenty-first in Connecticut to ban the
sale, use, and import of fracking waste by-products."An Interim Fix for GPGMail on Snow Leopard"le.name
October 12, 2009 - GPGMail has been an invaluable tool for users of both
GPG and Apple’s Mail application. Unfortunately, the marriage of GPG
to Mail has been a bittersweet relationship.
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