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One thing I see over and over again is the e-mail from friends that obviously reveals that their e-mail addressbooks have been compromised. Blast, after blast, after blast. The consequences of having viruses, malware, trojans, or worms on your computer … Continue reading

AI

So here we go again. Lee Sedol is losing to Google’s AlphaGo. Man vs. machine. Jeopardy, chess, and now Go. The Internet is flooded with stories regarding the advancement of artificial intelligence based on this match. I will admit that … Continue reading

Cryptsetup

By now, most companies are employing disk encryption. Linux has for a long time supported disk encryption, and using it is imperative for mobile devices in case of loss or theft. Upon occasion, replacing the decryption key is a necessity, … Continue reading

Spectrum

Here are the frequency allocations in all of their glory, available from here. It’s interesting that the U.S. government auctions off spectrum for mobile carriers, who then pass this cost back on to the very people who “own” it. But … Continue reading