The TSA must have had some help from their lawyers when they prepared the “Are You Travelling With Children” page on their website: ALERT! Babies should NEVER be left in an infant carrier while it goes through the X-ray machine. To paraphrase James Gregory: Sometime in the past, some NUT has said to his wife, [...]
Now here's something that's interesting to anybody who's doing e-Commerce. The credit card companies definitely do stick it to the merchants when it comes to fraudulent transactions, and they walk away enriched. Suit Claims Visa, Mastercard And Amex Profit From Fraud A new lawsuit has been filed against the major credit card companies – Visa, [...]
Funny. Scanning headlines I ran across this: Moosifer writes “Computerworld reports that in order to step on fewer 802.11b toes, the IEEE has reduced the actual throughput of 802.11g in its latest (and allegedly final) draft. I think I might keep old firmware on my linksys AP and card so that I can at least [...]
I've been using NewzCrawler as an aggregator lately, and I like it a lot. (Haven't you noticed that the number of posts is up exponentially?). The biggest drawback I see to using an aggregator is that you tend to post pointers to other stuff rather than developing your own compelling content, but it makes it [...]
Glenn Reynolds is playing with a new toy today, but reading his post, it occurs to me that I hardly ever touch a desktop computer anymore. Several months ago I bought a new Dell Inspiron 2650 laptop to replace my aging Toshiba-with-the-sorry-screen, and there's almost nothing that I haven't migrated to the laptop. My wife [...]
Dean Peters over at Heal Your Church Web Site has been up to something with his blog. Reading his post was like deja-vu for me, since I just went through something similar.
Well, this might be a positive sign… Federal IT security budgets to bloom Spending by federal agencies on information technology security will grow seven percent a year, according to a new study [via CNET News.com]
TechDirt always seems to find thought-provoking articles to post. Here's an interesting post and link to a store about some new technology that HP is developing that will essentially allow you to create a visual record of your day.
I second this emotion… It's Global Anti-Spam Day – But There's Nothing You Can Do I really had no idea that today is “Global Anti-Spam Day”, which is apparently being sponsored by Yahoo to “raise the profile” of the spam problem. I didn't know it needed any profile raising either. I don't think that's the [...]
ZDNet has published an interesting primer on Extreme Programming. [via Moreover - ZDNet] Also, see the XProgramming website.