Monthly Archives: November 2012

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  It all starts with this hill. It all starts with a hill.  Quinnipiac University, not far from where I live, recently built a hill-top campus (“York Hill”).  I don’t know exactly how steep the hill is up to that … Continue reading

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The Slow Spark of High-Wheeled Boys

The percentage you’re paying is too high a priceWhile you’re living beyond all your meansAnd the man in the suit has just bought a new car From the profit he’s made on your dreamsBut today you just read that the … Continue reading

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Oh, and this.

Oh, and this. Worth a read.  Especially by the GOP. 

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Building a Near-Perfect Beast: Hacking the Real World

This project has been updated, in case you’re interested… I only encountered the term in my late 20s, but I can say firmly that I have always been a hacker.  OK, hacker is a term that today, everyone has heard.  … Continue reading

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The Windows is Dead, Long Live the Windows!

  Some of you know me enough to know that I have a serious retro streak.  Back in the ‘70s, when I was a ham radio operator, I hung out with a group that favored tube-based equipment over the newer, … Continue reading

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“Pardon me.” (attributed to Richard Milhouse Nixon).

OK.  I’ve been a little lax.  Three huge events have swept Connecticut in the past week or so:  Hurricane Sandy, The Nor’easter, and the 2012 election.  On that last topic, I have many things to say but I’m not going … Continue reading

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