I’m not the most politically savvy individual. I try to avoid political discussions. I’m not educated on all the issues surrounding this country and the world. In many cases I don’t even know enough to form an opinion, let alone converse intelligently. But I am a citizen of the United States. I vote. I pay [...]
Monthly Archive for June, 2010
I really like the Outer Banks. Despite the drive down to North Carolina taking 6 or 7 hours, it’s still better than Ocean City, Maryland. There are no crowds. No hotels. No drunken high school graduates. No tag checks on the beaches. Not a lot of enforcement on the beaches, either. The life guards in [...]
When it comes to interpreting lots of data, I prefer visuals. The following two graphs represent almost ten years of data from my monthly cell phone bills, dating back to the summer of 2001.
I’m sure that there are all sorts of correlations that could be made from this data, but the first thing I saw [...]
At the request of a client, I looked into providing Nagios notifications via Twitter.
Most of the implementations (curl, Net::Twitter, and py-nag) use basic authentication to Twitter’s JSON-based update API without the benefit of SSL. Some of these implementations are more full-featured than others, such as allowing private messages instead of directed messages. There’s also talk [...]
My course schedule for the Master’s of Science in Cyber Security, in chronological order:
Information System Security Engineering and Management
Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Analysis
Design and Analysis of Algorithms I
It also maps out what the heck I’m going to be doing until August 2012. I’m looking at two courses for [...]
Dear Mini Cooper owners,
What did I do to deserve this?
Are you two compensating for your smaller wheel bases? Or are you jealous of my lower monthly payment? What did I ever do to you? I’m not mad, but I’d like closure. And reimbursement for my cab ride to the office.
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