Archive for July, 2004

Can you spot a Phish?

Head over to MailFrontier’s Phishing IQ test and see how you do. A recent survey found that 80% of people cannot distinguish them. Typically I can only pick them out by looking at the actual destination that the links go to (by mousing over them). Unfortunately Internet Explorer by default hides that information from most […]

Wikipedia Permalink

When you are citing Wikipedia as a reference one thing you need to be aware of is that it is always changing. It would be unfortunate if you quoted something from it, and later someone checked your reference and the quote had been edited out. What would be ideal is if they offered a “permalink” […]

This Land

In case you have not seen JibJab’s “This Land” you really should check it out. Better hurry since the copyright owner is treatening to sue. The parody is set to the tune of Woody Guthrie’s “This Land is Your Land“, and it would appear that even though the song was written in 1940 it is […]

X-Ray of a GPS Coke Can

You know those Coke cans with the GPS inside of them? They have been making a fuss with security types because they don’t quote know what is inside of them. Could be a listening device. Well in order to help anyone running an X-Ray machine not jump to the conclusion that it is an Improvised […]

Hello and welcome

This is my personal blog and home page. This is not to be confused with the Boise Software Developers Group home page where I will post information related to software development and the group. These pages will be reserved for more personal information that has little or nothing to do with software development. For those […]