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Technocracy of War, Part 3

They had moved Pete that very hour to temporary solitary confinement. While it meant missing breakfast, this was one of the saner things, keeping informants away from the general population. In two days, Peter found himself being marched down that … Continue reading

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The Technocracy of War: Part 2

For Peter Jimmerson, the war was over — for now. For the past two years he had been in a running battle with some cracker slipping into his servers. This was no simple showboating; the cracker was needling him personally, … Continue reading

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The Technocracy of War: Part 1 (fiction)

The screens displayed before him were somewhat more colorful than the rest of them, the hundreds throughout the building. Still, it was the same old Bread and Butter, and it was his bread-n-butter. It was the reason he wore one … Continue reading

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Silly Disputes over Jobs and Apple

Go ahead and use your favorite search engine. You’ll find many tributes to Steve Jobs, and a growing number of slams. Dig a little deeper, and you’ll see a somewhat finer division among the tributes. Most say he did big … Continue reading

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Killer Solitaire Package: PySolFC

For quite some years I have been a fan of PySol. If any particular Linux distro dropped it, I dropped that distro. Eventually it seemed to have disappeared. But no, it was rescued by it’s own fan club, so to … Continue reading

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Paranoid Computer Security

You’ve probably heard the old joke: The computer which is most secure from online threats is the one which isn’t online. Most of us use our computers for entirely too many things. If it really is all you have, that’s … Continue reading

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Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

It’s like escaping an abusive relationship. Something about it keeps calling you back, but every time you go, some new bruise, some new heartbreak, and you walk away, vowing not to do it again. It’s not good for you, always … Continue reading

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