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Like a Virtual Catacombs

Early Christians living in Rome were in a peculiar context. Their government was destined to increase persecution against their religion, and God wasn’t going to take Rome down for several centuries yet. This is not much like our situation in … Continue reading

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Human Politics 05

Be aware of the trends. Otherwise you can’t know enough to intelligently decide when to buck those trends. You have to count the cost of going your own way, and ensure that you know what you are getting into when … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends 09

First a little bikepacking update: Pray with me about the current situation. It’s really not about the planned-emic and quarantines. Camping on the ground in Oklahoma during the summer is very risky with biting insects. Their population is unusually high … Continue reading

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Trees in the Forest

Nimrod was relatively open and honest about his plans in Babylon. That’s the way it was with the ancients; they seldom saw a need to hide their strategy, only some tactics along the way. And why not? The “little people” … Continue reading

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Followup to Battle Stations

Ref: Battle Stations? Not Yet Here’s the fallout: My desktop is running Win10, which is what came with it. My laptop is running Xubuntu 19.10, which is very close to what came with it. I don’t have to tweak either … Continue reading

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Fix-it: Win10 1903 Update Breaks File Sharing

Short Version Once the 1903 update hit the Win10 computers my wife uses, the normal file-sharing setup quit working. This has to do with tightening security. If you have a significant number of computers on your network and you share … Continue reading

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BOHICA on Encryption

First, let’s remind ourselves of the basic principle of government: Nobody has any business poking around in your daily life if they aren’t related by blood or covenant. That comes down from our Creator. So far as I know, no … Continue reading

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The Geeks Will Never Understand

The next big war will involve some conventional weapons, and maybe even WMDs, but the real warfare will be virtual in nature. What really matters won’t be the killing of people and breaking things, but a dramatic shift in the … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Cyber Casualty

Just to clarify past grumbling here, I’m not likely to engage in political violence. I still believe a civil war has already started here in the US, but I have no interest in supporting either side directly. The only way … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Adventure: Upgrade from Win7

Today I performed my first hands-on upgrade of a client’s Win7 machine to Win10. Most of the time it should just adopt the Win7 license, but this one was hacked, so it required a new key. It was about $2 … Continue reading

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