technology


The @AltNatParkSer twitter rebellion and other forms of #Resistance – #resist #altGovt

You might, or perhaps might not yet, have appreciated that there is a rising tide of rebellion on Twitter. Gosh, I wonder what inspired that to happen? Well, yes, having already observed the formal gagging of all National Park twitter accounts by the new administration because they tweeted out facts about the […]


Has the US National Park Service gone rogue? 1

The short TL;DR; answer is probably not, and officially they continue to maintain a politically neutral position. So what inspired the question? The National Mall, the bit of land between the US Capital and the Lincoln Memorial, is officially managed by the US National Park Service. As you are no […]


What the heck is a TOR Exit Node?

When writing about an analysis of the report on the Russian Hacking the other day, the following was mentioned … …What we’re seeing in this IP data is a wide range of countries and hosting providers. 15% of the IP addresses are Tor exit nodes. These exit nodes are used by anyone who […]


Russian Hacking … an analysis of the evidence 1

Because I use WordPress to host this site, I also use a well-known WordPress security plugin called wordfence. If you have a wordpress site, you probably should look into ramping up your security with wordfence or similar. I have the free version, and no this is not an ad. The price for […]


Will the EM Drive take us to the stars?

I’d really love it to be true, and dream about the possibility, but alas no, the EM drive will not be taking us to the stars. The concept has been bouncing around for some time now. The EM Drive, or to give it the more correct term, the radio frequency (RF) resonant cavity […]


What is the best source for accurate information?

The TL;DR; (Too Long; Didn’t Read) answer for the question in the subject line is that Wikipedia is. When you have vast swathes of the human population interacting on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter then it tends to naturally devolve into bubbles. For example those that support […]