Category Archives: computing

My Favorite Superhero

Unfortunately, my computer hard drive crashed last week, so blog posts have been hard to come by. My replacement drive arrived the other day, and my talented man has spent many hours getting my computer up and running again. There’s … Continue reading

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Are You in the Loop?

Sindel Technology Solutions has now officially morphed into Green Loop IT Solutions. Stephen’s wardrobe has been updated with the addition of some sleek Green Loop polos. The company recently moved offices, so now Stephen has a bit of a longer … Continue reading

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The Field Engineer

Friends regularly ask me how Stephen likes his new job. In short, it’s a great fit for him! As you might remember, he began his job as Field Engineer for Sindel Technology Solutions on January 4th. Sindel is a computer … Continue reading

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A New Job for a New Year

On January 4th Stephen began his new job as Field Engineer for Sindel Technology Solutions. While it was a joy for him to work at Americus Logistics under his boss, Robert (a fellow Christian and a deacon at a sister … Continue reading

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The Founding Fathers are on Google Wave!

Several weeks ago, I got accepted to Google’s new collaborative communication tool, Google Wave.  Since then, despite watching the instructional videos and having several friends with accounts, I’ve hardly used it, mostly for want of ideas of useful things to … Continue reading

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Hello Again

I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted here, so here’s a picture of me with my birthday present, from my wife: It’s a binary clock (actually, it’s BCD, but who’s counting?).  Extra credit for anyone who can … Continue reading

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Open Source Alternatives

If you’ve ever wanted a free/open-source software package with similar features to an expensive commercial program but didn’t have the time or energy to look, Open Source Alternative is a great resource. Dozens of popular commercial programs are indexed by … Continue reading

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Unsecured wi-fi + Gmail = Bad News

Oy. Apparently it’s a really bad idea[ZDNet.com] to use GMail (or any other cookie-session based web service, for that matter) on a public or unsecured wi-fi hotspot. For GMail, logging in using https://www.gmail.com/ should head off this particular vulnerability, but … Continue reading

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Air travel links

With our vacation coming up tomorrow, I happened across a couple of interesting Wired.com articles on air travel. The first one discusses how it took a team of MIT grads to decipher airline airfare schemes. Sort of. This would explain … Continue reading

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Laptop parts on ebay

I’ve posted most of the salvageable components from my dead laptop on ebay. You can see those parts and a few other items I’m selling here. I’ll be adding a few more items over the next several days, including a … Continue reading

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