Internet Safety Games

Monday, September 21st, 2009

A lot of people seem to be (rightly so) looking for internet safety games to help teach their children (and in some cases themselves) about safety online and what you should or shouldn’t say about yourself or where you live, etc. I’ve found a good collection of sites that have some internet safety games here…. [...]

Privacy concerns abound…

Tuesday, September 5th, 2006

Well, the weekend saw news stories of Google planning to eavesdrop over pc microphones to hear what you’re watching on tv to target ads….. (I’m not holding my breath on that one, but… I do know how to disconnect the microphone.) Also, there was the story of Browzar which was supposedly THE solution for private [...]

Multiseat X under linux

Tuesday, December 6th, 2005

Think about it: one pc, 3 monitors, 3 keyboards, 3 mice, 3 users all on the same machine at the same time doing different things. Ah yes, some of you are saying terminal clients, been there… Think of a standard whitebox pc powering it and a full graphical user interface and you have what’s known [...]

$100 notebooks for schoolkids around the world likely will run linux

Monday, November 14th, 2005

I was reading that Apple had offered free copies of OSX for the $100 laptop project aimed at bringing cheap laptops to schoolkids in the developing world and in some cases even here in the US. They don’t have the price down to $100 yet, but OSX was rejected because it isn’t open source, apparently [...]

My * messed up my computer

Tuesday, August 16th, 2005

Since the massive id theft ring was uncovered, I’ve been reading the Sunbeltblog frequently. Today, they have an interesting post about the various explanations for spyware on peoples computers. They tag it the “other person syndrome”. I’ve heard this before too. “Well, the neighbors kids were over and ever since then we’ve had all sorts [...]

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