Thank you NC department of revenue…

Saturday, January 27th, 2007

I heard on the local news last night that the North Carolina Department of Revenue has lost a laptop that had ~30,000 state taxpayers information on it. Social Security numbers/etc… The report I saw that the state has setup a hotline to “teach citizens about identity theft” and have sent letters to those affected. Thanks… [...]

New site domain

Tuesday, August 1st, 2006

Just by way of information….. I’ve seperated out the and domains now to point to a seperate web site with the main goal of simplifying and clarifying my computer services in the Asheville, NC area. I’ll keep the brief page on this site that gives an overview, but the new domain will [...]

Migrating Contacts from Evolution to Kontact

Saturday, December 24th, 2005

I’ve toyed around with the idea of migrating everything over to Kontact for my mail. I’ve used Evolution since moving over to linux, but there are some things about Kontact that just seem slicker to me. While I was doing the install, I had the laptop setup to receive messages through IMAP and used Kontact [...]

Western North Carolina Earthquake

Wednesday, August 24th, 2005

We had a slight earthquake around here in the last half hour. It sounds like Buncombe and Madison Counties felt it. The summary from USGS which I’ll include at the end seems to say it was 3.8 on the Richter Scale and centered near Hot Springs. We don’t get too many quakes in the Western [...]

Google as a tool for crackers

Thursday, July 21st, 2005

Google is a search tool which I use literally every day. Sometimes it’s multiple times per day. Sometimes I can’t imagine how I would function without being able to do a quick google search. There are some features that I don’t often use and in some ways have promised myself to use more in an [...]


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