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Monthly Archive July, 2005

does anyone at MSFT get security?

July 28, 2005

So Windows Genuine Advantage has a hole in it: Microsoft “Genuine Advantage” cracked in 24h: window.g_sDisableWGACheck=’all’: Microsoft “Genuine Advantage” cracked in 24h: window.g_sDisableWGACheck=’all’ Cory Doctorow: AV sez, “This week, Microsoft started requiring users to verifiy their serial number before using Windows Update. This effort to force users to either buy XP or tell them where […]

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genius and it’s roots

July 26, 2005

Two notes on a similar topic, recently brought to light: scribble, scribble, scribble…: Who first ate an oyster? And was he put up to it by a buddy? I’ll give you two shiny rocks if you eat that. Who was the first guy who looked at a horse and thought I bet I could ride […]

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friday random ten

July 22, 2005

Love Is Everything / k.d. lang / Hymns of the 49th Parallel 1_I. Andante ma non troppo – Allegro energico / Sibelius, Jean (1865 – 1957) / The Complete Symphonies 1 (Disc 1) / Colin Davis & the Boston Symphony Orchestra Burning Down / R.E.M. / Dead Letter Office Requiem in D Minor, K.626: 3. […]

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your tax dollars at work

July 21, 2005

Went sailing on Puget Sound (or the Whulge) yesterday, from Edmonds to Kingston. Beautiful day for it, though my youngest Able Seaman succumbed to seasickness and chundered on the coaming . . . . Interesting to see that the Edmonds to Kingston ferry has a Coast Guard escort — two extremely fast patrol boats with […]

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