Monthly Archives: April 2016

Dianne Feinstein should resign

Here’s a nice opinion piece. By the Christian Science Monitor, no less. I concur. Dianne Feinstein has a history of getting policy around cryptography and security utterly and disastrously wrong. She backed the regressive ITAR regulations banning export of strong … Continue reading

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Attending a modern political debate

Don’t use pine for your sign handle. Instead, find some good ash or hickory, the kind they use to turn out good quality baseball bats and axe handles. For the sign itself, a thicker gauge of sheet steel is best. … Continue reading

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Feinstein wants to ban crypto again

Senator Dianne Feinstein is introducing a bill that attempts to ban the use of strong cryptography in the US. Link. She supported crypto bans in the 1990s. I was a constituent of hers then, wrote her with my concerns, and … Continue reading

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Yeah, pretty much done with GoDaddy

While I’m sure y’all are nice folks at GoDaddy, I think you get what you pay for in this industry. And I’m willing to pay a little more to get better service. Like, a web server infrastructure that doesn’t randomly … Continue reading

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Documentation is for the weak

I spent several hours reading some “documentation” today for a certain component of an enterprise product. Actually what I was doing was a repeated loop of the following: Go to a page with a promising-looking title (e.g., The Fuckwidget Survival … Continue reading

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