Monthly Archives: November 2010

Linux on Laptops: FAIL

In Ubuntu 10.10 on the Lenovo Thinkpad T401s, I wrote about my new work laptop and how happy I was to have it. Oh, how times have changed! TL;DR There seem to be some funky kernel/driver issues in recent kernels … Continue reading

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SMS Spam Filtering?

Recently I’ve seen SMS spam appearing on my Droid. That never happened a few years ago. It occurred to me that if this was Email instead of SMS, I’d have a “mark as spam” button to hit or the ability … Continue reading

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Sentaor Inhofe’s Poor Piloting Judgement

Reading this over at AVWeb make my blood boil. Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) says he won’t guarantee he’ll be more vigilant about checking NOTAMs after he landed on a closed runway occupied by maintenance workers ten days ago in Texas. … Continue reading

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