Stephen Michael Kellat alpacaherder@identi.ca

AdmiraltyHouse

Itinerant goatherd who lost the plot let alone his herd.

  • This worries me

    2016-09-28T02:15:25Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

    Krebs, B. (2016, September 25). The Democratization of Censorship. Retrieved from http://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/09/the-democratization-of-censorship/

  • Bibliographical Blogging...APA-Style Zotero Export

    2016-09-26T18:54:02Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

    Avni, B. (2016, September 22). When global villains write“international law.” Retrieved from http://nypost.com/2016/09/22/when-global-villains-write-international-law/

    Barone, M. (2016, September 24). If Hillary loses, Democrats face a long time in exile. Retrieved from http://nypost.com/2016/09/23/if-hillary-loses-democrats-face-a-long-time-in-exile/

    Bate, A. (2016, September 21). talkiepi: A Raspberry Pi Walkie-Talkie. Retrieved from https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/talkiepi-raspberry-pi-walkie-talkie/

    Branca, A. (2016, September 22). Analysis: Is it lawful self-defense to “run down” rioters surrounding your vehicle? Retrieved from http://legalinsurrection.com/2016/09/analysis-is-it-lawful-self-defense-to-run-down-rioters-surrounding-your-vehicle/

    Bressers, J. (2016, September 20). Is dialup still an option? Retrieved from http://sobersecurity.blogspot.com/2016/09/is-dialup-still-option.html

    Celona, L., Cohen, S., & Musumeci, N. (2016, September 23). Teacher beats up student who owed him money for weed. Retrieved from http://nypost.com/2016/09/23/teacher-beats-up-student-who-owed-him-money-for-weed/

    Clark, P. (2016, September 22). Blame the Banks for All Those Boring Chain Stores Ruining Your City. Bloomberg.com. Retrieved from http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-22/blame-the-banks-for-all-those-boring-chain-stores-ruining-your-city

    Condliffe, J. (2016, September 22). The spies who loved iPhones. Retrieved September 24, 2016, from https://www.technologyreview.com/s/602447/the-spies-who-loved-iphones/?utm_campaign=internal&utm_medium=homepage&utm_source=top-stories_4&set=602450

    Davis, N. (2016, September 20). Obesity gene no barrier to weight loss, study shows. The Guardian. Retrieved from https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/sep/20/obesity-gene-weight-loss-gain-study-diet?CMP=twt_gu

    Devlin, H. (2015, February 11). “Obesity genes” help determine size and shape, studies find. The Guardian. Retrieved from https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/feb/11/obesity-genes-help-determine-size-and-shape-studies-find

    Douglas, D. (2016, September 23). Glenn Reynolds “Planning on Quitting Twitter.” Retrieved from http://americanpowerblog.blogspot.com/2016/09/glenn-reynolds-planning-on-quitting.html

    Flynn, E. (2016, September 24). Clueless iPhone 7 owners tricked into DRILLING hole in their phones to “get a headphone jack.” Retrieved from https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/1845589/clueless-iphone-7-owners-tricked-into-drilling-hole-in-their-phones-to-get-a-headphone-jack/

    French, D. (2016, September 23). Dear University of Tennessee, Hands Off Glenn Reynolds. Retrieved from http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/440359/dear-university-tennessee-hands-instapundit-glenn-reynolds

    Frey, P. (2016a, September 22). “Run Them Down”: Instapundit Suspended from Twitter. Retrieved from http://patterico.com/2016/09/22/run-them-down-instapundit-suspended-from-twitter/

    Frey, P. (2016b, September 24). Patterico Joins RedState [Patterico’s Pontifications]. Retrieved from http://patterico.com/2016/09/24/patterico-joins-redstate/

    Frey, P. (2016c, September 24). The Time Ted Cruz Said: “I’m Going to Tell You What I Really Think.” Retrieved from http://www.redstate.com/patterico/2016/09/24/time-ted-cruz-said-“i’m-going-tell-really-think”/

    Gillespie, N. (2016, September 22). UPDATED! In Defense of Instapundit Glenn Reynolds, Suspended from Twitter for Suggesting Motorists “Run Down” Charlotte Protesters - Hit & Run. Retrieved from http://reason.com/blog/2016/09/22/glenn-reynolds-the-internets-instapundit

    Goodin, D. (2016, September 23). Why the silencing of KrebsOnSecurity opens a troubling chapter for the ‘Net. Retrieved September 26, 2016, from http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/09/why-the-silencing-of-krebsonsecurity-opens-a-troubling-chapter-for-the-net/

    Graff, G. M. (2016, September 21). Who’s In Charge of America After a Catastrophe? Who Knows? Retrieved September 22, 2016, from http://politi.co/2cIbVzN

    Hanson, V. D. (2016, September 22). A hard rain is going to fall. Retrieved September 25, 2016, from http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0916/hanson092216.php3

    Hinderaker, J. (2016, September 23). Hillary: The Third World Has a “Right” to Move to the United States. Retrieved from http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2016/09/hillary-the-third-world-has-a-right-to-move-to-the-united-states.php

    Ingraham, N. (2016, September 23). Law enforcement may target hate crime by analyzing Twitter. Retrieved from https://www.engadget.com/2016/09/23/law-enforcement-may-target-hate-crime-by-analyzing-twitter/

    Jeff Dunham. (2016). Why They Won’t Make Jokes About Hillary Clinton... Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9jhD_W0p1o

    Kolata, G. (2016, September 25). Why Do Obese Patients Get Worse Care? Many Doctors Don’t See Past the Fat. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/26/health/obese-patients-health-care.html

    McArdle, M. (2016, September 23). The Depression Was Great for the American Kitchen. Bloomberg View. Retrieved from http://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-09-23/the-depression-was-great-for-the-american-kitchen

    Microsoft ScanDisk. (2015, July 2). In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Microsoft_ScanDisk&oldid=669596967

    Morrisey, E. (2016, September 22). Hmmm: Twitter suspends Instapundit over “Run them down” response to road-blocking rioters. Retrieved from http://hotair.com/archives/2016/09/22/hmmm-twitter-suspends-instapundit-run-response-road-blocking-protesters/

    Murphy, E., Crick, T., & Davenport, J. H. (2016). An Analysis of Introductory University Programming Courses in the UK. arXiv:1609.06622 [Cs]. Retrieved from http://arxiv.org/abs/1609.06622

    Myers, R. (2016, September 23). OK, I admit it. I regret voting Remain. Retrieved September 24, 2016, from http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/09/23/ok-i-admit-it-i-regret-voting-remain/

    neo conservative. (n.d.). Silence of the BLM’s. Retrieved from http://hallsofmacadamia.blogspot.com/2016/09/silence-of-blms_23.html

    O’Neill, N. (2016, September 23). Nirvana baby recreates iconic album cover 25 years later. Retrieved from http://nypost.com/2016/09/23/nirvana-baby-recreates-iconic-album-cover-25-years-later/

    Parsons, J. (2016, September 21). Reddit brings down North Korea’s entire internet. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from http://www.mirror.co.uk/tech/reddit-brings-down-north-koreas-8881736

    Reynolds, G. (2016, September 22). OPENED UP TWITTER TO SEE THIS. Retrieved from https://pjmedia.com/instapundit/244534/

    Ridley, J. (2016, September 20). I was an anti-vax crackpot — until this happened. Retrieved from http://nypost.com/2016/09/20/i-was-an-anti-vax-crackpot-until-this-happened/

    Solomon. (2016, September 23). SNAFU!: Friday Funny. Military to Civilian translation guide. Retrieved from http://snafu-solomon.blogspot.com/2016/09/friday-funny-military-to-civilian.html

    Sperry, P. (2016, September 24). Why did feds grant immunity to Hillary’s “highly improper” aide? Retrieved from http://nypost.com/2016/09/24/why-did-feds-grant-immunity-to-hilllarys-highly-improper-aide/

    Timpf, K. (2016, September 23). University of Minnesota Librarians Encouraged to Fight Microaggressions. Retrieved September 26, 2016, from http://www.nationalreview.com/article/440354/university-of-minnesota-librarians-microaggressions

    Vault72. (n.d.). HOBO MARKINGS: LANGUAGE OF SURVIVAL. Retrieved from http://preparedcitizenwsg.blogspot.com/2011/03/hobo-markings-language-of-survival.html

    Walsh, F. (2016, September 26). Body fat link to bacteria in faeces. BBC News. Retrieved from http://www.bbc.com/news/health-37452630

    Wegmann, P. (2016, September 25). Conservatives Go to Spending Plan B to Avoid Shutdown. Retrieved from http://dailysignal.com/2016/09/25/house-conservatives-resort-to-spending-plan-b-to-avoid-government-shutdown/

    Welch, A. (2016, September 1). Do you live in one of America’s fattest states? Retrieved September 26, 2016, from http://www.cbsnews.com/news/americas-fattest-states-obesity-rates/

    Wolf, L. H. (2016, September 23). Choose the Form of the Destructor. Retrieved from http://www.redstate.com/leon_h_wolf/2016/09/23/choose-form-destructor/

  • Questions, Questions...

    2016-09-24T22:27:49Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

    This was in a quiz for a class I'm taking on public administration. I picked the one that is the correct answer. Then again, in retrospect, I'm probably cynical enough that I might have went with one or more of the others.

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  • Clock Is Running

    2016-09-24T22:20:35Z via Dianara To: Public , lnxwalt@microca.st CC: Followers

    There is no budget passed for FY2017 for the US federal government yet. What does that mean? Legal authority to spend money to operate the federal government goes away as of 12:01 AM on October 1, 2016. If you'd like a timer from timeanddate.com you can use one here: http://timeanddate.com/s/32nx


    Senator Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority Leader, laid down in the Senate through procedural tricks a last, best, final offer for moving forward with stopgap funding. He's not assured of having enough votes to pass it. President Obama may veto the bloody thing. The House of Represenatives is a wildcard in the mix, too.


    If a so-called government shutdown occurs, I go on furlough like normal. The problem is that many other federal civil servants either go on furlough too (non-pay suspension) or have to work without pay until the Congress and the President get their crap together. Generally security/safety/defense personnel stay on the job unpaid while most other positions like mine are deemed "unexcepted" which means the functions people like me perform stop in the meantime.


    The big test vote is Tuesday in the early evening. The Grand Game is underway again. Sadly these are statesmen playing it.

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    Claes Wallin (韋嘉誠) , Claes Wallin (韋嘉誠) , Doug Whitfield , Stephen Michael Kellat and 1 others shared this.

    During the shutdown during the sequester a few years ago, I was able to continue working. As far as I remember, my pay was a few days later than normal, but still before the official payday. We had a fifty-mile limit, so I couldn't make my normal support trips to offices three hours away (meaning some of their tech issues remained unresolved until a budget was signed).

    lnxwalt@microca.st at 2016-09-25T02:29:45Z

    >> lnxwalt@microca.st:

    “During the shutdown during the sequester a few years ago, I was able to continue working. As far as I remember, my pay was a few days later than normal, but still before the official payday. We had a fifty-mile limit, so I couldn't make my normal support trips to offices three hours away (meaning some of their tech issues remained unresolved until a budget was signed).”

    Stafford Act money is close to a permanent appropriation so you don't get caught like I do. Agencies funded by user fees like the Defense Finance and Accounting Service won't get caught and Social Security Administration is part of "mandatory spending" which means they have a permanent appropriation so they won't go anywhere. This is never a total, utter systems crash.


    In my original post I was missing the word "not" in front of the word "statesmen". This situation can be changed to be avoided. None of the people in DC have the courage to do it, though.

    Stephen Michael Kellat at 2016-09-25T18:32:26Z

    I hate bumping this but the vote in the Senate on the Continuing Resolution failed not once but twice today.  The clock continues to run and nobody has a viable plan.

    Stephen Michael Kellat at 2016-09-28T02:10:26Z

    The good news is the Continuing Resolution passed and was signed into law today. We get to replay this clusterfrak in December when the Continuing Resolution runs out on December 9th!

    Stephen Michael Kellat at 2016-09-30T01:49:05Z

  • Thinking ahead

    2016-09-21T02:04:41Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

    So, if {INSERT CANDIDATE NAME HERE} wins the US presidency, will we be having a civic revival through constant usage in public settings of Yakety Sax or "The Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme)" in lieu of more common US anthems and themes?

  • Flushing The Past Week From Zotero

    2016-09-18T21:34:03Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

    Althouse, A. (2016, September 16). Apple’s new iPhone software suggests a “nerd” emoji when you type “professor.” Retrieved from http://althouse.blogspot.com/2016/09/apples-new-iphone-software-suggests.html

    Brodkin, J. (2016, September 16). Verizon Wireless data meter accuracy questioned after $9,100 bill. Retrieved September 17, 2016, from http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2016/09/verizon-wireless-data-meter-accuracy-questioned-after-9100-bill/

    Carr, H. (2016, September 14). Carr: Some Quick, easy steps to tell if you’re a deplorable. Retrieved September 18, 2016, from http://www.bostonherald.com/news/columnists/howie_carr/2016/09/carr_some_quick_easy_steps_to_tell_if_you_re_a_deplorable

    Caruso, J. (2016a, September 15). Donald Trump Jr. Flubs Valid Media Criticism With “Warming Up The Gas Chamber” Reference. Retrieved from http://www.redstate.com/jaycaruso/2016/09/15/donald-trump-jr-flubs-valid-media-criticism-warming-gas-chamber-reference/

    Caruso, J. (2016b, September 15). Paul Ryan: Donald Trump Should Release His Tax Returns. Retrieved from http://www.redstate.com/jaycaruso/2016/09/15/paul-ryan-donald-trump-release-tax-returns/

    Carvajal, J., Wiliem, A., Sanderson, C., & Lovell, B. (2016). Towards Miss Universe Automatic Prediction: The Evening Gown Competition. arXiv:1604.07547 [Cs]. Retrieved from http://arxiv.org/abs/1604.07547

    Dabbs, A. (2016, August 5). Render crashing PCs back to their component silicon: They deserve it. Retrieved from http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/08/05/pcs_crashing_only_when_my_back_is_turned_its_the_same_old_dune/

    Dear Al-Jazeera: Why Steal Our Code? (2016, September 18). Retrieved September 18, 2016, from https://www.scrollytelling.io/al-jazeera.html

    Dershowitz, A. M. (2016, September 14). This Election is Unpredictable. Retrieved September 18, 2016, from https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/8937/unpredictable-election

    Dillaway, W. (2016, September 14). County prepares for nuclear emergency. Retrieved September 15, 2016, from http://www.starbeacon.com/news/local_news/county-prepares-for-nuclear-emergency/article_94b43ddc-cd9d-539c-9973-d2cce396d243.html

    Donald, H. M. (2016, September 7). The lies told by the Black Lives Matter movement. Retrieved from http://nypost.com/2016/09/06/the-lies-told-by-the-black-lives-matter-movement/

    Feldman, N. (2016, September 15). This Loophole Ends the Privacy of Social Security Numbers. Bloomberg View. Retrieved from http://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-09-15/this-loophole-ends-the-privacy-of-social-security-numbers

    Geraghty, J. (2016, September 14). The Coming Crisis Years. Retrieved September 18, 2016, from http://www.nationalreview.com/article/440034/barack-obamas-celebrity-presidency-faces-dangerous-world

    Goldsmith, J. (2016, September 17). Op-ed: Why President Obama won’t, and shouldn’t, pardon Snowden. Retrieved September 18, 2016, from http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/09/op-ed-why-president-obama-wont-and-shouldnt-pardon-snowden/

    Gonen, Y., Cohen, S., Moore, T., & Golding, B. (2016, September 12). Clinton team avoided ER to conceal details of her medical treatment. Retrieved from http://nypost.com/2016/09/12/clinton-skips-out-on-emergency-room-during-health-episode/

    Gottry, J. (2016, September 9). When Liberty Forces 18 Girls Into a Single-Stall Shower Room. Retrieved from http://dailysignal.com/2016/09/09/when-liberty-forces-18-girls-into-a-single-stall-shower-room/?utm_source=TDS_Email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MorningBell&mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTVdJeU9EZGlabUk1TkRreSIsInQiOiJDeDNlMTZpNmRYaVZKXC9mZ3U1VGJFdHhqSTFwZk04VEhWdlpjVHRFaU9TZ08xbDZ2WkI0NCtucFRKcGtKK0VWVUZETXJtbm1UUDFFcXY1QVRPWUtGQTJrSnVoSjNJSFI0U2hZSDkwOHFSdVU9In0=

    Graff, G. (2016, September 9). “We”re the Only Plane in the Sky’. Retrieved September 18, 2016, from http://politi.co/2cavr5C

    Griffin, A. (2016, September 13). Breakthrough technique could let men have babies with each other. Retrieved September 15, 2016, from http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/gay-couples-babies-men-give-birth-discovery-breakthrough-new-technique-fertilisation-no-mother-a7249066.html

    Halper, D. (2016, September 12). Clinton headquarters is a cesspool of disease. Retrieved from http://nypost.com/2016/09/12/clinton-headquarters-is-a-cesspool-of-disease/

    Harsanyi, D. (2016, September 16). Why the Conservative Admiration of Putin Is Dangerous. Retrieved September 18, 2016, from http://www.nationalreview.com/article/440095/donald-trump-vladimir-putin-praise-dangerous

    Howe, C. (2016a, September 15). This Is Your Brain on Trump. Retrieved from http://www.redstate.com/absentee/2016/09/15/brain-trump/

    Howe, C. (2016b, September 18). TERROR IN NEW YORK CITY. Retrieved from http://www.redstate.com/absentee/2016/09/18/terror-new-york-city/

    Iskounen, S., Nguyen, T. M. T., & Monnet, S. (2016). WiFi-Direct Simulation for INET in OMNeT++. arXiv:1609.04604 [Cs]. Retrieved from http://arxiv.org/abs/1609.04604

    Kupfer, L. (2016, September 15). Shailene Woodley wants schools to teach girls to masturbate. Retrieved from http://pagesix.com/2016/09/15/shailene-woodley-wants-schools-to-teach-girls-to-masturbate/

    Lasar, M. (2016, August 27). Pandora: when everything else stalls, you can always try radio. Retrieved from http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2016/08/27/pandora-dispatch-when-everything-else-stalls-you-can-always-try-radio/

    McCarthy, K. (2016, September 12). Delete Google Maps? Go ahead, says Google, we’ll still track you. Retrieved from http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/09/12/turn_off_location_services_go_ahead_says_google_well_still_track_you/

    Mendelsohn, T. (2016, September 16). Russia bans Pornhub, YouPorn—tells citizens to “meet someone in real life.” Retrieved September 18, 2016, from http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/09/russia-bans-pornhub-youporn-tells-citizens-to-meet-someone-in-real-life/

    New York bombing motivation “unknown.” (2016, September 18). BBC News. Retrieved from http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-37402130

    No Pardon for Snowden. (2016, September 16). Retrieved September 18, 2016, from http://www.nationalreview.com/article/440096/edward-snowden-pardon-opposition

    Podhoretz, J. (2016, September 17). The liberal establishment’s Clinton obsession is blowing up in its face. Retrieved from http://nypost.com/2016/09/17/the-liberal-establishments-clinton-obsession-is-blowing-up-in-its-face/

    Preuss, A. (2016, September 1). Vandalized crosswalk signs show obscene gesture in Houston. Retrieved September 18, 2016, from http://www.cnn.com/2016/09/01/us/houston-crosswalks-vandalized/index.html

    Reynolds, G. H. (2016). Looking Ahead: October Term 2016 (SSRN Scholarly Paper No. ID 2838343). Rochester, NY: Social Science Research Network. Retrieved from http://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=2838343

    Riley, N. S. (2016, September 17). This account of being a substitute teacher will make you fear for our future. Retrieved from http://nypost.com/2016/09/17/this-account-of-being-a-substitute-teacher-will-make-you-fear-for-our-future/

    Ross, K. (2016, September 14). Dr. James Dobson Is Supporting Trump For The Most Bizarre Reason Possible. Retrieved from http://www.redstate.com/kimberly_ross/2016/09/14/dobson-supporting-trump-bizarre-reason/

    Schneier, B. (2016, September 13). Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet. Retrieved from https://www.lawfareblog.com/someone-learning-how-take-down-internet

    Skorobogatov, S. (2016). The bumpy road towards iPhone 5c NAND mirroring. arXiv:1609.04327 [Cs]. Retrieved from http://arxiv.org/abs/1609.04327

    Smith, M. (2016, May 26). Canada Is Using Lasers and Robots to Study a Mysterious Curling “Frankenbroom.” Retrieved September 18, 2016, from http://motherboard.vice.com/read/canada-is-using-lasers-and-robots-to-study-a-mysterious-curling-frankenbroom

    Solway, D. (2016, September 13). Why Socialism Will Always Be with Us. Retrieved September 17, 2016, from http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2016/09/why_socialism_will_always_be_with_us.html

    Spencer, D. (2016, September 18). Priebus Threatens the RNC May Block Bush, Cruz and Kasich from Running Again. Retrieved from http://www.redstate.com/california_yankee/2016/09/18/priebus-threatens-rnc-may-block-bush-cruz-kasich-running/

    Tiloca, M., Stagkopoulou, A., & Dini, G. (2016). Performance and Security Evaluation of SDN Networks in OMNeT++/INET. arXiv:1609.04554 [Cs]. Retrieved from http://arxiv.org/abs/1609.04554

    Tsvetkova, M., García-Gavilanes, R., Floridi, L., & Yasseri, T. (2016). Even Good Bots Fight. arXiv:1609.04285 [Physics]. Retrieved from http://arxiv.org/abs/1609.04285

    von Spakovsky, H. (2016, September 15). The High Court Declines to Stay Ohio Early Voting and Same-Day Registration Case. Retrieved September 18, 2016, from http://www.nationalreview.com/article/440060/supreme-court-ohio-early-voting-same-day-registration-changes-can-go-forward

    Waddell, K. (2016, August 24). All the Ways Your Wi-Fi Router Can Spy on You. The Atlantic. Retrieved from http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/08/wi-fi-surveillance/497132/

    White, A. (2016, September 16). Home-Grown Sedition. Retrieved September 18, 2016, from http://www.nationalreview.com/article/440091/oliver-stones-snowden-romanticizes-sedition-betrayal

    Yuko, E. (2016, September 16). When You Look Pregnant, but You’re Not. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/18/well/family/when-you-look-pregnant-but-youre-not.html

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  • 2016-09-18T14:34:17Z via AndStatus To: Public

    Rumble (Off-the-grid micro-blogging application for communities) - https://f-droid.org/app/org.disrupted.rumble
    @alpacaherder@identi.ca I just noticed that yesterday. Communities and groups that intend to use Rumble for communicating without reliance on the global network of networks will need to adopt it or something similar *before* any situation where they need something it. Time for testing and experimentation, then possibly advocacy and marketing.

    lnxwalt@microca.st at 2016-09-18T19:38:13Z

    >> lnxwalt@microca.st:

    “@alpacaherder@identi.ca I just noticed that yesterday. Communities and groups that intend to use Rumble for communicating without reliance on the global network of networks will need to adopt it or something similar *before* any situation where they need something it. Time for testing and experimentation, then possibly advocacy and marketing.”

    That's what we've been learning about in Continuity of Operations class. Code by itself won't save you. Training and doctrine for its use are part of the mix too.

    Stephen Michael Kellat at 2016-09-18T19:56:55Z

  • This is an oddball answer

    2016-09-17T20:27:27Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

    It says that it has 75% confidence Xubuntu is the right distro for me: http://distrochooser.de/?r=l&answers=2,5,34,8,19,10,11,14,16,17,23,36,28,39,41,43


    I'm using Xubuntu right now, mind you.

  • As seen in Ashtabula Township...Cynicism!

    2016-09-12T23:52:19Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

    The pizza there is quite delicious, though!

    lnxwalt@microca.st , Alex Jordan like this.

    could you explain please?

    bensonmum at 2016-09-13T21:44:33Z

  • In light of the terrible news today with Mrs. Clinton

    2016-09-11T22:32:02Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

    Mrs. Clinton got really sick today at a 9/11 remembrance event and was carried like a rag doll by the security detail into a van. News leaked later she's been diagnosed with pneumonia. She's been having coughing fits at campaign rallies recently. This discussion of contingencies becomes sadly relevant to keep in mind if either candidate, both of whom are nearly as old as Ronald Reagan was when he first took office, get sick or sicker:


    Rastogi, N., & Issenberg, S. (2008, September 29). Dead by Election Day. Slate. Retrieved from http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2008/09/dead_by_election_day.html



  • Saturday Night Bibliography Posting

    2016-09-11T03:29:10Z via Pumpa To: Public CC: Followers

    Works Found

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  • Grumble

    2016-09-11T02:28:26Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

    Well that was a fun three hour power outage. Yessiree, thank you FirstEnergy of Ohio...

  • Talking Dollars

    2016-09-04T22:45:51Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

    One of the hardest topics to talk about in a blog post is business. When it comes to the world of free software, it is generally assumed that there is an algorithm to take care of that. There are also folks out there who are dismissive of “business concerns” and lay concern that nobody should be concerned about your business model while they themselves receive compensation for work in someone else’s business model.


    I haven’t had much time due to the pressures of my job to spend on the fundraising campaign to raise money to get out of my job. Yes, it is an unfortunate catch. There was a research project proposed that may need some tweaks now but fundamentally remains concerned with reviewing access methods to the Internet via satellite. Considering the SpaceX disaster recently that destroyed Facebook’s hardware that was to be deployed to space for Internet.org-based access, it is still a live topic without much open or published research. The basis for even doing such a thing started with a satellite called PACSAT launched in the early 1990s but to hear talk of these satellites today you’d think it was a totally new innovation.


    By the numbers:


    Total Sought

    $80,000.00



    Year 1 Annual Compensation

    $20,000.00

    Year 2 Annual Compensation

    $20,000.00

    Office Rent (Both Years)

    $12,000.00

    Communications (Both Years)

    $5,000.00

    Printing (Year Two)

    $3,000.00

    Travel (Year Two)

    $2,000.00

    Taxes & Other Compliance Costs (Year Zero)

    $18,000.00


    Now, these numbers at immediate face value look bizarre. What could cost so much? Isn’t research free to conduct? Shouldn’t anyone be glad they have a great employer?


    First and foremost, bear in mind that I am a civil servant. If you are having a difficult time watching news about the US presidential election, imagine what it looks like to me. The outcome of the election leads to a new chief executive and that may lead to many changes at work. None of the impending scenarios look that great that may yet take effect as of inauguration at 12:01 PM Eastern Time on January 20, 2017.


    Research isn’t free to conduct. It takes time and that has a cost. Printing the results of research and presenting it somewhere also costs money, too. Working out of my home is not as doable as it might have been previously due to the number of family members being housed under one roof making it hard to have work space set aside. On the other hand there is a nice luthier’s workspace here.


    Some specific structures were decided upon in putting this together. First and foremost was the need for leasing office space. As noted above, I don’t have space to work out of home easily. Since the original proposal happened to have some actual functional research to it involving the mounting of antenna masts and other equipment, finding space elsewhere would be important. I put a new roof on the house not that long ago and do not have that much space to place antennae.


    This would have been structured as sole proprietor. That means that the judgment call was made that the project was small enough to not require the founding of a company to sustain a time-limited endeavor. After canvassing multiple potential fiscal sponsors, there was not a suitable match available in northeast Ohio that could be found either. Apparently smaller questions like this don’t fit places like an already existing aerospace institute (not big enough) and too many local academic institutions are too focused on social justice/LGBT issues nowadays to do much cross-functional information science research. Paying the various fees to the Ohio Secretary of State for incorporation plus the minimum of $850 in user fees to the Internal Revenue Service itself to ask it for non-profit status was thought to be overkill for just one research project alone.


    In the sole proprietor status, all money received would book as income directly to me and I would be taxed on all of it. I would take a direct tax hit in one year even though the project is designed to run for two years. Ideally the running time was planned to be January 2017 through December 2018. Considering who my current employer as a civil servant happens to be, I’m actually well-trained for handling the paperwork involved in such issues and handling compliance in reporting the income. That’s also why such a hefty chunk is broken out in the amounts above for paying taxes as well as covering other compliance costs. Income isn’t tax-free when you’re starting from scratch. This is the least complicated option financially and structurally.


    As to the other figures, they’re not that hard. The annual compensation is a bit of a cut in pay from what I currently earn per year. I would be able to pay the mortgage but won’t be buying diamond rings for anybody any time soon. Telecommunications costs are projected based upon the not very competitive market locally. Printing would involve having copies of the project final report produced for distribution. Travel would involve getting to a conference location to speak.


    These aren’t the simplest decisions to make on how to proceed in setting things up. They are the difference between trying to proceed and giving up. As we continue to reinvent the wheel in providing Internet via satellite yet don’t have a strong literature base about such forms of data transmission, there is a hole to be filled. Waiting for the perfect fiscal structure to support such research may easily result in the research becoming moot as time slips away.


    Some dollars have actually been received. Admittedly the goal is still pretty far away. I’ve not come close to “packing it in” and giving up just yet. Funds can still be donated here: https://www.generosity.com/education-fundraising/fixing-potholes-of-the-information-superhighway



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  • Google deletes a decade’s effort without warning

    Steve Dowe at 2016-09-03T19:53:50Z via AndStatus To: Public

    Google deletes a decade’s effort without warning https://dowe.io/2016/08/google-deletes-decades-effort-without-warning.html

    A warning about thinking twice before relying on megacorp cloud providers:

    http://www.vox.com/2016/7/30/12303070/dennis-cooper-blog-deleted-google

    #cloud #google #blogger #gmail

    The post Google deletes a decade’s effort without warning appeared first on dowe.io.

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    They also moved their GTalk users to Hangouts without any warning that doing so disconnected them from the wider Jabber/XMPP network.


    They're nice like that...

    JanKusanagi at 2016-09-02T16:03:51Z

    Bd Sn , lnxwalt@microca.st , Alex Jordan , Steve Dowe like this.

    @dowie@identi.ca if it's your data and you care about it you should be making and testing appropriate backups

    der.hans at 2016-09-05T01:47:54Z

  • laziness

    joeyh at 2016-08-31T21:55:49Z via AndStatus To: Public

    Fixed a bug yesterday where laziness made my code 16 times as fast as it was supposed to be.

    Alex Jordan , jasonriedy@fmrl.me , Christopher Allan Webber , Claes Wallin (韋嘉誠) like this.

    Stephen Michael Kellat , Claes Wallin (韋嘉誠) shared this.

    Indeed, or benchmarking..

    joeyh at 2016-08-31T21:28:42Z

    Christopher Allan Webber likes this.

    @joeyh@identi.ca Good you finally got around to making that code slower. Code execution speedup due to laziness is pandemic. Wait....

    EricxDu at 2016-09-01T18:01:03Z

  • Sudden realization

    2016-08-31T02:52:41Z via Identi.ca Web To: Public CC: Followers

    FOAAS got some upgrades?
  • Douglas Perkins at 2016-08-30T11:06:27Z via AndStatus To: Public

    On Debian sid, Dianara seg faults.

    $ dianara
    Dianara v1.3.4 - JanKusanagi 2012-2016
    https://jancoding.wordpress.com/dianara

    - Built with Qt v4.8.7
    - Running with Qt v4.8.7

    To see debug messages while running, use --debug

    Using Qt translation /usr/share/qt4/translations/qt_en_US.utf8... Unavailable
    Using program translation :/translations/dianara_en_US.utf8... Unavailable

    Segmentation fault
    Some change in packages in the last two days. Speculation is a dependency that isn't listed as a dependency? Dunno.

    This means that right now on Sid, APT versions of both Pumpa and Dianara are non-functional. :-(

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    The version from Sid repos works OK on my up-to-date Sid machine.


    Investigating now...


    You could run it with --debug to see what the last lines before the segfault are.


    It might be the case that your qca-openssl plugin has been removed, but it's probably set as a hard dependency of the package, so it shouldn't be possible...


    EDIT: confirmed, libqca2-plugin-ossl is a hard dependency, so it must be something else.


    You could, also, try running it with "--config somename" to use a different configuration, and see it that makes it work (with a blank config).

    JanKusanagi at 2016-08-30T02:23:39Z

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    Thanks for the quick look!

    Best guess is it's a bug in Qt. Another program, TagainiJisho, segfaults too, and neither of these was updated in the last few days.
    $ dianara --debug
    Dianara v1.3.4 - JanKusanagi 2012-2016
    https://jancoding.wordpress.com/dianara

    - Built with Qt v4.8.7
    - Running with Qt v4.8.7

    Debug messages enabled

    Using Qt translation /usr/share/qt4/translations/qt_en_US.utf8... Unavailable
    Using program translation :/translations/dianara_en_US.utf8... Unavailable

    Data directory: "/home/d/.local/share/data/JanCoding/Dianara"
    Qt widget style in use: "windows"
    System iconset: "hicolor"
    Icon theme search paths: ("/usr/share/xfce4/icons", "/usr/local/share/icons", "/usr/share/icons", "/usr/share/icons", ":/icons")
    >> No system iconset (or hicolor) configured; trying to use Oxygen
    PumpController: about to initialize QOAuth.
     ** If you built Dianara with Qt 5, you'll probably get a crash!
    Dianara is already authorized for user ID: "dper@microca.st"

    *Snip.*

    PumpController created
    GlobalObject::syncFontSettings() - font info sync'd
    GlobalObject created
    FilterChecker created
    EmailChanger created
    ProfileEditor created
    ASObject created ""
    ASObject created ""
    ASActivity created ""
    AvatarButton() Using placeholder, downloading real avatar now
    PumpController() Avatar not cached, downloading ""
    AvatarButton created
    ASObject::canDisplayObject() - Unsupported: ""
    ASObject::canDisplayObject() - Unsupported: ""
    MinorFeedItem created
    MinorFeed created
    ASObject created ""
    ASObject created ""
    ASActivity created ""
    AvatarButton() Using placeholder, downloading real avatar now
    PumpController() Using cached avatar, or it is pending download...
    AvatarButton created
    ASObject::canDisplayObject() - Unsupported: ""
    ASObject::canDisplayObject() - Unsupported: ""
    MinorFeedItem created
    MinorFeed created
    ASObject created ""
    ASObject created ""
    ASActivity created ""
    AvatarButton() Using placeholder, downloading real avatar now
    PumpController() Using cached avatar, or it is pending download...
    AvatarButton created
    ASObject::canDisplayObject() - Unsupported: ""
    ASObject::canDisplayObject() - Unsupported: ""
    MinorFeedItem created
    MinorFeed created
    PeopleWidget created
    AudienceSelector created "'To' List"
    PeopleWidget created
    AudienceSelector created "'Cc' List"
    Composer box created
    setting Publisher to minimum mode
    AudienceSelector::restoreSelected()
    AudienceSelector::restoreSelected()
    Publisher created
    BannerNotification created
    PageSelector created
    ASObject created "demo-post-id"
    ASObject created ""
    ASActivity created "demo-activity-id"
    AvatarButton() Using placeholder, downloading real avatar now
    PumpController() Using cached avatar, or it is pending download...
    AvatarButton created
    HClabel created
    HClabel created
    HClabel created
    HClabel created
    Composer box created
    Commenter created
    Updating Post() data from activity...
    Updating Post() data from object...
    Post has 0 images included...
    Post created "demo-post-id"
    TimeLine created
    PageSelector created
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    Douglas Perkins at 2016-08-30T06:12:43Z

    Weird... do you use any kind of japanese input system? I mean SCIM stuff, or equivalent.


    Also, although at this point I doubt it would help: did you try with "--config somenewconfig" for an alternate blank configuration?

    JanKusanagi at 2016-08-30T11:53:10Z

    I use ibus-mozc for Japanese language input.

    I tried with "--config somenewconfig" and got the same behavior as above.

    Douglas Perkins at 2016-08-30T13:15:59Z

  • This Week in WTF (Day Late Edition)

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    ———. "Hillary Introduces America to the Term 'alt-Right' — The 'emerging Racist Ideology' — and Trump Calls Hillary A 'bigot.'" Althouse, August 26, 2016. http://althouse.blogspot.com/2016/08/hillary-introduces-america-to-term-alt.html.

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    Berman, Steve. "73 Days." The Resurgent, August 26, 2016. http://theresurgent.com/73-days/.

    Booker, Christopher. "The Secret History of the EU, Written on an Italian Prison Island, Reveals Why the Project Is Doomed." The Telegraph, August 27, 2016. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/08/27/the-secret-history-of-the-eu-written-on-an-italian-prison-island/.

    "Bra Company Boss Forces Male Employees to Experience E-Cup Boobs." Accessed August 28, 2016. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/bra-company-boss-forces-male-8708563.

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    Buchanan, James Gallagher, Rachael, and Andrew Luck-Baker. "Depression: A Revolution in Treatment?" BBC News, August 24, 2016, sec. Health. http://www.bbc.com/news/health-37166293.

    Cleveland 19 Digital Team. "'The "Drug Store" Is Closed': Wooster Police Bust Three Alleged Heroin Dealers." Cleveland 19 News, August 26, 2016. http://www.cleveland19.com/story/32849093/the-drug-store-is-closed-wooster-police-bust-three-heroin-dealers.

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    Erturk, Emre, and Santiago Obrutsky. "Multimedia Storage in the Cloud Using Amazon Web Services: Implications for Online Education." arXiv:1608.07085 [Cs], August 25, 2016. http://arxiv.org/abs/1608.07085.

    Ferretti, Stefano, and Gabriele D'Angelo. "Smart Shires: The Revenge of Countrysides (Extended Version)." arXiv:1604.07076 [Cs], June 2016, 756–59. doi:10.1109/ISCC.2016.7543827.

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    French, David. "The Idiocy of the #CocksNotGlocks Movement." National Review, August 25, 2016. http://www.nationalreview.com/article/439370/cocks-not-glocks-gun-control-activists-idiotic-logic.

    Fyfe, Duncan, Forrest Wickman, and Marissa Martinelli. "The Strange Reason Nearly Every Film Ends by Saying It's Fiction (You Guessed It: Rasputin!)." Slate, August 26, 2016. http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2016/08/26/the_bizarre_true_story_behind_the_this_is_a_work_of_fiction_disclaimer.html.

    Gallagher, Sean. "Trading in Stock of Medical Device Paused after Hackers Team with Short Seller." Ars Technica, August 26, 2016. http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/08/trading-in-stock-of-medical-device-paused-after-hackers-team-with-short-seller/.

    Goldberg, Michelle. "Hillary Clinton's Alt-Right Speech Isolated and Destroyed Donald Trump." Slate, August 25, 2016. http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2016/08/how_hillary_clinton_s_alt_right_speech_isolated_and_destroyed_donald_trump.html.

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    Jedinia, Mehdi. "IS Followers Flock to Telegram After Being Driven from Twitter." VOA, August 28, 2016. http://www.voanews.com/a/western-nations-target-islamic-state-favorite-encrypted-app/3483900.html.

    Johnson, Eliana, and Tim Alberta. "Is the House Up for Grabs?" National Review, August 24, 2016. http://www.nationalreview.com/article/439313/2016-campaign-gop-house-majority-threatened.

    Klavan, Andrew. "AltRight and BLM Are One and the Same." Klavan On The Culture, August 28, 2016. https://pjmedia.com/andrewklavan/2016/08/28/altright-and-blm-are-one-and-the-same/.

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    Lawler, Peter Augustine. "Teaching American Government." National Review, August 26, 2016. http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/439404/teaching-american-government-tocqueville-virginia-puritan-new-england-liberty-equality.

    Lee, Dave. "Italy Quake Rescuers Ask Locals to Unlock Their Wi-Fi." BBC News, August 25, 2016, sec. Technology. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37186290.

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    Lind, Dara. "How President Donald Trump Could Ruin His Enemies' Lives." Vox, August 26, 2016. http://www.vox.com/2016/8/26/12639588/donald-trump-executive-power.

    Lucas, Fred. "ID Required to Exercise 7 Rights Other Than Voting." The Daily Signal, August 26, 2016. http://dailysignal.com/2016/08/26/amid-voter-id-battles-here-are-7-things-the-government-requires-ids-for/.

    McCarthy, Kieren. "Having Offended Everyone Else in the World, Linus Torvalds Calls Own Lawyers a 'Nasty Festering Disease.'" The Register, August 26, 2016. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/08/26/linus_torvalds_calls_own_lawyers_nasty_festering_disease/.

    Merrill, Jeremy B. "Liberal, Moderate or Conservative? See How Facebook Labels You." The New York Times, August 23, 2016. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/24/us/politics/facebook-ads-politics.html.

    Millar, Joey. "Tinderbox at the GATES OF EUROPE: Expert Warns REAL Migration Surge Is on Its Way." Express.co.uk, August 23, 2016. http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/703019/tinderbox-at-gates-of-europe-real-migration-migrant-surge-on-way-Reiner-Klingholz.

    "Nasa Ends Year-Long Mars Simulation on Hawaii." BBC News, August 29, 2016, sec. US & Canada. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-37211051.

    "Norway Man Rescued after Climbing into Public Toilet." BBC News, August 26, 2016, sec. Europe. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-37196629.

    Pinker, Steven, and Juan Manuel Santos. "Colombia's Milestone in World Peace." The New York Times, August 26, 2016. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/26/opinion/colombias-milestone-in-world-peace.html.

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    rascal23. "PuppEX Linux Live CD Now Based on Puppy Xenial, Compatible with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS." Full Circle Magazine, August 26, 2016. http://fullcirclemagazine.org/2016/08/26/puppex-linux-live-cd-now-based-on-puppy-xenial-compatible-with-ubuntu-16-04-lts/.

    "Red Pill or Blue Pill in Syria & Iraq?" USNI Blog, August 17, 2016. https://blog.usni.org/2016/08/17/red-pill-or-blue-pill-in-syria-iraq.

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    Schneier, Bruce. "The NSA Is Hoarding Vulnerabilities - Schneier on Security." Schneier on Security, August 26, 2016. https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2016/08/the_nsa_is_hoar.html.

    Schwartz, Ken. "Merkel: 'Unacceptable' for EU Members to Close Doors to Migrants Because They're Muslim." VOA, August 28, 2016. http://www.voanews.com/a/merkel-says-unacceptable-for-eu-members-to-close-doors-to-migrants-because-they-muslim/3484034.html.

    Sexton, John. "NY Times: Alt-Right Thrilled with Hillary Clinton's Attention - Hot Air." HotAir.com, August 26, 2016. http://hotair.com/archives/2016/08/26/ny-times-alt-right-thrilled-hillary-clintons-attention/.

    Sharwood, Simon. "A USB Stick as a File Server? We've Done It!" The Register, August 26, 2016. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/08/26/a_usb_stick_as_a_file_server_weve_done_it/.

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    The Flash. Full Playing Through Scene by Request. Accessed August 28, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrcgjMJmvNg&feature=youtu.be.

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    ———. "Ivan's Preliminary Review of the New RTL-SDR Dongle on Shortwave/Mediumwave." The SWLing Post, August 22, 2016. http://swling.com/blog/2016/08/ivans-preliminary-review-of-the-new-rtl-sdr-dongle-on-shortwavemediumwave/.

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    ———. "The Alt-Right Gets Its Marching Orders to Go After a Different Religious Minority." RedState, August 21, 2016. http://www.redstate.com/leon_h_wolf/2016/08/21/alt-right-gets-marching-orders-go-different-religious-minority/.

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