Dat meetin was a doozy

Day {x+2} of The Weird It’s quite something to be part of a government that’s actively responding to the #novelcoronavirus. At the same time, I remember how I described the running for the County Board back in 2010: “It’s what you want it to be.” (Note the clever Sugar reference; 88.9 RadioMilwaukee even picked itContinue reading “Dat meetin was a doozy”

Major Linux kernel vulnerability in kernel 2.4 and 2.6

As this bug is in kernels built since May 2001, my venerable old distribution LinuxPPC won’t be vulnerable. We never did any real builds after April ’01, and i don’t think we ever released anything with a kernel above 2.2. Granted, there’s probably not many boxes still running LinuxPPC. I feel like we dodged anContinue reading “Major Linux kernel vulnerability in kernel 2.4 and 2.6”

A great experience at the Apple Store

After making two previous trips to theĀ Apple Store at Bayshore Mall, I’d had enough. I was even ready to be assertive with my demands for service. (How un-liberal, pshaw!) But they went above and beyond my expectations. At first, it didn’t look that good. When the words “replace the hard drive” passed the store Genius’Continue reading “A great experience at the Apple Store”