Monthly Archives: January 2017

security of passwords

It was actually a very long time ago when a friend of mine contacted me about a Word Perfect data file.  It seemed that one of his employees had decided to pick up and leave the company without any notice. Nothing … Continue reading

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Governmental picking winners and losers

I didn’t follow the most US election terribly closely but I did actually hear quite a bit about some of the proposals of the two candidates. I keep thinking that “Make America Great Again” does sound like a catchy slogan … Continue reading

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command line fun – finding a list of files

In Unix at the command line there is almost always an alternative method to do something. I usually remember this when I need to process a few files in the current working directory and I may not always have the … Continue reading

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command line fun – finding the right jar file

Where did I set down my mobile phone is quickly answered by a quick telephone call or a sms from another phone.  If everything were only that simple. I receive a bit of code from a buddy at work that … Continue reading

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Evolution of LED Lighting – software solution

In my previous blog entry, Evolution of LED Lighting – hardware and tools, I only managed to describe the tools and hardware as well as a first project to test the ability to upload new programs to the device. Some … Continue reading

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Evolution of LED Lighting – hardware and tools

Flashback I wanted to buy home automation electronics, nothing really fancy just a WiFi controller for a led strip.  When shopping for things like this Pay attention.  I saw something that spoke about WiFi and was really quite cheap so I … Continue reading

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