Author Archives: DocDock

safe computing – data storage I

Only the most harded soul or boring individual has no pictures or stories to share.  It is easier than never before to share photos of cats, children, girlfriends or selfies. Simply take the photo and either email it or send … Continue reading

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Year of the Linux Desktop – 2026

It seems like only yesterday (2003) that a large government entity, the city of Munich, announced it would be converting their cities personal computers over to their own edition of Linux called LiMux. The good news was that perhaps 80% … Continue reading

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Hacking skills as determined by a politician

Words have meaning and it is a bit disturbing when you read an article or see a speech where they are being incorrectly used. The most recent example of this is how people use or refer to technology. When computers … Continue reading

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More privacy or just annoying control

There are a lot of things you should be doing. Eat right, exercise and get enough sleep. These are some of the important things we should be doing as humans but there is quite a few things we should be … Continue reading

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A prelude to 1984

The book 1984 by George Orwell is about Winston Smith who works for a repressive regime that rewrites history to fit their current narrative. It has actually quite a few years since I read this book but you might think … Continue reading

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The fall from grace

It is actually quite easy to label a group as the “enemy” if you have never spent any time with them. Governments in foreign lands are the perfect faceless enemy that provides the focal point for criticism or even hate. … Continue reading

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Fun with electronics

Internet of things devices are amazing. They are just really smart really tiny computers used in innovative ways. smart electric socket smart light bulbs doorbell camera video picture frames autonomous vacuum cleaner Amazon echo Sonos speakers Internet radios It is … Continue reading

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Think of the children

I actually was a child once and have children of my own so I can understand wanting to protect some of society’s most vulnerable people. A topic such as child porn is probably the worst possible thing that could occur. … Continue reading

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A trojan horse

Gaming and office productivity tasks which pretty much describes all of the things you can do on a computer. If you want or need to do either of these then Windows 10 is a great operating system to have. There … Continue reading

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Mature minor doctrine – think of the children

Mature Minor Doctrine – think of the children I was young once and despite my bluster here, I was not all that rebellious against my parents. Either that or the could see me coming a mile away and defused the … Continue reading

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