Daily Archives: June 19, 2014

John C. Dvorak, Educational Luddite

The Luddites were folks who tried to destroy new technology threatening their old ways of doing things.“When tech enters the classroom, the usual result is money squandered. This was obviously the case with PLATO and it is quite apparent today … Continue reading

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Freshmeat Became Freecode But Now Frozen

“Effective 2014-06-18 Freecode is no longer being updated (content may be stale)” Sometimes great ideas just don’t catch on. Freecode which was Freshmeat, an huge index of FLOSS didn’t survive evolution and has been frozen. For people like me, using … Continue reading

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Cyber-terrorism

All the best plans of mice and men go awry…“At this point we took action to take control back of our panel by changing passwords, however the intruder had prepared for this and had already created a number of backup … Continue reading

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