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Extreme Wi-Fi Makeover – Paris Edition

Interesting article on how “IETF attendees re-engineer their hotel’s Wi-Fi network in Paris.” Similar to the “proper” approach taken by the IETF, when I had problems at my hotel in Tokyo one trip, I documented them with some traceroutes, then … Continue reading

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Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Anniversary

It will be the first anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown on March 11. It took a while, but details are finally emerging about what really happened in the days after the second-worst nuclear disaster in history: TEPCO tried to … Continue reading

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QR Code Links

Originally designed by Toyota Japan for factory use, QR codes are 2-dimensional barcodes commonly used in advertising. cnn.com: 23 of the coolest QR codes cnn.com: Does anybody actually use QR codes? QRcodify.com Perl Module GD::Barcode::QRcode Successful QR Code Campaigns msn.com: … Continue reading

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OSCON 2011, Portland

Once again, the O’Reilly Open Source Conference (OSCON) was held in Portland, Oregon. It was held in parallel at the Oregon Convention Center with the O’Reilly OSdata and OSjava Conferences at the beginning of the week, and then later a … Continue reading

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IMUG: The Power of Plain Text with Ken Lunde

Dr. Ken Lunde of Adobe did a talk on “The Power of Plain Text” at IMUG tonite. “This presentation will cover the basics of “plain text” and its importance in providing meaningful content, and will explore some recent developments in … Continue reading

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