Matt Palmer wrote a good overview of DNSSEC .
Sociological Images has an interesting article making the case for phasing out the US $0.01 coin . The Australian $0.01 and $0.02 coins were worth much more when they were phased out.
Multiplicity is a board game that’s designed to address some of the failings of [...]
A lecture at LCA 2011 which included some inappropriate slides was followed by long discussions on mailing lists. In February 2011 I wrote a blog post debunking some of the bogus arguments in two lists . One of the noteworthy incidents in the mailing list discussion concerned Ted Ts’o (an influential member of the Linux [...]
I’m watching a Louis Theroux documentary about Autism (here’s the link to the BBC web site ). The main thing that strikes me so far (after watching 7.5 minutes of it) is the bad design of the DLC-Warren school for Autistic kids in New Jersey .
A significant portion of people on the Autism Spectrum [...]
I’m installing new 4TB disks on an older Dell server, it’s a PowerEdge T110 with a G6950 CPU so it’s not really old, but it’s a couple of generations behind the latest Dell servers.
I tried to enable UEFI booting, but when I turned that option on the system locked up during the BIOS process [...]
I wrote a BTRFS status report yesterday commenting on the uneventful use of BTRFS recently .
Early this morning the server that stores my email (which had 93 days uptime) had a filesystem related problem. The root filesystem became read-only and then the kernel message log filled with unrelated messages so there was no record [...]