Archives: July 2006
Tue Jul 25, 2006
Best of San Diego
Last week I traveled to San Diego on business, and the day before my business started a friend took me on a whirlwind tour of the sights. More...
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Sun Jul 16, 2006
San Francisco's Columbarium
I was finally able to visit one of the three remaining San Francisco cemeteries a few weeks ago. Unfortunately, I arrived too late in the day to enter, so I'll have to return to the Columbarium another day. More...
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Mon Jul 10, 2006
"How could I wait this long?"
Finally, good abortion satire, from The Onion, naturally.
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Sat Jul 08, 2006
The Pentacle and the Gravestone
I've been following the progress of pagans who have been fighting with the Veterans' Administration for more than ten years. The pagans wish to have pentacles engraved on the tops of the gravestones of pagan war dead, just as are the symbols of other religions. A good history of the struggle, and its significance to everyone appeared on witchvox this week.
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USB Disks of Terror
I love stories of social engineering, and so do most people. Stories of heros who use tricks of mind and trust and greed and curiosity to get what they want. This story is about a security company that didn't bother to use social engineering to test the vulnerability of their client. They simply scattered free USB disks--also known as "key disks" and "thumb drives" in the employee parking lot. So here's the lesson: don't attach strange stuff to your computer. You're opening yourself up to corporate terrorism.
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Garage Sale of Eris
Robert Anton Wilson is selling out his stuff. Get your signed Robert Anton Wilson collectibles at eBay. Search for seller = Robert_Anton_Wilson.
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Mon Jul 03, 2006
Music Video of the Best Beatles Cover Ever
Ok, so at work today a friend and I were making up which actors would play ourselves in the movie version of the Role Playing Game that we were going to invent, an RPG based on the Information Intechnology Infrastructure Library. Ok, maybe that is too much information. Anyway, that conversation came around to the phrase "A young William Shatner," which resulted in a google search and shortly following, my first experience hearing the legendary Bill Shatner cover of Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds as well as this fantastic music video.
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