Monthly Archives: May 2008

The bogus security of airport screening

I forgot to mention this incident after we moved from Hawaii to San Diego. As everyone who has flown in the US knows, you have to send your bags through x-ray machines. After 9/11, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is … Continue reading

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Bittorrent “best practices”

Bittorrent is an alternative to other peer-to-peer networks, such as Limewire. Peer-to-peer (P2P) is a way of distributing files between users, rather than downloading directly from a central server. This offloads the overhead of file distribution from organizations and moves … Continue reading

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Maximizing Bittorrent downloads

There are several things you can do to ensure you get fast downloads when using the Bittorrent P2P network. Most client software has a good help file; my personal choice is Transmission. Here are a few things to consider when … Continue reading

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San Diego vs. Los Angeles

I went to Los Angeles the other day to visit my grandfather before he dies. He and my grandmother both lived to be 100 but my grandmother died a few months ago and I don’t think my grandfather will last … Continue reading

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San Diego rocks

I finally made it to San Diego. We moved in earlier this week and finally got everything unpacked. However, this has been the worst move in regards to damage in the 12 years I’ve been in the Navy. So far, … Continue reading

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