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  • ArtLung.com 101: Retirement
    The following has been on my site a long time. Time to retire it. But I’m putting it in the blog for posterity. I’m making the FAQ a real FAQ. So here goes… First timer, eh? Hmm… I’m usually suspicious of newcomers … but I’m glad you came. You’re welcome to stay as long as…
  • King of the World
    I’m late to the party, but I just figured out that the lyrics to “King of the World” by Steely Dan are about driving around a post-apocalyptic American Southwest… I don’t want your bread I don’t need your helping hand I can’t be no savage I can’t be no highwayman Show me where you are…
  • Rodentia Update
    This morning I got up just a little bit earlier than usual. Stumbled bleary-eyed into the kitchen, and what should I see skittering across the long counter? Something very “Stuart” shaped. Just a little bit earlier, mind you. They know our habits. I’m convinced of it. The last kill was right as Leah and I…
  • Latest Great Security Newsletter From Bruce Schneier
    Crypto-Gram of 15 Nov 2003. An excerpt: Nathaniel Heatwole is a student at Guilford College. Several times between February 7 and September 15 he tested airline security. First he smuggled box cutters, clay simulating plastic explosives, and bleach simulating bomb-making chemicals through security. Then he hid these things in the lavatories of airplanes, along with…