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some belated links

Well I have been away and struggling to catch up with life after a hectic weekend and really, I need some more rest.

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Toward a New Future of “Whatever”

the original post…

This is perhaps not the best one of these, but it is still very good.

A Series of Tubes #89: Project Toto in Toto

Stigherrian is in Tanzania and recorded this podcast…

gmail error

I am getting this error when I post to gmail from my mobile phone emial account. But it works when I send it from else where.

Reporting-MTA: dns; auummr1om04.three.com.au Arrival-Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 17:27:00 +1000 (EST)

Final-Recipient: RFC822; xyzzy@google.com Action: failed Status: 5.1.1 Remote-MTA: DNS; smtp2.google.com Diagnostic-Code: SMTP; 550 5.2.1 <xyzzy@google.com>… Mailbox . . . → Read More: gmail error

Sex, porn, other things, oh, and the internet

Today a friend posted a link to a humours piece on some of the trends in google trends. However, he missed one important point. As we all know from the song, The internet is for Porn! So here are some more trends.

1. Sex and Porn

Well, where else to start than the deep end? . . . → Read More: Sex, porn, other things, oh, and the internet

TOR – an interesting little video

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due process

One of the important keystones in a modern society is proper and due legal process. These things have been put in place with slow development over a thousand years as a result of painful lessons learned. So I wonder why we then have politicians and lawmakers, not to mention a whole host of hangers on, . . . → Read More: due process

user names

When I first started using the internet many years ago, I quickly discovered that there were too many people out there with the same name as me. Of course the problem was that when I went to create a user name, say on the times in new york, I would find that byap and brianyap . . . → Read More: user names

strange email differences.

When I send emails from my mobile phone they all work normally except for one set. The first one here is from a normal email.

From: yewenyi@athree.com.auSubject: sydDate: 14 February 2009 12:24:04 PMTo: mail@yewenyi.netReply-To: yewenyi@athree.com.auX-Apparently-To: mail@yewenyi.net via 74.6.114.45; Fri, 13 Feb 2009 17:24:14 -0800X-Yahoofilteredbulk: 202.124.68.57X-Originating-Ip: [202.124.68.57]Authentication-Results: mta105.biz.mail.re3.yahoo.com from=three.com.au; domainkeys=neutral (no sig)Received: from 202.124.68.57 (EHLO auummr1om04.three.com.au) . . . → Read More: strange email differences.

Greed and Fear, file sharing and drugs

A little rambling philosophy about this case: Pirate Bay joy at charge change

Pirate Bay co-founder Frederik Neik said it showed prosecutors had misunderstood the technology.

The music industry played down the changes as “simplifying the charges”.

In our society we let people do things but stop others. For instance you are free . . . → Read More: Greed and Fear, file sharing and drugs