Archive for November, 2005

Rally of the Tall Pines, 2005

Wednesday, November 30th, 2005

The highlight of this year’s race was a Castrol coloured hatchback that was having trouble breaking for the single lane iron bridge (pictured here) that is the modern icon of the rally. My brother and I where standing behind the barrier that narrowed the road from two lanes to one. The Golf hit the barrier… Continue Reading Rally of the Tall Pines, 2005 Competition – Already!

Thursday, November 17th, 2005

Steve Gibson, of Gibson Research (GRC) which brought us Sheilds Up and Spin Right, has created a password generator for WEP and WPA Keys. It’s tough to compete with a big name in security, but does offer passwords created on the user’s end for stronger randomization. GRC offers SSL to get around this, but… Continue Reading Competition – Already!

Anglicans and Fruits

Thursday, November 17th, 2005

The broader Anglican church is upset over the recent appointment of a gay bishop in the US and the marring of gays by a minister in BC. Also the UK may soon join the gay marriage club and the church is exploring what that will do to their spousal benefits, etc. In a letter to… Continue Reading Anglicans and Fruits


Tuesday, November 15th, 2005 is a web page that will generate a random password that is unique to you. It’s a quick way to get a password that you know is random (as opposed to mouse34, desk12 and appl33) and it can’t be intercepted by hackers while in transit. Other features of the site are a virtual password… Continue Reading Announcing

Mounting your old drive on a diffrent Mac

Monday, November 14th, 2005

I recently helped my brother get “his computer” up and running on someone else’s. Let me explain, his Hard Drive died (an unfortunate habit of 12′ Apple portables) but he did have a backup and even had a few moments to copy his most recent files as the machine died. Since he had access to… Continue Reading Mounting your old drive on a diffrent Mac