Archive for January, 2006

Spoof caller IDs, mask your voice

Monday, January 30th, 2006

The caller ID system allows advanced users to change their ID number to any number they want. This is so people calling from companies, etc. can have their caller ID appear as the main company phone number, not the outgoing line the internal phone system choose. This has allowed hackers to spoof caller ID calls… Continue Reading Spoof caller IDs, mask your voice

Vote Sucessfully Split

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

DISTRICT: St. Catharines Rick Dykstra CON 21668 37.46% X Walt Lastewka LIB 21424 37.04% Jeff Burch NDP 11849 20.48% A year ago I called Walt Lastewka’s office and asked him to vote for gay marriage. The person working the phone assured me that St. Catharines was on the right of that issue. I’ll admit to… Continue Reading Vote Sucessfully Split

Stop voting for evil

Friday, January 20th, 2006

A student journalist at the U of T asked Jack Layton that if he can’t form a government should his supporters vote for the lesser of two evils? Layton’s response was “Stop voting for evil!” It looks like Monday will bring a conservative government because Liberal arrogance, inaction and corruption have caught up with it.… Continue Reading Stop voting for evil

Goodbye Gentoo – putting the Fedora on

Friday, January 20th, 2006

Linux. Stop reading now if that means nothing to you. I’ve had enough with Gentoo Linux. I started running Linux at home with Red Hat 9 – often refered to as the Windows ME of Linux (by me). Just as I was getting into compiling my own code I installed an OS that has a… Continue Reading Goodbye Gentoo – putting the Fedora on

Tim Horton’s to go from a Tim Horton’s to go

Saturday, January 14th, 2006

St. Catharine’s 4th Street Tim Horton’s is being gutted so in the interim they’ve wheeled in a Tim Horton’s trailer. It serves as a drive thru and a walk in. I wonder how many there are and how much action they see. Too bad the license plate is covered by the steps. Here’s the above… Continue Reading Tim Horton’s to go from a Tim Horton’s to go