Archive for the ‘Podcasts’ Category

Leo LaPorte Jumps the shark

I try to avoid opinions here, but the time has come to express one.

I am un-subscribing to some of the TWIT podcast (excuse me, netcasts). Leo has said time and time again that people want a podcast that sticks with them during their commute to and from work – to him, that means 1 hour at the shortest and sometimes 2 hour long podcasts. Sorry, I mean netcasts.

Well, I just can’t take it any more. I want podcasts that teach me about technology, and don’t cover so much of the business side of things. I also want to be able to go thru several in one day. I am going to un-subscribe to TWIT, and keep my subscription to FLOSS, Security Now, and Windows Weekly. This Week in Google has to go, as does This Week In Tech, and Mac Break Weekly.

Goodbye and good luck. As they say in divorces, “Irreconcilable differences”

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Posted November 9, 2010 by mmdmurphy in Podcasts

DNS – where have your users gone?

An interesting concept. What if you had a list of “bad” sites on the internet AND could detect if any of your users had went there…. Well, that would give you a list of potentially infected computers on your network that you should consider scanning…..
http://www.skullsecurity.org/wiki/index.php/Dnscat
http://pauldotcom.com/wiki/index.php/Episode195
http://www.mayhemiclabs.com/?q=node/5

Posted April 18, 2010 by mmdmurphy in freeware, Internet, Podcasts, security

Disposable email addresses

Basically… are you tired of those websites who want you to verify your email address before you can do whatever….? Well, try these…
http://www.spamgourmet.com/
http://www.disposeamail.com/
http://www.grc.com/sn/sn-244.txt

Posted April 18, 2010 by mmdmurphy in email, freeware, Internet, Podcasts, security

Open source home server

I have been very interested in Windows Home Server, but not interested enough to actually do anything about it. HOWEVER, this looks very interesting. It’s basically a Linux alternative to the same solution.
Here’s where I found out about it:
http://twit.tv/floss112
http://wiki.twit.tv/wiki/FLOSS_Weekly_112
And here’s the link to the project itself:
http://www.amahi.org/

Posted March 17, 2010 by mmdmurphy in freeware, Internet, Linux, Podcasts

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Misc Linux things I mean to check out..

http://www.mintcast.org/

http://www.thebadapples.info/

http://www.hackerpublicradio.org/  – subscribe in iTunes

http://www.slackermedia.info/

Posted February 17, 2010 by mmdmurphy in Linux, Podcasts

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Cinelerra video processing

Cinelerra video processing
http://www.twit.tv/floss68
http://wiki.twit.tv/wiki/FLOSS_Weekly_68
http://lumiera.org/

Posted May 17, 2009 by mmdmurphy in freeware, Linux, Podcasts, Video

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Online identity and www.namechk.com

This is a pretty cool site. http://namechk.com You go there, put in your online identity – such as bobnewhart, and it will check, um, “the cool” websites and see if that name is registered.

What’s the point? Well, if you use the same nickname on multiple systems, maybe you want to make sure that no one else uses it. So, you then know which sites you aren’t registered on, and off you go to register…

Also, if you are like lots of people, you’ve got accounts you forgot about. So, this will jogg your memory and you will know where you (unless someone else registered your online name) have accounts.

Finally, it’s a pretty darned good listing of the top picks of “web 2.0” websites… you can just click on the name to go to the site instead of having to rack your brain trying to remember those site names…

Posted April 22, 2009 by mmdmurphy in blogging, freeware, Internet, Podcasts, security, tips, windows

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