Most licensed air traffic transmit a public signal rich with flight data that can be decoded by anyone with the right hardware and software. All of that is brought together as 7000+ volunteers keep tabs on airplane flights world-wide via a very cool website called FlightRadar24. Need to know where your flight is right now? Continue reading “Where is my flight? Check out FlightRadar24”
There needs to be much better quality control over product descriptions so they match the products buyers expect to receive. This is especially true with the electronics vendors. I have received multiple orders that are entirely different from their online descriptions.
Getting cold calls again? Here are some tips for clamping down on cold callers. Continue reading “Fighting Robocalls and Cold Callers”
HuffPost recently wrote about an art installation at Aspen Art Museum involving some tortoises with iPads glued to their backs. But there is controversy. Is it ethical to strap something unnatural to the back of an animal? Continue reading “Ethics of CritterCam vs Ipod Tortoise”
Now that Windows XP is no longer supported by Microsoft, many people are considering the cheapest alternative: linux. There are lots of posts offering ways to do this. Here are a few… Continue reading “Linux Migration from Windows XP”