>>>>--------------- Original Message --------------- >>>>*From:* Me >>>>*Sent:* 13/09/2019 4:49 PM >>>>*To:* translinklistens.ca >>>>*Subject:* 'Member Hub' >>>>The new member hub is not accessible due to its >>>>reliance on 3rd party cookies. It is not >>>>possible to log in without allowing these >>>>cookies, which are by definition a tracking >>>>cookie. Continue reading "TransLink Listens: Email exchange"
Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer. It is small, low-power, and is likely to be vulnerable to a range of attacks such as ddos. But the one I am thinking about at the moment relates to encryption. Continue reading “Little things…”
So there was this discussion about privacy-oriented #email providers. Which led to urls about this and that and one included this generalization:
Signal is, therefore, the best solution currently available for keeping the actual contents of messages secure. OTR is also a good option for desktop users. – Douglas Crawford
That may be true for M Crawford’s use case. But I (and most everyone I know) use e-mail to get told my purchase is shipping, receive my flight itinerary, and to verify my internet service accounts. You know, the real metadata of life which needs protection. Continue reading “Thinking about secure messaging vs. secure e-mail”
The latest pitch by the oil-baron #Liberal Government of #Canada to British Columbia is a sop to fool the masses that electricity will somehow reduce the carbon footprint of the natural gas industry, which already produces about 18% of the province’s #carbon pollution[CBC]. Adjust your critical thinking hats: Continue reading “Horgan, Trudeau, LNG Canada, and reducing GHG with BC Hydro”
Right, so, I ordered this thing from this place in northern Minnesota today. A bit before noon, local time. Apparently the ‘free shipping’ when you order something expensive enough is overnight delivery, which is cool. It’s a single board computer (SBC.) And a couple hours after I ordered it was in the shippers hands, crossed into Canada, and was on a plane out of Winnipeg. Expected to be delivered tomorrow, before noon.
Meanwhile, the SBC I purchased from North Vancouver? still have not heard from them four business days later.
So I ordered a pair of stacking cases and an RPi 3B+ last Saturday. I got a polite note that it would be a few days before things shipped. Continue reading “Unexpected delivery”
It is sooo Q3. And I hate waiting. Continue reading “