So I got in a hurry and, while reformatting a usb stick for a new use, erased the boot partition of my laptop.
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…”
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”
I ordered a Raspberry Pi kit. I was supposed to hear from them within 3 business days. Today is the 5th business day, 7th day since ordering.
Serious grumbling is in order.
Back in the first half of the 20th century getting a copyright required filing for it with the U.S. Library of Congress. A simple form filed would result in a 28-year copyright term. And, at the end of that term you could file again for a second 28-year term.
But in practice very few books or stories were worth the time filling out the renewal form, especially those short stories published in magazines and various pulp-fiction titles. Continue reading “Unknown public domain books…”