Category Archives: broken

A criminal says trust is stupid but security “experts” trust

Sam Antar, convicted white collar criminal, says trusting is stupid clearly and explicitly: President Ronald Reagan said: “Trust, but verify.” As a convicted felon, I say: “Don’t trust, just verify.” “Verify, verify, verify.” As a criminal, I considered people’s humanity … Continue reading

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Random notes about Google Doc Spreadsheet Web form lameness

I set up a Google Docs webform to allow parents in my kid’s classroom to enter the books their kids are reading. Here are some lameness notes about Google Docs Spreadsheet Webform that I found: Connecting a webform to a … Continue reading

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Don’t let the lawyers run the business

This past weekend, my sysadmin ( James Sparenberg ) and I, were figuring out which cloud hosting service to use. We had been pitched a number of times by GoGrid. I had been given a “try us out” credit by … Continue reading

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Mac OSX — the most insecure OS around

A year ago, I gave up on Windows. I was tired of the nervous eggshell feeling with anti-virus software, security patches, and a machine that would mysteriously be slower and slower no matter what I did. Because of MacOSX Unix … Continue reading

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Email/Calendar : Missing features

Continuing my “broken” series of things that everyone uses but no one fixes. Many of these missing features are email and calendar integration. Email. Much maligned. These are the key “broken”/ missing features. For some reason, not one major email … Continue reading

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Ad networks: missing features

Ad networks missing features: Interconnection with bookmarking services Browser back button support Rich interaction Selective Memory Show different video ads Limit the ad selection Interconnection with bookmarking services You’ve interrupted me. The ad is interesting. Well-targeted. Good job. I am … Continue reading

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