September 2011

#Facebook v. #Google #Plus #socialnetworks

Unless you’re one of the few people who is not on a social network, you’re aware that Facebook is rolling out its new interface, Timeline, in the very near future. I watched the f8 conference in which Mark Zuckerberg announced the new timeline, an…

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Debunking Robert Reich’s Debunking of Six Lies

I’ve been given the charge (on Facebook no less) to counter the points made by Robert Reich in this video: The six lies (according to Reich) are: 1) Tax cuts to the rich and corporations trickle down to the rest of us. (No it doesn’t and it never …

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Why Capitalism Isn’t To Blame For Unemployment

Over at AlterNet (now also reprinted at Mother Jones), there is an article which states in the title, that Massive Unemployment is Proof that Global Capitalism doesn’t work. To summarise, the authors paint a picture of a time when people could sub…

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Ten Years Ago Today

Today differs from my day ten years ago in that I slept through a lot of today. Ten years ago on September 11, 2001, I was actually up really early and went into work early. My office was on 35th and 7th in Manhattan, and I still don’t remember wh…

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A Better IP Address GREP For EnCase

I was recently teaching a colleague about the use of keywords in EnCase, and in highlighting grep usage, we came across the default Guidance IP address grep string: 0|([3-9]#?)|(1#{0,2})|(2([0-4]#?)|(5[0-5]?)|[6-9]).0|([3-9]#?)|(1#{0,2})|(2([0-4]…

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