Considering these days our smartphones are with us wherever we go, and that they are in-fact mobile computers, these devices make an excellent and important piece of your Emergency Preparedness Kit… assuming you have the right apps, of course. The following is a list of apps you and your family should consider adding to your […]
Since my 9-to-5 job includes working with email systems, I often hear complaints regarding email that really stem from bad misconceptions about how email works, what it is, what it is not, and what rights people have. Note, some of this commentary involves what may be legal issues, so let me start by saying I’m […]
So, if you haven’t heard by now, the long-trusted semi-open encryption project TrueCrypt ceased to exist today (Ars Technica Story: http://mcaf.ee/7edtc) in a rather creepy, disappear into the ether kind of way. The project up-and-vanished, leaving only a cryptic note that there “may be unfixed security flaws”, that people should stop using it, and that they […]
I’ve met people who are part of fraternal organizations, the Elks, the Eagles, the Masons, and so on. What always struck me first is when they spoke of their membership, it wasn’t just a membership in a club where they received a magazine once a quarter. They had instant friends in any place they went […]
I’d like to welcome “ricketts” to SENA. This individual joins us with skills in development and a broad IT background (I’ll let ricketts provide a better introduction). Expanding and Developing SENA The original concept with setting up this site was to create a group of people who enjoy working with technology to discuss best practices, […]
Yes, yes, yes… I know, I know. You never build a site in production. You never leave pages up for people to stumble across that result in a “Under Construction” banner. But there is a reason for breaking all the rules. When dealing with people collaborating on a project over long distances, making changes on […]
I’m currently working on re-establishing the Eruditorum site and forums. I do plan on providing invites to people once everything is up and running and SSL has been figured out (having just a tiny bit of trouble with it).