Category Archives: Computers and Internet

MuseScore: Free Music Notation Software ~ AAA+ Rating

“As a musician I tell you that if you were to suppress adultery, fanaticism, crime, evil, the supernatural, there would no longer be the means for writing one note.” ~ Georges Bizet I just signed up for a gig to … Continue reading

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Security 101: 1.2 Billion Passwords Hacked and YOU

First, the story. From USA Today. I asked a friend who does computer security, what to do about passwords. Here’s a small primer. He wrote up his suggestions for the layman here. 1. If you have a password that’s under … Continue reading

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FAQ: Password Management.

“Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.” ~ Clifford Stoll How do you manage all the passwords for computers?  I’m sure most of you are familiar with … Continue reading

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It’s new computer time for Casa du Glassa

“A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.” ~ Emo Philips Suzy and I decided to replace our twin Dell desktop computers from 2007. I like and buy from Dell because: … Continue reading

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Work at 56, Starting Over

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. ~ Robert Frost After 20 years in the military and 20 years at Microsoft, I now work in South Lake … Continue reading

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RIP Steve Jobs

A real visionary with an unbelievable work ethic, you will be missed Steve. You left the world a better place than when you arrived.

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xkcd: Password Strength

From Allen’s question this morning on Facebook: Too many passwords or the early stages of Alzheimer’s we get a pointer to this xkcd gem.

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