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May 2015

The cost of data   by Anthony Lawrence
- $10 per GB? Somebody is getting rich, but why? Why do we pay so much for wireless data?
 
Amazon's Nostalgia Machine   by Anthony Lawrence
- For me and my wife, Amazon Prime Music is a nostalgia machine, transporting us back over many decades.
 
What have you done for me lately, Firefox?   by Anthony Lawrence
- Firefox wants to regain market share - and they have been working hard on improvements.
 
My iPad won't charge - what can I do?   by Anthony Lawrence
- I forgot to charge my old ipad for a month and now it is completely dead - what can I do?
 
Managing iptables drop lists   by Anthony Lawrence
- After blocking large numbers of sites accidentally, cleaning them out is easier with this script
 
Google's QUIC may speed up the Internet   by Anthony Lawrence
- Speed is very important to Google. TCP connections have too much overhead and plain UDP is too unreliable. QUIC bridges the gap.
 
Facebook to kill Google? I don't think so!   by Anthony Lawrence
- Not that they aren't trying, but I think the odds are low at best. Facebook has a lot of its own problems.
 
Playing with human genetics   by Anthony Lawrence
- Playing with human genetics is scary territory, especially when done in hope of profits.
 
Using Mint in a micro-business   by Anthony Lawrence
- While accounting programs like Quickbooks are important, a sole proprietor can also benefit from Mint's view of their money
 
Google Password Alert - barn doors and horses   by Anthony Lawrence
- Although two factor authentication protects you more, users who will not or cannot use that might consider this. To me, this seems like a silly answer!
 
Unix and Linux startup scripts Part 4, Systemd   by Anthony Lawrence
- Systemd is gaining favor in Linux distributions. This is a big change from inittab and everything else
 
Wunderlist   by Anthony Lawrence
- I don't like lists. I REALLY don't like lists. But I do like Wunderlist.
 
Why use a VPN instead of opening ports?   by Anthony Lawrence
- I need to access my security cameras from home. My camera guys says we need to forward ports on the firewall, but my firewall guy says I should use the VPN instead
 
SolidOpinion Comments   by Anthony Lawrence
- I added SolidOpinion Comments recently. I'm still not sure that's a good idea but it's better than what I had - maybe!
 
The last Windows Operating System?   by Anthony Lawrence
- The last Windows Operating System? Perhaps inevitable, but I think it is a risky move
 
How can I stop people from using Reply-All?   by Anthony Lawrence
- How can I stop people from using Reply-All? We have a distribution list that covers all of our 1,000+ employees. I tell people not to use Reply-All, but they sometimes forget. How can I prevent that?
 
Google Collections in G+   by Anthony Lawrence
- This is helpful - Google plus now offers a way to categorize your posts. People who don't want to see my political rants will appreciate that!
 
Big money for blogging! Or is it?   by Anthony Lawrence
- Would Ziff Davis really pay $50 for a 300 word blog post? I doubt it, but that's what their come-on claimed.