Brute Force Attacks

26 Jul

This weekend I received notifications of repeated failed login attempts from different IP addresses across the globe. This type of attack is coordinated by bots and is called a Brute Force Attack. While I mentioned last year in May I … Read More »

Commonsense Gun Legislation

29 May

In the last 20 years, we have seen both the frequency and lethality of mass shootings go up. It is painfully apparent the Left and Right have retreated towards maximalist positions, i.e. banning vs no legislation. With widespread political polarization, … Read More »

Conflicting Views on Ukraine

15 Mar

As we enter into another week of death and destruction in Ukraine, I continue to read the differing views from left, centrist and right leaning news media. Some of the stuff coming out of the left and right is downright … Read More »

A Bittersweet Day

25 Feb

Yesterday was Susie’s last day of physical therapy. It should have been a happy day, as she has progressed a lot in the last year. She is physically stronger, is more aware of her balance and now can continue with … Read More »

To Mask or Not

10 Feb

Masks have become a partisan badge one either does or does not support. There does not seem to be nuance in the discussion regarding the context and the participants involved. Some of the most vocal view this discussion as good … Read More »

Hacking Abuse Analysis

27 May

Back in September, in the midst of the 2020 election, I wrote a blog post on seeing a spike in hacking attempts. Normally, I see less than 50 attempts in a month. Since the spike last fall, the number of … Read More »

Antisemitic Attacks in the West

24 May

After the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas went into effect, Jews have been systematically targeted and attacked. Most of the events occurred in Europe and North America, with online documented footage from London, New York and Los Angeles. Not only … Read More »

Partisan Social Justice

18 May

This last week we saw events escalate in the Middle East, namely Israel. The Sunday news programs had many journalists postulate the violence was triggered by an eviction court case in East Jerusalem and police storming of Al Aqsa mosque. … Read More »

Twitter Jail with No Power

17 Feb

So tonight I wrote a post that put me in Twitter Jail. My family has been without electricity since 2:00 AM Monday. We still don’t have power and the last two nights the temperature dropped to around 5 F. Over … Read More »

New Year says “Hold my beer”

11 Jan

I think most of us have been looking forward to trying to forget 2020. The word “unprecedented” has been uttered so many times, it reminds me of a scene from the Princess Bride. I’m specifically referring to Inigo Montoya’s response … Read More »

Hindsight is 2010

17 Oct

After September’s unpresidential debate, see Presidential Debate Shit Show, we’ve seen Corona Virus (aka SARSCov2/ COVID19) take center stage. This is partly due to President Trump and some folks who attended the Supreme Court nomination announcement for Judge Amy Coney … Read More »

Presidential Debate Shit Show

30 Sep

The first debate between President Donald Trump and former VP Joe Biden happened last night. Susie and I watched with our youngest, who is studying remotely this term. To say the debate was more an argument with some themes thrown … Read More »