Twitter announced they were suing the US Government to allow them more freedom in reporting on the various surveillance requests they receive. It’s our belief that we are entitled under the First Amendment to respond to our users’ concerns and to the statements of U.S. government officials by providing information about the scope of U.S.… Read More

The One Earth message contains another significant difference from the earlier Voyager project: While a team of six created the iconic Golden Record over the course of six weeks, the New Horizons craft will carry messages assembled by people from around the world. What’s also cool, thanks to current technology: Unlike previous records, the information… Read More

If you’re looking to change how your WordPress SSL is working, such as forcing encrypting the admin and login pages and beyond, I found this useful. WordPress SSL Setup and Tricks | A Complete WordPress SSL Guide.… Read More

One nice thing about the old Microsoft Communicator was that you could “go offline” without really shutting down.  That option doesn’t seem readily available in the new Lync.  However, some research found it is possible via the two methods below. Note: The reg key listed below may not actually exist already as I discovered.  Manually… Read More

I’m going to call it now:  Within the next two cycles (I’m really thinking this year), Apple will drop the numbering convention for the iPhone.  Seeing as the 5S is really the 7th phone and they’ve already dropped the numbering for the iPod and iPad line, it makes sense.  They will probably keep the “C”… Read More