Author Archives: Fred Stiening

Vicarious Hurricane Watch

 A Charlotte person who lived through Hurricane Hugo in 1989 had the opportunity to buy a decommissioned Coast Guard light house off the Southern Coast of North Carolina. Somehow he has internet access and electricity on his now Bed and … Continue reading

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Who is Qi Lu and why should you care?

I have been spending time playing a game called Family Farm Seaside for a little over a year. They just released a major version that is buggy and not well thought out. Up until now, I was not curious about … Continue reading

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SEPTA, the month of brotherly love

All of your end of summer miscellany belongs here.

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Fun with snowflakes

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Say Something or Don’t Tell?

So for only the second time in five years, I went to our 28226 post office. I was sending an overweight first class envelope to the Connecticut Department of Revenue explaining that I did not need to pay their $4,500 … Continue reading

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Alex Jones banned from iTunes and Facebook

Feeling the hubris of reaching $1 trillion in market capitalization, Apple has pulled down 5 of six of Infowars / Alex podcast libraries in order to protect people with differing opinions. http://fortune.com/2018/08/06/apple-removes-five-infowars-podcasts/ iTunes does not host the actual libraries, it … Continue reading

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Politico stoking race war within House leadership

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/08/01/house-speaker-african-american-democrats-753177 One name they are pushing is Jim Clyburn, the father of former FCC commissioner Mignon Clyburn. This video clip would be useful for Republicans As the #3 democrat in the House, most searches indicate his most notable accomplishment is … Continue reading

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Augustus, the strong Caesar

The final resting place for summer awaits your randomness

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Today’s overflowing news bag (per Tom Taylor)

Craig Karmazin (son of Mel, formerly of Infinity Broadcadting, CBS and SiriusXM) really likes spending money on sports. He is buying WTMJ-AM (and recently acquired translator) and an FM music station in Milwaukee for $16 million. The seller is Scripps … Continue reading

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You can feel secure now

The process of getting a free security certificate finally got easy enough that I turned on full time https secure connections. No more man in the middle attacks or NSA snooping! I feel sure the EFF did not leak the … Continue reading

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