Category Archives: Computers and Internet

State of Iowa to sell it’s soul for revenue

In the Friday 12/2 Register, was the article “Report: Worth of online poker could approach $13 million a year for Iowa”. The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission issued a report saying that with State sanctioned online poker, they could take … Continue reading

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Google admits bias

Page 6A of the 2/26 Register has a disturbing article where Google admits they filter sites from your search, and decide for you what you will see – or not see.   This site has had ample evidence of Google’s … Continue reading

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Test your internet speed!

  Here’s a fun and useful site to test your internet speed:   SPEEDTEST.NET    

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Kim Komando on ‘Conficker’

  Conficker prepares to rule the world! My friend was telling me about Conflictor. That’s a computer thing that is going to take over the world. Or, maybe not. I assume this is an April Fool’s joke. Right?-Mamie in Miami, … Continue reading

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Test for Conficker infection

                      National Cyber Alert System                   Cyber Security Alert SA09-088A Conficker Worm Targets Microsoft Windows Systems    Original release date: March 29, 2009   Last revised: March 30, 2009   Source: US-CERT Systems Affected      * Microsoft Windows Overview    US-CERT … Continue reading

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Cyber Security Alert SA09-088A – Conficker

  From: US-CERT Alerts To: alerts@us-cert.gov Sent: Sunday, March 29, 2009 9:02 PM Subject: US-CERT Cyber Security Alert SA09-088A — Conficker Worm Targets Microsoft Windows Systems —–BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE—–Hash: SHA1                     National Cyber Alert System                   Cyber Security Alert … Continue reading

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Reynold’s Wrap to the rescue?

  I have Gingher Applique Scissors bought almost in 2000 and Ilearned from other ladies on the lists how to sharpen ALL my scissors at home myself – even my pinking shears – and AppliqueScissors – with Aluminum Foil and … Continue reading

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Screen washer

  I have only recently learned that all computer screens on the inside are covered with bacteria, dust, germs, etc. that can be dangerous to your health. This is caused by a variety of reasons and it can prove to … Continue reading

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Alphainventions.com

  Blogs That Mention Alphainventions.com Alphainventions.com « As I See It…Posted on February 15, 2009 by Alex. To be honest, I have no idea who is behind this site, but whoever you are…wow!! I’m not kidding, I have just recieved … Continue reading

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Check for secure site (https)

  **The main difference between http:// and https:// is It’s all about keeping you secure** HTTP stands for HyperText Transport Protocol, which is just a fancy way of saying it’s a protocol (a language, in a manner of speaking) for … Continue reading

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