From Garth Algar in Wayne’s World. Still funny after all these years! “OK… First I’ll access the secret military spy satellite that’s in a geosynchronous orbit over the Midwest.” “Then, I’ll ID the limo by the vanity plate “MR. BIGGG” and get his approximate position.” “Then, I’ll reposition the transmitter dish on the remote truck […]
John Kelly’s Cell Phone Hack
Politico ran a story on the personal cell phone belonging to White House Chief of Staff, John Kelly. It turns out that it was hacked sometime in December of 2016. He’d been using and fiddling with it up until September 2017, when he finally gave it to staffers to figure out why he couldn’t get […]
Humor: Problem Solving Flowsheet
This is an “off-color” comic that any engineer or technician is familiar with. This was popular back in the 80’s and is still funny today. I remember seeing a variant of this circulating around DSTE (Digital Subscriber Terminal Equipment) and Crypto maintenance techs back in my old Air Force days. Alas, many a unit could […]
Speed Dating for SysAdmins
I got a chuckle out of this comic found on Google IT. This should be titled: How not to pick up girls!
A Netsec’s Favorite Mayonnaise
From Google’s IT Forum:
How To Monetize Your Job In Security
I am very happy that the Adobe Flash Player is finally getting killed off. It is the single most bug-ridden program that has ever existed on this planet. Even worse is that many people think that anything-Abobe is Open Source when, in fact, it is anything but. Nowadays, most websites have converted Flash content to […]
The Six Phases of a Project or Upgrade
This always brings a smile to my face: ENTHUSIASM Your idea has sparked into a full-fledged project. Woo Hoo! DISILLUSIONMENT Other organizations want their issues addressed by your project. There’s countless meetings. Well, it started out as a simple idea. Bummer. PANIC Bad scheduling, lack of resources, and incomplete follow-through occurs, and massive resources have […]
A Funny Sign of Our Times
Having some fun with Visio and some Talking Heads. Enjoy!
‘Twas a Three Dog Night
So it came to pass, back in my old Timeplex days, that I was conducting an evaluation of the new Quad Synchronous Port (QSP) modules. In the Link family of multiplexers, it was the first use of ASICs (Applicaton Specific Integrated Circuits), so DIP switches and FPGAs (Field Programmable Gate Arrays) were eliminated. The product […]
The Greatest Unsolved Mysteries
On the whimsical side, here’s a fantastic graphic illustrating the 10 greatest unsolved mysteries of all time!