Author Archives: Brian

About Brian

Engineer. Aviator. Educator. Scientist.

AOC vs. Secretary Ross

If you haven’t seen AOC aggressively question Secretary Ross about the 2020 census question about being a citizen, check out one of the on-line videos. I’m trying to figure out if she’s sharp and quick, or just stupid and arrogant. … Continue reading

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There Should Be No Billionaires – Money vs. Power

I read Amanda Marcotte Let’s look at a few points in that piece.  I’m imagining a conversation with AOC back when she was a learner instead of a prophet…

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Bash && (and ||)

I was talking with someone about the && operator in bash. He said it was a way to append two statements onto one line. I tried to explain that it was much more than that and only exhibited that behavior … Continue reading

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A Network ID can’t be used as a Host IP

Any IP address that identifies a subnetwork (such as cannot be used as a host IP address. For years, I assumed it was some network convention that everybody agreed on. It’s more than that. It’s a physical impossibility.

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United States forces required over there ?

So Trump is pulling out of Syria and Afghanistan. Most of the reporting says this is bad because US forces are necessary to stabilize the area. There’s a problem with this.

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