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The Westell 7500 Doesn’t Forward Email Ports

I want my Mac to receive encrypted email via POP3 on port 995, and I want to send encrypted email using SMTP on port 465 and 587 (two different ISP providers). The Westell 7500 DSL modem fails to perform the … Continue reading

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Drive Appears Unformatted Only When on External USB Cable

Strange happenings in the computer lab. It appears my external USB cable makes hard drives appear unformatted even though they work fine when installed internally.

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Time Sequenced Aggregate Data

The following is a slightly redacted excerpt from a research paper I completed early in 2014, introducing some implications of Big Data, or more specifically, Time Sequenced Aggregate Data.  See also my blog posting about smart power meters.

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Smart Power Meters Invasion of Privacy

I wrote previously about the invasion of smart electricity meters.  Remember the NSA data collection scandal in 2013?  At the core, this is the same issue, only it’s so much more close to your life.

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Stuxnet Innovation Masquerade

With more than three decades experience programming calculators and computers, and three years experience as a Sr. System Engineer programming industrial PC-based real-time controllers, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), and other SCADA systems, I would propose that Stuxnet was not particularly … Continue reading

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