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January 18, 2013

Google Calendar Sync gets discontinued

Quietly, with little fanfare, Google discontinues Calendar Sync. For those of you who don’t know what it is, Google Sync synchronizes your Google calendar with your Microsoft Outlook installation on your desktop. It’s a nifty little utility that many people use to aggregate their various calendars into one single reference. However, if you want that […]

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December 15, 2012

My SWTOR experience was mostly meh, with a horrible ending.

Against advice, my own advice, that is, I downloaded and installed the SWTOR game. I knew it to be a poor WoW rip-off with a Star Wars theme, because I played it for about a month when it first came out, but when you’re a fan of the Star Wars universe, you tend to try […]

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November 14, 2012

Email security and privacy in 2013 – Is email secure?

Email security may not be a big deal for the average private citizen, but there are still a few good reasons to give it some thought. I can’t surf anywhere these days without seeing that General Petraeus’ email was compromised. Seeing the reports on the news, many people are asking “Is email secure?” A compromised email account would […]

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September 28, 2012

Lessons I’ve learned about Game Design in September

Part of the reason I’ve been silent for the last month is that I’ve been working on a little project. It’s no secret that I’ve been looking for something to do with myself in my spare time and, with money tight these days, it better be something I can do that doesn’t require massive investment. […]

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July 26, 2012

Captcha for WordPress

Reluctantly, I’m trying on a captcha form addon for my blog. It’s annoying, and it’s something I’ve always disliked, but I’ve just about had it with all the spam I’m getting on my blog. By way of an apology here are some examples of what I’ve been dealing with. They range from the bizarre and […]

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