In a world where cross-site scripting and third-party cookies are known security risks, I boggles the mind how Balkanized the infrastructure of Microsoft is. By using a favorite program on the Mac called Little Snitch by Objective Development, you can see when your software is phoning home to connecting to other computers on the net. In most software, they are content with a connection to a single domain, typically of the author to check licensing, look for updates and send telemetry. This is normal in today’s environment. Using a program like Little Snitch you can trust that domain and move on. Continue reading “Microsoft PowerPoint Phones Home”
I had this idea for a car chase using a remote control car and a drone. The practicality of such a video proved much harder than I expected. I also would need to zoom closer to the target to make the video worthwhile. Continue reading “Car Chase”
Here are some pictures and a short view from camping at Lake Ray Roberts State Park on the Isle du Bois. I knew camping had really changed when I used my Apple Watch to buy firewood from a vending machine and we used a crockpot for a good deal of the cooking. Continue reading “Isle du Bois”
The movies of George Lucas have been said to have a lot with silent movies. This is both a slap at his dialog and a complement to his visual style. If you think of his movies there are numerous visuals that are iconic.
Continue reading “Symphony of Raiders”