Monthly Archives: January 2012

The shoes command me…

… or at least they know my commands.

I received these custom Chucks for Yaksmas.

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Funny story about them. At least one that I think is funny. One that gives an entirely new meaning to sneakernet.

The “D0NTPAN1C” stitched into the back of them? That *was* my master password. Well, kind of. It was the one I had set up so the Husbear could access my information if I got hit by a bus. (Apparently, he is unaware of case-sensitivity when it comes to passwords.) But I changed the password anyway.

Next time I’ll just seal the password in an envelope and not actually tell him what the password is.

Until next time...
Erik

My duck’s bigger than your duck!

Mysterious package with no name arrives in the mail. But there’s a rubber ducky sticker on it. Good sign that it’s not an explosive device at least.

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The contents are well wrapped. I think there’s an entire package of that paper in here.

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Lo and behold, it’s a cute rubber duck!

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But wait, there’s something printed on the bottom of the package.

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Well hello Mr. Ducky!

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Thank you Mr. Anonymous. 😉

Until next time...
Erik

Stop SOPA and PIPA!

My site will go dark on January 18 in protest of the U.S. Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECT-IP Act (PIPA).

On January 24th, Congress will vote to pass internet censorship in the Senate, even though the vast majority of Americans are opposed. We need to kill the bill—PIPA in the Senate and SOPA in the House—to protect our rights to free speech, privacy, and prosperity.

I personally feel very strongly about freedom of expression. I believe strongly not only in people’s self expression, but in the free form of that expression.

Help fight against internet censorship. Call your congress person and express your commitment to the free expression of ideas, as protected by the U.S. Constitution. Learn more at SOPAstrike.com and AmericanCensorship.org.

Until next time...
Erik