Julia Video

Happy Julia Video

I’m making my first real attempt at uploading a video to the site. I haven’t figured out a way to easily embed it in the site, or how to convert an avi file to a flash file. (If you know of a way, leave it in the comments.)

Anyway, here is a video of Julia being happy. Right click on the link and save the file.


Spammers in Greensboro

Earlier this week, I ran across an article where someone in Greensboro was sending out spam messages from a local cafe.

I didn’t necessarily find that the interesting part, but the article itself. It seems to assume the reader has almost no knowledge of many basic principles. Examples: it explains what spam is, that spam is annoying, and that Wi-Fi lets you “tap the Internet without wires.” I guess I figured that anyone reading the article would know about that.

One last thing I took away. The owner thinks the spammer was up to mischief. I disagree. They saw an opportunity to send millions of messages without paying for the bandwidth and they took advantage of the situation. No mischief there, just pure greed.