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Max OS X: Tunderbolt Ethernet trouble shooting (via: Ask Different)

Every once in a while my Gigabit Thunderbolt Ethernet adapter would show this in the Network Settings:

Status: Cable Unplugged Either the cable for Thunderbolt Ethernet is not plugged in or the device at the other end is not responding.

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Great page on Z80: Apple II with Softcard

If you ever used an Apple II with a Z80 card, then this page will look very familiar to you: Apple II with Softcard.


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Windows: authenticated command-line download from IIS server wget: no, cURL: yes.

Had to download a bunch of stuff over the command-line from an IIS server that was using authentication. Not basic authentication, but NTLM authentication.

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An intranet is a computer network that uses Internet Protocol technology to share information, operational systems, or computing services within an organization. This term is used in contrast to extranet, a network between organizations, and instead refers to a network within an organization.

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Some cool visual traceroute sites/mashups

It is always cool to see some mashups: apart from great examples, they also make for some good research material.