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“5 of the Most Important JFK Files the CIA Is Still Hiding” by Jefferson Morely

An excerpt from the above linked-to article follows:

The government’s release of long-secret JFK assassination records is generating headlines and hype worldwide. 667 more words


Migrating to Hugo and GitHub Pages

I wanted to have greater control over my blog, so I’ve been thinking about moving it to a self-hosted WordPress installation. In the end, I decided to migrate from WordPress to a static blog generated with… 506 more words


First blog post

The term chat room, or chatroom, is primarily used to describe any form of synchronous conferencing, occasionally even asynchronous conferencing. The term can thus mean any technology ranging from real-time online chat and online interaction with strangers (e.g., online forums) to fully immersive graphical social environments. 102 more words


BetaNews: Disqus hacked!

BetaNews: Disqus hacked!. “So, Disqus has been hacked. Yeah, it is what we at BetaNews — plus many other websites — use for commenting. Should you be worried? 55 more words

Security & Legal Issues

A Voice of Colorado No. 340 Version 5.0:

On October 2, 2017 more than fifty people were killed and more than five hundred were injured when a man with the means to do so unleashed injury and death on a concert taking place outside of the Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. 419 more words


A Voice of Colorado No. 260 Version 5.0:

Several e-mails recently regarding a series of comments posted to the Disqus channel belonging to a newspaper published by Digital First Media, which explicitly asserted that anyone who voted for or supports the President of the United States of America is “a Neo-Nazi”. 85 more words


Q&A with BoingBoing developer Dean Putney: How the popular site handles millions of views per month -- and why it switched from Movable Type to WordPress

By any stretch, the eclectic, all-things-geeky BoingBoing.net is big — and not just for a blog. The site describes itself as “A Directory of Wonderful Things.” It is indeed. 1,070 more words