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Who knew? (Not me.) Windows 7 no longer comes with a telnet client

Saturday, March 31st, 2012
Oh well, downloading PuTTY.

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Download PuTTY – a free SSH and telnet client for Windows
Download PuTTY. PuTTY is an SSH and telnet client, developed originally by Simon Tatham for the Windows platform. PuTTY is open source software that is available with source code and is developed and …

Staying warm & dry in the +Thunderhill Raceway Park clubhouse; day 2 of the +SCCA…

Saturday, March 31st, 2012
Staying warm & dry in the +Thunderhill Raceway Park clubhouse; day 2 of the +SCCA San Francisco Region 2012 Season Opener. Hope the racers brought their rain tires… or sailboats. Crazy weather out there today!

Live timing results are up and running for the +SCCA San Francisco Region Season…

Friday, March 30th, 2012
Live timing results are up and running for the +SCCA San Francisco Region Season Opener Double Regional races. Go to http://www.race-monitor.com/ to find the Race Monitor app for your Apple, Android or Windows mobile device.

Why is it every time I buy event tickets online (Cirque du Soleil in this case) I…

Friday, March 30th, 2012
Why is it every time I buy event tickets online (Cirque du Soleil in this case) I feel like I've just been doing business with a sleazy crack dealer?
"$100 / per ticket, 2 tickets, $5 'E-ticket use-your-own-printer fee'… your total comes to $226." Wait, what?
TicketMaster and their ilk will be the first up against the wall when the Revolution comes…

Predictions for tonight:

Friday, March 30th, 2012
– I will not win the Mega Millions jackpot.
– Happily, I will also not be struck by lightning nor eaten by a shark.

Yay, +CyanogenMod 9 Android 4.0.4 nightly builds are ready for the brave and adv…

Friday, March 30th, 2012
Yay, +CyanogenMod 9 Android 4.0.4 nightly builds are ready for the brave and adventurous!

High crime in Foster City; I think I want to be a cop there

Thursday, March 29th, 2012
Compare & contrast e.g. with San Jose…

"1031 E. Hillsdale Blvd., 7:41 p.m. Friday A boy chased from VIBE Teen Zone to Baja Fresh by a juvenile he'd hit with a chicken McNugget was admonished while waiting for a ride from his mother."

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Police Blotter – San Jose Mercury News
SAN JOSE1900 block of Tully Road, 12:04 a.m. Friday A business was robbed by two men who punched an employee in the face and threatened others present with a knife.

Intel HQ as seen in Google Maps 6.5.

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
Intel HQ as seen in Google Maps 6.5.

W00T, heads-up CyanogenMod CM9 (ICS) users, 4.0.4 is a-comin'!

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
W00T, heads-up CyanogenMod CM9 (ICS) users, 4.0.4 is a-comin'!

Reshared post from +CyanogenMod

Android 4.0.4

As of this post, +Jean-Baptiste Queru is pushing the 4.0.4 changes to the AOSP repo, and we will begin our sync for CM9 when he is done.

We wanted to give another shout out to the AOSP team, without them, CM wouldn't be what it is today!

https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!topic/android-building/YoBlTfntDvo

"Ticket me once, shame on you. Ticket me two or three times…"

Monday, March 26th, 2012
I guess she felt compelled to try and make up the time/miles lost due to being pulled over? #FAIL

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Sacto 9-1-1: CHP stops motorist suspected of speeding three times in an hour – sacbee.com
The California Highway Patrol alleges that a Hayward woman just wouldn’t slow down after twice being stopped for going over 100 mph. Officers stopped Lynne Kathleen Cahill-Gomez three times Saturday…..