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Heartbleed Bug

by @ Monday, December 1st, 2014. Filed under New Paradigms, YukYuks

Once again a Canadian bank impresses the Portable Consultant with its leading edge technology… “Last month Canadian startup Bionym, maker of a wearable security device dubbed Nymi, teamed up with Canada’s largest lender, Royal Bank of Canada, and credit card giant MasterCard to test a technology that uses a person’s heartbeat to verify payments and […]

Confused copiers rewriting documents

by @ Wednesday, August 7th, 2013. Filed under New Paradigms, YukYuks

So which is worse… blurred numbers or incorrect numbers? What could this do to scanned & digitized documents? The Portable Consultant is thinking of his medical records. Yikes! BBC: Confused copiers rewriting documents http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23588202 Cheers, -pmh

Who “gets” Internet and who doesn’t

by @ Tuesday, April 12th, 2011. Filed under Grumbles, Ramblings, YukYuks

Oh, joy… we have a federal election on May 2nd. Being concerned about big ISP monopolies who had lobbied for per-user data caps and an “anti-Internet set of “Lawful Access” policies that would have Internet providers collect personal information without court oversight” The Portable Consultant  “signed” this petition by OpenMedia.ca and they sent an email […]

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