I found this interactive refugee and migrant crime map for Europe. There are a couple of interesting points to this site. On their FAQ page they explain what they are about. http://www.refcrime.info/en/ 1. Who is behind this project? This project is solely supported by people that feel very concerned about their own and their families' … Continue reading Interesting Crime map
Some thoughts on various items this week Illegal immigration: I was in Texas a short time ago and talked with a person very involved in the situation on the Texas border. The gist of the discussion was that our borders are wide open and our politicians are actively preventing those tasked with border security. The … Continue reading Immigration (illegal type), Facebook, Hobby Lobby
It’s been a busy time. Granted, that’s not a good excuse for the laps in posting. But in truth, I don’t know if I have much more to say. The fears I had of this administration appear to be coming true and even many of the vast Obama supporters are feeling discouraged. The Republican party … Continue reading News, internet, Mexico
I’ve seen this question in number of articles lately. The first answer is often that the home experience is much better now with large screen TV’s, tivo and the like. The chart below is why I don’t go to football games. Yes, my home experience is better, or better on the pocketbook. Now add the … Continue reading Why are fewer people going to football games?
BlackBerry reports large second quarter loss I once used a Blackberry. I liked it a lot at the time. It was the only phone I could get real time email alerts for my work email. This opened up the ability to leave the desk now and then. But outside of that capability it didn’t offer … Continue reading The poor Blackberry
Is Ben Affleck really the next batman. In the upcoming Superman sequel, it’s reported that Ben is the pick for the new Batman. I don't mind Ben Affleck. I don’t think our political views are a match but most of his movies have been ok. But that’s kind of it, just ok. Batman is a … Continue reading Batman, Ben Affleck? Really?
Why Nobody Cares About the Surveillance State On their face, Edward Snowden's revelations about the National Security Agency's secret mass electronic data surveillance system should have created a political firestorm for the Obama administration and the U.S. Congress. …In other words, the government outright lied to the public and was caught in its own lies… … Continue reading Apathy in Surveillance?
Starting the PMP (Project Management Professional) course this week. This will be the last class I take for a while. Then I'll be concentrating on taking the exams for the courses over the last two months. I've completed the ITIL Certification so far. Courses taken: Security +, Network +, CISSP, Project Management fundamentals.
So I’ve got a little experiment going on. I’ve cut myself off from TV news. It’s only been a couple of days but my little bubble of a world feels much better now. I’ve decided I really don’t need to know anything. The less I know the less angry I am. You know there was … Continue reading No news is good news
Best quote I’ve read on the Petraeous / Allen affair. This was in regard to the Broadwell and Jill Kelly aspect. Over at the Daily Beast is a dumb as mud article of the Lewinsky-ing of Paula Broadwell. It’s a dumb piece but I did find this gem in the comments. citivas 5pts 11 hours … Continue reading Best quote so far.