Author Archives: Alan Stryder

About Alan Stryder

Just an opinionated cable guy.

My Twitter Account is under Subpoena by the US Government

…Along with 637,000 other accounts that subscribe to WikiLeaks. WikiLeaks is who I am following, but if you follow Julian Assange, Bradley Manning, Rop Gongrijp or Brigitta Jonsdottir among a few others you are a part of the same subpoena. … Continue reading

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New Year Prediction: The Rebel Forces Strike Back!

Last year was was an interesting, if not alarming year concerning free speech and net neutrality. The big subject to watch of course is the ongoing controversy surrounding Julian Assange and WikiLeaks. The mistake here is to assume that this … Continue reading

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Google Chrome OS Tentatively Released

Google’s Chrome OS has been tentatively released in a "pilot program" for testers who will receive a Cr-48 Chrome Notebook. To receive the notebook, one must apply to beta–err pilot test the forthcoming operating system. Google has apparently already signed … Continue reading

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Multi-Monitor Support Forces More Use from Windows Partition

I’ve been struggling with multi-monitor support for a while now. I’m still not 100% satisfied, but I think I’ve got the best solution possible for my circumstances. I should probably share my system specs before I go any further.. CPU: … Continue reading

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Implications of the WikiLeaks Scandals

I’ve been following the story of Julian Assange’s arrest and of course the US government reaction to the cable leaks. I wasn’t going to bother with a post about this, but the more I read, the more it seems to … Continue reading

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The Year of Linux (Take 19)

The general consensus (according to w3counter.com, which gets its data from web-usage only) the current Linux market share for the Linux OS is approximately 1.5% (as of October 2010). Yes there are other stats that give different numbers, but this … Continue reading

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Richard Stallman is Right

I’ve been "dabbling" in Linux for a number of years now, but I’ve really only given it a serious try in the last few of months. During that time I’ve become very interested in the Open Source and Free Software … Continue reading

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