Technology

Video game helps young people blast cancer Story by Lisa Baertlein  In the midst of all the commercialism, nihilism, and sheer craziness in the news most days, I found this little article that deserves a greate share of the available bandwidth than it will probably get: LOS ANGELES (Reuters) –…



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I’ve just finished upgrading from WordPress 1.52 to WordPress 2.02, following a warning from my host that they were upgrading all WordPress installations due to a security vulnerability in 1.5x. I must confess that I approached this upgrade with some trepidation, since when WP 2.00 was released I had read posts in…



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First, if you think your system may already have been compromised, start by running Trend Micro’s Free online virus scan (this is a good idea even if you have an AV program and fear it may have been compromised). If the online scanner finds anything and can remove it, great….



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As Jack Kapica reports in the Globe and Mail (August 5, 2004), “two programs — Connect Ontario: Partnering for Smart Communities (COPSC) and Connect Ontario: Broadband Regional Access Program (COBRA)” have been cancelled. The programs, created in 2000, were “part of a five-year program to deliver high-speed Internet service and…



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