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I casseroled a brace of pheasant for this evenings meal.
Braised the birds then put them in a dish with root veg, red wine, black peppercorns, mustard and a dash or sweet chilli sauce.
Just tasted a sip of the sauce and my mouth is watering.
Going to serve it with roast potatoes and asparagus.
Obscurum per obscurius.
Ad astra per alas porci.
Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur.
Forecast for today is 44C (111F). Total fire ban throughout the state. Its a Saturday so power grid will be challenged. It has failed in the past on hot days due to demand. Need to make sure our dog is cool.
Too hot for beach or anything much else so read a book maybe.
Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.
so it's 7:30 on a saturday Morning now. Sun coming up and melting the surface ice?
Incidentally, something I've always wondered. Why is CP in Canadia? were you in Canadia and started CP there, or maybe you took some tax advice from DD and moved to Canadia for the extreme rebating system?
Or maybe Griff had pics of you with the NSW Sheep?
I'd be interested in a 'how CP came about' article - or a link to it if it has already been written...
Because Oz has no extradition treaty with Canadia. Apparently the provincials in Aussieland take a dim view of frolicking with smaller animals under the influence of fermented vegemite and threatened to prosecute after that famous server room incident (allegedly involving the CP staff and a number of inebriated hamsters) of 2004.
Because I would imagine that, for the vast majority of us, the content of our emails is beyond mundane and boring and simply not worth the effort of encrypting. If some nameless, pfy at the NSA has been unfortunately tasked with reading my emails and those of pretty much everyone I know. I would suggest resigning immediately in protest at heaving to read through such dross.
What I don't get (like with Target) is why business (who should know better and should have known it years ago) are not already employing (strong) encryption to protect their secrets. I suspect the reason is the same as the banks give for not beefing up security to stop credit card fraud: whilst they are losing less than it would cost to implement suitable security, there is no real incentive for them to do anything.
"If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur." Red Adair. Those who seek perfection will only find imperfection nils illegitimus carborundum
What's needed is a decentralized internet, one without IP's
Seems like an oxymoron. The whole concept of the internet revolves around using IPs to drive and address where messages get sent. Remove IPs, and you lose the protocol to communicate. So, what is the replacement protocol you recommend for it? How would targeted messages work? I'm assuming targeted because IP is an open book and you are talking about throwing out everything developed so far for communications.
You can encrypt all the data in the world, but if you ever need to share that with somebody (credit card companies when processing transactions for example) then the data is susceptible to theft. One way algorithms don't work that well when you need to look up customer information. For example lets say that a company stored CC numbers using one-way encryption. In order for the credit card company to match that encrypted value with a value it stores in its database, it would have to know the encryption method and key, then encrypt every number in its database looking for it. In order to do that, it would have to store the credit card numbers in the original format...
Somebody has to have the key to unlock the data. As long as the encryption is reversible then data can be stolen. Even just decrypting into a memory location for use means it can be stolen by memory scrapers.
I don't see this problem going away anytime soon, the best a company can do is to store data internally encrypted and keep up on network security.