Monthly Archives: May 2012

Consolidate all your logins and passwords into a single account using LastPass

Over the last few years, I’ve had to create logins at well over 100 different websites.  Some of these I use heavily, like Google, Facebook, or Twitter, and others I use only rarely, like AAA or Consumer Reports.  Yet for … Continue reading

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Toddler Negotiation Strategy: The Neutral Third Party

My favorite quote about parenting is by John Wilmot: Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories. Any time I hear or read about someone espousing the right … Continue reading

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A powershell script for running reverse lookups on many IP addresses at once

I often find myself looking at web logs when researching anomalous traffic on our servers.  It’s not uncommon for a poorly written web scraper to come through the system and generate spurious errors, and I start looking at what IP … Continue reading

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If you never incur overage charges, you may be on the wrong mobile plan

Long ago, I did some research and switched us to a $15/month 200MB data plan from AT&T.  I had determined that neither of us ever exceeded 150MB (usually closer to 100MB), so it was an easy decision to switch from … Continue reading

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