Hackers suck

Blah.  I hate hackers.  No, not the white hat ones that are cool and helping corporations, or the glamorous ones that Hollywood likes to portray in movies like Hackers or Tron or Swordfish, magically sifting through and finding loopholes in code in some glorified graphic world as they defeat some sinister agenda .  No … I hate the imbecile kiddie black hat hackers that have a ton of time and boredom and exist to just be a pain in your butt and annoy your daily life.  Why you may ask?  Well … I just spent the last 1.5 hours or so hardening my WordPress instance and cleaning up my database and posts because apparently my posts got hacked.  I apparently got hacked awhile ago before WordPress had released an update to fix one of their security holes a year ago, and all of my past posts have had random drug advertisements inserted into the body of their … Continued

The dawn of a new era!

Hello … is anyone there? First of all, sorry for the long posting drought. This last year has been pretty crazy around here with work, and I’m hoping to make a fresh start again and focus on what’s truly important and exciting … food and tech! Now let’s see … what’s happened recently that is worth blogging about? Well this last year has been pretty impressive with all the new iPad and iPhone growth, but that’s a topic for another day. Cloud based music solutions? Nah, not for today. Or perhaps the new Kindle? Nope, I think I’m more in a ranting mood today so I’m going to go with the whole Qwikster/Netflix announcement! Ahhh where to start. Well as I’m sure the whole world knows now, on September 18, 2011, a day that will live on in infamy as the day Netflix developed a TIME MACHINE. I mean, what … Continued