Author Archives: Kevin

About Kevin

Just an old guy with opinions that I like to bounce off other people.

Can I guess your password?

I probably could. Just give me a few billion guesses. Web sites that you log into don’t store your password; they use some cryptographic technique to store a scrambled version of it. When you log in, they scramble the password … Continue reading

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I feel like I’m being followed

I posted a message last year on the Tesla forum about an upcoming round trip of about 200 miles and whether I could make it on my then Model S 60. The consensus was that I’d have to find some … Continue reading

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Habitat tablet

So I was out on the Habitat build site in Greenville today, using my Habitat tablet computer. As you can see from the photo, it sports a 7” diagonal screen and has a convenient kick stand. You can write on … Continue reading

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Don’t order online from Pizza Inn

I get email offers from Pizza Inn from time to time, and some of the coupons are pretty good. Today I clicked to order online and the order for two pizzas was $3 more than what it said on the … Continue reading

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My new car

What? You only bought a new car in September! I upgraded my Model S 60 to a Model S 75 “over the air.” I paid some money and my old car turned into a different model. It took about 10 … Continue reading

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Got my 15 minutes of fame

I’ve been trying to identify exactly what my personal “15 minutes of fame” has been. I have a new candidate, only this one is limited to Japan. Late last year, a reporter from The Nikkei, the leading Japanese business daily … Continue reading

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A radical solution to my data problem

My doctor told me to get more exercise, and so now I walk a couple of miles a day. I usually do it about 4 pm when “All Things Considered” is on NPR. There’s an app for that and I … Continue reading

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