Gongol.com Archives: May 2007
Brian Gongol


May 31, 2007

Graphics Graphic of the day: Sunburst

Water News Water may be inexpensive, but being cheap might cost US taxpayers

Computers and the Internet Time to retire Firefox 1.5
They're not going to update the old version anymore; Firefox users need to move up to version 2.0.0.4

Agriculture Ethanol is putting the squeeze on milk
Producing milk requires lots of feed, and much of the best feed is being diverted to ethanol production

Computers and the Internet How crooks can use Firefox extensions to create security problems
It's not enough to send people back to Internet Explorer, but it's reason for caution. Since extensions automatically check for updates, it's possible that people using Wi-Fi hotspots, for instance, could be subject to certain kinds of attacks. It's probably not a huge threat (since it would require lots of footwork by the crook), but it's a potential problem.

Computers and the Internet Round 2 for major QuickTime updates
Users (which includes most people) should get the update

The United States of America How a three-way Presidential race could be a lot of fun
Related: The economic platforms of the 2008 Presidential candidates, now including Michael Bloomberg and new entrant Fred Thompson.

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