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Passwords and passphrases – upgrade your password security

I recently upgraded my password security after reading an Intercept article about passphrases vs passwords. The skinny: passphrases are better when it comes to something like a master password, or for locking or encrypting a local folder or drive, but for individual websites, random passwords generated by a password generator (such as LastPass) are quite […]

Barefoot shoes! (Not April Fool’s)

Barefoot running shoes? Are you serious??!? Yes. They exist. They sell on Amazon (and elsewhere). And they’re apparently great for you. A kind reader recently sent me an email with a link to her  very interesting article, 15 Health Benefits of Barefoot Running Shoes, According to Science (+8 Tips for Beginners). She’d spotted my blog […]

2nd-hand book sale!

(Updated October 18th,  2017 2017年10月18日作成。) All profits go to charity Click here to see all my book-sale posts, or copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://bit.ly/sheffners2ndhandbooks Many thanks to those of you who purchased some of these books. See all my Japanese books for sale here: http://bit.ly/myjapanesebooksforsale 売っている日本語の本の全てはこちら> bit.ly/myjapanesebooksforsale 売っている本(英語も日本語も)の全てはこちら> http://bit.ly/sheffners2ndhandbooks 「Get Shorty」 を 1,180 […]

歴史の中古本(2)

日本語の本を売っています。 (Updated September 6th, 2017 2017年9月6日更新。) All profits go to charity Click here to see all my book-sale posts, or copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://bit.ly/sheffners2ndhandbooks Many thanks to those of you who purchased some of these books. See all my Japanese books for sale here: http://bit.ly/myjapanesebooksforsale 売っている日本語の本の全てはこちら> bit.ly/myjapanesebooksforsale 売っている本(英語も日本語も)の全てはこちら> http://bit.ly/sheffners2ndhandbooks    「新版 シルクロード往来人物辞典」 […]

Recommended reading

This is a list of recommended reading, books and articles that I have found helpful in teaching me to think more clearly and understand cause and effect. First, some links to articles I used in the presentation on Feb. 25th, 2017. Swine Flu:Swine_Flu_by_Rappoport_bitly_links.pdf MishTalk: 60,000 visas unbanned. Trump acted foolishly, irreponsibly, and likely illegally. Logical […]

Best wishes for 2017

I recommend the following guides: Brett Kelly’s “Evernote Essentials”, Dan Gold’s $5 guides to Getting Everything Done with Evernote and Springpad, and DocumentSnap Solutions’ Paperless Document Organization Guides. Be sure to try DocumentSnap’s free email course on going paperless first before buying his products. Sign up for it on his homepage. Disclosure of Material Connection: […]

Quote of the week

Check zerohedge, they have an article about how the NGOs are bringing in the migrants from N Africa. Includes names of ships. It may be inferred that countries are becoming irrelevant and politics are a stage game. Gregg December 4, 2016 1:27:33 at 1:27 PM The Zerohedge article referred to: Something Strange is Happening in […]

Song for the week, and for a lifetime

“When you see another human being, what do you see?” A fat person? A stupid person? A white person? A black person? A green person? A man? A woman? An old person? A young person? Or do you see a human being? Do we even know what a human being really is? Do your eyes […]

Thought for the day

Prem Rawat I recommend the following guides: Brett Kelly’s “Evernote Essentials”, Dan Gold’s $5 guides to Getting Everything Done with Evernote and Springpad, and DocumentSnap Solutions’ Paperless Document Organization Guides. Be sure to try DocumentSnap’s free email course on going paperless first before buying his products. Sign up for it on his homepage. Disclosure of […]

Quote of the day

First, a map. (Click for a larger version to get the full impact.) Quote of the day. From a quick look at Japanese TV last night and this morning, this seems to be all too true here as well (click for a larger version). I recommend the following guides: Brett Kelly’s “Evernote Essentials”, Dan Gold’s […]