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eero Home WiFi Mesh Network

Someone finally commercialised a configuration I have been using with multiple Airport Express/Extreme routers since 2009. From the eero With eero, you simply plug one device into your modem. Additional eeros simply need power from a standard outlet. They automatically connect to each other to create a single wireless mesh network that covers your whole home. If you already have Ethernet wiring, you can always choose to hardwire your additional eeros. From the article I wrote in 2009 when I…

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Mt. Gox Doxed

I occasionally read articles that say the Mt. Gox experience shows that bitcoins are an unusable and ultimately doomed form of currency because they’re a digital only medium and that they’ll always be open to fraud and theft because of it. I laugh at those people. Have they looked at our modern banking system and realized that 99% of the money in the world now only exists in digital format somewhere, sometimes with hard copy, but generally not? Yes, we’ve…

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Read with trust

Jorge Quinteros on the launch of the Read & Trust Network I read the blogs from those writers who eloquently share detailed information on one subject but who can then easily toggle onto something else. These are the people that I make it my business to learn from because they inspire me to hone my own craft. I’m not only deeply interested in what they write but on who they trust to get information on topics they have interest in.…

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Social Media and Network Security: Balancing Threats and Benefits

http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/social_media_and_network_security_balanc... “IT departments are stuck in an old world. In the old world, if an application has a business use, then it’s safe and you allow it. If it doesn’t have a business use, then it’s a threat and you block it. That black and white world is gone. Facebook has business uses, but it also poses threats.”…

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How to create a wireless mesh network with Apple AirPorts

Being able to get a robust wireless network signal around my house was something that I struggled with for some time. My Comcast cable broadband connection came in through my garage and basement, so that is where I had placed my wireless access point (WAP). The cable coax connected to my broadband bridge which was then connected to my 802.11n Apple Time Capsule (TC) WAP. The problem was that the wireless signal was not strong enough to reach throughout my…

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