Category Archives: Misc.

Credit Card Skimmers Still in Business

A credit card skimmer was discovered on an ATM machine at a Sparks bank. The customers complained when they did not get their receipts. This is a reminder that the bad guys are still hanging around.  Use this knowledge to … Continue reading

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Yes, We’re in a Bubble, Higher Education, That Is

Yes, We’re in a bubble.  But it’s not what you think. According to Peter Thiel.Thiel correctly called the end of the tech bubble and likewise recognized that we were in a housing bubble and then wisely stood aside. And after … Continue reading

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Gas Prices in Nevada, Reno and Las Vegas

From Channel 5, Las Vegas: According to AAA, gas prices in Las Vegas are $3.88, up just one cent from last week. In Reno, the price for a gallon of regular gas is now $4.05. The Nevada average, however, is … Continue reading

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Zillow Buys Postlets

Here’s an interesting story. Zillow bought Postlets. Postlets is that web site that allows you to create a flyer and syndicates the information across the web. The story is that Zillow didn’t really want to make this purchase.  It was … Continue reading

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April Fool: I Bit

I have to hand it to I was viewing my stats.  It showed a huge jump in traffic.  But it was not quite clear.  The numbers did not agree. Then, when I looked closer at the detail, it said … Continue reading

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Recover Windows 7 Admin Password

I spent a lot of time this week on a problem with a Windows 7 laptop. Somehow, the admin password had changed. No, we did not forget it. One day we could not get access. I was able to access … Continue reading

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Reno Air Races, This Week

The Reno National Championship Air Races are being held this week.  I’ll be there. The Reno Championship Air Races are being held this week. I’ll see you out there.

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