Change a Light Bulb, Make a Difference

The next time you need to replace a light bulb in your house, consider using one of the compact fluorescent variety. They use less than 2/3 energy than regular incandescent bulbs, last 10 times longer, and will save you over $30 in energy costs over its lifetime. There have been a couple of eye-opening articles […]


How Comment Spammers do Their Dirty Work

I came across a screencast today that demos a powerful tool used by spammers to pollute message boards, wikis, blogs, and other types of online software. It’s called XRumer, and makes it easy to get through CAPTCHA tests, email confirmations, and other common techniques that supposedly prevent spammers. I’m a lot less confident in these […]