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Tunnelling outside firewalls with HTTP

I like working at the library downtown, but for us UNIX geeks their wifi is frustratingly locked down. No outgoing connections on port 22 are allowed, meanin...

Pricing models vs. the internet

I recently purchased toner for my printer. At a shop near my house, the cartridge cost $85 plus tax. I found an online store selling compatible cartridges fr...

Cultural appropriation examples

The marching band I play in met to talk about cultural appropriation and music last night. We did a lot of background reading to prepare for the discussion, ...

Butter chicken

Going through some papers, Sh. and I came across the long-lost butter chicken recipe we developed for our committement ceremony in July 2010. We fed this to ...