Musings on Computing and Other Eclectic Topics

Guitar List Retired

After my list of banjo makers had been around for a few years, I thought I might expand my listings to include other Bluegrass instruments. I started a guitar list. However, I'm not keeping that up well and want to focus on banjos, so the guitar list is being retired and I won't be doing other instruments as originally planned.

The Worst Passwords of 2019

For years, SplashData published an annual list of worst passwords. The tradition seemed to stop in 2018 but the list from that year is still a useful reminder that good passwords are important.

Terabyte Update

Market volatility and questions about China make this an ideal moment in time to check in on the price of various storage technologies.

The New Microsoft Edge

The "New" Microsoft EdgeMicrosoft's new browser is both a big disappointment and a good move forward.

Running Red Alert 2 Today

Red Alert 2 remains my favorite PC game. Here's how I gave up my attempts to get it running in Windows 10 and retreated to safer waters.

Rapid PHP 2018

After a long gap of nearly three years, Blumentals releases the 2018 edition of its family of Web development tools, including Rapid PHP.

Expression Web 4 vs. Rapid PHP 2016

After six months of using Rapid PHP and Expression Web side-by-side, I have some further observations.

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