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Printer issue - WSD port

At some point in life in the past several weeks something happened to my printer and it started having issues printing. The printer is an HP Deskjet 2600 series. The issue was print jobs would get jammed in the queue and I was unable to delete them. The process was:

wsd printer port I would print something

Conveyed Concept

Conveyed concept

concept12 years ago (2007) I wrote this article and placed it on Wikipedia. 10 years later they decide they don't like it and deleted it. 10 years! It went through a peer review and countless other revisions and checks. So, I'm cleaning it up and publishing on my site 2 years after they deleted.


ZombieLoad - A new but not so new threat

The latest threat to computers is the Zombieload vulnerability.

So many of the known threats to computer devices are because of how the software or hardware was created. The exploits and vulnerabilities we discover are flaws in how the system or code was constructed. Is it possible that we just didn’t have the tools we needed to test for security flaws?

zombieload exploit

What is Server-less

Cloud = server on the Web

I recently completed a project where I successfully moved a company from a server environment to one that is "serverless".

NYT- Technology

  • Monday, November 23, 2020 - 04:00
    Dennis Overbye
    It might be possible, physicists say, but not anytime soon. And there’s no guarantee that we humans will understand the result.

  • Monday, November 23, 2020 - 04:00
    Benedict Carey
    The Department of Veterans Affairs has turned to machine-learning to help identify vets at risk of taking their own lives.

  • Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 20:00
    Paul Mozur and Don Clark
    Intel and Nvidia chips power a supercomputing center that tracks people in a place where government suppresses minorities, raising questions about the tech industry’s responsibility.

  • Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 04:00
    Nicole Sperling
    The announcement that “Wonder Woman 1984” will be released in theaters and on HBO Max on Christmas Day is the clearest sign that streaming is now central to the film industry’s business model.

  • Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 14:16
    Maria Cramer
    Lynn Conway was one of the company’s most promising young computer engineers but after confiding to supervisors that she was transgender, they fired her.

Memphis Business Journal

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 07:25
Susan Ellis
Money makes the world go round, but can we get a nod for compassion and kindness? What about the notion for caring about our fellow man? Consider the dignity of earning a learning wage, of being recognized and acknowledged. Imagine this. A business is founded, not with an eye toward big profit but with a focus on big good. Businesses that are for and about the community. What a radical idea. “My background is white privilege,” said Carey Moore.  She said she and her husband Rick were…

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 07:25
Memphis-area bankruptcy courts recorded three business filings — including two with total debts above $1 million — during the week that ended Nov. 13, 2020. Year to date through Nov. 13, 2020, the court recorded 70 Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings, a 49% increase from the same span the prior year. Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection typically provides for the liquidation of a business’ assets to satisfy creditor claims, while Chapter 11 protection enables a business to restructure…

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 18:07
Jacob Steimer
Bars and restaurants must enforce masking at all times customers aren't actively eating or drinking. A new Health Directive released Friday evening included that requirement, along with a return to 50% occupancy and 10 p.m. closure for all full- and limited-service restaurants. More than a month has passed since the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) last issued an updated Health Directive to combat the coronavirus, and it's been months since any of its proclamations contained new, major restrictions.…

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 14:35
Susan Ellis
“We wanted to create a business that would focus on the employees and their families and their livelihoods," said Kristin Fox-Trautman, owner of Inspire Cafe in Binghampton.

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 14:33
Susan Ellis
Meet Dr. David Schwartz of UTHSC. A 2020 Health Care Hero, Schwartz was selected for his dedication to his profession as a radiation oncologist as well as his work to get COVID testing sites established in the Mid-South.

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