posted 2010-07-28 2012 by masen
Our congress just passed the Financial Reform Bill on July 15th, establishing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. What's interesting to note however is in the following paragraph:
Independent Bureau Is Established. The Financial Reform Act creates the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, an independent bureau within the Federal Reserve System. Under the direction of a presidential appointee, the Bureau implements federal consumer financial laws through rulemaking, orders, policy statements, guida...
posted 2010-07-17 1838 by masen
This video really said a lot to me this afternoon:
Population is projected to double in Africa in the next 50 years to 2 billion people. I wonder how much dryer and warmer the planet is going to be by then...Does anyone else see where this is going?!-- -->
posted 2010-07-16 1534 by masen
There's not much to say, just watch it. Oh and don't turn it off, he gets to the racial disparity of it all as well!-- -->
posted 2010-07-12 2335 by masen
The Linksys WRT54GL is arguably one of the most rock solid home/office routers that one can buy today. Even though the hardware is becoming more and more dated running one with a custom firmware can give someone like me (a nerdy hobbyist) an extremely powerful router for a relatively low price.
I recently traded my dad my never WRT110N wireless-N router for his older WRT54GL purely for the ability to run custom firmware. Unfortunately I also learned something pretty interesting about how these router!-- -->...
posted 2010-07-02 2030 by masen
posted 2010-07-02 2028 by masen
"So we're not obliged to "please" you or follow your alleged guidelines or anything like that?"
"Absolutely not. Never issued a single guideline in the lifetime of this Universe. Have to find your own way out of the maze. And one early improvement is to stop expecting me - or anyone else - to come and help you out."
-- Harry Stottle
Almost sounds crazy enough to believe even...