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The unnamed "TD Six"/"TS Erika," or Where Is The NHC?

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Tropical Depression Six being ignored by the Hurricane Center!

Tropical Weekend: Ana, Bill…and Claudette??

Well, it’s been a big day in the Atlantic, and it doesn’t look like it will end any time soon. You may have read my history of Tropical Depression Two (now Tropical Storm Ana) yesterday morning, and you may have further seen my tweet about the formation of Tropical Storm Bill (only 6 hours after [...]

The crazy story of Tropical Depression Two

OK, maybe it’s not THAT crazy, but I find it amusing, mostly how the National Hurricane Center is handling the whole thing. Some history: It’s August and we’ve yet to see a Tropical Storm in the Atlantic. Last year at this time T.S. Fay (the 6th storm of the season) was just forming. All in [...]

You give love (and Podcars) a bad name

Most of my blog reads probably know of my interest in PRT/Podcars, so today I was surfing around on links off a blog post about PRT and I ran into a website called PRTProject.com. Naturally, I was excited. It’s always fun to see new and interesting websites about the concept. When I stopped being excited [...]

Just say "no" to DDoS attacks

Do you remember what happened one year ago today? Do remember what happened to Twitter, Facebook and LiveJournal over the last 36 hours? Given the rumors that the DDoS attacks on these three social networks were carried out by Russian hackers/crackers I don’t think it’s too much of a stretch to assume that the DDoS [...]