DDOS attacks explained

If you are a gamer (and chances are that if you are reading this post, you are), you've likely heard of the Lizard Squad attacks on PSN and XBL. Kotaku has a great post explaining what DDOS attacks are and why they're so difficult to prevent. As I was fairly n00bish on the matter, I found…

Only the Browns…

... would need to address that the GM and coach have not been fired in a press conference. Overall, though, I'm pleased with the season. The Browns showed a lot of toughness, and there are some excellent pieces in place to take it to the next level. We need to go d-line in the draft,…

Another Cleveland QB takes the field

With Johnny Football on the IR and Hoyer himself nursing a shoulder injury, Connor Shaw will make his first NFL start on Sunday. I actually like this move. The Browns have nothing to play for, and even though it's against the Ravens, it might be a lower pressure situation than Manziel faced two weeks ago or…

More Catallaxy Services Updates

I've been pretty busy with the Catallaxy Services website.  Since my last post on the topic, I've implemented steps 2, 3, and 4 of my master plan for two of my presentations.  Those two presentations are Much Ado About Hadoop and APPLY Yourself. Step 2:  Add a "Links and Further Information" section to each presentation.…

An early contender for dumbest HOF ballot

Meet Garry Brown, "Special to the Republican." He is your one stop shop for all of your Venus the golden retriever news! Does Venus like cheesecake? Click to find out! Oh, and he somehow has an HOF ballot, which is: News item: Dec. 17 deadline set for Baseball Hall of Fame ballots. I voted for Jeff…