Ghostly Images of Urban Decay

Randomly, I will select a Flickr Group and subscribe to it for a while, just to see what images bubble to the surface.

 

All Rights Reserved — Carey Primeau

This picture is a stunning photograph — part of a series taken inside an abandoned monastery in Chicago (picturesstory).

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Lord Black wants to come home…NOT!

Conrad Black, who gave up his Canadian citizenship to sit in the House of Lords, wants it back.
Problem: he faces eight fraud charges in the US [here] . Takeaway quote from the article:

“I have settled into my new life as a freedom fighter,” said Black.

I think that he should be held to exactly the same standard that any foreign immigrant is when applying for Canadian citizenship.
Can’t wait to hear him explain away the criminal charges/conviction part of the questionnaire.
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WRT54G(L): Interesting Behaviour

I was futzing around with my WRT54G(L) last night and did something wrong. I thought I had bricked the damn thing. Much cursing and swearing ensued as I put a BEFSX41 on the front-end of the network (I have three of these; don’t ask why) and wandered upstairs with the lump of black and blue plastic that used to be the hub of my wireless network.
After much fiddling, I thought I had it working, so I plugged it into the network drop I have at my desk…and the damn thing disappeared!
Not physically, but from the network. I couldn’t connect to it via the network ports, and when I did connect wirelessly, I got an IP address from the wired router..????
Then the lightbulb went on. It appears that when you put a WRT54G(L) on a network behind another router (most likely only happens with other Linksys devices) , it immediately becomes an access point ONLY.
This was the way it was supposed to work.
And people wonder why Linksys/Cisco sells so many of these damn things. With automagic behaviour like this, it makes the world of networking so much easier for morons like me.
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