Alan Porter (@rockhopper)

Raleigh, NC, USA

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Recent tweets

Once again, @Moogfest, as you get closer to the 2017 date, I’d like to share suggestions from last year. blog.alanporter.com/2016-05-22/moo… See bottom.

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Hey mobile phone carriers: how about some sort of HTTPS-like cert validation for caller ID, to prevent spoofing?

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phone call routing/filtering idea: if originating number has placed more than N calls in the last hour, send directly to voice mail

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I think most of our snow must’ve fallen between 2am and 3am.

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davewiner MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award. media.mit.edu/disobedience/

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ACLU BREAKING: Congress fast-tracks resolution to allow internet providers to sell consumer data without permission aclu.org/news/aclu-comm…

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Show of hands, who actually listens to the comedy stations on @SIRIUSXM? Predigested sound bites, no context, with commercials, yuck!

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DYanceyMusic Martin’s Spring Musical, Once Upon A Mattress, is quickly approaching. Make plans to see it. It’s gonna be great!..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…sw

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Just saw a Smart Car with a trailer hitch.

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@plugusin The article is not so clear. Using your own power brick on an electrical outlet is good, untrusted USB port is bad.

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Hey @ChevyElectric, what happened to the siren red Volt, as pictured here? Red option disappeared from your web site this week.

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Not sure what @CostcoAuto thinks they’re saving me. Drove 85 miles for a quote that’s same as what’s listed on car manufacturer’s web site.

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Learned how to use a new tool today: ‘jq’ is a pretty cool JSON unpacker, filter, and prettifier. It looks like it can do a lot more, too.

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BTW, @RobertFischer, I still listen to @anjibee and @daveslounge, which you recommended to me in 2009 or so. Thanks!

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.@rtphokie: “Now to just keep myself from writing Monkey on all my checks.” - wr.al/177Vg

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.@Moogfest Organizers, as you’re planning for 2017, a review of 2016 from a local >40 tech geek, with advice. blog.alanporter.com/2016-05-22/moo…

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@99piorg Bottom of 99pi site says prev/next. “next” goes to “next page” of “previous stories”. Woah, mind blown. Older/newer, maybe? :-D

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I’m pretty sure the J stands for “Jackass”.

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Last night’s finale of Sherlock… I never want to see such appalling, immature claptrap again. - dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/arti…

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2600 сделать америки здорово снова

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OlofsonArcade When will it be cool again to listen to people who actually have some fucking clue what they’re talking about?

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Brrr, it’s time to come inside and grab a warm drink from the fridge.

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