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All Hollows Eve and All Saints Day

Published on October 31, 2022 at 6:20 pm by LEW

This is “All Saints Day”, meaning yesterday evening was “All Hollows Eve” (across the international date line so I am several hours ahead). Or as is said in the United States “Halloween”. However, Halloween tradition here in the Philippines is somewhat different than in the States. I spent a good portion of the evening and night at the cemetery, remembering the those departed form the world. (more…)

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Encryption from Prying Eyes

Published on February 13, 2022 at 5:30 am by LEW


Today we will start the  discussion about encryption, which has been around as long as as there have been people interested in things that are none of their business (aka prying eyes). Encryption has been one of the tools to keep these snoops at bay. (more…)

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