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Jeff Macdonald
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Last Saturday, the New York Times published a feature article on the wealthiest 1% of Americans. The on-line version of the article included interactive features like this interactive map showing where your household ranks in the country and in local regions. The print edition, however, included some different (and necessarily static) representations of US wealth data, such as this map of where the wealthiest 1% live: (Image credit: New York Tim...
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Network geeks, I have a challenge for you.

You have two machines that need to communicate with each other. There is a firewall in between. You don't have access to it. You don't have root on either machine. Your program relies on a high numbered (unprivileged) UDP/TCP port, but the program was started by a different user id, which you don't have rights to. You do have access to an unprivileged account.

Supposedly the firewall configured to allow your apps to communicate. Yet your program doesn't work. How do you prove that the firewall is misconfigured?
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Thanks Jim. I know of netcat. The extra challenge was to be able to use ports being actively used. In the end, I wrote a simple perl program and ultimately the service that was using the ports had to be stopped in order to use the test program.
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I'm all for cheap storage, but these guys are making some interesting claims.
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Smartphone means death of SMS, right?
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right but i think sms  is still going to be the most common format shareable between platforms.  you can text from dumb phone, text from iphone, android, pc, there are even voice to text numbers. maybe communication flows to the most common platform.
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  • Message Systems
    Solutions Architect, 2011 - present
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    Director of Messaging Systems, 2000 - 2011
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Email technologist by day, emerging Craft Brewer by nights and weekends.
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  • Long Island University - Southampton Campus
    Computational Math, 1985 - 1990
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The Going to Bed Book-Boynton
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(Longmont, CO) - Left Hand Brewing announced during the Great American Beer Festival its latest innovation: Milk Stout Nitro in bottles. The

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Get detailed financial information on EXACTTARGET INC COM USD0.0005 (NYSE:ET) including real-time stock quotes, historical charts & fina

ICU Tool - Data Library Customizer
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Here is a tool to create a custom ICU data library.

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