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I mainly use the statistical programming language R to solve problems, typically of a spatial, biological, and geographical nature. I have been using R since it was S-plus (back in the late 90s). Despite this I have an unfortunate tendency to resort to the for loop, which is not exactly favoured in R practice, probably because I learned to program using Turbo Pascal version 5.5!


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revised Specify which protocol (802.11 a, g, or n) a WiFi NIC should use when manufacturer has not provided a way to do this
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comment Specify which protocol (802.11 a, g, or n) a WiFi NIC should use when manufacturer has not provided a way to do this
@sawdust thank you for the clarification. I have edited the question to change references to "band" to "protocol" as this more correctly describes what I am interested in.
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revised Specify which protocol (802.11 a, g, or n) a WiFi NIC should use when manufacturer has not provided a way to do this
Changed band to protocol to be more precise.
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comment Reliably determine range of IP addresses that could be assigned to router
I know it is less secure, obviously, but opening 69.xxx.xxx.xxx in your example is certainly better than having no firewall at all. Or is this too risky?
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comment Reliably determine range of IP addresses that could be assigned to router
Unfortunately server is Windows 2003 using RRAS firewall. IP addresses only can be specified, so the nice DNS-based solution doesn't work. And I'd like to limit VPN access as well to only my home computer -- or is this overly secure.
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comment What is a long-term strategy to deal with CPU fan dust in my home office?
@Moab it would be interesting to find out if having an elevated (i.e. desk height) versus floor computer makes a noticeable difference. I wonder if anyone has two similar boxes in each of these positions that could talk about their comparative dust exposures.
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I really like the idea of using high quality furnace filters (i.e. cutting it up and inserting it). I can't believe, though, that these would not significantly reduce air flow. Perhaps a more powerful CPU fan in conjunction with serious filtration.
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