Connecting to the Internet with AOSS

Just spent a few days without Internet access.  Normally, the router at the house is unsecured, but my brother-in-law bought a new one recently. Normally you would use a key (or up to 4 keys) to secure the router.  Buffalo Airstation routers now feature AOSS (AirStation One-Touch Secure Setup).  In 60 seconds you are connected to the … Continue reading Connecting to the Internet with AOSS

The Inherent Symbolism of Navigating Kyoto

It was not a rally by brown-shirted youths.  (Though I did see several black "noise" wagons driven by ultra-nationalists near Ōtani Temple later that day.) The swastika is the symbol of Buddha and here signifies 2 temples straight ahead.  IMO as an ancient symbol of some 2000 years it will easily outlast its more recent … Continue reading The Inherent Symbolism of Navigating Kyoto