Network Control

Stephen Shaw sshaw at
Thu Jan 7 10:31:22 MST 2010

> This reminds me of my brother in law who when he was 15 his parents took
> away the computer power cable to revoke his access to the computer which was
> in the basement.  He used the computer happily for a few weeks without his
> parents knowing, then his dad decided to give his access back and went down
> to reconnect the power cable and was busted because he didn't remove his
> power cable.  I wouldn't doubt the ability of 12+ age kids to work around
> simple things like power.  :)

That raises the question, should we do things like this to our kids to
force them to use and improve their troubleshooting/problem solving


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