Archive for January, 2006

The Independent has an article Open source websites: All change on the internet that lists out the best open source websites where users can change the content (according to the authors Ana Kronschnabl and Tomas Rawlings). The list goes as following: Wikipedia Firefox Open Office Bittorrent MediaWiki Xvid pHpBB Bulletin Boards Outfoxed dyne:bolic GIMP Apache [...]

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I came across an amazing flash video called Epic 2015 . This is a very interesting video (documentary style) with exact facts about history and prediction on future. They present it in a way that the future seems so real as if you’re living in 2015. It’s about 8 mins long and I can assure [...]

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Solving Problems: Let’s not try to hide or pretend here because solving problems is what we do for living and the first thing we need to do is acknowledge that every problem gives us an opportunity to grow and become wiser. If we don’t have this mindset then maybe we should change our profession sooner [...]

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Microsoft has confirmed the security vulnerability in the Windows Meta File (WMF) which can be used to install any type of malicious code to your computer (mainly Viruses and Trojans). There are many variants of exploit already appearing in the internet. Microsoft is planning to release the patch next week on 10 Jan 2006 but [...]

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Many of my friends and relatives have computer and go online. Time to time they read technical news and get warnings about the security issues but like most of the users they have a hard time comprehending the jargon of geeky security terms that actually have different meanings than what they seem at first sight. [...]

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Hong Kong looked very bright and shiny as usual for the Christmas and New Year. This is the tall Christmas tree at Santa’s Town in Central

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