I have been receiving some spam from authenticated hotmail users lately, so I thought it could be useful to report it to them. Remembering some of the Microsoft logic I decided to use the Bing search engine to find out what kind of process they may have set up for the common people to use. Of c...Read more.. . ..
If you are in the petition signing mood today OR you just do not feel very comfortable with the idea with the government reading every email (the ones they actually can read of course) as well as all facebook transmissions (for those still using it) and other online communications (where possible...Read more.. . ..
Something is very wrong on the Internet, very. When people work on a server many tend to use a workstation, open a terminal and connect to the server and then open a browser to look for various information and eventually a file/package to download. What we would normally should do is find the lin...Read more.. . ..
My obsession for finding a way to be social (yeah I know, "me, social ? WTF") and not to go too far against my principals. Anyway, you may have heard of some projects lately, some don't work, some somewhat work IF you can spare a complete server and have the latest browser on th...Read more.. . ..
You know those messages they put on cigarette packs nowadays, the thing that says "smoking is dangerous", well seems like they have started to do the same with mortgages... .... Read more.. . ..
These days it is very easy to get your emails blocked and very difficult to reach anyone for an explanation, however after searching for ideas I found some things for Postini (email spam filtering company bought by google). Now it seems they are impossible to contact but they do have aRead more.. . ..
Stupid anti spam services, that is the future of the Internet, everyone delegating their email filter (and comment filtering as well) to third parties. Well guess what is happing people, the filtering systems are lazy and now it's simple: If your domain does not generate enough traffic or is not ...Read more.. . ..
Finally Diaspora is ready, after 3 months and 200 000 dollars it is finally ready for pre pre alpha beta alpha testing. It seems they have kept it to the strict minimum, I mean no extra features, plugins or add-ons or fancy poking beer racing card games, I like that. So after installing about mi...Read more.. . ..
I just have to say one thing: OpenOffice as much as any other "office" program is just the worst thing that has ever happened to computers. I have never wasted so much time with any program, even Windows is more entertaining.. Today I tried to do 2 things with OpenOffice Impress (the thing to do...Read more.. . ..
I have found a public transportation system worse than the Parisian RATP. In total there are more lines affected than non affected.. : ]. It's totally out of control this Underground.
These are photos of the Transport for London website..Read more.. . ..
A few years back I heard quite a few times things like "What do I need a website for ?", some would add things like "Why would I ever post photos of my last vacation, family and/or pets online ?". Today, almost everyone I know has a social network profile (orkut, friendster, myspace, facebook, t...Read more.. . ..
If you are reading this there are chances you already know how to use the Interweb, when you are given an address (url, webiste link, etc) you know how to get there the proper way. However, so many people, and I mean many many many just get it completely wrong. So I thought maybe an image could ...Read more.. . ..
The other day I was running some tests because it seemed that my VPN traffic was being slowed down quite a lot. One of the tests was plain FTP, that went at about 1mbyte/sec, then FTP via VPN, that seemed capped at around 200kbytes/sec. Some say "overhead because encryption", and I believed it,...Read more.. . ..
Every so often OpenLab organises an OpenNight where people can try out there work in front of an audience. The works should be produced using open source technologies. There is much creativity to be seen and heard.Read more.. . ..
Today I notice a new bot called "turnitinbot" crawling my site and not for a new search engine.. this one is different. There is a new site called turnitin.com which sells a service to students and schools to prevent plagiarism, the idea is that students submit their work to Turnitin who then ve...Read more.. . ..
Today I realised something was missing, an image on my site (from an external source) wasn't showing up in my browser. I'm using Iceweasel, but not only, so I check with my other browsers, Arora, Icecat, Konqueror, no issues there. I switch off NoScript, reload, nothing. I realise via Firebug t...Read more.. . ..