Cool Things – (Rescued)

[Rescued from the old blog – Thanks to Damien]

New ZIP.

http://www.7-zip.org/faq.html

The Future Of Databases

http://acmqueue.com/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=299

Canvas element lets you do high-end drawing (transparencies etc) with HTML/JS – supported in new versions of Firefox and latest version of Safari. Unfortunately unlikely to be supported by IE.

http://developer-test.mozilla.org/docs/Drawing_Graphics_with_Canvas >>

Nasty exploit in D-Link ASDL Routers

http://groups-beta.google.com/group/infosec-discuss/browse_frm/thread/4a739196592484a2/36f424c63d8d6122?tvc=1&q=dsl+504t+firmware&hl=en#36f424c63d8d6122

Demo of ASP.NET 2.0

http://www.microsoft.com/seminar/shared/asp/view.asp?url=/seminar/en/20050510_Intro/manifest.xml&rate=2%20

https://blog.metawrap.com/blog/PermaLink.aspx?guid=fd0fd0c6-08fb-4635-b6bf-082afc4c4b21  |  Comments

Old Kate Bush Demos in MP3

http://www.dongrays.com/kate-bush/mp3/

The rule for static variables at block scope (as opposed to static variables with global scope) is that they are initialized the first time execution reaches their declaration.

http://blogs.msdn.com/oldnewthing/archive/2004/3/8.aspx

Hyper-Threading, as currently implemented on Intel Pentium Extreme Edition, Pentium 4, Mobile Pentium 4, and Xeon processors, suffers from a serious security flaw. This flaw permits local information disclosure, including allowing an unprivileged user to steal an RSA private key being used on the same machine. Administrators of multi-user systems are strongly advised to take action to disable Hyper-Threading immediately; single-user systems (i.e., desktop computers) are not affected.

http://www.daemonology.net/hyperthreading-considered-harmful/

http://tor.eff.org/

http://www.participatoryculture.org/

http://indy.tv/

http://www.mfeeds.com/  Translates web pages into RSS feeds

http://www.orb.com/ Real-time streaming and transcoding from Media Center PC to portable devices.

http://www.feederreader.com/ Podcast application for Pocket PC

    

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CTO Massive Interactive. Ex Computer Whiz Kid - Now Grumpy Old Guru.
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