Wednesday, June 30, 2004

Yet another(!) security flaw in IE discovered. This time it exploits IE's frames implementation to spoof a trusted site's address.

Tuesday, June 29, 2004

 Ha, Ha!

 Harvard Law Weblogs: How to avoid flamewars. By DAVE WINER.

Monday, June 28, 2004

MAKE YOUR OWN PRUNO AND MAY GOD HAVE MERCY ON YOUR SOUL. A guide to making that most wonderous of prison cocktails.

Friday, June 25, 2004

Internet Attack Exploits Microsoft Software Flaws, yet again. This time, the malicious code exploits holes in IE and IIS to transparently hijack a users browser and install a keylogger on the victim's system, and apparently has no patch avaliable.

In related news, some thing labeled as Firefox 0.9.1 has appeared in the nightly builds on mozilla.org's ftp server. Reports say that it has some theme improvments along with whatever bugfixes.

Thursday, June 24, 2004

 And the award for best App name goes to...

Wednesday, June 23, 2004

Amazing Drunk Driving Rampage.
"The verdict? One fire hydrant, one flower shop, one dog, and nineteen cars, not
including his own (I omitted pictures of four cars with minor damage).
The driver, I found out later, was drunk, from Texas, and had only one arm."

Tuesday, June 22, 2004

Microsoft to buy Network Associates? Hmmm.

Monday, June 21, 2004

Transfer your current email to your gmail account. If you still need a invite, I have a couple left.

Thursday, June 17, 2004

Computer Energy Waste a Major Cause of Pollution (NPR Audio). It always bugs me to see that 90% of the people at work leave their computers on 24/7, without so much as a screensaver sometimes.

Wednesday, June 16, 2004

SBC ordered to Split Phone and DSL services. Finally!

Monday, June 14, 2004

 Microsoft Faces Biggest-Ever PC Order Loss to Linux in Munich. I could see a lot of government agencies doing this, to save money and for security purposes.

Friday, June 11, 2004

 Church of the 16th Bit

Thursday, June 10, 2004

Hackers who stole Half-Life 2 source code finally caught. The release date, however, is still at large.

Wednesday, June 09, 2004

Outstanding series of photos from the Himalayas, done by a member of the dpreview forums.

Tuesday, June 08, 2004

The Witty Worm and why it represents a new generation of security threats. [via bb]

Monday, June 07, 2004

The next time someone tells me digital will never match film quality in the compact slr market (non medium or large format), I'll point them to these two comparisons of traditional pro 35mm film to dSLR images, first with Nikon and second with Canon. [via Redrick]

Low Culture is my new favorite snark stop.

MagpieRSS is a script library that parses rss feeds and returns results into a php data structure. (I'll be using it to add Unstoppable.org Links to my sidebar on straightnochaser.org)

Friday, June 04, 2004

 L.A. to Oregon in 6 minuets.

Thursday, June 03, 2004

Meta-efficient weblog, a guide to the most efficient things in the world.