Thursday, October 13, 2011

Another computer visionary lost

Dennis Ritchie, 1941-2011: Computer scientist, Unix co-creator, C programming language designer – Boing Boing

Computer scientist Dennis Ritchie is reported to have died at his home this past weekend, after a long battle against an unspecified illness. No further details are available at the time of this blog post.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Good article concerning password strength

Change Passwords | Create Strong Passwords | Microsoft Security

Keys to password strength: length and complexity

Please note the password checker link. It is a good idea to check passwords you use.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011


minus - A review by techlaze

Minus is a free service that lets you share files easily with your friends and family. Its goal is to make file sharing as simple as possible by allowing users to upload and share their files from anywhere, be it mobile, desktop, or web. Applications for this service are available across all platforms including Linux. Furthermore, Minus also works on popular browsers like Firefox and Chrome. Here’s a quick review of the Linux version of the application.