Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Which Visual Studio Edition is right for me?

With so many different versions of Visual Stuidio coming out it can be difficult figuring out which one is right for you. This article shows you what you need to know.

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Abusive New York Camera Store Threatens Blogger

"I will make sure you will never be able to place an order on the internet again." "I'm an attorney, I will sue you." "I'm going to call your local police and have two officers come over and arrest you." Just a few of the fun things I got to hear today from someone who said his name was Steve Phillips over at PriceRitePhoto.

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Monday, November 28, 2005

neja | ribbon+bomb javascript based demo for Assembly '05

If you like old skool demoscene demos then you'll really dig this - it's a javascript-based demo you can run in your browser (just FFox, Safari, and Opera I believe)
Here's a snippet from the site: "This demo features the classic effects plus some "heavy" ones like GOURAUD MAPPING, raycasted 3D WORLD with fog, raycasted planes with fog and more."

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Sunday, November 20, 2005

Phoogle Maps 2.0

Cool PHP Class that uses Google's Mapping API so that you can create your own customizable Google Maps using PHP

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Does PowerPoint make you stupid?

Boredom is the word most often associated with Microsoft PowerPoint, the world's most popular presentation-graphics program but stupid is quickly becoming the descriptor of choice for the software seemingly everyone loves to hate.

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RIAA prez: Lots of companies secretly install rootkits! It's no biggie!

RIAA President Cary Sherman gave a recent college press-conference where he addressed Sony's rootkit fiasco (among other things -- the whole trascript is worth reading for a quick visit to the planet greed). His take? Other companies do the same thing all the time!

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Thursday, November 17, 2005


In an announcement released today the Motion Picture Association of America claims pirated DVDs have become "The New Drug On The Street." Give me a break...

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Saturday, November 05, 2005

Same Eight-digit Code on All 'Minuteman' Missles

All 'Minuteman' missiles up until 1977 had the same 8-digit launch code: 00000000.

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Microsoft's research downloads.

Some interesting ones are ...
ConferenceXP : video conference app w/source
Allegiance source code : 3d mmpog space sim
F# : functional C# compiler


Mark's Sysinternals Blog: Sony, Rootkits and Digital Rights Management Gone Too Far

A detailed description of the Sony DRM rootkit and a uninstall howto.
Very techinical.

Read it here