Archive for the 'Software' Category

Time Waster: Type like a hacker

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What started out as a small joke by its developer going by the handle Duiker101, quickly developed into a toy used by millions. Hacker Typer still fun to waste some time with. You can upload your on text and customize the background and text colors, so if you reduce the typing speed a bit it will look fully legit.

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Opinion: ACTA – speaking out the unspeakable

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Kader Arif, the Rapporteur for the ACTA agreement in the European Parliament has today resigned over the issues he sees with the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (AKTA). To express his views and issues as a member of the European Parliament he issued the following statement on his blog (in French – English translation below) …

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DMR 1941 – 2011, RIP

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At the age of 70 on 12-Oct-2011 tech giant and Turing award winner Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie, co-creator of Unix and C has passed away.

RIP, our thanks will always be with you. Very few things that today hundreds of million people use on their computers everyday would have been possible or here without your work…

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Data-Visualization: Browser statistics as tree rings

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Great interactive data visualization of the changing market share for the leading web browsers since 2002.

The source code for the animation is available by right clicking on the flash animation.

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Technology: An interview with NVIDIA’s Andy Keane at SC09

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If your interested in HPC or want to learn about the great response and interest NVIDIA got for their new GPU / Cuda solutions at the SC09 show last week listen to Andy Keane, General Manager of NVIDIA’s’ Tesla GPU business unit.

Carry on with the good work – we’re all hoping to get a hand on a Fermi board soon.

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Time: 1234567890

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Tonight we finally reached “1234567890″ as Unix time. If you run a Unix or Linux machine try the following command…

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