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They sell your privacy! We don’t know who they are!

Reading a blog on Acxiom Corporation making billion dollar of sales having over 1,500  data points on half a billion people makes me think what future does a privacy free internet hold for us. On one side we want to see internet to be freed from government regulation, on the other hand we as a… Continue reading They sell your privacy! We don’t know who they are!

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How Safe is your password?

Managing and securing password has been one of the biggest challenges. Password leaks news on such a short span of time on linkedin, eHarmony, last.fm makes me think that, these events are gradually getting more widespread. According to Wikipedia: A password is a secret word or string of characters that is used for authentication, to prove identity or gain access to a resource (example:… Continue reading How Safe is your password?

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Do not track IE, firefox, chrome? Who is on your side?

Do-Not-track After learning all about Collusion plug-in for firefox, few months back, looking at the images of network of tracker, it was always in the back of my mind while browsing how online advertising companies always trying to predict “what I am looking for” by putting on all these sponsored adds, which most of the… Continue reading Do not track IE, firefox, chrome? Who is on your side?

Internet · Linux · Making things work · Networking · Open Source · security · Windows · Work · world

Essential tcp ip network tools, network Swiss army knife

Being a Network administrators, systems administrators we always like to have some tools handy to look into, troubleshoot or just to figure things out. There are many open source, free tools available specialized for different purposes In this blog I shall attempt to list some of them, give a brief description and list the available… Continue reading Essential tcp ip network tools, network Swiss army knife

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The future of computer human interface, BrainGate

Computer and human interface will probably be one of the most important areas of development in next few decades. While we work to master our technology to make computers work for us more efficiently, and double processing power every 18month, little we have seen to improve our direct interaction with computers. What we seen is… Continue reading The future of computer human interface, BrainGate

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Are you still using IE?

Are you still using IE? According to statcounter, Google Chrome has finally overtaken IE last week. It also shows a slow decline on Firefox usage. It would be interesting to follow this chart once Windows 8 comes out. Maybe in windows tablet they will force us to use Internet explorer? Maybe in this browser war… Continue reading Are you still using IE?

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Wifi blocking wallpapers from a different point of view, for enterprise users

Today I got real excited seeing this WiFi blocking wall paper block in Gizmodo. I see these wall papers giving us capability of having scalable network in an enterprise environment. Most of the blogs I have come across is mainly about keeping home WiFi network single out of neighbor reach (security). This is a good… Continue reading Wifi blocking wallpapers from a different point of view, for enterprise users