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?
A transit of Venus across the Sun took place today 6/6/2012 when the planet Venus passes directly between the Sun and Earth, becoming visible against the solar disk. During a transit, Venus was seen from Earth as a small black disk moving across the face of the Sun. began at 22:09 UTC on 5 June 2012, and will finish at 04:49 UTC on 6 June. The transit is… Continue reading Transit of Venus 2012
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?
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
iPad/iPhone enterprise deployment In my opinion a tablet is most useful if used as a consumer (read your mail, news, presentation, view documents etc) as oppose to a content creator. The limiting factor is how much content you might be able to create using an iPad, even one with Bluetooth keyboard. The enterprise standard integration… Continue reading iPad/iPhone enterprise deployment
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
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?
The Highest Resolution Image of our Planet It’s been taken by Russia’s latest weather satellite, the Electro-L. Elektro-L is now orbiting Earth on a geostationary orbit 36,000 kilometers above the equator. The satellite took the photos at a massive 121 megapixels. Electro-L’s images were made combining three visible light wavelengths and one infrared, according to… Continue reading Earth, May 14, 2011
This one is hilarious! Apple Paid and he Samuel L. Jackson did it! Good Samuel I guess that was NOW! or “Just a TV add” but you wanna be smart with Samuel J? This is what could happen to you in “REAL LIFE”. This is the Samuel we know 😉 Bad Samuel Boom Boom!!!
IMG_3354.jpg, a photo by Saad Faruque on Flickr.