exhibit #1 Sony infects your computer : Play a legally purchased Sony BMG Music CD on your computer, and it installs hidden rootkit-based DRM backdoor software. What’s a RootKit? A rootkit is a set of virus-like tools frequently used by Continue reading When Entertainment Companies Become Gangsters
My friend Lee is traveling aroud Egypt in That Crazy Travel Whirlwind. Many stories to follow
I was recently asked “Why XML, rather than a .CSV (Coma Separated Values) file”, and no one had an answer beyond “It’s what we do now”. (After stalling for a few seconds) I answered “flexibility”. When, in a CSV file, Continue reading XML, Why and How TO
Here’s the Front Page on Saturday Oct 29th’s Globe and Mail (view the image to see it larger) Last Year the G&M did a major set of Stories on “China Rising”, so this is a interesting followup. Also keep in Continue reading China Rising 2 : Is Canada Missing the Boat?
I miss-spelled Tiramisu, but in doing so became the top link in Google for Taramissu. (french spelling?) Such are the dangers of spelling by search engine! Also known as Tuscan Trifle or Zuppa Inglese, Tiramisu’ means “pick-me-up” in Italian, the Continue reading A tale of Taramissu / Tiramisu