Philip Greenspun has a surprising answer.
“We have a family that is spending $38,200 per year. The family’s income is $21,700 per year. The family adds $16,500 in credit card debt every year in order to… Read more »
Orin Kerr eviscerates Sony’s legal maneuvers against the people who broke the PS3’s encryption: I realize the complaint characterizes the defendants as hackers, and the CFAA is supposed to be… Read more »
..or at least an extremely secure password change method. (Actual production code.) UPDATE: It’s hard to believe that this code isn’t malicious, but it’s just possible that it was put… Read more »
I have updated my original aLinks post with a version that works with WP 3.0.
These are dates in a format like “2010-05-17T09:30:47-04:00” optionally including date, time and time zone, which are commonly found in XML documents. In .NET you can just use DateTime.Parse(), but… Read more »
Suppose that you start a server application like JBoss and get an error message like this one: 14:13:51,561 ERROR [AbstractKernelController] Error installing to Start: name=jboss.remoting:protocol=rmi,service=JMXConnectorServer state=Create mode=Manual requiredState=Installed java.rmi.server.ExportException: Port… Read more »
A “ship party” is a celebration held when your product is ready to ship. Apparently the ones at Microsoft get pretty wild.
More and more people are saying that you should log out of Facebook as soon as you are done. If you stay logged in and go to another site with… Read more »
In his post on net neutrality, Otaku-kun includes an image that is so hilarious (an unfortunately so plausible) that I couldn’t resist copying it: