Typealyzer asks you the enter the URL of a blog, and attempts to determine the personality of the author according to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. (via Megan McArdle.) Naturally I… Read more »
I had been happily using the “aLinks” WordPress plugin by Sean Hickey for quite a while. The plugin automatically generates links for keywords that you specify. Version 1 did everything… Read more »
Michael Lewis, the author of Liar’s Poker, delivers a blow by blow account of the final days of the subprime bubble, from the viewpoint of some people who not only… Read more »
Mark’s latest list of software he considers essential for a Linux desktop.
Just add the following to the web.config file for the application: <system.net> <defaultProxy> <proxy proxyaddress=”http://127.0.0.1:8888″ /> </defaultProxy> </system.net> Thanks to Rick Strahl. Get Fiddler here.
I just upgraded to version 2.6.1 (after leaving the site at version 2.5.1 for a dangerously long time.) In the past a “second-digit” version upgrade has sometimes caused trouble. If… Read more »
In the Risks Digest Bruce Schneier discusses the flaws in the TSA’s system for checking photo IDs at airports, flaws that would allow any reasonably competent terrorist to walk onto… Read more »
Here’s one of those things that “can’t possibly happen” but does. The project builds fine under the Visual Studio 2008 IDE, but if I run it directly under MSBuild.exe it… Read more »
Consumers of digital hardware, software and services lost their most tireless advocate last week when Ed Foster died of a heart attack. EFF’s Fred von Lohmann provides an obituary: In… Read more »
I converted an old console app from .NET Framework 1.1 to 2.0 using Visual Studio 2008. When I ran it I got the following helpful error message This application has… Read more »