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opensource software tips

openwares.org spyware

This is a bad thing I happened to bump into today. The people at openwares.org are apparently offering open sourced software with mal- or spyware included. The guys at methlabs.org developing PeerGuardian for one have come across tampered versions of their open source software. Even download.com has fallen for this trap, and is distributing a […]

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geek internet privacy tips

a bit of privacy

Registering for forums and other sites is something that is required at most of em by now. It’s a pitty because sometimes you just want to check something, or download something from one of those sites without having to go through yet another registration form, because you simply don’t intend to spend a lot of […]

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geek society tips

great h4x0rz

Picked this great article by Paul Graham up on slasdot the other day about great hackers. It’s cool to read, and I recognise a lot of things in it. CEO’s should read this thing too, especially when it comes down to office space… Vacation just started btw, so w00t for that!!

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geek internet software tips

IE is a no-no

Using IE as your browser is really something people shouldn’t do anymore. It used to be my personal preference not to use it, because browsers like Opera or now Firefox simply have more to offer IMO, but today it’s basically a must if you don’t want your system to be infested with spyware. It’s amazing […]

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photography tips

snapshots

Just came across this interesting article with digital photography composition tips through a Slashdot post. Interesting because I’ve just recently got me one of those nifty 5 mega pixel cams myself, and I’ve noticed that some good usage tips are more than welcome. Reading the damn manual is another thing that’s pretty helpful as some […]