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Shouldn’t be much of a surprise to anyone…

Shouldn't be much of a surprise to anyone…

Kaspersky: Mac security is '10 years behind Microsoft'

In an interview, the security firm's CEO says Apple has a lot more malware coming its way, and that it's not putting enough resources into protecting users. Read this blog post by Josh Lowensohn on Ap…

Syndicated 2012-04-26 20:33:10 from ~robteix

The article points to a huge resource library…

The article points to a huge resource library on the software used. But the really cool part is how they actually stored the software. LOL Memory FTW

Source code for Apollo and Gemini programs

An extensive collection gathered from all over the internet of the source code and documentation for NASA's Apollo and Gemini prog

Syndicated 2012-04-26 15:58:13 from ~robteix

Reshared post from Sang Lam

Heck! It seems like just yesterday I was anxiously awaiting version 4!

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Firefox 12 already? Seems like just yesterday I installed Firefox 11. #smh

Firefox 12 released with UAC-less update system on Windows

Mozilla has released Firefox 12. The new version of the open source Web browser introduces a new update service for Windows that allows the browser to perform updates without user intervention. Full s…

Syndicated 2012-04-25 16:38:17 from ~robteix

Reshared post from Amanda Patterson

I love these :)

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12 Remarkable Quotes About Writing

1. “Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very’; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.” ~ Mark Twain

2. “If writing seems hard, it’s because it is hard. It’s one of the hardest things people do.” ~ William Zinsser

3. “Writing well means never having to say, ‘I guess you had to be there.’ ” ~ Jef Mallett

4. “Writing gives you the illusion of control, and then you realize it’s just an illusion, that people are going to bring their own stuff into it.” ~ David Sedaris

5. “There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.” ~ Red Smith

6. “Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.” ~ E.L. Doctorow

7. “I’m not a very good writer, but I’m an excellent rewriter.” ~ James Michener

8. “Easy reading is damn hard writing.” ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

9. “If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn’t brood. I’d type a little faster.” ~ Isaac Asimov

10. “The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” ~ Stephen King

11. “Ink and paper are sometimes passionate lovers, oftentimes brother and sister, and occasionally mortal enemies.” ~ Terri Guillemets

12. “Write drunk, edit sober.” ~ Ernest Hemingway

Sources:
Quotes: 12most.com/2012/04/11/12-worth-documenting-writing-quotes/Image: etsy.com/listing/65242328/ernest-hemingway-art-prints-posters

Syndicated 2012-04-25 16:27:21 from ~robteix

Been working with .NET lately. Although…

Been working with .NET lately. Although C# is a bit too verbose a language for my taste, the library itself is pretty complete. #dotnet #csharp

Syndicated 2012-04-25 16:21:45 from ~robteix

Trying to re-adapt to rigid contact lenses…

Trying to re-adapt to rigid contact lenses after nearly three years.

Syndicated 2012-04-25 16:11:57 from ~robteix

Será que sou muito inocente em acreditar…

Será que sou muito inocente em acreditar que a votação eletrônica no Brasil é suficientemente à prova de fraudes?

No mínimo, se há fraudes, há fraudes para todos os lados, já que parece haver suficiente troca de poder entre os partidos "inimigos". Eu imaginaria fraudes se sempre ganhasse o mesmo lado nas eleições, mas sei lá, posso estar errado.

Votação à française | ~robteix/pessoal

Neste final de semana eu tive a oportunidade de visitar uma seção de votação francesa. Eles estavam votando para o primeiro turno das eleições presidenciais. vive la france por Gisela Giardino “vive l…

Syndicated 2012-04-24 16:16:30 from ~robteix

Really Bing? Really?

Really Bing? Really?

Syndicated 2012-04-12 18:21:00 from ~robteix

Reshared post from Andre Nantel

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And so it begins. The most malicious version requires that you input your administrator password but a low level infection is possible simply by visiting a malicious web site with a Java-enabled browser.

The following web page includes a couple of simple Terminal commands (Steps 1 and 8) that can tell you if your Mac is infected.

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/trojan-downloader_osx_flashback_i.shtml

More than 600,000 Macs infected with Flashback botnet

Russian antivirus company says half the computers infected with malware designed to steal personal information are in the U.S. — with 274 located in Cupertino. Read this blog post by Steven Musil on …

Syndicated 2012-04-05 13:14:37 from ~robteix

Sobre a proibição das importações, a…

Sobre a proibição das importações, aí o Ministro :)

cc: +Alfredo Kojima

Syndicated 2012-04-05 12:40:16 from ~robteix

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