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Quick Bridge for Windows

Sharpen your skills at the Bridge table with this simple, fun and easy-to-use game of Contract Bridge for Windows. You play for the...

July 2, 2012 by Wesley Steiner

Researchers hack a car

A group of researchers from two universities tested their hacking skills on two cars and found that they could remotely lock the brakes, the engine and windows on a car; turn on the radio, heat and windshield wipers; honk the horn; and change the speedometer display.The paper will be presented by researchers at the University of Washington and the University of California at San Diego at the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy in Oakland, California, on Wednesday.

May 16, 2010 by

Tracking down those XP crashes: Could the cause be malware?

According to reports on some newsgroups, a Windows patch is causing the Blue Screen of Death for Windows XP users. Microsoft has temporarily withdrawn the update while it investigates the reports. Before you leap to conclusions about the coding skills of Microsoft's developers, you might want to consider the possibility that this problem is related to undetected malware infections. I've got some exclusive details.

February 12, 2010 by

Countering an Apple-favoring .NET critic

I've been investigating Apple Cocoa API as I plan to complement my Windows and UNIX development skills with skills in Mac development. That doesn't mean I am willing to accept weak attacks what I consider to be a superior development platform: .NET.

August 14, 2008 by

The Unix sysadmin salary premium

A review of job openings at major American employers shows that there is no "Unix salary premium" but there is a 15% or so skills premium reflecting the typical Unix sysadmin's ability to fill other roles - like those of the DBA or Windows administrator - without, as it were, giving up his day job.

August 12, 2008 by

My MacBook Pro Experience - Day 7

In this installment of my MacBook Pro Experience I'm going to be covering some of the basic skills and knowledge I’ve discovered that someone making the switch from Windows to Mac really needs to carry out basic functions within the Mac OS X environment.

January 17, 2007 by

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