Open Source

Password Exporter

Oh Dear… More Firefox zealotry. Following up on I sent you WHAT!!, today lets look at the reverse, How do you move your passwords, to a different PC. The answer (assuming you are using Firefox… and of course you all are) is a Firefox extension called Password Exporter. This nifty Read more…

By Thatch, ago
Technology

TEDTalks

Every year in the States there is a four day conference held in the States called TED ( technology – entertainment – design). It’s Go to this link and it will explain the rationale behind TED far far better than I can. But the really cool thing is that they Read more…

By Thatch, ago
Technology

I sent you WHAT???

A friend of mine has had one of those embarrassing little gotchas… he used a “public” computer and either didn’t log off from his yahoo account or the machine just remembered ALL the passwords it ever has had typed into it. Either way, an email was sent from his account Read more…

By Thatch, ago
Culture

The Canary Project

I was walking along the street yesterday and looking at some of the gardens and couldn’t help but notice that the cherry blossom trees are in full bloom and there are a lot of daffodils around. Very pretty BUT very scary folks. It’s the middle of August in Melbourne we Read more…

By Thatch, ago
Open Source

Sahana

Following the tsunami that hit Southeast Asia on Boxing Day in 2004, the open source community of Sri Lanka got together to develop a disaster management system in three weeks, spearheaded by the Lanka Software Foundation, a FOSS R&D non-profit organization in Sri Lanka, with contributions from about 80 volunteer Read more…

By Thatch, ago