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Friday, August 07, 2009


EASEUS Disk Copy: Free Disk Copy, Disk Clone, Partition Copy Software. Sector by Sector for hard drive backup freeware.

Posted: 06 Aug 2009 02:22 AM PDT

Searching For Evil

Posted: 05 Aug 2009 11:16 PM PDT · Tests of Anti-Virus- and Security-Software

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 01:30 AM PDT

Interesting, freely available (with comparison) statistics from AV-Tests about the frequency of AV updates.

Canonical Blog » Blog Archive » Launchpad is now open source

Posted: 01 Aug 2009 01:26 AM PDT

Launchpad is opensource under the AGPL :-) Nice move and an interesting (but logical) choice of license. Via

glTail.rb - realtime logfile visualization

Posted: 01 Aug 2009 01:25 AM PDT

Google Safe Browsing

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 11:49 PM PDT

Good list for sysadmins about (free) external resources they can use to monitor their IP space: ISP FBL's like the one from RoadRunner: SenderBase: TrustedSource:

Virus Threats and Analysis

Posted: 03 Aug 2009 11:21 AM PDT The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master (0785342616224): Andrew Hunt, David Thomas: Books

Posted: 03 Aug 2009 10:20 AM PDT

Code Complete 2nd Edition - Code Complete 2 Home Page

Posted: 03 Aug 2009 10:20 AM PDT

Ship it! A Practical Guide to Successful Software Projects

Posted: 03 Aug 2009 10:19 AM PDT

open video codecs discussion at Mozilla at

Posted: 03 Aug 2009 04:14 AM PDT

Very good panel discussion about ogg theora, its history and the issues surrounding it.

Good workout music?

Posted: 03 Aug 2009 02:12 AM PDT

What is the deal with NULLs?

Posted: 03 Aug 2009 12:10 AM PDT

If you think you understand NULLs in RDBMS's, read this. My head is hurting now and I feel a distinct urge never to use NULLs :-). Or at least find a good book to read about the theory.

as days pass by, by Stuart Langridge — On tolerance

Posted: 04 Aug 2009 07:09 AM PDT

"With regard to the freedoms that stem from the software being open source, something like Ubuntu isn't just, say, ten times better than Windows or Mac OS X, it is infinitely better. Sometimes I forget that just because my stuff's infinitely better, it doesn't mean that I can divide by that infinity to conclude that their stuff's worth zero, and it certainly doesn't mean that they think it's worth zero"


Posted: 04 Aug 2009 07:08 AM PDT

A very useful tool for sending signals to the JVM under Windows (under Linux you can just do kill -3 1234). Fount id via Stackoverflow:

YouTube - Hacking the Defcon 2009 badge

Posted: 05 Aug 2009 02:45 AM PDT

BGP Reports

Posted: 05 Aug 2009 02:13 AM PDT - The home of Nick Harbour's tools and techniques

Posted: 05 Aug 2009 12:19 AM PDT


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