Showing posts from April, 2010

JQuery in Action


Anyone Can Play Big Brother With BitTorrent

An anonymous reader writes "I was at the 3rd USENIX Workshop on Large-Scale Exploits and Emergent Threats yesterday, and there were people from the French Institute for Computer Science who have continuously spied on most BitTorrent users on the Internet for 100 days, from a single machine. They've also identified 70% of all content providers; yes, those guys that insert the new contents into BitTorrent. As a BitTorrent user, I was shocked that anyone with a box connected to the Internet can spy on what everyone is downloading on BitTorrent." Source:

The mystery of the mega-selling floppy disk

Sony has said it will stop making floppy disks, after nearly three decades of manufacture. Yet millions of them are still being bought every year. But who is actually buying them? That's about one snap on a brand new digital camera The floppy disk is the very symbol of storage; when you want to save a file, you go looking for that little icon that looks like a floppy. Every year another computer manufacturer stops putting floppy drives in its machines, or a retailer stops selling the disks. Each time the cry goes up that the death knell has been sounded for the floppy disk. However, Verbatim, a UK manufacturer which makes more than a quarter of the floppies sold in the UK, says it sells hundreds of thousands of them a month. It sells millions more in Europe.  Read more here . Source:

Simply Mindblowing

I thought I was a good player but this guy leaves me biting the dust!

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Release Countdown

Yes!!! The new version of Ubuntu is at the door!!! Add this cool javascript to your site to follow the countdown!! There are more options at