Virus in a bottle

Reading Time: 1 minute This is the second day that I’ve received this message from people in my Yahoo! Instant Messenger friend list. It is pretty poorly designed from a social engineering perspective since there is no compelling reason to click on it (think about the I Love You virus back in the day).Whilst Kevin Mitnick would not be … Read moreVirus in a bottle

Major Malfunction

Reading Time: 1 minute I got tired of my Palm playing up decided to move away from the platform as their quality control has gone out the window. I picked up a Nokia E61. Nokia have crafted together a nice looking no-nonsense Treo competitor and its priced competitively as well from what I see on the interweb.In terms of … Read moreMajor Malfunction

Renaissance Chambara in we like Microsoft Product Scandal

Reading Time: 1 minute Feted not slated Actually we like three: – Word 5.1 for the Mac in the early 1990s. A word processor that had a reasonable real world speed and all the features that you still use now. Hell, I still use the Word 5.1 layout in my version of Office X. Stripe out the fat, speed … Read moreRenaissance Chambara in we like Microsoft Product Scandal

Are we too complex?

Reading Time: 1 minute Are we too complex is a post that I originally wrote on the now defunct Alwayson Network regarding the thoughts of Dan Geer on complexity in technology. Dan’s ideas are interesting because they make sense to the man in the street. For instance the more complex you make something, the more likely it is to … Read moreAre we too complex?