Geeks With Blogs
Grand Central for my many trains of thought May 2009 Entries
What are hackers looking to use your PC for?
http://voices.washingtonpos... really great article covering all of the potential uses that malware authors and hackers have for your computer once they get a hold of it. I had never realized that there was a whole class of malware devoted strictly to stealing license keys from software (though it makes perfect sense now that I think about it!) ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 27, 2009 7:36 AM

Your Thoughts? Content Centric Networking vs Digital Object Architecture
I've been doing some reading about Van Jacobsen's concept of content centric networking lately and i find the idea to be really fascinating and potentially transformative. This morning i came across an interview with Robert Kahn regarding his Digital Object Architecture. At first glance these two concepts seem to be two heads of the same coin (making content a first-class citizen of the network) but i find concent centric networking to be a more compelling concept. Any experts (or just opinionated ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 27, 2009 7:28 AM

Shifting to Managed Code
The opportunity has come up to write some .NET code at work. I have been writing C++ based applications for the last 3 years so it's going to be fun to get back up to speed with the .NET platform. The project is going to span quite a few interesting areas including native code and .NET interop, workflow, some simple ASP.NET web services, WinForms (it just isn't the kind of app for which WPF is the right choice), and ADO.NET. I'm really looking forward to it. Of course the other project i'm working ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 20, 2009 6:31 AM

Privacy in the Cloud

Here is a great blog post by Bruce Schneier highlighting some of the interesting legal implications that cloud computing exacerbates. Good discussion starter.

Posted On Sunday, May 17, 2009 9:55 PM

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