Articles tagged in internet

  1. Moved to DreamHost

    FuCoder.com is now hosted on DreamHost. Using the cheapest hosting plan, but it still provides me far more than I need. 4.8Gb space and 120Gb bandwidth a month. Shell on Debian-based Linux server. Cron job. Etc. It is actually the first time I signed up to a hosting …
  2. Backpack - web based, but PIM?

    Via Downloadsquad. Backpack from 37signals, who also gave us Basecamp and Ta-da List, claimed to be the on-line information manager for both individuals or small business. The mechanics is actually quite simple -- I was in fact expecting a full-blown PIM suite when I heard the phrase "get organized", but it …
  3. Del.icio.us Tag For

    Social bookmarking service provider del.icio.us now supports "for:username" tag to send the links to another user. It would be useful to push links to those who have no idea how to subscribe to an RSS feed, like your average grannies and church pastor (maybe Longhorn and IE7 …
  4. PHP XML-RPC Vulnerability

    As discussed on Slashdot, is another PHP library vulnerability that affects PEAR's XML-RPC module. James at GulfTech has demonstrated this vulnerability with an exploit. It turns out the PHP XML-RPC library uses eval() without checking, which allows arbitary PHP code to be executed if the XML-RPC message is cleverly crafted …
  5. SysAdmins Sued over BitTorrent

    ZDNet: Two senior system administers at Swiftel/People Telecom have been sued for alleged music piracy. Piracy is wrong - you are stealing money from the mega-supa rich in the music industry, and all stealing is wrong. However, I do not see how it is justified holding two ISP staffs accountable …
  6. EPIC

    Lightover.com has predicted the destruction of professional journalism by EPIC - Evolving Personalized Information Contruct by GoogleZon in the year of 2014. Yeah. We got your message - personal bloggers are evil, who will make all the traditional media companies go out of business. Interesting Flash video nevertheless.
  7. Personalised Google

    Yet another Google product in beta - Personalise your Google home page, which let you includes items like your Gmail inbox, Slashdot articles, BBC news and weather reports. Still very US centric, and the Australian version kept on giving me re-direction error (thus beta I guess). Who says Google is not …
  8. Yahoo MyWeb

    Yahoo! has released "My Web" as Beta, which integrates a nice social bookmark interface. For more information see the feature list. Maybe it'll replace my del.icio.us and BlogMarks account.
  9. Firefox Not Secure

    2 security alerts concerning Mozilla Firefox, one can extract cross-site cookies and another one escalate to system priviledge via Mozilla's extension architecture. As a browser reaches its critical mass, security holes and exploits will popup from no where like there is no tomorrow. That's why I use telnet or netcat …
  10. Google Web Accelerator

    Google has just launched their web accelerator product, which installed locally on your desktop, opens port localhost:9100 to listen to proxy requests, modify your web browser's configuration to use a Proxy Auto-Config file downloaded from there, and then start optionally serving web pages from Google's gigantic cache farm. It …
  11. My BlogMap!

    Here is my BlogMap: Only 46 bloggers near by? And what is it with Microsoft MapPoint banners all over the place? To get your own BlogMap: Go to the submit page of FeedMap.net. If you don't have ICBM or geo.position tag inside your HTML, you are required to …
  12. Testing BlogMarks

    Having used Del.icio.us for the last 5 months as my live bookmark manager, I have found a fancier implementation of the same social bookmarking concept today - BlogMarks. Having spent the last 10 minutes playing with it, I have quickly imported all my Del.icio.us bookmarks (thanks to …
  13. JiffyBill.com

    JiffyBill.com lets you track all the debts owed by your friends and send notification emails to them. Sounds a very useful information to me as I usually just keep this info in an Excel spreadsheet that I can't seem to be able to find it now. Well, Pay Up …
  14. Free Domain Name Server Providers

    Introduction Most domain name registrars won't let you host your own DNS unless you have both master and slave (primary and secondary) DNS servers set up properly. However, not many people are priviledged to have that many boxes on the Internet, and sometimes it will be nice to have someone …