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A quick laugh


This post on slashdot just cracked me up. The quote is from a discussion about a multiplication bug in Microsoft Office 2007. A:Perhaps this is how multiplication is done in OOXML. They do leap years in dates wrong, too. B: Oh my, it is clearly spelled on page 890 of the draft:to retain backward compatibility […]

Why does it feel like an Apple add … ?

Vespa fan Quang Nguyen can show the world what a real geek scooter should look like. His Vespa GTS250 got a nice touch-screen which is attached to an “embedded” Windows XP computer. But what’s a computer worth withouth a connection to the interweb? You got it, the Vespa sports Wifi as well as two nice […]

Security researcher and rootkit specialist Joanna Rutkowska has published the source-code of a completely rewritten “Blue Pill” virtualization rootkit. The rootkit takes advantage of so called hardware virtualized machines (HMVs) to shift Windows into a virtual machine without the OS’s permission or recognition of the fact. Currentl only AMD’s VT-x/Pacifica technology is supported to pull […]

This post is dedicated to my geeky friends daniel and kalle who are fighting on the vi side against the radical emacs evangelists. At least clippy found a place to rest in peace … 😀 I whish you all a nice week-end Technorati Tags: clippy, vi, microsoft, parody, humor