Interesting Find #25

Continuing the Interesting Find series . Here are the things I was intrigued by:  “ Honey Encryption ” - A new approach to encryption beats attackers by presenting them with fake data. Securing the Smart Home, from Toasters to Toilets - It is afterall the era of BigData and Internet of Things (IoT). Bizarre attack infects Linksys routers with self-replicating malware....

May 11, 2014 · 2 min · Amit Bahree

Interesting Find #24

Here are the interesting finds of this time around. IDA - A cool debugger which runs on most platforms and different from the MS variety. TypeScript - as the name suggests, it is strongly typed JS which compiles down to standard JS! This can only be good I think given all the crazy things one can so in JS. More details here ....

January 30, 2014 · 2 min · Amit Bahree

Intreresting Find #23

Been a while since I posted on this series. But starting it again. Here are the latest few interesting finds I have stumbled across. Of course these are in no particular order. UTF 8 Everywhere - Argues the cause on why UTF-16 and Unicode is a default poor choice except for specialized libraries, which deal with text. Data discrimination for the poor - Means that if you are poor (i....

October 14, 2013 · 2 min · Amit Bahree

Interesting Find #22

Next post in the interesting find series. Speccy - an advanced and very cool System Information tool for your PC. Channeling Earth - Rivers Seen From Space The SSD Relapse - Understanding and Choosing the Best SSD Turn off laptop screen – every machine does not have an option to switch off the screen (say at night) and this small app is perfect for those situations – very handy at night....

June 25, 2010 · 2 min · Amit Bahree

Interesting Find #21

Next post in the Interesting Find series. [InstEd It](InstEd - Make packaging more productive) - an interesting tool that allows one to edit MSI files - handy when you don’t want to install the full Windows SDK just to get the Orca editor. (you can also just download the SDK samples and use that instead of the full SDK). WHS backup to LAN - If for some reason you don’t want to use WHS’s built-in backup option and prefer to back it up to LAN 10 Beautiful Login screen for Ubuntu - very nice themes to change your login screen....

March 24, 2010 · 2 min · Amit Bahree

Interesting Find #20

The next post in the interesting find series. Top 25 ‘most dangerous’ programming errors for 2009 – interesting read as always. :) The 100 essential websites – from the Guardian. Please Rob Me.com – the dark side of geocoding . SSD Optimisation guide - a must read if anyone is thinking of buying a SSD drive....

February 18, 2010 · 2 min · Amit Bahree

Interesting Find #19

Wow it has been a while since I posted an Interesting find and instead of the usual list I though I will keep this especially for timers. Timers Galore! So I was looking for a simple countdown timer that I can run on my laptop to keep tracking of a few things and I found a few very interesting things. If you prefer to download an app and run it from your desktop (Windows) then check out Timer from Orzeszek....

February 2, 2010 · 2 min · Amit Bahree

Interesting Find #18

Cloud vs. Cloud – guided tour of Amazon, AppNexus, GoGrid and Google. Azure is missing but given its late-alpha/early-beta state not surprising. SheevaPlug Development Kit – this is a development platform targeted for use as a plug computer , and designed to run network-based software services and has a embedded Marvel Sheeva CPU core ; quite interesting. Office 14 – next version of Office will have “online versions”....

April 1, 2009 · 1 min · Amit Bahree

Interesting Find #17

Been missing in action for a while – been extremely busy. Dropbox – store, sync and share your files online via Amazon’s S3. OAuth – open protocol to allow secure API authorization in a web/fat clients. About time we got the Facebooks and Twitters of the world start implementing this (more details on that another time). Scott’s ultimate developer and power user tools – the name says it all - very cool....

February 16, 2009 · 2 min · Amit Bahree

Interesting Find #16

Crime Mapping for London – cool. EnvMan – easier way of managing environment variables. Hit Me Later – snooze your email – pretty cool idea; not sure of privacy related issues though. SimplyNoise – white noise generator which helps you find the comfort Zen and either work (blocking distractions), aid sleep, soothe migraines, etc. Pushing the limits of Windows - with 2 TB of RAM running on a 64 proc machine – sweet!...

September 8, 2008 · 2 min · Amit Bahree