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Quality Open Source Calendaring / Scheduling?

ahooton Because *programmers* create OSS solutions... (492 comments)

... and, how many programmers do you know who actually use or care about enterprise calendaring systems? Sure, there are a few, but the vast majority of programmers despise meetings, don't need to go to many of them, and don't have any real use for calendaring systems in their "real" jobs. Only managers (like me, old ex-coder for years but been in management for about a decade or so) can't live without our enterprise calendaring systems. But see, we don't count in this case.

So, if it's not of interest to programmers, it's not gonna get created in any real, stable and solid way through OSS channels...

more than 6 years ago

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Graffiti as password: secure and memorable

ahooton ahooton writes  |  about 7 years ago

Al (175832) writes "From ars technica: A group from Newcastle University has released work that significantly improves the Draw-A-Secret method of creating passwords. The basic concept behind Draw-a-Secret is that humans excel at image recognition and memory, so "passwords" should be designed to leverage that ability. The people behind the new work have refined the technique by parsing the shapes with a flexible grid and using existing images as a background to reinforce memory of the password.

Imagine having your password be a graffiti-laden alteration of your favorite politicians campaign photo..."

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