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johnjaydk (584895) writes "After the Silk Road bust, European leaders such as David Cameron who wants GCHQ to handle the issue. Europols EC3 unit is also working on the case. The justification for the attacks are child porn and other criminal activities. But it still raises the question of how to provide secure communication to political dissidents while preventing criminal activities. It's like making water that isn't wet." top
johnjaydk (584895) writes "The creator of Lisp and arguably the father of modern artificial intelligence, John McCarthy, died last night.
Lisp was (and to some extend still is) a radical leap forward and have had a strong influence on a lot of other languages although many still refuse to see beauty between parens." Link to Original Source top
johnjaydk (584895) writes "How do You handle users who insists on installing malware? I'm running a nice tight ship where users can't install stuff and now I face a rebellion because I don't allow them to install malware. I can't even explain the concept of malware to them." top
johnjaydk (584895) writes "Get ready for Zune HD versus iPod Touch in a battle set for this fall when Microsoft will take the wraps off of its first touchscreen portable media player (PMP), the Zune HD. Microsoft says this is the first PMP to combine a built-in HD Radio receiver, high-def video output, an OLED (organic light-emitting diode) display and Wi-Fi. But will it be good enough to steal the glory from Apple's iPod Touch?" Link to Original Source top
johnjaydk (584895) writes "IT seems to be in a bit of a low these days. A least from my humble point of view. I did the Telco wars incl a bit of VoIP but that stuff have all grown stale. Web2 had a short spike but fizzled quickly. Embedded (embittered) is somewhat dodgey. Where have all the action gone? Where does one go for the action these days? Where is the fight?
Currently I'm playing safe with partially outsourcing and partially agile (against the firms will) but it all seems defensive. Where is the fight, who's not afraid of winning? Where is the blood flowing these days ? Where can one win... and loose ?"