Tag Archives: Reading

Former Soviet Bloc, Allies, Under Lurid Attack

By | September 23, 2011

Trend Micro researchers David Sancho and Nart Villeneuve have written up an interesting attack they’ve dubbed LURID on diplomatic missions, government ministries, space-related government agencies and other companies and research institutions in the former Soviet bloc and its allies. (Only China was not a Soviet bloc member or ally in the list, and it was the least affected by… Read More »

The Mind Mapping Software Weblog

By | January 15, 2006

For mind mapping fans, there’s a new Mind Mapping Software Weblog: The Mind Mapping Software Weblog is designed to provide businesspeople with a focused collection of resources related to visual mapping – its applications, its benefits, and how you can use it to increase your productivity and creativity. It’s early days. but looks promising. If nothing else, there’s… Read More »

Hong Kong’s Unseen Icon

By | April 22, 2005

Hong Kong is a very practical city — you’ve got to be, with everyone living on top of each other — but sometimes I wonder whether it’s also an overly conservative one. For example, the other day I was very impressed at how one restaurant, which only accepts cash, brings the change in anticipation of what bill you’ll… Read More »

Can We Trust Anti-Spy Software?

By | February 22, 2004

Who watches over the watchers? In software, it seems, it’s often the same folk.   Reading a press release for X-Cleaner, “a privacy tool suite that detects and removes installed spyware and adware components”, it sounded interesting enough for a mention. After all, it “includes tools to securely delete files, edit the registry, disable startup programs”, as well as… Read More »

Service: Phlog? Photog? Photblog? Phoblog?

By | July 15, 2003

 From my friend Rani in Singapore, I read with interest of a new service designed by two 19-year old twins Keng and Seng. It’s called Phone Logger, or Phlogger, and it allows anyone (not just those residing in Singapore) to update their blogs (online journals called web logs, or simply blogs) via their handphone’s Short Message Service, or… Read More »