Monthly Archives: December 2006

As I ponder my navel

I have, over the years, read about various commentators predicting a set of “things” that will come to be over the next 12 months. I remember some year in the later part of the 1990s being “the year of Linux … Continue reading

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DBS’s TFA saga continues …

This is a reply from the regulator – MAS – but is not really optimum. ==================== Reply from MAS: from [name deleted] to me cc customerservice@dbs.com date Dec 15, 2006 10:29 AM subject Two factor authentication for internet banking Dear … Continue reading

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Red or blue?

In this analysis, there are some very damning evidence that not only will Vista be Microsoft’s last major OS release, but it will also be the blue pill that Ballmerites are consuming. I will stick to the red pill.

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The spin doctoring has started

It is baffling that people who are otherwise smart and reasonable, when working for companies that are so used to spinning their own yarn, would not call it quits. This sponsored survey, complete with all the requisite percentages and conclusions, … Continue reading

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Vista’s not going to be any better

I am sure I am not the only person to receive annoying amounts of spam with embedded images and nonsense text around it. In this, the culprits are those wonderful Windoze machines that have been taken over by botnets to … Continue reading

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Part 3 of the DBS/TFA deal

Just sent off this to the MAS to seek their inputs. === date Dec 11, 2006 2:16 PM subject MAS’ recommendation for a two factor authentication for internet banking [name deleted] – Hi. I am writing to you (and cc’ing … Continue reading

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Speedy recovery, Dr Papert!

Sad news that Seymour Papert was knocked down by the ever present motorbikes in Viet Nam. Please say a prayer for him!

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