Category Archives: Technology

Chinese government “protects” China from the Nobel Peace Prize

The Chinese government has used its Internet filter and search control to hide news that Liu Xiaobo (an imprisoned Chinese human rights activist) has been awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. Is this the kind of control that Julia Gillard and Stephen Conroy want from the Australian Internet Filter? Continue reading

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C# ASP .NET – Creating an asynchronous, threaded worker process manager and UpdatePanel progress monitor control

Sample code and instructions for creating an asynchronous worker class manager including a custom control for monitoring the running processes. The sample project and source code is written in C# ASP .NET 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008. Continue reading

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Dictionary.com installs over 200 tracking cookies on visitors computers

In the past I have been known to use dictionary.com and thesaurus.com. Not anymore. I distinctly remember visiting dictionary.com a few weeks ago. It was the first visit since upgrading my OS and browser. I was shocked by how sluggish … Continue reading

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Julia Gillard – Don’t insult our intelligence.

Julia Gillard is standing behind Conroy’s Internet Filter. I am outraged by the Australian government and its decisions on issues relating to the internet and personal freedom. It’s like Australian government representatives have sections of their brains removed that deal … Continue reading

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Phantom Keystroker V2

This annoying little gadget will generate phantom keystrokes on the unfortunate PC it’s connected to. It will send random keystrokes, turn on caps lock or randomly move the mouse. You can also adjust the frequency of the random annoyances. Hilarious … Continue reading

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Annoy-a-tron 2.0!

“The Annoy-a-tron is a tiny device that plays annoying sounds at random intervals, perfect for hiding in your targets office. While the original would just play one annoying sound, the 2.0 version has five different sounds, allowing you to specifically … Continue reading

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Who really owns facebook?

I was recently asked why I stopped using facebook. The reason I closed my account is because I got sick of people poking me all the time and being attacked by zombies etc.. what a waste of time. The other … Continue reading

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