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We learned this week that Google tipped the police about some child porn in one of it's users mailbox, and I have a big problem with this. While I'm glad there's one less child molester running around, the fact that Google got its hands on this image(s) ...
Aug 5, 2014
1:44:00 AM
I used to be daily a reader of Dilbert - the comic strip. On the website (http://www.dilbert....
Jun 25, 2013
5:24:00 AM
lz-string is a compression program for JavaScript in the browser, based on LZW. It is fast, meant for localStorage or any other string-based storage in JavaScript, and is particularly efficient on short strings. All can be read on the home page: ...
May 9, 2013
2:27:00 AM
Ruzzle is a game on iPhone and Android involving small puzzles (4x4 grid of letters) and the ability of the player to find words in the grid. Of course, as soon as I saw this, I wrote a small program to cheat at it. Here is the cheat program. Of course ...
Apr 8, 2013
2:56:00 PM
With Java 8 lurking in the corners about to make its coming out, here is a comprehensive list of the new features anyone can expect in there. Functional interfaces, lambdas and functions are probably the most interesting ones.
Mar 27, 2013
4:16:00 PM
I was reading in the news the birth of www.qwant.com, a new French search engine. So I said to myself "ok, let's go and have a look." I was in my bath with my iPhone. First impression isn't very good since the website doesn't have a mobile template so you ...
Feb 16, 2013
4:33:00 AM
Yes, Opera will soon be using WebKit as its rendering engine instead of the custom built Presto. Now, for the average web developer that didn't bother testing on Opera (desktop and/or mobile, and/or mini) it will not change anything. For web developers ...
Feb 13, 2013
7:48:00 AM
You haven't migrated to Java 7 yet? Well, it looks like you will have a bigger incentive soon. Java 6 will have its last public release on the 19 February 2013. After that, you'll need to pay to get the security fixes and bugfixes. That's what you get ...
Dec 4, 2012
2:02:46 AM
Windows 8 has been released about a week ago now, and it is time to ask ourselves how Internet Explorer 10 (its default browser) will treat our websites. I will describe here all of the new features in Internet Explorer 10. This article is meant to be ...
Nov 4, 2012
1:59:00 AM
Now that Apple has announced their iPad lineup for the holidays, it's about time to think how our websites are going to work on it. The 4th generation iPad looks like it has the exact same screen as the 3rd generation iPad. So nothing should change. ...
Oct 24, 2012
12:55:48 AM
Ok, ok, everyone has seen them. Yet. Those pictures are pretty impressive. http://www.google.co...
Oct 21, 2012
2:14:00 AM
I'm going to rephrase a post I made on Slashdot in Jan 2012. It is about the digital medium in the internet era and how the information economy (books, movies, music) will be affected by it. Make no mistake here, I'm not taking sides, I am just trying to ...
Oct 19, 2012
9:33:00 AM
After a bit of a fiasco last week, Firefox 16 has been released (along with SeaMonkey 2.13 more recently). The most notable addition in this release is the new CSS attributes that are now unprefixed (but still work prefixed) about animations, transforms ...
Oct 15, 2012
2:37:00 AM