Monthly Archives: June 2012

Chinese Checkers (Peg Solitaire) Walkthrough

Chinese Checkers, also known as Peg Solitaire, is a great board game and puzzle and here I provide one solution to this puzzle. You can download the images in a folder and use the built-in Windows image viewer to view … Continue reading

Posted in Science

Google’s tribute to Alan Turing

I am confused. Is this a tribute to Alan Turing or Rube Goldberg?

Posted in Science

SkyDrive or SkyDive?

Now I am confused. Is it SkyDrive or SkyDive?

Posted in Cloud

Citrix’s sensible decision to move away from OpenStack and use CloudStack

Citrix is in need of an open source cloud operating system for its upcoming cloud computing offering. In other words, Citrix plans to offer cloud computing services and it needs open source software that will implement, deliver and manage these … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud

Nothing compares to the people at Penton Media, Inc.

I knew it! I knew I should have pulled off a “Milli Vanilli”! How can anyone compare to the exquisite voice of Michele Crockett? Michele Crockett is VP of Content Services, Penton Marketing Services and you have to hear her sing. … Continue reading

Posted in Management

The purpose of the collision attack used in the Flame malware

Title: The purpose of the collision attack used in the Flame malware Alternative title: Why did the Flame malware use a hash collision? When news about the Flame malware broke out, a lot of information became available, including that Flame … Continue reading

Posted in Security

My case against honestly passionate presentations

Title: My case against honestly passionate presentations Alternative title: Something got me started against honestly passionate presentations An honestly passionate presentation may mislead the audience. Let me explain. Suppose we have to present a new version of the Windows Server … Continue reading

Posted in Management

C# used for comparing two lists

Title: C# used for comparing two lists Alternative title: C# used in place of a scripting language A friend of mine had two lists. Each list was in its own text file and each entry occupied one line. Each list … Continue reading

Posted in Development

Photographers need an agile methodology, too

Living here in Athens, Greece, I am as far from civilization as a person can be. I was born and raised here and have lived here almost all my life. (Yes, every person has a sad story to tell and … Continue reading

Posted in Management