Monthly Archives: July 2012

Trusting Yourself, rather than Random Programs

The truth is, with the default settings of your Windows computer, it is trivial for any program on your system to connect to the Internet. Even someone without very great hacking skills can easily steal all of your personal information … Continue reading

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wikimapia

I don’t remember how I found out about wikimapia but I thought it was cool at first when I randomly found it about a year ago. It’s sort of like wikipedia except that it’s a satellite map (or a regular … Continue reading

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Google Searching – not so easy, perhaps?

I search on Google. I almost never find what I want easily, when what I’m looking for isn’t so simple and “obvious.” It’s not easy, but there are actually ways to go beyond the initial search, especially about something that … Continue reading

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Making Videos – it’s about the codec, not the extension

Ever wonder why your stupid program won’t open your video file? Oops, maybe I have to convert my .mp4 to an .avi. You cannot make such a conversion, actually – because note that your mp4 and your avi could be … Continue reading

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