D3tm4r's Blog – May 2011 Archive (3)

Accountability for Internet Users

Here's my take on Dancho Danchev's great article 5 reasons why the proposed ID scheme for internet users is a bad idea on ZDNet. Politicians all over the world have finally realized that internet crime is a serious business and they want to do something to counter it. They overreact because they realize that they slept through that development and now…

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Added by d3tm4r on May 25, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Martial Arts and IT defense

Humans are great at detecting patterns and abstracting knowledge and in successfully applying these patterns and principles to very disparate fields. This can happen for all kinds of small tasks that we have to fulfill on a daily basis.

It can also lead to some of mankind's greatest philosophical models like Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism.

 

I could also mention some other religions and philosophies but I want to stick with…

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Added by d3tm4r on May 23, 2011 at 5:00am — 3 Comments

Apple's Location Service

I am not sure if this is worth a blog post but it's definitely too long for a tweet.

Today I was totally blown away by the precision of Apple's location service - on the iPod Touch!

It is well known for a long time that all iOS devices use Apple's location database which is comprised of cell-tower locations as well as the locations of Wifi hotspots and access points. Of course there is also a knowledge base…

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Added by d3tm4r on May 5, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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