SHA-1 broken

February 16, 2005 // 0 Comments

Bruce Schneier tells us that SHA-1 has been broken. Apparently this is judged to be a believable claim, although the paper explaining details of the attack is not yet generally available. Read Bruce's blog entry here. ... [continue reading]

Keying the top off

February 15, 2005 // 0 Comments

Now this is a fantastic idea: PFU offer a variant of their Happy hacking keyboard that has blank key tops! The Happy hacking keyboard Professional is only for the elite few who never have to look at keys. Nevertheless, I'm not going to use it. I'… ... [continue reading]

C# Programmable Calculator

February 15, 2005 // 3 Comments

I don't know about other people, but for a calculator I still swear by my old HP48SX or my newer HP49G. Using RPN, of course... never seen anybody give up using that once he really digs it. On the PC, I've been experimenting with all kinds or replace… ... [continue reading]


February 15, 2005 // 0 Comments

I just came across this very useful tool: ColorPicker.NET. It's a colour picker, nothing else. But I guess I'm hardly the only one who's thought about writing something similar himself... it certainly does the job nicely. ... [continue reading]