by Alan Langford | 2007-07-18 | Observations on Everything
The fun thing about organized criminal credit card fraudsters is that they always have to stay a step ahead. I guess people were starting to catch on to the "Free" Vacation scam, so they had to come up with a new one.
Today I got to hear it for the first time. It’s so simple it’s brilliant. (more…)
by Alan Langford | 2007-07-04 | Observations on Everything
IBM’s open source Eclipse platform is an incredibly powerful development tool. Despite the fact that it’s a bit of a resource hog, the productivity gains I get from it are well worth it. Thanks to its open source license, there are an increasing number of excellent tools that let me work with anything from PHP to PovRay.
IBM does a pretty good job of soliciting input from the development community, and in many cases they respond well. But not today. (more…)