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Tue 19 September 2006

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Avast!

Every September 19 people around the world celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day. It's been marked on all continents -- even Antarctica.

Why?

Because it's fun, it's anarchic. Its very whimsy -- trying to get everyone on the planet to talk like a stereotypical Caribbean buccaneer on the same day …

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Tue 12 September 2006

Hacking spam networks

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

During a quite boring class of ICT in a Social Context [mainly about the Information Revolution and Codes of Ethics], I stumbled upon the idea of hacking a spammer. More specifically, hacking his overlay network of spambots. You may know that some spammers [mostly the "normal" corporations] have their own …

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Fri 01 September 2006

*sigh* cars...

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Yesterday we went to a very nice building of the University of Utrecht, located right at the sight of the Dom [nicer pics on the Dutch page]. Here, twenty-one students of my girlfriend's year -- including she herself -- where officially made pharmacists in a nice ceremony. Congratulations sweety!

After a nice …

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