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Thu 17 August 2006

Grumble

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

After finding my wallet in time, finding my old bike mysteriously locked and needing to put some air in the tires of my better bike, but still being in time for my train, I got booted out of it two stations down the track needing to buy a ticket because …

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Tue 15 August 2006

Back and online again

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

We just got back from Corfu, and I just got online again after a refreshing period of offlineness. The statistics:

  • Number of digital photographs copied to my laptop from the image tank we had with us on vacation: about 2000
  • Number of megabytes these take: 6582
  • Number of pictures I …

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Sat 05 August 2006

To Greece!

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

We are currently sitting in a waiting area on Schiphol Airport with our plane leaving in about 2.5h. On to Corfu! Yay at a completely offline vacation on a great green island :)

See you all in about eleven days!

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Thu 03 August 2006

On stupidity

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

<xterm> The problem with America is stupidity. I'm not saying there should be a capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?

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Mon 24 July 2006

PHP security

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

As everybody and his dog can program in PHP nowadays, and -- worse ;) -- does without the proper programmer training in input validation and such things, here are some tips about hardened PHP, modsecurity, putting Apache in a chroot jail etc:

Use security on multiple levels. Code your stuff so it's invulnerable …

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