Category: Misc

Interesting reading for 1-August-2006

Getting system level access from a limited account in WinXp – This video shows how you can get “system” level access very easily on a WinXp box. Looks totally possible. The basic crux is that we run a scheduled task that launches command prompt, since scheduler is run by the system account, we get a […]

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w.bloggar

I have been really frustrated with the current web based editor that comes with WordPress. One of the biggest problems was the time it took to write anything and secondly the lack of a spell checker. I came across w.bloggar on Download Squad and was pleased to find WP support. This is my first post […]

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Interesting reading for July-31-2006

Death of the command line – A.P Lawerence puts down his thoughts on the command line. Frankly my head is so full of other CS stuff that I could barely fit in command lines and their arguments. Command line tools tend to be less discoverable and need constant reinforcement to remember than the GUI counterparts […]

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Treemaps for space constrained visualization

I have been using WinDirStat for quite some time now to visualize my hard disk usage and to clean up when disk space was low. But it was just yesterday that I realized that the cool visualization that is used by WinDirStat actually has a name “Treemaps” and has a lot of interesting history behind […]

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Setting up wireless LAN

I recently moved into my new house and wanted to setup a wireless LAN for my home. So I read through some sites on how to setup a wireless LAN and for the router I decided to buy the Linksys WRT45GS. My ISP in Delhi is Hathway and the provide internet over an ethernet cable, […]

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Why managers get paid more than programmers??

I’ve been managing a small team for the past 6 months now, when I was just a developer I always used to wonder why is that people who manage people get paid more than people that actually build the product and bring in the moolah. Ideally pay should be directly proportional to difficulty of task. […]

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