October 15, 2009

La baisse du TVA est en constante augmentation

La baisse du TVA est en constante augmentation

malgré les efforts des forces de l'ordre à subvenir

aux besoins de la communauté internationale

à bouleverser des mentalités dans les années quatre-vingt

lors de la prise de contrôle du pouvoir public

par la conjoncture éco-sociale actuellement

transmissible de personne en personne ou de

personne en passe navigo en passe navigo en passe navigo

September 18, 2009

Official Google Blog: Teaching computers to read: Google acquires reCAPTCHA

Official Google Blog: Teaching computers to read: Google acquires reCAPTCHA

At the post linked above, Google says it uses human answers to captchas, which are intentionally hard for computers to read, to make text in captchas easier for computers to read.

It follows, then, that more computers will soon be able to crack captchas.

September 11, 2009

How to read on the web

Here's a tip for reading on the web: pick a sentence and read it. I've found that reading one sentence from start to finish, rather than bouncing from keyword to keyword in a paragraph, aids comprehension.

June 24, 2009

What becomes of the dead's gmail accounts

Following any legally dictated purge period, the account passes in encrypted form to the deceased's estate, or, in case of absence of descendants, to the federal or national government (depending on laws in effect for the country) of the deceased's most recent primary residence. There is no legal provision for the transfer of decryption credentials associated with this account, as these are not stored by the company and thus in the responsibility of the deceased to arrange for example in a last will and testament.