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Recent posts

SwarmScreen, Spam, and Junk DNA

Interesting research on P2P privacy (summarized by Bruce Schneier): P2P downloaders naturally self-assemble small communities. “[A] savvy attacker can correc...
April 09, 2009

GSoC Stats: The Last 10% Is The Hardest

As I said in a post on April 4, I’m trying to figure out how many Google Summer of Code students have come from different schools since the program started i...
April 09, 2009

Software Carpentry in Alberta

Thanks to support from Cybera, Software Carpentry will be run at the University of Alberta this summer on the same dates as the University of Toronto’s offer...
April 08, 2009