Thursday, September 13, 2007

2007-09-13 Thursday

I came across a reference to Dozer today: "Dozer is a Java Bean to Java Bean mapper that recursively copies data from one object to another".

How a quantum computer factorises numbers

Microsoft Installs New Software Without Permission - more details here. On XP SP2:


cdm.dll
wuapi.dll
wuauclt.exe
wuaucpl.cpl
wuaueng.dll
wucltui.dll
wups.dll
wups2.dll
wuweb.dll


Windows Update's Sneaky Updates
"The only altered files that have been reported to date are 18 small executables used by WU [Windows Update] itself."


How Windows Update Keeps Itself Up-to-Date (Nate Clinton, Program Manager, Windows Update)


Ever had end-users who had great ideas - but sometimes didn't quite connect the dots between what they wanted and whether they could afford to do something? Here's the critical question that a friend of mine always asks at the first scoping meeting: "Got Budget?"

Just for fun, I've launched a cafepress.com store called ITVTechShop - where you too can buy cool things like this:



Hat'tip to Noel for the idea.

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