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How Microsoft Is Trying to Calm Fears About Spy 'Back Doors' in Its Code

Microsoft, still stung by accusations that it installed “back doors” for the U.S. government to access customers’ communications, opened a center in Brazil on Wednesday where officials will be able to inspect its programming code, in an attempt to allay suspicions in the region that its software programs are vulnerable to spying. 413 more words


Teaching myself math from the beginning

Awhile back I read a book called Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences by John Allen Paulos where they argue that a lack of understanding of numbers is just as detrimental as being unable to read or write. 503 more words



Add a pause mark (fermata) to the last note of every part in your sl-c piece. Includes option of placing fermata in a different bar and adding a final double bar line. 121 more words

Algorithmic Composition


A neat little function to create a scale in the form of a list of pitch symbols, e.g. ‘(c4 d4 e4 f4 g4 a4 b4 c5). 294 more words

Algorithmic Composition

Terminology services

Just a short post to call peoples attention to terminology services in FHIR. Rob Hausam (who co-ordinates the Terminology track at the connectathon) made the excellent comment in the  512 more words


Why Facebook's Oculus Team Had to Rebuild Some of Its Virtual Reality Software

What’s the point in strapping a virtual reality headset to your face if you can’t figure out how to use it?

Virtual reality’s rise means that average people will be able to visit tropical beaches and shoot aliens in space—all without leaving their homes. 766 more words


Using CSOM with SAML Authentication (ADFS)

Topics: ADFS 3.0, SharePoint 2013, claims authentication, on-premise, Azure, CSOM, SAML


Recently, I was tasked with making CSOM work with these SAML-enabled web applications and host-named site collections.   1,327 more words