Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 31st Mar 2010 21:59 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Graphics, User Interfaces "What if all software was open source? Anybody would then be able to add custom features to Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop, Apple iTunes or any other program. A University of Washington project may make this possible." Yeah I know, odd headline - couldn't find anything better.
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Malware
by 3rdalbum on Thu 1st Apr 2010 03:21 UTC
3rdalbum
Member since:
2008-05-26

Malware that subsitutes the "Credit Card Number" field on a website in Firefox for its own, coming in 3... 2... 1...

Seriously, this guy has a doctorate in Computer Science and he doesn't realise what a dumb insecure idea this is?

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RE: Malware
by darknexus on Thu 1st Apr 2010 05:43 in reply to "Malware"
darknexus Member since:
2008-07-15

Seriously, this guy has a doctorate in Computer Science and he doesn't realise what a dumb insecure idea this is?


Since when has a certain degree meant a person actually thought about things? Some of the people I know who had doctorates were some of the least sensible I've ever met, especially in the US where education largely consists of memorizing and regurgitating facts without any real creative thinking or learning involved.

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