While not a solution for email, Phil
Haack talks about a simple way to help prevent spam bots from attacking your forms on your web sites. By using an invisible
captcha, one can defeat most bots.
First, what is a Captcha? It is a challenge - response test to help determine…
Trossen Robotics wants to know what you are building. If you have a cool project that you've built it's time to make some money showing it off.
What sort of projects can you submit you ask? Robotics, HCI, home automation, RFID, art projects, useful mods & hacks, fun/entertaining…
ASCII art has been around for ages but
Matt has created a way to create to
convert images into ASCII text for web pages. Matt explains how he does the color conversions and how he gets data from the image to text. One major thing he stresses is you must use a monotype font. What…
Twitter is a "micro blog" asking the question, "What am I doing right now?" Their
API model for developers is useful, but they guys over at
Yedda made a wrapper object for the Twitter API! Don't know C# but you're a rockstar at VB.Net? No worries since they…
Dave Weller and the XNA team have posted the
XNA presentations from Gamefest 2007. A few of the presentations are:
The costs of managed code
I recommend this even if you're not interested in XNA. It will show you how to speed up code and what actually makes some code slow for no…
Silverlight 1.0 has been released! For
run-times, tools, and SDK links, go here and
for some quick starts, go here, more importantly, the
Silverlight 1.0 quickstart examples.
In addition to just Silverlight,
Microsoft has the Expression Blend tool to help create content also. …
Over at Angry Coder, the talk about the "Using" block. This is something coders should use if possible since it helps do object cleanup for items like GDI+ (Graphics) and connections (streams,
files, ...). It helps define when the object leaves scope and helps close…
Reza Naima over at UC Berkeley is in the process of creating a health monitor system that connects to a PocketPC device via Bluetooth to display its results. The system currently monitors seven
different items from the person it is monitoring.
ECG - heart rythms EMG - mussle tension…
In case you missed it,
Brian Peek created a
Windows Home Server add-in for that lets people view their Outlook email from a web browser. What is
Windows Home Server? It is a product that allows you to manage your household's data and computers. It also can be extended to…
At XNA Gamefest conference, they announced the winners to
Dream Build Play. There actually were two winners to the contest too, the Dishwasher: Dead Samurai and Blazing Birds. All 20 of the entries were playable, polished and extremely fun. Congratulations