Vista is all about change and the user experience. So it’s no surprise to learn that the “Blue Screen of Death” is old and busted while the “Purple Screen of Death” is the new hotness.
Here’s a direct link to the original blog article that reported it on NeoSmart along with excellent screenshot. It’s really innocuous though, more of something to point and giggle at if it happens.
[via Information Week]
Here’s an interesting anecdote on how one man stumbled upon a method to crack a WordPress password by searching for the hash on GOOG.
Link to the article
If you’ve ever ridden on Disney’s Space Mountain roller coaster ride then you know that it’s claim to fame is that the ride happens in the dark. It’s pitch black inside which adds to the thrill because you can’t anticipate what’s about to happen to you.
“Perfect 10″ is a, ahem…”gentleman’s magazine” or Adult Publisher of scantily clad women that had no cosmetic surgery and are very attractive. Link to the site, mildly NSFW.
Perfect 10 is also very protective of the pictures on their web site, and when GOOG started caching thumbnail pics of the ladies for their image search to link to, in Aug 2006 Perfect 10 did what any self respecting publishing company would do – take GOOG to court for copyright infringement over the thumbs.
LATimes is reporting that this week a Court of Appeals “reaffirmed its earlier support for the socially redeeming value of searching the Internet for nudie pictures.”
Fair use is a doctrine in United States copyright law that allows limited use of copyrighted material without requiring permission from the rights holders.
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