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16 years with Flash Renamer – A development retrospective

Of all the applications, web services and games I have made or been part of, Flash Renamer is my darling. In case you don’t know, Flash Renamer is a Windows utility for batch renaming files and folders. It’s my own … Continue reading

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What data recovery companies aren’t telling you

My freeware utility Snap2HTML has turned out to be popular among data recovery companies, who can use it to send customers files listings of potentially recoverable files. Typically you send your damaged disk or other media to the recovery company, … Continue reading

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Authentication with Passwords & Passphrases: Implications on Usability and Security

The following text is a summary of an academic report I wrote together with a friend as part of a course on computer security at Lund University. The paper was graded “A” by the teacher. You can download and read … Continue reading

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Preventing RSI could be as easy as switching mouse hand

I started using computers when I was about 17. By the time I was 20 I had a full time job servicing computers at an organization. At this time I began having uncomfortable, sometimes painful, feelings in my right wrist … Continue reading

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Stategies for using CD/DVD as backup media

In my previous article I conducted a test to see how durable CD’s and DVD’s are. This is a crucial consideration if you are thinking about using such media for backup purposes. This article contains tips and recommendations for using … Continue reading

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How long do writable CD/DVD last? 400 discs put to the test!

It is a well known fact that the CD-R’s and DVD-R’s that you burn at home won’t last forever (neither does factory made media, for that matter, but that’s another story). Exactly how long is impossible to answer. It depends … Continue reading

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