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Entries for December, 2009

Code Breaking – Why the Web Should Worry that MD5 Is Broken

Should the Web be worried that MD5 encryption is broken? The Web relies heavily on MD5 hash for passwords and encrypted SSL sockets for security, but are the days of this cipher numbered? Roger Davies explores the potential danger and the need to find an alternative solution for the people.

The Manchester Baby, Small Scale Experimental Machine

Today I visited the Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (MOSI) and paid my respects to the Small Scale Experimental Machine (SSEM) – the first computer ever constructed. Along with some neat photos, I explain some of the gritty issues facing programmers and give some example code of my own.

Rise of The Pirate God – Tales of Monkey Island Walkthrough, Hints, Tips and Solutions

Welcome to the final exciting chapter of the Tales of Monkey Island walkthrough series. For those of you just joining us, our last game ended with the death of Guybrush Threepwood!. How will he defeat LeChuck? Read on!
Rise of The Pirate God Walkthrough, Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 5
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