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Facial Recognition Busted

InternetNews posted a story on Facial recognition called Facial Recognition Gets a Black Eye at Black Hat. In this article they tell how facial recognition as built-in security is busted. Bottom line, a picture of your face is as good as your face itself! If you are building biometric security into your applications, you should verify that the level of security it provides meets your needs!

C# 4.0 and Visual Basic 10 - Friends at Last

I'm watching a video of the February Indianapolis .NET Developers Association meeting. In this meeting Mark Strawmyer is presenting on changes in C#  and Visual Basic coming with the next release. To be fair, the presentations were based off of PDC presentations, so the material was a bit reused. In this blog, I will reuse part of it yet again.

Social Networking Gone Overboard

Fads come and go. Social networking and linking to third-party sites seems to be today's craze. We live and operate in a Web 2.0 world.

10 Tips for Writing Consistently Popular Programming Articles - Devx Blog

As you should know, Codeguru accepts technical articles. You can easily submit them using the link on the left side of the main Codeguru pages (site pages, not forum pages). Need some help writing an article or knowing what to do or not do? Russell Jones over at http://www.devx.com has made a few tips - ten to be exact. You can find these at: http://blog.devx.com/2009/01/10-tips-for-writing-consistent.html

Microsoft SDKs

The Microsoft SDKs page is a great to book mark if you are developing with Microsoft technologies. This single page has a list of about four dozen SDKs or key tools for working with Microsoft products. These include SDKs for:

Top White Papers and Webcasts

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