Results for tag: software

Stop facial recognition algorithms from using your photos.

Fawkes is a piece of software that modifies your photos in a non-visible way to stop facial recognition models from indexing them and associating them with you. Basically poisoning the machine-learning well.

Linked on the 7th of January, 2022 Details

Markdown quicklook preview on Catalina.

I was struggling to get quicklook previews of markdown documents in macOS Catalina to work due to the new enhanced security checking. The various open source and self-install solutions out there all failed, even after following all kinds of convoluted procedures.

The solution was PreviewMarkdown which installs via the app store and satisfies all of Apple's new security requirements. It costs $1 which is worth the no-hassle install.

Linked on the 10th of July, 2020 Details

European software patents mess

The O'Reilly Network is carrying a good summary of the current European software patents directive/mess.

Linked on the 9th of March, 2005 Details

SFL phone.

SFLphone is an open-source softphone for VOIP, it supports the standards like SIP and is completely skinnable. It’s in early stages right now and has only been compiled on Linux, but support for other platforms is planned. It’ll be interesting to watch how people will tweak it and integrate it with existing applications.

Linked on the 15th of January, 2005 Details

The Fishbowl: Pronunciation of SQL

Now I know how to pronounce SQL.

Linked on the 11th of February, 2004 Details

Omniweb 5 beta

Mac users: the first public beta of Omniweb 5 is out and first signs are good. Lots of cool stuff including workspaces (fantastic), rss support, shared bookmarks, popup trap, loads of useful little extras for web developers, and much more… The version of webcore used is a bit behind Safari feature-wise, but that’s a small detail compared to all the rest.

Linked on the 3rd of February, 2004 Details