Yearly Archives: 2010

[HT Bruce Schneier] Here’s an excellent article on the use of biometrics in security system. Here are some highlights. Intro Authentication of a person is usually based on one of three things: something the person knows, such as a password; something physical the person possesses, like an actual key or […]

The Economist on Biometrics

The Internet Corporation on Assigned Names and Numbers recently decided to allow for the issuing of non-Latin domain names. Previously all countries were forced to use the ASCII character set, including countries whose native language included non-ASCII characters. To aid in the transition, ICANN devised a micro-language of sorts to […]

Using punycode to access non-Latin domains