Daily Archives: July 3, 2012

Decryption and CASTing

In my last encryption post I showed how to encrypt and decrypt data with a symmetric key. However there was a piece of the explanation I left out. If you look at that post, suppose that you ran this query … Continue reading

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Fix Failures Fast

What makes PCs fail? Recently Microsoft Research published a research paper that looks at PC failures. The research spanned a million consumer PCs and examined failure rates and the suspected causes of those failures. The data came from the Windows Error Reporting … Continue reading

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