Rules of Engagement in Cyberspace

Rules of engagement is a concept familiar to most military personnels worldwide. The basic premise of having rules of engagement is to ensure an appropriate level of response or reaction to a particular threat. It is sometimes also known as escalation of force. Rules of engagement for physical threats are ...

Facebook Open Graph Tags Modification

A couple of weeks ago, I discovered that Facebook allowed you to change the title and description of links that you post. This allows you to craft some pretty interesting posts. For example: (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js ...

Deprecation of NUS modules android app

As of 18 July 2015, I will officially cease support for the NUS modules android app. It has been unpublished from the Play Store and the companion appspot website has been deleted. The app was written more than 2 years ago when I was a freshman and has not been ...

Google Calendar API v3

In one of my previous posts, I mentioned that I was using rainmeter to display useful information such as events in my google calendar on my desktop. Google updated their calendar to API v3 sometime early this year and this broke the functionality. After waiting few months for a fix ...

Open letter to ICANN on PPSAI

Subject: I may not need Domain Privacy, but others do! From: Benjamin Lim Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2015 18:12:52 +0200 Dear ICANN, I will not attempt to speak on behalf of the oppressed or the discriminated. There are already enough voices out there advocating the ...

Website goes offline for 3 months

On the 6th of Mar, while performing routine maintenance on my server, bash commands suddenly stopped working. 1 2 3 4 $ pwd -bash: pwd: command not found $ ls -bash: ls: command not found At that point in time, apache web server was still running. I took the risk and asked ...