How to secure your Facebook account?

I had some friends telling me their Facebook accounts received “password reset” attempts recently. Most of them observed this following comments they made about the launch of a book by Krishna Athal, which was reported on lexpress.mu. I do not have enough information at hand right now to identify the exact relationship between the “attacks” and the comments by people on Facebook.…

Linux meetup and the talk about protocols

Since several weeks Logan announced this Linux meetup about Open Protocols & Standards. He got inspired after attending the IETF 93 meeting that happened in Prague this year. Upon coming back to Mauritius, he thought it’d would be cool to share the experience with other like-minded folks..…

Goofs in the alleged ncbl.mu whois record

This is going to be yet another article that will attempt to shed some light on the NCBL domain name saga that came up in the BAI brawl. You can pick up useful information from articles by other Mauritian bloggers:

Sean Mangar
Yashvin Awootar

Yesterday afternoon, Shakeel Mohammed, the lawyer defending the interest of the Rawats in the BAI case, held a press conference whereby he explained to journalists how a document was left anonymously in front of Laina Rawat’s residence.…

Should ICT/BPO see the same fate as the textile industry?

As I wrote in my previous post I had an email backlog since I was unwell. I tried to catch up with the stories and this particular one involving the Outsourcing and Telecommunications Association of Mauritius (OTAM) is somehow disturbing. Logan, our local BSD developer, wrote lengthily about it on his blog.…

Gmail search to fight email backlog

I was unwell the past few days and last night I caught fever. The impact, I got a considerable email backlog. That’s something I hate. I prefer my inbox to be clean and clutter-free. For that reason I use filters in Gmail. …

LibreOffice 5 installation on openSUSE, Fedora, CentOS etc…

Twitter’s flooding with LibreOffice 5’s arrival. Oh! Flooding? Well, only if you’re following the *nix geeks :)

LibreOffice 5 was released today. Those who are used to only hear about the Microsoft Suite, well there exist other productivity suites out in the wild.…

MSCC, Cross-platform development

The Mauritius Software Craftsmanship Community (MSCC) held its monthly Saturday meetup on 1st August 2015 at Flying Dodo, Bagatelle. The title of the meetup was “cross-platform development”. It was scheduled to start at 11h00. I reached Bagatelle Mall some time around 11h30 and met some friends right in front of Flying Dodo.…

The 64 arts of Kamasutra, origins explained

Why do we call them the 64 (sixty four) arts of Kamasutra? That’s a question that many people ask.

When people come across this phrase, they start depicting all sorts of images wondering what that “sixty four” could mean. The 64 arts of Kamasutra are explained in chapter two of the manual of sex & love by Vyatsayana.…

Privacy breach on Emirates leaks passenger flight details

Last Sunday, I received a picture that showed personal information about an individual named Bhanumatee Soornack. I initially thought it referred to Ms Nandanee Soornack who currently faces money laundering charges in Mauritius while an extradition request is under review in Italy.…

Windows 10 launch party in Mauritius

On Wednesday 29 July 2015 the Microsoft Indian Ocean Islands organized a Windows 10 launch party. I received an invitation and since it was scheduled at 19h00, it was easy to attend after work hours. I have lots of friends who are Microsoft Student Partners and Microsoft Interns.…

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