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  Inkblots Improve Security of Online Passwords
 
This new type of password, dubbed a GOTCHA (Generating panOptic Turing Tests to Tell Computers and Humans Apart), would be suitable for protecting high-value accounts, such as bank accounts, medical records and other sensitive information.
To create a GOTCHA, a user chooses a password and a computer then generates several random, multi-colored inkblots.
The user describes each inkblot with a text phrase. These phrases are then stored in a random order along with the password. When the user returns to the site and signs in with the password, the inkblots are displayed again along with the list of descriptive phrases; the user then matches each phrase with the appropriate inkblot.
"These are puzzles that are easy for a human to solve, but hard for a computer to solve, even if it has the random bits used to generate the puzzle," said Jeremiah Blocki, a Ph.D. student in computer science who developed GOTCHAs along with Manuel Blum, professor of computer science, and Anupam Datta, associate professor of computer science and electrical and computer engineering.
 
     
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   Google's Throat Tattoo To Detect Lies
The company famous for taking moon shots at the technology—Google, is yet again coming up with a device which seems to be straight from science fiction. Google's Motorola Mobility in a recent filing with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has come up with a "system and method" to tattoo a mobile-device microphone with lie-detector circuitry onto the users' throat..  
 
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2. U.S. President Bill Clinton's inauguration in January 1997 was the first to be webcast.
3. Doug Engelbart had made the first computer mouse in 1964, and it was made out of wood.
 
 
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   Getting Qt running on Windows
Qt is a versatile cross-platform GUI framework built on C++. Major applications that use Qt are AutoDesk Maya, VirtualBox Ubuntu's Unity interface and the KDE Software Compilation. The Open Source version of Qt can be downloaded from https://www.qt-project.org/downloads  
 
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   The Onion Router (TOR)
An "onion router" is an Internet application that takes requests for web-pages and passes them onto other onion routers, until one of them finally decides to fetch the page and pass it back through the layers of the onion until it reaches you. The traffic to the onion-routers is encrypted, which means that other people can't see what you're asking for  
 
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