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+ - Apple tablet PCs -- but no Skype on iPhone?

destinyland writes: "The author of "Hackers" predicts iPhone interfaces will migrate to the iPods, video iPods, and possibly even as-yet-unannounced Apple tablet PCs. He's also asked Steve Jobs the ultimate question: could the iPhone include free Skype-like phone calls? (Jobs answer: no.) Levy's response: "not the Captain Crunch spirit.""

+ - Fight Image Spam With FuzzyOCR And SpamAssassin

hausmasta writes: "This tutorial describes how to scan emails for image spam with FuzzyOCR. FuzzyOCR is a plugin for SpamAssassin which is aimed at unsolicited bulk mail containing images as the main content carrier. Using different methods, it analyzes the content and properties of images to distinguish between normal mails (ham) and spam mails. FuzzyOCR tries to keep the system load low by scanning only mails that have not already been categorized as spam by SpamAssassin, thus avoiding unnecessary work. zzyocr_spamassassin"

Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images. -- Jean Cocteau