Simon Willison’s Weblog

Wednesday, 13th August 2008

Around the world and back again. Flickr are using data from OpenStreetMap to provide street-level detail of Beijing for the Olympics. # 11:05 pm

Keyczar (via) New open source cryptography toolkit from Google, designed to get algorithm selection, key rotation and versioning right so you don’t have to. Java and Python versions are available; the Python version depends on PyCrypto. # 1:20 pm

Underscores are now word separators, proclaims Google. I missed this story last year—the change was announced by Matt Cutts at WordCamp 2007. # 1:06 pm

The statement that the password anti-pattern “teaches users to be phished” should be rephrased “has taught users to be phished”

Me, on Twitter # 12:52 pm