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Jun
13th

Is the Moon Waxing or Waning?

Author: Dave Taylor | Files under syndicated

In my last
article
, I talked about the complications of
calculating the phase of the moon and decided simply to scrape the same website that Google uses.
more>>


Mar
20th

William Rothwell and Nick Garner’s Certified Ethical Hacker Complete Video Course (Pearson IT Certification)

Author: James Gray | Files under syndicated

Watch William Rothwell and Nick Garner’s new Certified Ethical
Hacker

(CEH) Complete Video Course and learn everything you need to know to ace the
CEH exam in less than 11 hours.
more>>


Mar
16th

Preseeding Full Disk Encryption

Author: Kyle Rankin | Files under syndicated

Usually I try to write articles that are not aimed at a particular
distribution. Although I may give examples assuming a Debian-based
distribution, whenever possible, I try to make my instructions applicable to
everyone. This is not going to be one of those articles. more>>


Mar
14th

GRUB Boot from ISO

Author: Kyle Rankin | Files under syndicated

Last year I worked on a project to add an OEM-style rescue partition to a
computer. Where most OEM installs have a custom program that just rewrites
an install image over the top of the partition, in this case, everything
was based on open-source software. more>>


Mar
9th

Two Factors Are Better Than One

Author: Kyle Rankin | Files under syndicated

Although I’ve always been interested in security, there are just some security
measures I’ve never liked. more>>


Mar
6th

Flash ROMs with a Raspberry Pi

Author: Kyle Rankin | Files under syndicated

I previously wrote a series of articles about my experience flashing
a ThinkPad X60 laptop with Libreboot. After that, the Libreboot project
expanded its hardware support to include the ThinkPad X200 series,
so I decided to upgrade. The main challenge with switching over to the
X200 was that unlike the X60, you can’t perform the initial Libreboot
flash with software. more>>


Mar
2nd

Mars Lander, Take II: Crashing onto the Surface

Author: Dave Taylor | Files under syndicated

In
my last article
, I spent almost the entire piece exploring gravitational
physics, of all unlikely topics. more>>


Feb
28th

Secret Agent Man

Author: Kyle Rankin | Files under syndicated

It used to be that only the paranoid among us focused on strict security
practices, yet these days, it seems like people are stepping up their games
with respect to encryption, password policy and how they
approach their computers in general. Although I always have considered myself more inside
that paranoid camp than outside of it, I even have found myself stepping up
my game lately. more>>


Feb
17th

Natalie Rusk’s Scratch Coding Cards (No Starch Press)

Author: James Gray | Files under syndicated

The phrase “Learn to Program One Card at a Time” plays the role
of subtitle and friendly invitation from Scratch Coding
Cards
, a
colorful collection of activities that introduce children to creative
coding.
more>>


Feb
16th

Own Your DNS Data

Author: Kyle Rankin | Files under syndicated

I honestly think most people simply are unaware of how much personal
data they leak on a daily basis as they use their computers. Even if they
have some inkling along those lines, I still imagine many
think of the data they leak only in terms of individual facts, such as
their name or where they ate lunch. more>>