I have been focusing a lot on security and privacy issues in this year's
columns so far, but I realize some of you may expect a different
kind of topic from me (or maybe are just tired of all this security
talk). Well, you are in luck. more>>
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I'm sure many of you have at least heard of Tiny Core Linux—legends
of how small it is, how little it takes it to run a system with it
and even now how it's been ported to run on Raspberry Pi. It's an esoteric
minimalist distribution. more>>
Several computer algebra systems are available to Linux users. I
even have looked at a few of them in this column, but for this issue, I discuss
OpenAxiom. OpenAxiom actually is a fork of Axiom. Axiom originally
was developed at IBM under the name ScratchPad. Development started in 1971,
so Axiom is as old as I am, and almost as smart. more>>
Consider this traditional scenario: in today's competitive world, dynamic business
requirements need flexible and rapid provisioning of IT resources. Along
with flexibility, traditional IT environments need new resources to
support the dynamic workloads of applications. more>>
There's an old saying in the real-estate business that the three most
important things in a property are location, location and location.
We can assume this is still true when it comes to real estate,
but it also is increasingly true when it comes to Web applications. more>>
I am a visual learner. When I try to teach something, I naturally like
to use visual examples. That usually involves me working for hours to
create flowcharts in Google Docs using the drawing program. Yes, it
works, but it's a very cumbersome way to create a flowchart. Thankfully,
I recently discovered Lucidchart.
Text expansion and hotkey automation are the sort of things you don't
realize you need until you try them. Those of you who ever have played with
system settings in order to change the function of a keystroke on you
system understand the value of custom hotkeys.
Sometimes a new piece of code turns out to be more useful than its author
suspected. Alejandra Morales recently came
out with the Cryogenic Project
as part of his Master's thesis, supervised by Christian Grothoff. The idea
was to reduce energy consumption by scheduling input/output operations in
I use my phone more often to log in to on-line accounts than I use a
computer. I can assure you it's not because typing passwords on a tiny
keyboard is fun. For most of us, we just have instant access to our phones
at any given time during the day. more>>
I'm writing this in a hotel room entered through two doors. The hall door
is the normal kind: you stick a card in a slot, a light turns green, and the
door unlocks. The inner one is three inches thick, has no lock and serves a
single purpose: protection from an explosion. more>>
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