Last week I wrote about Terry Childs, the jailed network administrator for the City of San Francisco who, if the press is to be believed, went nutty, changed the admin passwords, and then locked everyone out of administration of city systems. It was the cyber equivalent of swallowing the key. In a twist to this […]
By Vaughn Brown Guest Blogger It’s not easy to break into corporate IT, unless you’ve got more than some hope and a little courage. I should know, since I’ve spent nearly two decades overcoming one struggle and stumbling block after another and am finally arriving at true IT happiness. My story, titled “The Paper MCSE,” […]
By PatB Contributing Writer, [GAS] Robert Soloway was known by most spam fighters as the “Spam King.” He has been making a fortune on flooding peoples’ inboxes with spam for almost a decade. Conservative estimates determine Soloway banked $700,000 from his activities over a three year period. He was convicted in May of 2007 and […]
Green technology is the way of the future, no doubt about it. Nothing fuels mind-boggling innovation like the possibility of the world being totally destroyed if we don’t clean up our act. So, it’s an exciting time to be a geek right now – there’s so much cool green tech out there, you can hardly […]
In a world with more than 100 million blogs, do you find it difficult to find new and interesting things to read? How do you sift through all of the noise to find blogs that you might like? Would you like a simple way to find good content? Maybe Toluu will save the day for […]
By Erica Davidson Guest Blogger, [GAS] We all know that non-verbal cues are key for landing the new IT director position or scoring a coveted promotion. But did you know that the way you dress could be the most important non-verbal communication of all? It’s true. Dressing for success extends beyond the initial interview, or […]
–Top 10 Computer Annoyances and How to Fix Them Computers are supposed to make our lives easier, but too much of the time they can be frustrating, time-wasting, stubborn machines. –Automate Backups on Linux If you use Linux, you already have access to extremely powerful tools for creating custom backup solutions. The solutions in this […]
In the following presentation, brain hacker Keith Barry shows us how our brains can fool our bodies — in a trick that works via video too. Then he involves the audience in some jaw-dropping (and even a bit dangerous) feats of brain magic. Enjoy the show!