And the latest version of Wordpress is supposed to be secure, isn’t it? Well this weekend the conventional wisdom was proven wrong. more....
Hack a day serves up a fresh hack each day, every day from around the web and a special how-to hack each week. Have fun reading, I certainly do.
Retrotechtacular: Remembering Radio Shack P-Box Kits
Let’s Look At Some Cool Old LEDs
Charge Your EV The Portable Way
Turn Old Pinball Parts Into A Unique Digital Clock
A Cheat Sheet For Publishing Python Packages
How To Make A Pilotron, The Forgotten Tube
Every Computer Deserves a Rotary Encoder
Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day You may ask “What is a System Administrator?” The answers you will find at http://www.sysadminday.com/ are as good as any. Being a System Administrator is a somewhat stressful job that turns you into a cynic very quickly and you start hanging out in places like the scary devil monastery. Your (l)users also … Read More
Yesterday Andrew McGill posted the message below on the Gauteng Linux User Group mailing list. Because he is not blogging I’m doing it for him. What he is describing is one of the biggest frustrations people have with so called new and improved software. Andrew is a very competent sysadmin and if he is battling what is Eric … Read More
WordPress, the software I use for this blog is great and has a wonderful plugin system that allows people to add functionality that is not originally included in wordpress. Unfortunately many of the available plugins are not so wonderful and often do not work as expected (advertised). more....