Monthly Archives: June 2018

Every programmmer should write these programs!

I found this interesting discussion on Quora and wanted to share. I have written a lot of interesting software over the years but I’ll have to tackle some of these ideas. I love pet projects they make me a better … Continue reading

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Does anyone REALLY still use Windows 7?

It’s been a LONG time since I’ve used Windows 7. I mean, there are a couple of improvements that were released in Windows 8, and I’m just amazed that anyone would still use Windows 7. I just am amazed. I … Continue reading

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Robots playing tennis

This is amazing. They actually have a robot that can play tennis now? Is it autonomous or is there some guy with a joystick? Robot tennis from EngineeringPorn

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New Hirens BootCD available

Hirens BootCD is amazing. I am so glad to see a new version come out!! New Hirens BootCD WinPE version available after 6 years! from sysadmin

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Video Game Console Emulators

I thought that this looks pretty amazing. I’d love to be able to see this in action.. but unfortunately I sure am not going to download from questionable sources. Have you played with these game Emulators ? Let me know … Continue reading

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diff and comm Linux commands

I have had to write some utilities over the years to do this for monitoring servers. These tools look very interesting, I am glad that I ran into this article. Had to share this information, I hope you enjoy! https://www.networkworld.com/article/3279724/linux/comparing-files-and-directories-with-diff-and-comm.html

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Wireshark Packet Comments (by Tony Fortunato)

This is interesting to me. Being able to put notes into a system and share them with others seems like a really cool feature. I really enjoyed doing intrusion detection for Microsoft Corporate Security a few years back. I wonder … Continue reading

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Microsoft and the Yeoman Coders

This is a fascinating article describing why Microsoft bought GitHub. Remind me to never play Scrabble with this guy. Or should I call it ‘Words With Friends’? https://jacobinmag.com/2018/06/github-microsoft-open-source-code-technology

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Apple to use USB-C with 2019 iPhone

It looks to me like Apple is finally becoming a civilized company. USB-C is great! https://mspoweruser.com/apple-to-officially-bless-usb-c-with-2019-iphone/

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App Maker, Google’s low-code tool for building apps

This App Maker from Google looks like a lot of fun. It is a low-code tool for building business apps. Today, this app comes out of beta. https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/14/app-maker-googles-low-code-tool-for-building-business-apps-comes-out-of-beta/

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