Deputy Director of the NSA doesn’t know what the 4th amendment says (Video)

June 25, 2006

MSNBC video of the NSA and the 4th amendment. (Click to play)

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How to Setup Your ubuntu Computer to be a Router

June 25, 2006

If you have two network cards in your ubuntu computer, it can be a very powerfull router with NAT, port forwarding, and even QoS so your downloads dont interfere with gaming! This howto will cover setting up Webmin which will be used to configure masquerading, DHCP, DNS servers, and port forwarding. Includes pictures for most steps!

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MacBook Pro Light Sensor Secrets Revealed

June 25, 2006

Mac programmer Amit Singh, who in February figured out how to access and manipulate the motion sensor in Apple’s laptops, has published an explanation of the ambient light sensor also found in the company’s latest portables.

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Inkscape .44 Released

June 25, 2006

The Inkscape community officially released the latest version of its innovative vector graphic drawing software today. Inkscape 0.44 adds many new features including a Layers dialog, support for clipping and masking, improved PDF export with transparency, configurable keyboard shortcuts, innovative “node sculpting” capability, and the outline mode.

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WinFS is Dead

June 25, 2006

The official word from the dev team is that WinFS will no longer be developed as a relational filesystem, and all future betas are cancelled.

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Linux Gains Ground in Wall Street Nooks, Crannies

June 25, 2006

Behind the scenes on Wall Street, who is really using Linux? Although developers remain the major practitioners, Linux is also making headway these days as a grid platform for transaction processing, a place for running algorithmic trading engines, and even as a desktop environment…

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Google Maps: British Military Base in Indian Ocean?

June 25, 2006

One of the more unlikely places you’d guess seeing a military base…

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Opera 9 vs. Firefox 1.5 – The Complete Battle

June 24, 2006

An in depth look on how Firefox 1.5 holds up to new Opera 9.

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A beginners guide to install Xgl and compiz in Ubuntu

June 24, 2006

This page details how to install Xgl on your system. On your Nvidia, Ati , and Intel

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How to Hack a $10 Digital Disposible Camera

June 24, 2006

Turn a “disposable” 10 dollar digital camera from RitzCamera, CVS, or Walgreens into one you can use over and over, just like a normal digital camera.

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