How To Build a Linux Firewall

So you’re looking at some old P3 desktop tower and giving serious consideration to putting it out to pasture. Well as luck might have it, there are some additional options you might want to consider. While running something on your network with lots of bells and whistles like Splunk really needs a server environment to thrive, you […]

Yahoo Plus: The New Face Of Nigerian Scams (419)

To Adeolu Alabi, a 28-year-old university dropout, crime pays–and in hard currency, too. The young man, who abandoned his studies–for reasons he was reluctant to disclose–at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye in Ogun State, seems to have everything he needs. He owns an apartment in FESTAC Town in Lagos, owns three cars, dresses trendily and… Read more Yahoo Plus: The New Face Of Nigerian Scams (419)

How To Combat Software Piracy

Recently it came to my attention that my buddy Glen Allsopp had one of his WordPress plugins being “sold” or offered with request of a donation, without his permission. To make matters worse, Glen gives away this plugin for free and no one should have to pay for something when the product’s creator intended this to […]

Apple Develops E-Ink Hybrid Display

Future versions of Apple’s iPad and other iOS devices may be sporting a hybrid LCD/electronic paper (e-ink) display, according to an Apple patent application recently published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The display would be smart enough to evaluate the content you’re viewing and automatically switch between e-ink for reading and a… Read more Apple Develops E-Ink Hybrid Display

Technology – A Blessing Or A Curse To Humanity?

This write-up was inspired by the recent human tragedy precipitated by a devastating earthquake in Japan on March 11, 2001. The nuclear reactors, emitting dangerous and cancer-inducing radiations, had me wondering just how the earth can be made a greener- and safer – place to live in. The severity of this nuclear accident (surpassing even… Read more Technology – A Blessing Or A Curse To Humanity?