In Praise of Hulu

So thanks to Hulu (and Adobe) supporting (at least not intentionally preventing) Linux users use their services, I was able to find this:

This work of art made me laugh and reminds me why the Simpsons has been on for so many years. They stay current! Unlike other organizations, they ...

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Basic Ubuntu Security

I just got finished reading (and technically flaming) a article from the ITSecurity site. The article, The Big Ol' Ubuntu Security Resource, starts off by trying to scare you. "So you thought Ubuntu was secure? Think again! I did a Google search with the words Ubuntu and security and you ...

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Switching My Grandmother to Linux Part II

Last time I left you, I had helped my grandmother get accustomed to some of Firefox's great features and how to use the AOL web-mail interface. Well it has been a few months since then and I was finally able to get my grandmother to, "take the plunge!" We ...

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When Facts are Propoganda

Microsoft sent a TechNet newsletter to my immediate boss saying it was a "...special bonus edition of TechNet Flash featuring content specifically selected to inform and ease your Windows Vista deployment." Now in the first sentience of the TechNet newsletter, they admit that this is selective data rather than an ...

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Mozilla Weave

From Mozilla Labs:

Weave is a project to integrate web services into Firefox by allowing users to securely share their data with other users and 3rd parties.

If you have ever used either Foxmarks, Google Broswer Sync, etc... then you already know how helpful such extensions can be.

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Encryption

So what is the deal with encryption? What is it? What does it do? Why would I want to use it? How does it work? How can I put it to use? These are all very good questions and by the end of this article, you'll be considered an ...

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Password Security

Password security in some form or another is en-grained into our society as the "de facto" method of authenticating identity. Passwords are literally everywhere, from email, online banking, or even just logging into your computer at home, work, or school. Stop for a minute though, and let's think why ...

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