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The Seven Laws Of Open Source Leadership

US President Barack Obama, the manager of the English soccer team and Oracle’s Larry Ellison are, of course, all leaders… in the traditional sense. Even as a piece of terminology we naturally associate ‘leadership’ with words like governorship, authority, dominion and hegemony.<p>But the world has …

Learn/Teach HTML and CSS With Mozilla's Thimble

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>When I first started teaching HTML and web design as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic over 10 years ago, I was …

Web Design

5 Desktop Apps for Better Productivity

Developers need to get the most out of their computers. After all, the computer is the primary tool that developers rely on each & every day.<p>Over …

Data Recovery: The Rainbow at the End of a Computer Crash

It continues to amaze me in this day and age that anyone would commit a murder. (Ok, <i>ever</i>, but particularly in this day and age.)<p>Yes, it's illegal and heinous, but it's also nearly impossible that your actions haven't been tracked, from government practices to the prevalence of cameras everywhere, …

Hardware Hacking With Python – /dev/ttyS0

In preparation for our Embedded Device Exploitation classes, I’ve just released my latest project, the Gumbi board:<p>New Gumbi boards, fresh off the …

America's crackdown on open-source Wi-Fi router firmware – THE TRUTH

<b>Analysis</b> <i>El Reg</i> looks at why and what the FCC wants to do. Plus: How you can get stuck inAmerica's broadband watchdog is suffering a backlash over …

Wi-Fi

How to Backup/Restore MySQL/MariaDB and PostgreSQL Using 'Automysqlbackup' and 'Autopostgresqlbackup' Tools

If you are a database administrator (<b>DBA</b>) or are responsible for maintaining, backing up, and restoring databases, you know you can’t afford to lose …

Databases

Data Visualizations: 11 Ways To Bring Analytics To Life

Data visualizations, used well, can help people make sense of large, complex data. Learn how data visualizations are changing and best practices for …

Data Visualization

Bash Collection – Script to get the real amount of used memory of an application

The following script was written by me to be able to get the really used amount of memory for one single application.<br>Since it isn’t that easy to get …

Meet Mycroft - World's 1st Open Source Artificial Intelligence Based on Linux, Raspberry Pi and Arduino

Mycroft makes use of natural language processing for listening to your commands and run world’s first open source and open hardware home A.I. …

0x6 Python Tutorial: Spidering

<b>Spidering:</b><p>This Python tutorial will introduce some new modules (optparse, spider) to accomplish the task of spidering a web application. Spidering a …

Open source typeface “Hack” brings design to source code

Sweet spot is 8px-12px, but you can tell the difference between I and 1 at 6px.<p>The days of coders being shackled to Monaco or Courier New ends now. …