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8 Months After Learning To Code And Launching An App, Leo The Homeless Coder Is Still Homeless

Last December, a man named Leo Grand created a ride-sharing app that ended up earning him a modest sum of money.<p>This, in and of itself, is nothing unique. However, Grand was homeless, and had learned to code only four months prior to the launch of his app. A few weeks after the launch, he had made …

When should I not kill -9 a process?

I am always very hesitant to run kill -9, but I see other admins do it almost routinely.<p>I figure there is probably a sensible middle ground, so:<p>When …

Linux

MicroModem, For Data Transmission Explorations

Them kids with those Arduinos don’t know what they’re missing. A serial connection is just too easy, and there’s so much fun to be had with low …

Electrolytic Rust Removal Leaves Your Parts Shiny As New

If you’re tired of removing rust by hand, you’d be surprised how easy it is to build your very own electrolytic rust removal system!<p>[James Taylor] is …

Coin Mining DVRs: A compromise from start to finish., Author: Johannes Ullrich

The Criminals Behind It<p>After posting this diary, a brand new twitter account was used to post two tweets admitting to be behind this particular …

Information Security

Fix Absolutely Anything, Anywhere With A Keychain Toolkit

For less than $50, I've built a keychain toolkit that's fixed cars, motorcycles and once kept me out of jail. It's even legal on airplanes. Here's …

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Why you should not use it, at all

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) has been released on April 17th 2014, thus this Long Term Support (LTS) version is brand new. So why am I already …

Google AdSense Leak

I am a former Google employee and I am writing this to leak information to the public of what I<p>witnessed and took part in while being an employee. My …

AdWords