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6 Ways to Sell Yourself, Without Selling Out

You don't have to ditch your principles to market yourself.<p>Some entrepreneurs, including some of the most determined and successful, are under the impression that they either don't have to bother with selling themselves, or that selling themselves is wrong.<p>There is a huge difference between …

Devices being remotely wiped in police custody

<b>All the data on some of the tablets and phones seized as evidence is being wiped out, remotely, while they are in police custody, the BBC has learned.</b><p>Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Durham police all told BBC News handsets had been remotely "wiped".<p>And Dorset police said this had …

Cambridgeshire

When and How to Finance Home Improvement

A home makeover can be a great idea if you want more space or need to modernize. But what happens when you want or need to sell your home? Will …

Call me maybe: MongoDB

<i>Previously in Jepsen, we discussed Redis. In this post, we'll see MongoDB drop a phenomenal amount of data.</i>MongoDB is a document-oriented database …

Databases

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Open Wireless Movement

Having ubiquitous open wireless networks will make amazing new technologies possible. Today, if a device needs to depend on always having an Internet …

Homeland Security

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Meditations

Last year I started reading Meditations by Marcus Aurelius1. While I was reading it, I was struck at how many of the entries were just simple …

About DuckDuckGo

Our Story<p>With our roots as the search engine that doesn’t track you, we’ve expanded what we do to protect you no matter where you go on the Internet. …

8 Things Truly Outstanding Leaders Do Without Thinking

Here's what outstanding leaders do almost instinctively. Do you share those instincts?<p>Once in a while you meet a leader who stands out--even in a room filled with skilled, experienced, successful people. She isn't just remarkably charismatic. He isn't just remarkably likeable.<p>You can tell, in an …

Type I and type II errors

This article is about erroneous outcomes of statistical tests. For closely related concepts in binary classification and testing generally, see false …

Why I Don't Drink

I essentially don't drink alcohol. Don't get me wrong, I've given it the old college try many times, and I don't hands-down refuse to ever touch it. …

Alcohol

The Linux Security Circus: On GUI isolation

There certainly is one thing that <i>most</i> Linux users don't realize about their Linux systems... this is the lack of GUI-level isolation, and how it …

Why Open Source Misses the Point of Free Software - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation

Why Open Source misses the point of Free Software<p>by <b>Richard Stallman</b><p>When we call software “free,” we mean that it respects the users' essential …

Documentation

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Could London suffer a Tokyo-style house price crash?

One fund manager bets that central London house prices will keep rising at 'a trend rate of 9pc per year' - but why would they?<p>A new investment fund aims to capture, for private investors, the apparently inexorable rise in price of London’s “prime” properties. “Prime” refers to the stucco-fronted …

Visualization of DNS Query and Response

Recently I’m strongly interested in exploratory data analysis and network analysis. Then I created one visualization based on the two techniques by …

Cool, but obscure unix tools :: Software architect Kristof Kovacs

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Copyright

Rootless Root

<b>Revision History</b><p>Revision 1.8<p>2016-04-17<p>esr<p>Removed "Master Foo and the Editor Wars", as itb turned out not to be original.<p>Revision 1.8<p>2016-01-05<p>esr<p>Add …

The C++/Programming books I recommend

People often ask me which C++ and programming books I recommend, perhaps because PowerDNS has a reputation for being "readable C++". This post is …

git log is so 2005

Whether you love terminal customization or feel more Rand Paul with your ‘.bash_profile’, this tip will change your life. This is one of the first …

The Powerlessness of Positive Thinking

Since publishing “The Secret,” in 2006, the Australian author Rhonda Byrne has been writing self-help manifestos based on the idea that people who think positive thoughts are rewarded with happiness, wealth, influence, wisdom, and success. In November, 2013, she published “Hero,” the fourth book in …

Should I Learn Python or Ruby?

readme.md<p>At first glance, Python and Ruby appear to be very similar languages. Both are high-level, dynamic languages used for rapid development. …

Programming

Baseimage-docker: A minimal Ubuntu base image modified for Docker-friendliness

A <i>correct</i> init process<p>Here's how the Unix process model works. When a system is started, the first process in the system is called the init process, …