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Finally switching to vim

This article is just a selection of things I found helpful when switching to vim. So when someone asks for help because he or she wants to switch to …

No, Dark Energy Isn't An Illusion

, Contributor<p>Supernovae observed in nearby and distant galaxies provide some of the best evidence for dark energy. But alternative theories attempt to explain the same phenomenon without it.<p>In 1998, two teams of scientists announced a shocking discovery: the expansion of the Universe was …

Space Science

Linux 4.x Tracing: Performance Analysis with bcc/BPF

Talk about bcc/eBPF for SCALE15x (2017) by Brendan Gregg. "BPF (Berkeley Packet Filter) has been enhanced in the Linux 4.x series and now powers a large collection of performance analysis and observability tools ready for you to use, included in the bcc (BPF Complier Collection) open source …

Ask Ethan: If The Universe Is Expanding, Why Aren't We?

, Contributor<p>If the Universe is expanding, we can understand why distant galaxies recede from us as they do. But then why aren’t stars, planets and even atoms expanding, too?<p>One of the biggest scientific surprises of the 20th century was the discovery that the Universe itself is expanding. Distant …

Space Science

Empty Space Isn't Empty, And Quantum Researchers Now Have Direct Evidence

If there's one thing you need to know about the quantum world, it's that things aren't what you expect them to be. Nothing, for example. In classical …

3 to-do list managers for the Linux command line

There are dozens, if not more, tools out there that can help you manage your ever-expanding lists of tasks and to-dos. If you want to manage your …

Command-line

Is Blockchain the Ultimate Open Source Disruptive Technology? | @CloudExpo #Cloud #FinTech #Blockchain | Cognitive Computing Journal

Latest Stories<p>By Elizabeth White<p>Apr. 9, 2017 06:00 AM EDT<p>By Liz McMillan<p>Apr. 9, 2017 03:00 AM EDT<p>By Jyoti Bansal<p>Apr. 9, 2017 02:30 AM EDT<p>By Olivier …

How to Find Recent or Today’s Modified Files in Linux

In this article, we will explain two, simple command line tips that enable you to only list all today’s files. One of the common problems Linux users …

Linux

Self-taught Software Developers: Why Open Source is important to us

<i>This is a story about how my perspective for Open Source changed through time and how it’s helping me with my career.</i><p>Introduction to Open Source<p>About …

Programming

China is at the forefront of manipulating DNA to create a new class of superhumans

Would you want to alter your future children’s genes to make them smarter, stronger, or better looking? As the state of science brings prospects like these closer to reality, an international debate has been raging over the ethics of enhancing human capacities with biotechnologies such as so-called …

Minoca OS: A new open source operating system – Minoca

What is Minoca OS?<p>Minoca OS is a general purpose operating system written completely from the ground up. It’s intended for devices looking to …

Linux

2 Ways to Fix the Laptop Brightness Problem In Ubuntu

<b>Two quick ways to fix the everlasting Laptop brightness problem in Ubuntu.</b><p>Ubuntu always had issues with Laptop brightness. The default hardware …

Linux

What’s so special about special relativity?

Einstein’s first great revolution happened way back in 1905. It still puzzles many amateurs and professionals alike even today.Continue reading on …

Physics

Solids Are Mostly Empty Space

Nucleus of an atom.<p>Our body is mostly empty space. A star, a planet, a chair, all these things are mostly empty space. These objects behave as if …

Physics

20 Powerful Ways To Use Grep Command

Grep is a popular unix command line utility on unix operating systems. It stands for Global Regular Expression Print. Knowing grep command can help …

Linux

Top Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak

First of all, I would like to congratulate you for successfully installing latest Ubuntu Linux Distro. Ubuntu is most awaited Linux Distro with a lot …

Linux

10 Most Dangerous Linux OS Commands You Should Never Execute on your Machine

10 Most Dangerous Linux Commands<p>10 Most Dangerous Linux OS Commands You Should Never Execute on your Machine<p>Click To Tweet<p>Linux Terminal is one of …

How to change MAC address in Linux

Have you ever wondered how to change the MAC address of a network interface card in Linux? No? It’s okay, I will show you how. But wait, why would we …

Linux

How do I permanently erase hard disk?

I am going to sell my laptop soon. Before discarding my system, I want to make sure that no one should be able to use my personal data using any …

Linux

Next Thing Co Documentation

Introduction<p>Welcome to Next Thing Co documentation.<p>Welcome to The CHIP Operating System<p>We made a computer. <i>A $9 computer</i>. And every computer needs an …

Arduino

Installing a Desktop Environment on FreeBSD

Step 1. Choosing Between Ports and Packages:<p>FreeBSD offers two primary methods of downloading applications and system tools: packages and ports. …

Linux

Bash Tips for Linux Sysadmins

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Linux

How To Safely Remove Old Linux Kernels In Ubuntu Or Linux Mint [Quick Tip]

Old Linux kernels can take up a considerable amount of disk space. Apt ("sudo apt-get autoremove") tries to remove uneeded packages, including old …

Linux

Top 35 Benefits For Rooting Android Phone in 2016

Top 35 Benefits For Rooting Android Phone<p>If you are rooted mobile user and you don’t know what to do after rooting. Read this guide here I show you …

The First Stars In The Universe Are Forever Invisible To Human Eyes

, Contributor<p>A view of distant stars and galaxies seen through nearby gas clouds. Image credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser.<p>Imagine the night sky as you know it. Far away from the cities, on a moonless night, out in the darkest areas you’ve ever experienced. Maybe you lay back on the grass, gazing up at the …

Universe

What is an API? – Ethical Tech

Over the last year, I’ve participated in lots of conversations across domains — in media, and particularly in ed-tech — about APIs and how they …

Getting started with Raspberry Pi

In early 2012 an intriguing single-board computer with a weird name hit the market. For the low price of $35, you could get a fully functioning …

Raspberry Pi

Linux and China rule supercomputing's TOP500 in 2016

At the International Supercomputer Conference, the latest TOP500 list of supercomputers was announced. To no one's surprise, Linux, is the top …

Linux

A long way from everything: The search for a Grand Unified Theory

The recent confirmation of gravity waves observed by the LIGO project represents a huge breakthrough in physics, verifying Albert Einstein's …