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Your city doesn't have a startup community? Start one!

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>This is a guest post by Aaron Pitman, an angel investor and founder and partner of RA Domain Capital.</i><p>You don’t have to be located in Silicon Valley to take part in a great startup community. Conventional wisdom told entrepreneurs it was necessary to live in one of the central hubs if …

How to Call Bullshit on a Guru or Expert

The longer I’m in the business of giving people advice, the more I worry about losing perspective. It seems there are so many people that we call …

Information Gathering Using Maltego

The first phase in security assessment is to focus on collecting as much information as possible about a target application.<p>According to OWASP, …

The Subtle Art of OSINT: Open-Source Intelligence

<b>The Subtle Art of OSINT</b><p><i>Recently, I have been barraged with requests about how OSINT works and how to actually carry out the work after talking about</i> …

Open Source Movement

How You Should Be Using LinkedIn -- But Probably Aren't

This story originally appeared on Business on Main<p>If you're like me, you hastily set up a LinkedIn page, accepted invitations to connect, and then left your page to wither. Big mistake. In a recent survey of 835 business owners by Vistage International and The Wall Street Journal, 41 percent of …

Small Business

Why is the left so blinkered to Islamic extremism?

Imagine looking at a 3D image with those special red and blue glasses but closing one of your eyes.<p>Some parts of the image would disappear if you …

The Politics of Security in a Democracy

Terrorism causes fear, and we overreact to that fear. Our brains aren't very good at probability and risk analysis. We tend to exaggerate …

Unplug Your Weekend Or Ruin Your Life

You need energy to do your best work or be a good friend or partner. Weekends give energy. So learn how to do them well.<p>Not separating your weekend from your week can unravel your relationships, stymie your stress recovery, and ultimately ruin your productivity, research suggests.<p>We can avert these …

Flavors

NSA collected Americans' email records in bulk for two years under Obama

The Obama administration for more than two years permitted the National Security Agency to continue collecting vast amounts of records detailing the …

How to Find Your Niche In Life

From my Monday question pile Jennifer asked:<p>How do you find your niche in life?<p>This seems like a simple question but the more I considered it the …

How Google, Yahoo, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon track you (infographic)

Americans are starting to perk up about privacy after the reveal of a government surveillance program called PRISM. But it’s important to know how tech companies generally track your data and what you’re agreeing to in those terms of service agreements.<p>Google, Facebook, and Yahoo all rely pretty …

Big data: What’s your plan?

Many companies don’t have one. Here’s how to get started.<p><b>The payoff</b> from joining the big-data and advanced-analytics management revolution is åno …