Víctor Arana

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The Essential Skill of a Developer

Being a developer requires specific skills and tools. I have put an effort to make a list of all the skills, tools, and techniques that I acquired …

PHP

Build a Realtime Serverless GraphQL API with Websockets on AWS

With the release of AWS AppSync we finally have the ability to create realtime serverless apps on AWS. Previously you were forced to spin up EC2 …

JavaScript

Backup best practices: A NAS is not enough

Losing your data can suck. If you have the right backup strategy, though, recovery of lost data can be nearly painless. You do have the right backup …

Social Media

Leaked Apple repair videos cough up some secrets

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Not surprisingly, these internal Apple videos are now gone from YouTube. The iPhone maker undoubtedly asked that they be removed.<p>What appears to be a collection of Apple’s internal video guides to repairing various devices has been posted on YouTube. These show the company’s methods …

MacBook Pro

RESTful API Design — Step By Step Guide

The (Somewhat) definitive guide to build better APIs<p>As software developers, most of us use or build REST APIs in a day to day life. APIs are the …

Microservices

5 Reasons You Should Switch From Windows To Linux Right Now

When I published the highlights of my journey switching from Windows to Linux on my everyday laptop, I was floored at the engagement it received across all corners of the web. I also voiced an admittedly wrong assumption within the article itself that it wouldn’t attract many eyeballs, and yet it …

Linux

Microsoft provides free lessons for quantum computing basics

Want to learn more about quantum computing and how to program in the Q# language? Microsoft just launched Quantum Katas, an open source project that …

Quantum Computing

How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity (and Why You Should)

In 2015, cybercrime damages cost the world no less than US$3 trillion. By 2021, that figure is expected to double. The director of America’s National …

Cybersecurity

Hacking macOS: How to Sniff Passwords on a Mac in Real Time, Part 1 (Packet Exfiltration)

With the rise of website encryption (TLS), sniffing passwords from network activity has become difficult. However, it's still possible to quietly …

Cybersecurity

How To Get Started In AI For Less Than $400

G<p>ot 400 bucks and some free time? Then you may be the next artificial intelligence (AI) whiz kid.<p>It’s never been easier for a developer to start building something in the field of artificial intelligence. Firms are creating total hardware solutions that run in the hundreds, not the hundreds of …

Artificial Intelligence

Cisco Security Webinars

<i>Cryptomining: Defending Against the Digital Gold Rush</i><p><i>VPNFilter. Global malware threat discovered. What you want to know.</i><p><i>Steps to CDM Success</i><p><i>Cybersecurity Report Talks: Visibility past, present and future</i><p><i>Cybersecurity Report Talks: Managing Vulnerabilities</i><p><i>Zero Trust on a Beer Budget</i><p><i>Better Manage</i> …

Linux Basics for Hackers: Getting Started with Networking, Scripting, and Security in Kali

Overview<p>Linux Basics for Hackers: Getting Started with Networking, Scripting, and Security in Kali by OccupyTheWeb<p><b>This practical, tutorial-style book</b> …

The Top 6 DevOps Tools to Know in 2018

DevOps is more than a buzzword; it’s a culture in which the lines between the traditional roles of software development and operations …

DevOps

All AWESOME Linux Applications and Tools

Hello, <b>F.O.S.S</b> lovers!<p>Welcome to our list of awesome Linux applications and tools.<p>Below are listed the coolest software available for your Linux …

10 PowerShell cmdlets you can use instead of CMD commands

CMD has been around for decades, but PowerShell has become a more efficient tool for managing Microsoft products. These PowerShell cmdlets can knock …

What's the Science Behind Kuji Kiri (aka. Ninja Hand Signs)?

Redes a prueba de catástrofes naturales: presente y futuro de TETRA y las comunicaciones críticas

Para los usuarios de a pie el quedarnos sin cobertura temporalmente cuando estamos en un gran evento, como pasa habitualmente en conciertos o …

Why can’t Europe create tech giants like the US and China?

You know what’s cooler than a $1 billion company? A $500 billion company, many in Europe think.<p>While the region is giving rise to more of the world’s most promising technology companies, the giants of the industry mostly come from the US and China. For now, there’s no fast-growing equivalent of Ant …

Venture Capital

When Do You Decide To Ditch Your Own Data Center?

Do you consider data management to be core to your business? Unless you are in the data management business, it’s not.<p>What’s truly core to your business is what you do for a living — what defines you. You may manufacture shoes or machine parts. You may take raw materials and turn them into …

Google Cloud Platform

Is this the best boss in the world? Australian CEO who gives her staff UNLIMITED paid annual leave says four weeks off 'isn't enough'

Weighing up your annual leave, when to take it and how to make the most of the limited time you have off each year is a consideration for office …

The Workplace

3 Things U.S. Startups Do Better Than European Startups

It's no real surprise U.S. companies dominate the list of top startups.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The excitement of potential defines startup culture. The hope for success pulses through newly rented offices like electricity, charging everyone to hustle so that …

Startups

2018 best apps and websites for teaching and learning

<b>AASL</b> announced its <b>2018 Best Apps and Best Websites for Teaching and Learnin</b>g at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. The annual lists honor <b>25</b> …

Los 16 lugares a los hay que ir antes de morir si te gustan la ciencia y la tecnología

El mundo es tan grande y está tan lleno de sorpresas que podemos confeccionarnos un itinerario en función de nuestros gustos, por muy frikis que …

Any advice for Beginner Programmer studying Deep Learning?

Thanks for making it this far on my post! I am studying engineering, yet have a passion for programming and wish to implement computer science …

React — redux for lazy developers. Part 3

It’s the last part of series about creating react redux app.<p>In previous two parts I described how to create classic react redux app, then I made full …

New Warrior "Global Security" Microsite Content

Global Security News & Analysis Will Cover Security, Counterterrorism, International Relations & Emerging Tech/Strategy

18 Slightly Entertaining Things To Do On The Internet When You're Bored

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Request Your Data From Over 100 Different Sites Using This Service

Almost every service you use on the web that involves a username and password is in some ways collecting information about you. In some cases, that …

A hidden message in a German TV movie

<i>In the intro of the German TV film “Im Namens meines Sohnes” a message is hidden. It is easy to solve.</i>In 2014, I wrote my first blog post about a …

15 free alternatives to tech software you use every day