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- Sandra Henry-Stocker wrote Unix: Book Review -- Absolute OpenBSD: Unix for the Practical Paranoid by Michael W. Lucas, Open Starch Press, 2013BSD -- the Berkeley Software Distribution flavor of Unix -- is alive and well and thriving on a remarkably secure system near you. And the second edition of Absolute OpenBSD (Michael W. Lucas, 2013, no starch press) is ready to teach you all about it.
8 hours 39 min ago
- Today's the day Microsoft wows us (I hope) with it's next generation Xbox. So how does Sony combat that? With an ineffectual teaser that comes across as just sad...
14 hours 13 min ago
- Since graduating from college I have been on a number of great interviews but still haven’t found a job. I don’t understand it. I have a degree in computer science from a great school and some relevant work experience as a summer intern. Any idea what I could be doing wrong?
20 hours 3 min ago
- Whether you're setting up accounts for existing users on a new server or providing accounts for a crop of new staff members on your primary server, it's nice to be able to do the job quickly and accurately. The newusers command in Linux is designed to make this process as smooth as possible, but it may not do everything you expect -- especially if your data file is, uh, sloppy. Let's take a look at what it does and where it might fall short of expectations.
6 days 18 hours ago
- I have been out of IT for about three years and would like to get back in. Prior to leaving IT I was a help desk technician with about ten years of experience and my A+ certification. What would you suggest I do?
6 days 22 hours ago
- Ouya gets $15 million in funding, delays launch and improves their controller. Meanwhile Gamepop offers a subscription-based Android gaming solution for your TV. But many questions remain.
1 week 4 days ago
I've been really pleased with mine, and I don't think it's just me... I haven't seen a negative review of the Roku 3. It's possible I've just missed them but all the sites I read seemed to like it as well. Do keep in mind the Roku 3 only has HDMI out. Some of the other models offer more options in case you want to use component ports or something.And I finally get around to mentioning the Time Warner Cable Roku Channel, too.
1 week 4 days ago
- And I finally get around to mentioning the Time Warner Cable Roku Channel, too.
1 week 5 days ago
- pasmith wrote Xbox 720 headed to Gamescom, new Wolfenstein to next gen consoles, but no Battlefield 4 for Wii UYesterday we got word of another confirmed next gen title launching in Q4 of this year. Plus good and bad news for Wii U owners, and Sony gets even more indie-friendly.
1 week 6 days ago
- pasmith commented on Xbox 720 always-connected rumor debunked, PS4 share button nerfed, and Wii U to get mobile apps?
I take it you're not a fan of Twitch.tv then? LOLA trifecta of gaming news shorts today, with the most important being about the much-rumored "always connected" aspect of the next Xbox. Never fear, you'll be able to play single player games without being online.
1 week 6 days ago
- Technical advances in data center management are transforming the types of skills that are needed by people working in a data center.
2 weeks 10 hours ago
- pasmith wrote Xbox 720 always-connected rumor debunked, PS4 share button nerfed, and Wii U to get mobile apps?A trifecta of gaming news shorts today, with the most important being about the much-rumored "always connected" aspect of the next Xbox. Never fear, you'll be able to play single player games without being online.
2 weeks 14 hours ago
- Bash has quietly made scripting on Unix systems a lot easier with its own regular expressions. If you're still leaning on grep and sed commands to get your scripts to do what you need from them, maybe it's time to look into what bash can do on its own.
2 weeks 1 day ago
- If you've left the Wii Fit fad behind but still have the hardware, here's a way to put the Balance Board to use that doesn't involve the Wii or a television.
2 weeks 4 days ago
- We now know at least one title that Microsoft will be showing off on May 21st. Also GameStop is opening their summer expo to the public and says the PS4 will be on display. Details on how to register inside.
2 weeks 5 days ago
- pasmith wrote Hulu brags about a good year, Netflix fires back, and Nielsen gets ready to keep scoreYesterday Hulu shared good news about traffic and a few new shows. Netflix wasted no time responding with news of its next new show. Meanwhile Nielsen is finally taking baby steps towards tracking online viewing.
2 weeks 6 days ago
- Microsoft research is working on a proof-of-concept system that uses a projector to extend video from a game or movie to the wall around your TV. Will this be the "Project Natal" of the Xbox 720 generation?
3 weeks 14 hours ago
- I love the company I work for and they have been very good to me. The problem is that the company isn’t doing well financially. My job in IT is not currently at risk, but many others are fearful that they will soon lose their jobs. What can I do to help my company and in turn, help my follow employees?
3 weeks 21 hours ago
- Cron is not in charge; you are. All you need to do is tell it what you want done and when you want it done.
3 weeks 1 day ago
- Sony loves their DualShock 4, Nintendo doesn't love press conferences, Xbox 720 rumor re-runs and Valve gets one step closer to a Steam Box.
3 weeks 4 days ago
- Microsoft has invited the press to an Xbox event in May. Here comes Durango!
3 weeks 5 days ago
- A pair of Kickstarter projects turn the kinetic energy you generate into a source for charging your smartphone, whether you get around by bike or on foot.
3 weeks 6 days ago
- Amazon is crowdsourcing the decision of which of fourteen original content pilots (six kid's shows, eight comedies) they'll move forward with. I spent Saturday afternoon checking out four of the comedies and here's what I thought.
4 weeks 13 hours ago
- Former MIT CIO Marilyn Smith recently said in an interview that to enhance your IT career, you should 'exit and then return to IT.' Her reasoning: 'Your time working outside of IT will enhance your perspective on how to best serve your internal clients and also position you to be a business partner, rather than a service provider to other business areas.
4 weeks 14 hours ago
- Don't let an ISO 27001 audit ruin your week. Chin up and follow some simple rules to chase away the pain and the worry.
4 weeks 1 day ago
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