Wednesday, August 31, 2011
This computer (yes, computer!) costs $25 | VentureBeat: Game developer David Braben has created a computer that’s about the size of a flash drive — and it’ll most likely cost less than your last date
Posted by steve at 5:58 PM
How to Automate Your Home - Popular Mechanics: It's easier to flick off one switch than 15 different ones. That's why PC-controlled home automation systems are not only efficient, but convenient. For under $100, a DIYer can install a rudimentary system that controls certain lighting fixtures, a/c units and an alarm system, and add devices to it over time.
Posted by steve at 5:50 PM
Why the password "this is fun" is 10 times more secure than "J4fS!2" - 87% Muscle, 100% Awesome: Security companies and IT people constantly tells us that we should use complex and difficult passwords. This is bad advice, because you can actually make usable, easy to remember and highly secure passwords. In fact, usable passwords are often far better than complex ones.
Posted by steve at 5:45 PM