Sometimes you need to get into a computer without knowing the password. Perhaps you’ve forgotten yours, or perhaps you’re up to no good. Either way, it’s actually pretty easy to do, provided your victim hasn’t taken the necessary precautions.
via Pocket http://lifehacker.com/how-to-break-into-a-computer-and-prevent-it-from-happe-5854079
You may not think of sous-vide as the perfect cooking method for cooking eggs, but J. Kenji Lopez-Alt over at Serious Eats shows us that if you can control the temperature of your water, all you need is time to end up with deliciously poached, soft boiled, or hard boiled eggs, all in the shell.
via Pocket http://lifehacker.com/the-times-and-temps-you-need-for-perfectly-cooked-eggs-1453740291
Motorola has just announced what looks to be quite possibly their most ambitious undertaking since designing the first cellular phone. Project Ara will bring the concept of the modular phone to real life.
via Pocket http://androidandme.com/2013/10/news/motorolas-project-ara-is-the-modular-phone-of-the-future/
It’s my first class of the semester at New York University. I’m discussing the evils of plagiarism and falsifying sources with 11 graduate journalism students when, without warning, my computer freezes. I fruitlessly tap on the keyboard as my laptop takes on a life of its own and reboots.
via Pocket http://pandodaily.com/2013/10/26/i-challenged-hackers-to-investigate-me-and-what-they-found-out-is-chilling/
You might say I’m quite an argumentative person…. I enjoy nothing more than a debate with an intelligent person, during which I can educate them, learn something and push forward whatever it is that’s being debated.
via Pocket http://www.ctoaas.co/blog/2013/10/24/teams-shouldnt-need-to-reach-consensus/
When was the last time you needed to buy a new PC? Two years ago? Three years ago? The last PC I built was in 2009. I had to upgrade because I pushed the previous one I built to the limit and that was in 2004. A 2009 desktop is old in computer years, but not so much in processing power.
via Pocket http://idiallo.com/blog/2013/10/pc-is-not-dead-no-need-for-new-ones
One of the most important color tricks I’ve ever learned was to avoid using the color black in my work. Mrs. Zamula, my childhood art teacher, first warned me about black when I was in middle school. And I heard the same again multiple times at RISD.
via Pocket http://ianstormtaylor.com/design-tip-never-use-black/
The recent acquisition of two armoured BMW 760 Li cars for N225 million by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) for the aviation minister, Stella Oduah, has been in the news across the country this week.
via Pocket http://telegraphng.com/2013/10/14-years-democracy-history-scandals/