How to Break Into a Computer (and Prevent It from Happening to You)

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

The Times and Temps You Need for Perfectly Cooked Eggs in the Shell

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.

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Motorola’s Project Ara is the modular phone of the future

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/

I challenged hackers to investigate me and what they found out is chilling

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/

The PC is not dead, we just don’t need new ones

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.

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