I Hacked 127.0.0.1

Pedro has commented on my “A (Not) Hacker’s Tale” post that the original web site where the story was posted has started selling “I Hacked 127.0.0.1” t-shirts!!! Can anyone confirm this??? I haven’t been able to browse the site for it seems they’ve been ...

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Game Night

Last night was my weekly night to play games with my friend Vinny. I have been playing Enemy Territory every Wednesday night since last Summer with a few cancellations here and there. Earlier this year Vinny convinced me to try World of Warcraft, a very addictive online multiplayer game. I ...

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Media Player Round Up

Someone had commented on a previous post about a media player for Windows called Foobar2000. Having just been swept off my feet by Billy, I decided to give it a try. I chose the “Special” download option and was very impressed with the extensive options for music file formats available ...

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My Precious...

I have finally found my portable MP3 and OGG player to use on the go with my Seagate 40GB disk (which I have nicknamed Pegasus): Billy! I downloaded the setup file and chose my Pegasus as the destination folder. I then chose one of the several music folders I have ...

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About MeetUp Change of Heart

Recently MeetUp, a then free group organizing web service, has decided to charge registered groups for its services. A Meetup meeting organizer must now pay $19 a month to use their software. Having spent the last 8-9 months as the organizer for the Northern NJ Linux Meetup I’m somewhat ...

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Amazing...

Sometimes I wonder how certain people get employed… really! I usually get drilled with a bunch of technical questions in every job interview I’ve gone to (with the exception of a couple where the hiring manager had absolutely no clue about IT… this re-enforces me original point!) and feel ...

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A (Not) Hacker's Tale

This is just too funny!!! Not sure if it really happened or not but my professional experience has proven me wrong many times before! Hehehe… Read on…

Something nice I read on www.stophiphop.de (got pointed there by a comment on www.macguardians.de) is this nice story of ...

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Mailing List Software

Ever since MeetUp announced they would start charging groups money to use their free service, I started thinking of possible alternatives to keep the Northern NJ Linux Meetup group alive. I understand that everyone is entitled to make a living but I don’t agree with their decision of making ...

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