Monday, February 27, 2006

Cool Visual Passwords

Passclicks is a new way to login to websites without users having to remember their old style textual password. Just save your password by clicking on 5 points, then login by clicking on those same points with a 7px margin error. Ingenious!

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Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Best Linux One Liners

A great forum thread on the coolest one line Linux shell commands. Even the most veteran Linux users will learn something.

A short introduction to getting a little more from your shell with piping & redirection, by
To send the output of one command to another, put a | between them. This means that if you run the command ls | more, it will more the output of ls. Using text manipulation commands like grep and sed, this can become very handy. Here are some examples of commands to demonstrate the principle.

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Sunday, February 05, 2006

List of Algorithms

This single wikipedia webpage shows you a list of algorithms neatly classified into categories. Pick the ones you are interested in !

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Understanding the Linux Memory Model

A first step to understanding the Linux design

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Video: Inside of a Hard Drive (direct link)

Shows how fast the servo arm on the hard drive can move. Impressive.

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