Category Archives: Open Source

Infrastructure planning: A professional’s perspective.

https://lethain.com/infrastructure-planning/ Will Larson’s Bio: Will Larson April 1, 2007. Hi. I grew up in North Carolina, studied CS at Centre College in Kentucky, spent a year in Japan on the JET Program, and have been living in San Francisco since 2009 or so. … Continue reading

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Building future infrastructure…

https://docs.openstack.org/devstack/latest/ Please note shortly into the install documents If you do not have a preference, Ubuntu 16.04 is the most tested, and will probably go the smoothest. So make sure that you adjust for potential issues accordingly. Another option https://cloudstack.apache.org/ #openstack … Continue reading

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A reprint of the Hacker’s Manifesto

Title : Hacker’s Manifesto Author : The Mentor ==Phrack Inc.== Volume One, Issue 7, Phile 3 of 10 =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= The following was written shortly after my arrest… \/\The Conscience of a Hacker/\/ by +++The Mentor+++ Written on January 8, 1986 =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= Another … Continue reading

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12 Factors

#DevOps Great Resource. https://12factor.net/ The Twelve Factors I. Codebase One codebase tracked in revision control, many deploys II. Dependencies Explicitly declare and isolate dependencies III. Config Store config in the environment IV. Backing services Treat backing services as attached resources V. … Continue reading

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Take your Smart TV to the next level

Purchase these two items and you have the hardware you need to take your Home “Smart TV” to the next level.   You can cast and/or remotely control this setup from your Android, iPhone and others and “cut the cable … Continue reading

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Step 1: Elevator-In-A-Box™®©

Using this foundation component. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fatscontainers%2Fphotos%2Fa.154596253758.117505.151376798758%2F10155459490753759%2F%3Ftype%3D3&width=500 <!– experimental FB embed code paste experiment above 18-01-2018 –> Construct a freestanding level transitioning system for buildings which are approximately 4 stories in height. Allows small building owners the ability to establish a universally … Continue reading

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Platform Cooperatives

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platform_cooperative A platform cooperative, or platform co-op, is a cooperatively-owned, democratically-governed business that uses a protocol, website or mobile app to facilitate the sale of goods and services. Platform cooperatives are an alternative to venture capital funded platforms insofar as … Continue reading

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Being remunerated for your content.

How much remuneration could one reasonably expect for the content they create and share online? Isn’t this the domain of sharing and creating virtual objects (content) and receiving remuneration for their use by others virtually? If we disconnected the monetization … Continue reading

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Data and your profile

Have you ever wondered what’s all the fuss about FaceBook and other social media sites? As one of my mentors said,  “it’s the data stupid!” Take for example digitalselfie an open source software project that’s a Chrome extension. See a sample screen shot … Continue reading

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Re-using technology for longer…

This Original XBox (mine is Moddied) and using something like “XBMC4Xbox is a free and open source media player software made solely for the first-generation Xbox video-game console. Other than the audio / video playback and media center functionality of … Continue reading

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Software to build…

in the virtual environment called OpenSimulator that we use and program, setup and maintain, you are being introduced to the world behind the places like InWorldz™ and SL® aka Second Life®  Those “places” are “wall gardens” (aka Closed platform) as … Continue reading

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