Archive for December 2017

Cyber security trends for 2018

Year 2017 was bad cybersecurity year, and it is expected new Cybersecurity Dangers Will Spike in 2018. Security situation was so bad in 2017 that it was though that We’re hitting rock bottom in cyber, but I fear that we have nit yet hit the bottom, and thing will still get worse until they start

Electronics trends for 2018

Here are some of my collection of newest trends and predictions for year 2018. I have not invented those ideas what will happen next year completely myself. I have gone through many articles that have given predictions for year 2018. Then I have picked and mixed here the best part from those articles (sources listed

It’s surprisingly easy to program living tissue to form new 3D shapes | TechCrunch The boundary between biology and technology blurs further and further as researchers make discoveries. Now it seems that it’s relatively simple to essentially hack living tissue by programming a pattern into cells, making them grow and fold on their own into shapes like bowls, coils, and boxes. The DNA patterns result in layers of

Does tech industry needs to move towards responsible innovation in 2018?  For over a decade now, Silicon Valley ideology has been to simultaneously:Move fast and break things. Make the world a better place. According to this article 2017 has been a demoralizing year. Our product innovations for accessible and affordable content have also been weaponized against society by bad actors. Social media became a vector of bullying and propaganda targeted with algorithms.

Monitor Linux with Grafana |  This is a basic walkthrough for how to set things up to monitor Linux system and networking. This is a basic install that incorporates collectd, InfluxDB, and Grafana on the same host.

Best of Sysadmin   Take a look at’s top 5 articles for system administrators from the past year.

The High School Student Who’s Building His Own Integrated Circuits – IEEE Spectrum  Electronics enthusiasts like being able to make things themselves. But making DIY integrated circuits seemed impossibly out of reach. After all, building a modern fab is astronomically expensive. This article has an interesting story of a 17-year-old high school student who has started making chips in his garage fab. Zeloof was inspired by Jeri Ellsworth’s YouTube channel, where