Archive for December 2018

Cyber security trends 2019

What are the top cyber trends to watch out for in 2019? Here’s what I have been hearing and reading: First I present a new information security term: Virtual Security = Manufacturers claim that their products are secure. but in reality they are not. New APT groups, and more regulations around data privacy, 2019 is

5G trends for 2019

Here is my collection of relevant trend for 5G networks for 2019: The most newsworthy stories in wireless today are all about 5G. In 2019, we enter a cautious, early-adoption phase of this next generation of wireless technology. 2019 will be the year when we see the first commercial networks turning on and first handsets

The Newly Released Linux Kernel 4.20

Get High with The Newly Released Linux Kernel 4.20 – It’s FOSS article at tells that Linus Torvalds played Santa and released Kernel 4.20 just before Christmas. Torvalds sees no point in delaying the 4.20 release because everybody is already taking a break. If you are a regular/average Linux user, you should not try

Amoeba finds approximate solutions to NP-hard problem in linear time This is intresting finding that Researchers have demonstrated that an amoeba (a single-celled organism) has unique computing abilities. The researchers found that an amoeba can find reasonable (nearly optimal) solutions to the TSP in an amount of time that grows only linearly as the number of cities increases. Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP) is an

Phoenix Contact over voltage protector

Here is tear-down of PT 2X2-24DC-ST over voltage protector for 24V systems: PT protective connector with protective circuit for two 2-wire floating signal circuits. 24 V DC nominal voltage. HART-compatible. What is insideComponents close-upWhat was found was two dual gas discharge tubes ant two other over voltage protectors. The gas discharge tubes were connected to

Truth is the First Casualty of Global Warming by Bjørn Lomborg – Project Syndicate The truth about climate change is nuanced: it is real, and in the long term it will be a problem, but its impact is less than we might believe. And yet we are too eager to believe the problem is far worse than science shows. Climate change seems to freeze our capacity for critical