A sysadmin’s guide to SELinux | Opensource.com

https://opensource.com/article/18/7/sysadmin-guide-selinux Security. Hardening. Compliance. Policy. The Four Horsemen of the SysAdmin Apocalypse. In addition to our daily tasks—monitoring, backup, implementation, tuning, updating, and so forth—we are also in charge of securing our systems. In the spirit of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, here are the 42 answers to the big questions about managing and

An introduction to Python bytecode | Opensource.com

https://opensource.com/article/18/4/introduction-python-bytecode Python source code files; they have names ending in .py. And you may also have seen another type of file, with a name ending in .pyc, and you may have heard that they’re Python “bytecode” files. But beyond “oh, that’s Python bytecode,” do you really know what’s in those files and how Python uses

Top 30 Resources for Hardware Startups and Makers – Hackster Blog

https://predictabledesigns.com/top-resources-for-hardware-startups-and-makers/ Hardware startups and makers can use all the help they can get. It can be difficult, however, to find resources for developing a physical hardware product (as opposed to software). This article has a list of 30 online resources for those developing new electronic products. This article was originally published on PredictableDesigns.com and there

Covox Speech Thing 30 years later

Back in the ancient days before sound cards, around 30 years ago, sound cards were rare on PCs. One hack those days was the original Covox Speech Thing, that connected a simple DAC to to PC parallel port. The Covox Speech Thing (also known as Covox plug) was an external audio device attached to the

2017′s Worst Junk Science | RealClearScience

https://www.realclearscience.com/lists/biggest_junk_science_2017/2017_worst_junk_science.html In a perfectly logical world, where everyone has adopted science as a way of thinking, lists like this wouldn’t be necessary. Unfortunately, as 2017 demonstrated, we’re nowhere close to that world as junk science is alive and seems to be thriving.