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How To : Monitor CPU Temperature from Android's Status Bar

At the core of your Galaxy S5's hardware lies the central processing unit, or CPU for short. Practically every piece of data, every binary bit, has to pass through your CPU before it can be used to display a video or execute a game command. During times of heavy load, the CPU ...more

How To : An Introduction to Steganography & Its Uses

It has been a long while since I last came here to write an article. Graduate school keeps you busy. After I looked over what I had written previously, I decided that I should introduce another fun topic from cryptography. In this case, steganography. In this article, I will ...more

How To : Introduction to Modern Cryptography

Cryptography is the science of keeping secrets, or more specifically, the science of disguising them. As a point of fact, cryptography has progressed quite a bit farther and now encompasses file and message integrity, sender authentication, and pseudo-random number generators. ...more

How To : Install Ubuntu Linux on an HTC Evo 4G

Looking to make your HTC Evo 4G smartphone even better? Unlock your phone's full computational potential by installing Linux on it! This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step walkthrough of the process. For more information, and to get started installing the Ubuntu Lin ...more

How To : Build a Really Small Hacking Box

For some reason, when somebody want to use a small computer for security purposes, everybody comes up with a Raspberry Pi solution. It is, indeed, a pretty neat solution, but it is not the only one, and it may not always be the best choice. I'm myself a big fan of BeagleBoneB ...more

HowTo : Reboot Your Corpse

IEEE Spectrum examines the practice of cryonically freezing the dead, with the intent to "reboot" when medical advances are prepared to undo their death. Is it just a matter of time (cryonics scientists predict 100 years) or pure quackery? Here's how it works: "Before the b ...more

News : Inside Bitcoin - Part 2 - Cryptographic Hashes

If you haven't read the last article, feel free to stop by and give it a read, but abstaining from reading it will not, for the most part, be detrimental to your understanding. Today we are going to explore some of the inner workings of Bitcoin. As we previously learned in th ...more

News : Wolfram Analysis of Your Facebook!

This is pretty awesome, check it out! Wolfram Alpha's Facebook Report Analyzes Every Dark Corner of Your Facebook Activity. Wolfram Alpha, the intelligent, computational search engine, just launched a new tool that breaks down your Facebook activity into numerous charts and gr ...more

News : The Cosmic Connection

The recent report of the ubiquity of extrasolar planets coupled with the fact that it bodes well for searches for life friendly Earth twins, brought me back to my reading of Carl Sagan's 1966 Intelligent Life In The Universe and later article in Sky & Telescope where he came u ...more

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