21 reasons why I think everyone should try Linux
Apr19

21 reasons why I think everyone should try Linux

When I go on holiday, I often end up at one or more used bookstores. I always find a good book I’ve been meaning to read, and I always justify the inevitable purchase by saying, “I’m on vacation; I should treat myself to this book.” It works well, and I’ve acquired some of my favorite books this way. Yet, like so many traditions in life, it doesn’t hold up to scrutiny. In reality, I don’t need...

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4 steps to customizing your Mac terminal theme with open source tools
Apr19

4 steps to customizing your Mac terminal theme with open source tools

Do you ever get bored with seeing the same old terminal window on your macOS computer? If so, add some bells and whistles to your view with the open source Oh My Zsh framework and Powerlevel10k theme. This basic step-by-step walkthrough (including a video tutorial at the end) will get you started customizing your macOS terminal. If you’re a Linux user, check out Seth Kenlon’s guide to Adding themes and plugins to Zsh for...

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13 ways to get involved with your favorite open source project
Apr19

13 ways to get involved with your favorite open source project

Many of my blog‘s readers already know lots about open source, but I’m also aware that many know little, if anything, about it. I’m a big, big proponent of open source software (and beyond, such as open hardware), and there are lots of great resources you can find to learn more about it. read more Powered by...

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How the FBI Got Into the San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone

Plus: Russian sanctions, Europe’s SolarWinds fallout, and more of this week’s top security news. Powered by WPeMatico

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What job did you do before tech?
Apr18

What job did you do before tech?

Who doesn’t love a trip down memory lane? When recounting our career paths, they’re often crooked and veer in unexpected directions. Many of us take pride in that. We trusted our intuition or a friend’s advice and it led to experiences we’ll never forget that shaped who we are today. And where we are today. I asked our community of writers to share a little bit about what kind of jobs they had before they got...

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