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ESA Rosetta cometlander Philae wakes up! Where did she hide on 67P Churyumov Gerasimenko?

On March 2nd, 2004, the ESA Satellite Rosetta was launched. On board, a little comet lander called Philae, from the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, meant to land on some comet and investigate it. http://www.solarsystemscope.com/rosetta/ After a long journey, passing by several planets, and on which both Rosetta and Philae were put in hybernation, […]

Downgrading the Android G+ app

The new G+ look and feel: “As if people at Google were on Meth” If you are not pleased with the new look and feel from the Android G+ app; released on May 24th 2012; this is the way to ‘downgrade’ to the older version. First of all you need to change some settings: 1) […]

Why Linux?

We tell people we use Linux because it’s secure. Or because it’s free, because it’s customizable, because it’s free (the other meaning), because it has excellent community support… But all of that is just marketing bullshit. We tell that to non-Linuxers because they wouldn’t understand the real reason. And when we say those false reasons […]

The 21 Best Ways to Lose Your Information

By Kevin Beaver(Apr. 12, 2002) Have you ever wondered what the best ways are to get hacked, be adversely affected by disasters, or otherwise lose information stored on your computer systems? Here, in no particular order, are the 21 best ways to not secure your systems: 1. Don’t pay attention to or even bother to […]