Saturday, August 31, 2013

Ktuluino - How to Build Your Own Arduino Clone

Arduino clones are ubiquitous. A quick web search or a look at any electronics hobbyist website will turn up some kind of Arduino-like microcontroller board. Studies have shown that the absolute last thing the world needs is another Arduino clone that adds nothing or very little to existing designs. One might surmise that these are the exact reasons why someone should never design another Arduino clone, yet here is Ktuluino.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

How to Install the Desktop Experience on Windows Server 2012

There are two options when installing Window Server 2012: Server Core Installation and Server with a GUI. If you’re running a Server with a GUI installation, you might find a few things missing compared to the typical Windows client. Things like Media Player, desktop themes, Snipping Tool (I use this a lot), and more are not installed by default with Windows Server 2012. You’ll need to install the Desktop Experience feature to use those things.

Saturday, August 10, 2013

TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard

I've been posting a few tech related documentaries lately and I don't know how I missed posting TPB AFK when it came out. TPB AFK follows the founders of The Pirate Bay while they're on trial for copyright infringement.
"Got to know each other IRL? What is that?" - District Court Judge Tomas Norström
"In Real Life." - Lawyer 
"We don't like that expression. We say AFK - Away From Keyboard. We think that the internet is for real." - Peter Sunde (co-founder of The Pirate Bay)

Thursday, August 8, 2013

DEFCON: The Documentary

DEFCON: The Documentary follows twenty years of the premier hacker conference in the world. Check it out... It's excellent. Get the Torrent to download a copy of your own at DEFCON: The Documentary.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

How to set a User's Password to Never Expire in Office 365

Many settings in Office 365 can only be access through PowerShell or through directory synchronization of your on-premises servers. Setting passwords to never expire is one of those settings. We could debate the merits of passwords that expire but let's not. Instead, let's just take a look at how to change this somewhat controversial attribute with PowerShell.