Category: Techno Babble

Babbling ’bout tech

How to Install EPEL Repository on RHEL 8

EPEL, short for Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux, is a free and open source repository provided by Fedora team. EPEL provides extra or supplementary software packages for CentOS, RedHat, Oracle Linux & Scientific Linux distros. It ships

The Inglourious Cosmos Validators

Cosmos Validators run nodes and receive minimal rewards. Discover why this phenomenon occurs as the story unfolds. Proof-of-Stake node operators receive minimal rewards to run nodes in the network but they’re very motivated. Why is that?

Think Video on Your Phone Is Slow? It’s Not Your Imagination

A new report by researchers at Northeastern University confirms that the nation’s four major wireless carriers throttle at least some video content on their networks, and suggests a few workarounds for those who want the

How to Setup Free SSL Certificate for Apache on Debian 10

In the growing face of cyberattacks and breaches, securing your website is a top priority in protecting yourself and your site visitors from hackers. In this tutorial, we explore how you can set up a

What Are the Working Models of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the delivery of computing services—including servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics and intelligence—over the Internet (“the cloud”) to offer faster innovation, flexible resources and economies of scale. You typically pay only for

Amazon Says It Can Detect Fear on Your Face. You Scared?

Amazon announced a breakthrough from its AI experts Monday: Their algorithms can now read fear on your face, at a cost of $0.001 per image—or less if you process more than 1 million images. The

Augmented Reality vs. Mixed Reality vs. Virtual Reality

With constant development in computer vision and the exponential advancement of computer processing power, augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), and virtual reality (VR) technology is becoming more and more prominent.  With some overlap in

The Serious Money Is Warming to Bitcoin

There’s an arms race afoot over who can store cryptocurrency safest. Perhaps you’d like your bitcoin buried in a vault under a mountain in the Swiss Alps? Xapo has offered that as a service to

Domino’s and the Web are Failing the Disabled

Pizza always finds itself at the cusp of innovation. It was the first food sold online, the first food purchased with Bitcoin, and the first food delivered to space. Now it’s continuing that groundbreaking tradition,

How to Setup SSH Passwordless Login in Debian 10

SSH (Secure Shell) is a popular and widely used tool for remote login and file transfers over insecure networks, that uses encryption to secure the connection between a client and a server. Read Also: How

Does Economic Uncertainty Create More Demand for Gold and Bitcoin?

The world is moving into a new era filled with political, economic and social instability. With reports showing how most countries including the US are running fiscal deficits, capital markets are becoming increasingly volatile as

How to Install Redis on Ubuntu

Redis is an advanced persistent key-value database with a network interface and key features such as built-in replication, transactions, automatic partitioning with Redis Cluster, and different levels of on-disk persistence and so much more. Besides,

How President Trump Scooped Me on a Google Story

For the past two years or so, I’ve been reporting on tensions inside Google’s workforce—between Google’s management and its employees, and between pro-diversity Googlers and those on the far right, some of whom made a

This Bull Run is Fundamentally Different Than the Previous One. Here’s Why

Everyone knows about the time in 2017 and early 2018 when bitcoin hit over $20,000 USD and Ethereum was sitting nicely at $1,300+. In fact, the total market cap for coins and tokens listed on

Google’s Hellish 3 Years, Trump’s Tariff Delay, and More News

Google has been quietly going through internal hell, Trump is delaying tariffs on some electronics, and a deadly superbug yeast is making its way through hospitals. Here’s the news you need to know, in two

How to Install Redis on CentOS 7

A well-known means to improve the efficiency of modern computer applications is by enabling caching. Caching simply means keeping active data in a temporary store to make it easier and faster to access and Redis

What to Learn From How the Korean Government Regulates Blockchain

However, the US government’s response to the sudden demand for regulations for tech companies has been underwhelming, as they didn’t fully understand how tech companies worked. Last year’s Senate hearing showed how much they knew

How Smaller Cities Are Luring High-Tech Talent

It was the spring of 2010 and Erik Johnson had just graduated from the University of Vermont with a bachelor’s in economics. Two years prior, Johnson had moved to Burlington from Boston to finish his

Hacker Noon’s Bitcoin Manifesto

Hint: We’re Turning Up the Heat on Bitcoin Stories. Only the best will make the cut. I) #Bitcoin Spotlight: An Exclusive Corner for The Awesome Bitcoin Stories If a story on Hacker Noon is tagged

How ‘Microcracks’ Undermined San Francisco’s New Bus Terminal

A maintenance worker poking around above the ceiling panels of San Francisco’s brand-new bus terminal found the crack. It was, honestly, hard to miss. Running a foot and a half through a girder holding up