Category: Techno Babble

Babbling ’bout tech

How President Trump Scooped Me on a Google Story

Kevin Cernekee, a conservative firebrand inside Google, kept a low public profile. Then, WIRED’s reporting propelled him to Fox News—and Trump’s tweets.

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

Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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...

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

To offset the loss of educated workers to “superstar cities,” more places are offering perks like relocation stipends and the option to work remotely.

Hacker Noon’s Bitcoin Manifesto

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

A cracked beam forced the $2.2 billion terminal’s closure after six weeks. Unraveling why required physics, metallurgy, and engineers with nerves of steel.

How to Install Apache with Virtual Hosts on Debian 10

Apache, popularly referred to as the Apache HTTP server, is a free and open-source cross-platform web server maintained by the Apache Foundation. It is the leading web server commanding a 35% market share on...

What Is Sketch? Introductory Sketch Templates and Resources

Quoting Steve Jobs, design is not just what it looks like and feels like; design is how it works. Needless to say, the technical part of any website always matters a lot. We live in

Huawei’s HarmonyOS Is No Android Replacement

HarmonyOS is the very model of a modern operating system. It’s also nowhere near ready for smartphones.

8 Netcat (nc) Command with Examples

Netcat (or nc in short) is a simple yet powerful networking command-line tool used for performing any operation in Linux related to TCP, UDP, or UNIX-domain sockets. Netcat can be used for port scanning,...

Facebook: The Magic 8 Ball

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a homo sapien to quit this junk. You can sign out but you can never leave. Facebook’s algorithm is

AI Needs Your Data—and You Should Get Paid for It

A new approach to training artificial intelligence algorithms involves paying people to submit medical data, and storing it in a blockchain-protected system.

Listen, Here’s Why the Value of China’s Yuan Really Matters

President Trump is accusing China of currency manipulation in the ongoing trade war—a cheaper yuan could erase the impact of US tariffs.

How to Create a New Sudo User on Ubuntu

In Linux and other Unix-like systems, the root account has the highest access rights on the system. It is used specifically for system administration purposes. The root user (sometimes referred to as the superuser)...

Start Online Food Delivery Business in Your Local Region

Ordering food online has become a part of our daily. Nowadays, people prefer ordering food online from multi-restaurant marketplace like Uber eats, GrubHub and, Deliveroo etc. rather than visiting the restaurants. There are various factors

Huawei’s Latest Earnings Mask Its Trouble Outside China

Huawei last week touted a 23% increase in first-half revenue, despite US sanctions. But smartphone sales fell outside its home country.

What’s the Best Smartphone for keeping your Conversations Private?

In the world of today, personal data like our names, phone numbers, Internet history, geodata, and much more is very valuable to the corporations who harvest and sell it. I shouldn’t remind you about Cambridge

How to Install LEMP on Debian 10 Server

A “LEMP” stack is a mixture of open-source software that is typically installed on a Linux server to deploy dynamic applications. This term is an acronym that represents the Linux operating system, Nginx web...