Manjaro Announces 16.10 Final Release

Manjaro 16.10 RC1 XFCE "Fringilla"Manjaro 16.10 Fringilla is a package-wise release of current stable release. Install medias (Release Candidates) can be downloaded here20. All the packages added with this update can be viewed here112.A full release announcement will follow when the final install medias got reviewed and tested. Expect them in the next couple of … Continue reading Manjaro Announces 16.10 Final Release

Major DDoS attack on Dyn DNS knocks Spotify, Twitter, Github & Others

The sites affected were using Dyn DNS Manager to manage their DNS. The sites not affected were sites like Google, and Facebook who have their own DNS servers. So anyone using Dyn went down when Dyn went down, and it was mostly Silicon Valley tech companies with API driven web services mostly hosted on Amazon.There … Continue reading Major DDoS attack on Dyn DNS knocks Spotify, Twitter, Github & Others

Amazon might become ISP in Europe

Image Credit: Cloud ComradeAmazon is reportedly considering offering home Internet service in Europe.The technology news site quotes "a person briefed on the discussion" as saying that Amazon is considering whether to offer Internet service over the networks of existing providers. Since Amazon reportedly doesn't want to build its own network, it would have to purchase … Continue reading Amazon might become ISP in Europe

Why do we allow our kids look up to Athletes as Role Models ?

1993, Charles BarkleyI truly do not understand why we as a nation expect our athletes to be role models. If I'm a professional Cricket player, my job, and what I get paid for is to win games and play well, not to be your child's role model. Endorsements are one thing, if Nike is paying you … Continue reading Why do we allow our kids look up to Athletes as Role Models ?

Live Streaming isn’t a twitter thing

Credits: USA TodayTwitter's problem is twofold; user growth is down, and user engagement is down. Twitter's fix for this has been to adapt stories as some alternate for receiving news, and it's increasing presence in live video. Stories hasn't managed to increase engagement, and it's been around for a few quarters. I personally don't think … Continue reading Live Streaming isn’t a twitter thing

Democracy is no longer a viable method for Electing Leaders

At a time when stupidity and evil have blanketed the free world with stupid-evil. At a time when good men are few and far between and the cleverest are succoming to corruption. At a time when YouTube comment sections inform men's argumentative strategies... When the highest ambitions of men are to have sex and be … Continue reading Democracy is no longer a viable method for Electing Leaders

We need more Reviews & Ratings for Ubuntu Software Package Manager

I've been using simple sudo apt-get or at most, the synaptic package manager whenever I want to install anything on my Ubuntu machine. However, the complexity and number of packages has gone up tremendously in recent years and so has the number of external PPAs. Consider the sheer amount of external repo dependency, a WebDev needs … Continue reading We need more Reviews & Ratings for Ubuntu Software Package Manager

Ubuntu 17.04 Dubbed "Zesty Zapus," Will Launch on April 2017

Image Credits: NeoWinWhile some of you are enjoying their brand new Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) installations, the Ubuntu development team has started working on Ubuntu 17.04, which will be yet another normal release of the Linux-based operating system that will receive 9 months of support."We are a tiny band (1%) in a market of giants, … Continue reading Ubuntu 17.04 Dubbed "Zesty Zapus," Will Launch on April 2017

What it’s like to work at Snapchat, one of the most secretive companies in tech

Samantha Lee spoke to more than a dozen current and former Snap employees and people close to the company to get a picture of the inner workings of the organization as it prepares to lead one of the largest IPOs in years that's expected to value the company at $25 billion.Compared to the "Dogfooding" tradition … Continue reading What it’s like to work at Snapchat, one of the most secretive companies in tech