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This Day in Tech History

CompUSA Restructures

http://thisdayintechhistory.com/02/27/compusa-restructures/

 

Deal of the Week!

iMac 24” @ 3.06 Ghz, 4GB RAM & 1 TB HDD. All for $193. All FreeGeek desktop computers come with a free 17” monitor, keyboard and mouse. Check out this weeks video here! - https://tinyurl.com/deal02-25

 

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Geeky Poll Results

How to:

Installing and using Git and GitHub on Ubuntu: A beginner's guide

https://www.howtoforge.com/tutorial/install-git-and-github-on-ubuntu-14.04/


News Links:

The race to invent the artificial leaf

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/610177/the-race-to-invent-the-artificial-leaf/

Get started with IoT: How to build a DIY Blynk Board

https://opensource.com/article/18/2/diy-blynk-board-esp8266

Technology isn’t just changing society — it’s changing what it means to be human

https://www.vox.com/technology/2018/2/23/16992816/

AT&T contributes code to Linux open source edge computing project

https://www.rcrwireless.com/20180222/att-contributes-code-to-linux-open-source-edge-computing-project-tag27

Ewaste News:

Dispose e-waste with care: Hong Kong to start ‘producer pays’ scheme for 70,000 tonnes generated in city annually

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/2134352/dispose-e-waste-care-hong-kong-start-producer-pays

Throwaway culture make e-waste a looming disaster for us all

https://www.thenational.ae/uae/throwaway-culture-make-e-waste-a-looming-disaster-for-us-all-1.706972

The Truth About E-Waste: What Really Happens to Electronic Waste After Westerners Dump it in Africa

https://ecowarriorprincess.net/2018/02/e-waste-what-happens-electronic-waste-after-westerners-dump-it-africa/


Videos and Programs:

Cracking Passwords - An Introduction to Hashcat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CoLsY81A2SY

StopGo

http://makerbox.org.nz/stopgo/

Picking up E Waste - A Week in the Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCtc-a3qpIU


Command of the Week

lft
lft is like traceroute but gives a lot more information for debugging connections or just finding where a box/system is.
More on this command

 

Until next time!

- The FreeGeek Chicago Team