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Build Your Own Spy Kit! World’s First Tweet, Stephen Hawkings Last Paper & China’s Dystopian Tech

This Day in Tech History The World’s First Tweet
http://thisdayintechhistory.com/03/21/the-worlds-first-tweet/

 

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How to:

RAIN Mark II Personal Supercomputer

https://hackaday.io/project/85392-rain-mark-ii-personal-supercomputer

Installation of Lemur Certificate Manager on Ubuntu

https://www.howtoforge.com/tutorial/installation-and-usage-of-lemur-certificate-manager-on-ubuntu/


News Links:

Security researchers find flaws in AMD chips but raise eyebrows with rushed disclosure

https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/13/security-researchers-find-flaws-in-amd-chips-but-raise-eyebrows-with-rushed-disclosure/

Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/03/stephen-hawking-submitted-a-final-scientific-paper-2-weeks-before-he-died-and-it-could-lead-to-the-discovery-of-a-parallel-universe

China’s New Frontiers in Dystopian Tech

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/04/big-in-china-machines-that-scan-your-face/554075/?utm_source=atltw

How to build your own spy kit

https://www.popsci.com/how-to-build-your-own-spy-kit

How to delete your Facebook account once and for all

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-delete-your-facebook-account-once-and-for-all/?ftag=COS-05-10aaa0b&linkId=49481885

The knitting printer and more art with open source

https://opensource.com/article/18/2/making-art-open-source-technology?sc_cid=70160000001273HAAQ

 

Ewaste News:

An Eco-Friendly Alternative to Recycling E-Waste

https://www.technologynetworks.com/applied-sciences/news/an-eco-friendly-alternative-to-recycling-e-waste-298716

Work to be done with e-waste

http://www.greensburgdailynews.com/opinion/columns/work-to-be-done-with-e-waste/article_81847689-52e5-5740-8f72-52d8abd826d4.html

Tech firms must lead the charge in the fight against e-waste

http://www.itpro.co.uk/it-infrastructure/30766/tech-firms-must-lead-the-charge-in-the-fight-against-e-waste

 

Videos and Programs:

Weekly Linux News - 18th March 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbnOeKs26wk

What Happens If You Don't Shut Down Your Computer Properly?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TovcF1j3bE

Shotwell Photo Manager

https://git.gnome.org/browse/shotwell/

Lector

https://github.com/BasioMeusPuga/Lector

 

Command of the Week

ifup
Starts up network interface.

 

Until next time!

- The FreeGeek Chicago Team