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SMB3 encryption in the kernel cifs module
This is a code walk through which takes you through how the cifs module goes through encrypting its communications with the server. Mount option parsing. static int cifs_parse_mount_options(const char *mountdata, const char *devname,                        ...
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RTL-SDR: Logging home energy consumption
I have been using an energy meter for a while to track the energy consumption at home. The system consists of a transmitter and a receiver. The transmitter is placed in a meter box with a clamp on the live feed going into the house and the receiver sits in ...
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MQTT
MQTT is a lightweight protocol on top of TCP/IP which is used to transfer data between nodes. It was built to be used by devices having low network bandwidth. The low overheads in using this protocol has made it a popular choice for use with IoT devices. Th...
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Algorithm Visualizer
by Jason Parks via u/jamesdukephd

Here is a growing* list of algorithms written in Java Script that may be explored, examined, stepped through at varying speeds, and visualized.  

Dijkstra's algorithm is an algorithm for finding the shortest paths between nodes in a graph, which may represent, for example, road networks. It was conceived by computer scientist Edsger W. Dijkstra in 1956 and published three years later.

More here and Dijkstra's Algorithm: http://goo.gl/mJ0EJn

Developer Chat: https://goo.gl/60edGk

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Algorithm Visualizer (GitHub): https://goo.gl/ievNE5
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+Make: are using open-source home automation software +openHAB to help you make a home automation system with a Raspberry Pi touch-screen command centre.There's a video and a step-by-step tutorial with photos to guide you through controlling an array of neopixels, and this is just the first in a series.
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Using Mock
The article is from my notes on setting up a RHEL 7 build environment on a RHEL 6 machine. This can be used to setup a build environment for any of my guest on the host machine. I have a RHEL 6 based server grade machine which hosts vms belonging to RHEL 6,...
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Project 523: From Chinese Secrets to Nobel Gold 

☯ On May 23, 1967 a secret military project was launched by the Chinese government. It was the height of the Vietnam war, and the communist north was losing more soldiers to the scourge of malaria than to the battlefield. An emergency plea was made to a powerful sympathizer, Chairman Mao Zedong, to find a cure. Code named Project 523 (after the date), more than 500 scientists were recruited from 60 military and civilian organizations, remarkably at the height of China's Cultural Revolution which closed universities and banished scientists and intellectuals. One group of scientists was tasked with searching through ancient Chinese records of herbal remedies.

☯ 39 year old phytochemist, Youyou Tu, was sent to the sweltering rain forests of Hainan, an island in southern China, where she witnessed the devastation of malaria first hand. By then, many ancient herbal compounds had been tested. The extract of quinghao (green-blue wormwood) appeared to be effective, but success was sporadic. Tu carefully read the recipe of 4th century writing of Ge Hong: qinghao, one bunch, take two sheng [2 × 0.2 l] of water for soaking it, wring it out, take the juice, ingest it in its entirety. Tu reasoned that extraction by boiling might destroy the active ingredient. So she tested a cold ether extract of the plant and it worked. She even voluntarily consumed the extract to make sure it was safe, then tested it on human patients. Her results were published anonymously in 1977. Today, 84 year old Youyou Tu received the Nobel Prize for Medicine, which she shared with two other scientists, an Irishman and Japanese, who worked on treatment of other parasitic diseases. 

☯ The success of artemisinin as a modern day miracle cure for Plasmodium falciparum malaria (spread by mosquitoes, and blamed annually for 1 million deaths world wide), rests on the breakthroughs of hundreds of scientists. Those who discovered a richer source of the drug in Artemisia annua grown in Sichuan province, those who purified the drug away from toxic contaminants, who solved the new and unusual chemical structure, synthesized better and safer derivatives for the treatment of malaria. While celebrating her success as the first Chinese woman to receive a Nobel in Medicine, let us not forget that Youyou Tu's Nobel represents an entire field of research. Tu herself is a modest individual who has drifted into obscurity despite receiving a Lasker Award, the so-called American Nobel, in 2011. At the time, she said, "I think the honor not only belongs to me but also to all Chinese scientists."

Project 523: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_523
Nobel Press Release: 
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2015/press.pdf
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Investigation into the effects of server timeouts on the CIFS client.
The investigation is driven by a user request to reduce the time spent by the client waiting for a request to an unresponsive server. The client awaits responses by the server in the kernel thread "cifsd" which runs the call path cifs_demultiplex_thread()->...
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FALLACY REF is the best collection of memed logical fallacies in the history of memed logical fallacy collections.

I did some quick Google sleuthing and could not find the original source, but [EDIT] I have been told it was Glen Welch, to whom my sincerest thanks.

Now go. Share. Fill the internet with logic awareness. Future generations will thank you.

H/t to +Jane Skau​ for bringing this wonderfulness to my attention!

#logicalfallacies   #meme  
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