About Ubuntu

Ubuntu – I am, because we are Or I am, because of you Also Humanity to others AND My humanity is bound to yours One of the most touching TED Talks I’ve ever had the privilege of watching was presented in December, 2013 by Boyd Varty, a South African man and wildlife activist. The movement Boyd Varty is involved in has been called a psychology of restoration and the speech he gave at the Dec…

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How to Lap a Heatsink

Lapping a heatsink is a common practice by overclockers and tech savvy users to increase the thermal performance of a heatsink. In a lot of instances this will lower the temperature of your main core chip thus increasing its lifetime. We take NO responsibility for any damage done to your computer/yourself in this process. Materials – In order to begin lapping the bottom of your heatsink smooth you will need to collect some materials. -Sand…

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Optimizing Your Photos for The Web

There are several things that you can do with an image to optimize it for the web. Your goals are to correct flaws in the image, to make needed size adjustments, and finally, to convert the image to an appropriate file format. The first step is to import your photo into an image editing program. Do this by importing from your scanner, digital camera, or hard drive. Now take a look at your photo, and…

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Open Source (R)Evolution

I did a story on open source biology and one of the scientists I spoke to attributed open source philosophy to such things as animal breeding and seed sharing. I was floored by the comparison. These are fundamental pegs of civilization, thousands of years old. What does the IT industry and their open source revolution have to do with animal breeding and why did it take the information age to name this all encompassing aspect…

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