The ‘Dark Ages’ Weren’t As Dark As We…

There can be few more damning or more useless terms than “the Dark Ages.” They sound fun in an orcs‐and‐elves sort of way and suggest a very low benchmark from which we have since, as…

xdpcap: XDP Packet Capture

Our servers process a lot of network packets, be it legitimate traffic or large denial of service attacks. To do so efficiently, we’ve embraced eXpress Data Path (XDP), a Linux kernel technology that provides a…

Don’t drown in email! How to use Gmail…

I usually I blog about Angellist, Startups, Founders, the Future and especially Metrics but I have shown this “lifehack” to so many people that I thought it’s worth it’s own blogpost. Hope it’s useful. If…

Why are Chinese tourists so badly behaved? |…

SEOUL - As populist opposition to immigration sweeps across the West, Asia faces an analogous concern over the influx of Chinese. “They wreck corals and throw their rubbish in the sea,” a Palau taxi driver…

Kidnapping: A Very Efficient Business

We Want to Negotiate: The Secret World of Kidnapping, Hostages, and Ransom by Joel Simon Columbia Global Reports, 189 pp., $15.99 (paper) Kidnap: Inside the Ransom Business by Anja Shortland Oxford University Press, 249 pp.,…

Aekras1a/Updated-Carbanak-Source-with-Plugins

https://twitter.com/itsreallynick/status/1120410950430089224 -Run in a VM, don't be derp- If you're curious as to why, I think like 1 or 2 file hashes are slightly different, it's because I translated a couple RU sentences into EN.…

Foundations of Databases

You may take one copy of the book draft for personal use but not for distribution. Please do not post the draft on other web sites, instead, please put a link to this site. Alice's…