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Stuck In A Complicated Problem? You Need A Pencil!

Ever heard of the high tech pen NASA got made for use in space? It supposedly cost millions of dollars to develop. The Russian cosmonauts meanwhile just use pencils. This was proven to be a┬ámyth. However, the lesson imparted is not lost. Sometimes when stuck in a complicated problem, it’s better to use common sense and practicality.

Best Free Security Tools and Tips

Secure Sockets Layer(SSL) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a server and a client. Usually a web server and a browser, but can also be a mail server and a mail client. Without encryption, information is sent in plain text. If someone is able to intercept the data they can …

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Historic Vigan

Last June 7, 2013, with friends Ting and Dadong, I embarked on a tour to historic Vigan in Ilocos Sur. From Iloilo, we boarded a Cebu Pacific plane to Manila, and from there we took a Partas bus in Pasay. The bus left the station at around 4:00 pm and its a 10-hour ride with …

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Scenic Ilocos Norte

After our Vigan trip, Ting and I decided to proceed to Laoag, Ilocos Norte on June 9, 2013. Search for best hotels in Laoag City. We boarded a Partas Bus at around 1 pm and reached Laoag roughly 4 pm. We checked in at La Elliana Hotel. Although it is considered a budget hotel, the …

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What Is Bitcoin And More Questions?

Some financial experts say that Bitcoin will be the future’s currency. I agree because it is what money is not. So what exactly is bitcoin? Bitcoin is technically described as the first decentralized digital currency, also known as cryptocurrency. It was created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. The keyword here is digital, and that is …

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