1. How the Prime Meridian Changed the World: Not technical stuff but worth reading.

  2. OpenSSH keys and the drunken bishop: Ever wondered about that visual fingerprint when generating SSH keys? Well this article brings some light on that. I’ve tried on my own and that’s fun:

    $ ssh -o VisualHostKey=yes victor@cia.gov -p 1337
    Host key fingerprint is xxxxx
    +–[ RSA 2048]—-+
    |        ..       |
    |  .    ..        |
    | o  . o. .       |
    |. o. o =o        |
    | o..  =.S        |
    |…  …         |
    |o=.   ..         |
    |Eo.  .  .        |
    | .o.  ..         |

  3. The effects of computer programming on the brain: I should be worried about that. Are *YOU *addicted to programming? Just in case, let me know…

  4. http://www.blackhatlibrary.net/Shellcodecs: Useful collection.

  5. Use Google Authenticator For Two-Factor SSH Authentication in Linux: Add 2-factor authentication to your SSH linux server. 2-Factor auth seems to be quite trendy these days…

  6. Call For Papers - Balkan Computer Congress 2013: My favourite anecdote related to this one: ... and because we're from Eastern Europe we like break things and stuff. (some SAP guy :-))

  7. Emacs is dead: Old but worth mentioning it. I’ve never used Emacs btw. I’m a VIM lover since my birth.

  8. Letter To A Young Programmer Considering A Startup: *I regularly get emails from young people, usually those with an interest in programming, who are trying to make decisions about school and/or their professional futures. This post is for those young people.*