My New Thinkpad X131e

So this is my first time in like three years not being a NEET. I started Fall classes at the community college, and I'm also doing a work study job there as part of my financial aid, so I've been pretty busy lately. It was getting to be kind of a pain in the ass … Continue reading My New Thinkpad X131e

Run 64-Bit Guests in VirtualBox Using Hardware Virtualization (Lenovo Host)

If you've ever tried to run a 64-bit guest in VirtualBox, you may have found that there are no 64-bit options available, only 32-bit options. This is because VirtualBox has no native support for 64-bit operating systems. In order to get it to support 64-bit guests, there are a couple extra steps you need to … Continue reading Run 64-Bit Guests in VirtualBox Using Hardware Virtualization (Lenovo Host)

Lenovo: The Ultimate Hacker Brand

What makes Lenovo laptops ideal for running Linux? That's a question I found myself asking, and I figured it would make for an interesting research project. I've owned a Thinkpad for close to nine months now, but I still know relatively little about these amazing machines. So I figured I should take some time to … Continue reading Lenovo: The Ultimate Hacker Brand

Escaping from the Matrix with the Van Eck Tinfoil Hat

I spend a lot of time thinking about how to become invisible on the Internet. Because I'm not going to lie; I am one of those paranoid types who thinks the CIA is out to get me. Sometimes I believe it, sometimes I don't. I still have an inkling suspicion that my dentist embedded a … Continue reading Escaping from the Matrix with the Van Eck Tinfoil Hat

The Ethernet Island

Let's face facts: Being in a group living situation sucks. Though to be fair, it sure beats having to take out a mortgage on a house you can't afford. One thing that has become a problem for me, being the digital control freak that I am and at the same time not living under my … Continue reading The Ethernet Island