Exploring Kali Linux

So in this post I started documenting my efforts to learn about offensive security by researching vulnerability reports. In the present post, I will be documenting my efforts to learn about offensive security by exploring a Linux distro designed specifically for that purpose: Kali Linux. Kali is a Linux distro based on Debian. In fact … Continue reading Exploring Kali Linux

Exploring Plan 9 from Bell Labs

Exploring Plan 9 from Bell Labs

Hang on tight guys, 'cause we're going into Placebo Autism territory. We're going to be exploring some esoteric operating systems that virtually no one knows or cares about. 😛 Yeah, I'm what you might call a digital explorer. I like to explore different operating systems, programs, and languages, and learn about them by just messing … Continue reading Exploring Plan 9 from Bell Labs

Exploring Microsoft Works for DOS

I have a recurring fantasy. My fantasy is of working at some office job during the 90's, sitting at a desk with a computer running MS-DOS, doing business stuff with business software. Maybe I'm one of those guys who works at those cubicles you see at the car dealership, crunching numbers and tabulating data into … Continue reading Exploring Microsoft Works for DOS

My Top 5 Favorite Browser Add-Ons

Browser extensions and add-ons are an interesting concept, because they're basically application programs that treat the browser as an operating system. We can have programs that run on top of programs running on top of other programs, all the way down to the hardware. I've tried out a number of browser add-ons over the years, … Continue reading My Top 5 Favorite Browser Add-Ons

The Michael Warren Free Software License

Well, I finally got my office chair and put it together. There was a problem with the Amazon order and they shipped it to somewhere in Florida by accident, so I decided to just go to a brick-and-mortar store. I got a chair from Staples and I spent the entire afternoon putting it together. I've … Continue reading The Michael Warren Free Software License

5 Awesome Software Titles for DOS

I just thought I'd take a break from all the revamping and changes in direction that this blog has been going through and shift my focus back to a long-time favorite topic of mine: old computers and the old software that runs on them. This time I thought I'd take a look at some of … Continue reading 5 Awesome Software Titles for DOS