Your passwords have already been stolen

It’s safe to assume that your passwords have already been stolen and if you’re not using 2-factor authentication for email, Facebook and the like that your accounts will be broken into sooner or later. Fact: Passwords alone are no longer effective. This is something both sides of the aisle can agree upon. 2014 went down […]

Magnetic computing could become a reality

The future could see us with a┬ásuper computer in our watch. In a breakthrough for energy-efficient computing, engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have shown for the first time that magnetic chips can operate with the lowest fundamental level of energy dissipation possible under the laws of thermodynamics. The findings, to be published Friday, […]

Li-Fi — 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

Expect to hear a whole lot more about Li-Fi – a wireless technology that transmits high-speed data using visible light communication (VLC) – in the coming months. With scientists achieving speeds of 224 gigabits per second in the lab using Li-Fi earlier this year, the potential for this technology to change everything about the way […]

discoveryd Clusterfuck

discoveryd Clusterfuck. From time-to-time Safari wouldn’t load sites and computers wouldn’t connect when they should. This article seems to explain why my home network, all Apple gear, doesn’t always seem to work. I tried his suggestion, shutting everything down and re-starting and it seemed to fixe some of the problems.