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Free. Asap. 4ajem. 4annette. Security. Hack. Autoit. Poweruser. Seam. Web2. 3d. Give your résumé a face lift. After avoiding the 7 deadly sins of résumé design, you may be asking, “If I can’t use crazy colors, clip art, and other types of decoration, how do I make my résumé stand out from the crowd?”

Give your résumé a face lift

Like many things, the answer lies in the details. Even if you can’t hire a fancy designer and are stuck with Microsoft Word, a few tweaks can turn your blasé résumé into an elegant and functional showpiece. Update (Oct 25): As promised, here’s a template of the final résumé. Please credit this site, LifeClever, if you post it elsewhere. Thanks! Before starting your résumé makeover, first take a look at a typical one: Like most résumés, it was created in Microsoft Word.

Pick a better typefaceRemove extra indentationsMake it easy to skimApply typographic detailing If you’re using Times New Roman, Word’s default typeface, change it now. At the same point size, Georgia appears larger than Times New Roman, so you’ll want to set the font size a point or two smaller. To do this in Word: Here’s the full page: Van Eck phreaking. In 1985, Wim van Eck published a paper which described how the state of a CRT monitor could be reproduced remotely based on the device’s electromagnetic radiation.

Van Eck phreaking

Van Eck or TEMPEST devices, whatever you prefer to call them, aren’t just the secret sauce in your favorite science fiction, though for some reason there hasn’t been a lot of amateur or open source activity here. I’m not sure why, but I suspect as software radios become more affordable, people will start experimenting more in this space. There are two open source Van Eck projects that I know of. The first, pictured above, is Erik Thiele’s Tempest for Eliza project. By drawing specific black and white patterns on your monitor, Tempest is able to generate audible signals in the AM range.

Feedly - A New Firefox Start Page Addon You Can’t Afford To Miss. Here on Make Use Of, we’ve talked about start pages several times before, and we’re doing it again now.

Feedly - A New Firefox Start Page Addon You Can’t Afford To Miss

This time, it’s about Feedly. Nick mentioned Feedly in the comments of this Make Use Of article and the fact that it’s just a Firefox extension caught my eye. I checked it out immediately and I was pleasantly surprised. Feedly is like a browser start page ““ but it works from your local computer. It’s touted as a social and magazine-like start page and I must say it lives up to its name. Once you install the Feedly Firefox extension from here and restart Firefox, you can load the Feedly start page by clicking on the Feedly icon on the toolbar. What you’ll see is a neat page that asks you if you want to synchronize with your Google Reader, Twitter, FriendFeed and other web 2.0 accounts. The cover page lists new and unread items from your subscribed blogs as you can see from the screenshot below.

There’s another tab called What’s New that lists items based on your reading patterns. Synergy. Confessions of a Caller-ID spoofer. <a href =" >surveys</a> - <a href =" >Take Our Poll</a> He spoofed the HR director's work phone number, then the number of that guy's boss, before moving up to a vice president, and finally, the CEO.

Confessions of a Caller-ID spoofer

Says he had no choice. He also says "this thing that I did is bad and should be outlawed. " This thing that he did is perfectly legal, you may know already, although efforts have been under way to have that rectified. (March 3 update: In defense of Caller-ID spoofing.) Background: The major telecom equipment maker whose employ A.G. "Juvenile? He says he always identified himself honestly once he got a live voice on the line. We've been chatting via e-mail about what he did, his minor ambivalence about having done it, and his major concerns over the ease with which others with more criminal agendas could abuse spoofing services.

At what point did the light go on and you thought: "Hey, I'll use a caller-ID spoofing service so they can't hide behind voice mail"? Did you have qualms about doing it? How to Create a Thumbnail Blogroll, a 20-minute hack.