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Larry Wall's Home Page. Larry Wall. Larry Wall (/wɔːl/; born September 27, 1954) is a computer programmer and author, most widely known as the creator of the Perl programming language.

Larry Wall

Education[edit] Wall grew up in south Los Angeles and then Bremerton, Washington, before starting higher education at Seattle Pacific University in 1976, majoring in chemistry and music and later Pre-med with a hiatus of several years working in the university's computing center before being graduated with a self-styled bachelor's degree in Natural and Artificial Languages.[1] While in graduate school at University of California, Berkeley, Wall and his wife were studying linguistics with the intention afterwards of finding an unwritten language, perhaps in Africa, and creating a writing system for it. They would then use this new writing system to translate various texts into the language, among them the Bible. Accomplishments[edit] Richard Stallman. Richard Matthew Stallman (born March 16, 1953), often known by his initials, rms,[1] is a software freedom activist and computer programmer.

Richard Stallman

He campaigns for software to be distributed in a manner such that its users receive the freedoms to use, study, distribute and modify that software. Software that ensures these freedoms (on receipt) is termed free software. He is best known for launching the GNU Project, founding the Free Software Foundation, developing the GNU Compiler Collection and GNU Emacs, and writing the GNU General Public License. Stallman launched the GNU Project in September 1983 to create a Unix-like computer operating system composed entirely of free software.[2] With this, he also launched the free software movement. In 1989 he co-founded the League for Programming Freedom. As of 2012[update], he has received fourteen honorary doctorates and professorships (see Honors and awards). Early years[edit] New York City[edit] MIT[edit] Events leading to GNU[edit] Richard Stallman's Personal Page. Linus Torvalds. Linus Benedict Torvalds (Swedish: [ˈliːn.ɵs ˈtuːr.valds] ( Biography[edit] Early years[edit]

Linus Torvalds

Wau Holland. Holland also co-founded the CCC's hacker magazine Datenschleuder in 1984, which praised the possibilities of global information networks and powerful computers, and included detailed wiring diagrams for building your own modems cheaply.

Wau Holland

The then-monopolist phone company of Germany's Deutsche Bundespost had to approve modems and sold expensive, slow modems of their own. The telecommunications branch of Deutsche Bundespost was privatized and is now Deutsche Telekom. Because of Holland's continuing participation in the club, the CCC gained popularity and credibility. He gave speeches on information control for the government and the private sector.

 Long Journey To Africa. The Keep is the restaurant we started in Jinja, Uganda as a way to support our work on the ground here.

 Long Journey To Africa

It’s also been a great way to network with folks here and connect with individuals and organizations that need our help. Live music performance really fit the vibe of The Keep. The acoustics in our place are amazing, and it’s an intimate venue. Since we don’t serve alcohol, we also draw those who are a bit more serious about hearing good music.

But the connection with the artists was unexpected. The connection to technology is a clear one. We do computer training to help people get jobs and to change their perception of what’s possible for technology. Crack Windows Passwords. Have you ever tried to log into a Windows computer for a few minutes and you finally realize that you forgot the password?

Crack Windows Passwords

There’s a way to crack the password and it doesn’t involve reformatting and reinstalling Windows. The solution is called @stake LC4 (formerly L0phtCrack), however since Symantec stopped development of L0phtcrack, I’m going to let you in on a program called LC5. Just like L0phtCrack, LC5 attacks your Windows machine with a combination of dictionary and brute force attacks. LC5 can crack almost all common passwords in seconds. More advanced passwords with numbers and characters takes longer. The main purpose of the LCP program is user account passwords auditing and recovery in Windows NT/2000/XP.

I haven’t tested it against Windows Vista yet, so I’m not sure if it will work. How it works: Windows NT, 2000 and XP passwords are stored as encrypted hashes. Eventually the correct password will be sent and then displayed to the screen. Eric S. Raymond's Home Page. Welcome to my piece of the Web.

Eric S. Raymond's Home Page

I maintain quite a lot of open-source software, FAQs, and HTML documents, so this site is rather complex. It's mostly validated HTML and light on the graphics, though. You won't have to wait an eon for any of the pages to load. If the software and FAQs I maintain are valuable to you (and especially if my software makes you money) please leave me a tip. If you want to link to, copy, mirror, or translate portions of this site, please read my copying policy. Bruce Perens - Bruce Perens. Peter Norvig.

Exceptional Learning Experiences. Virtual Domicile of Steven K. Baum. Uri Raz's Home Page.