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The Daily WTF: Curious Perversions in Information Technology. Why GUIs suck, revisited. A while back, I wrote about the critical roles CLIs (command-line interfaces) play in just about every facet of the IT infrastructure.

Why GUIs suck, revisited

I got plenty of nods in agreement via email and in the comments, but I still receive emails claiming that I'm trying to drag computing back to the "dark ages of the C:\ prompt," and there's usually a whole lot of "you want to turn IT back into an Ivory Tower. " I fear I've been misunderstood by some, no matter how well understood by others. I'm going to take a few minutes and give everyone a very concrete example. Forgive me for belaboring the obvious. [ Also on InfoWorld.com: An IT admin's job is never done, as Paul Venezia details in "Dealing with the system console from hell. " | Find out how many of the nine traits of the veteran Unix admin you possess. ] Say there are two companies, precisely the same size and in the same industry. Both companies are fortunate in that a new carrier has come to town and wants to light up their location with fiber.

[Observations of a geek.] Brain Teasers and answers. Door Body and Knot A door, a body, and a knot can be this.

Brain Teasers and answers

<p>Double. Double doors, a stunt double (for an actor) and a double knot. And there&#8217;s also the <a href=" rainbow</a><img src=" alt=":)" class="wp-smiley" /></p><p>By Sef Daystrom</p> Double. By Sef Daystrom The Pattern of Numbers These series follow a pattern. 2 4 8 1 17 476 65 20987 3571890 This series does not follow the pattern 18 79 45 What is the pattern?

<p>The numbers must be in ascending order. The numbers must be in ascending order. Thanks to Patrick for sending this in and thanks to this video from Veritasium for inspiring Patrick. What is significant about the following set of letters? HowToDecrypt802.11. Wireshark can decrypt WEP and WPA/WPA2 in pre-shared (or personal) mode.

HowToDecrypt802.11

WPA/WPA2 enterprise mode decryption is not yet supported. You can add decryption keys using Wireshark's 802.11 preferences or by using the wireless toolbar. Up to 64 keys are supported. Adding Keys: 802.11 Preferences Go to Edit->Preferences->IEEE 802.11. Note that the key examples mention WPA, and that each key item is labeled "Key". Then your version of Wireshark only supports WEP decryption. In all versions WEP keys can be specified as a string of hexadecimal numbers, with or without colons: a1:b2:c3:d4:e5 0102030405060708090a0b0c0d In versions that support WPA decryption you should use a prefix to tell Wireshark what kind of key you're using: wep The key is parsed as a WEP key. wep:a1:b2:c3:d4:e5 wpa-pwd The password and SSID are used to create a raw pre-shared key. wpa-pwd:MyPassword:MySSID.

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Sleep. Linux. Does the Birth Control Pill Cause Abortions?: A Short Condensation - Resources. Please note that this condensation is from an older version of Does the Birth Control Pill Cause Abortions?.

Does the Birth Control Pill Cause Abortions?: A Short Condensation - Resources

Go to the book page to read the complete text of the updated 10th edition, published December 2011. “The Pill” is the popular term for more than forty different commercially available oral contraceptives. In medicine, they are commonly referred to as BCPs (birth control pills) or OCs (oral contraceptives). They are also called “Combination Pills,” because they contain a combination of estrogen and progestin. The Pill is used by about fourteen million American women each year. In 1991, while researching the original edition of my book, ProLife Answers to ProChoice Arguments, I heard someone suggest that birth control pills can cause abortions. My vested interests were strong in that Nanci and I used the Pill in the early years of our marriage, as did many of our prolife friends.

As it turns out, I made a critical error. The Physician’s Desk Reference (PDR)

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