BitTorrent's been around for a whopping ten years, but it continues to evolve and remains one of the best file-sharing tools available. If you really want to make your downloads soar—and keep Big Brother out of your business—this guide's for you. Title image by Ben Krebs .
A t 11 on a December morning, Gregg Housh, a 34-year-old computer engineer from Boston and an Internet activist associated with Anonymous—the loosely affiliated organization of hackers whom the media has variously called “domestic terrorists,” “an Internet hate machine,” and “the dark heart of the Web”—takes my call as he is preparing to make an appearance on CNN. “You’re the 35th media person to call me this morning!” Housh booms in jubilant tones, noting I am not from “England or Australia,” like many of the others. Though Housh disavows any illegal activity himself, he expresses surprise that he hasn’t heard from the F.B.I., which is currently looking to capture patriotic and well-intentioned Internet heroes such as he—ones who might have knowledge of how, exactly, the Web sites of MasterCard, Visa, and PayPal were brought down after they shut off any donations to WikiLeaks processed through their organizations. “The government knows where I am if they want to find me,” he says.
Now that you've added another monitor to your computer setup, you've got double the screen real estate to get things done—but are you putting all that space to good use? Whether you want to stretch your desktop wallpaper or taskbar across two monitors or perfectly snap all your windows into place every time, there are a few utilities that can help you make the most of every last pixel of your dual monitors . Let's take a look. The Basics
Reading tips from the Internet, I got this useful list where I personally follow some of it to help me sort of improve my day to day life. Read through it and just follow the things you want to believe. Remember, each person has his/her own needs/wants/beliefs. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile.