Random links #14
Written on 26 March 2019, 07:01pm
Kano allows your kid to build their own computer and learn to code. It’s an amazing tool that will help your kids improve their digital skills.
Trypophobia is an aversion to the sight of irregular patterns or clusters of small holes, or bumps. Didn’t know this is really a thing…
Glass vs plastic when it comes to bottled water
When glass is recycled it gets turned in to more glass. It can be recycled over and over and never lose its integrity.https://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/blogs/glass-vs-plastic
Plastic bottles, however, are not recycled into plastic bottles. The plastic loses its integrity and needs to be turned into something different such as plastic lumber or carpet padding. Because of this, some people say that plastic isn’t truly recycled; it’s downcycled.
Every time a product is packaged in a plastic bottle, jar, or other container, it’s new plastic. All new resources went into making it. Glass jars, on the other hand, can be made from recycled glass.
Protanomaly: a type of red-green color blindness in which the red cones do not detect enough red and are too sensitive to greens, yellows, and oranges.
As a result, greens, yellows, oranges, reds, and browns may appear similar, especially in low light. It can also be difficult to tell the difference between blues and purples, or pinks and grays. Red and black might be hard to tell apart, especially when red text is against a black background. Read more
How to Build a Successful Career in Information Security / Cybersecurity
Some great advice from Daniel Miessler:
- learn to code
- build your lab
- build your portfolio of projects (make sure you own your data)
- practice with bounties
- get involved – contribute to open source projects
- be active, engage in conversations
- network with others
- participate to conferences
- find a mentor
- get certified:
CISSP is the closest thing to a standard baseline that our industry has. It’s actually better than a computer science degree in a lot of organizations
- most importantly: have passion!
Written by Dorin Moise (Published articles: 261)