Reset the net: June 5th 2014 #ResetTheNet

FacebookCover We use the internet to be ourselves but governments are building a prison around it we have to stop them, but how ? they seem so vast and powerful, but government spies have a weakness, they can hack anybody but they can’t have everybody. Folks like the NSA depend  on collecting insecure data from tapped fiber. They depend on our mistakes – mistakes we can fix. The Plan: Reset the Net. Together on June 5th, one year after snowden’s first NSA story, we all take one powerful step to turn off government spying and turn on freedom. the call is simple : Find some territory of the internet that you can protect from prying eyes. Seize and hold it. Continue reading

May 23-24, 2014 Major Meteor Shower from Comet 209P/LINEAR, watch live

meteor showerBetween May 23 and 24 2014 earth will path through the dust particles left by comet 209P/LINEAR. This will create a meteor shower/storm which are very few this year. scientists are not very sure about the average of dust that will plunge the earth in that night. Some say it will be above 1000 per hour which makes it a meteor storm, and other are speculating it will be only between 100 and 400 per hour. The important part is that astrologist and amateurs can enjoy the show at the end of this month.

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TFS steps to Force an Undo Check out (Force Check in)

visual studio Team Foundation ServerWhile working in the environment of Visual Studio with Team Foundation Server (TFS) with multiple check out Disabled. you might come across a scenario where your team members have checked out a files and they are not present to check in for you to be able to use those files. This is why TFS has an administrative command prompt commands, this will only work if you have administrative access on the TFS project, and should not be done from the same computer that checked out the file. Continue reading

Life is Unfair “La vie n’est pas juste” !

pMany of us use this expression when they experience an unfair phenomenon without being able to define the responsibility of this unfairness!

But how could we explain that someone who is powerful enough to take decisions that all concerned parties are obliged to accept without even negotiating , and he knows very well that his decision is unfair and when he is asked why he is taking this unfair decision , his answer is simple: “ Life is unfair” Continue reading

Google Now 50 Command Examples

google nowGoogle Now, The right information at just the right time. From knowing the weather before you start your day, to planning the best route to avoid traffic, or even checking your favorite team’s score while they’re playing, Google Now brings you the information you want, when you need it. Google now assists you in almost every part of your life, specially with the voice command search.

David from Phonebuff compiles a list of 50 commands that can be asked to Google now with their explanation Continue reading

Tribute to Paul Walker R.I.P

paul walker Paul Walker, the edgy action hero with all-American good looks who became an international star with “The Fast & the Furious” movie franchise, has died in a fiery car collision in Southern California. He was 40 years old.

The sad news was confirmed Saturday night by Walker’s camp via the actor’s official Twitter account. Continue reading