UNIX

Installing a fast Linux server on an M1-based Mac

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Whether you're learning the Linux operating system, using Linux to manage your server fleet, performing a cybersecurity penetration test using Linux tools, or testing the Web apps you’ve created on a Linux server, you can do it at near native speed without costly software on an M1-based Mac system.

ARM on the desktop is here to stay

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It's been a long time coming, but desktop ARM computing is now mainstream and the implications for the cloud are tremendous.

UNIX/Linux is now a core skill for anyone working in tech

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UNIX and Linux have come a long way since the 1990s. Today, they rule the cloud....and the rest of the world too.

An introduction to WireGuard VPN

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You may have heard that all the cool kids are using WireGuard as their VPN now. To find out why and how, read this blog post!

2020 in review

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Each December, I like to take some time to reflect on the events of the year - and this year was, well... not really that bad at all!

5 Z shell features that will encourage you to switch from Bash

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macOS and some Linux distributions now use the Z shell as the default login shell instead of Bash. This post outlines five awesome Z shell features that may encourage you to switch from Bash.

A brief history of technology

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A lighthearted graphical timeline that details what happened in the technology world during the past 50 years. No boring details - just the important stuff.

Most people don't want a computer

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But there are still many who do. And this divide is likely going to change the face of technology and computing for the next decade and beyond. What side are you going to be on?

Open does not always mean Open Source

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Before the term Open Source was popularized, Open meant something altogether different in the technology world.

Tracing difficult shell scripts

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If you've ever examined the contents of a shell script and thought to yourself - OH, HELL NO! - then this blog post is for you.