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#SSLmageddon AKA time to get an SSL Certificate

In their latest Google Security Blog the search engine giant and maker  of the worlds most popular web browser has announced that from July the Google Chrome web browser will highlight any web pages that do not have an SSL certificate as being insecure. This means...

National Citizenship Service Dragons Den

Today I volunteers as a dragon for the National Citizenship Service, this is a scheme that sees young people take part in a wide range of projects including fundraising to run their own projects.  Part of this was a dragons den pitch where they pitched their proposal...

Running Raspberry Pi Pixel as a virtual machine

Pixel is a version of  the operating system that runs on the Raspberry Pi that has been configured to run on Windows and Mac, in this blog post I'm going to explain how you can run it on your computer as a virtual machine. This means you will keep your current...

Installing VirtualBox

VirtualBox is a peice of software that allows you to create virtual computers within your own real computer, this is useful if for example you want to run Windows software on a Mac, or in our case to create a virtual Raspberry Pi. To get started you need to download...

What we need to learn from #thefappening

Today 100's of private images of celebrities have been leaked online, and by leaked I mean stolen, these are images that the owners never believed would see the light of day but today they are all over the internet. A lot of people are pointing fingers at Apple as it...

Coder Dojo

I had my first experience of coder dojo on Sunday, I attended Coder Dojo Manchester as a mentor to help the children who attend this free volunteer led coding club. This month was the start of the Rube Goldberg project where for the next 3 months we will be attempting...

Short link test

Just testing my short link generator, if its working you should see a p0wel.ly link in the bottom right of this post.

going against your moral compass will eat at your soul. Money can only buy things that you could then attempt to fill that hole

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