Happy two month birthday…

…to The Linux Experiment. That’s right, it seems like such a short time ago that our little experiment began and now it’s already celebrating it’s second month on the web! Please stop by and check us out and let us know just how crazy (or not) we are for committing to using Linux for four…

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Security tip #2: key lengths

In cryptography a key length refers to the digital size of the ‘key’ used to unlock the encryption algorithm. Over time the length of these keys has increased from DES’ modest 64 bit (really 56 bit) key size all the way to the new AES specified key lengths of 128 and 256 bit keys. Each…

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Hash Verifier

[Update: A new version has been released! Click here to go to the new software page] On the old version of this site I had provided a popular application called Hash Verifier which did, of all things, verify file hashes on Windows. I know some people are still trying to link to it’s old location…

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Welcome back

Welcome back. Things undoubtedly look a little different these days as I have started this site anew. For various reasons I don’t find maintaining a portrait of programming work practical anymore. As such I am going to attempt to transition this space to a new format. What I would like to do is take a…

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