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IT Security, Chicken chicken chicken, geek dress codes, etc... - IBNeko's Journal-Nyo~!
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IT Security, Chicken chicken chicken, geek dress codes, etc...
First: IT Security Warfare. A rather interesting read, at least for me.
http://mcwresearch.com/archives/496

Second: a presentation at the AAAS. Someday, I'll have the self-esteem and guys to stand up in front of a crowd and do that.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yL_-1d9OSdk (via porsupah)

Third, from the interesting Geeketiquette blog, comes the Dresscodes: Geek vs. Non-Geek. Some of it is true, I suppose.
http://geeketiquette.com/archives/2007/06/27/dresscodes-geek-vs-non-geek/
(but potentially worth noting, if you're a geek like I am, and fail to pick up on normal social cues...)

Lastly, via metaquotes (and porsupah): the interaction between Christianity and Islam, if they're both kids....
http://community.livejournal.com/metaquotes/6156094.html?thread=113259582

And an odd mishmash of links that I need to visit/do/screw/whatnot:
OpenVPN, when on public, unsecured Wifi (project temporarily on hold; uiuc provides vpn that covers everything I need):
http://blog.2blocksaway.com/2006/12/11/building-a-cheap-secure-wireless-wlan-infrastructure-with-openvpn-and-linux-an-advanced-tutorial-of-openvpn/3/
http://openvpn.net/download_action.php?openvpn-2.0.9.zip
http://wiki.cacert.org/wiki/openVPN

Rails! Ruby! Arrrr?:
http://summerofrails.org/

Security:
http://www.priamos-project.com/
http://www.remote-exploit.org/backtrack.html
http://garrett.reid.org/backtrack/ (and why I need a MacBook /Pro)
http://insecurewebapp.sourceforge.net/main/index.html (download and try)

Wifi cracking:
http://kismac.de/_trac/wiki/DWL-G122 (need to locate and buy...?)

Japanese:
http://lrnj.com/ (learning japanese with RPG... something?)

Origami (via... kimoi):
http://www.geocities.com/foldingca/butterflyball.html

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shiroi_lolita From: shiroi_lolita Date: June 29th, 2007 04:47 am (UTC) (Link)
TT.TT I'm sorry! I'm terrible about getting back to comments right away >0< I've been occupied choreographing Hare Hare Yukai for Quad Day. I'll talk with you soon!
kimoi From: kimoi Date: June 29th, 2007 12:11 pm (UTC) (Link)
Dress codes interesting. I'm still trying to figure out what'll be acceptable for me, given it's not a techie company.

Ruby on Rails - another one of those "some day" things.

Butterfly ball whee~ Which was the origami book you mentioned a few posts back?
ibneko From: ibneko Date: June 29th, 2007 07:31 pm (UTC) (Link)
Mmmm. Yes, it is. Although I wish we could just do away with dress codes completely~ ::finds the formalities to be an expensive nusance:: The post that I linked to had other links too, and I think one was to the female dress code. Although I'm not entirely sure if it was for female geeks dress code? ::shrugs:: Just... go and poke a salesperson and ask for assistance to get a business casual outfit put together. And maybe a business formal one. And wear those to work until you figure out what's acceptable there?

Yeah. Arrrr~ some day. XD I need to make it like a NaNoWriMo thing. Although I think I just need to figure out how to get started. And find a problem to solve...

The lovely boxes book. ::ponders purchasing...::
kimoi From: kimoi Date: July 6th, 2007 05:22 am (UTC) (Link)
Agreed. I'd be pretty happy with uniforms, given they were comfortable. Yup, saw the female dress codes. I'm thinking it's more for female geeks in a geek setting though? Looking for more of a female geek in a business setting but still in a geek role. We'll see.

Ah! I do have the book, so if I can get my scanner hooked up when I get back...
ibneko From: ibneko Date: July 8th, 2007 07:31 pm (UTC) (Link)
:: twitches at her userpic:: da fuh...? o.O Hehehe.. Vampire? Or zombie?

Ah, no worries. Book's been purchased from Amazon already~ Although scans would be spiffy, so I could keep it on my laptop, leaving the hardcopy at home. But I can do that myself, once the book arrives. Any other recommended origami books, by the way?
kimoi From: kimoi Date: July 12th, 2007 10:25 am (UTC) (Link)
Might be zombie, now that you mention it.

Ah, good purchase. I like to fold box-y/unit-y things, flowers, and spirals. There are others who like folding animals and other things. Any preference? Here's a pretty good review site: http://www.giladorigami.com/
ibneko From: ibneko Date: July 12th, 2007 02:01 pm (UTC) (Link)
Hmmm. I think I prefer patterns. Most origami animals aren't really as amazing looking as boxes, stars, and other things with some sort of symmetry.
kimoi From: kimoi Date: July 18th, 2007 12:23 pm (UTC) (Link)
Models by Tomoko Fuse and Toshikazu Kawasaki are quite good.
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