The Agile Hacking Project

This is a quick announcement regarding the Agile Hacking project. For those of you who are not familiar with this project, there is a post that you can go through over here.

So, the Agile Hacking project has found a new home in the newly established House of Hackers V2 initiative, which is essentially the House of Hackers‘ wiki. We plan to use V2 as our main project repository. [...]

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Simple Universal Authentication System

This idea is perhaps stupid. Nevertheless, I rather document it here for good than not documenting it at all.

Here is the story. I had to reset the credentials of an online account I have. As usual, I went on the vendors’ site, clicked the forgotten password feature, typed my email address and clicked submit. A moment later an email arrived in my inbox with instructions how to reset the password. [...]

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Rethinking the Desktop Model

It is time to rethink the way the desktop works. Some of my ideas may seem radical but sometimes evolution is the only solution to all of our problems.

I have had this idea for quite some time now. Picture the following: a stripped-down Linux kernel with all security mechanisms to the max; levels 2 to 5 configured to run just the most basic set of services such the scheduler, the hardware abstraction and support mechanisms, printing etc., a web server, a browser and the x environment. [...]

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