Using the YL-100 Soil Moisture Sensor


You can find a cheap Chinese soil moisture sensor labeled YL-100. But it’s hard to find working instructions on how to use it. This article intends to fill this gap.

$89 Pinebook Linux Laptop To Go On Sale Next Month


Created by Pine64, the Pinebook is built around the company’s crowdfunded single-board computer. The 2GB PineA64 is in use in the Pinebook is described as a ‘high-performance’ analog to the Raspberry Pi.

Zerocash 1.0 user guide


Zerocash is a new protocol that provides a privacy-preserving version of Bitcoin. Zcash is currently only available for Linux.

Information security in today’s world


The proprietary systems by Adobe and Microsoft carry no doubts regarding their stability for those having at least basic interest into the field of information security. Still, widespread is a popular stereotype telling that the Linux operating systems properly secure a user’s personal data from accessing it by third­parties. Apart from a special SELinux module that is built into the Linux core by the U.S. NSA, the most of contemporary Linux distributives contain integrated proprietary packages, the contents of which is open to doubt.