The Ultimate Bowling Guide
Our own local security expert, Mick Bauer, continues his series on securing Samba. Mick shows us that the best offense is a good defense, and starting with a secure configuration is the key to sysadmin bliss. Jeramiah Bowling broadens the scope and details how to test our entire system's security. If you don't test your security for vulnerabilities, you can be sure someone else will.
''There's a reason bored and board are homonyms,'' said my best friend, Art, one evening as we sat (two super-sophisticated twelve-year-olds) playing some game in his basement. (He may have been unhappy because he was losing.) Was it Mille Bornes Or Stratego Or Monopoly Or something else entirely I confess, I don't remember. I simply recall hopping some little piece of plastic shaped like a pregnant bowling pin up and down a series of colored squares that told me to do dumb things like go back two spaces or put 100 in the pot or nuke Outer Mongolia. There are strong parallels to be drawn between that peculiar American pastime, the board game, and assembly-language programming. First of all, everything I said before still holds board games, by and large, consist of a progression of steps and tests. In some games, such as Trivial Pursuit, every step on the board is a test to see if you can answer, or not answer, a question on a card. In other board games, each little square along the...
100 Bowling Tips
Playing bowling with your friends can help you decide if it is indeed the hobby that you want to invest your time on today. Aside from that, it can help you get a better feel of the sport. More importantly, when you play with your friends, it would become a more fun activity, which you can look forward to each week.