Author Archives: pbenavent

How to ask for root password when using sudo 0

A minimal improvement to your security is asking for a password when you allow normal users to execute privileges command via sudo. Usually, they just type their own password and that allows they to gaing privileged status to execute what you have set in sudo files. You should consider change this behaviour and ask for […]

Why I remove the AddThis plugin? 0

I’ve being using the AddThis plugin in WordPress for a quite time. I’ve have decide to eliminate it for coherence reasons. I started to use Privacy Badger in Firefox and I realize that the AddThis give a way to make easy to share the posts I wrote but the payment is (as many others things […]

Dropbox on its own datacenter 0

I wrotte in 2015 about Microsoft will buy Dropbox, was I wrong? Yes and not. There were a serious threat for Dropbox according its depence from Amazon and, and that time, there were doing things togheter with MS that pointed easily to a possible adquisition. The changes came from both companies; Microsoft started a strong […]

Why am i going to “play” with a Rasperry Pi? (Update 31/03/2018) 0

Why am i going to “play” with a Rasperry Pi? Short answer; for educational purposes. No the little bit more explained why I decide to sset up a Rasperry Pi, but also going to the point: I’m very bad with hardware, so it’s a little bit challenging for me a very good friend gift me […]

Jonh Perry Barlow y sus 25 consejos para una vida adulta 0

John Perry Barlow ha fallecido, fue fundador de la EFF – Electronic Frontier Foundation. Ahora es bastante desconocida en el mundo informático y entre las personas más jovenes, pero recomiendo conocer qué ideas animan la fundación y quién era John Perry Barlow así como otras figuras del momento. Me conformo con recordar los 25 consejos […]

Netetiquette and Blogging 0

There was a time when people writes FAQ about net-etiquette… I’ve no longer see this FAQ nowadays. The company former known as a Yahoo! developed its own blogging (Yahoo 360) platform as a response to the emerging and dominant Blogger. As a part of the new era in the company Yahoo 360 has disappeared, so, […]

Rebranding, componentes y prescripción al cliente 0

Rebranding La primera vez que escuché la palabra rebranding fue en mi profesión. El concepto es aplicable a muchos ámbitos y es muy fácil de explicar, se trata de re-etiquetar. Es distinto a otros conceptos parecidos, por ejemplo, si ciertas marcas de automóviles comparten los motores y los chasis, eso es rebranding en sentido esctricto […]

Cliente orientación e iniciativa 0

Chase Jarvis es un fotógrafo profesional con varias actividades, además de la de fotógrafo. Una de ellas es Creative Live y allí invitó a Tina Roth Eisenberg (a.k.a. Swiss Miss) que además de diseñadora profesional también tiene otras iniciativas. Esto merecería otro post sobre los proyectos secundarios (side project) de cada uno y cómo los […]

Cuota de mercado en España de Google en Octubre 2016 0

¿Cuánto puede saber Google de nosotros? Me refiero a -casi- todos nosotros, no a ti o a mi individualmente. Un ejemplo tomado al azar nos dice que la cuota global de Google en las búsquedas de Internet es del 94% en España en Octubre del 2016. La cantidad de información que recopila Google sobre nuestros […]

FSF High Priority Projects List 0

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has announced a major update to its High Priority Free Software Projects (HPP) list. I only quote this nowdays because I consider a really important focus on privacy the mobile ecosistem. The first item in the list is a Free phone operating system. There’re plenty of companies collecting information about […]