Audit Everything

Suppose, for a moment, that you have a friend who can't ever seem to get out of debt. Every month they work overtime, every month they pick up their paychecks and cash them promptly, and every month the debt seems to get bigger. When said friend comes to you for advice, what's the first

Understanding The Brain’s I/O Systems

I've stated that the conscious mind is the primary center for input and output (as compared to the subconscious), and that is largely correct from a certain point of view. However, it's important to go into some more detail about how data information is filtered and processed before we go much further. The Senses Every school

The Mind as a Computer System

Before we can program a computer to achieve the maximum result, we have to understand the capabilities and design of the system. If you cannot understand registers and memory allocation, you cannot possibly maximize their utility. The same, I propose, is true of ourselves. Subconscious and Conscious We are all aware of the conscious mind. When

Basic Security – It’s an input thing

If I were to ask you what the most common type of hack is, you'd probably guess something like SSL Injection, or Buffer Overflow, or something of that nature. You wouldn't be entirely wrong, but there's a much more general answer that covers all those things: The most common attack is bad input When it boils

Linux + C – Reading from stdin

We know how to send input from the terminal. Now we'll look at the right and wrong ways to do keyboard input within your program. Reading Input from Standard Input Have you ever seen a program which used a prompt to ask for something? For a simple case, it could look like this: Username: >> Password: >> There are numerous functions