How to Reset the MySQL Root Password on Ubuntu 18.04

By | December 12, 2019

Before attempting to reset the MySQL root password, be aware that a fresh install of Ubuntu & MySQL will often give you full access to all databases if you login as a user with the sudo privilege: If you still need to reset the MySQL root password, this post will guide you through the process.… Read More »

Crypto Passive Income Series #2: Tezos Token Delegation

By | May 30, 2019

In this second installment of the crypto passive income series I will cover the Tezos project and demonstrate how you can earn rewards by delegating your Tezos tokens to help secure the network. You may recall that Tezos hit the news back in 2017 when it was made public that there was infighting going on… Read More »

Crypto Passive Income Series #1: Loom PlasmaChain Staking

By | May 25, 2019

In this series of posts, I’m going to share with you some specific ways to generate passive income on your digital assets. Opportunities include masternode ownership, staking, delegating, and even lending. Some of which offer attractive yields in excess of 10%. In this first installment, I’ll cover Loom’s PlasmaChain and explain how you can earn… Read More »

Why Does Bitcoin Have Value?

By | May 23, 2019

If you had invested $1000 into Bitcoin in 2010 it would be worth about $130,000,000 today.  No other asset in history has experienced such rapid growth. The price of a single Bitcoin has gone from absolutely nothing to an astonishing $8000 per coin in the span of just ten years. The value of all bitcoins… Read More »

Changing EOS Owner and Active Keys using Greymass Desktop Wallet

By | March 27, 2019

Are you worried about the implications of providing your EOS account keys to third-parties? The more organisations you share your keys with, the greater the risk that your account will be compromised. This is especially worrisome if you are using an EOS genesis account, where both the original owner and active key are the same.… Read More »

PIVX – Reduce Orphan Blocks While Staking With zPIV

By | February 25, 2019

In this post I’ll give a brief overview of PIVX, explain a bit how staking works, and outline some steps you can take to decrease the number of orphan blocks your PIVX client produces. PIVX Overview PIVX is an energy-efficient, privacy-focused cryptocurrency that was forked from the DASH codebase. It started as the project Darknet… Read More »

Raspberry Pi Access Point and Captive Portal

By | October 27, 2016

In this post you will learn how to configure a Raspberry Pi as a wireless hotspot and captive portal for Android devices. Here is the objective: When users connect to the Raspberry Pi with their phones, a notification will pop up asking them to sign into the network. When they tap the notification, a browser… Read More »

Integrate the Google Maps API Into Your Website

By | October 22, 2016

Are you building an application that needs to calculate the cycling, walking or driving distance between two addresses? Google offers a handy service called the Google Maps Distance Matrix API that you can use to get this information and present it to your users. The service is free, and you can specify the mode of… Read More »

Move WordPress Sidebar Widgets Above Content in Responsive Mode

By | October 12, 2016

Do you have a sidebar that contains essential widgets that your visitors must see when they visit your site from a mobile device? Perhaps a search box, product categories, an advertisement, or something else? A lot of WordPress themes display the sidebar below the content on mobile devices, so visitors have to scroll all the… Read More »