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ApressOpen: Free Ebooks from Apress

Apress is offering free ebooks online. This is not a limited time offer. You can find out more about it on their site.

Preliminarily, here are some of the offerings that I found:

  • TouchDevelop 3rd Edition
  • Managing Risk and Information Security
  • Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessor Architecture and Tools
  • Intel® Trusted Execution Technology for Server Platforms
  • Building the Infrastructure for Cloud Security

I downloaded two that were not listed on their ApressOpen home page:

Intel’s New Font: Clear Sans

I haven't any practical knowledge of Intel’s new font Clear Sans, but I never let that keep me from opining.

The David Spade in me wants to say: I like Clear Sans, but I liked it better the first time, when it was called Anivers.

Nothing to Hide? Why Encrypt?

My daughter asked me earlier this year, “Papa, if you aren’t doing anything wrong, why do you want to obfuscate your email traffic?”

Actually, I am sure that she did not say obfuscate, but her point is the same: If you are not doing anything wrong, why would you want to hide the contents of your online interactions? So, I did what any good dad would do, I answered her question with a question:

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