Getting to the heart of who we are

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In Eckhart Tolle’s book, A New Earth, he dedicates three chapters to defining the ego, and the different ways it manifests in life.

In chapter 4, titled “Role-playing: The Many Faces of the Ego” he talks about pre-established roles we tend to identify with, such as “the middle-class housewife… the…

Understanding virtualization locally and in the cloud

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Virtualization is a way of creating a virtual version of something.

With regard to computers, that “something” could be CPU, RAM, storage, or networking, for example.

Virtualization makes it possible to create “fake” (or virtual) versions of these things, which would then allow you to run a computer inside your…

The difference between bare metal & virtual machine boot processes

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The Linux boot process differs depending on whether you’re booting directly from hardware (bare metal), or booting a virtualized machine.

Bare metal

This is a term used to indicate you have direct hardware access. In other words, your machine is not running in a virtualized environment.

The boot process on bare metal…

How does information get from one location to another on the internet?

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To understand networking, let’s first ask…

What is a network?

A network is simply collection of devices (e.g. — computers, printers, cell phones, TVs) that can communicate with one another.

For these devices to communicate and share information, they need to be connected with each other through cables and/or wifi.

The sender and receiver…

Here are the resources I’ve found most helpful as a beginner

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It’s been almost two months since I started studying Python. It took time to find a rhythm…

How to pack and unpack tuples

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What is a tuple?

A tuple is a set of values separated by commas. For example:

'hello', 'goodbye', 'see ya later', 'good morning', 'good night'

How does a tuple differ from a list?

A tuple differs from a list in that a list is mutable (i.e. — it can be changed, added to, taken away from, etc.), whereas a tuple is immutable

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