Houston 2600

Computer security, hacking, coding and mayhem

Houston 2600 Meeting: Friday, March 7, 2014

Houston 2600/HAQR Meeting Join computer enthusiasts to talk about programming, operating systems, computer security topics, hacking and geek culture. When: Friday, March 7 6-9 PM Where: Ninfa’s Express seating area, Galleria IV Directions Take Post Oak South past Westheimer. Turn right on Hidalgo. Turn right on McCue. On your left is a parking garage. Turn left into the first entrance to the parking garage. Inside the parking garage, you will take a right.. Read More

Houston 2600 Meeting: Friday, February 7, 2014

Houston 2600/HAQR Meeting Join computer enthusiasts to talk about programming, operating systems, computer security topics, hacking and geek culture. When: Friday, February 7 6-9 PM Where: Ninfa’s Express seating area, Galleria IV Directions Take Post Oak South past Westheimer. Turn right on Hidalgo. Turn right on McCue. On your left is a parking garage. Turn left into the first entrance to the parking garage. Inside the parking garage, you will take a right.. Read More

Houston 2600 Meeting: Friday, January 3, 2014

Houston 2600/HAQR Meeting Join computer enthusiasts to talk about programming, operating systems, computer security topics, hacking and geek culture. When: Friday, January 3 6-9 PM Where: Ninfa’s Express seating area, Galleria IV Directions Take Post Oak South past Westheimer. Turn right on Hidalgo. Turn right on McCue. On your left is a parking garage. Turn left into the first entrance to the parking garage. Inside the parking garage, you will take a right.. Read More

Houston 2600 Meeting: Friday, December 6, 2013

Houston 2600/HAQR Meeting Join computer enthusiasts to talk about programming, operating systems, computer security topics, hacking and geek culture. When: Friday, December 6 6-9 PM Where: Ninfa’s Express seating area, Galleria IV Directions Take Post Oak South past Westheimer. Turn right on Hidalgo. Turn right on McCue. On your left is a parking garage. Turn left into the first entrance to the parking garage. Inside the parking garage, you will take a right.. Read More

Houston 2600 Meeting: Friday, November 1, 2013

Houston 2600/HAQR Meeting Join computer enthusiasts to talk about programming, operating systems, computer security topics, hacking and geek culture. When: Friday, November 1 6-9 PM Where: Ninfa’s Express seating area, Galleria IV Directions Take Post Oak South past Westheimer. Turn right on Hidalgo. Turn right on McCue. On your left is a parking garage. Turn left into the first entrance to the parking garage. Inside the parking garage, you will take a right.. Read More

Interview with Francis Irving of Redecentralize.org

If you have noticed over the past decade, the net has become far less diverse. Far less anarchistic. Far more concentrated, with a few sites like Google, YouTube, Wikipedia, Facebook and other big media ventures concentrating most of the traffic. Even worse, they provide their own pages for what were once independent offerings. Facebook has a page for every place, author, brand, etc. Wikipedia offers a dumbed-down summary of any topic in the.. Read More

Houston 2600 Meeting: Friday, October 4, 2013

Houston 2600/HAQR Meeting Join computer enthusiasts to talk about programming, operating systems, computer security topics, hacking and geek culture. When: Friday, October 4 6-9 PM Where: Ninfa’s Express seating area, Galleria IV Directions Take Post Oak South past Westheimer. Turn right on Hidalgo. Turn right on McCue. On your left is a parking garage. Turn left into the first entrance to the parking garage. Inside the parking garage, you will take a right.. Read More

Houston 2600 Meeting: Friday, September 6, 2013

Houston 2600/HAQR Meeting Join computer enthusiasts to talk about programming, operating systems, computer security topics, hacking and geek culture. When: Friday, September 6 6-9 PM Where: Ninfa’s Express seating area, Galleria IV Directions Take Post Oak South past Westheimer. Turn right on Hidalgo. Turn right on McCue. On your left is a parking garage. Turn left into the first entrance to the parking garage. Inside the parking garage, you will take a right.. Read More

Houston 2600 Meeting: Friday, August 2, 2013

Houston 2600/HAQR Meeting Join computer enthusiasts to talk about programming, operating systems, computer security topics, hacking and geek culture. When: Friday, August 2 6-9 PM Where: Ninfa’s Express seating area, Galleria IV Directions Take Post Oak South past Westheimer. Turn right on Hidalgo. Turn right on McCue. On your left is a parking garage. Turn left into the first entrance to the parking garage. Inside the parking garage, you will take a right.. Read More

The hacker approach to education

Education gets talked up a lot. People are freaked out because we have too many college graduates, with too many loans, and a college education doesn’t magically open doors as much as it once did. Even more, it seems like graduates lack actual job skills. One of the things we’ve seen from all our data crunching is that G.P.A.’s are worthless as a criteria for hiring, and test scores are worthless — no.. Read More