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Free Tool: Port Scanner
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Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

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by:Daniella Barion
I wonder what comes next?
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by:Alicia St Rose
That is interesting. It's always a shock to see the introduction of a new generation. So, now we've got Gen Z. Are hitting the Alphabet next? I'm what's known as a Tweener: 1960 - 1965. Because that Baby Boomer Generation went on far too long...
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by:Anthony Pangilinan
Is it possible to have a place where people with different age range will hang together?

It sounds funny, and I think Kyle can also attest to it, but Pokemon Go achieves this. I've done raids that have included elementary aged kids and retirees. I've seen a lot of stories about children playing with their parents and grandparents and rejuvenating their relationships. The key to achieving this balance could be giving the users something on which to focus besides their own social lives. A 16 year old's social interests most likely won't align with a 30 year old's interests, but creating a common goal that interests people of any age can bring their worlds together.
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by:Kyle Santos
Well said.  That is one good example for sure.
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What technology do you think is a fad that won’t last?

Found another one: Snapchat spectacles. Okay, I'll admit I wanted one but I would've probably used it for a day and gotten bored. Also, I don't even have Snapchat.

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by:Katrina Donegan
Yup! Overall, I just can't see the average consumer using these. This reminds me of Google Glass...remember these?
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by:Juana Villa
HAHAH!! I do remember those! At least the Snapchat ones are more fashionable ;)
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by:Craig Kehler
Yikes, I wouldn't want to have to try and moderate that content!
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Experts Exchange is based in San Luis Obispo, otherwise known to locals as 'SLO'.  The city of SLO lost a valued member of its community a few months ago.  
Frank [Stone] built a reputation for “diligence and accuracy as a premier source of public safety news and reporting up and down the Central Coast"

Recently, the city's assemblyman voted for a bill to name a portion of its highway to this man.  On to the California State Senate Rules Committee.  I hope it passes there as well.

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/article161375423.html
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by:Brian Matis
Indeed... Huge loss to the community. Glad to see this being considered.
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by:Juana Villa
Great article!
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There are a lot of things I really don't like about LinkedIn, but it looks like a cluttered and obnoxious UI might not be one of those reasons for much longer...

LinkedIn mercifully redesigns its cluttered homepage:
https://www.engadget.com/2017/01/19/linkedin-desktop-redesign/
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by:Lucas Bishop
The UI definitely looks better.
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by:Brian Matis
Yeah, I'm going to have to go actually log in to my account to check it out more. (I almost never login over there, partly because of how the UI always bugged me so much!)
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Social Networking

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A social networking service is a platform to build social networks or relations among people who share similar interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections. A social network service consists of a representation of each user (often a profile), his or her social links, and a variety of additional services such as career services. Social network sites are web-based services that allow individuals to create a public profile, create a list of users with whom to share connections, and view and cross the connections within the system. Social networking sites allow users to share ideas, pictures, posts, activities, events, and interests with people in their network. Other popular services include Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram, Reddit, Pinterest, Vine and Tumblr.