Friday, March 27, 2015

Geek bucket list.

This is way out of date, but it has it's points

Done Item: Geek Bucket list. (from “Daily cup of tech”)

Geek Bucket list. (from “Daily cup of tech”)

1. Add a Third Monitor

2. Build a Linux Firewall

3. Build a Network File Server

4. Build a PC

5. Build a Robot

6. Build an HTML based Website using Notepad

7. Bypass a Computer Password on All Major Operating Systems

8. Bypass School or Work Website Blocks

9. Carry a Computer Cleaning Arsenal on Your USB Drive

10. Compile a Linux Kernel

11. Control Your House Lights with a Computer

12. Convert Cassette Tapes to Digital Audio Files

13. Crack a Wi-Fi Password

14. Create “Hello, World” in at Least Five Different Programming languages

15. Create a Disposable E-Mail Account

16. Create a Recovery Drive Image of Your Computer

17. Create a WordPress Plugin

18. Create a WordPress Theme from Scratch

19. Create an Add-On for Firefox

20. Create an SSH Tunnel

21. Create Music with Keyboard

22. Design and Build a Circuit Board

23. Do Cool Things to Altoids Tins

24. Download a Video from YouTube

25. Download Wikipedia

26. Execute a Shell Script

27. Find a Users IP Address on AIM

28. Find a Website IP Address Without Web/CommandPrompt Access

29. Flash System BIOS

30. Hack a Pop Machine

31. Hack a USB Drive Startup File

32. Hide a File Behind a JPEG

33. Homebrew Hack Game Systems

34. Increase Wi-Fi Range

35. Install a Content Management System for a Website

36. Irrecoverably Protect Data

37. Jailbreak an iPhone

38. Know the Meaning of Technical Acronyms

39. Know Who Mulder and Scully Are

40. Learn and Write Javascript

41. Learn At Least One Fictional Language

42. Learn Hexadecimal and Binary Number Systems

43. Learn How to Convert a DVD to x264 (or XviD or DivX)

44. Learn How to Hot Wire a Car

45. Learn How to Install Mac OS X on a PC

46. Learn How to Reset RAM

47. Learn Important Keyboard Shortcuts

48. Learn the Fastest way to Kill a Computer

49. Learn to Identify Keyloggers

50. Learn to Identify Major Constellations

51. Load Rockbox onto an MP3 Player

52. Lock Your Computer with a USB Drive

53. Make a Cat5 Patch and Crossover Cable

54. Make a Laptop Cooling Pad

55. Make Your Office Ergonomic

56. Mod a Flash Drive Case

57. Monitor Network Traffic

58. Mount and ISO in a Virtual DVD Drive

59. Move Completely To Open Source

60. Permanently Delete Data on a Hard Drive

61. Permanently Delete Your Facebook Account

62. Pick a Lock

63. Play a Geek Practical Joke

64. Play Retro Games without Retro Consoles

65. Put LEDs Inside a Light Bulb

66. Put Open Source Firmware on a Router

67. Read 1337 At Normal Speed

68. Recover Deleted Files

69. Recover Master Boot Record

70. Register Your Name as an Internet Domain

71. Remotely Control a Computer

72. Replace a Laptop Keyboard

73. Replacing a Laptop LCD

74. Retrieve Data off Hard Drive

75. Rip Streaming Videos

76. Run an Operating System from a USB Thumb Drive

77. Run Multiple Computers with one Keyboard and Mouse

78. Run Operating System inside a Virtual Computer

79. Run Your Own Ethernet Line

80. Screw with Wi-Fi Leeches

81. Setup a Computer in the Cloud

82. Setup a Streaming Media Server

83. Setup a VPN

84. Setup an Apache, MySQL, Mail, PHP server on Windows and Linux

85. Shrink a Website URL

86. Soldering Glasses Together

87. Strip Windows DRM

88. Surf the Web Anonymously

89. Survive in a Linux Argument

90. Tethering a Smartphone

91. Turn a Laptop into a Digital Picture Frame

92. Turn Webcams into Security Cameras

93. Unbrick a Smartphone

94. Understand What “There’s no Place Like″ Means

95. Unleash a Laser Pointer’s full potential

96. Unlock an iPhone

97. Upload a Video to YouTube

98. Use a Camera in Manual Mode

99. Use Bittorrent Effectively

100. Wire a Home Theatre System

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