Sufi Nawaz

I build stuff

Better Headshot Photography by Tilting Subject’s Head Forward

Posted by in Photography, Tutorials

If you’re into portrait photography like me, you’d find this video highly useful. This video tutorial is by Peter Hurley, a photographer from New York, talks about the importance of jawlines. As trivial as it sounds, his video demonstrates the significance of jawlines in headshots and how you can take great headshots by simply having the subject pull forward their chin and tilting their forehead towards the camera. Under the correct light settings, I’ve had seen the difference myself and this video serves as an enforcement for me. If you…read more

Map of ongoing DDoS attacks around the globe

Posted by in Technology

Digital Attack Map displays a map of the world with ongoing Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. It also lets you visually replay a trend of DDoS attacks over last few months along with other things. The core of this is running on Arbor Networks data with collaboration from Google Ideas. http://www.digitalattackmap.com/#anim=1&color=0&country=ALL&time=16001&view=map

Linux /etc/resolv.conf equivalent in Windows 8 to add Domain Suffixes

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To add search domain names to resolve in Linux, I can simple add them to /etc/resolv.conf file. But what about in Windows 8? Follow these simple steps to add search domain names in Windows 8. Find your network adapter in Network Connections. In my case, I’m using Wi-Fi adapter. Right click on it and go to Properties. Select TCP/IPv4 and click on Properties. Under General tab, click on Advanced. This will open Advanced TCP/IP Settings window Check on Append these DNS suffixes(in order) and click on Add… Add one or multiple domain suffix….read more

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