100 Essential Skills for Geeks
Jul 12, 2009, 23:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Like all good Geeks you should be able to utilize resources to
accomplish any of these things. Knowing where to look for the
knowledge is as good as having it so give yourself points if you
are certain that you could Google the knowledge necessary for a
1. Properly secure a wireless router.
2. Crack the WEP key on a wireless router.
3. Leech Wifi from your neighbor.
4. Screw with Wifi leeches.
5. Setup and use a VPN.
6. Work from home or a coffee shop as effectively as you do at the
7. Wire your own home with Ethernet cable.
8. Turn a web camera into security camera.
9. Use your 3G phone as a Wi-Fi access point.
10. Understand what "There's no Place Like 127.0.0.1" means.
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