There are times where small and simple things can have big impact for a larger audience, one example is implementing a Text To Speech function. Users want to interact with machines in a smarter and meaningful way, the biggest challenge is for developers and engineers to meet that expectation integrating those features in their solutions.
We always give for granted that notifications are visual and users are always staring in front of a monitor waiting for a pop-up window or a new line on the cli to check progress or output of a repetitive operation.
But I think that in many cases text to speech is a good way getting user attention or providing useful instructions. So let’s dive into..
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There are many really good tools capable of generating random passwords with different complexity and purposes. Some of them are integrated in password managers, some embedded in the browser others available programmatically from the cli with no need to use an online password generator. Continue reading “PowerShell: Random Password Generator”
Few months ago I’ve read so many positive reviews on this book that I’ve immediately purchased it.
I’ve always found quite difficult to describe my job and role to other colleagues or friends and sometimes unsure that really understand it properly.
It’s such a broad set of roles and responsibilities that can be implicitly assigned or summarised into one depending by the company, by the size of the team and experience that I prefer to generalise as much as I can and being funny/ironic about it.
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I use NMAP frequently and there are many times that I wish to have its functions on different environments. In this case I was interested in finding how many IP were available for capacity on a local network, knowing that all devices on my network have ICMP enabled.
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