OSX Socks proxy settings

Mount SFTP over SOCKS Proxy in OSX with Cyberduck

  • By jfurcean
  • 24 November, 2015
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I can only access certain servers at work over SSH if I am using a machine with a certain static IP address. I wanted to be able to mount the … Continue Reading →


Using Twitter API with a Proxy in WordPress

  • By jfurcean
  • 4 June, 2015
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I was launching a new WordPress website at work that was developed by an outside agency. This site was using twitteroauth built into the theme to access the twitter API. … Continue Reading →


Sedsense: Avoiding the Sedentary Lifestyle

  • By jfurcean
  • 28 May, 2015
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Ahmed Alahmadi, Mohamed Afifi Ibrahim, and John James Furcean Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA December 4, 2014 Abstract According to World Health Organization (WHO), 60 to 85 … Continue Reading →


ShellShock Bug! It is bigger than Heartbleed

  Bash is one of the most popular shell tools used in Unix and Linux systems all over. It is widely used in servers, routers, PCs, and Macs. There was … Continue Reading →


Stopping WordPress xmlrpc.php attacks

I have recently been receiving notifications from Rackspace that my server is out of memory/swapping and it was rebooted. Hello, Our monitoring systems have detected significant swapping on your Cloud … Continue Reading →

AAU Research Expenditures 2010 by Insitution

Visualize AAU finance, enrollment, staffing, completions and student aid data using heatmaps

I created  a visualization tool to heatmap over 500 different variables of AAU data points (Association of American Universities). All data comes from the National Center for Education Statistics Integrated Postsecondary … Continue Reading →

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The FCC is Killing Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission met on Thursday, May 15 to discuss changes to 2010 Open Internet Order and appease the Federal court ruling that strikes down the Open Internet Order … Continue Reading →

The Porta-Pi. A DIY Mini Arcade Cabinet for Raspberry Pi.

A fellow MAME enthusiast has started a Kickstarter, “The Porta-Pi. A DIY Mini Arcade Cabinet for Raspberry Pi.” , to bring affordable and easy to assemble MAME arcade cabinets to … Continue Reading →


Raspberry Pi FTP Passthrough to Samba and Backup to USB using Rsync

Introduction One of the research facilities that I support just bought some D6000 Data Recorders that attach to various instruments in their pilot plant. These data recorders use a proprietary … Continue Reading →