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AT&T today announced a $1 million contribution to Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors. The announcement was made at the graduation ceremony for AT&T’s Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program, a rigorous computer science course aimed at educating, inspiring and equipping high school girls with the skills, resources and confidence necessary to pursue opportunities in the technology field.
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The Hour of Code 2013

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What is Hour of Code
It’s a one-hour introduction to computer science designed to demystify code and show that anyone can learn the basics — on a browser, smartphone, or “unplugged”. The online tutorials won’t require any prior experience.  (more…)

Projects
As promised, published an update to the IPBlock.sh bash script located in our Projects heading under the Blacklist Scripts section.  Added a bit more functionality to the script and cleaned up an error I found in it that was allowing some duplicate entries to creep in.  Added an additional output that I have found useful, a DenyHosts.ip file.  It’s prepped and ready to cut and paste into a .htaccess file.  Useful for blocking unwanted folks at the Webserver level.  You can modify it to say what you need for your own uses.

This script along with blockingscript.sh also listed in Blacklist Scripts, do a pretty decent job keeping UNWANTED trolls from the site.  Both rely in IPTables and .htaccess file to do so.