A future with ServiceNow®

On Monday afternoon, I passed my self-proctored ServiceNow Certification for their System Administrator. Sixty questions later with about 40 minutes left to spare. I want to thank the people who help made this possible. I was in a five week training program under the TechHire/NextGen Professionals program to learn about the ServiceNow platform to be…

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Thunderbolt Cable Assembly and Glass Display Replacement

Apply 27″ Cinema LED Display Monitor Some of the Apple displays at my internship have some glass screen damage as we well as frayed thunderbolt cables. We decided to go ahead and repair them. With a pair of heavy duty screen removal suction cup tools, the front glass pops right off revealing a group of…

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Learning Python 3

I have no programming experience except for the Linux scripts we’ve written in class labs. So starting this was a bit scary. I remember trying to learn HTML back in the early 2000’s and I was struggling with creating tables. Here we are about 20 years later. A Reddit user highly suggested using Zed Shaw’s,…

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Kali Linux on a MacbookPro

I turned my 17″ 2010 MacbookPro into a Linux Machine I was able to configure my 17″ MacbookPro to run Kali Linux as its main operating system. The process required creating a bootable USB with the installation file on a 20GB flash stick. I used the disk duplication (dd) on the Mac OS terminal to…

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I Failed My CySA+ Exam

This is a very hard exam I had been studying for the CySA+ certification exam since October 2019. Along with studying at home, I had also been taking the CySA+ class at the San Diego Continuing Education North City Campus. On Friday, January 17th, I took the exam and used almost the entire 165 minutes….

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Samsung S7 Edge Display Assembly and Battery Replacement

Samsung S7 Edge Display Assembly and Battery Replacement DocumentationTools and assembly kits were ordered from iFixit. I had followed instruction from the guides for the battery replacement as well as the display assembly replacement from iFixit. This is a great website for anyone who wants to do their own repairs. Tools: Phillips #00 Screwdriver, suction…

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Password Awareness

Best practices you should be aware of Oh… the dreaded password. How many of us are guilty of reusing the same passwords? Often times for many months, or years ranging over multiple accounts. So what’s the big deal? Recently, the mobile gaming giant Zynga, and the Hilton family of hotels both had a major data…

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