The Evolution of GPS

GPS is crazy technology that we take for granted today. Without it, I would probably be lost in some unknown town after going out with friends tonight. It made me realize the power of GPS and got me thinking about where it came from, and it has some history behind it, so I figured I would write this post. And I will do it in timeline format, because, why not? Well, first, there is this infographic which sums up the information pretty darn well, but I will elaborate on it. Here's the infographic: Here Goes: 1972 Created by the Air-force...


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Python 100 Program Challenge (Program 1): Building a Simple Name Generator

Hello Programmers! First off, this post is a bit later than I expected. I got sick after publishing the introduction to this series, and then with the Holiday's and all, this post got a bit delayed. So sorry about that :( But, onto the challenge! This is the first post and programming challenge in the 100 Program Challenge in Python. We will be building a simple name generator. Nothing crazy here, just a simple program. If you complete the program but want more of a challenge, I will be making a Bonus Challenge for this program. Here We Go! (NOTE: Remember...


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The Amazingly Complex and Extensive Universe of Eve Online

The years almost ending; websites are releasing their "Top 10 best of 2014" game lists. On virtually every list on MMORPG's one may notice Eve Online; just like every previous year. What is this game? You may have heard it in some context similar to "an interactive spreadsheet", or some other such troll-y comment. But Eve's not achieving it's high rankings from being a space spreadsheet. In reality, Eve is probably one of the most extensive and amazing games ever to be created by game developers. Some may argue that Eve mechanics are boring or repetitive; but they are simply not...


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Introduction to the 100 Program Challenge Series in Python

WARNING --------------------- This series is now not going to be continued at Liquid Think. You can continue watching for it at The Cyber Cult Welcome to Liquid Think's Introduction in a long to-be series of Programming Tutorials, dubbed the "100 Program Challenge". This series, the first of such on Liquid Think, will go through 100 different Programs, taken from a post on 4chan, and build them using Python. The programs range in difficulty. Starting relatively easily they progressively becoming harder and harder until the challenge is complete at the 100th program. The goal of these posts is to make me, and...


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Why the FBI can never regulate Drug Trade through the Dark Net

For every “major victory” the government seems to gain in the battle against drug trade in the online world, there seems to be a new member ready to step aside and replace the old syndicate. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, or the FBI, recently brought down the latest big name in the drug trading syndicated online, known as Silk Road 2.0. The name is, of course, in homage to the original Silk Road website that was so publicized in 2012. However, the gap in the market has already been replaced – Evolution has now stepped in as the largest Dark...


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