Chocolate – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Chocolate comprises a number of raw and processed foods that are produced from the seed of the tropical cacao tree. Native to lowland tropical South America, cacao has been cultivated for three millennia in Central America and Mexico, with its earliest documented use around 1100 BC. All of the Mesoamerican peoples made chocolate beverages, including the Maya and Aztecs, who made it into a beverage known as xocolātl, a Nahuatl word meaning “bitter water”.

OS Reviews – ngrep: Simple But Powerful Network Sniffer

For a network administrator it is essential to know what’s happening on his network in order to debug problems. tcpdump is great for finding out who’s talking to whom, but when it comes to look at the content of the communication it is rather inconvenient. ngrep is a much better choice for this job as it allows to search for packets with specific contents.

OS Reviews – Tor: Anonymous Internet for the Masses

There are many reasons to stay anonymous when using the Internet. This does not only apply to countries where free speech is limited, but also to all other people who are afraid that their boss or ISP invades their privacy, to people reporting from pressure groups or journalists involved in undercover investigations.

Welcome – pybliographer

Pybliographer is a tool for managing bibliographic databases, with the following features:
-a user-friendly Gnome interface for editing, searching, inserting your citations in LyX, Kile and, searching external databases like PubMed, Web of Science, Citeseer, and more.
-powerful APIs to integrate these features into your own custom application, with your own specific database schema.

OS Reviews – Octave: The Number Cruncher

Not only mathematicians have a large interest in numerical computations, as it is a very important tool for everyone involved in data analysis or simulation of various phenomena. Often it is unnecessary to write a complete computer program as many tools are available that provide functionality to ease a task, and Octave is one of them.

OS Reviews – Pybliographer: Manage Your References

Everyone who ever wrote a scientific work knows that it is extremely important to keep track of all relevant books and articles that one encountered while researching the subject. Modern reference management software facilitates this job and helps you to make sure that all references in your manuscript are cited in the proper way. Pybliographer is a reference management application written in Python, offering both a command-line interface and a nice GUI variant, named Pybliographic.

OS Reviews – AqBanking: Professional Online Banking

Managing financial data online has become an everyday task for most people despite all problems regarding phishing and other sorts of fraud. While one typically uses a web application set up by the bank, this is not the only (and often not the best) way to do online banking. In order to have all necessary data stored locally and be able to generate complex reports it is more convenient to use a personal finance application while still having direct access to the account data. AqBanking provides a general interface for such tasks and offers a simple personal finance tool as well.