Adrian Goodyer

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Snooper's charter: wider police powers to hack phones and access web history

Latest version of investigatory powers bill will allow police to hack people’s computers and view browsing history<p>Powers for the police to access everyone’s web browsing histories and to hack into phones are to be expanded under the latest version of the snooper’s charter legislation.<p>The extension …

The Artificial Intelligence Revolution: Part 1

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5 tips for growing your developer community on GitHub

Learn how to reach a wider audience to cultivate a community around your open source project.

Reward Yourself With Things That Get You Closer to Your Goals

You’ve got your list of goals and you’ve been sticking to your new habits for a whole week. Good for you! You deserve a reward. But maybe don’t give …

Constantly Re-evaluate the 'Why' When You're Tracking Your Goals

If you spend too much time focussing on the how of achieving a goal or developing a new habit, you’ll forget if it was even worth pursuing in the …

Here's How to Avoid Miscommunication and Awkward Conversations

Have you ever been in a conversation that's been met by confusion, anger or just a lot of cringe-worthy awkwardness? We've all experienced it at some …

Boston Dynamics' latest robot is here to make humanity irrelevant

• Tech<br>• Science<br>• Culture<br>• More<p>Tech<p>Apple<br>• Google<br>• Microsoft<br>• Apps<br>• Photography<br>• Virtual Reality<br>• Business<br>• Design<br>• AI<br>• All Tech<p>Science<p>Space<br>• Energy<br>• Health<br>• Environment<br>• All Science<p>Culture<p>Web<br>• TV<br>• Film<br>• Games<br>• Comics<br>• Music<br>• All Culture<p>Cars<p>Ride-Sharing<br>• Cars<br>• Mass Transit<br>• Aviation<br>• Rideables<br>• Autonomy<br>• All …

Headphones

‘Blade Runner’ Sequel To Blast Off On MLK Weekend 2018

Alcon Entertainment just announced that the release date for the untitled sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 <i>Blade Runner</i> will be January 12, which is the …

Kojima, del Toro vow to work together again after Silent Hills debacle

Pair of unlikely friends still eager to collaborate after Konami troubles.<p>LAS VEGAS—Japanese game developer Hideo Kojima and Mexican filmmaker …

Virgin Galactic unveils new spaceship 16 months after fatal crash

Sir Richard Branson hails ‘beautiful’ VSS Unity, the first to be constructed by Virgin’s in-house design team, which still faces a couple of years of testing<p>Sixteen months after a tragic crash during a test flight which killed a pilot, aspiring commercial spaceflight company Virgin Galactic …

U.S. Hacked Into Iran's Critical Civilian Infrastructure For Massive Cyberattack, New Film Claims

A new documentary on "Stuxnet", the joint U.S.-Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear program, reveals it was just a small part of a much bigger cyber operation against the nation's military and civilian infrastructure under the code name "NITRO ZEUS".<p>The United States hacked into critical civilian and …

Extremely severe bug leaves dizzying number of software and devices vulnerable

Since 2008, vulnerability has left apps and hardware open to remote hijacking.<p>Researchers have discovered a potentially catastrophic flaw in one of …

This New Predator Image Could Be the Start of Something Big

Years after battling Arnold, Aliens and Danny Glover, there’s a new <i>Predator</i> movie in the works. If you weren’t aware, that’s because very little has …

Comic Books

Fasting can help protect against brain diseases, scientists say

Fasting for regular periods could help protect the brain against degenerative illnesses, according to US scientists.<p>Researchers at the National Institute on Ageing in Baltimore said they had found evidence which shows that periods of stopping virtually all food intake for one or two days a week …

Never Complain; Never Explain | The Art of Manliness

<i>Never complain; never explain.</i><p>This pithy little maxim was first coined by the British politician and prime minister Benjamin Disraeli, and adopted as …

How to write a CV

The first opportunity to tell an employer what you can do, your CV is a vital part of your job hunt<p>What is a CV?<p>A CV (curriculum vitae) allows you to …

How to prepare for an interview

Got an interview coming up? Boost your chances of success by following this advice on interview techniques<p>Types of interview<p>There are several …

How to Listen

Do you want to master the art of listening? If you tend to zone out when someone's talking, or you notice that people don't often choose you as a …

Body Language

A Mammal’s Brain Has Been Cryonically Preserved and Recovered

A team lead by a researcher at MIT says it has thawed a cryonically-frozen rabbit brain without causing structural damage.<p>A big thing just happened in the world of cryonics, and it has nothing to do with Ted Williams' permafrozen remains.<p>Officials from the Brain Preservation Foundation, a nonprofit …

The NSA is merging its cyber offense and defense teams

Going against prior recommendations<p>The NSA is creating a Directorate of Operations over the coming months to fuse together its offensive and defensive cybersecurity teams, according to a speech given at the agency today. Essentially, the team that collects information about system vulnerabilities …

Surveillance

New algorithm improves speed and accuracy of pedestrian detection

What if computers could recognize objects as well as the human brain could? Electrical engineers at the University of California, San Diego have …

Machine Learning

Wolves Have Different ‘Howling Dialects,' Machine Learning Finds

The research could help improve current wolf conservation and management methods.<p>Differentiating wolf howls with human ears can prove tricky, so researchers have turned to computer algorithms to suss out if different wolf species howl differently. They think that understanding wolf howls could help …

Every Marketer Should Be Technical

There's been a lot of talk of roles like growth hackers, marketing ninjas, and technical marketing in the past year. Regardless of whether or not you …

Docker 1.10 Linux Container Engine Brings over 100 Changes, Removes LXC Support

<b>Docker, the open-source and powerful Linux container engine software, has reached today, February 4, a new milestone, version 1.10, which promises to</b> …

Improve Your Creative Process By Figuring Out Your Weakness

We all work a little differently depending on our personality, and that goes for creative work, too. Knowing your habits, behaviours, and weaknesses …

Assume a 'Power Pose' First Thing in the Morning to Feel More Confident

If you lack confidence in your office or at school, but feel like no amount of smiling, assertive language or positive visualisations are doing the …

Ask For Feedback Before You Commit to Specifics For Better Ideas

When you’re working on an idea, it’s tempting to wait until it’s nearing completion to get feedback. However, you may lock yourself out of ideas by …

Phones Will Drive Internet Traffic Past the Zettabyte Mark This Year

What's a zettabyte? Come on! It's a billion terabytes!<p>It’s no real secret that the rise in the world’s Internet traffic in recent years has been driven by growth in the use of mobile smartphones. Today’s forecast from Cisco Systems, the world’s largest supplier of the routing and switching gear …

Internet of Things

The Race To Mine Asteroids Gains International Support

Today, the Luxembourg Government announced that they are taking steps to become Europe’s hub for mining space resources.<p>The small European country plans to establish the necessary legal and regulatory framework and invest in related research and development projects. They’re even considering …

The Biggest Wastes of Time We Regret When We Get Older

We spend a lot of energy looking for shortcuts to save time, and sure, those shortcuts add up. But when I look back, my biggest time regrets aren’t …