Alex Karwowski

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Drunk Man Arrested After Attacking Armless Security Robot

The Knightscope K5 robot was on patrol in a Mountain View parking lot when the incident occurred.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Firefox 0-day in the wild is being used to attack Tor users

Publicly released exploit works reliably against a wide range of Firefox versions.<p><b>Update on 11/30/2016 2:20 PM California time:</b> Firefox developer …

Information Security

Afterpulse, the action-packed third-person shooter has soft-launched on Android

Great news for all you gamers out there. Afterpulse, the action-packed game first released on iOS last year, is now available to a few (but not all) Android users. The competitive multiplayer third-person shooter, which was developed by Gamevil and has won quite a few awards worldwide, was recently …

Android News

Microsoft's Clip Layer Makes It Easy to Copy Text From Any Screen

Android: Some apps in Android allow you to copy text, but not all of them. The ones that do might make it harder than it needs to be. Microsoft’s new …

Apps

Spotify is using billboards to call users out on their questionable listening habits

In a hilarious new marketing campaign, Spotify is taking to billboards to pose some rather serious questions (and provide commentary) about its users.<p>One of the new billboards, for example, will read: “Dear person who made a playlist called: ‘One Night Stand With Jeb Bush Like He’s a Bond Girl in a …

How to download Netflix shows and movies on Android or iOS

After years of users begging for offline access to Netflix shows and movies, the company has given in. Plus, Android owners can store downloads on their SD cards.<p>Netflix now lets you download shows and movies using the Netflix app. So, you can watch movies and shows when you're on a plane, or …

Televisions

An End to AIDS: New Vaccine Could Be The "Final Nail in the Coffin" for HIV

Dropping the curtain<p>Humanity has been struggling with HIV for over five decades now. The long and arduous fight against the deadly virus reached an …

Introduction to Python Programming in Ubuntu Linux

Python is one of a handful of modern programming languages gaining a lot of traction in the development community. It was created by Guido von Rossum …

Python Programming

$89 Linux laptop? Check out the new Pinebook from Raspberry Pi rival Pine

The Pinebook is a low-cost Linux laptop with an ARM CPU that undercuts the cheapest Chromebooks.<p>The makers of a popular Raspberry Pi challenger, the …

Some Google Accounts Hit by Malicious Android Apps

‘Gooligan’ malware takes control of devices, installs other apps and ad-spewing software on older phones<p>Malicious software disguised as legitimate apps for Android smartphones and tablets has seized control of more than one million Google accounts since August, according to research from security …

Android News

20 prototyping and wireframing tools for web designers

Having a good prototyping or wireframing tool will help you see the bigger picture, be more creative, and ease your workflow as a web designer.<p>This …

[Insert Robot Name Here] the Matlab Robot

This is my fourth year studying Electronics Engineering so I decided to make a Robot for a class I attended last semester. The class was called …

Arduino

Metasploit Quick Tips for Security Professionals

This is the first introductory post to a series of articles that will be focused on metasploit and penetration testing. The contents that I will be …

Information Security

How-to Try Kali Live on a Windows 10 PC

Trying Kali on Windows 10 PC<p>The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step <b>How-to Run Kali Live on a Microsoft Windows 10 Computer</b>.<p><b>Kali</b> Linux is an open …

This $5 device can hack password-protected computers in just 30 seconds

Even the strongest passwords are fallible, and as Samy Kamkar demonstrates, sometimes it doesn’t take much.<p>Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In …

Raspberry Pi

8 Courses (78+ Hours) to Get a Quality Tech Education---From Coding to Design--without Paying Exorbitant Tuition

<b>From 0 to 1: C Programming - Drill Deep</b><p>Dive into This Foundational Language to Build a Solid Programming Skill Set<p>Consider C the programming …

World's first cyborg wants to hack your body

<b>(CNN) —</b> Neil Harbisson is the world's first legally recognized cyborg. He has an antenna implanted into his skull that gives him access to something he was born without: the ability to perceive color.<p>In a world where technology is overwhelming our mental focus and social lives, Harbisson, 32, has a …

Available on GitHub

Modern is now available for download from GitHub. This is the first public preview of the Modern project and I look forward to your feedback!Here it …

Software Development

Watch A Thousand Micro Robots Self-Assemble Into Wild Shapes

The madmen at Harvard have finally done it: they’ve simulated real life swarms with tiny robots, thereby bringing the coming robot apocalypse that much closer.<p>Or maybe they just created some really cool proof-of-concept robotic self-assembly systems. Either way, what you’re seeing is a set of a …

3 Reasons Why You Should Learn Github (Or Something Like It)

In the programming world, it’s critical to have a diverse skillset. The odds of finding someone who is supremely gifted at just one aspect or …

Baidu's 'Medical Robot': Chinese Search Engine Reveals Its AI for Health

A voice search WebMD is one of the company's earliest AI products since tapping a star researcher from Google.<p>On a recent trip to Beijing, Wei Fan, a researcher for Baidu in Sunnyvale, Calif., had to deal with his mother’s unexpected ailment. Her knee ached. The wait to see doctors in the city is …

Fast Ruby

In Erik Michaels-Ober's great talk, 'Writing Fast Ruby': Video @ Baruco 2014, Slide, he presented us with many idioms that lead to faster running …

Learning Fluency

<i>Adapted from a talk at the 2015 Burlington Ruby Conference and reworked in November 2016 for RubyConf 2016.</i><p>Hi, I am Sara. That’s me in the hat.<p>I like …

New Insights Into Zero-Day Exploit Sales

The underground market for zero-day exploit sales has long been a hidden dark alley to anyone but the hackers and sellers who call it home. But the …

Something Called 'The Race To Zero' Is Scaring A Lot Of Tech Companies

There's so much competition in the cloud industry that cloud companies keep cutting their prices, even while they increase their storage limits.<p>There are a couple of reasons for this. For one, computer storage keeps getting cheaper. A gigabyte's worth of storage on a hard drive in 1993 cost more …