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Unnecessary and accidental use of ADHD drugs increases over 60%, study suggests

<b>(CNN) —</b> Exposure to common medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has increased by more than 60% in US children and adolescents, according to a new study.<p>The study, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, looked at all calls to US poison control centers for …

Medicine

Supreme Court Decision Delivers Blow To Workers' Rights

<b>Updated at 7:08 p.m. ET</b><p>In a case involving the rights of tens of millions of private sector employees, the U.S. Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote, delivered a major blow to workers, ruling for the first time that workers may not band together to challenge violations of federal labor laws.<p>Writing for the …

Class Action

5 Tools to Teach Coding to Late Elementary Students

Let's talk about computer science. It's an area where we need more and more people that know what they are doing. To get those people, we are going …

Computer Science

A guide to Git branching

In my two previous articles in this series, we started using Git and learned how to clone, modify, add, and delete Git files. In this third …

DevOps

How to install the asset manager Snipe-IT on Ubuntu Server

If you're in need of a powerful IT asset manager, Jack Wallen shows you how to install the open source Snipe-IT system.<p>Your company IT assets …

Linux

Get more done at the Linux command line with GNU Parallel

Do you ever get the funny feeling that your computer isn't quite as fast as it should be? I used to feel that way, and then I found GNU Parallel.GNU …

Command-line

Why it's important to get kids into public speaking

Although she's only 16 years old, Keila Banks is already a veteran presenter at technology conferences. Her courage to get on stage in front of …

Southern California

Developing Console Applications with Bash

by Andy Carlson <i>Bring the power of the Linux command line into your application development process.</i>As a novice software developer, the one thing I …

Linux

Building a Steam Caching Server for Faster Game Downloads

<b>Thanks to Wendell from Level1Techs for his all of his help on this project and pointing us in the right direction!</b><p>A few years ago, we were fortunate …

Linux

Creating a Jenkins Server for Github Projects – Twilio Cloud Communications Blog

A deploy process should provide consistency, incorporate tests, and utilize a multi stage deploy process to protect your production server, provide …

DevOps

Beyond ‘Punk Rock Git’ in Eleven Steps

Punk Rock Git?<p>I’ve spent the last couple of years teaching Git, mostly to users that I like to call <b>‘punk rock’ Git users</b>.<p>They have three commands, …

DevOps

Report: Gen Z Is the Loneliest Generation of Adults

In the famous words of Ferris Bueller, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”You can also …

Social Media

Cops Can Find the Location of Any Phone in the Country in Seconds, and a Senator Wants to Know Why

Here are the letters Senator Ron Wyden sent to mobile carriers and the FCC demanding answers and action on the recently highlighted law enforcement service to easily track phones across the country.<p>On Thursday, the <i>New York Times</i> published a blockbuster piece revealing how US law enforcement have …

Privacy

Web trackers aren’t just spying on you; they’re slowing you down

<i>(in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cybersecurity.</i><p>Trackers are something that most internet users tolerate, …

Privacy

Hacking macOS: How to Configure a Backdoor on Anyone's MacBook

The conversation of which operating system is most secure, macOS vs. Windows, is an ongoing debate. Most will say macOS is more secure, but I'd like …

Linux

Why It's Wrong To Ask Users What They Want (And What To Ask Instead)

Skeptics of user experience research often point to the following quote attributed to Henry Ford: “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” The logic goes that if Ford had conducted user experience (UX) research and listened to his customers, he would have tried …

UX Design

Make a Statement With These Unique Fashion Fonts

Just like flaming letters remind people of heavy metal and rebellious years, sleek, curved lines can mean elegance, wit, and readability. Think of …

Typography

9 ways organizations screw up continuous delivery

Continuous delivery (CD) is a specific set of practices for reliable software delivery that's achieved by automating build and deployment and testing …

DevOps

Westworld Is for White People

The introduction of a park based on the British Raj is a reminder that the show’s fantasy world is aimed squarely at rich white scumbags.<p>Who is Westworld for?<p>I don’t mean the TV show. That question has already been answered. (For the record: TV critics and Redditors.) I mean the Westworld theme …

TV Series

Facebook employee fired over bragging about access to user information

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Thursday said that it fired an employee accused of bragging on matchmaking app Tinder about his access to private user information.<p>The incident comes as Facebook faces global concerns about personal data privacy, including Congressional hearings at which Chief Executive …

Personal Data

The state has a terrible secret: it kidnaps our children

Imagine you’re a single mother. You get injured in a car accident, and a kind friend offers to look after your two young boys while you’re in hospital. You accept with relief. Three weeks later, when you get home, you’re still a bit shaky, so your friend suggests it might be best if she has the …

Sociology

Weedkiller found in granola and crackers, internal FDA emails show

US government scientists have detected a weedkiller linked to cancer in an array of commonly consumed foods, emails obtained through a freedom of information request show.<p>The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been testing food samples for residues of glyphosate, the active ingredient in …

Glyphosate

Stop Using WhatsApp If You Care About Your Privacy

Privacy has always been a key feature and popular selling point for the messaging app WhatsApp. Company co-founder Jan Koum grew up in the Soviet …

Privacy

Amazon blocks domain fronting, threatens to shut down Signal’s account

Move makes evasion of Middle Eastern countries' censorship of Signal more difficult.<p>Last week, Amazon announced a change to an Amazon Web Service …

Cloud Computing

How to handle the flood of GDPR privacy updates

<b>Many app users' inboxes are bulging with requests to review new terms of service and privacy conditions.</b><p>And it is no coincidence that so many developers have revamped their small print at the same time.<p>In just under a month, the EU will introduce a new privacy law that gives Europeans new data …

Privacy

Police Are Downloading Data From People's Phones Without Warrants and Privacy Advocates Are Outraged

Campaigners from U.K.-based Privacy International have formally complained about British police being able to download the contents of people’s …

Privacy

How to Calculate Staircase Dimensions and Designs

This question can be basic and you may know the answer, but it's always good to remember some elementary calculations that help us to streamline the …

​Learn to use GitHub with GitHub Learning Lab

Want to join the 27 million open-source programmers who develop on GitHub? Here's how to get your start.<p><i>Video: GitHub: EU copyright crackdown could</i> …

GitHub

Facebook starts its facial recognition push to Europeans

Facebook users in Europe are reporting that the company has started giving them the option to turn on its controversial facial recognition technology.<p>Jimmy Nsubuga, a journalist at Metro, is among several European Facebook users who have reporting getting notifications asking if they want to turn …