Ellie O'Neil

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The Story Behind The Kendrick Lamar And Rihanna Collaboration “LOYALTY.”

Terrace Martin, the co-producer and co-songwriter, details the genesis of the standout track from DAMN.<p>Of <i>DAMN.</i>’s 14 tracks — each one anxious, …

US government 'hacked global bank system'

Dave Lee<p><b>A huge range of security weaknesses, said to be worth more than $2m (£1.6m) if sold on the black market, have been leaked online by a hacking group.</b><p>The tools are said to have been created by the US National Security Agency.<p>Accompanying documents appear to indicate it was able to monitor …

Listen: Fleet Foxes Returns With New Song And Album Details

It's been nearly six years since the Fleet Foxes released any new music. But Tuesday morning the group announced it's got a new album coming in the spring called <i>Crack-Up</i>. In making the announcement, frontman Robin Pecknold shared a lyric video for a nearly nine-minute song called "Third of May / …

New Singles

Consumer Reports to consider cyber security in product reviews

(Reuters) - Consumer Reports, an influential U.S. non-profit group that conducts extensive reviews of cars, kitchen appliances and other goods, is gearing up to start considering cyber security and privacy safeguards when scoring products.<p>The group, which issues scores that rank products it …

The day Amazon S3 storage stood still

By now you’ve probably heard that Amazon’s S3 storage service went down in its Northern Virginia datacenter for the better part of 4 hours yesterday, and took parts of a bunch of prominent websites and services with it.<p>It’s worth noting that as of this morning, the Amazon dashboard was showing …

Twitter will now let you mute specific words from your timeline — and mute ‘eggs’ without profile photos

Most importantly, Twitter is speeding up its pace of taking action against harassment.<p>Twitter is announcing a few new anti-harassment features today:<p><b>You’ll now be able to mute specific words — including other usernames — from your timeline, not just your notifications.</b> You can mute words …

Microsoft’s AI is learning to write code by itself, not steal it

What if instead of searching through menus within programs like Microsoft Excel, our computers could understand the problem we’re trying to solve and write the software to solve it? It’s a hyper-futuristic idea, but one that has recently seen progress from Microsoft Research and the University of …

Artificial Intelligence

Python as a Declarative Programming Language

If you look at the programming languages benchmarks game, Python is one of the slowest commonly used programming languages out there. Typical …

5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Tuscany

NEW TRAVEL OFFERS<p>Deluxe Paris Getaway Special Offer! <br>Central Holidays<p>All Travel Offers<p>Tuscany is a destination best explored at a leisurely pace. …

Italy

Solange Knowles Glitters in the Best Mardi Gras Makeover on Instagram

For Solange Knowles, the line between all-natural and human disco ball is one that demands to be crossed. And what better time than Fat Tuesday? Knowles took to the streets of New Orleans for today’s Mardi Gras celebrations with her trademark cloud of curls bedecked in teal feathers, a style …

Mardi Gras

Sylvan Esso Announces New Album 'What Now,' Releases New Single 'Die Young'

Electro-pop duo Sylvan Esso is back with a much-anticipated followup to it's self-titled 2014 debut. The new album is called <i>What Now</i> and includes the jagged new single "Die Young."<p>In the video, Sylvan Esso's Nick Sanborn appears as a policeman who harasses a kid who's holding a curious bundle of …

Two pianists show the difference between playing and performing

On Sunday afternoon, I heard a live performance of a piece I’d just reviewed a few months before: Igor Stravinsky’s four-hand piano version of his seminal “The Rite of Spring,” which caused a veritable riot at its world premiere as a ballet in Paris in 1913. It’s famous for its skewed, off-kilter …

New material made from fiber-reinforced hydrogels is 5 times tougher than steel

Researchers at Hokkaido University in Japan have created a flexible, eco-friendly material that’s five-times stronger than carbon steel. The …

Cuyahoga Valley National Park: 10 tips for your visit

Within close proximity to Cleveland and Akron in Ohio is a reprieve from the hustle and bustle of an urban lifestyle - Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The Cuyahoga River winds through the park’s nearly 33,000 acres, including waterfalls, rock formations that date back millions of years, forests, …

5 nature trips that will help you escape the stress of life

Numerous studies suggest that spending time in nature -- in a nearby park or deep in the wilderness -- is good for our brains. Here are five ways to …

The 13+ most mind-blowing spots in Alaska

Here are only some of the most mind-blowing spots in the state.<p>Seward<p>Seward AlaskaSeward, United StatesI love Seward. Cute ocean front Alaskan town …

Big Mountain, Small Town

You're here. Finally. It wasn't easy--you probably took a long train ride, or drove through the night and day, or sat on two pricey planes (at least) …

The Most Visually Stunning National Parks According to a Former National Geographic Photographer

One of the best parts about visiting national parks is seeing preserved natural wonders, and each park offers unique views. Recently a former …

Are You Living in a Simulation?

ARE YOU LIVING IN A COMPUTER SIMULATION?<p>BY NICK BOSTROM<p>Faculty of Philosophy, Oxford University<p>Published in <i>Philosophical Quarterly</i> (2003) Vol. 53, …

Report: Only 2 in 3 Cyber Attacks Can Be Stopped with Current Defenses

A recent Bitdefender survey of 250 US IT execs in companies with 1000 or more PCs paints a disturbing picture of cybersecurity preparedness in the …

What this new A.I. feature in Microsoft Word teaches us about ourselves

Microsoft Word is slowly becoming an A.I. powerhouse.<p>The app, which has existed in one form or another since 1983, can now look for word choice …

Nokia’s 3310 returns to life as a modern classic

Nokia has sold 126 million of its original 3310 phone since it was first introduced back in September, 2000. It was a time before the iPhone, and Nokia ruled with popular handsets that let you play simple games like Snake. Now the 3310 is making a nostalgic return in the form of a more modern …

After 3 Years, Why Gmail’s End-to-End Encryption Is Still Vapor

Nearly three years have passed since Google announced it would offer an end-to-end encryption add-on for Gmail, a potentially massive shift in the …

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