Gerardo Antonio

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Try These Resume Templates For Every Stage Of Your Career

Try these eight tips to highlight your strengths right at the top of your resume, no matter where in your career you might be.<p>You know you’re supposed to tailor your resume for every job you apply to. But while that’s true, there are a few changes you can make to your resume depending on your …

FBI Arrests Hacker Who Hacked No One

Taylor Huddleston woke early on December 6th, hours before the Arkansas winter morning would stir to life with the sound of roosters and dogs. Since …

Hot Springs

Escape to another world

As video games get better and job prospects worse, more young men are dropping out of the job market to spend their time in an alternate reality. …

Learning In The Age Of Digital Distraction

Maybe the smart phone's hegemony makes perfect evolutionary sense: Humans are tapping a deep urge to seek out information. Our ancient food-foraging survival instinct has evolved into an info-foraging obsession; one that prompts many of us today to constantly check our phones and multitask.<p>Monkey …

University of California

Dear Science: Why do people like scary movies and haunted houses?

By Rachel Feltman and Sarah Kaplan<p><i>Dear Science,</i><p><i>All my friends are trying to convince me to go to this super creepy haunted house thing for Halloween. Personally, I hate being scared, and every year I try to avoid going to these things. I scream my head off the whole time. My friends do, too, but</i> …

Internet of Things gets its zombie apocalypse, and this is just the beginning

Winter is here. The Internet of Things (IoT) winter, that is.<p>All those digital routers, DVRs, "smart" kitchen appliances and IP-enabled cameras you …

Android phones rooted by “most serious” Linux escalation bug ever

New rooting technique is believed to work against every version.<p>There's a new method for rooting Android devices that's believed to work reliably on …

7 Ways to Protect Yourself From Being Hacked

You don't have to be a IT security expert to keep your business safe online.<p>You'd be hard-pressed to find an American business that doesn't rely on the internet in one way or another. It's a great business tool that opens up global markets to small businesses everywhere.<p>But all businesses need to …

Here Is a List of the Top 12 Soft Skills That Employers Typically Seek

Depending on the organization or business, employers are seeking key skills and experience for each job. But even though these skills are extremely …

Massive cyberattack turned ordinary devices into weapons

A cyberattack that took down large swaths of the internet around the world on Friday was carried out, in part, by unsuspecting devices connected to the internet.<p>Security firm Flashpoint said it believes that digital video recorders and webcams in people's homes were taken over by malware and then, …

Cyber-attacks

Arduino unleashes a serious Internet of Things system for hardware hackers

Back in the old days hardware manufacturers felt safe in the knowledge that no mere hardware hacker could attempt to recreate their inventions. From Sony to Philips to LG to Samsung, the consumer electronics industry was locked up and no one could crack the case. Until those meddling Arduino kids …

Arduino

What Would You Pay for an Empty Room?

A new app wants to “democratize” city spaces by offering private, well-designed rooms by the hour—but only elites can afford its rates.<p>As a kid, <i>Harold and the Purple Crayon</i> was one of my favorite books. With the utensil of the title, Harold could draw anything in the air and it would come to life: …

How to Tell If You’re a Jerk - Issue 40: Learning

Here’s something you probably didn’t do this morning: Look in the mirror and ask, <i>am I a jerk?</i>It seems like a reasonable question. There are, …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

If you've ever created a Yahoo account, take these steps immediately to protect your data

It’s not just your Yahoo account that’s vulnerable.<p>If you’ve ever signed up for an account with Yahoo, there’s cause for concern. The company confirmed today, after <b>Recode</b> broke the story last night, that 500 million user accounts were breached in a massive hack.<p>That’s larger than the population of …

Rethinking madness: inside the world's oldest mental asylum

For years, the term 'asylum' has evoked images of chaos and cruelty – in spite of the mental health community's attempts to give it new meaning. Examining 700 years of history at the world's oldest psychiatric hospital, Bethlem, a new exhibition intends to set things straight.<p><i>By Guy Kelly,</i> …

5 Steps to Take to Overcome Public Speaking Anxiety

You're expected to stand in front of a roomful of people and speak confidently with your heart pounding and your stomach feeling awry. How do you push past those fears and give a winning presentation?<p>The vast majority of the population experiences some form of public speaking anxiety, whether it's …

This New USB Stick That Anyone Can Buy Destroys Almost Anything It Is Plugged Into

Here is what you need to know about the "USB Killer" device that destroys electronic devices to which it is connected with a surge of power.<p>Last year, a hacker demonstrated a prototype of a small USB device - the size of a small USB drive - that could destroy electronics into which it was plugged. …

FBI director James Comey recommends that everyone put a cover on their computer’s webcam

Earlier this year, an image of Mark Zuckerberg’s desk emerged showing that he uses a piece of tape to cover the webcam on his MacBook Pro. While many mocked this security method by Zuckerberg at the time, the Facebook CEO now has some additional back up from someone who’s pretty security conscious: …

The Confluence | Canoe & Kayak Magazine

T<b>his is a place where distance twists.</b> I awoke this morning only one mile from the nearest road, legs cramping as I stepped out of my sleeping bag …

The Case for Talking to Strangers

It’s not that terrifying, and it’s actually good for you, argues the author of the new book, When Strangers Meet.<p>Kio Stark talks to strangers. Riding in a taxi through New York, she learns that her cab driver grew up in the row of towers they pass on the opposite side of the river. When the cashier …

A $50 device and an app can easily steal your PC's log-in

Doesn't matter if your computer is locked.<p>You'd think protecting your computer with a strong password can keep it safe, but apparently, all it takes to steal your log-in credentials is a $50 piece of hardware and an app. According to R5 Industries principal security engineer Rob Fuller, he was able …

Ancient tattoo artists still making their mark in Jerusalem

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> For 700 years, Christian pilgrims have sought out the Razzouk family for their specialist skills.<p>As tattoo artists, they would ink people to commemorate their spiritual journey to Jerusalem.<p>And they're still very much open for business today, in a dusty back ally in the Old City. …

Family Business

Why is NASA chasing this asteroid?

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA is sending a space probe to chase down a dark, potentially dangerous asteroid. The probe will take a sample of the asteroid and -- in a US space first -- bring the sample back to Earth.<p>"This is a dark asteroid that we have found and we're going to hunt down, we're going to orbit, we're …

Asteroids

Is This Sustainable Village The Future Of Retirement?

By Adam Bluestein7 minute Read<p>Fifteen years into an unplanned second career as a real-estate developer, Steve Nygren has timed his latest project …

The Least Expensive Homes in the Most Expensive Zip Codes

Real estate bargain hunting and summer go together like America and apple pie.<p>In the spirit of this seasonal deal divining, we’ve identified the most …

These 4 Massive Art Pieces Will be at Burning Man 2016

Ah, <b>Burning Man</b> . You dusty, steamy, life-changing, oversized playground, you. Land of first-rate entertainment, birthplace of steel/wood dreams and …

7 Gadgets That Should Be in Your Emergency Kit

Relatively speaking, the last few years have been tame on the hurricane front. But according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

The GIF Is Dead. Long Live the GIF.

Inside the internet's long, doomed quest to replace its most iconic and flawed filetype.<p>November 5, 1999, was Burn All GIFs Day. Had you visited its homepage that Friday, you would have seen the movement's game plan laid out as plainly as its name: "On Burn All GIFs Day, all GIF users will gather …

Putting a computer in your brain is no longer science fiction

By Elizabeth Dwoskin<p>Elizabeth Dwoskin<p>Silicon Valley Correspondent<p>Email Bio Follow<p>VENICE BEACH, Calif. — Like many in Silicon Valley, technology entrepreneur Bryan Johnson sees a future in which intelligent machines can do things like drive cars on their own and anticipate our needs before we …

Singularity