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These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Data Science

Japanese scientists just created an AI that can “read” human minds

Nope, this isn’t just fodder for the new series of Black Mirror<p>As computer scientists attempt to make machines think and learn like humans, the …

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<p>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

United States

AI’s Cool New Thing: Capsule Networks (explained)

A buzz is about in AI circles around “capsule networks,” a new variant on neural networks that backers say could simplify, cut the costs of, …

Artificial Intelligence

Send scam emails to this chatbot and it’ll waste their time for you

Chatbots. They’re usually a waste of your time, so why not have them waste someone else’s instead? Better yet: why not have them waste an <i>email scammer’s</i> time.<p>That’s the premise behind Re:scam, an email chatbot operated by New Zealand cybersecurity firm Netsafe. Next time you get a dodgy email in …

Chatbots

The Superweirdo Behind ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

It was 394 days before the scheduled release of “Thor: Ragnarok,” and at 4:30 in the morning, the movie’s director, Taika Waititi, was already dressed for another long day: knit cap, dapper wool shirt buttoned up to the neck, cup of coffee in hand. He was three months into the shoot for this $180 …

Construction

Thor: Ragnarok review

The God of Thunder gets the movie he’s always deserved<p><i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> is proof that Marvel has finally allotted space for a new cinematic voice to take total control over one of its franchises in desperate need of change.<p><i>Ragnarok</i> is a doodle notebook full of teenage daydreams, a neon-infused fantasy …

Wilson Says Kelly Lied, Used ‘Racist Term’ in His Emotional Briefing

The Florida lawmaker who criticized President Donald Trump's condolence call to a fallen soldier's wife hit back at White House Chief of Staff John Kelly on Friday, claiming that his emotional comments a day earlier featured a “lie” and a “racist” insult directed at her.<p>“I feel sorry for General …

Donald Trump

Every Wi-Fi network at risk of unprecedented 'Krack' hacking attack

Every Wi-Fi connection is potentially vulnerable to an unprecedented security flaw that allows hackers to snoop on internet traffic, researchers have revealed.<p>The vulnerability is the first to be found in the modern encryption techniques that have been used to secure Wi-Fi networks for the last 14 …

Wi-Fi

Hacker Broke Into Hotel Rooms Electronically, Stole Customers’ Stuff

Key cards may be a convenient way for hotels to issue room keys, but a bug in one popular model made it convenient to electronically pick the locks. …

DevSecOps for Your APIs

Applications are changing. A web app in days gone by was a single application running on a server in a datacenter somewhere. Today, that same web app …

DevOps

If Grandma Has a Pacemaker, Please Take Her in For a Firmware Update

The Food and Drug Administration announced today that 465,000 pacemakers installed in the US have a security vulnerability that could be exploited to …

Grandparents

How the GDPR will disrupt Google and Facebook

<i>Google and Facebook will be disrupted by the new European data protection rules that are due to apply in May 2018. This note explains how.</i><p>Google and …

AdWords

The Active Directory Botnet

50%<p>50%<p>BLACK HAT USA 2017 -- It's a nightmare of an implementation error with no easy fix. Ty Miller and Paul Kalinin from Threat Intelligence Pty. …

Instagram says hackers swiped contact info for verified users

Instagram just suffered a potentially serious (and this time, very real) data breach. The social photo service is sending out alerts that intruders got access to the phone numbers and email addresses for a number of "high-profile" users by exploiting a bug in Instagram's programming interface. The …

Data Breach Exposes 700M Email Addresses — And Some Passwords

The bad guys just got breached.<p>A spambot computer program, which harvests email addresses to send spam messages for everything from weight loss pills to those notorious Nigerian prince emails, has exposed 711 million email addresses and a number of passwords.<p>Security researcher Troy Hunt said it …

Security

Optimising for Mobile eCommerce – The Challenge that Won’t Go Away

This column is authored by Sam Williams, Digital Marketing Expert, PurenetThe post Optimising for Mobile eCommerce – The Challenge that Won’t Go Away …

Web Design

Running WordPress in a Kubernetes Cluster

As a developer I try to keep my eye on the progression of technologies that I might not use every day, but are important to understand as they might …

Web development portfolio tips from an interviewer’s perspective

<i>This article originally appeared on Simple Steps Code.</i><p>A lot of people have asked me what makes a good web development portfolio.<p>I can't speak for …

Journalism

Three tips from a wildly successful Shark Tank star on perfecting your sales pitch

Aaron Krause gives his three best tips on how to perfect your sales pitch

Glitch: The Sleeper Coding Community Used By Facebook And Slack

“There used to be an immediacy to the web,” says Anil Dash. “It was something you made.”<p>Remember when the web was young? The salad days of AOL Instant Messenger, Geocities, and Netscape. Back then, when you wanted to dork around on the internet, you made your own web page. It was simple: You just …