Jim Lancaster

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Why the GoPro Fusion, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and 360 is the Future of Photography

GoPro Fusion mounted on top of Lumix LX 100 with hotshoe mountMy GoPro Hero 3 was getting too old, so I went to the GoPro website and saw this new …

Krebs on Security

Social media sites are littered with seemingly innocuous little quizzes, games and surveys urging people to reminisce about specific topics, such as …

How to use Cloudflare's DNS service to speed up and secure your internet

Cloudflare's new Domain Name System promises to both speed up your internet access and protect your privacy.<p><i>Video: Net neutrality explained with …

One-Third of Internal User Accounts Are 'Ghost Users'

Attackers and malware can easily move laterally through an organization, thanks to inadequate access controls on file systems and a proliferation of …

How to Remove People From Complicated Images Automatically Using Photoshop

Beautiful places are of course something many of us want to photograph, but the problem is often that there are constantly people in the shot at such …

The Sexual Revolution Will Be Televised: Confessions of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

The most famous cheerleading squad in the world gets the docu treatment in Dana Adam Shapiro’s ‘Daughters of the Sexual Revolution,’ which made its …

The Best Irish Whiskeys For Under $50

Irish whiskey is some of the best whiskey in the world. There’s a straightforward reason for this: It’s triple distilled. The Irish started this practice way back in the 1800s, to differentiate their spirits from the Scotch and American whisk(e)ys, which were a lot dirtier and less refined at the …

Spengler and the Third Reich

It is now over two years since Oswald Spengler, after prescribing heroic death in the Prussian manner for Western man, died quietly in his bed in …

How to Master Lightroom Classic’s Color and Luminance Range Masking Tools

With the addition of Color and ­Luminance Range Masking to Lightroom Classic, Adobe has bestowed new superpowers to the Adjustment Brush, Graduated …

Tutorials

Researchers Bypassed Windows Password Locks With Cortana Voice Commands

Two independent Israeli researchers found a way for an attacker to bypass the lock protection on Windows machines and install malware by using voice commands directed at Cortana.<p>One of the most basic steps a computer user can take to secure their system against someone with physical access to it is …

Whiskey Lovers, Here's Why You Should Be Drinking Cognac Instead

It’s a craft product that can be imitated, but not replicated anywhere else in the world.<p>Put that whiskey down. I’ve got something better.<p>For years, …

The best cameras under $1,000

Enthusiast cameras like Sony's A7R III, the Nikon D850 and Fujifilm's X-H1 get a lot of attention. The good news is that nowadays, you can spend less than $1,000 for a camera body and get almost as much as you would with a model with three times the price. Cameras like Nikon's D5600, the Sony A6300 …

Cameras

Google Chrome: Beware these malicious extensions that record everything you do

Developers of malicious extensions are testing new session-replay technique to record and replay victims' online sessions.<p>Google has removed 89 …

This simple script renders data collected by your ISP unusable

After voting last month to strip Obama administration guidelines, the Federal Communications Commission ceded control of the internet to ISPs, at least for now. Corporations like Comcast and Verizon won the right to police themselves, operating on a scheme tantamount to the honor system.<p>With a …

France to overhaul the baccalaureate in tricky school reform

For over two centuries French students have faced a gruelling rite of passage: the week-long high school exit exam and its infamous philosophical …

10 ways to change your drinking habits: how to become a 'one-drink' person

Have you ever stopped to consider why you want that glass of wine?<p>Anyone who has successfully completed Dry January before - and I speak as a veteran …

Ditch Your Smartphone Keyboard For Gboard

Whether on Android or iOS, you likely already use Google Maps for navigation. You use Gmail for email. You use YouTube to watch videos. And you’re …

Gboard

Mysterious 15th century manuscript decoded by computer scientists using artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence has allowed scientists to make significant progress in cracking a mysterious ancient text, the meaning of which has eluded …

Artificial Intelligence

Watch: How To Convert Low-Res Graphics Into High-Res Using Photoshop

<b>Before you toss</b> that low-resolution graphic into the trash, YouTube channel PiXimperfect shows you how to salvage and convert the visual into a …

Weird, Wonderful Photos From the Archives

While doing my job researching photos for various stories, I always come across more interesting images than I need, or photos that are unrelated to the story yet are still remarkable, strange, hilarious, or just great shots. The best of those, I’ve been tucking into a folder without a clear plan …

U.S. Army

What is Zero Trust? A model for more effective security

The <b>Zero Trust Network</b>, or <b>Zero Trust Architecture</b>, model was created in 2010 by John Kindervag, who at the time was a principal analyst at Forrester …

Firms buy insurance 'in mad panic' as cyber-attacks soar

<b>With cyber-attacks increasing in frequency and severity, many companies are turning to insurance to cover their mounting losses. But can insurers quantify the risk accurately and could insurance lead to corporate complacency?</b><p>Many firms feel like they're under siege.<p>Cyber-attacks are coming thick …

'Back to Basics' Might Be Your Best Security Weapon

A company's ability to successfully reduce risk starts with building a solid security foundation.<p>Despite an influx of best-in-breed security …

The 6 best password managers

One of the smartest moves we can make to protect ourselves online is to use a password manager. It’s one of the easiest too. We'll help you find the …

Password managers grow up, target business users

Password managers began as free or low-cost apps for consumers, tracking passwords and sign-ins to websites and applications, making it possible for …

Microsoft says it's time to kill off the password

No matter how many times people are warned, the most popular passwords are still terrible. They make it easy for hackers to steal identities and are …

What Is a VPN, and Why You Need One

A virtual private network, or VPN, can help you secure your web traffic and protect your anonymity online from snoops, spies, and anyone else who …

Lightroom tips: Landscape photography editing

<b>Learn how to enhance your landscape photography editing skills with James Paterson’s 20 essential Lightroom techniques.</b><p>1. Landscape photography …

Here’s How to Use Your Camera’s Histogram and Never Miss an Exposure Again (VIDEO)

Achieving a correct exposure is the first step toward capturing a great image, and on Monday we explained how to do that by bracketing your shots. In …

99% of office workers threaten their company's cybersecurity

Minor actions, like reusing passwords, suggest workers may prioritize convenience over enterprise security, a new report said.<p>Virtually all office …

Employment