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Python Top 10 Articles (v.August 2017)

Python Top 10 Articles for the Past Month (v.August 2017)<p><b>For the past month,</b> we ranked nearly 1,700 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories that …

Machine Learning

Looking to build your online influence? Become a curator

In today’s world of 24–7 news and an abundance of marketing messages, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to stand out on social media …

Why Every Developer Should Learn Javascript?

To start let’s take a look at just what is Javascript. It is a front-end web development language, and contrary to its name, Javascript is not an …

I had to learn assembly language to truly understand my grandfather

He didn’t process the world like the rest of us<p>When my grandfather died six months ago, my sister said it felt as if we had lost a family archive. We knew he was an electrical engineer who began his career at the dawn of digital computing. We knew he had spent some months in the American southwest …

How Hackers Hide Their Malware: The Basics

Malware depends on these four basic techniques to avoid detection.<p>Looks like you've hit your article limit. Please or register for a free account to …

How to convert Python to JavaScript (and back again)

Python or JavaScript? While we’re still arguing over which has the upper hand or the brighter future, little doubt exists as to which owns the web’s …

8 Instagram Analytics Tools You Should Be Using

Instagram is known mostly for engagement.Simply put: People love interacting with brands and other individuals. Without engagement, social media …

I made my own wearable computer with a Raspberry Pi, and it was almost too easy

Ever since I read about the crazy wearable pioneers back in the ‘90s and early 2000s, I've wanted a wearable computer of my own. I had two major requirements, however: it had to be a computer, and I had to be able to wear it.<p>Smartphones, for the most part, have supplanted most people's interest in …

How to make your employees care about cybersecurity: 10 tips

People are the largest security vulnerability in any organization. Here's some expert advice on how to make cybersecurity training more effective and …

DIY Raspberry Neural Network Sees All, Recognizes Some

As a fun project I thought I’d put Google’s Inception-v3 neural network on a Raspberry Pi to see how well it does at recognizing objects first hand. …

If your home wifi router is on this list, it might be vulnerable to CIA hacking tools

For the past four months, WikiLeaks has been slowly publishing a series of documents that describe a plethora of hacking tools, which the anti-secrecy organization says belong to the US Central Intelligence Agency. The latest release, published June 15, is a batch of documents describing tools that …

Wi-Fi

How End-User Devices Get Hacked: 8 Easy Ways

Security experts share the simplest and most effective methods bad guys employ to break into end-user devices.<p>1 of 9<p>(Image: F8 studio via …

Linux worm turns Raspberry Pis into cryptocurrency mining bots

Linux.MulDrop.14 is a Linux worm that seeks out networked Raspberry Pi systems with default root passwords; after taking them over and ZMap and …

Raspberry Pi

Why smartphone security is a luxury for those who can afford it

If you're a low-income American, there's a good chance you have anan Android.And unless it's a newer model with recent software updates, your security could be at risk.<p>Two competing operating systems own the real estate in our smartphones: Apple's iOS and Google's Android. Apple's phones are …

Content Marketing: Five Steps For Creating Insatiable Posts That Rank

The fabric that binds us all are stories. Stories are at the heart of our society, and their genesis dates back to the dawn of language in our species. Human begins have long been telling stories that have carried on from generation to generation. Today, we live in a world where stories are …

Marketing

How to scrape websites with Python and BeautifulSoup

There is more information on the Internet than any human can absorb in a lifetime. What you need is not access to that information, but a scalable …

Researchers have found a way to root out identity thieves by analyzing their mouse movements with AI

Identity theft is often a multi-layered process. Once a thief gets one bit of your information, they try to use it to get more. The hackers behind the 2015 data breach of the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS), for example, used personal information they’d previously stolen from thousands of …

WD MY Passport SD review: Almost everything you'd want in a portable drive - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The My Passport SSD is rugged, light and super compact. The drive uses USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C to deliver fast performance. It works with both Windows and MacOS right out of the box and features strong encryption to protect data in case of loss or theft.<p><b>The Bad</b> The drive's capacity caps at …

Artificial intelligence can now predict suicide with remarkable accuracy

When someone commits suicide, their family and friends can be left with the heartbreaking and answerless question of what they could have done differently. Colin Walsh, data scientist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, hopes his work in predicting suicide risk will give people the opportunity …

Artificial Intelligence

Computer printers have been quietly embedding tracking codes in documents for decades

In 2004, when color printers were still somewhat novel, PCWorld magazine published an article headlined: “Government Uses Color Laser Printer Technology to Track Documents.”<p>It was one of the first news reports on a quiet practice that had been going on for 20 years. It revealed that color printers …

Surveillance

Here's Why Every Modern Marketer Needs R Programming

Today’s marketers get bombarded with new martech tools almost weekly, if not daily — at least I do.<p>And if other marketers are in the same boat that I …

NodeSource N|Solid v2.2 Provides Easier Node.js Monitoring with StatsD Integration

Developers are expected to write efficient code that both tests well and then performs in production under variable load conditions — and do it fast. …

How to test JavaScript with Mocha — Part 2

Yesterday we looked at the basics of Mocha. Today, we’ll be integrating Mocha into a project so you can see how it <b>really</b> works.<p>Preface<p>Hey! I’m …

Trying .NET Core on Linux with just a tarball (without apt-get)

There's a great post on the .NET Blog about the crazy Performance Improvements in .NET Core that ended up on Hacker News. The top comment on HN is a …

Apply These Secret Techniques to Transform Your Hobby to a Business - Small Business Trends

For years, Jacques Hopkins wanted to make money online with a flexible side gig. Now the former electrical engineer has found a niche that has become …

Hand in your notice – by 2022 there'll be 350,000 cybersecurity vacancies

Demand outstripping supply ahead of GDPR... and, hot damn, those salariesThe General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will force European …

Apple might be helping governments spy on users in real time

Two unrelated reports suggest that Apple might have the technical capability of mass spying on its customers in a certain area and feeding the …

Snapchat vs. Instagram: What marketers need to know

As Instagram’s Stories product creating huge competition to Snapchat, brands and advertisers are trying to figure out which works best. Here’s a …

The biggest data breaches in recent history

<i>This data visualization comes to us from Information is Beautiful. Go to their site to see the highly-recommended interactive format that visualizes the same data, while providing additional details on each specific hack.</i><p>The graphic above shows a timeline of some of the biggest data breaches on …

Zusy Malware: Malicious Attack Installs Via Mouseover

A new round of spam campaigns discovered by security researchers require extra caution by users since simply running the cursor over the malicious …