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Password Service LastPass Warns Users to Change Their, Yep, Passwords

A popular web service that promises to help people keep their passwords secure has reported hackers may have obtained some user information--although not actual passwords--from its network.<p>Security experts say it's just another indication that any online information is subject to attack.<p>LastPass, …

Information Systems

7 Critical Criteria for Data Encryption In The Cloud

Encrypting the huge number of data files stored in a public cloud today is like bubble-wrapping an entire house. Better to focus on the fragile items …

Encryption

4 things you should know about the FBI’s mysterious, high-tech surveillance planes

The FBI's surveillance planes are supposedly used only to support the agency's operations on the ground, the AP reports. But in recent months, news outlets (namely the Washington Post and the AP) tracked some of these planes closely and found they made repeated trips over nearly a dozen U.S. cities.<p>…

Surveillance

Why has R, despite quirks, been so successful?

By David SmithI was on a panel back in 2009 where Bow Cowgill said, "The best thing about R is that it was written by statisticians. The worst thing …

Statistical Modeling

Raspberry Pi + iPad = countless maker possibilities

Using an iPad to control the small Raspberry Pi is easier than you think<p><i>[Ed. note: Mike Amante will deliver a related session on iPads and the</i> …

Raspberry Pi

How Amazon wants to bridge the data science gap by bringing machine learning to the cloud

Amazon Web Services on why it built a machine learning service to help companies mine their data for useful predictions without needing a team of …

10 To Zen

Copy & Paste & The Web | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On June 5, 2015<p>Have you ever tried to copy and paste some text only to find it frustrating, awkward, or even impossible? I bet you …

Web Development

basicModal: CSS and JavaScript Web-apps Dialog System

jQuery Modal (14 submissions)<p>Collections<p>iziModal.js: Elegant Modal jQuery Plugin<p>iziModal is a responsive and lightweight modal plugin made with the …

Web Development