Robert Wilbur

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All the Software Two Ohio Inmates Needed to Hack Wi-Fi Networks From the Comfort of Prison

Earlier this week, news got out that two prisoners in the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction were caught with a few hacked together …

Anti-Virus Software

This is why it matters if there's a power imbalance in your relationship

It could be seriously detrimental for one sex...<p>You'd be right to think gender equality in straight relationships was what all heterosexual couples …

The Surprising Personality Trait That Massively Improves Decision Making, According to Science | Inc.com

In the personal context, making good decisions is the difference between having the life you want and forever wondering what could have been. In the political one, it's the difference between war and peace, prosperity and want. In the business world, it's what separates seven-figure paydays from …

Self-improvement

The 5 Most Important Questions to Ask Yourself When at a Crossroads | Inc.com

A close colleague is wrestling with the fact that his business partnership is literally sucking the life out of him. He launched his company several years ago with a friend, with no real plan or path for growth, and now they have a highly profitable, $20 million dollar business.<p>The problem is, they …

Profit

Perpetual Clock With Arduino via Instructables

<i>No matter what Deepak Chopra tells you, time is linear. Hopefully this clock is a little closer to reality than the circular ones we’re all used to.</i> …

What to Do If You're the 'Bitch' of the Friend Group

Besides replace your friends immediately.<p>Making your way through this cruel, confounding, ever-changing world is difficult. Something make you anxious this week, or any week? Lay it on me at askdaveholmes@gmail.com. I'm here to help you minimize the damage you will necessarily inflict on the world …

Google's dedicated TensorFlow processor, or TPU, crushes Intel, Nvidia in inference workloads - ExtremeTech

Google’s dedicated TensorFlow processor, or TPU, crushes Intel, Nvidia in inference workloads<p>By on April 6, 2017 at 9:48 am<p>This site may earn …

15 things you're doing that make people dislike you immediately

Generally speaking, you've only got a few seconds to make someone want to spend more time with you.<p>And in those precious few seconds, everything matters — from your last name to the smell of your sweat (unfair and gross, we know).<p>Below, Business Insider rounded up various scientific findings on the …

14 Times PoemsPorn_ Perfectly Described Love

Love makes us feel some type of way, and a lot of the time it's emotions we can’t put into words. So we search for the person who, unlike us, is able to do that.<p>PoemsPorn_ on Instagram publishes pieces that perfectly describe the feelings mulling over in our heads and weighing heavy on our hearts. …

OpenAI Just Beat Google DeepMind at Atari With an Algorithm From the 80s

AI research has a long history of repurposing old ideas that have gone out of style. Now researchers at Elon Musk’s open source AI project have …

The One Mindfulness Technique That Will Improve Every Conversation You Ever Have

Listening seems like a natural skill that we all can do, however not everyone remains present the whole time someone is talking. In fact, our minds …

Can your sense of humour tell us how clever you are? Read this dark joke to find out<p><b>Do you have a dark sense of humour? And what does this tell us about your personality? See if you find this funny:</b><p>A businessman in a suit has just hanged himself from a light-fitting with his tie. His wife and her …

Jokes

Leaked image of refurbished Galaxy Note 7 lists 3,200mAh battery

It is still not clear when and in which markets Samsung will sell the refurbished unit.<p>Samsung's refurbished Galaxy Note 7 model may come with a …

The co-founder of Scotland’s Social Bite sandwich shops tried to help the homeless by feeding and employing them. Now he wants to build them a village…<p>‘Do you know who I am?” asks a young man, his smile nervy, teeth jagged as a city skyline. It’s 9.30am on a recent Thursday at the Social Bite …

George Clooney

Zen Buddhism Reveals the Little Known Secret to Not Giving a F*ck

If you’ve read articles on Hack Spirit before, you’ve probably heard some wise sayings from master Buddhists like The Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat …

Living a lie: We deceive ourselves to better deceive others

New research provides the first evidence for a theory first put forward in the 1970s<p>People mislead themselves all day long. We tell ourselves we’re smarter and better looking than our friends, that our political party can do no wrong, that we’re too busy to help a colleague. In 1976, in the …

6 Reasons Why You May Not Know What You're Feeling

It might seem almost unfathomable that someone might not recognize what they’re feeling. But the phenomenon is much more common than most people …

Fueling the Gold Rush: The Greatest Public Datasets for AI

It has never been easier to build AI or machine learning-based systems than it is today. The ubiquity of cutting edge open-source tools such as …

Machine Learning

Return of the MakeShift Challenge: Dead Car Battery

<i>For the first five years of Make:, we ran a column in the magazine called “MakeShift,” written by Lee David Zlotoff, creator of the iconic TV show MacGyver. As with the show, where science and engineering improvisation were a central theme, each installment of “MakeShift” presented a sticky</i> …

Here it Is, the First Cordless Rear-Handle Circular Saw

Makita adds a beast to its 36V lineup.<p>Makita made a splash at this year's World of Concrete by introducing the new 18V X2 LXT (36V) brushless cordless rear-handle 7-1/4 inch circular saw. The blade is on the left, but don't call it a worm-drive saw, as it doesn't have that type of gearing. Although …

Woodworking

5 Ways to Tell If Someone Is Untrustworthy | Inc.com

I'm going to ask you to trust me on this. It's a lesson I've learned the hard way, and it may be one of the most important ones I have to pass on.<p>It's been said that the only way to definitively tell if you can trust someone is to trust that person. While that may well be true, there are certainly …

Psychology

16 Daily Habits That Will Instantly Make You a Happier Person | Inc.com

If you want to improve your life, and you want to improve it right now!<p>You have to to be to develop good habits.<p>These good habits need to be positive, accumulative and directive.<p>Change rarely comes without extensive effort over time, but in the long run, time you spend growing good habits will pay …

Self-improvement

How to Write Email with Military Precision

In the military, a poorly formatted email may be the difference between mission accomplished and mission failure. During my active duty service, I learned how to structure emails to maximize a mission’s chances for success. Since returning from duty, I have applied these lessons to emails that I …

Military

Learn to build stellar Android apps by completing 14 projects in this hands-on training (91% off)

There’s no substitute for genuine hands-on experience. So if you’re looking to build cool new apps, the best way to learn is by doing just that with this Complete Android Developer course package. Right now, you can lock in this bundle of over 230 lectures and more than 31 hours of content for just …

We Have A Flawed Definition Of Love That’s What’s Ruining So Many Relationships

It's the same story everywhere, over and over again.<p>Boy meets girl. There's chemistry, attraction, lust. They go on dates, talk and flirt. One of …

Relationships