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An astounding image of the massive black hole at the centre of our galaxy, courtesy of Africa's new super telescope

• <b>An image of the massive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way has just been released, courtesy of a R4.4 billion super telescope in Africa.</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

Universe

'Never underestimate human stupidity,' says historian whose fans include Bill Gates and Barack Obama

Historian Yuval Harari says the study of the past has taught him an important lesson for the future.<p>"One things that history teaches us is that we …

Bill Gates

LaCroix, Sparkling Ice, Bai and beyond: Are fruit-flavored waters good for you?

There's no doubt that drinking lots of water is good for us. The many benefits of staying properly hydrated include glowing skin, enhanced mental function, a healthy immune system and the ability to recover faster after a good workout. While tap water is the simplest and cheapest way to hydrate, …

Nutrition

A Landmark Legal Shift Opens Pandora’s Box for DIY Guns

Five years ago, 25-year-old radical libertarian Cody Wilson stood on a remote central Texas gun range and pulled the trigger on the world’s first …

Guns

Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (2018) Review

Blazing overall performance; Fastest SSD ever in a laptop; Quieter (and more durable) keyboard; Hey Siri' support built in; Great Retina Display gets …

MacBook Pro

Mirrorworlds

Virtual reality. Augmented reality. Mixed, hyper, modulated, mediated, diminished reality. All of these flavours are really just entry points into a …

Augmented Reality

Let there be light: 'ghost' particle found a mile beneath Antarctica holds key to breakthrough in physics

The secrets of the origins of light are set to be unlocked by the discovery of an elusive “ghost” particle a mile beneath Antarctica, scientists have announced.<p>Astronomers have for the first time identified the source of a high-energy neutrino which shot through a solid ice laboratory at the South …

Physics

Welcome to Apple's year of safe, boring Mac and iPad updates

Surprise! Apple released new MacBooks on Thursday. Maybe you were expecting something affordable, something with Face ID, something with a more reliable keyboard. Dare we even dream of the long-rumored Retina Display MacBook Air?<p>No. Instead, there are new MacBook Pro models with bumped-up …

MacBook Pro

22-Year BioWare Veteran Leaves To Work On Smaller Projects

BioWare has lost one of its most veteran developers. James Ohlen, who had been with BioWare for 22 of the company's 23 years of operation, has retired from the RPG studio.<p>In a post on Twitter, Ohlen said he "loved" his time at BioWare where he most recently worked on the new IP Anthem. As for why …

gamehardware

Primer on Universal Basic Income

Universal Basic Income is one of several ideas floating around for dealing with the income/opportunity gap. Since you seem to be interested, I’m …

Income Inequality

Anthem's E3 demo analysed: BioWare takes Frostbite into new territory

Anthem's return at E3 2018 was just as spectacular as its debut a year earlier, and last week, Electronic Arts posted a full 20-minute gameplay video …

BioWare

This ransomware just added new tricks to spread faster and infect Windows XP PCs

A change in encryption mechanism and the ability to strike Windows XP machines via an SMB vulnerability improves GandCrab's ability to …

Ransomware

Comment on 2018.2 is now available by Remy

Planar reflections are for the High Definition Render Pipeline.<br>If you grab the latest version of it through the Package Manager, you will be able to …

Game Development

Secure Kali Pi 2018

We have covered how to create secure “throw-away hack boxes” using the Raspberry Pi before, but we thought it was time to go back and take a look at …

Linux

Magic Leap promises live demo of its first product today

Catch a live demo of Magic Leap’s first product — or at least an element of it — during a special presentation at 2 p.m. Wednesday on Twitch.tv.Via …

Magic Leap
Real Estate

Stolen certificates from D-Link used to sign password-stealing malware

This isn't the IP camera software you think it is.<p>Criminals recently stole code-signing certificates from router and camera maker D-Link and another …

IT security

Webinar: Bug Hunting as a Second Income – July 11 2018

Join us as we discuss Bug Hunting in general and how to generate income from it. Our guest Jason Haddix, VP at Bugcrowd, will give us an insider’s …

Webinars

10 Projects That Have Us Excited About the Next Generation of VR & AR

With leading high-end VR headsets debuting in 2016, we’ve had about two years to see what the first-generation VR experience looks like. While …

Virtual Reality

Xbox One Insider Preview build 17712 will factory refresh your console

Today, Microsoft released another Xbox One Insider Preview to members of the Skip Ahead subset of the Preview Alpha ring, which is build 17712.2000, …

Apps

The Most Important Skill Nobody Taught You

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and …

Consciousness

Seneca on The Greatest Obstacle to Living a More Fulfilling Life

“What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it.” — Unknown<p>It’s a profound statement.<p>Life is short.<p>You know it. …

Mockups

Brave Move Good For Tor And Privacy

In its latest version, Brave, a privacy focused desktop browser, has introduced the ability to enable Tor in private tabs, an important move both for private browsing and for Tor itself.<p>A recent research paper (pdf) showed that many people don’t have a good idea of what private browser mode really …

Privacy

Gigabyte Single Board PC Is Like Raspberry Pi On Steroids With Quad-Core Intel CPU And Dual LAN

There's no shortage of options in the DIY micro-PC market, one that Raspberry Pi arguably spearheaded over five-years-ago with the release of its …

Raspberry Pi

Can Philosophy Create A Democratic Revolution?

Naturellement! You might say. Ai.<p>A universal one<p>It is on the way to being made<p>Can a Philosophy Create a Democratic Revolution?<p>Not only can a …

Archives

Rise of Kotlin: The Programming Language for the Next Generation

<i>Please welcome our weekly sponsor</i> <i>Pusher</i> <i>to Hacker Noon!</i> <i>Pusher</i> <i>makes realtime APIs that enable developers all around the world to quickly add</i> …

Programming

This password-stealing malware just added a new way to infect your PC

One of the new tactics by the malware involves an injection technique not seen in the wild until just days ago.<p>A powerful form of malware which can …

Cybercrime

Google reportedly allows outside app developers to read people's Gmails

Employees working for hundreds of software developers are reading the private messages of Gmail users, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.<p>A year ago, Google promised to stop scanning the inboxes of Gmail users, but the company has not done much to protect Gmail inboxes obtained by outside …

Employment

'Mobile Suit Gundam' Meets Metroid In This Top-Notch Crossover

Over the years, it seems like every sci-fi series has introduced its own armored suit, but nobody can beat <i>Mobile Suit Gundam</i> in that category. The …

Anime

Boeing’s Proposed Hypersonic Plane Is Really, Really Fast

Aviation enthusiasts yearning for ultra-fast, ultra-sleek intercontinental transportation—rather than 18-hour flights on stuffed-to-the gills …

Aviation