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Researchers produce images of people’s faces from their genomes

CRAIG VENTER, a biologist and boss of Human Longevity, a San Diego-based company that is building the world’s largest genomic database, is something …

Machine Learning

Oxy - A Security Focused Remote Access Tool

RemoteAccess

When a text can trigger a lynching: WhatsApp struggles with...

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A WhatsApp text circulating in some districts of India's central Madhya Pradesh state helped to inflame a mob of 50-60 villagers into savagely beating up two innocent men last week on suspicion that they were going to murder people and sell their body parts.<p>The essence of the …

India

Fears mount over WhatsApp's role in spreading fake news | Technology | The Guardian

Abijeet Nath and Nilotpal Das were driving back from a visit to a waterfall in the Indian province of Assam earlier this month when they stopped in a village to ask for directions. The two men were pulled out of their car and beaten to death by a mob who accused them of stealing children.<p>“The …

Fake News

Ctrl-labs’ armband lets you control computer cursors with your mind

Controlling a mouse pointer with your mind may sound like science fiction, but Ctrl-labs, a startup based in New York City, is working hard to make it a reality.<p>I recently swung by the company’s new digs in Manhattan — a high-rise suite overlooking Herald Square, a few blocks south of the Theater …

Machine Learning

Man Gets 20 Years in Jail for Trying to Steal a Domain Name at Gunpoint

There were 332,198 robberies in the US last year according to the FBI, but (probably) only one of them involved a man trying to forcibly steal a …

Nuclear weapons, arms control, nuclear detection, North Korea, Iran

Nuclear weapons detectionDetecting the threat of nuclear weapons<p>Will the recent U.S. withdrawal from a 2015 accord that put restrictions on Iran’s …

Sonic weapons, China, Cuba

Sonic weaponsChina sonic attack: how sound can be a weapon<p>Reports of “sonic attacks” in China, and previously in Cuba, have left many wandering …

Israeli Soldier at Gaza Strip Tells Story Mainstream Media Won't Tell

Kinley Tur-Paz is a soldier with the Israel Defense Forces. He was on the Gaza Strip last week, but what he saw isn’t getting much attention.<p>While …

A Location-Sharing Disaster Shows How Exposed You Really Are

There are plenty of guides available on how to protect your data, how to secure yourself online, and how to stop digital snoops from tracking you …

The Untold Story of Japan’s Secret Spy Agency

The official believed the directorate’s use of XKEYSCORE was “not permissible” under the Japanese Constitution.<p>About 700 miles southwest of Tokyo, …

Make Your Own Inexpensive Outdoor Furniture With This DIY Concrete Block Bench

Outdoor furniture can be expensive, that’s why making your own can be a fun and satisfying alternative.<p>Matthew Russo, also known as …

Where to Find Pallets for Free or For Sale in Your Area

Here at 1001Pallets, our readers are always asking “<b>Where could we get free wood pallets?</b>” or “<b>Where could we find pallets for sale?</b>” to make their</b> …

1001 Pallets ideas !

How do I publish content on my topic?<p>Easy to do! You can:<p>choose from suggestions on the right-side panel<br>• publish any web site on the fly in 1-click …

40 + Cool Ways to Use Cinder Blocks

Thinking of what to do with the leftover cinder blocks from your previous project? Apparently there’s a lot you can do with these blocks that you can …

15 Awesome Plans for DIY Patio Furniture

Upgrade your patio with DIY furniture. It may seem daunting to try to build your own furniture but we’ll show you the way with plans for each …

Woodworking

Telegram’s billion-dollar ICO has become a mess

Telegram’s ICO was supposed to be a record-breaker to develop a platform that brings the decentralized internet to life. Instead, it has become a mess with the tightly controlled fundraising process in disarray as early backers sell their tokens for handsome returns.<p>The company recently canceled …

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Iran to Israel: Fingers are on the trigger, missiles are ready to launch

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>The second-in-command of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, Hossein Salami, threatened Israel on Friday: "Do not …

Dave Grohl invited a fan onstage and was blown away by the guy's performance

Dave Grohl probably just wanted to let a fan have a good time, but he got a lot more than he bargained for.<p>During Wednesday night's Foo Fighters show …

Hacking Android app with Frida – AndroidPub

Action<p>Running frida commands in console is a bit annoying, it’s extremely easy to mistype or forget to close some braces. Other way is to write …

Don’t break big tech, fix it

The internet turned the world on its head. It’s time to apply the same audacious ambition to rethinking regulation<p>The political weather has been slowly turning against big tech for a while, but the last few weeks have thrown the storm clouds into sharp relief. Much of the responsibility for the …

Innovation

« Building my ideal router for $50

09 April 2018<p>After my Asus N66U kicked the bucket, I considered a few options: another all-in-one router, upgrade to something like an EdgeRouter, or …

« Kippo Honeypot Video Gallery »

19 October 2014<p>Honeypots are rad. Their uses are varied, but I’ve used my own mostly for research (and entertainment.) It’s been running for over a …

Ambitious Cooking Projects for the Adventurous Cook in All of Us

<i>Some recipes simply can't be recreated with shortcuts—instead, they get more delicious the more time, energy, or special ingredients you put into them. We've partnered with Farrow & Ball to celebrate these labor-of-love cooking projects. (You'll get it when you take a bite!)</i><p>Holiday baking season is …

Syria war: Jaish al-Islam to evacuate number of Eastern Ghouta fighters

<b>Syrian rebel group Jaish al-Islam has agreed to evacuate jihadist fighters being held in its prisons in besieged Eastern Ghouta, a statement says.</b><p>The group says the decision was made in consultation with a delegation that entered with a UN aid convoy.<p>The Syrian government has stepped up efforts to …

Why do the Arabs hate the Palestinians so?

The Arab world, for many reasons, is not at all interested in giving the Palestinian Arabs a state. The Palestinian Arabs don't really want one …

Here's how Israel is changing its tune on Lebanon

High-ranking Israeli officials have sounded alarm bells about Iran's growing presence in the north.<p>><br>• ><p>Hezbolla activity in Southern Lebanon "Green …

Kuwait challenges U.S. over Palestinians, invites Jimmy Carter to speak at UNSC

Of Carter, the Kuwaiti ambassador to the UN said that he had an important role to play in the peace process; Carter has yet to accept the …

'The Palestinians can go to hell, they betrayed the Arab world'

Saudi blogger slams Palestinian Authority in viral video, calling PA 'ungrateful dogs'.

Middle East