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How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

Though more router manufacturers are making routers easier to set up and configure—even via handy little apps instead of annoying web-based …

Wi-Fi

This Is The Scientific Way To Win Any Argument (And Not Make Enemies)

It’s not about the specific points you make, it’s all about how you position them.<p>You’re in the middle of a heated discussion–or fine, let’s just call it an argument–and the person whom you’re trying convince seems unable or unwilling to grasp your point of view. What should you do?<p>For starters, …

A broad overview of how modern Linux systems boot

For reasons beyond the scope of this entry, today I feel like writing down a broad and simplified overview of how modern Linux systems boot. Due to …

Why we should bulldoze the business school

There are 13,000 business schools on Earth. That’s 13,000 too many. And I should know – I’ve taught in them for 20 years. By Martin Parker<p>Visit the average university campus and it is likely that the newest and most ostentatious building will be occupied by the business school. The business school …

Business School

Yanis Varoufakis: Marx predicted our present crisis – and points the way out

The Communist Manifesto foresaw the predatory and polarised global capitalism of the 21st century. But Marx and Engels also showed us that we have the power to create a better world. By Yanis Varoufakis<p>For a manifesto to succeed, it must speak to our hearts like a poem while infecting the mind with …

Yanis Varoufakis

Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 privacy DNS is real: here’s how to use it

Privacy has always been an important topic but, of late, it has become an increasingly troubling one. From smartphones to social media to plain …

A Guide to Neutral Density Filters

The neutral density (ND) filter is one of those tools that should be in almost every photographer’s camera bag. However, ND filters are mysterious to …

You Could Become an AI Master Before You Know It. Here’s How.

At first blush, Scot Barton might not seem like an AI pioneer. He isn’t building self-driving cars or teaching computers to thrash humans at computer …

Machine Learning

New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Learning

A new idea called the “information bottleneck” is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms — and might …

Do You Have a $4,000 Travel Photo Sitting on Your Hard Drive?

Have you ever wondered what your travel photos are worth? Most people take travel photos for themselves to remember the experience or share on social …

How Color Filters Affect B&W Photos

If you’re new to film photography, chances are that you’ll get into shooting black and white sooner or later because you have been inspired by the …

This App is An Advanced Log File Viewer – lnav

<b>lnav is an advanced log file viewer for Linux systems.</b><p>lnav can unzip all the compressed log files on the fly and merge them together for a nice …

Top 10 best tutorials to start learning hacking with Kali Linux

Top 10 Best Kali Linux Hacking And Security Tutorials for Beginners<p>Kali Linux is one of the most loved distros by the hacking and security community …

Working with databases in R

(This article was first published on <b> DataScience+</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)The dplyr package, which is one of my favorite R packages, …

Data Science

Bayesian machine learning

So you know the Bayes rule. How does it relate to machine learning? It can be quite difficult to grasp how the puzzle pieces fit together - we know …

Machine Learning

Sorry ARIMA, but I’m Going Bayesian

When people think of “data science” they probably think of algorithms that scan large datasets to predict a customer’s next move or interpret …