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React — redux for lazy developers. Part 3

It’s the last part of series about creating react redux app.<p>In previous two parts I described how to create classic react redux app, then I made full …

JavaScript

How Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Handle Ungrateful Employees

It's not an ideal situation, but fortunately, knowing how to address these issues is key to creating a positive workplace.<p>Running a company is no easy feat, but managing a group of people with different backgrounds, experiences, and beliefs is a completely different beast of its own.<p>There may be …

Employment

Want to really understand how bitcoin works? Here’s a gentle primer

Ars goes deep on the breakthrough online payment network.<p>The soaring price of bitcoin—the virtual currency is now worth more than $250 billion—has …

UC Berkeley professor's eerie lethal drone video goes viral

UC Berkeley professor Stuart Russell and the Future of Life Institute have created an eerie viral video titled "Slaughterbots" that depicts a future in which humans develop small, hand-sized drones that are programmed to identify and eliminate designated targets.<p>In the video above, the technology …

Hackers can gain access to your computer monitor — a cybersecurity expert shows us how easy it is

Everyone knows your computer can be hacked, but did you know your monitor might also be used against you? Ang Cui from Red Balloon Security has figured out a way to hack into a popular Dell monitor and manipulate what you see on your screen. Using this type of attack, a user could easily be tricked …

MINIX: ​Intel's hidden in-chip operating system

Buried deep inside your computer's Intel chip is the MINIX operating system and a software stack, which includes networking and a web server. It's …

Linux

Former UK.gov IT man and Python king's guide to neural networks

<b>Interview</b> Tariq Rashid on programming AIIf you're going to learn about neural networks, you could do worse than learn it from someone who got five A …

Intel lets you stick an AI brain into your USB port

Want to give your PC an IQ boost? Intel's $80 Movidius Neural Compute Stick lets you plug some computing brains into your laptop's USB port.<p>The device, geared for tinkerers and programmers, can crank out 100 billion mathematical calculations per second while consuming a paltry 1 watt of power. …

Growth = Wasted Spend on Microsoft Azure

If you read any cloud or tech blogs, you’ve probably seen the latest financials that show that Microsoft Azure is growing – and that it’s currently …

Designing The World’s Most Secure Chat App

The most surprising experience about using Signal is how perfectly normal it feels–and that’s very much by design.<p>A friend had been bugging me for weeks. Give up Gchat and iMessages. Install Signal on my phone and desktop instead. And why shouldn’t I? Signal is the world’s most secure messaging …

Three Not-Laws of AI

AI has taken the stage explosively. I am getting notifications of lectures, breakfast sessions, think tank charters and meetings on AI and the future at a rate well exceeding one a day. Investment banks, tech companies, consulting firms, universities, government offices, research labs--they are all …

'Extreme surveillance' becomes UK law with barely a whimper

Investigatory Powers Act legalises range of tools for snooping and hacking by the security services<p>A bill giving the UK intelligence agencies and police the most sweeping surveillance powers in the western world has passed into law with barely a whimper, meeting only token resistance over the past …

Surveillance

5 Things the Most Successful Entrepreneurs All Have in Common

Ernst & Young asked nearly 500 entrepreneurs what it takes to rise above and beyond in business.<p>What do Spanx founder Sara Blakely, AOL co-founder Steve Case, and Dell's founder Michael Dell all have in common? Besides running their own powerhouse companies, they were also all winners of the Ernst …

Entrepreneurship

How Scared Should I Be of the Singularity?

Maybe extermination by an army of self-aware machines isn't in humanity's future, but that doesn't mean we should be complacent.<p><b>Get the VICE App on iOS and Android</b><p><i>Time for "How Scared Should I Be?" the column that quantifies the scariness of everything under the sun and teaches you how to allocate</i> …

5 Tools That May Replace Tor As Crackdown on Encryption Nears

Tor, the (in)famous encrypted web browser, may not be strong enough to resist the next generation’s attacks on encryption. What will the next …

Monday’s Musings: Understand The Spectrum Of Seven Artificial Intelligence Outcomes

Successful AI Projects Seek A Spectrum Of OutcomesAs artificial intelligence (AI) continues to move from the summer of hype to the fall tech …

Book review: Test-Driven Development with Python by Harry J.W. Percival

Test-Driven Development with Python by Harry J.W. Percival is a tutorial rather than a text book and it taught me as much about Django as testing. I …

10 Success lessons from Guy Kawasaki – “Former Apple evangelist, Venture capitalist” for entrepreneurs

Share14<p>Tweet<p>Share102<p>+12<p>Shares 118<p>Guy Kawasaki is one of the most famous entrepreneurs alive today. He has worked for Apple and Google, written for …

Entrepreneurship

This Tiny, Wireless “Neural Dust” Could Monitor Your Body From Deep Inside

The sensors of the future won’t be wearable. They’ll be implantable.<p>Fitbit is starting to seem a little quaint. The sensors of the future will be dust-sized, wireless, implanted deep in the body, and have the potential to robotically control a prosthetic arm or leg or treat diseases like …

Need a tamper-proof, encrypted PC? The portable, open-source ORWL could be what you're looking for

If you're paranoid about someone gaining physical access to your computer, the palm-sized ORWL could put your mind at ease.<p>There are a number of …

Information Systems

Researchers crack homomorphic encryption

Thankfully nobody's using it yetHomomorphic encryption is one idea offered to secure data in the cloud: the idea is to let software work on data …

Is Computer Security Becoming a Hardware Problem?

The co-author of the TLS standard has some concerns about the complexity of our machines.<p>In December of 1967 the Silver Bridge collapsed into the Ohio River, killing 46 people. The cause was determined to be a single 2.5 millimeter defect in a single steel bar—some credit the Mothman for the …

Information Security

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 …

Privacy-as-a-Service Scatters Data in Disappearing Clouds

New security start-up leverages ephemeral cloud infrastructure to safeguard business data.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

IaaS

The Biggest Cyber Stories of 2015

<i>What are the top 10 Cyber security breaches of 2015? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>The best answer to any question</i>.<p><b>Answer by Sai Ramanan, Lead Quora's Corporate Information Security, on Quora.</b><p>Data breaches have become a status quo considering how attackers keep finding paths to infiltrate networks …

The great bitcoin gold rush may already be over

Venture fundraising in the bitcoin-related space has fallen sharply from the first quarter high, with big banks on Wall Street now looking to develop technology in-house rather than putting money to work in the space.<p>"Unfortunately, many banks and institutions have focused on the creation of their …

Google will strip Oracle's Java code out of Android

Google has confirmed that it will no longer use proprietary Java application programming interfaces (APIs) from Oracle in future versions of Android, according to <i>VentureBeat</i>. Instead, it will switch to OpenJDK, an open-source version of Oracle's own Java Development Kit. While you might ask, "Who …

A Look At The New Features Of The Linux 4.4 Kernel

If all goes according to plan, the Linux 4.4 kernel merge window will end today with the release of the 4.4-rc1 kernel. As all of the major subsystem …

How to Sideload Apps onto an iPhone or iPad Without Jailbreaking

Apple just opened iOS up a little bit. It’s now possible to sideload open-source apps — emulators, for example — onto an iPhone or iPad without …

iOS Programming