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Build Intelligent Applications with Machine Learning on AWS

<b>When:</b> July 26 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PT (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET)<p><b>Level 200 | Service Intro</b><p>Artificial intelligence is powering unprecedented innovation …

Machine Learning

Getting Safe, Smart Secure on S3

AWS Simple Storage Service has proven to be a security minefield. It doesn't have to be if you pay attention to people, process, and …

Information Security

Import Keys into KMS

I want to use my 256-bit symmetric keys with AWS services. How can I import my key material in AWS Key Management Service (KMS)?<p>AWS KMS allows you to …

Cloud Computing

Goodbye Microservices: From 100s of problem children to 1 superstar

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably already know that microservices is the architecture <i>du jour</i>. Coming of age alongside this trend, …

Software Development

The FCC wants to charge you $225 to review your complaints

Under current rules, the Commission is required to hear your opinion<p>On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission will be voting to ensure they won’t have to read your complaints anymore — and Democratic House members are not happy about it.<p>Two high-ranking Democrats on the Energy and Commerce …

Net Neutrality

How to use the Linux dmesg command

The dmesg command can make it easier to troubleshoot your data center Linux servers. Jack Wallen explains how it works.<p>It's a rare occasion that your …

Linux

​Re-engineering Xen: The important open-source hypervisor gets remodeled

There's a new release of the Xen hypervisor, but it's far more than just a minor update.<p>Xen is open-source royalty. This hypervisor, which runs and …

Xen

BlackTech threat group steals D-Link certificates to spread backdoor malware

The same certificate was used to sign legitimate D-Link software.<p><i>This article originally appeared on our sister site ZDNet.</i><p>Researchers have uncovered …

Information Security

Assess Blockchain for GDPR Compliance

Enterprises looking to enact blockchain technology must now also determine whether or not the information is subject to the EU’s General Data …

Blockchain

The AWS Systems Manager Agent is Now Pre-Installed on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and 18.04 LTS AMIs

With this new feature release, AWS Systems Manager Agent is installed by default on all instances launched or built from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (2018.07 …

Linux

The iPhone's USB Restricted Mode is painfully easy to hack

USB Restricted Mode, a new iOS feature that protects unauthorized access of the data on your iOS device, has a glaring omission that would make it …

iOS

91-year-old man beaten with brick, told 'go back to Mexico'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tears glistened on the black and purple bruises covering 91-year-old Rodolfo Rodriguez's face as he described being attacked by a group of people while going for a walk on the Fourth of July.<p>"I can't walk anymore," Rodriguez said in Spanish. "I'm in so much pain."<p>He'll be turning 92 in …

Crime

17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …

Motivation

What's it like to interview at Amazon?

We aspire to make interviewing at Amazon as frustration-free as our shopping experience. Because of this, we have several guides available on …

interviewing

How to become a developer: A cheat sheet

If you are interested in pursuing a career in development and don't know where to start, here's your go-to guide to salaries, skills, and the best …

Employment

What If Trump Has Been a Russian Asset Since 1987?

On June 14, 2016, the Washington <i>Post</i> reported that Russian hackers had broken into the Democratic National Committee’s files and gained access to its …

Donald Trump

Apple’s Shortcuts will flip the switch on Siri’s potential

At WWDC, Apple pitched Shortcuts as a way to ”take advantage of the power of apps” and “expose quick actions to Siri.” These will be suggested by the OS, can be given unique voice commands and will even be customizable with a dedicated Shortcuts app.<p>But because this new feature won’t let Siri …

Apps

How to Use Fibonacci Retracement Levels When Day Trading

Moves in a trending direction are called impulses, and moves against a trend are called pullbacks. Fibonacci retracement levels highlight a few areas …

Mathematics

7 Places to Learn to Program — for Free!

Over my 10-year internet marketing career, my biggest personal competitive advantage was having an electrical engineering degree and being …

Online Education

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

Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials

A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly.<p>Based on decades of research, the resolution says that mother’s milk is …

Breast Feeding

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YouTube

Lay Out Your Code Like You'd Lay Out Your House

Imagine you wake up and get up to brush your teeth. You go to the "brooms and brushes" room to get your tooth brush. Then, you go to the "cleaning …

Software Development

Building 101: How to Work With a Contractor to Create Your Dream Home

Here's what you need to know before undergoing a building project with a contractor but no architect.<p>Previously, we covered the best practices for working in tandem with a contractor and architect. If you choose not to employ an architect, here are the steps to take to make sure the process goes as …

Home Improvement

Re-Architecting for the Cloud: Optimize Your Migration Strategy

Re-architecting for the cloud is never easy, but following some key steps can result in an optimized strategy that positions your company for cloud …

Business Technology

21 Delicious Recipes You Can Vacuum Seal And Save For Later

~Freeze~ ya later.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

Cooking

The Best and Worst Olive Oil from the Grocery Store

Illustration by Lauren Kolm<p><i>Don't waste your bread on motor oil.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared on Myrecipes.com by Lissa Townsend Rodgers.</i><p>Olive oil is …

Italian Food

Dancing with OAuth: a step by step guide

<i>This post was originally published in freeCodeCamp</i><p>Most of the times I try to learn something new and put it into practice, I quickly start to feel …

Software Development

Trump Cites Iran Media Story About Obama That Fox News Commentator Calls 'Made Up BS'

President Donald Trump has shared the claims of a senior Iranian cleric who said that former President Barack Obama granted 2,500 Iranian visas—many …

Trump pressed aides on Venezuela invasion, US official says

As a meeting last August in the Oval Office to discuss sanctions on Venezuela was concluding, President Donald Trump turned to his top aides and asked an unsettling question: With a fast unraveling Venezuela threatening regional security, why can't the U.S. just simply invade the troubled …

Venezuela