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Slow MariaDB Load of MySQL Dump

I have a MySQL dump file generated from a MySQL 5.5.53 database. I am loading it on into a MariaDB 10.0.29 database. It is significantly slower …

Databases

A programmer came up with a hilarious way to shut down dangerous Windows scammers

Have you ever been online when a window pops up saying your computer has a virus and urging you to call Microsoft Support — or Apple Support — at the number provided?<p>That's a support scam, Microsoft says, and it's trying to trick you into downloading malware or handing over your credit card info — …

Fraud

Talk of tech innovation is bullsh*t. Shut up and get the work done – says Linus Torvalds

<b>OSLS</b> Linus Torvalds believes the technology industry's celebration of innovation is smug, self-congratulatory, and self-serving.<p>The term of art he …

Linux

How To Install KDE Connect Indicator on Ubuntu

Battery info device is missing from my indicator<p><b>KDE Connect is an awesome way to get Android notifications on your Linux desktop, send files to and</b> …

Ubuntu

Openshot 2.2 Released With 4K Editing, Improved Performance

<b>It’s been a few years since the OpenShot Kickstarter campaign end successfully, but progress on the ‘next generation’ version of OpenShot has been,</b> …

Dinosaur explains Trump policies better than Trump!

Donald Trump is actually the corporate triceratops, Mr. Richfield, from the 90's TV show sitcom, "Dinosaurs".

Documentaries

Congress Quietly Passes New Rule Allowing House Members To Hide Records From Ethics Probes

Politicians can now shield expenditures from investigations.<p>Just when you thought ethics standards couldn’t get much worse on Capitol Hill... It’s emerged that the House GOP quietly changed a rule last week to allow members to keep their records hidden from ethics or criminal investigations.<p>The …

7 Classic Dungeons & Dragons Adventures Are Coming Back

<i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> publisher Wizards of the Coast has just announced a return to classic dungeon crawling in their upcoming <i>Tales from the Yawning</i> …

Browser autofill used to steal personal details in new phishing attack

Chrome, Safari, Opera and extensions such as LastPass can be tricked into leaking private information using hidden text boxes, developer finds<p>Your browser or password manager’s autofill might be inadvertently giving away your information to unscrupulous phishers using hidden text boxes on …

Mattel's Aristotle is a $300 child-friendly Echo alternative

Young people are voracious consumers of technology, but ensuring their experience is one that’s safe and appropriate is pretty hard. A great example of this went viral just a few days ago, when an Amazon Echo Dot reeled off a list of adult-oriented search results to a bemused toddler, and was …

Stan 2.14 released for R and Python; fixes bug with sampler - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science

Stan 2.14 is out and it fixes the sampler bug in Stan versions 2.10 through 2.13.<p><b>Critical update</b><p>It’s critical to update to Stan 2.14. See:<p>The other …

C++

Assembly Language and Shellcoding on Linux « SecurityTube Training

The <b>SecurityTube Linux Assembly Expert (SLAE)</b> aims to teach the basics of assembly language on the Linux platform from a security perspective and its …

The Secret to Solving a Rubik's Cube in Under Two Minutes

The Secret to Solving a Rubik's Cube in Under Two Minutes<p>LIKE US ON FACEBOOK<p>filed under: puzzle, video<p>Hungarian professor of architecture Ernö Rubik …

8 podcasts every woman should listen to

The world is noisier than ever, and it's difficult to get a clear perspective from women who are facing society's gender assumptions and …

March on Washington and beyond: How women are resisting Donald Trump

Female political opposition to the president-elect has cropped up in places as unlikely as Teen Vogue<p>On Nov. 8, America elected a sexual predator to the presidency. Despite reeling from a collective gut punch, women who were opposed to President-elect Donald Trump channeled their sadness and rage …

Liberal POV

15 Super Smart Ways to Use the IKEA Kallax Bookcase

The IKEA Expedit (lately reborn as the Kallax) has, like a lot of classics, an incredibly simple design. And like a lot of IKEA pieces, it lends …

Follow the “500 Rule” to Take the Best Pictures of the Night Sky

Night sky photography is a lot of fun, but it’s also challenging. Provided you have the right equipment, it mostly comes down to tweaking your camera …

Make 2017 the year you become an elite coder with this top-down training

It’s one of those perennial New Year’s resolutions for the tech-inclined: learning to code. If you’re in the dark about where to start, look no further than this Learn to Code 2017 course collection. You can now get this 10-pack of coding tutorials from TNW Deals… for any price you want to pay.<p>To …

Web Design

27 Brilliant Home And Decor Projects You Can Make Yourself

This is not a drill! (But you will need one for these projects.)<p>1. Put together a custom centerpiece perfect for displaying your garden’s best blooms.<p>This one’s cut down to a square with mitered corners, but you could also make it one long piece. Get the tutorial here.<p>2. Or use the same mitering …

Bargain 5 Node Cluster of PINE A64+

<b>Building a 5-node cluster for under £75 (£175 including five quadcore PINE A64+s)</b><p>After the interest in my cluster of Raspberry Pi 3s in April, I was …

Pinebook Linux Laptop Unveiled From Just $89

Anyone in the market for an affordable Linux laptop may be worth checking out the new Pinebook Linox laptop which will soon be available in two …

Women in science pledge to combat hate

<b>Almost 10,000 women working in science have signed an open letter pledging to combat discrimination and "anti-science sentiment" following the US election.</b><p>A group of scientists drafted the letter with the initial aim of building a network of 500 women.<p>In the six days since its publication, 8,800 …

Women in Science

Perl and the Art Market in a Time of Historical Turmoil

<i>As a user of the Perl programming language for more than fifteen years, I’m always eager to hear of new ways in which people use Perl. Web</i> …

Perl

How removing . from @INC is about to break CPAN

In Perl 5.26, it will no longer be a safe assumption to assume . is in @INC. This is a good move towards a more secure Perl, but will break the …

Ethical Hacking

Matrix factorization

(This article was first published on <b>sane.a.lytics » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Or fancy words that mean very simple things.<p>At the heart …

Data Science

R as a Programming Language

R Tutorial #7 - Solving systems of linear equations - Statistical Programming Language R

Basic Analytical Techniques | Data Science With R Tutorial

R Programming Tutorial for Beginners - 1 | R Language Tutorial - 1 | R Studio | Edureka