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Sucking carbon dioxide from air is cheaper than scientists thought

NEWS<p>Estimated cost of geoengineering technology to fight climate change has plunged since a 2011 analysis.<p>Jeff Tollefson<p>Search for this author in:<p>Pub …

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How an Aspiring ‘It’ Girl Tricked New York’s Party People — and Its Banks

Photography by Sergio Corvacho<p>Above, Anna Delvey.<p>It started with money, as it so often does in New York. A crisp $100 bill slipped across the smooth …

Martin Shkreli

Mas Subramanian's Quest for a Billion-Dollar Red

Subramanian is 64 and short, with a slight paunch and a dark mustache that curls down the sides of his mouth. Raised in Chennai, on the southeastern …

Be careful what you copy: Invisibly inserting usernames into text with Zero-Width Characters

Don’t want to read? Try the demo<p>Zero-width characters are invisible, ‘non-printing’ characters that are not displayed by the majority of …

Does a Hacker Hero Always Have to Have a Past?

Marcus Hutchins was still recovering from the night before as he settled into a lounge at the Las Vegas airport one afternoon this past August. …

Employment

David Hogg is mad as hell

After surviving a school shooting, Hogg and his classmates have become some of the leading — if unlikely — voices on gun reform.<p>The first thing I …

Guns

I've Just Launched "Pwned Passwords" V2 With Half a Billion Passwords for Download

<b>Presently sponsored by:</b> Raygun APM is here! Now you can monitor every part of your application, together, in one place.Last August, I launched a …

IT security

The search for Jackie Wallace | NOLA.com

Jackie Wallace - Fumbles and recoveries<p>Jackie Wallace - Fumbles and recoveries<p>Jackie Wallace - Fumbles and recoveries<p>Jackie Wallace - Fumbles and …

Scaling openings.moe

<b>This is a blog post that was suggested by a puny little tweet - The infrastructure behind openings.moe. I could make a nerdy post about how it works,</b> …

Daniel Ellsberg Is Still Thinking About the Papers He Didn’t Get to Leak

“Keeping secrets was my career,” Daniel Ellsberg says. “I didn’t lose the aptitude for that when I put out the Pentagon Papers.” This might come as a …

I’m harvesting credit card numbers and passwords from your site. Here’s how.

The following is a true story. Or maybe it’s just based on a true story. Perhaps it’s not true at all.<p>It’s been a frantic week of security …

The Prisoner

Every once in a while, Edwin Debrow dreams that he is a boy again. He is standing in a field of freshly mowed grass. It is a warm day, with no clouds …

Crime

Cheap Tricks: The Low Cost of Internet Harassment

It was 10 a.m. on a hot, humid Tuesday in August when I decided I could finally relax. After a frantic weekend of finishing a big story — and typing …

Using SVG as placeholders — More Image Loading Techniques - José M. Pérez

I’m passionate about image performance optimisation and making images load fast on the web. One of the most interesting areas of exploration is …

Ads don't work so websites are using your electricity to pay the bills

With the continuing collapse in online advertising revenues, websites are turning to other methods to pay their hosting bills – including using visitors’ computers and phones to mine cryptocurrency.<p>It’s a controversial practice, with some likening it to running malware on visitor’s computers, but …

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What Being a Female Hacker Is Really Like

<i>Amanda Rousseau is a malware researcher at Endgame and the founder of fashion-meets-cybersecurity blog VanitySec.</i><p>If I asked you to picture a hacker, you’d probably imagine a guy in a hoodie living in his mom’s basement. If you did, you’re not alone. To be honest, hackers have gotten quite a skewed …

White Hat

URLs are UI

What a great title. "URLs are UI." Pithy, clear, crisp. Very true. I've been saying it for years. Someone on Twitter said "this is the professional …

An interview with Ben Uretsky and Julia Austin, CEO and CTO of DigitalOcean

How DigitalOcean got started, how they managed to position it in the market, how they overcame the technical and economic challenges they faced along …

★ Perfect Ten

In January 2007, 26 minutes into his Macworld Expo keynote address, Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone with his justly-famous “three revolutionary …

The Life, Death, and Legacy of iPhone Jailbreaking

How a ragtag group of young hackers made the iPhone what it is today.<p><i>This article includes both original reporting from Motherboard and reporting fro</i><i>m</i> The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone<i>.</i><p>The window shades are halfway down, leaving the bedroom dim. It's a grim day in Bassano del Grappa, …

All Thumbs, Why Reach Navigation Should Replace the Navbar in iOS Design

The Navbar is Tapped Out<p>The UINavigationBar, navbarfor short, has been around since the original iPhone. Historically, navbars have been convenient …

R. Preston McAfee

Elon Musk has brought the issue of whether we are a simulation to the attention of the public. However, he failed to provide the best arguments for …

Why WannaCry ransomware took down so many businesses

Not everyone was surprised when ransomware infected 300,000 machines in 150 countries.<p>The ransomware, called WannaCry, targeted businesses running outdated Windows machines. It leveraged an exploit -- a tool designed to take advantage of a security hole -- leaked in a batch of hacking tools …

How to Accidentally Stop a Global Cyber Attacks

So finally I’ve found enough time between emails and Skype calls to write up on the crazy events which occurred over Friday, which was supposed to be …

Stop Shaming Your Users for Micro Conversions

<b>Summary:</b> Manipulinks make users feel bad about themselves in order to convince them to accept an offer or sign up for a newsletter.<br>A problematic …

Our Machines Now Have Knowledge We’ll Never Understand

The new availability of huge amounts of data, along with the statistical tools to crunch these numbers, offers a whole new way of understanding the …

The Future of Workflow

I've loved Workflow since the first beta I was sent in August 2014. Workflow is my most-used iOS app of all time, and, in many ways, it is the reason my iPad Pro can be my primary computer. I've written thousands of words on the app and have created hundreds of workflows for myself and others over …

Why I left Mac for Windows: Apple has given up

If you ask anyone who knows me, I’m probably the biggest Apple fan they know. Ask for a suggestion of what computer to get, and I’ll almost certainly …

The Future of Not Working

<b>The village is</b> poor, even by the standards of rural Kenya. To get there, you follow a power line along a series of unmarked roads. Eventually, that power line connects to the school at the center of town, the sole building with electricity. Homesteads fan out into the hilly bramble, connected by …

Snowden's First Move Against the NSA Was a Party in Hawaii

It was December 11, 2012, and in a small art space behind a furniture store in Honolulu, NSA contractor Edward Snowden was working to subvert the …