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Research Paper Refutes Threat to Bitcoin Posed by Quantum Computing

Jeffrey A. Tucker has penned an article to accompany a little-reported research paper that was published last October. The economics writer met with …

Quantum Computing

MagPi 70: Home automation with Raspberry Pi

Hey folks, Rob here! It’s the last Thursday of the month, and that means it’s time for a brand-new The MagPi. Issue 70 is all about home automation …

Microcontroller

Zero Downtime AWS ALB Deployments

Introduction<p>The AppOptics APM and infrastructure monitoring SaaS runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Our AppOptics metrics API is a key part of that …

DevOps

Adjust these Facebook privacy settings to protect your personal data | ZDNet

​Facebook knows a lot about you<p>Facebook knows a lot about you. And so do the third-party app makers and partners in the social network's …

Opinion: These 4 companies will be the big early winners from the $326 billion push to 5G

With the commercialization of 5G cellphone technology slated to begin in early 2019, it’s a good time to start talking about 5G’s value to …

Internet of Things

Como usar melhor seus conhecimentos para crescer na carreira

É preciso saber escolher o que aprender e aplicar o conhecimento no dia a dia<p>O investidor bilionário Warren Buffett investe 80% do seu tempo lendo e …

The 10 Statistical Techniques Data Scientists Need to Master

This was a basic run-down of some basic statistical techniques that can help a data science program manager and or executive have a better …

Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

HONG KONG (AP) — David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help …

Each U.S. Family Trashes 400 iPhones’ Worth of E-Waste a Year

A new report warns of billions of dollars lost around the world as countries fail to recycle a glowing glut of electronics waste.<p>Imagine a 176-pound (80 kilogram) pile of discarded products with a battery or plug in your living room. That’s how much e-waste the average American household of four …

E-waste

Bitcoin Mining Guzzles Energy—And Its Carbon Footprint Just Keeps Growing

<i>This story originally appeared on Grist and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>If you’re like me, you’ve probably been ignoring the bitcoin …

Apple HomePod: Everything we know about the launch date, specs and price

It's go time. You can now preorder the Apple HomePod. (Here's how to do it.) The company's inaugural smart speaker will hit store shelves on Feb. 9 in the US, UK and Australia.<p>The release will conclude the HomePod's tumultuous prologue, which started with rumors of a standalone Siri-powered speaker …

Smart Homes

Turn an old monitor into a wall display with a Raspberry Pi

So you have an unused Raspberry Pi -- or five -- lying around and you don't know what to do with it. You're not alone, even if there are hundreds of projects at the ready.<p>You can turn it into a Minecraft machine, a music streamer for your living room, an Alexa speaker and many other things. But one …

Raspberry Pi

4 Myths About Innovation That "Gurus" Love To Tell | Inc.com

Go to any innovation conference and you're sure to be amazed. Someone will stand up on stage and show you how to unleash creativity in your organization, develop pathbreaking products and run circles around your competition. Step by step, you will be walked through the principles by which you will …

Innovation

Microsoft manages to cram artificial intelligence on the Raspberry Pi 3 PC board

The Raspberry Pi 3 is one of the most popular devices you can buy. For $35, this inexpensive all-in-one computer board can be used to power numerous …

Machine Learning

Here Are (Approximately) 3000 Free Data Sources You Can Use Right Now

If you need data about government activity, the welfare of Mother Earth and her children, finance, economies, industry, weather and climate, or any of a myriad of social and scientific concerns, you can get it right now, free of charge.<p>Thousands of municipal, state, and national governments now …

Open Data

Creamy Lemon Chicken Recipe by Tasty

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …

Personalization

Google open-sources mobile-first computer vision models for TensorFlow

Google is helping smartphones better recognize images without requiring massive power consumption, thanks to a new set of models the company released today. Called MobileNets, the pre-trained image recognition models let developers pick between a set of models that vary in size and accuracy to best …

Amazon’s $150 Million Typo Is a Lightning Rod for a Big Cloud Problem - MIT Technology Review

If you’re going to put all your data in the cloud, you want it to be a well-built cloud. This week, Amazon—the world’s largest provider of such …

Cloud Computing

The Hidden Risks Of Watching Porn Online

It’s not just those scary pop-ups you need to worry about.<p>With plain HTTP, anyone – like hackers, the government, or snooping neighbors – sitting between your browser and the webserver can see what’s moving back and forth.<p>“Live cam” sites, like Chaturbate, LiveJasmin, and Bongacams, are more likely …

Upcoming 'Final Fantasy XV' DLC Delayed Due To Similarities With 'Power Rangers'

In less than a week since the Magitek Exosuit DLC was announced for <i>Final Fantasy XV</i>, it seems that it will now be delayed due to its similarities to the outfits used in <i>Power Rangers</i>.<p>In a recent live stream with Hajime Tabata, the director of <i>Final Fantasy XV</i>, and marketing manager Akio Ofuji, they …

Power Rangers

UBS wealth chief on fintech: 'We are beyond fighting'

Dirk Klee told Business Insider: "The key takeaway is that we as incumbents, we have long moved on to a full collaboration model."<p>Klee was speaking to BI at the Economist's Finance Disrupted event in London last week, which brought together mainstream finance companies with fintech startups looking …

PS4 Is Finally Getting External Hard Drive Support

If you, like me, are sick of your PS4 telling you that it’s out of space, here is some game-changing news: Sony is adding external hard drive support …

How to Take the Best Pictures with a Dual-Lens Camera

Some of the biggest names in the smartphone business—including Apple, LG and Huawei—now make phones with dual-lens cameras installed, and other …

8 Costly Flight Booking Mistakes You Make All the Time

Before you book your next flight, here's how to make sure you're getting the best deal.<p>Whether you travel for pleasure or for business, buying a …

Personal Finance

New PlayStation VR Bundle Announced

The Until Dawn: Rush of Blood package is exclusive to GameStop and EB Games.<p>Sony will release a new PlayStation VR bundle later this month that …

Harvard's complete photography course is now available for free online [updated]

If your resolution for 2017 is to take better photographs than your current blurry, badly composed effort, you’ll want to check out this free MOOC from Harvard University –the school where Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates cut their teeth.<p>ALISON – one of the many repositories of online learning …

Often seen as the pastime of friendless teenagers or a guilty pleasure, there are many huge benefits to playing video games<p>Even now, well into the second decade of the 21st century, we tend to view video games as a guilty pleasure. For anyone over the age of 25, they’re often something you sneak …

Call of Duty

Brain activity is too complicated for humans to decipher. Machines can decode it for us.

Why we need artificial intelligence to study our natural intelligence.<p>Over the past several years, Jack Gallant’s neuroscience lab has produced a string of papers that sound absurd.<p>In 2011, the lab showed it was possible to recreate movie clips just from observing the brain activity of people …

How to use a PlayStation 4 controller with Windows

While Valve just added native support for the DualShock 4 to Steam, not every game supports it, and what about games you bought elsewhere? Here's a …

Living Rooms

The Sharing Economy - What It Is, Examples, And How Big Data, Platforms And Algorithms Fuel It

In the future, we may own much less and share much more. And if we do, it will all be down to big data.<p>In the last century, owning things was the marker of the middle class. Those who had more money could own more things. But as manufacturing became less expensive, the barrier to owning a great …

Kitchens