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The Paleo pumpkin bread recipe from Lauren Conrad’s fave nutritionist

<i>Each week we spotlight a healthy-delish recipe that’s truly genius (and easy to make) from someone who’s wowed us in the food world. We’re talking</i> …

25 Best Open Source Alternatives For Expensive Applications In 2018

Why we are still fond of <b>expensive applications</b> like Microsoft Windows, Adobe, Autodesk etc. when there are a lot of <b>open source alternatives</b> to …

Watch: Edward Snowden Shows How To Make Your Phone ‘Go Black’

Edward Snowden, who is best known for leaking top secret information about NSA surveillance activities in 2013, has worked tirelessly to inform …

Pianist turns well-known ring tones into classical masterpieces

Certain ring tones have become extremely famous over the years — especially the default ones that people just can’t be bothered to change. Take …

Some guy has beaten Dark Souls 3's first boss using a dance pad

Beating Dark Souls games using unconventional tools is a popular sport on the internet. Folk have beaten early instalments of the series using drum …

PC Gaming

Windows Encryption Showdown: VeraCrypt vs Bitlocker

When you really need to keep your files safe and secure, you need encryption. We’ve covered the basics before, and even rounded up your favorite …

Technically Speaking: Encryption, hashing and salting explained

You can't know everything. Unfortunately, try telling that to your family -- who've heard about encryption now, and want you to explain it to them. …

IT security

Introduction · mostly-adequate-guide (old)

The mind behind Linux

Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice -- first with the Linux kernel, which helps power the Internet, and again with Git, the source code …

Simple Ajax Uploader

A Javascript plugin for cross-browser Ajax file uploading. Supports drag and drop, CORS, and multiple file uploading with progress bars. Works in …

jQuery

Ask HN: How do you manage your SSH keys?

Do you prefer tryping your passphrase every time you use them or you use an agent; if you use an agent, is it 'ssh-agent' or a frontend utility (e.g, …

This tech legend perfectly nails why the government shouldn't spy on you even if you have nothing to hide

It's especially prescient against the backdrop of Apple's ongoing fight over encryption with the FBI, and as a US Senator reportedly works on a bill that would make it a crime for companies not to have a "backdoor" to decipher private messages.<p>Interestingly enough, Zimmerman himself became the …

Privacy

How to customise your Linux desktop: i3 Window Manager

The i3 Window Manager is an extremely lightweight, fast, text-oriented alternative to the other Desktop Environments and Window Managers I have …

This Man Has Been Living On Bitcoin For 3 Years

Since February 2013, when he became the first hire at Bitcoin startup Coinbase, Olaf Carlson-Wee has been living, as much as he can, on the digital currency.<p>The 26-year-old head of special projects elected to get paid in the cryptocurrency when a single coin was about $20-$30. (As of press time, …

Cryptocurrency

pybind11 — Seamless operability between C++11 and Python

<b>pybind11</b> is a lightweight header-only library that exposes C++ types in Python and vice versa, mainly to create Python bindings of existing C++ code. …

Day 6 - Apache Mesos and the Rise of the Datacenter OS

Written by: Roger Ignazio (@rogerignazio)<br>Edited by: Justin Garrison (@rothgar)<i>Roger Ignazio is an Infrastructure Automation Engineer at Mesosphere</i> …

How to Build a Simple Advent Calendar in JavaScript

Advent is the period of waiting and preparing for Christmas which begins four Sundays before Christmas eve. The passing of Advent time is …

Glenn Greenwald: Why the CIA is smearing Edward Snowden after the Paris attacks

Decent people see tragedy and barbarism when viewing a terrorism attack. American politicians and intelligence officials see something else: opportunity.<p>Bodies were still lying in the streets of Paris when<p>CIAoperatives began exploiting the resulting fear and anger to advance long-standing political …

Surveillance

Edward Snowden Explains How To Reclaim Your Privacy

LAST MONTH, I met Edward Snowden in a hotel in central Moscow, just blocks away from Red Square. It was the first time we’d met in person; he first …

Privacy

The web has deluded you, and don’t pretend it hasn’t

The internet can give us the illusion of knowledge, making us think we are smarter than we really are. Fortunately, there may be a cure for our arrogance, writes psychologist Tom Stafford.<p>The internet has a reputation for harbouring know-it-alls. Commenters on articles, bloggers, even your old …

Psychology

Overview of Python Visualization Tools

Introduction<p>In the python world, there are multiple options for visualizing your data. Because of this variety, it can be really challenging to …

Python Programming

Stop forcing your arbitrary password rules on me.

I recently read a blog post on forcing more complex passwords. I’m all for more security, but I don’t think these kinds of techniques are the best …

With CodinGame, Learning To Code Becomes A Game

French startup CodinGame just raised $1.6 million from Isai for its innovative code learning platform. As the name suggests, CodinGame is all about games — not game development, not gamification, just plain games. The logic behind each exercise is tied to an actual game so that you get visual …

Programming

Scaling Basecamp and making it insanely fast with CTO and Rails Founder, David H. Hansson

What scale is Basecamp running at? Give us some stats <i><br>2:44</i><p>15 million users (keep in mind they are private and they choose which numbers to release and …

Insanity In Education: Making The Same Mistakes

<b>Insanity In Education: 52 Mistakes We Make Over And Over Again</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>The context for this one is simple enough–what mistakes do we constantly …

Python wats

A "wat" is what I call a snippet of code that demonstrates a counterintuitive edge case of a programming language. (The name comes from this …

Learn it Faster: The Complete Linux Kernel in a Single Map

<i>Short Bytes: Today, we are sharing an interactive Linux Kernel map that will teach you the basics and understand the various subsystems. Take a …