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13 legends that every road cyclist should know

As each year goes by, more and more talented cyclists make a name for themselves with amazing feats of endurance and skill. But among these many …

Cycling

Collection of letters by codebreaker Alan Turing found in filing cabinet

A lost collection of nearly 150 letters from the codebreaker Alan Turing has been uncovered in an old filing cabinet at the University of Manchester.<p>The correspondence, which has not seen the light of day for at least 30 years, contains very little about Turing’s tortured personal life. It does, …

Alan Turing

If you can't manual, build one of these - MBR

Is there anything a bit of 2-by-4 can't do?<p>This video is not a ‘how to manual’ video. It’s a ‘how to build a manual-ing machine’ video. With a bit of …

Linux Load Averages: Solving the Mystery

Load averages are an industry-critical metric – my company spends millions auto-scaling cloud instances based on them and other metrics – but on …

Linux

Tour de France 2017 – in pictures

As this year’s Tour reaches its climax after 20 stages of racing, we bring you some of our favourite images from three weeks of two-wheel action<p>• How the Tour de France unfolded

Road Cycling

How to cycle with clipless pedals

<b>Learning to cycle clipped in is a right of passage for any cyclist, these tips will help make the transition from flat pedals to clipless as seamless</b> …

The Great A.I. Awakening

<b>Prologue: You Are What You Have Read</b><p>Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing for a lecture when he began to notice some peculiar posts rolling in on social media. Apparently Google …

Artificial Intelligence

How To Release Chronically Tight Hamstrings - Monthly Yoga With Abi

<i>About Abi</i> -<br>Abi Carver designs yoga routines for mountain bikers looking to eliminate muscular aches and pains, gain an edge in competition and unlock …

Yoga

Syd Barrett: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Pink Floyd's 'Crazy Diamond'

From a song about an underwear thief to an unreleased art-history tome, read fascinating facts about the doomed genius<p>As the spark that launched Pink …

Barrett

Synology DS916+: how a storage device became our favourite gadget of the year* (*to date)

Something is wrong.<p>After a year jam-packed with exciting new gadgets, with flying robot drones, computers you strap to your wrist, incredible new TVs …

App Store

4 Container Networking Tools to Know

With so many new cloud computing technologies, tools, and techniques to keep track of, it can be hard to know where to start learning new skills. …

How to Install Your Own Cloud Platform with OpenStack in RHEL/CentOS 7

OpenStack is a free and open-source software platform which provides IAAS (infrastructure-as-a-service) for public and private clouds. OpenStack …

OpenStack

These Books Will Make You Nostalgic For the Early Days of Computer Programming

Robots and ‘Space Invader’ aliens help you learn coding fundamentals.<p>Want to take a nostalgic look back at coding in the pre-Web era? Now you can, because educational publisher Usborne has released several books on computer programming from the 80s for free on its website.<p>You might remember Usborne …

The Best Teacher I Never Had

Thirty years ago I went on vacation and fell for Richard Feynman.<p>A friend and I were planning a trip together and wanted to mix a little learning in …

How to Test-Drive OpenStack

pPerhaps you want to learn OpenStack to further your career, or perhaps you want to test it out to see if it's something that would fit into your …

Linux

Gene Amdahl, The Man Behind The Mainframe, Dies At Age 92

His work remains in computer design today<p>Gene Amdahl, the man credited with pioneering mainframe design at IBM, died on Tuesday at the age of 92. Growing up without electricity in South Dakota, Amdahl went on to study engineering physics and theoretical physics. When he was in graduate school at …

South Dakota

How Linux was born, as told by Linus Torvalds himself

Linux is 24 years old today. In 1996, he told me how it all started.<p>One of the most famous messages in all computing was posted exactly 24 years ago …

Linux

Jaw-Dropping Compilation of Nature Timelapses in Ultra HD

WANDERMENT is the result of a 12-month collection of 4K time-lapse sequences captured by the artists at Upthink Lab, an award-winning production …

Yoga to the Rescue!

Why twisting like a pretzel can improve your riding—and how to do it right<p>Years of cycling had taken its toll on my flexibility, posture, core stability, and riding position. In the past, friends and colleagues had suggested yoga, but I resisted. Training to me was always about hard work and …

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Samsung wants to kill hard drives with new high-efficiency SSDs

For the first time, Samsung has starting producing SSDs using (wait for it) 3-bit multi-level-cell, 3D Vertical NAND flash memory, better known as TLC V-NAND. So, who in the actual hell cares? You might, if you're planning on buying an SSD or computer soon. Samsung's current V-NAND technology has …

Review: CarPlay has promise, but the road to perfection is long

With Pioneer now offering aftermarket CarPlay support through their existing NEX displays, I got the chance to finally test drive CarPlay (without having to buy a new car) and see how Apple’s driving-optimized iPhone experience performs on the road.<p>Apple describes CarPlay as “a smarter, safer way …

Firmware Update Brings CarPlay to Selected Pioneer Products – MacStories

Pioneer has today issued firmware updates for several of their aftermarket in-dash receivers that brings direct support for Apple's CarPlay software. The firmware update is available for users of Pioneer's AVIC-F60DAB, AVIC-F960DAB, AVIC-F960BT, AVIC-F860BT and the AVH-X8600BT dashboard systems, as …

Apps

Hey, Apple! What happened to ‘It just works’?

Apple enjoyed a stellar week when it announced its new iPhones.<p>I cannot ignore iOS 8.0.1.<p>The HealthKit fiasco was a big problem for many app developers.<p>Those shiny new iPhones are little more than big iPod touches at this point.<p>I don’t remember an Apple cock-up this amateurish.

Buggy

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

Mindblowing anamorphic 3D drawings by Alessandro Diddi

Italian artist Alessandro Diddi creates beautiful anamorphic 3D sketches.<p>He shares them on DeviantArt and his personal website.<p>[via Asylum Art]

Banish back pain with these 10 simple exercises anyone can try

You’re out for a long ride and an hour or so in you’re feeling super strong. But, as time goes on, a niggling tightness starts to develop in your …

Workouts

Take 75: Great Solos In Blue Note Records History

Blue Note Records has been many things over the course of its 75 years: a label responsible for blinding jazz innovations, a home for the titans of hard bop and soul jazz, a place for smart, sly, jazz-inflected pop creations.<p>One constant running throughout its history is improvisation. Its records …

The History of the Modern Graphics Processor

The evolution of the modern graphics processor begins with the introduction of the first 3D add-in cards in 1995, followed by the widespread adoption …

Retrogaming