KEN WAMSLEY SOMETIMES DREAMS that he’s playing softball again. He’ll be at center field, just like when he played slow pitch back in his teens, or pounding the ball over the fence as the crowd goes wild. Other times, he’s somehow inexplicably back at work in the lab. Wamsley calls them nightmares, these stories that
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Building a real-time user action counting system for ads Pinterest EngineeringBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing Jul 13, 2018 Del Bao, Software engineer, Ads Infrastructure Guodong Han and Jian Fang, Software engineers, Serving System The Pinterest ads team’s mission is to provide the best experience for both Pinners and advertisers. Our ads system is a real-time bidding system that delivers targeted ads
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Snap CFO Tim Stone is leaving the company, according to documents Snap filed with the SEC today. “Tim has made a big impact in his short time on our team and we are very grateful for all of his hard work,” Snap CEO Evan Spiegel wrote in a memo, obtained by TechCrunch, to employees. “I
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The Ethereum Core Developers and the Ethereum Security Community were made aware of the potential Constantinople-related issues identified by ChainSecurity on January 15, 2019. We are investigating any potential vulnerabilities and will follow with updates in this blog post and across social media channels. Out of an abundance of caution, key stakeholders around the Ethereum
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Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.    We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today. Head over to our main post for more deals, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a chance
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SEEKING WORK – REMOTE – Site Reliability Engineer Location: Monroe, MI Technologies: Linux, AWS, Ansible, Python, Golang Email: nick at mnxsolutions com Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) – I manage a team of US based SRE’s. We are experienced, and available for hire as a dedicated member of your team. Some details at https://www.mnxsolutions.com/services/linux-server-managemen…
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[embedded content] In many an audio engineering course, I’ve come across the Fourier Transform, an idea so fundamental in sound production that it seems essential for everyone to know it. My limited understanding was, you might say, functional. It’s some kind of mathematical reverse engineering machine that turns waveforms into frequencies, right? Yes, but it’s
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Photo: Daria Shevtsova (Pexels) The actual cost of anything at a hospital is a mystery until you get the bill, but as of January 1, 2019, hospitals must post a list of all their prices online. It can be confusing, near-unreadable, and hard to find, but it’s there. Somewhere. Quartzy looked for these lists on
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Image: Annie Spratt on Unsplash It might be time to rethink which target-date fund you’re investing in with a different calculation in mind. To summarize, target-date funds are mutual funds designed by brokers to align with your retirement year. They rebalance periodically, becoming more conservative as you approach your target year. They’re easy, hands-off products
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When making a cocktail, the shaker serves several functions. It mixes, aerates, and rapidly chills ingredients, and—as writer Chelsea Fagan pointed out on Twitter—there’s no need to limit the tool to an alcoholic happy hour. Advertisement Shaking any simple beverage you want super chilled and a little frothy is a delicious idea, but you can
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Fasting is enjoying a surge in popularity, thanks to proponents who claim it activates weight loss. Everyone these days, it seems, is skipping their breakfasts or drinking only water every third day. But is fasting actually good for you? And (more importantly to some) will it make you lose weight? The short answer is yes,
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In the 2017–18 theater season, 63 percent of the 13.8 million tickets sold to performances of Broadway shows were bought by tourists who live outside New York City and its suburbs. No other American city can make a comparable claim. Despite the high quality of theater elsewhere in the U.S., New York remains America’s only
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The afternoon of Friday, April 27, 2012 was a mild and sunny one in Detroit. With temperatures hovering in the low 50s, employees around the city were no doubt eager to escape their offices and enjoy a little of the spring weather. But by Monday morning, the atmosphere in one Corktown business had chilled considerably.
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LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday suffered a humiliating defeat over her plan to withdraw Britain from the European Union, thrusting the country further into political chaos with only 10 weeks to go until it is scheduled to leave the bloc. The 432-to-202 vote to reject her plan was the biggest defeat in
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Illustration: Reddit/Nick Douglas The cool thing about Reddit is that you can subscribe to just the subreddits you like, and ignore everything you don’t. The smaller, more specialized subreddits are the best, but they’re harder to find. The new tool sayit helps you find them. Sayit shows a network map of subreddits, judging their similarity
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Photo: Pexels I used to hate the gym—not because of actual exercise per se, but purely because I was so self-conscious. I was obsessed with the idea that I’d be criticized for my shoddy squat form or brief five minutes on the treadmill—and then exiled from my gym forever, cast off onto the island of
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“We’re a family that celebrates,” my son once said during one of our many celebratory dinners for who-knows-what occasion. “We sure are,” I said, as the three of us clinked our glasses together, the way we always do in a restaurant. Advertisement I have always been someone who loves to go all out for birthdays
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Photo: Jack Taylor (Getty Images) Your heart beats fast when you’re exercising hard, and slower when you’re resting or sleeping. Your Apple Watch is taking your pulse all day long, and wants to tell you allllll about it. Some major caveats on everything we’re about to say: first, everybody is different, so if your numbers
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Hello everyone, and welcome back to Will It Casserole, the column where we see what meals, dishes, and cuisines can be re-imagined and transformed into casseroles. It’s a new year, which means it’s time to pick our very first casserole project of 2019. Turn That Last Bit of Leftover Turkey Into a Cheesy Casserole If
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This winter kicked off with record-setting snow and freezing temperatures — and we’re not even halfway through, which means many of us have weeks or months of snow (and snow shoveling) to look forward to. Municipal codes generally require residents to clear snow and ice from the sidewalks on their properties within a certain period
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Mystro is an automation app that allows drivers to safely and easily run Uber, Lyft and other platforms simultaneously. Check us out: https://www.inc.com/julie-walmsley/this-y-combinator-grad-charges-12-a-month-to-help-drivers-cheat-on-uber-earn-more-cash.html We are looking someone who can learn rapidly, work independently as part of a small fast-moving team, and contribute in a wide range of areas as we continue to improve the Mystro
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Unbabel’s “Translation as a Service” platform allows modern enterprises to understand and be understood by their customers in dozens of languages. Powered by AI and refined by a global community of tens of thousands of human linguists, Unbabel delivers professional-grade content at the scale required by modern enterprises like Facebook, Microsoft, Under Armour, Pinterest and
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Jump to navigation Jump to search Universe Sandbox Developer(s) Dan Dixon Christian Herold Georg Steinröhder Thomas Grønneløv Eric Hilton Naomi Goldenson Chad Jenkins Initial release May 2008 Stable release 2.2 / October 1, 2012 Operating system Microsoft Windows Type Educational software License Proprietary commercial software Website universesandbox.com Universe Sandbox is an interactive space gravity simulator video
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Another week comes along and with it, another assault on CSS. It’s turning into a bit of a trend—particularly in the JavaScript community—to crap on CSS wherever possible. I could lambaste those who frequently do this, but instead, I thought I’d write about CSS positively to counter the falsities that are spread over the tech
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Fasting glucose and A1C tests done over the past few years show me at low risk for diabetes. But these tests don’t necessarily capture how much blood sugar “spikes” after meals–something that may be a better predictor of disease risk. Such blood sugar spikes can be minimized with a suitable diet, but what that diet
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From time to time we come across a story of an app being removed from the Play Store unjustly and the developer getting frustrated with the lack of warning or communication, and more frustratingly, the absence of a valid reason. The case of popular apps Power Shade (500K installs) and Material Notification Shade (1M+ installs) has proven to
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From time to time we come across a story of an app being removed from the Play Store unjustly and the developer getting frustrated with the lack of warning or communication, and more frustratingly, the absence of a valid reason. The case of popular apps Power Shade (500K installs) and Material Notification Shade (1M+ installs) has proven to
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4 text files that go from vague life goals down to concrete hourly tasks: – todo-year.txt : all goals for the year – todo-month.txt : track subset of annual goals to finish this month – todo-week.txt : track all monthly high-level tasks to finish this week – todo.txt : daily task plan based on weekly
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The Embroidered Computer The Embroidered Computer is an exploration into using historic gold embroidery materials and knowledge to craft a programmable 8 bit computer. Solely built from a variety of metal threads, magnetic, glas and metal beads, and being inspired by traditional crafting routines and patterns, the piece questions the appearance of current digital and
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Last month, Hue bulbs were updated with the option to use their most recent settings when powering on, rather than coming on at full brightness. Hue has now announced that users will soon be able to choose what setting lights power on with — full brightness, the last used setting, or a user-defined custom setting.
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Yesterday, a post on Reddit said that Google’s little music streamer that could, Chromecast Audio, had been discontinued. Sadly, that turned out to be true: according to an official statement from Google, the device is no longer being manufactured. A Google spokesperson has confirmed to Android Police that Chromecast Audio has been discontinued, saying: Our product portfolio
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In recent times, there have been a couple of tremendously popular blog posts explaining JOINs using Venn Diagrams. After all, relational algebra and SQL are set oriented theories and languages, so it only makes sense to illustrate set operations like JOINs using Venn Diagrams. Right? Google seems to say so: Everyone uses Venn Diagrams to
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Imagine scientists reviving giant creatures that once roamed the Earth. Well, that’s what arborists are doing today, only they’re cloning saplings from the stumps of the world’s largest, strongest, and longest-lived trees—felled for timber more than a century ago—to create redwood “super groves” that can help fight climate change. “Most redwoods don’t live to be
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These are dark days for supplements. Although they are a $30-plus billion market in the United States alone, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium, beta-carotene, glucosamine, chondroitin, and fish oil have now flopped in study after study. If there was one supplement that seemed sure to survive the rigorous tests, it was vitamin D.
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I’ve been announcing the Open Beta release of my game HexSolve for Android and iOS.  HexSolve was written in Smalltalk and people have been asking me how it’s possible to run Smalltalk on mobile devices.  I thought I’d write up a little description of the technology behind it. I’ve wanted to be able to run
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On January 1st, 2018, I made predictions (here) about self driving cars, Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, and about progress in the space industry. Those predictions had dates attached to them for 32 years up through January 1st, 2050. So, today, January 1st, 2019, is my first annual self appraisal of how well I did. I’ll try
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How many people put a sticky note over their laptop webcams because they’re worried about someone spying on them? Rumors of hackers accessing webcams and USB microphones are ever-present in today’s technological world, but it’s even worse when the manufacturer responsible for a connected camera is the one leaking videos of you. As detailed in
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About Zendar: We are working on a high-resolution radar imaging system which allows for self driving vehicles to see in inclement weather. We are a team of electrical engineers, mechanical engineers and researchers developing the next generation of RADAR technology. Job Description: We are looking for a software engineer to join our team. Historically Zendar
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Does the entire world really need to see where you’re tweeting from? I usually don’t think about how much location data I’m sharing on Twitter, because I don’t think anybody cares about my 1) tweets and 2) where I tweet. However, a new report from Wired has made me rethink my approach. As it turns
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It’s pretty awesome to lift enough weights, or play enough hockey, that you notice more muscle in your butt and thighs. But it’s not so awesome to hulk out of your own clothes, and notice that none of the pants in stores fit you anymore. Professional hockey players often can’t wear store-bought jeans, which we
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Screenshot: Netflix It’s Marie Kondo’s world now, and we’re all just trying to declutter in it. After Kondo’s Netflix show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, based on her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, debuted this month, Americans have gone tidy-crazy. Local and national news sites are reporting that thrift shops are seeing dramatic
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Yesterday afternoon, while walking in the crosswalk, I was hit by a car. The person who hit me was turning into the lane. She should have stopped to let me pass, and the assumption that she would stop at literally any second is why I kept walking. I realized she wasn’t going to stop—she either
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After much debate, our readers chose the Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000 as their favorite work keyboard. This was a really tight contest with each entry netting over 15% of the vote. In fact, each of the runner-ups are worth checking out. The Five Best Work Keyboards, According to Our Readers On Monday, we asked you
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Jerry Ai 是总部位于美国加州硅谷的高科技创新公司,目前在纽约州和加拿大魁北克省均设有分部。 公司由美国名校博士联合创立,联合创始人具有硅谷连续创业经验, 公司已获得美国顶级VC投资。 旗下产品利用大数据和人工智能技术与美国金融机构和保险公司进行数据对接与合作,从而为用户打造最快捷便利的人工智能金融和保险产品选购平台。 工作职责: 设计、开发、测试、部署、维护和改进软件 合理安排各个项目的优先顺序,确保项目按期完成并实现目标成果 我们需要这样的你: 本科及以上学历,计算机,软件工程相关专业 4年以上工作经验,具有一定相关团队建设经验者优先考虑 具备扎实的软件开发基础知识(数据结构,算法等等) 熟悉现代javascript (ES6+). 熟悉javascript工具链以及常用的库. 熟悉Web前段框架,如ReactJs, Vue.js等. 了解服务器端渲染技术,以及React Native移动端开发 了解javascript的最佳实践和一些常用的设计模式。具备编写高效简洁的javascript代码。 会编写和维护规范的测试集。有维护和管理大型代码repo的相关经验并且知道如何维护repo 具备良好的英文沟通能力。 年龄不限 *加分项目: 熟练运用GraphQL以及Apollo 相关产品开发经验 我们的工作地点: 支持远程办公 我们可以提供: 年薪15-25万(优异者可商谈) 业务表现优秀者可协助办理加拿大签证移民 如果您感兴趣,请把您的英文简历发至:[email protected] (邮件主题字段必须包含:资深软件工程师-中国)或点击申请,我们会尽快和您取得联系。 About Jerry.ai: Think insurance shopping is painful and time-consuming? We thought so too. That is why we built jerry.ai to create
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U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary) Individuals seeking employment at Nurx are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us
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Fond is a perks and rewards platform used by over 500 companies across the U.S. from startups competing for top talent to Fortune 500 companies strengthening their employer brands. Fond helps customers build cultures of appreciation and recognition, knowing that happier employees make for better business. Some of our current customers include Salesforce, Sephora, Delta
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Wherever you’re from, whatever your background, Fivetran needs you! At Fivetran, we believe that inclusion and diversity are key to our success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our people and our customers. Making inclusion and diversity a competitive advantage
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Technology from phones to smart homes has been getting safer, smarter, more personalized and immersive. Facial recognition and sensors for biometric authentication, cinema-quality entertainment on the go, and voice recognition to activate multiple virtual assistants that co-exist are now all possible. Evolving needs – such as desiring security and privacy without sacrificing convenience, or immersive
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Galatea Associates | Associate | Boston/Somerville, Tampa Bay, Durham, NC and London | ONSITE Galatea Associates has established a rock-solid reputation among Wall Street investment banks for delivering mission-critical systems in a timely and efficient manner. We’ve built this reputation with our excellent teams and our unique organizational approach. Some of the largest financial firms
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One of the many new services re-invented at AWS’s re:invent conference was the storage of secrets for applications. Secrets in essence are generally things your application may need to run but you don’t really want to put in source control. Things like API keys, password salt, database connection strings and the like. Current ways of
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Photo: Claire Lower I love to start my day with curds and whey; they’re filling, neutral enough to pair deliciously with a variety of plant parts, and (most importantly) speedy. A bowl of cottage cheese takes the same amount of time to prepare as a bowl of cereal, but will keep you fuller for much
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SEEKING WORK | Toronto, ON | Toronto or REMOTE ======================================================================= Location: Toronto ON CA Remote: Yes Willing to relocate: No Technologies: Linux/BSD System Administration, Shell Scripting, Apache, Nginx, MySQL, VMware, Puppet, cfEngine, Cobbler, Foreman, (DevOps Engineering), Retail POS Systems, SLEPOS, working on my AWS Arch, some Python, PHP & Javascript, some Network/Firewall Design, Setup, Maintenance
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Today, Google is showing off auto-translation on smart display speakers, letting you naturally talk to each other with the speaker acting as the translator automatically. It has announced integrations with dozens of well-known brands. It will put Google Assistant on millions more iPhones with a Trojan horse play: integrating it into Google Maps. Google is
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Hi — we’re Retool, a fast way of building internal tools. We launched on HN not too long ago (https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=17725966). We’re profitable, growing quickly, and have raised money from great technical founders, including Paul Graham, John + Patrick Collison, Nat Friedman, Greg Brockman, etc. The market for custom enterprise apps is huge. And we think
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Screenshot: YouTube A couple of popular YouTubers, whose subscribers are largely kids, are coming under criticism for partnering with and promoting a site that entices users to gamble by spending money to open a digital “mystery box.” Jake Paul (17.7 million subscribers) and Bryan “RiceGum” Le (10.7 million subscribers) both have recently promoted MysteryBrand.net, a
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NEWS AND VIEWS 07 January 2019 Scenarios have been discovered in which it is impossible to prove whether or not a machine-learning algorithm could solve a particular problem. This finding might have implications for both established and future learning algorithms. Lev Reyzin Lev Reyzin is in the Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, University
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The Syracuse startup has fielded a fleet of six custom-built hexacopters and worked their magic on apple, cherry, and almond orchards in California and New York with verified success. Adam Fine, co-founder of Dropcopter, and Chief Marketing Officer Mike Winch have beat bees at their game by removing many of the variables and uncertainties that
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Image: 💕🌸 claudia 🌸💕 on Reshot One way to pay off your student loans faster is to, well, make extra payments. But rather than applying additional funds to interest payments only, you can request that they be applied to the principal balance. We’ve written about how to go about doing that here. Another key for
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LONDON — A possible drone sighting prompted officials at London’s Heathrow Airport, the busiest in Europe, to stop all departures on Tuesday evening, less than three weeks after Gatwick, Britain’s second-busiest airport, was shut down for parts of three days because of drone sightings. About an hour later, Heathrow said departures had resumed. “We continue
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It’s always fun to get free things in the mail, especially if they’re a surprise—whether a gift from a friend or loved one or a subtle encouragement from Amazon that you should try out a sponsored product. At least, that’s Amazon’s latest tactic to get you to engage with “products you might love,” according to
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90 Comments By Ellen Byron Ellen Byron The Wall Street Journal Biography @ellenbyron Ellen.Byron@wsj.com Jan. 8, 2019 9:42 a.m. ET Monica Dangerfield works during the hours before her two children wake up. Above, Ms. Dangerfield at her computer before sunrise last month at home near Richmond, Va. Photo: Julia Rendleman for The Wall Street Journal
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Over the holidays, I played a game with my family. My three nieces were at the table, so I did my best to clean up my potty mouth. I was so proud of myself for producing “crap” and “frick” instead of The Bad Words. Apparently, that was not enough; my first-grade niece turned to me
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Every year I take a step back and ask if there are common themes in technology. Sometimes this creates a very backwards looking view, as the most obvious signals are in companies that have been working well for a few years and the trend is really over. Other times the signal turns out to be
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FinCompare | Berlin, Germany | Multiple Roles | Full-time | Visa | Onsite | Fintech | https://fincompare.de 1) Backend Engineer: We are looking for software engineers who love building robust, high-quality product. Tech stack: Python3, Go, MySQL(with JSON fields), Django, AWS. For more information and to apply https://fincompare.recruitee.com/o/senior-backend-engineer-m… 2) Frontend Engineer: Tech stack: React, Redux,
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Product Head of at a YCombinator fintech startup We are RedCarpet – we are a YCombinator and Lightspeed funded lending fintech. As we like to say – “We lend where banks cannot see”. https://www.redcarpetup.com/about/ Some of the press around what we are doing is here. – http://tech.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/technology/yes-bank-taps-ai-to-directly-offer-small-loans-to-students/59484785 – https://www.yesbank.in/media/press-releases/10-start-ups-graduate-from-yes-fintech,-yes-banks-business-accelerator-program-for-fintech-start-ups – https://yourstory.com/2016/05/google-launchpad-india-2016/ – https://youtu.be/xoZsNN9UGlQ?t=301 (Google Launchpad
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SEEKING WORK – (UTC+2) Location: Johannesburg and remote Skills: PHP, Python, Java, Erlang, C#, Javascript Websites: http://www.obrerosoft.com Email: skomfi @ Google LinkedIn Profile: http://za.linkedin.com/pub/samuel-komfi/24/7ab/a0a Experienced Software Developer looking for a contract job or any freelance work. I have over 5 years experience in PHP, Python and NodeJs Development. My other language or platforms include Java,
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Neural Networks had their beginnings in 1943 when Warren McCulloch, a neurophysiologist, and a young mathematician, Walter Pitts, wrote a paper on how human neurons might work. They focused on understanding how our brain can produce highly complex patterns by using many basic cells that are bound together. These basic brain cells are known as neurons, and McCulloch
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TL;DR: bamboo wood doesn’t exist, and bamboo is not very good at replacing real wood in most situations. Okay, here is the long answer. Bamboo is the collective name for several dozen genera of grasses, all in the Bambusoideae branch of the “BOP” clade.[1] While most bamboo species are either shrubby or relatively short plants,
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – New Trump administration policies aimed at curbing China’s access to American innovation have all but halted Chinese investment in U.S. technology startups, as both investors and startup founders abandon deals amid scrutiny from Washington. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping shake hands after making joint statements
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Align your data for speed and correctness Jonathan RentzschPublished on February 08, 2005 Memory access granularity Programmers are conditioned to think of memory as a simple array of bytes. Among C and its descendants, char* is ubiquitous as meaning “a block of memory”, and even Java™ has its byte[] type to represent raw memory. Figure
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Method Studios | Software Engineers (Python) | Montreal | Onsite | Fulltime Home to exceptional artists and technologists, Method, a Deluxe company, is an award-winning global VFX company working with top creators on features, episodics, advertising, and immersive experiences. Our network of integrated facilities provide a full range of services including conceptual design, pre-vis, look
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The web is moving to HTTPS, preventing network attackers from observing or injecting page contents. But HTTPS needs TLS certificates, and while deployment is increasingly a solved issue thanks to the ACME protocol and Let’s Encrypt, development still mostly ends up happening over HTTP because no one can get an universally valid certificate for localhost.
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More than 100 years ago acoustic mirrors along the coast of England were used to detect the sound of approaching German zeppelins. The concave concrete structures were designed to pick up sound waves from enemy aircraft, making it possible to predict their flight trajectory, giving enough time for ground forces to be alerted to defend
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Trying to deploy WPA3 on my home network Introduction Recently, news broke about a new possible offline attack on WPA2 using PMKID. To summarize the attack, WPA2 protected APs can end up broadcasting PMKID values which can then be used to offline-brute-force the password. These PMKID values are computed this way: PMKID = HMAC-SHA1-128(PMK, "PMK
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JAMstack | JavaScript, APIs, and Markup When we talk about “The Stack,” we no longer talk about operating systems, specific web servers, backend programming languages, or databases. The JAMstack is not about specific technologies. It’s a new way of building websites and apps that delivers better performance, higher security, lower cost of scaling, and a
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In the weeks leading up to the 2018 midterm elections, President Donald Trump reached deep into his arsenal to try to deliver votes to Republicans. Most of his weapons were rhetorical, featuring a mix of lies and false inducements—claims that every congressional Democrat had signed on to an “open borders” bill (none had), that liberals
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Blockchain has yet to become the game-changer some expected. A key to finding the value is to apply the technology only when it is the simplest solution available. Blockchain over recent years has been extolled as a revolution in business technology. In the nine years since its launch, companies, regulators, and financial technologists have spent
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Tiny replacement for malloc / free in unmanaged, linear memory situations, e.g. WASM and embedded devices. Features written in standalone C11, no dependencies, C runtime or syscalls used configurable address region (and max. block count) for heap space configurable pointer alignment in heap space optional compaction of consecutive free blocks optional block splitting during alloc
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SEEKING WORK. LOCATION: India REMOTE POSSIBLE: Yes. Prefer remote. Profile: https://www.codementor.io/vasudevram Created xtopdf, Python PDF creation toolkit. Freelance developer, consultant and trainer. Worked with startups and large firms, US/IN/NL/CL, products and services. Skills: Python, C, SQL and database design, Unix & Linux, shell, awk, sed & friends, back end web dev, REST, XML-RPC, XML APIs,
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Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images The Golden Globes officially air tonight. The show, which is hosted this year by Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh, officially kicks off at 8pm ET/5pm PT in Beverly Hills. This year’s program will also feature a new award, The Carol Burnett Award, which will be presented to Burnett during the broadcast.
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Alexandre Prokoudine 20. Dec, 2018 Just a day or two after posting the story on the sustainability of free/libre non-linear video editors, I ran into a new project called Olive, by MattKC. It’s not like we didn’t already have enough NLEs to choose from. But here is why I think it’s worth looking at. First
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A friend of dwyl asked the following question in our “chat” system: We feel it’s worth capturing the reply in public because it’s relevant to anyone considering Elixir. “Hi guys, sorry for bothering, but I need your help/input with somethingI know that you have been working with Elixir now for a whileSo I want to
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In early November, I helped run the Weekend For Good event as part of the Code For Good West Michigan admin team. The event brought together 120+ volunteers and 14 local nonprofits to help build, rebrand, or update websites. It was scheduled for three straight days, and I was there for all of it. It’s
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Introduction Historically, both on this blog and on BlindConfidential, I have very rarely engaged with commenters. I write articles, I post them, people read them or not and some choose to comment. While I was reading Marco Zehe’s excellent Android review series , I observed him engage with his commenters both in the comments on
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Location: Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico Remote: Yes Willing to relocate: Yes Technologies: Linux, C / C++, GDB, virtualization, Haxe, NodeJS, Full-stack, HTML, CSS, RESTful APIs, Mongo, Git Résumé/CV: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6hC_qDHYugPT0VDQzF5aERoNlh… Email: edgarmv97@gmail.com Experience: Google (full-time, internship), Gameloft (full-time) Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/edgar-magdaleno/ Looking for a remote or new grad position (graduating June 2019). I did kernel development during
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As the internet has evolved over its 35-year lifespan, control over its most important services has gradually shifted from open source protocols maintained by non-profit communities to proprietary services operated by large tech companies. As a result, billions of people got access to amazing, free technologies. But that shift also created serious problems. Millions of
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Last year Georgia Tech’s Internet Governance Project teamed up with ICANN’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer to research the economic factors affecting the decisions of network operators to deploy Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). The study was commissioned because we both believe that the Internet community needs a better understanding of the economic incentives
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Local Kubernetes development with no stress. Tilt helps you develop your microservices locally without slowing you down or making you play Twenty Questions with kubectl. Questions? Comments? Just want to say hi? Find us on the Kubernetes slack in #tilt. Overview Run tilt up to start working on your services in a complete dev environment
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Company: StackRangers Position: Remote Positions: 1. Scraping expert using browser like headless chrome+proxy support. 2. Traffic filtering expert programmer like cloudflare to filter malacious level 7 traffic ensuring lowest latency possible architecture. Salary: Equity (since it’s a new startup, upto 7% is available and livable remote wage. Right now we can’t offer above market wage.
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“Have you ever been depressed as a physician?” I asked 220 doctors. Ninety percent stated yes. Yet few seek professional help. Here’s what depressed doctors do (when nobody’s looking). Some drink alcohol, exercise obsessively, even steal psychiatric meds. Still more shocking—I discovered that 75% of med students (and new doctors) are now on psychiatric medications.
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Image: Sarah Shaffer on Unsplash Two Cents readers are likely familiar with the 52 week money challenge—you increase your savings by $1 every week for a year. The first week you save $1, the next week you save $2, and so on, until you’ve accumulated $1,378 by the end of the year. Some people prefer
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In any argument, it can be hard to tell who is wrong and who is right. Except when you’re one of the involved parties, that is—because you’re definitely right. Right? It turns out, you might not be! Humans find it difficult to know when they’re in the wrong, and it’s even harder for them to
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The bourbon is gone now.Photo: Claire Lower Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making a basic buck with a good amount of very strong bourbon. This Dark and Stormy Week Calls for a Dark ‘n’ Stormy Cocktail Happy
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About Zendar: We are working on a high-resolution radar imaging system which allows for self driving vehicles to see in inclement weather. We are a team of electrical engineers, mechanical engineers and researchers developing the next generation of RADAR technology. Job Description: We are looking for a software engineer to join our team. Historically Zendar
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Image: Shelbey Miller on Unsplash Between 401(k)s, 529s, IRAs, high-yield accounts and apps that do the work for you, there’s no shortage of ways to save money. And using these accounts and apps effectively is key to long-term financial health. Maybe your 2019 money goal is to save more money, by taking advantage of all
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Gift cards are an almost inconceivably huge industry. Americans spent $160 billion on them in 2018 alone, which means the secondary market is both lucrative and totally overwhelming—especially right after the biggest gift-giving holidays of the year. If you have a weird gift card to sell or trade, here’s what you need to know to
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We almost didn’t write about the Johnsonville Sizzling Sausage Grill, a device specifically designed for cooking Johnsonville brats. As far as single-use kitchen gadgets go, this one is particularly random and unnecessary. And yet, the grill was so instantly beloved by the entire Inventory team, that our fearless leader/Senior Director of Commerce Shep McAllister declared
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About Jerry.ai: Based in Silicon Valley, California, we are looking for remote developers to join our distributed team. We are backed by Y-combinator, SV Angel, Funders Club, and many other prominent Silicon Valley Investors. Jerry.ai is founded by serial entrepreneurs who previously built and scaled YourMechanic (“Uber for car repair,” the nation’s largest on-demand car
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MTailor sells custom clothing by measuring you with your phone’s camera. We offer men’s shirts, suits, jeans, chinos and tees as well as women’s jeans. We’re hiring a “Materials Sourcing Coordinator” to improve the fabrics and trims in our existing garments as well as source new materials to support new product launches. You’ll be working
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Earthquakes America’s first public earthquake-warning app unveiled in Los Angeles Experts hope ShakeAlertLA will encourage other west coast cities to make similar investments Los Angeles has unveiled the US’s first publicly available earthquake early-warning app, a development seismologists hope will move cities across the west coast to invest in wide-scale alert technology. ShakeAlertLA uses mobile
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This year I had a great pleasure to be involved in a research project, which required me to get familiar with a substantial number of publications from the domain of deep learning for computer vision. It allowed me to take a deep dive into the field and I was amazed by the progress done in
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Parents should worry less about how much time their children spend using screens, paediatricians have said. The first UK guidance on screen use for children says there is little evidence that it is harmful in itself. But experts say it is important that the use of devices does not replace healthy activities, such as sleep,
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The Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame: Grundig Satellit 650 Radio – IEEE Spectrum 3 Jan 2019 | 12:00 GMT The market for expensive shortwave radios collapsed in the early 2000s. But before it did, Grundig created a blaze of glory By Brian Santo Advertisement Editor’s Picks Photo: Universal Radio Revered Radio: Introduced in 1986 and
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Double Your Development Velocity without Growing Your Team Matt BernierBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing Jan 3 Hypervelocity Impact Demonstration, from Wikimedia Commons The Developer Experience team at SendGrid is a small, but mighty force of two. We attempt to tackle every problem that we can get our hands on. This often means that some items get left behind. At the
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Monorepo: please do! Adam JacobBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing Jan 3 You should choose a monorepo because the default behavior it encourages in your teams is visibility and shared responsibility, especially as teams scale. You will have to invest in tooling no matter what, but it’s always better when the default behavior is the behavior you want to see in
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Character of Robin Hood. Arrow and bow, archer hero man, flat vector illustrationGetty OBSERVATIONS FROM THE FINTECH SNARK TANK By now, you’ve probably heard of the financial services industry’s version of the Payless Shoes prank: The Robinhood checking account with a high-end 3% interest rate on account balances that a lot of people were tricked
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Portland Press Herald via Getty Images For the second year in a row, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has cancelled his appearance at CES, though this time around, it’s under very different circumstances. According to Politico Pro, both he and Commissioner Brendan Carr have had to cancel their CES plans due to the partial government shutdown
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Evan Blass, Twitter Don’t look now, but Samsung’s foldable phone might already be old hat. Reputable leaker Evan Blass has shared a video of what’s believed to be a three-panel folding phone from Xiaomi. The dimly-lit clip shows precious little beyond the display, but it’s clearly the centerpiece. In addition to providing a large landscape
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LIONEL BONAVENTURE via Getty Images A federal judge has issued an injunction against a New York City law that would require home-sharing companies like Airbnb and HomeAway to provide detailed information to the city about those who rent spaces through the platforms. Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the law in August and it was set
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Photo: Claire Lower I have always thought that black-eyed peas were bigger than New Year’s. In fact, until I moved out of Mississippi, I didn’t even know they were a New Year’s “thing.” (My family eats them pretty much all year round, usually as a simple side cooked with a little ham.) Refried Hummus Is
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Well, what have we here? If it isn’t the Samsung Galaxy S10, courtesy of perennial smartphone outer, EVLeaks. This marks one the first good looks we’ve got at the phone, which is likely due out in a couple of months at Mobile World Congress. It’s a pretty rough photo — the icons are all blurred
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Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.    We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today. Head over to our main post for more deals, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a chance
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Apple has been ordered to remove some iPhone models from its 15 stores in Germany over a patent dispute with chip giant Qualcomm. A court ruling in Munich on 20 December found Apple had infringed patents on power-saving technology. On Thursday Qualcomm paid a €1.3bn (£1.2bn) bond, allowing the ban on iPhone 7 and 8
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ScaleFactor | Austin, TX | ONSITE | Full-time | Software Developers & Senior Software Developers | https://scalefactor.com/ ScaleFactor is a bookkeeping and finance software company that uses powerful software to create monthly financials, deliver proactive insights, and ensure accounts are accurate and healthy. Our goal: to empower business owners to make the best strategic and
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After writing two books on the subject (API Foundations in Go and 12 Factor Applications with Docker and Go) and years of writing various Go microservices, I do want to put some thoughts down as to what it takes to write great Go code. But first of all, let me explain this very plainly to
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Roberto Baldwin/Engadget If you were thinking about buying a Chevy Bolt in the US, you might want to hop on that shortly. A Reuters source claims that GM managed to sell a lifetime total of 200,000 electric cars by the end of 2018, triggering the EV tax credit phase-out that recently affected Tesla. If accurate,
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If you’re an adult who does everything you’re supposed to do, when you’re supposed to do it, then surely you have a primary care physician in your phone’s contacts. You’ve met this person, seen them for well visits, and they have all your medical records so you can call them and get prescriptions and advice
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As a longtime resident of New York City, I’ve developed a little game I play when I’m alone in one of Manhattan’s especially ritzy neighborhoods: “Famous or Just Rich?” To play, all you have to do is notice a person and try to decide if they’ve caught your eye because they’re famous. It will feel
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The house was gone, consumed by the November 2018 Woolsey Fire that left swaths of Los Angeles covered in ash and reduced whole neighborhoods to charcoaled ruins. Amidst the tangle of blackened debris that was once a house in the suburbs northwest of Los Angeles, only one identifiable feature stood intact. It was a high-security
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Cloudera and Hortonworks, two of the biggest players in the Hadoop big data space, today announced that they have finalized their all-stock merger. The new company will use the Cloudera brand and will continue to trade under the CLDR symbol on the New York Stock Exchange. “Today, we start an exciting new chapter for Cloudera
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Christopher Polk via Getty Images YouTube is doubling down on its Coachella partnership — it will stream live performances from both weekends for the first time this year. As has been the case in recent years, the service will stream the festival’s first weekend, which takes place April 12th-14th. This time around, YouTube will host
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Apple stock was down over 9 percent overnight and continued the downward trend in trading this morning, bringing the stock price down a total of 38 percent since October. This, after the company halted trading yesterday to provide lower guidance for upcoming earnings. As the iPhone upgrade market softened, it was having a big impact on
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‘Tis the season for commercials featuring your favorite smart home speaker showing off what it can do—which means you may have experienced your Google Assistant, Alexa, or Siri responding to questions that come from your TV. And it’s annoying to have to shout, “Hey Google, stop,” or the equivalent phrase for your smart speaker, every time
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January 3, 2019 Ten years ago, Satoshi Nakamoto mined the Genesis Block of bitcoin. A few days later, he released the source code and other cypherpunks began extending the chain through proof-of-work mining. Today there are roughly 557,000 blocks, and the mining consensus continues to operate as intended. Around 17.5 million of the eventual 21
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We’re not quite done dusting off the glitter from our New Year’s Day celebrations, but it’s time to turn our attention once again to that other big event in January: the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Yes, the annual flurry of tech and gadgets returns to Las Vegas next week, and we’ll be right there in
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We’re entering the season of boredom. The holidays are over and many of us are staring ahead into at least a few months of less-than-ideal weather, which means our kids are inside more, which means they’re bored. Yes, they probably just got a whole bunch of new toys during the holidays and yes, you’re still
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I was sitting in the nearly empty restaurant of the Westin Hotel in Alexandria, Virginia, getting ready for a showdown with the federal government that I had been trying to avoid for more than seven years. The Obama administration was demanding that I reveal the confidential sources I had relied on for a chapter about
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The Mall of Shame Founder CollectiveBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing Jan 3 The Mall at Rockingham Park in Salem, NH is home to a million square feet of retail and contains 144 stores, restaurants, and kiosks. It’s by no means the nicest mall in the country, but as recently as 2015, it was the top-grossing property by square foot in
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While Facebook continues to repair its image with consumers disenchanted with the social network’s role in disseminating misleading or false information and mishandling their personal data, it’s ironically been finding some traction for its enterprise-focused service, Workplace. Today, the company announced that it has added another huge company to its books today: Nestle, the coffee, chocolate
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Image: Robert Bye on Unsplash The terms and conditions of qualifying for student loan forgiveness can be confusing. Just take these stats: As of summer 2018, only 289 of nearly 29,000 people who applied for Public Service Loan Forgiveness were approved. That’s a 99 percent rejection rate. Clearly, it’s not an easy approval process. Which
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A popular weather app has been collecting unusual amounts of information from its users, security experts claim. Data including email addresses and mobile identity numbers have been transmitted to servers based in China. The free app, ‘Weather Forecast—World Weather Accurate Radar’, has also subscribed users to paid services without permission. It has been downloaded more
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When we reviewed Amazon’s updated Echo Plus, we concluded that the $120 device was a solid improvement with “some noticeable thump” and “crisper and more detailed” music tracks. But as a gadget that doubles as a smart home hub, it’s less impressive. In particular, we were disappointed by the lack of support for Z-Wave or
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Wifi extenders. Secondhand CPUs. A “piece of crap” Kindle Fire. Lifehacker readers are generally smart and astute, thanks in part to the buffet of productivity tips they feast upon every week. Even the best of us makes mistakes, though. My tech regret for 2018 is simple: I bought an SNES Classic. Don’t get me wrong.
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If December’s multiple meteor showers left you craving more, you’re in luck! Tonight is the peak of the quadrantid meteor shower, and we’ve got your list of all the major meteor showers to put on your calendar for 2019. Quadrantids: peaking January 3 and 4, 2019, and continuing through January 13. Lyrids: April 16 to
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