Month: June 2019

Using Revolut? You should stop if you like having money. So I’m extremely careful about my financial security, yet I just had 1,057.82 Euros stolen and Revolut is siding with the thief. In case you don’t know, Revolut is one of a new generation of banks that are app-only: You open an account with them
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How to live forever: meet the extreme life-extensionists The Observer Ageing How to live forever: meet the extreme life-extensionists Some sleep on electromagnetic mats, others pop up to 150 pills a day. But are ‘life extensionists’ any closer to finding the key to longevity? Alex Moshakis meets some of the people determined to become immortal
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We have a surprise for you today: Raspberry Pi 4 is now on sale, starting at $35. This is a comprehensive upgrade, touching almost every element of the platform. For the first time we provide a PC-like level of performance for most users, while retaining the interfacing capabilities and hackability of the classic Raspberry Pi
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One unexpected perk of publishing a book is that folks start to ask you questions about all sorts of loosely related things. One pretty common thread has been around career advice, I’ve written up most of my advice for easier reusability. Some of the ideas are a bit contradictory, which I suspect is the nature
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Isaac Kassirer, CEO of Emerald Equity Group, has acquired more than 3,500 apartments in the past three years, many of them rent-stabilized. Photo: Jackie Molloy for The Wall Street Journal By Will Parker and Konrad Putzier Konrad Putzier The Wall Street Journal Biography konrad.putzier@wsj.com June 22, 2019 7:00 am ET Property investors have spent billions
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Software development as a humanity David MudrauskasBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing Jun 23 One of the principles I find most important in developing software is the idea of reducing cognitive drag. Cognitive drag is the mental work that obstructs you from getting what you’re looking for. Say you’re interested in having dinner at a restaurant tonight. A source of cognitive
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In March, India’s Supreme Court overturned its own verdict, clearing six men of murder. The BBC’s Soutik Biswas reports on a miscarriage of justice that destroyed the lives of the men and their families, and what it reveals about the state of the criminal justice system in the country. Five of the six men lived
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Image: Joe Raedle / Staff ((Getty)) On Monday evening SpaceX will attempt the Falcon Heavy’s “most difficult launch ever,” its first nighttime launch for the vessel which will be ferrying multiple satellites into orbit. Also on board will be the Lightsail 2, a crowd-funded solar-sail test mission that’s currently been promoted by Bill Nye. The
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Image: Pexels We’ve recently had a bit of a heat wave in San Francisco. It’s exceptionally rare for temperatures to get higher than 80 (although less so in recent years), which means most people don’t have air conditioners much less any idea of how to deal with the heat. That detail became exceptionally apparent on
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Last week, Taiyo Watanabe from Nintendo shared some insights about Nintendo Switch Push Notification infrastructure (NPNS) implementation. Here are some details from his presentation at ElixirFest conference. The Nintendo Switch NPNS is a large-scale realtime messaging service based on ejabberd. The game consoles are constantly connected to the infrastructure, listening for push notifications. So far,
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CVS is a drugstore much like other drugstores, with one important difference: The receipts are very long. How long are the receipts? For at least a decade, concerned shoppers have dedicated themselves to this question, producing a robust body of phone-picture literature on the subject. You could not major in CVS receipt studies, probably, but
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The risks of having children at an advanced age should be made known and more counseling should be provided to men who want to have children later in life, to decrease the potential risks to their partners and children, studies have found. One study, released by the National Taiwan University College of Public Health this
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Most days at work is straightforward. An email arrives, and it will take me a few minutes to respond. Another minute and a colleague will have a question that involves a spot decision with guidance. Then there are days like today where there isn’t an obvious answer to the problem that is on top of
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A concrete example of how one species of bacteria consumes levodopa, the primary treatment for Parkinson’s disease, could reveal more about how the microbiome impacts our health   By Caitlin McDermott-Murphy     The first time Vayu Maini Rekdal manipulated microbes, he made a decent sourdough bread. At the time, young Maini Rekdal, and most
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Born at Y Combinator in Silicon Valley and now based in Toronto, Taplytics is an intelligent customer experience company that A/B tests mobile & web applications and push notifications. Our software processes a huge amount of user data: over a trillion monthly events occurring on over a billion devices around the world. Growing our product
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Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL Remote: No Preference Willing to relocate: Yes Technologies: Python, SQL, Apache Spark and Python libraries such as pandas, NumPy, Matplotlib, Seaborn, scikit-learn, XGBoost, NLTK, Keras, Plotly, Gensim, SciPy Machine Learning, Apache Spark, AWS Résumé/CV:https://www.datadetour.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/mernegar-dorgoly-74562941/ Email: mernegar@datadetour.com
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Analog WeekJust because ‘there’s an app for that’ doesn’t mean you have to use it. This week we’re going analog, reminding ourselves that we can live—and live _well_ —without smartphones, and seeing what’s worth preserving from the time before we were all plugged in 24/7.   I feel like graphing calculators were only really a “thing”
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Photo: Virojt Changyencham (Getty Images) If you have a kid in school, you’ve probably noticed that their math homework looks different than yours did an undisclosed number of years ago. And you may have moaned about it—“What’s with all the crazy steps? These equations took me seconds to answer in Mrs. Winkleman’s fourth-grade class!” Hey,
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On 2 August 1964, North Vietnamese patrol torpedo boats attacked the USS Maddox (DD-731) while the destroyer was in international waters in the Gulf of Tonkin. There is no doubting that fact. But what happened in the Gulf during the late hours of 4 August—and the consequential actions taken by U.S. officials in Washington—has been
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Thirty years ago this week, I watched the news from Beijing and started shredding my bedding. It was the night before my college graduation, I had been studying Chinese politics, and news had broken that college students just like us had been gunned down in Tiananmen Square after weeks of peaceful and exhilarating democracy protests—carried
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The New York Historical Society/Getty ImagesCotton from a bale sold at the New York Cotton Exchange, which Southern merchants like the Lehman Brothers made into the leading cotton futures market, 1875 Ever since the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers precipitated a global financial crisis, the bank’s dramatic reversal of fortune has been treated as an
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Jews, Money, Myth an exhibition at the Jewish Museum, London, March 19–July 7, 2019 National Archives, LondonDetail of an Exchequer receipt roll showing the oldest known anti-Jewish caricature, 1233 In 2006 much of French society was divided over a strange and painful question: Is it anti-Semitic to assume that a Jew is rich? The debate
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So what can you do if you need remember something important? Adam Grant took a deep dive into memory research to found a simple answer. (Adam is an organizational psychologist, best-selling author, host of the superb podcast WorkLife, co-founder of Givitas, and nice enough to provide a blurb for my book.) This is Adam’s three-step process to remember anything you really want to remember. 1.
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Analog WeekJust because ‘there’s an app for that’ doesn’t mean you have to use it. This week we’re going analog, reminding ourselves that we can live—and live _well_ —without smartphones, and seeing what’s worth preserving from the time before we were all plugged in 24/7.   I’ve always felt a little left out of the traditional
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Chrome: As one who spends quite a bit of time browsing the news from various sites around the web, it’s frustrating to encounter paywall after paywall after paywall—especially when a site or author’s own social media feed was the one cajoling you to click and read an article in the first place. Depending on what
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The iOS 13 beta is out for developers, and testers are finding a host of new features that the rest of us will be able to get our hands on in a few months. One of the most convenient changes to iOS 13 is the addition of automated triggers to the Shortcuts app. The current
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When you think about what it costs to buy a home, you often consider the down payment and monthly mortgage cost. But while down payment amounts are more flexible than ever, hidden fees are waiting for you around every corner. So: How much do you really need to buy a home? In the video above,
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We’re midway through the month, which means it’s time to check in on our progress for the no credit card challenge. Take the No Credit Card Challenge With Us in June During a recent discussion about credit card rewards, Lifehacker Managing Editor Virginia K. Smith… Read more Read Advertisement When I first announced this challenge,
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One of the main reasons I got an airline credit card was because it came with multiple forms of travel insurance. (That, and the free checked bags.) However, when I found myself stuck in Chicago overnight thanks to flight delays and missed connections, I realized that I didn’t really know the details of my travel
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Image: Matt York / Associated Press Round 1 of the U.S. Open kicked off yesterday in Pebble Beach and continues through the weekend. This year the competition includes almost exclusively professional golfers, along with a few of the top amateurs in the country. Stars including Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods, Phil Michelson, and Jordan Spieth will
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Yesterday afternoon, the Office of Special Counsel advised that President Trump fire Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, after several violations of the Hatch Act. This law limits the abilities of any federal employee to engage in political activity, such as influencing an election, while in office. “As a highly visible member of the Administration,
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Need more space than an apartment, condo or townhouse can offer, but not ready to buy? A single-family home rental may fit the bill. But not all home rental listings are legit, so here are some tip-offs and tools to help you avoid a rental scam. According to National Rental Home Council (NRHC) members, who
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Project Libra revolves around a digital coin that its users could send to each other and use to make purchases both on Facebook and across the internet. Photo: Niall Carson/PA wire/Zuma Press By AnnaMaria Andriotis, AnnaMaria Andriotis The Wall Street Journal Biography @AAndriotis annamaria.andriotis@wsj.com Peter Rudegeair and Peter Rudegeair The Wall Street Journal Biography @rudegeair
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A friend brought this news to my attention today. If all this makes its way up the ITU World Radio Conference and gets adopted it is more likely that amateur radio will be kicked out of the 144-146MHz segement as a primary service. Let’s try to get to the bottom of this. At the end
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Location: Seattle, WA Remote: On-prem in the city of Seattle or Remote are both fine. Willing to Relocate: No. Technologies: Linux, Windows, AWS, Docker/Kubernetes, Ansible, MySQL, Jenkins/CircleCI, etc. Resume: Please see https://gvtek0.com which gives a rundown of my experience. I can provide my full resume on request. E-mail: gvtek0@gvtek0.com (you can also use the contact
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Don Basile Contributor Don Basile is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist with more than 20 years of executive experience in technology, healthcare and telecommunications. More posts by this contributor Ethics — the next frontier for artificial intelligence Hemp can’t get you high, but it can get high-tech The open-source model paved the way for significant
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Photo: Hero Images (Getty Images) The Guardian published a list of advice from children’s laureates on how to raise bookworms. One of my favorite ideas comes from Julia Donaldson, an author I love. (I’ve read The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom to my daughter dozens of times—they are perfection.) Donaldson writes that she used
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Just days after a poacher’s snare had killed one of their own, two young mountain gorillas worked together Tuesday to find and destroy traps in their Rwandan forest home, according to conservationists on the scene. “This is absolutely the first time that we’ve seen juveniles doing that … I don’t know of any other reports
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If you’re one of those chaos-embracing individuals who own and use both Android and iOS devices, Google is now letting you use your Android smartphone as a physical security key for signing into your Google account on iOS. We’ll show you how to set this all up, but we want to first acknowledge concerns that
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Location: Bengaluru, India Remote: Yes Willing to relocate: No Technologies: Android, Java, Kotlin Résumé/CV: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tushar-kawadkar-1a960b118/ Email: kawadkartushar@gmail.com Leading mobile tech at Piggy | Ycombinator ( PIGGY S17). Django, Android, iOS developer with 4 years of experience. Developed and headed projects like e-commerce, social networking, workforce and salesforce management softwares.
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Photo: pexels Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well. Google announced the change on Thursday. It’s a move it says is meant to help simplify some features that have caused confusion for some users. In addition to
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Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.    Sonos came out with a slightly tweaked Sonos One smart speaker this week, and while “an updated processor, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and increased memory” are nice upgrades, the thing that really matters, sound quality, remains the same. Sonos Finally Squished Alexa
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How to use the BigQuery Chainlink oracleIn this section we’ll describe how useful applications can be built using Google Cloud and Chainlink. Use case 1: Prediction marketplacesParticipants in prediction marketplaces allocate capital to speculate on future events in general. One area of intense interest is which smart contract platform will predominate because, being networks ecosystems,
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Photo: Kristin Wolfrum I would argue that buying a Father’s Day gift is more challenging than buying a Mother’s Day gift. Gifts to show Mom she’s appreciated are pretty standard and welcome every year: jewelry, flowers, a plant, gift certificates for a pedicure or a massage. But then Father’s Day rolls around and we get
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Analog WeekJust because ‘there’s an app for that’ doesn’t mean you have to use it. This week we’re going analog, reminding ourselves that we can live—and live _well_ —without smartphones, and seeing what’s worth preserving from the time before we were all plugged in 24/7.   Having a favorite notebook is even dorkier than having a
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Hello internet skulltroll freakscene, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that’s been remastered for the Switch. This week, we’re here to address your relationship anxieties and help you find some calm in an ocean of sexual turmoil. What do you do when your partner is suddenly no longer interested in
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LetsCompass | Front end developer | San Francisco / Boston / Remote | pre-product: https://www.letscompass.com/ We are a startup that is delivering transformative lead-generation and lead-enhancement solutions, as well as other point-solutions based on web scraping. We have a highly effective dynamic web scraper, with a focus on delivering customizable data sets to build and
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Location: Lincoln, NE Remote: No Willing to relocate: Yes Technologies: Java, Spring Boot, Hibernate, Python, JavaScript, ReactJS, AngularJS, Node.js, native Android, scikit-learn, Pandas, MySQL, MongoDB, AWS Résumé/CV: https://bvrsilva1.github.io/files/bruno_resume_2019.pdf | https://www.linkedin.com/in/brunovieirabh/ Email: bvrsilva1@gmail.com I have experience in developing solutions from zero to hero (RESTful APIs, web services, database design, machine learning models) with Java, Spring Boot,
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Customs brokerage services are provided by Flexport’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Flexport Customs LLC, a licensed customs brokerage with a national permit. International ocean freight forwarding services are provided by Flexport International LLC, a licensed Ocean Transportation Intermediary FMC# 025219NF. U.S. trucking services are provided by Flexport International, LLC, a FMCSA licensed property broker USDOT #2594279 and
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In an earlier post, I wrote the following words: in an object-oriented codebase the kit should be as discrete as possible. The more you use the development kit, the less object-oriented your code really is or your abstractions are not the best they can be.. I feel the need to elaborate this point, since it
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Jump to navigation Jump to search This article is about the cognitive bias. For other uses, see Halo. The halo effect is a type of immediate judgement discrepancy, or cognitive bias, where a person making an initial assessment of another person, place, or thing will assume ambiguous information based upon concrete information.[1][2][3] A simplified example
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scrcpy v1.9 Changes since v1.8: Add feature to turn screen off while mirroring (#175) Add device-to-computer clipboard copy (#145) Add computer-to-device clipboard copy (#413) Find scrcpy-server.jar in the correct directory on Windows Fix mouse focus clickthrough Do not minimize the window on focus loss (#554) Disable X11 compositor bypass (#522) Continue text injection on failed
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The Muse is the most trusted and beloved career platform, connecting individuals and companies on a more authentic level. We support over 75 million people looking to craft meaningful careers through TheMuse.com and our employer partners. Smart companies work with us to attract today’s top talent, giving candidates the information they need to find the
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Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images) Buying in bulk can be an empowering experience. The combination of the cost-savings, plus the satisfaction of not needing to buy that again for a while, can leave you feeling like you’ve managed to really cheat the system. Until you get home and realize that, uh, you don’t have room
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Earlier this month, one Rhode Island school district made headlines after giving some of its students—those with unpaid balances for school meals—cold sun butter and jelly sandwiches (along with milk and veggies) instead of hot meal items, available to all other students. School lunch debt is a nightmare that’s become a common reality, giving rise
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Analog WeekJust because ‘there’s an app for that’ doesn’t mean you have to use it. This week we’re going analog, reminding ourselves that we can live—and live _well_ —without smartphones, and seeing what’s worth preserving from the time before we were all plugged in 24/7.   Digitizing vinyl is a lot harder than ripping a CD.
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Analog WeekJust because ‘there’s an app for that’ doesn’t mean you have to use it. This week we’re going analog, reminding ourselves that we can live—and live _well_ —without smartphones, and seeing what’s worth preserving from the time before we were all plugged in 24/7.   I type all day. I swipe and tap on my
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What Google gives, Google can take back. Bearing some fiendish undertones eerily reminiscent of the Google ad-blocking conspiracy theories of a few years back, Google has once again cracked its almighty algo whip, leaving the online community befuddled and sending dozens of prominent news sites into a tailspin. Popular cryptocurrency news site CCN has just
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All the code we go through here is located in a github repository. There are two branches, the main branch that only contains the code and the commented branch that contains the code with comments explaining what we do. Green threads, userland threads, coroutines, goroutines or fibers, they have many names but for simplicity’s sake
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ABOUT THE MAP This map is a macroscopic, historical, trans-disciplinary introduction to (the) cognitive science(s). Moving from left to right, the map is read in a roughly historical fashion, but not literally, as we are compressing a n-dimensional  intellectual space into a two dimensional map grid. Unfortunately there is no way to generate an educational
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Executive Summary In many organizations, front-line managers develop their own IT solutions independently of the IT function, usually because IT managed initiatives aren’t delivering solutions in time.  This can present risks for the organization, and in order to better ensure that front-line managers don’t go rogue on digital, IT functions should establish a central IT unit
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Africa has made great strides over the years in getting connected to the Internet. The continent now has 453,329,534 Internet users, which translates to an Internet penetration of 32.5%. This statistic is steadily growing, and we are steadily shaking off the tag of the dark continent. However, the question needs to be asked; where is
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In 2008, scientists from Oxford and Aberdeen University made a startling discovery in the northwest of Scotland. Near the village of Ullapool, which sits on the coast opposite the Outer Hebrides, they found a debris deposit created by an ancient meteor impact dated to 1.2 billion years ago. The thickness and extent of the debris
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There’s no critical term more bedevilled than “auteur.” It’s used sometimes as an honorific, to praise directors with a strong artistic mark, and sometimes merely as a description, to suggest that directors bear the ultimate responsibility for a movie’s quality (or lack of it). It’s sometimes used as a power move to assert the responsibility
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My teardown of Beaker and the Dat network. We’re probably all scrambling to figure out a future for ourselves—either by hunting around for some shred of promising technology or by throwing up our hands—shouting and retreating and dreading the shadow of the next corporate titan descending from the sky. The prolonged obsolescence of distributed protocols
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Malawi home built with rammed earth and thatch roof in Chizogwe village. Picture: Jon (Twingi) Sojkowski I am a registered architect and I have a passion for African vernacular architecture. I recently (Sept. 2014) traveled to Malawi to document the vernacular architecture in the entire country. 4,700 pictures are on the web page. http://www.malawiarchitecture.com/ I
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Michael Christopher Brown Fifty-nine years ago, Jane Goodall, an animal lover with no formal academic training, traveled to Gombe, Tanzania, to observe chimpanzees for famed anthropologist Louis Leakey. Within months, the 26-year-old witnessed a chimp extracting termites from a mound using long blades of grass, upending mankind’s very understanding of itself: Humans were no longer
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The country club, once a mainstay of American suburbia, faces a cloudy future, with a changing culture eroding its societal influence. Golf and tennis, the traditional club pastimes, have lost popularity. Declining marriage and fertility rates mean fewer families joining. Young professionals, many burdened with limited incomes and high debt, balk at paying dues. And
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Abstract Rhino- and enteroviruses are important human pathogens, against which no antivirals are available. The best-studied inhibitors are “capsid binders” that fit in a hydrophobic pocket of the viral capsid. Employing a new class of entero-/rhinovirus inhibitors and by means of cryo–electron microscopy (EM), followed by resistance selection and reverse genetics, we discovered a hitherto
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I was in a narrow kitchen in Mumbai, one of India’s most strikingly modern cities, watching an ancient Indian meal being cooked on vessels of baked clay. Utensils made from leaves, wood and metal were scattered across the kitchen. The food was being prepared using only ingredients native to the subcontinent, which meant that the
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touch2sudo: Enable remote sudo two-factor authentication using Mac Touch ID Binu RamakrishnanBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing Jan 19 The Touch ID on MacBook Pro and MacBook Air is an impressive feature that enables you to use your fingerprint for authentication. In this write-up, I’m going to show how we can extend this feature to authenticate remote SSH sudo commands. sudo
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SEEKING WORK Location: Vancouver, BC Remote: yes I work with early stage and established businesses to solve their problems through software. Proficient throughout the stack. Long time Ruby and JavaScript developer. Rails since v2. Communication is a strong suit, both with technical and non-technical stakeholders. Latest project was taking an idea from napkin-stage, speccing and
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Location: Istanbul, Turkey Remote: Yes Willing to relocate: Yes Technologies: (see the following lines) -> Programming-wise: Python, for scripting or with flask or sanic. Bash. Some rust, C# and PHP. Git, SVN. PostgreSQL, Redis, SQLite. -> Sysadmin-wise: Linux, Redis, nginx, apache2, PostgreSQL, Proxmox, LXC (with or without Proxmox), docker, ejabberd, (a bit of) asterisk. Jenkins
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For years, I trudged my way to the gym at 5am, before the sun even rose or the garbage trucks of New York City began their daily commute. Eventually, and out of necessity for sleep, I changed my routine to nightly workouts—and suddenly felt stronger and faster. Does it ever matter when you workout? Well,
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Photo: Kraft Kraft has a new product for kids: Salad “frosting.” It’s ranch dressing in a squeeze pouch. The plug (if it isn’t obvious): Kids don’t like salad but they do enjoy sugar, so trick ‘em into eating more greens with this special label, you sneaky parent, you. As someone who sees rebranding as a
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I like Python, but wish it had static typing. The added safety would go a long way to improving quality and reducing development time. So today I tried to make use of type annotations and a static type-checker called mypy. After a few basic tests, I was excited. But my glee turned to disappointment rather
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Eighteen months ago, the few remaining LTO tape drive manufacturers announced the availability of LTO-8, the latest generation of the Linear Tape-Open storage technology. Yet today, almost no one is actually writing data to LTO-8 tapes. It’s not that people aren’t interested in upgrading to the denser LTO-8 format that offers 12 TB per cartridge,
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The concept of FIRE—Financial Independence, Retire Early— is pretty straightforward. If you can save up enough money when you’re young(er), you can have a ton more flexibility later in life. You might choose to quit your job and start a business, or unload your house to travel the world. If you can save, you can
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George Orwell’s “1984,” published seventy years ago today, has had an amazing run as a work of political prophecy. It has outlasted in public awareness other contenders from its era, such as Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” (1932), Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451” (1953), and Anthony Burgess’s “A Clockwork Orange” (1962), not to mention two once
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One of a parent’s first major decisions is how—or what—to feed their baby. For those who formula feed, the pressure to find a high-quality product that is as nutritious as possible can be daunting. And that may be why some parents are turning to European brands like HiPP, Holle, Lebenswert and Töpfer, which some might
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by Jean-Louis Gassée The only hardware demonstrated at Apple’s Software Developers Conference was the long awaited and spectacular Mac Pro and its companion display. It far exceeded the expectations of a quick fix to replace the failed 2013 Pro, finally removing the Mac jinx…almost. Naming products is a difficult trade, an art perhaps, perilous even.
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Photo: Nintendo You have to play video games with your children. It isn’t optional anymore. It’s your parental responsibility. Your child is growing up in an electronically mediated world, where the line between “virtual” and “real” life is becoming more and more blurred. Like it or not, video games are your kid’s introduction to the
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Any day now, quantum computers will solve a problem too hard for a classical computer to take on. Or at least, that’s what we’ve been hoping. Scientists and companies are racing toward this computing milestone, dubbed quantum supremacy and seemingly just beyond our reach, and if you’ve been following the quantum computing story, you might
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Daniel L. Lu/Wikimedia Commons Apple‘s new “spaceship” campus was notoriously expensive to build: Somewhere in the ballpark of $5 billion went into its construction. The building — in Cupertino, California — uses “base-isolation” technology, which means that the building’s foundation is literally separated from the Earth. In an interview with The New York Times, Jony
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Safe cycling isn’t always a matter of sticking to the side of the road. In fact, when bicyclists try to stay out of cars’ way, they can sometimes create a situation that’s more dangerous for themselves, cars, and pedestrians. Being Too Cautious While Biking On the Road Can Actually Be Dangerous Nervous cyclists who stay
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“It’s like a museum but with no people, and where you have to do all the work.” Developer and internet artist Darius Kazemi (you might know him from his Twitter bots) has a truly nerdy travel habit: he likes to visit libraries near his hotel and browse their archives and special collections. He explains how
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There are two types of companies: hoarders and givers. RAWG is the largest video game database and game discovery service. And we are gladly sharing our 300,000+ games, search, and machine learning recommendations with the world. Learn what RAWG games database API can do! Open API endpoints search for a game by name: https://api.rawg.io/api/games?page_size=5&search=gta%20v get
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Last week’s 75th anniversary of D-Day was a reminder to many of the kids and grandkids of World War II veterans that we still don’t know the details of so many of their stories. Any description about their experiences in the war that were passed down were often vague outlines of what had actually happened—the
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Inside Sales Representative Job description About us — At Impraise, we believe in the power of people. As a market-leading technology company we make performance management meaningful for employees, actionable for managers, and painless for HR. Founded in 2014, Impraise is one of the most successful people-focused companies to come out of Y Combinator. With
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Someone broke into a church in Centerville, Utah, last November and attacked the organist who was practicing there. In March, after a conventional investigation came up empty, a police detective turned to forensic consultants at Parabon NanoLabs. Using the publicly accessible website GEDmatch, the consultants found a likely distant genetic relative of the suspect, whose
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klarx | Senior Ruby Developer, IT Team Lead Backend, Backend Developers, Product Data Manager, Product Owner| Munich, GERMANY | ONSITE www.klarx.de At klarx, we are building the future of the digital construction sector! As the leading online rental platform for construction equipment, we revolutionize the letting of construction machines. Through us, the rental process becomes
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(Reuters) — Microsoft and Oracle on Wednesday said they reached an agreement to make their two cloud computing services work together with high-speed links between their data centers, targeting big business users and uniting against cloud computing leader Amazon.com’s Amazon Web Services. The two companies said the high-speed link between their data centers would start
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Jump to navigation Jump to search Spectrogram (waterfall display) of an Olivia 16/500 signal centered on 7073.25 kHz Olivia MFSK is an amateur radioteletype protocol, using multiple frequency-shift keying (MFSK) and designed to work in difficult (low signal-to-noise ratio plus multipath propagation) conditions on shortwave bands. The signal can be accurately received even if the surrounding
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Back in 2013, I was beginning to get the sense that data breaches were becoming a big thing. The prevalence of them seemed to be really ramping up as was the impact they were having on those of us that found ourselves in them, myself included. Increasingly, I was writing about what I thought was
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Today, we’re happy to announce that Amazon Personalize is available to all AWS customers. Announced in preview at AWS re:Invent 2018, Amazon Personalize is a fully-managed service that allows you to create private, customized personalization recommendations for your applications, with little to no machine learning experience required. Whether it is a timely video recommendation inside
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A large mass of unknown material has been discovered on the largest crater on the Moon and scientists aren’t sure what it is. According to an April 2019 study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, the researchers believe the mass could contain metal from an asteroid that crashed into the celestial satellite, which resulted in
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We have been teased with AMD’s next generation processor products for over a year. The new chiplet design has been heralded as a significant breakthrough in driving performance and scalability, especially as it becomes increasingly difficult to create large silicon with high frequencies on smaller and smaller process nodes. AMD is expected to deploy its
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Slightly over 20 years ago, I co-founded the first anti-spam company, called MAPS. It was ‘spam’ spelled backwards, and also the Mail Abuse Prevention System. My co-founder was Dave Rand, and we were quite sure that the low cost of sending e-mail would cause an explosion of network abuse, where unethical advertisers would cheerfully externalize their
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Last year, Henrik Huseby, owner of a small Norwegian smartphone repair shop, took on Apple in court and won—see Jason Koebler’s full story at Motherboard. In short, after Norwegian customs seized a shipment of 63 refurbished screens for the iPhone 6 and 6s, Apple accused Huseby of importing counterfeit parts and tried to get him
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How do you design good abstractions? By using abstractions that already exist. When I was a boy, I had a cassette tape player. It came with playback controls like these: Soon after cassette players had become widely adopted, VCR manufacturers figured out that they could reuse those symbols to make their machines easier to use.
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Analog WeekJust because ‘there’s an app for that’ doesn’t mean you have to use it. This week we’re going analog, reminding ourselves that we can live—and live _well_ —without smartphones, and seeing what’s worth preserving from the time before we were all plugged in 24/7.   We’ve all stepped on an old, analog scale and insisted
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Illustration: SCIEPRO (Getty Images) Tonight will be the best night of the year to gaze upon Jupiter and its many moons as the Earth, Jupiter and the sun all line up in a row, making the gas planet appear brighter. Jupiter reaches this position—called opposition because it’s opposite of the sun—once every 13 months; it’s
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Photo: Pexels You should install the recent Windows 10 May 2019 update, if you haven’t already. The update has a cool new feature, Recommended Troubleshooting, that makes diagnosing and solving common PC issues much easier. Recommended Troubleshooting automatically recognizes and fixes critical PC issues, and can even recommend small changes users can make to boost their
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SEEKING WORK – Android developer – remote Hello! I have 7 years of experience in the IT industry, 4 in fast-paced startups (Facebook, Hailo, Deliveroo), often in remote teams. Looking to do freelance work and make valuable business relationships. Based (usually) in London. Skills: Android, Android Studio, Kotlin, Java, SQLite, RESTful, RxJava, Dagger 2, CLEAN
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NEWS 10 June 2019 Since 1900, nearly 3 species of seed-bearing plants have disappeared per year ― 500 times faster than they would naturally. Heidi Ledford Search for this author in: Hawaii (pictured) has the highest recorded loss of seed-bearing plant species of anywhere in the world since 1900.Credit: Design Pics/Shutterstock The world’s seed-bearing plants
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Is in-car delivery available to everyone? At this time, Key in-car delivery is available to Prime members in select cities and surrounding areas. Check your eligibility. Does In-Car Delivery work with my car? Key In-Car delivery is available with select makes and models. It is available with model year 2015 and newer Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet,
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Analog WeekJust because ‘there’s an app for that’ doesn’t mean you have to use it. This week we’re going analog, reminding ourselves that we can live—and live _well_ —without smartphones, and seeing what’s worth preserving from the time before we were all plugged in 24/7.   I had my first official typing class in high school,
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It was November 11, 2015, and Mohammad Salameh hadn’t eaten in 34 days. The morning was stretching toward noon, and he was lying on a concrete platform that served as his bed when a team of guards dressed in riot gear appeared at his cell door and ordered him to cuff up. A week earlier,
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Since Google acquired Waze back in 2013, the company has been slowly adding Waze features into Google Maps, including Waze’s traffic reporting functions and real-time speed limits. This relationship is reciprocated, as Google is integrating Assistant into the Waze app for U.S. Android users—a rollout, of course, which means you might not see the feature
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Latent Sciences | San Francisco & Boston | Software Architect | Onsite and Remote Latent Sciences is an AI-first predictive medicines company dedicated to solving neurodegenerative diseases [1]. We’re soon emerging from stealth mode, with exciting big-pharma projects and impactful clinical trial deployments. We’re looking for a SW Architect to lead the development of our
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It’s pretty obvious why you’d want to keep personal information private, like passwords and credit card data. But medical data might not be as obvious: why would hackers care whether I have diabetes? Thanks to a new report, we now know a little more about what happens when healthcare systems’ data is breached. According to
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SmartAsset is a fast-growing financial technology company with the simple mission of helping people make better financial decisions. We are a team that focuses on data-driven decisions and merit-based advancement, as well as collaboration, to meet our mission. Recently named one of Y Combinator’s Top 100 companies of all time, we have raised more than
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3D printing is a new way of manufacturing solid objects based on the principle of discrete-stacking.With the evolution of the trend, 3D printing has become a way to promote smart manufacturing, flexible manufacturing and green manufacturing. It can realize the integrated formation of complex structures that are difficult to process or even cannot be processed
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Screenshot: Cinar (Arthur) Hack Your CityEach Monday we ask you for your best city tips: driving tips, restaurant recs, things to do, and any other advice for visitors and locals. Sometimes the weekly topic is a specific city; other times it’s an aspect of all cities, so everyone can participate.   There are libraries where you
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“GOOGLE & OTHERS are suppressing voices of Conservatives”, tweeted Donald Trump in 2018. “They are controlling what we can & cannot see.” The president’s charges of bias are often dubious. But many people worry about algorithms absorbing human prejudices. Robert Epstein, an academic, has compiled data that show Google suggesting more positive terms when users
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Micro Switches are one of our product ranges here at Herga. They can be used for many different applications and are suitable for a range of industries. What is a Micro Switch?  A Micro Switch is a small, very sensitive switch which requires minimum compression to activate. They are very common in home appliances and
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Revised 2015-10-29: Found a few more (John Baldwin, Rob Malda, itojun). More from the vaults: In 2002, for Unix.se, I asked a number of developers/Unix people for screenshots of their desktops. Sort of like a crude usesthis.com-style thing. Here’s what I received. Dennis Ritchie (creator of C, co-creator of Unix): Dennis Ritchie’s desktop, July 2002
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SEEKING WORK I am data analyst with expertise in Advance Excel, Python, SQL,R,SAS,HTML5, CSS,Bootstrap,Java. Machine Learning is my current love and we are deeply in love. Pro at creating dashboards, visualisation and websites.Currently in Melbourne,Australia Remote: Yes Willing to relocate: Yes(Canada & US only) Website: https://cheesepotato.github.io/ Email: m.ravi2963@gmail.com.com
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Mozilla is the organization that has seemed the most committed to a free and open web. So the very idea that there could be a paid version of Firefox is potentially disturbing. The first inkling that Mozilla was considering adding paid for services to its browser came in October 2018 when it ran a limited
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Project Scarlett is the next Microsoft video game console. Phil Spencer, executive vice president of gaming at the company, announced the hardware during Microsoft’s E3 2019 press briefing. “The console should be optimized for one thing and one thing only,” said Spencer, “gaming.” Spencer explained the console has been developed by the team responsible for
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It’s cold in the Information Age natalian.org/ I can’t help but observe from a chat with a friend, that IT is in a bit of a crises, a “Trough of Disillusionment”. “It doesn’t seem to me that there is huge progress on anything.” #cryptowinter – nevermind the toxic FUD in the (poisoned?) “community” Virtual Reality
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Imagine that you are standing on one side of a river, and you want to reach a village on the other side. You have a group of cheerleaders behind you, egging you on. So you set off, full of determination. But you have forgotten to take the river’s current into account – and no matter
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