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IoT hack: how to break a smart home…again

IoT hack: how to break a smart home…again

There can never be too many IoT gadgets – that’s what people usually think when buying yet another connected device with advanced functionality. From our perspective, we also think there can’t be too many IoT investigations. So, we have continued our experiments into checking and uncovering how vulnerable they are, and followed up our research…
Nokia 3310 is back

The Nokia 3310 is back: Price, Specs, and Availability

The Nokia 3310 is back: Price, Specs, and Availability in Pakistan KARACHI – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has proudly announced a classic...
Thread by @clemensv: “I’ve talked to a lot of distributed systems engineers (who build cloud-scale stuff) from across the industry about blockchain. While most pl […]”

Thread by @clemensv: “I’ve talked to a lot of distributed systems engineers (who build...

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GDPR for lazy people: Block all European users with Cloudflare Workers – Apility.io

GDPR for lazy people: Block all European users with Cloudflare Workers – Apility.io

Don’t want to deal with GDPR? Block them all! Blocking 500 million users is a serious thing. Still, I have found sites that implement the most secure way to comply with the new GDPR laws: Block all European users! Yes, it’s hard to believe that somebody takes such a drastic decision, but it’s happening. Trying to…
How Hotmail changed Microsoft (and email) forever

How Hotmail changed Microsoft (and email) forever

Enlarge / The many lives of Hotmail. Sean GallagherTwenty years ago this week, on December 29, 1997, Bill Gates bought Microsoft a $450 million late Christmas present: a Sunnyvale-based outfit called Hotmail. With the buy—the largest all-cash Internet startup purchase of its day—Microsoft plunged into the nascent world of Web-based email. Originally launched in 1996…
Incredible ‘Hypatia’ Stone Contains Compounds Not Found in the Solar System

Incredible ‘Hypatia’ Stone Contains Compounds Not Found in the Solar System

MARIO DI MARTINO/INAF OSSERVATORIO ASTROFYSICO DI TORINO Advertisement - Continue Reading Below The Hypatia stone is only a few centimeters across, broken into pebble fragments, but it may very well be the most interesting rock in the world. Named for Hypatia of Alexandria, the first prominent Western woman astronomer and mathematician, the colorful rock was…
How Classical Cryptography Will Survive Quantum Computers – Facts So Romantic – Nautilus

How Classical Cryptography Will Survive Quantum Computers – Facts So Romantic – Nautilus

Quantum Lab: Scientists are fabricating quantum photonic circuits—consisting of waveguides and other elements—to manipulate single photons for future quantum communications and processing.Oak Ridge National Laboratory / Flickr Justin Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister, certainly raised the profile of quantum computing a few notches last year, when he gamely—if vaguely1—described it for a press conference. But…
Intel Fights For Its Future

Intel Fights For Its Future

by Jean-Louis Gassée The Smartphone 2.0 era has destroyed many companies: Nokia, Blackberry, Palm… Will Intel be another victim, either as a result of the proposed Broadcom-Qualcomm combination, or as a consequence of a suicidal defense move? In November 2017, Broadcom (revenue $17.6B, market cap $104B) announced its intent to acquire Qualcomm (revenue $22.9B, market cap…
Undefined vs Unsafe in Rust

Undefined vs Unsafe in Rust

Recently Julia Evans wrote an excellent post about debugging a segfault in Rust. (Go read it, it’s good) One thing it mentioned was I think “undefined” and “unsafe” are considered to be synonyms. This is … incorrect. However, we in the Rust community have never really explicitly outlined the distinction, so that confusion is on…
Regarding the Em Dash – The Millions

Regarding the Em Dash – The Millions

Punctuation, largely invisible and insignificant for normal people, as it should be, is a highly personal matter for writers.  Periods, commas, colons, semi-colons:  in their use or non-use and in their order and placement, can represent elaboration, conjecture, doubt, finality.  And in aggregate, over the course of a text, the rhythms of punctuation advance an…
The Benefits of Economic Expansions Are Increasingly Going to the Richest Americans

The Benefits of Economic Expansions Are Increasingly Going to the Richest Americans

In the paper containing the chart, published this month in the Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics, Ms. Tcherneva argues that this shift indicates a failure of the approach that governments take to stabilizing the economy. The postwar consensus has been that central bank action to cut interest rates should be the key tool to fight economic…
hchasestevens/hchasestevens.github.io

hchasestevens/hchasestevens.github.io

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