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Security Analyst Concludes Windows 10 Enterprise 'Tracks Too Much'

A viral Twitter rant about Windows 10 Enterprise supposedly ignoring users' privacy settings has since been clarified.

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Ask Slashdot: Is There A Screen-Less, Keyboard-Less, Battery-Powered Computer?

Long-time Slashdot reader Wycliffe writes:
So I have a travel keyboard that I love. I can carry my OS on a USB flash drive. There are several options for portable battery powered monitors.

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Opera Says Their iOS Updates Are Still Coming - Just Slowly

Slashdot reader BrianFagioli has posted an update about his communication with Opera over their plans for iOS.

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Leaked 'Standing Rock' Documents Reveal Invasive Counterterrorism Measures

An anonymous reader writes:
"A shadowy international mercenary and security firm known as TigerSwan targeted the movement opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline with military-style counterterrorism mea

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Seven Science Journals Have A Dog On Their Editorial Board

An anonymous reader writes:
A professor of health policy at Australia's Curtin University got seven different science journals to put his dog on their editorial board.

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Malicious Apps Brought Ad-Clicking 'Judy' Malware To Millions Of Android Phones

An anonymous reader quotes Fortune:
The security firm Checkpoint on Thursday uncovered dozens of Android applications that infected users' devices with malicious ad-click software.

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New Privacy Vulnerability In IOT Devices: Traffic Rate Metadata

Orome1 quotes Help Net Security: Even though many IoT devices for smart homes encrypt their traffic, a passive network observer -- e.g.

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Silicon Valley Continues To Explore Universal Basic Incomes

A Silicon Valley Congressman "is pushing for a plan that has been described as a first step toward universal basic income...a long-shot $1 trillion expansion to the earned income tax credit that is al

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Researchers Found Perfect Contraceptives In Traditional Chinese Medicine

hackingbear writes:
Researchers at U.C.

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Is Amazon's AWS Hiring 'Demolishing The Cult Of Youth'?

Tech analyst James Governor argues that Amazon's cloud business is "demolishing the cult of youth."
It just announced it is hiring James Gosling, one of the original inventors of Java...

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New Details On Sergey Brin's Plan For The World's Largest Aircraft

An anonymous reader shares The Guardian's report on plans for a new aircraft that's two-and-a-half times the size of a 747.
Google co-founder Sergey Brin is building a hi-tech airship in Silicon Valle

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Even For Businesses, Chrome Is The Top Browser

An anonymous reader shares Computerworld's interview with David Michael Smith of Gartner.

"Most enterprises still have a 'standard' browser, and most of the time, that's something from Microsoft.

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Working Theory In Jet Crash: IPhone In Cockpit Is To Blame

Apple Insider reports:
Apple on Friday said that it's open to cooperation with French authorities, who are exploring the possibility that two of the company's devices were linked to the crash of Egypt

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Google Go-Playing A.I. Retires To Focus On Energy Conservation And Medicine

After "narrowly" beating the world's top Go player, what's left for Google's AlphaGo AI?

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Creative Commons Staff Members Release New Free eBook

ChristianVillum writes: Creative Commons staff-members Sarah Hinchliff Pearson and Paul Stacey have now published Made With Creative Commons, the awaited book they successfully funded on Kickstarter i

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Waterfront home by Atelier Pierre Thibault overlooks Quebec's Lac Masson

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Programming With Yii: Generating Documentation

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

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Create an Intelligent App With Google Cloud Speech and Natural Language APIs

An application that truly understands a natural language is something sci-fi enthusiasts, programmers, and AI researchers have dreamed about for decades.

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Extending HTML by Creating Custom Tags

In this tutorial I will show you how easy it is to extend the HTML language with custom tags.

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Shingle Runwell Turntable

The Shinola Runwell Turntable was created as a limited run of 500 units. It made me gasp! What a beauty!

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The Single Greatest Truth

This made me chuckle.

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What Is Luck?

Is luck real?

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A Mobile Phone Contract for Teenagers

13) Learn to overcome the uncomfortable feeling of striking up a conversation with those around you! Try not to use your phone as a means of avoiding others.

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How to Define State With Angular UI-Router

 

UI-Router is a flexible and powerful alternative for AngularJS routing.

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Dynamic Page Templates in WordPress, Part 2

In part 1 of this tutorial series I introduced the basic concept of dynamic page templates and created

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How to Handle Exceptions in Elixir

Exception handling is a great practice for any software development methodology.

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You Are…

Where are you?

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Sheena Liam

Embroidery artist Sheena Liam hand sews images of women whose hair seems to gracefully dangle from the 2D surfaces. Lovely.

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Your Heart

‘Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.’ – Confucius (via)

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Roll-Out Table

The length of the Roll-Out Table can be adjusted by sliding the end out and letting the tabletop follow, while the steel crank on the side is used to retract the length. Totally wish listing this one!

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The Empathy of Food

Anna Lappé speaks on the “empathy of food”. (via Michael Pollan)

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How to take a vacation the right way as a Freelancer

When you run your own business it can be tough to take a break. Especially hard if you work alone. In this post, I share some techniques and tips that help me get quality downtime.

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Java Creator James Gosling Joins Amazon Web Services

The legendary computer scientist and founder of Java, James Gosling, is joining forces with Amazon Web Services.

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Friday Link Pack

– 20 minutes dinners! – Embroidery art! – Gather is a minimal, modular desk organizer. Really well done!

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Palm Jewelry Dish

This palm shaped jewelry dish is lovely.

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Pile of Good Things

“So what if instead of thinking about solving your whole life, you just think about adding additional good things. One at a time.

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Sounds of NYC

My studiomate Gabe just launched Sounds of NYC in collaboration with Breather (a service I LOVE). So simple. So lovely.

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Securing iOS Data at Rest: Protecting the User's Data

This is the first of three articles on securing user data at rest.

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♥ / Squarespace

Big thanks to Squarespace for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed continuously. With Squarespace, you can create a professional website or portfolio that makes a statement.

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The Hello Bench

This bench concept made me laugh. For once a corporate video I actually enjoyed. (via Kyle)

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Normal

“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car

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Pause Button For Email

INBOX PAUSE is a handy pause button for your inbox. It allows you to put new messages on hold, making it so they won’t appear in your Inbox until you are ready for them.

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Communication

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw

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Google Home Gets Notifications, Hands-Free Calling, a TV Interface and More

Google has announced several news features for Google Home to help it better compete against the Amazon Echo.