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Hacking Your Body Through a Nerve In Your Neck

agent elevator writes: IEEE Spectrum has a feature (part of its Hacking the Human OS issue) on the future of vagus nerve stimulation, a device-based therapy with the potential to treat a ridiculously

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Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Sentenced To Life In Prison

An anonymous reader sends an update on the trial of Ross Ulbricht, the man behind the Silk Road online black market. Sentencing is now complete, and Ulbricht has been given life in prison.

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More About Dan Shapiro and the Glowforge CNC Laser Cutter (Video #2)

Yesterday Glowforge Co-Founder and CEO Dan Shapiro told us that the Glowforge machine is a CNC laser cutter and engraver, not a 3-D Printer -- even though the first words on Glowforge's main page are,

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Land Art Park Significantly Reduces Jet Engine Noise Near Airport

ClockEndGooner writes: A study conducted by the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research found that low frequency and long wavelength jet engine droning noise was significantly reduced

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Professional Internet Troll Sues Her Former Employer

baegucb sends a followup to the news from March that professional internet trolls were operating by the hundreds at factories in Russia.

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Florida Hospital Shows Normal Internet Lag Time Won't Affect Remote Robotic Surgeries

Lucas123 writes: Remote robotic surgery performed hundreds or even thousands of miles away from the physician at the controls is possible and safe, according to the Florida Hospital that recently test

in swissmiss

Food Hats

Every now and then I stumble upon an absolute gem on the internet. This Instagram account with the username ChiliPhilly is one of them. It put the biggest smile on my face.

in Wired

Hackers Hit the IRS and Make Off With 100K Taxpayers’ Files

Hackers Hit the IRS and Make Off With 100K Taxpayers’ Files

On Tuesday the IRS admitted that it had been t

in Fontblog

FB Premium Fonts – Episode # 3

Here it is the 3rd episode of premium fonts. As you know these fonts are available on the web for free yet are difficult to download.

in NETTUTS

Accessibility, Part 4: Operable

Broadly speaking this is the principle that your website must be able to be safely navigated for all users.

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Using Android's VectorDrawable Class

Introduction

While Android does not support SVGs (Scalable Vector Graphics) directly, Lollipop introduced a new class called VectorDrawable, which allows designers and developers to draw assets in

in Smashing Magazine

Designing For Explicit Choice

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Using Social Media to Locate Eyewitnesses: The Twitter API

Tweet about President Obama taking the stage at Selma

This is the second of a two-part se

in swissmiss

Fontstand: iTunes for Fonts

Netherland based Frontstand was introduced just a few days ago at TYPO Berlin and aims to be the iTunes of Fonts.

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10 Font Goodies

We have compile a list of Free Downloadable various type Fonts for personal & commercial use for Web Designers and Logo Artists by which you can save your money as well as time and focus on makin

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Hubble Discovers a Fast-Aging Star Nicknamed "Nasty 1"

An anonymous reader writes: Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, Astronomers have uncovered surprising new clues about a large, rapidly aging star whose behavior has never been seen before.

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Gadget Lab Podcast: Spotify Sings a New Tune

 Spotify Sings a New Tune

This week, the hosts go deep on the changes at Spotify.

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Plan Bureau imagines a twin-peaked wooden house in the mountains


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Design Patterns: Delegation

The delegation pattern is among the most common patterns in iOS and OS X development.

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Moving WordPress: Moving Your Site From a Subdirectory to the Root Directory

There are times when you need to create a WordPress site in a subdirectory and not the root directory for the domain it's hosted on.

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Programming With Yii2: Timestamp Behavior

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

If you're asking, "What's Yii?" check out my earlier t

in NETTUTS

How to Translate Tuts+ Tutorials

We recently pushed out some big changes to the Tuts+ Translation Project, making the process easier and quicker for everyone

in NETTUTS

New Course: Learn to Code With Ruby

If you've never programmed before, or if you want an introduction to the Ruby programming language, our new course is for you! 

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Quick Tips to Boost Your WordPress Website's Speed: Further & Better Optimization

In the previous article, we discussed the importance of speed in web and

in swissmiss

Red Paper Bridge

This red paper bridge is a temporary installation by British environmental artist Steve Messam and made from 22,000 separate pieces of locally-sourced paper. Beautiful.

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Canadian Piracy Rates Plummet As Industry Points To New Copyright Notice System

An anonymous reader writes: Canada's copyright notice-and-notice system took effect earlier this
year, leading to thousands of notifications being forwarded by
Internet providers to their subscribers.

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Adblock Plus Launches Adblock Browser: a Fork of Firefox For Android

An anonymous reader writes: Adblock Plus has launched Adblock Browser for Android.

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Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Solve a Unique Networking Issue?

New submitter petro-tech writes: I work as a service technician, maintaining and repairing gas pumps and POS equipment.

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Critical Vulnerability In NetUSB Driver Exposes Millions of Routers To Hacking

itwbennett writes: NetUSB, a service that lets devices connected over USB to a computer be shared with other machines on a local network or the Internet, is implemented in Linux-based embedded systems

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Oregon Testing Pay-Per-Mile Driving Fee To Replace Gas Tax

schwit1 tips news that Oregon will become the first U.S. state to test a program to replace their gas tax with a fee for each mile citizens drive on public roads.

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Martian Moons May Have Formed Like Earth's

sciencehabit writes: Astronomers have long believed that Mars snatched its two moons — Phobos and Deimos — from the asteroid belt.

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Hydrogen-Powered Drone Can Fly For 4 Hours at a Time

stowie writes: The Hycopter uses its frame to store energy in the form of hydrogen instead of air.

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New Chrome Extension Uses Sound To Share URLs Between Devices

itwbennett writes: Google Tone is an experimental feature that could be used to easily and instantly share browser pages, search results, videos and other pages among devices, according to Google Rese

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Huawei's LiteOS Internet of Things Operating System Is a Minuscule 10KB

Mark Wilson writes: Chinese firm Huawei today announces its IoT OS at an event in Beijing.

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How 1990s Encryption Backdoors Put Today's Internet In Jeopardy

An anonymous reader writes: While debate swirls in Washington D.C. about new encryption laws, the consequences of the last crypto war is still being felt.

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The Brainteaser Elon Musk Asks New SpaceX Engineers

Nerval's Lobster writes: The latest biography of Elon Musk, by technology journalist Ashlee Vance, provides an in-depth look into how the entrepreneur and tech titan built Tesla Motors and SpaceX from

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Learn About The Technology Education And Literacy in Schools Program (Video #2)

Quoting our intro from yesterday's 'Part One' video: 'The Technology Education And Literacy in Schools program (TEALS to its friends), started with one volunteer, a Berkeley CS grad named Kevin Wang w

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Grand Theft Auto V Keeps Raking In Money

jones_supa writes: At end of 2013, Grand Theft Auto V made $800 million during initial 24 hours of sales.

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Eugene Kaspersky: "Our Business Is Saving the World From Computer Villains"

blottsie writes: While the nature of Kaspersky's relationship with the Kremlin remains, at the very least, a matter of contention, his company's influence is anything but hazy.

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Do Russian Uranium Deals Threaten World Supply Security?

Lasrick writes: A recent article in the New York Times notes that the Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom and associated firms are gaining control of a growing number of uranium resources and mi

in John Resig

Using Waifu2x to Upscale Japanese Prints

In my spare time I’ve been working on a database of Japanese prints for a little over 3.5 years now.

in Wired

Spotify Is Turning Starbucks Baristas Into Coffee Shop DJs

Spotify Is Turning Starbucks Baristas Into Coffee Shop DJs

Spotify is the official music option of Starbucks

in Dezeen

Timber-clad pavilions by Barkow Leibinger form a campus for a computing thinktank


in NETTUTS

Quick Tip: Add Facebook Login to Your Android App

Facebook Login provides a convenient and secure way for people to log in to an app without having to go through a sign-up process first.

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Get a Free Year on Tuts+

Until 31 May you'll receive a free yearly subscription to Tuts+ when you

in Six Revisions

10 Useful Resources for Learning Markdown Syntax

Markdown is easy to learn! To help you get you started, check out these ten excellent Markdown tutorials and reference guides.