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1. An illustrated tour of Unix history
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... delightful, touching on the people and institutional forces that shaped the operating environment that has come to dominate modern computing (he even gives a mention to Cardiac, the cardboard computer ...
Monday, 12 November 2018
2. How many computers are in your computer?
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
Gwern Branwen asks the deceptively simple question "How many computers are in your computer?" Having defined "computer" as "a Turing-complete device which can be programmed in a usefully general fashion ...
Monday, 12 November 2018
Unieuro lancia con largo anticipo il Black Friday proponendo ai suoi clienti moltissimi prodotti in forte sconto in categorie come smartphone e computer. The post Black Friday 2018 Unieuro: sconti e prodotti ...
Monday, 12 November 2018
... trusted computing can prevent compromises to operating systems and other low-level parts of their computer's operating environment. But as with every security measure, there's a difference between "secure ...
Sunday, 11 November 2018
... best known inventions - the Robot Knight. This robot is an early proto-computer android whose read-only programmable memory allowed it to perform many actions. And it was also rumored that the robot’s ...
Saturday, 10 November 2018
... has proven difficult. I've tried lap desks, balancing my computer on a backpack, you name it. My computer always slides around, making it damn near impossible to type. What's more, a neck injury that I ...
Friday, 09 November 2018
LinuxUprising: stretchly is an open source, cross-platform break time reminder. Read all
Thursday, 08 November 2018
Bad computer security can sometimes have a cascading effect, as researchers from the Netherlands discovered. They first spotted vulnerabilities in the embedded encryption of several SSD models from Samsung ...
Tuesday, 06 November 2018
... with it and accept that you have to go back to a real computer from time to time because it’s just easier. And in that case, you might as well just use a real computer. I had the last-gen iPad Pro and ...
Tuesday, 06 November 2018
My latest Locus Magazine column is What the Internet Is For: it describes the revolutionary principle (end-to-end communications) and technologies (general purpose computers, strong cryptography) that ...
Tuesday, 06 November 2018
In Towards Construction Based Data Hiding: From Secrets to Fingerprint Images , published in IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (Sci-Hub Mirror), two Fudan University computer scientists propose a ...
Tuesday, 06 November 2018
If you've ever had your bus show up later than scheduled, here's a welcome development for you. Volkswagen, with the help of D-Wave, has tapped the power of quantum computing to develop a traffic ...
Tuesday, 06 November 2018
13. One day, a computer will fit on a desk
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
Arthur C. Clarke forecasts the future in 1974. We've come a long way. Kinda. (via r/ObscureMedia) Read the rest Read all
Monday, 05 November 2018
Planet Computers' Gemini could serve as a phone if you really wanted, but it was ultimately a PDA first and foremost. It's ...
Monday, 05 November 2018
FTP -- the "file transfer protocol" -- is a long-supplanted Unix tool for transferring files between computers, once standard but now considered to be too insecure to use; so it's alarming that it's running ...
Monday, 05 November 2018
ServerWatch: The world's third largest supercomputer is now live, as work begins on new Cray system for 2020 Read all  ...
Sunday, 04 November 2018
... of users' computers. An independent security firm, Digital Shadows, has verified that the leaked messages and account data are real, though it may be that the account data was scraped from public data ...
Saturday, 03 November 2018
betanews: Wowow new System76. Read all
Friday, 02 November 2018
LinuxUprising: DNSCrypt is a network protocol which authenticates and encrypts Domain Name System (DNS) traffic between the user's computer and recursive name servers. Read all  ...
Thursday, 01 November 2018
"I wish I could see it." He's standing in the hallway, graphite-colored goggles strapped to his face and a small, circular computer sticking out of his front pocket. He laughs as the distant ...
Thursday, 01 November 2018
After years of being confined to computers, Old School Runescape has finally made it to mobile. More than a full year after developer Jagex promised the port, the throwback version of the wildly popular ...
Thursday, 01 November 2018
Things have been looking weird and ominous for the fifteenth annual International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology, a small but respected academic games conference, and now ...
Thursday, 01 November 2018
The Think a Dot was a small non-electronic toy with an 8 pixel 2-bit display. To change the color of the pixels, you dropped marbles into three holes at the top. As you can see, the pixels change color ...
Tuesday, 30 October 2018
A single smut-addicted official at the US Geological Survey led to an IT crisis there, according to an official report, with more than 9000 computers ending up infected. The recommendations? Filter the ...
Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Another cool design for a computer-controlled wire bending machine. Read more on MAKE The post Amazing Arduino-Based, 3D Printed Wire Bending Machine appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas ...
Monday, 29 October 2018