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1. Boring thieves had tunnel visions  |  ( hackernews )
L.A. THEN AND NOW Boring thieves had tunnel visionsIn the mid-1980s, the Hole in the Ground Gang dug passageways under at least two, and perhaps three, L.A.-area banks.
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3. The Justice Department is suing AT&T to block its $85 billion bid for Time Warner  |  ( hackernews )
Justice officials argued that a combined AT&T-Time Warner company could use its power to raise prices on consumers and corporate rivals.
4. Meet the world's youngest self-made billionaire  |  ( hackernews )
Image copyright Stripe Image caption John Collison does not enjoy discussing how much he is worthJohn Collison does not seem entirely comfortable with his somewhat impressive claim to fame - he is the world's youngest self-made billionaire.
5. SSL Issuer Popularity  |  ( hackernews )
Normally webmasters need to buy an SSL certificate from a SSL certificate vendor, (with the exception of Let's Encrypt).
6. VP of Engineering job at SmartAsset in New York, NY, powered by JobScore  |  ( hackernews )
Job DescriptionSmartAsset is looking for a hands-on, experienced senior software developer to join our NYC-based technology team as VP of Engineering.
7. Apps - The Official Samsung Galaxy Site  |  ( hackernews )
* Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint require a download to use.
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9. The Last of the Iron Lungs  |  ( hackernews )
In 2004, Respironics gave iron lung users three options: transition to another ventilator device, keep using the iron lung but know that Respironics may not be able to repair the device, or accept full ownership and responsibility of the iron lung and find someone else to repair it.
10. Google Cloud Platform cuts the price of GPUs by up to 36 percent  |  ( hackernews )
“Preemptible local SSDs” refers to local SSDs attached to Google’s preemptible VMs.
11. Nehru, the Patron Saint of Soviet Sexual Liberation?  |  ( hackernews )
The prime minister of India was then visiting the Soviet Union, and he became an instant – an unwitting – hero for young Soviet men and women.
12. Cost Effectiveness of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction – Aceso Under Glass  |  ( hackernews )
To try to get an estimate on the harms of mental health and the benefits of alieviating mental health problems, I did a preliminary cost-effectiveness analysis of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).
13. The Secret Lives of China’s Art Factory Workers – Instapainting Blog  |  ( hackernews )
Despite the decline, Dongguan’s second largest oil painting factory is still in operation and the stories of mass production are familiar.
14. NIST container security guidelines: CoreOS has you covered  |  ( hackernews )
CoreOS's Container Linux Update Operator can even automatically coordinate system restarts for updated Container Linux cluster nodes, so that overall cluster availability is preserved without human intervention.
15. The Performance Cost of Server Side Rendered React on Node.js  |  ( hackernews )
The Performance Cost of Server Side Rendered React on Node.jsI like React as a templating engine, not only on the client side but on the server as well.
16. Intel® Product Security Center  |  ( hackernews )
Associated CPU Generation Resolved Firmware version 6th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family 6th Gen X-Series Intel® CoreTM Processor Intel® ME 11.8.50.3425 Intel® ME 11.11.50.1422 7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family 7th Gen X-Series Intel® CoreTM Processor Intel® ME 11.8.50.3425 Intel® ME 11.11.50.1422 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family Intel® ME 11.8.50.3425 Intel® Xeon® Processor E3-1200 v5 Product Family Intel® ME 11.8.50.3425 Intel® SPS 4.1.4.054 Intel® Xeon® Processor E3-1200 v6 Product Family Intel® ME 11.8.50.3425 Intel® SPS 4.1.4.054 Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable Family Intel SPS 4.0.04.288 Intel® ME 11.21.50.1424 Intel® Xeon® Processor W Family Intel® ME 11.11.50.1422 Intel® Atom® C3000 Processor Family Intel® SPS 4.0.04.139 Apollo Lake Intel® Atom Processor E3900 series Intel® TXE Firmware 3.1.50.2222– Production version release Apollo Lake Intel® Pentium™ Intel® TXE Firmware 3.1.50.2222– Production version release Celeron™ N series Processors Intel® TXE Firmware 3.1.50.2222– Production version release Celeron™ J series Processors Intel® TXE Firmware 3.1.50.2222– Production version releaseAcknowledgements: External Security Researchers and Intel Validation.
17. Kansas is ‘one of the most secretive, darkest states’: Why so secret, Kansas?  |  ( hackernews )
Neil Nakahodo and Leah Becerra The Kansas City StarKansas may be the most secretive state in the country, a Kansas City Star investigation shows.
18. Jaw-dropping software converts 360 video into 3D model for VR  |  ( hackernews )
However, Institut Pascal has developed software that can convert a 360 video taken by a consumer 360 camera into a 3D model.
19. Introducing TensorFlow Feature Columns  |  ( hackernews )
Indicator and embedding columnsIndicator columns and embedding columns never work on features directly, but instead take categorical columns as input.
20. Introducing Team discussions · GitHub  |  ( hackernews )
Support for team discussions in the GitHub API v3 and v4 and GitHub Enterprise is coming soon—and stay tuned for even more features, and functionality.
21. Social Media Is a Denial-of-Service Attack on Your Mind  |  ( hackernews )
So one way to talk about the effects of these technologies is that they are a kind of a denial-of-service (DoS) attack on the human will.
22. Meet The People Who Listen to Podcasts Crazy-Fast  |  ( hackernews )
Meet the podfasters, a subset of podcast obsessives who listen to upward of 50 episodes a week, by, like Kenny, listening extremely fast.
23. MICROSOFT HAS IT ALL  |  ( hackernews )
soared to prominence in the personal computer business, so did Microsoft, in a relationship that one Microsoft official recently described as ''five years on a raft.''
24. AWS Government, Education, & Nonprofits Blog  |  ( hackernews )
The AWS Secret Region also will be available to non-IC U.S. Government customers with appropriate Secret-level network access and their own contract vehicles for use of the AWS Secret Region.
25. The Cost Center Trap  |  ( hackernews )
“I used to have everyone I needed in my business unit,” she told me.
26. Stanford Lagunita  |  ( hackernews )
Along the way we will also touch on how programming languages are designed, programming language semantics, and why there are so many different kinds of programming languages.
27. Time Series Database Lectures – Fall 2017  |  ( hackernews )
The "Time Series Database Lectures" is a semester-long seminar series featuring speakers from the leading developers of time series and streaming data management systems.
29. India's Indira canteen: The best meal you can buy for 13 cents  |  ( hackernews )
Mohd Irshad Ahmad, who works as a security guard at a Bangalore shopping centre, tells me he's a regular at the Indira canteen.
30. DéjàVu: a map of code duplicates on GitHub  |  ( hackernews )
DéjàVu: a map of code duplicates on GitHubDéjàVu: A map of code duplicates on GitHub Lopes et al., OOPSLA ‘17‘DéjàVu’ drew me in with its attention grabbing abstract:This paper analyzes a corpus of 4.5 million non-fork projects hosted on GitHub representing over 482 million files written in Java, C++, Python, and JavaScript.