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    Fox News Obama defends Manning commutation amid criticism, claims justice was ‘served’Fox NewsPresident Obama, at his final press conference in office, on Wednesday defended his controversial decision to commute the bulk of Chelsea Manning’s 35-year prison term for leaking classified documents – claiming the former intelligence analyst served a …Obama’s Last News Conference: TranscriptNew York TimesObama […]...

    TIME The Case for Donald Trump’s Official White House PhotographerTIMEIn the next 48 hours, as President Barack Obama prepares to leave the White House, his official photographer, Pete Souza, will document the last moments of his history-making presidency. The photographs Souza will take on Jan. 20 will join the more … and more » Powered by […]...

    Washington Post EPA nominee Scott Pruitt won’t say if he would recuse himself from his own lawsuits against the agencyWashington PostScott Pruitt, who repeatedly has sued the Environmental Protection Agency during his tenure as Oklahoma attorney general, declined to say Wednesday whether he would recuse himself from those ongoing cases if confirmed as the agency’s […]...

    Washington Post HHS nominee Price sees ‘access’ to coverage as health reform goalWashington PostRep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to head the Department of Health and Human Services and one of Congress’s most vehement critics of the Affordable Care Act, told senators on Wednesday that “it is absolutely imperative” for …Price vows not to […]...

    U.S. News & World Report Obama expected to defend Manning decision at news conferenceU.S. News & World ReportFILE – In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Chelsea Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. On Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, […]...

    Politico Obama looks to pressure Trump on the mediaPoliticoPresident Barack Obama frequently used his trips abroad to highlight the importance of a free press, making leaders from more repressive regimes — from China and Ethiopia to Cuba and Vietnam — stand at his side and answer questions from the media.Obama to Hold His Last News […]...

    NBCNews.com Chelsea Manning decision: Obama under fire for cutting sentenceBBC NewsUS President Barack Obama has come under fire from top Republicans for his decision to commute the sentence of Chelsea Manning, who leaked documents to Wikileaks in 2010. House Speaker Paul Ryan said the move set a “dangerous precedent”.Veterans of Foreign Wars slams commutation for […]...

    Slate Magazine Commuting Chelsea Manning’s Sentence Makes Sense. Pardoning Edward Snowden Doesn’t.Slate MagazinePhoto illustration by Slate. Photos by AFPTV/AFP/Getty Images and U.S. Army/Handout/Reuters. President Obama’s decision to commute Chelsea Manning’s sentence from 35 years to time served plus 100 days—or about seven years, in all—is a reasonable …Obama’s grave misstep: Commuting Manning’s sentenceWashington Post (blog)Obama’s Chelsea […]...

    Washington Post US scientists officially declare 2016 the hottest year on record. That makes three in a row.Washington PostThis story has been updated. In a powerful testament to the warming of the planet, two leading U.S. science agencies Wednesday jointly declared 2016 the hottest year on record, surpassing the previous record set just last year […]...

    New York Times Earth Sets a Temperature Record for the Third Straight YearNew York TimesIce in the Arctic Ocean’s Chukchi Sea region. “What’s going on in the Arctic is really very impressive; this year was ridiculously off the chart,” said Gavin A. Schmidt, head of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies. Credit Esther Horvath. Marking […]...
    TL;DR: We’ve launched spoiler tags for posts. This allows spoilers to be clearly identified in any community on any platform. Reddit is a great place to discuss the things you love. And right now the culture industry is working overtime to pump out oodles of the things you love. Whatever these passions, you can find a community on Reddit that is as excited about them as you are. That could be: Discussing the r/StarWars universe at length Following Worlds in r/leagueoflegends Ruminating on the whereabouts of Gendry in r/gameofthrones Watching the showrunner get involved in the fan theorizing on ...

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    UPDATE: It's 5p ET and I will be wrapping up soon. I'll be responding to a few more questions that have already been posted, but not answering any new questions. Thank you everyone! I am the director of communications for the Marijuana Policy Project — https://www.mpp.org — which has organized several successful efforts to legalize and regulate marijuana for medical and broader adult use. MPP lobbies in state legislatures and Congress, supports state and local ballot initiatives, and educates the public about cannabis and the benefits of ending prohibition. 2016 was a historic year for the reform movement, and we are now working to defend those victories and continue making progress at the state and federal levels. I am also a co-author of Marijuana Is Safer: So why are we driving people to drink? Proof: http://imgur.com/wqTMFS5 submitted ...

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    Gawker.com is shutting down today, Monday 22nd August, 2016, some 13 years after it began and two days before the end of my forties. It is the end of an era.Read more...

    Gawker.com will cease operations today. I asked former editors of the site to help us send it off. Thanks for reading, commenting, and tipping. Long live Gawker. —APRead more...

    I often feel guilt when I assign a story. This is partly a function of being a woman who would, if she had her way, please and comfort her entire universe of acquaintances, and partly a function of having been convinced at a relatively young age by the argument that Janet Malcolm famously made in The Journalist and the Murderer: “Every journalist who is not too stupid or full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible.”Read more......

    A lie with a billion dollars behind it is stronger than the truth. Peter Thiel has shut down Gawker.com. Read more...

    Wherever you go in this life, there is some jerk telling you what to do. Almost always. But not always. Read more...

    Breakups have a way of robbing you of your identity, especially when you’re the one who’s being broken up with. If the union was worth joining in the first place, severing it disrupts your habits, your decision-making, your system of loving. It erases the mutations your love has engendered. You don’t even get to keep them in a jar of formaldehyde. Your best chance at preservation is art.Read more......

    A cool sunset does more for a hot publication’s glory than all the sweaty days of its actual word-pushing. As night falls—and night always falls, honey—plenty of beloveds return and gather round to tamp down the grave. Some come to tap-dance because every media graveyard has sad ghouls.Read more......

    Goodnight, friends.Read more...

    The world is your oyster. By which I mean it’s under intense surveillance at all times even though that’s a giant waste of energy, money, and humanity.Read more...

    Trump has been promoted this week from statue to puppet.Read more...
    Rehearsals are under way for Thursday's free-of-charge Make America Great Again celebration at the Lincoln Memorial and TMZ got some pics. Jon Voight was front and center rehearsing his speech. Check out the tunnel underneath the stage so tourists… ...

    Paul McCartney is putting Sony Music on notice ... he's going to reclaim his copyright on a bunch of The Beatles hits in the very near future whether the label likes it or not. Sony currently holds the copyright on the songs, but in legal docs… ...

    Future and Ciara are no longer at war over custody of their 2-year-old baby Future ... we've learned the case is officially settled. Sources close to the exes tell TMZ ... they've agreed to joint custody, however, baby Future will be with Ciara most… ...

    Fear not, Packers fans ... the Rodgers Family soap opera playing out in the media will have NO EFFECT on your quarterback ... so says Aaron's former longtime teammate and current pal James Jones. The wide receiver tells TMZ Sports he just spoke… ...

    Legal groups offering free representation for inauguration protesters are ready to defend anything ... and believe civil disobedience will fall under that umbrella. King Downing, Director of Mass Defense for the National Lawyers Guild, says there's… ...

    A man who posted a video threatening to kill President-elect Donald Trump at the inauguration has been arrested in Florida. Miami Beach PD arrested Dominic Puopolo Tuesday at a Subway restaurant. He had recorded and tweeted a video on Monday ...… ...

    President Obama will stay at the Palm Springs home of one of his ambassadors ... TMZ has learned. The Obamas will be unpacking their suitcases late Friday at the abode of outgoing US ambassador to Spain James Costos and his husband -- an… ...

    One of Egypt's most famous soccer players EVER has been put on the country's terror watch and no-fly list over allegations he contributed money to the Muslim Brotherhood.  The player is Mohamed Aboutrika -- who was an absolute STUD before… ...

    One of the dogs in the upcoming film "A Dog's Purpose" desperately resisted shooting a risky scene, but chilling footage shows filmmakers apparently forcing the animal into rushing water. TMZ obtained this video of a scene shot in a pool outside… ...

    Jackie Evancho's transgender sister will undergo surgery to begin reassignment the same week Jackie belts out the national anthem at Donald Trump's inauguration ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to the Evancho family tell us Jackie's sister,… ...
    Coco Austin an her ginormous funbags hit the beach in a too small bikini. At some point makers of Atlas are going to name her a continent and school kids will have to update their textbooks. read more...

    Hollywood's put women and Leslie Mann's gimp in charge of empowering women in film. Mostly they've come up with taking previously successful film franchises and rebooting them with female casts in the place of the original male cast. You give ideating a bad name, and that... read more...

    This is the twenty-something chick director Len Wiseman took to shtupping during the splitting up period from his wife, Kate Beckinsale. He previously dumped his then wife to hook up with Beckinsale who he directed on Underworld when the series was still worth a home... read more...

    Reza Farahan is the one mustached Persian dude Bravo casting found who would suck a dildo on camera and get wasted and talk excitedly about man ass which made him eminently cast worthy for Shahs of Sunset. read more...

    The NFL picks their Super Bowl halftime musical act by assessing what guys who watch football have absolutely no interest in watching. It's a blatant play to keep female and kiddy household members at the TV screen when everybody else runs off to take a shit and re-fill... read more...

    The topless marauding Euro-feminist group FEMEN started out as a tight knit group of shrieking Ukrainian women demanding big ideas like Marxist reforms and state subsidized maxi pads. read more

    Prior to entering rehab last month Lamar Odom did a segment on the daytime show The Doctors explaining his decision to some shitty soap opera guy posing as a doctor. It's produced by Dr Phil, so assume its target audience is fat idiots. read more...

    Variety did a fairly nauseating puff piece about Chelsea Handler, which intimated that her Netflix show may or may not take on a more serious tone in the future because of the Trump elections. read more...

    Today’s podcast is all about the best crossover porn stars, adult performers who took their naked skills to Hollywood productions read more

    Kendall Jenner shows off her bikini bod because bonus points for not fucking up her body with implants. Her sweet mum must be seething. And chasing her with a scalpel. read more
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    According to a joint report from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2016 was officially the hottest year on record. If that statistic sounds familiar, it's because 2015 was also the hottest year on record. As was 2014 befor......

    If you were banking on watching Star Trek: Discovery in May... well, we hope you have some contingency plans. CBS has confirmed to Hollywood Reporter that it's once again delaying the streaming-focused show, this time for an indefinite stretch. Produ......

    Netflix just announced its final earnings report for 2016 (PDF), revealing that it grew by seven million customers to 93.8 million. That's two million more than it had projected, up more than 25 percent for the year and puts the 100 million benchmark......

    Teenage Engineering debuted its first trio of pocket-sized $59 synthesizers almost exactly two years ago. In 2016, the company followed those with a second set of three Pocket Operators featuring the sounds of the '80s. Now the company is back with a......

    Microsoft said it was about to supercharge Beam, and it's quickly following through on that promise. After a few weeks of beta testing, the livestreaming service's big 2.0 overhaul is now available to everyone. The most conspicuous change is what you......

    Sony today confirmed that there will be no more DLC coming to multiplayer PSVR launch title Rigs. Following the recent closure of developer Guerilla Cambridge, it seems Sony has opted to cut short its initial plan for additional Rigs content. While......

    Vizio's living room devices already play nicely with Google services, but wouldn't it be nice if you could use Google voice control as well? You can now. All of Vizio's SmartCast-equipped devices, including recent TVs, soundbars and speakers, just go......

    Hulu isn't going to let Netflix have show downloads all to itself. Company chief Mike Hopkins tells AdWeek that you'll have the option of downloading shows "in a few months." The online video service isn't talking details at this point, to no one's s......

    I should have been turned off by the commercial advertising casually strewn throughout Final Fantasy XV. Coleman logos are plainly visible when the game's heroes set up camp for the night. Billboards for Nissin Cup Noodles line the highways of Eos. I......

    Slack, the ever-popular communication tool and current darling of enterprise software, is getting a long-awaited update: threaded messaging. As the company writes in a blog post today, threaded messaging is a way to reduce clutter in ever-crowded Sla......
    Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) develop cost effective and energy efficient solutions for the smart... Read more » The post This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually appeared first on ...

    The Internet of Things is sweeping across the globe at breakneck speeds, and before we know it, our entire lives will be facilitated by connected technology. We’re already seeing the IoT make an incredible impact on how the industrial world operates, and we’re seeing it seep into household goods to bring convenience and efficiency to... Read more » The post 3 benefits a smart city can g...

    PARC, the research and development arm of Xerox, announced on Tuesday that it has secured part of $19 million in federal funding from the Energy Department to develop peel-and-stick sensors for homes, businesses, and other buildings. The peel-and-stick sensors will be able to detect air quality, temperature, humidity, occupancy, and more, according to PARC. Instead... Read more » The post PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick se...

    Studies of traffic congestion regularly point much blame at cars circling for parking. To tackle this perennial problem, Get My Parking is joining a smart city initiative to launch a smart parking pilot in India. As reported in Firstpost, the Delhi-based startup’s technology is being tested in government smart city initiatives. “We are getting a... Read more » The post Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India...

    According to a recent Gartner survey, almost a third of fitness tracker or smartwatch owners end up ditching them. The survey studied about 9,000 users from the U.S., Australia and the U.K. Reasons for the dropped tech use vary from wearables brea...

    An increasing number of farm fires are being caused by electrical arc faults, a high-power discharge of electricity between two or more conductors. Nare IoT Labs, a South Korean startup, has developed a cost effective solution to prevent and warn farmers of any faults, before the fire starts. The system, called “Prevention System for Electrical... Read more » The post Using IoT to help farmers to protect livestock from fires appeared first on ...

    A new report says Google has spun out its self-driving unit — now called Waymo — and is undertaking a major pivot away from making its own autonomous vehicles, instead moving to become a provider of self-driving car tech for major automakers. These Google car revelations revealed in a lengthy report on tech site The... Read more » The post Google’s Waymo to put big ...

    Scotland’s seven major cities are teaming up to develop a number of smart city projects, backed by a $31 million war chest. According to Scottish Construction Now, the seven cities will springboard off the funding to collaboratively develop themselves into future-capable digital hubs. See also: Outdated thinking on wireless could doom UK smart cities The... Read more » The post ...

    With trends like ride sharing, autonomous vehicles, and the connected car, the auto industry is increasingly in the spotlight. As drivers contemplate letting computers take over control of the wheel for them, it brings up some important questions. What will cars of the future look like? What things will...

    Several months ago, CCS Insight surveyed 2,000 people in the US and UK about what they would most like to have tracked about themselves, and a large portion of them answered with, “stress levels.” It looks as though their requests are being answered.  Mental health is a big focus in the tech industry right now....
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from USA Today: Oracle is being sued by the Labor Department for paying white men more than their counterparts and for favoring Asian workers when recruiting and hiring for technical roles. The administrative lawsuit is the latest from the Labor Department to take aim at the human resources practices of major technology companies. The Labor Department warned the lawsuit could cost Oracle hundreds of millions in federal contracts. Oracle makes software and hardware used by the federal government. "The complaint is politically motivated, based on false allegations, and wholly without merit," Oracle spokesman Deborah Hellinger said in a statement. "Oracle values diversity and inclusion, and is a responsible equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Our hiring and pay decisions are non-discriminatory and made based on legitimate business factors including experience and merit." The lawsuit is the result of an Office of Federal Contract Complianc...

    Google has acquired a part of Twitter -- the part that isn't about tweets. Twitter's mobile developer platform Fabric will become part of Google, both companies announced Wednesday. From a report: Acquired by Twitter in 2014, Fabric is "a modular mobile platform" designed to help app developers improve the "stability, distribution, revenue and identity" of their products, according to Twitter's blog post. Everything from the ability to natively embed tweets in other apps to signing in with your Twitter credentials were made possible by Fabric. Now that it's been reacquired, Fabric will merge with Google's Firebase development platform. "We quickly realized that our missions are the same -- helping mobile teams build better apps, understand their users, and grow their businesses," the Fabric team wrote in its announcement. "Fabric and Firebase operate mobile platforms with unique strengths in the market today." And if you're an existing Fabric customer, don't worry, the platform will co...

    Earth sizzled to a third-straight record hot year in 2016, government scientists have said. They mostly blame man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino, which has since disappeared. From a report: Measuring global temperatures in slightly different ways, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that last year passed 2015 as the hottest year on record. NOAA calculated that the average 2016 global temperature was 14.84 degrees Celsius (58.69 degrees Fahrenheit) -- beating the previous year by 0.04 Celsius (0.07 degrees F). NASA's figures, which include more of the Arctic, are higher at 0.22 degrees (0.12 Celsius) warmer than 2015. The Arctic "was enormously warm, like totally off the charts compared to everything else," said Gavin Schmidt, director of NASA's Goddard Institute of Space Studies in New York, where the space agency monitors global temperatures. Records go back to 1880. This is the fifth time in a dozen years that the globe has set...

    About 13 million pages of declassified documents from the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have been released online. The records include UFO sightings and psychic experiments from the Stargate programme, which has long been of interest to conspiracy theorists. From a report on BBC: The move came after lengthy efforts from freedom of information advocates and a lawsuit against the CIA. The full archive is made up of almost 800,000 files. They had previously only been accessible at the National Archives in Maryland. The trove includes the papers of Henry Kissinger, who served as secretary of state under presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, as well as several hundred thousand pages of intelligence analysis and science research and development. ...

    Mozilla has a new logo. The company has ditched the world "ill" from the name with a colon and two slashes. From a report: Last year, Mozilla, the internet company best known for the Firefox browser, publicly started the rebranding process by opening the door to public feedback. With several options on display, Mozilla asked for comments and input from all who cared to share. As of today, the new logo is official and the simple change is meant as a reminder that Mozilla is more than just a browser. ...

    Kyle Schreiber has raised some issues about Google's AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages), an open source project unveiled by the company in 2015 with which it aims to accelerate content on mobile devices. He writes on his blog: The largest complaint by far is that the URLs for AMP links differ from the canonical URLs for the same content, making sharing difficult. The current URLs are a mess. They all begin with some form of https://wwww.google.com/amp/ before showing a URL to the AMP version of the site. There is currently no way to find the canonical link to the page without guessing what the original URL is. This usually involves removing either a .amp or ?amp=1 from the URL to get to the actual page. Make no mistake. AMP is about lock-in for Google. AMP is meant to keep publishers tied to Google. Clicking on an AMP link feels like you never even leave the search page, and links to AMP content are displayed prominently in Google's news carousel. This is their response to similar formats ...

    The Japan Sanitary Equipment Industry Association, a consortium of companies producing plumbing products has agreed to unify the iconography used on the often baffling control panels for Japanese toilets. From a report on The Guardian: Navigating the array of buttons on Japan's high-tech toilets can be a disconcerting experience for the uninitiated, who, expecting to hear a familiar flushing sound, are instead subjected to a sudden, and unwanted, cleansing of the nether regions. As Japan prepares for an influx of overseas visitors during the 2019 rugby World Cup and the Tokyo Olympics the following year, the country's sanitation industry has agreed to standardize pictograms on toilets so users know for certain if they are about to receive a blast of warm air or a jet of water. Nine manufacturers belonging to the Japan sanitary equipment industry association will soon start using the same eight symbols to explain the buttons found on their state-of-the-art WCs. At a launch event this we...

    Whistleblower and former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has been allowed to remain in Russia for another three years and will next year qualify to apply for Russian citizenship. From a report on CNN: Edward Snowden's leave to remain in Russia has been extended until 2020, Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has confirmed to CNN. Snowden, a former US National Security Agency contractor, sought asylum in Russia in June 2013 after leaking volumes of information on American intelligence and surveillance operations to the media. On Tuesday, Zakharova announced an extension of a "couple of years" in a Facebook post that criticized former CIA acting director Michael Morell for an opinion piece he wrote suggesting that Russian President Vladimir Putin should consider returning Snowden to the United States as "the perfect inauguration gift" to President-elect Donald Trump. Snowden settled in Moscow after initially traveling to Hong Kong following his 2013 public d...

    Thousands of Verizon customers continue to use the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the carrier said. This despite the widely publicized recalls spurred by battery fire concerns and a software upgrade designed to kill the phone by preventing it from recharging. From a report: "In spite of our best efforts, there are still customers using the recalled phones who have not returned or exchanged their Note 7 to the point of purchase," a Verizon spokeswoman said. "The recalled Note 7s pose a safety risk to our customers and those around them." So now Verizon is fighting fire with fire, so to speak. The carrier plans to reroute all non-911 outgoing calls to its customer service line, and it might bill the holdouts for the full retail cost of the phone. ...

    A power blackout in Ukraine's capital Kiev last month was caused by a cyber attack and investigators are trying to trace other potentially infected computers and establish the source of the breach, utility Ukrenergo told Reuters on Wednesday. From the report: When the lights went out in northern Kiev on Dec. 17-18, power supplier Ukrenergo suspected a cyber attack and hired investigators to help it determine the cause following a series of breaches across Ukraine. Preliminary findings indicate that workstations and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, linked to the 330 kilowatt sub-station "North", were influenced by external sources outside normal parameters, Ukrenergo said in comments emailed to Reuters. "The analysis of the impact of symptoms on the initial data of these systems indicates a premeditated and multi-level invasion," Ukrenergo said. ...
     Mozilla is setting itself up for a big year ahead. The organization’s flagship Firefox browser, for example, is about to get a brand-new rendering engine. After a few years of missteps and misplaced priorities (remember Firefox OS and Hello?), it looks like Mozilla, which is more important to the open web ecosystem than mo...

     A small glimmer of sunshine for what has been an extremely rocky year or so for Samsung. A court in Seoul’s Central District has rejected an arrested warrant for Samsung vice-chairman/heir-apparent Jay Y. Lee that was issued by prosecutors earlier this week. The warrant was a result ...

     As we approach the coming apocalypse we need bread, circuses and odors to keep us entertained. That’s why CamSoda, a NSFW webcam site, has announced the OhRoma, a VR-compatible scent mask that injects the smells of roses, perfume and private parts into your VR webcamming experience. Yeah. You read that right. Why do you want to do such a...

     This is the Leica M10, but it’s not your father’s (or grandfather’s) familiar M series camera. Its release date is already pegged

     Holy cow, we have quite the beat for Netflix. Netflix added nearly 2 million new subscribers domestically and around 5 million subscribers internationally in the fourth quarter this year, the company said today. Wall Streets expectations for the fourth quarter fell far below th...

     Salesforce announced today that it plans to open an engineering and innovation hub in the Seattle area, greatly expanding its presence there. Company co-founder Parker Harris says the office, which is located in the Nine Two Nine Office Tower in Bellevue, will be dedicated mostly to supporting the company’s artificia...

     Mirai, the botnet that subverted thousands of poorly secured internet of things devices and set them to work on denial of service attacks, has been revealed to be the creation of a young developer who found that the black hat fit better than the white. Read More...

     All the top streaming services will now offer offline access to selected content, it seems. Following Netflix and Amazon, Hulu’s CEO Mike Hopkins has confirmed that it will offer users the ability to download content to their devices in a matter of months. The company is currently working on the technology and the rights to make the feature possible,...

     Applications for Startup Battlefield at Disrupt NY are now open. We’re searching for new, up-and-coming startups to launch and compete on the  TechCrunch Disrupt NY stage. Why Apply? Your team will get to pitch for six minutes and then face Q&A from an all-star list of judges. Past Battlefield judges have included Roelof Botha (Sequoia Capital), Fred Wilson (Union Square&he...

     If you’re enrolled in the beta version of the Cortana app for Android, you’ve already got access to one of its more interesting updates in recent memory. As spotted by MSPoweruser, Microsoft has intr...
    These are the important points to consider when Price faces his formal confirmation hearing on January 24. The post 3 Critical Questions Tom Price Didn't Answer at the Health and Human Services Hearing appeared first on WIRED....

    Bill McKibben argues that protecting science's legacy of climate research is a matter of protecting civilization itself. The post It's Time to Stand Up for the Climate—and for Civilization appeared first on WIRED....

    Step aside, Peter Parker. The post Finally, Miles Morales Will Get to Be a Big Screen Spider-Man appeared first on WIRED.

    Built to ferry guests around Macau, these Phantoms are stuffed with Au. The post Out of Places to Stick Diamonds, Rolls-Royce Starts Infusing Cars With Gold appeared first on WIRED.

    Nintendo is courting a new sort of player with its new hybrid console: the people who already like Nintendo. The post Nintendo Switch Ain’t for Mom and Pop—It’s for Die-Hard Fans appeared first on WIRED....

    2016 was the hottest year on record, setting a new high for the third year in a row, with scientists firmly putting the blame on human activities. The post 2016 Was the Hottest Year on Record, and Humans Are to Blame appeared first on WIRED....

    Rigid exoskeletons to help the movement-impaired heavy, and they have a hard time aligning with human joints. A soft robotic wearable could be the fix. The post Soft Robot Exosuits Will Give You Springier Steps appeared first on WIRED....

    Finally. Slack has just released threaded messaging, a way to connect related messages within a chatroom. The post Slack's New Threaded Messages Tame Your Meandering Chats appeared first on WIRED.

    With a history of voting to expand fossil fuel exploration on public lands and weakening regulations, Zinke curries no favor with environmentalists. The post What You Need to Know From Ryan Zinke's Interior Secretary Hearing appeared first on WIRED....

    If you think this sounds like the Hunger Games, you're not alone there. The post Stranded With a Million Dollars: How MTV Spied on Contestants for Real-Life Hunger Games appeared first on WIRED.
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        It's a new week and the North American PlayStation Store's Weekly Deals has been refreshed. It features a publisher sale on Square Enix and 2K games. This is a great opportunity to grab titles like Tomb Raider, Sleeping Dogs, Drakengard 3, Borderlands 2, Bioshock Infinite, and more for cheap! Here's a roundup of the some titles on sale:...

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        Here are this week's deals for Wacky Wednesday at IKEA. Remember, the prices are low but the deals are good on Wednesday only -- and quantities may be limited! At IKEA North York, the Ulsberg Nightstand is $19.99 (down from $44.99) At IKEA Calgary, the Ideell Plate is $0.10 (down from $4) and the Fantastisk Paper Napkins are $0.10 for a 50-pack (down from $3.99) At ...

        For a limited time, the Microsoft Store is selling the Unlocked Nokia Lumia 1020 Windows Smartphone, Yellow for only $349.00 (Reg. $549.00)! That’s a terrific deal if you’re tired of being locked down in a contract and do not want an iOS or Android phone from the usual suspects. ...
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    That's all there is. The site'll be here to puruse at any time.Follow me on my main site for further updates in new work from me. Or maybe on twitter. Bye!

    Thank you thank you thank you thank you. Thank you for stickin with me for however long you have stuck here. Gunshow was fun to do but I gotta do something else. I just have to. Thank you. Some important links for you: my main site, will soon be a easy way to check on what im doing. BACK is my other comic I am still doing with Anthony. We're just getting started with it. Pinocchio, a comic adaptation. While not...

    It's christmas... What are you doing here? I guess readin' this final bit of the story huh? Thanks for taking time away from your family to look at this dumb comic. If you don't celebrate/care about Christmas, enjoy your day off and thanks for checking it anyway. You didn't have to, but you did! One more. I'll see you....

    Da Devil!!! Uh oh!!! Etc. The story ends next update then another thing then.... well that's gunshow! Forever!PATREON! + BACK!  PINOCCHIO! + STORE!

    That's all for Tammy. See ya.PATREON! + BACK!  PINOCCHIO! + STORE!

    beep beep im on a road trip as of this writing! The final gunshows have been uploaded so don't worry! Enjoy the new year and follow me on twitter... unLESS I BLOCKED YOUPATREON! + BACK!  PINOCCHIO! + STORE!...

    Just a heads up: I took down the gunshow facebook page and will delete the gunshow twitter since I got no use for em anymore once Gunshow ceases to update at the end of the year. I feel like not a lot of people are realizing this is for true or just don't read this blog down here. OH WELL...

    Here we go, full effect. Back at it again at krispy kreme. We're gonna eat the devil and gain her power.PATREON! + BACK!  PINOCCHIO! + STORE!

    Sorry for the lateness. Internet issues. But we're here. And we're still sort of setting up the weird part of the story. Which will be revealed next update!! Hopefully not too..... hmm see you then!

    This is it... These are the final moments!! We go out with a story to sort of end off the office friends. This will last mostly all month up to the end. Just stick with us til then.PATREON! + BACK!  PINOCCHIO! + STORE!...
    Tycho: I was trying to figure out why Gabriel would be playing Diablo III; I kept seeing his PSN account logged into it.  If you’re down with the D or whatever it’s fine.  Lots of people play Diorblo, specifically, lots of people not named Mike.  Overwatch or Titanfall 2, certainly.  I asked him about it, and he said that while his guts are still fucked up, playing “exciting” games hurts too much, and that playing Diablo - a game where you beat back unrelenting waves of hell monsters - is relaxing by comparison.  Relaxing for the heroes, at…...

    New Comic: Satyrical

    Tycho: So, did sitting up for the amount of time it took to draw the strip feel good, or bad?  Some combination?  Good enough to offset the rest of it?  I’ll ask him when we record the podcast today. Gabriel doesn’t like Let It Die, and I understand why that would be.  You have to read a ton of words, which has historically been my domain.  It has what I would describe as fully two introductions, and only after the second one are you playing “Let It Die.”  There are aesthetics that don’t parse as “art” for him, and the realities…...

    New Comic: Best Practices

    Tycho: Did you find yourself fascinated by the Switch presentation last night?  It’s going to be at PAX South!  There are still some tickets available for Saturday and Sunday. You know what else is at PAX South?  The Southern Debut of Acquisitions Incorporated - featuring the return of the elven archer Morgaen.  We have relied on her in the past, and she answered the call.  But do you know what else we have at this show?  Tons and tons of rad music. You know and love The Bit Brigade, and with good reason: it’s a crisp wedge of performance art that could…...

    Tycho: I’ll be calling Mike Krahulik here in a sec to write new strips; my suspicion is that he will like having something else to do besides writhe on the couch.  Or, at least something to do while he writhes, just to leaven the anguish. But here’s the truth: with Kris Straub at my side, I’ve been unleashed.  Do you know how long I’ve been waiting to put the word verisimilitude in a Penny Arcade Strip?  However long it’s been since November 18th, 1998.  Actually, please don’t look for it, I probably managed to sneak that payload in at some…...

    New Comic: Bulge-Play

    Tycho: I can sense it - the Qs burn within you.  Let them be RELEASED! (CW)TB

    Tycho: As you might have read, our own Gabriel - whose handle I will not corrupt this time, out of deference for his ruined state - got all fucked up over the weekend.  He called me Monday on my way home from work; he sounded like shit, and it was very difficult to hear.  I mean, he was perfectly audible, I just didn’t like it.  As soon as I found out he was ensconced firmly within the Bone Zone I called my friend and colleague Kris Straub, who had backed me up before when Gabriel’s frail humanoform gave way a couple years ago.  I brought him “back in,” as…...

    New Comic: Render
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    Nintendo's Fire Emblem Direct brought some new information about the upcoming 3DS game, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. It was also announced that alongside the game, new amiibo representing the two playable hero characters will be released on the same day the game comes out. Alm and Celica will be available as a two pack. No word on a price or whether the amiibo will be available separately just yet. Read more......

    Nintendo is flying through its fast-paced Fire Emblem presentation today with multiple game announcements. One of them is a new, unnamed Fire Emblem for Nintendo Switch. It's a "mainline" entry with a planned 2018 release, and that's all we have to go on for now. ...

    Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, a re-imagining of the series second entry, the Japan-exclusive Fire Emblem Gaiden, is coming to 3DS eShop on May 19, 2017. Shadows of Valentia tells the story of two kingdoms split up ages ago by the gods Duma (the hawkish, strength-focused ruler of the north) and Mila (the peaceful, comfortable rule of the south) and subsequently forged into polar kingdoms (Zofia in the south, Rigel in the north). It breaks from the recent 3DS revivals -- though it looks exactly like them -- by including some of the aspects of Fire Emblem Gaiden, including dungeons you can walk through, thwacking enemies in real-time to start battles. ...

    I've had The Sexy Brutale in my periphery for a while, because the name has "sexy" in it, and sex sells, but now that there's a gameplay trailer, there's finally something to go on. And it looks neat. Cool art, nice music; kind of reminds me of the casino in Grim Fandango mixed with Vita oddball Escape Plan. You play as, "elderly priest Lafcadio Boone, who is attempting to prevent a recurring series of murders that are taking place over the course of a single,endlessly-looping day within The Sexy Brutale casino mansion." See, my headline was spot on, yeah? The mystery puzzler is coming to PC, Xbox One, and PS4 on April 12. ...

    Y'all ready for this? It feels like we only just stayed up for the Switch stream, and now Nintendo is back today with a Direct presentation for "upcoming Fire Emblem titles." How very promising. One of the featured games will be Fire Emblem Warriors which, heck yes, and the other should be the as-yet-unnamed mobile Fire Emblem title. If that's all this stream covers, I'll be perfectly happy, but maybe we'll get a little more than that. Wishful thinking? Could be! Let's find out together. ...

    If you buy a digital copy of Resident Evil 7 for Xbox One, you'll also get the horror game for Windows 10 PC at no extra cost, and vice-versa. Surprisingly, this is the latest "Xbox Play Anywhere" title. The cross-buy offer extends to existing Resident Evil 7 pre-orders, and should you decide to go this route (again, Microsoft's Play Anywhere initiative means the Windows Store, not Steam!), your save progress, Achievements, and DLC will carry over between the two versions of the game. Pretty nice bonus, especially if you were already on board with RE7 for Xbox One. Phil Spencer [Twitter] ...

    I actually had to whittle this list down, can you believe it? I guess I didn't have to, since 42 is already an arbitrary choice, but I really liked the reference to Hitchhiker's Guide so I settled on 42. Plus, as I approach 50, I feel as if the number is simply too large and it lessens the impact. I don't want this to become a "here's every dopey indie game I've ever heard of coming out next year maybe." These choice 42 are games that I am thoroughly looking forward to. Judging from my past posts, chances are that many of these will not come out this year, but 2017 is the year to put them on your radar if they aren't already. Read more......

    I'm half writing this so I'll have something to jog my memory of the many Warhammer 40,000 video games in production, but yep, there's another adaptation in the works. This one, the turn-based tactical RPG Necromunda: Underhive Wars, is based on the tabletop skirmish game Necromunda. It could be cool given the genre and also the premise, in which gangs vie for control of the Underhive, a collective of "derelict factories, rusted metal husks, and forgotten technologies." We have some idea of what to generally expect considering Rogue Factor's previous title with Focus Home Interactive was Mordheim: City of the Damned, but as far as specifics, those will have to wait. This artwork is about it for now. Focus H...

    While you'd be hard pressed to find someone who works at Nintendo and says they hate their job on camera, Charles Martinet, the voice of Mario (and many more like Luigi) seems to genuinely love his job. He kind of has to if he's been doing it for 26 years, and this short interview from Great Big Story encapsulates why he loves it so much. Again, it's brief, but you get a quick look at Martinet's theater and performance career before he starting working for Nintendo, as well as a fun little tidbit about his audition process. His experience seems very similar to Ellen McLain, who I just recently witnessed on a panel at this past MAGFest. She, just like Martinet, explains that she happened upon the gig not really knowing about the world of video games, but slowly grew to appreciate them over time. ...

    With each new console generation comes the expected boost in hardware power, but Nintendo has never been a typical console manufacturer. For all intents and purposes, the Nintendo Switch just looks like a portable Wii U, which may be why The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will only output at 900p while in docked mode. Yes, we won't be getting a full 1080p presentation for the newest Zelda game (which both Wind Waker HD and Twilight Princess HD provided). Some other details about the differences between the two versions of Breath of the Wild were also discussed ...
    Nintendo just announced that the latest installation of Fire Emblem, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, will be released on May 19th, 2017 for the 3DS. The new game is inspired by Fire Emblem Gaiden, which was released only in Japan in 1992. Read more......

    A messy split between the two co-founders of the game studio Playdead left one partner departing with roughly $7.2 million after being forced to exit, according to new details that emerged this week.Read more......

    Last week, I asked for your advice for finishing The Witcher 3. You had some great, if not sometimes intimidating, tips. This weekend I took some of that advice, and now I’m here to say: oh my god you guys Witcher 3.Read more......

    Snipers have a bad reputation: the class is infamous for standing back and picking off kills, all without contributing to the match objective. In Overwatch, that sniper stigma means that players consider heroes like Widowmaker and Hanzo to be nonviable competitively. For some players, straying from that norm often…Read more......

    Fruits of a Feather is a light and breezy relaxation game where players can soar around a picturesque island as a hawk. With hidden caverns to explore and countless fruit to find, it’s a wonderful way to unwind and a very Cool Indie Game.Read more......

    Today, the PC version of Dishonored 2 got a beta update that adds new custom difficulty settings as well as options for mission restart and mission select. Those custom options are a welcome addition—if you’re still playing Dishonored 2, chances are you’d like to be able to fine-tune how much noise your footsteps make.Read more......

    The Google Daydream View is a brilliant piece of VR hardware. Its head-mounted display (HMD) is wrapped in a comfy fabric texture, with squishy foam on the inside. The head strap is easy to adjust. It’s ergonomically ideal and a little, invisible chip connects it to the Google Pixel phone with no effort.Read more......

    Arthur Gurin is a freelance concept artist from Ukraine who is working in the video game business.Read more...

    Last week, The Sims 4 team added toddlers as a free update after years of clamoring from fans. While I’m happy to see the life stage added, previous iterations of toddlers in The Sims didn’t do it for me. These new toddlers, however, change up the lives of my sims in significant ways. They also make it hard for anyone…Read more......

    Humble’s latest bundle lets you pay what you want for seven of the service’s most popular games from 2016, including a copy of Rust when you beat the average donation, and Homeworld Remastered Edition if you pay $10 or more. As always, a portion of the proceeds will go to charity, so go forth and make your Steam…Read more......
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    Vaadin 8 (currently in beta) comes with a whole new DataBinding API that makes heavy use of Java 8 lambda features. Unfortunately, Java has no concept of a Property, so one of the new ways to bind a Bean Property is writing something like ( taken from the documentation): ...

    The war between Android and iPhone began many years ago and still rages on. If you’re thinking of building an app, chances are that it will be on one of these platforms or both platforms. After all, Android and iPhone iOS are the two biggest operating systems for mobile devices today. Undoubtedly, iOS and Android are the two biggest mobile platforms available today. However, each comes with its advantages and disadvantages....

    The problem that occurs when applications deserialize data from untrusted sources is one of the most widespread security vulnerabilities to occur over the last couple years. This article will provide background on the deserialization vulnerability and describe the limitations of the existing mitigation techniques. The information presented here is based on the publicly available research of Gabriel Lawrence, Chris Frohoff, Steve Breen, ...

    Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! We’ve got a lot to get into this week - even more so than usual! So, let’s get into it! This week there are a lot of great SpringOne Platform 2016 replays available online thanks to our very own Pieter Humphrey!...

    Moving everything to the public cloud isn’t always all that it’s cracked up to be. It can force unwanted tradeoffs in stability and service and quickly become very expensive. Consequently, many organizations are turning to the private cloud after finding the tradeoffs were just too large to overcome. Clearly, the public cloud offers great benefits and is ideal for smaller test environments that require storage and compute in smallish amounts. But many organizations are turning to the private cloud after finding the public cloud is no longer economical and can no longer deliver the required service levels when operating at scale. Let’s explore why companies are opting for a private cloud to meet their big data infrastructure requirements....

    In the first two blog posts (part one and part two), we gave a couple of pointers about the settings that can be found in the driver and that you can leverage to improve the performance of application-to-Cassandra communication. Most of the time, this is enough to improve the performance significantly. However, we had a really tight SLA that made us go the extra mile. We needed to provide guarantees that 99.999% of read requests would perform below a certain threshold while we had both a Cassandra cluster and the application deployed on AWS' infrastructure. When working with percentile requirements defined like this, even the smallest glitch can hurt your SLA. This was the main reason why we needed to work hard both on the Cassandra cluster side and the applic...

    I was getting ready to do some work on a developer portal for a project I'm working on and I wanted to stop, step back, and try to define what the goals in launching this portal are. As the technologist on this project, it is easy for me to impose my belief of why I am launching this portal (to publish documentation), but I feel it is important that we get the perspective of all stakeholders. So, I asked everyone involved what the goals were. In the short term, the goals are to engage these groups around the API resources:...

    As the CEO of WhiteSource, a company whose central focus is helping organizations better manage their open source usage, I’ve spent a lot of time working with both software engineering and security executives. However, one of the issues that keep popping up is the different mindsets of the two teams. For many, this might not be that surprising. Because isn’t engineering’s goal of building functional products fast pulling in the opposite direction to security’s, who wants to ensure all products are secure? Well, not necessarily....

    Agile software development can't be perfect without an effective Continuous Integration process. CI is a process of continuously analyzing, building, testing, and deploying software. Continuous Integration checks the internal quality of the code and tests the business logic of the product before it's released to Production. Ideally, we shouldn't allow software to deploy to Production when the build is broken. However, Continuous Integration doesn't always work for every Agile team. Some Agile teams take CI practices very seriously, some teams do it for ...

    A lot of employers now attempt to make work a fun activity, to make the workplace somewhere employees enjoy going to. While there are some clear benefits to doing this in terms of employee engagement and productivity, a recent study also highlights the benefits of a fun workplace in terms of informal learning. “Most learning at the workplace occurs independently at the desk or with a few other people, not necessarily in a classroom,” the authors say. Creating a Learning Environment The paper reminds us that it isn’t necessarily the fun activities themselves that spread the knowledge, but they do create the right kind of environment for people to share knowledge among themselves. They also encourage people to experiment and try new things without worrying about ostracism for any mistakes that emerge....
    Is this the best way to replace the first occurrence of something? my_list[my_list.indexOf(old_item)] = new_item

    I have recently moved from python to c++ and I don't know how to do simple graphics, I am trying to recreate my n-body problem program that I did in python but I don't know how to make a window on the screen and draw in it, right now I only need something that will allow me to make a window and draw filled circles. I would I appreciate it if someone would point me to a set of tutorials or instruction on how to do that....

    So, say I have the code let foo1 = 1, foo2 = 2, foo3 = 3, foo4 = 4, bar = []; Is it possible to write a function that will take the name of a variable, and then allow me to push that to bar, or would the variable's value always get called instead of the name? If it is always the value getting called, is there a way to get the name of a reference rather than the reference value in a different way?...

    I'm trying to generate an alphabet soup. I've created the grid(list of lists) and am now trying to replace letters in the grid, but i'm having some trouble with replacing it. The code to generate the grid: file = open('gerarsopa.txt') x = file.readline().split() l = [] alphabet = "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz" for linha in range(0,int(x[0])): temp = [] for coluna in range(0,int(x[1])): temp.append(random.choice(alphabet.upper())) l.append(temp) for row in l: print(" ".join(row)) file.close() The program takes in a file in which the dimensions, and letters that I am going to have replace later on, are on. I don't know how to replace letter by letter the words in the grid, I only came up with a way to replace words with in a single point in the grid: def substituir(): file = open('gerarsopa.txt') string = file.read().split() palavras = string[2:] l[random.randint(0,int(x[1]))] = pal...

    I'm new with Python and I've encountered this error this afternoon. I tried to fix this by adding global before the previous variable but I continue to get this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "send.py", line 76, in <module> main(sys.argv[1:]) File "send.py", line 34, in main send() File "send.py", line 29, in send if data != previous: A sample of the code I did: import socket import sys import getopt import time import threading sys.path.insert(0, '/usr/lib/python2.7/bridge/') from bridgeclient import BridgeClient as bridgeclient def main(argv): global bridge global previous try: # Create a UDP socket. sock = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_DGRAM) server_address = ('192.168.1.100', 9050) bridge = bridgeclient() previous = "" # Send data def send(): da...

    I have a combination lock with 10 buttons and I have to press in 4 buttons and then hit Open. Order of the buttons doesn't matter and each button can only be pressed once. I am sure there are some probability theory and permutation that makes this an easy problem, but I would like to solve it in Ruby. My thought is to have a while loop and then sort the digits in the counter and if each digit only occur once, then try to insert it in a hash, where I than can get the length of the hash at the end to have number of combinations. But how can I sort the digits in a string or inter? Or is there a smarter algorithm for this?...

    I'm trying to return objects from controller. My code looks like this: score.component.js: angular.module('score').component('score',{ templateUrl : 'app/score/score.template.html', controller : ScoreController }); function ScoreController() { var f = function(){ return [{ name: "john", totalscore: 13, gamesPlayed: 14 }, { name: "andrew", totalscore: 1, gamesPlayed: 2 } ]; } } score.template.html: <div ng-repeat="a in $ctrl.f"> {{a.name}}{{a.totalscore}}{{a.gamesPlayed}} </div> What am I doing wrong? Thanks for answers!...

    About this: class foo { public static function bar() { echo 'hi'; } } What's difference between this: foo::bar(); and this: $obj = new foo(); $obj::bar(); Or not difference? Are both the right and the principles? Which is better?...

    I'm running vba in excel to read paragraphs from a word document. The code works fine, however, I'm reading 10000 paragraphs and by the time I get to the end the loop is crawling. I wanted to try reading the word doc into memory then attempting the loop to see if it speeds up. The thing is that I'm not sure how to do this. Any suggestions? Here is what I currently have...... For X = 0 To ParCount ' ParCount is 10,000 With myParas do stuff End With Next X...

    I have added a checkbox: str.LoadString("FOO"); fooCheck.Create(str, WS_CHILD | WS_VISIBLE | WS_TABSTOP | BS_AUTOCHECKBOX, rect, this, FOO_CHECK_ID); fooCheck.SetCheck(0); Then in the Message map I have set ON_BN_CLICKED(FOO_CHECK_ID, OnFooCheckClick) and I have a separate function void CBeginBagWnd::OnFooCheckClick() { bool checked = (fooCheck.GetCheck() == BST_CHECKED); } this method works perfectly in one scenario. But in the same class for another scenario this doesn't work. checkbox is in enabled state but I can't click it and the event ON_BN_CLICKED is not triggered. I was wondering what can affect this. Any idea or suggestion would help alot. ...
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    Scenario: your little three-hour boat tour runs into a storm, and you’re shipwrecked on a tropic island paradise. You’re pretty sure your new home was once a nuclear test site, but you have no way to check. Only your scrap bin, camera bag, and hot glue gun survived the wreck. Can you put together a Geiger-Müller counter from scrap and save the day? Probably not, unless your scrap bin is unusually well stocked and contains a surplus Russian SI-3BG miniature Geiger tube, the heart of [GH]’s desert island build. These tubes need around 400 volts across them for incident beta …read more...

    Things seem to go in cycles. Writing a document using old-fashioned tools like TROFF or LaTeX is like knowing a secret code. Visual editors quickly took over, although even WordStar had some “dot commands” that you put in as text. Then HTML showed up and we were back to coding formatting as text strings. Fast forward to the present, and HTML’s ubiquity makes that seem normal. Sure, there are visual editors, but it seems perfectly normal now to write <b> for bold text. However, as HTML grows to handle more tasks it also gets more complex. That’s led to the …read more...

    KiCad is the premiere open source electronics design automation suite. It’s used by professionals and amateurs alike to design circuits and layout out printed circuit boards. In recent years we’ve seen some incredible features added to KiCad like an improved 3D viewer and push-and-shove routing. This Friday at 10 am PST, join in a Hack Chat with KiCad lead developer [Wayne Stambaugh] to talk about recent improvements and what the team has planned for KiCad in the future. [Wayne] has been an electronics engineer for over 30 years with a wide range of experience in analog and digital hardware design …read more...

    There are several open source phones out there these days, but all of them have a downside. Hard to obtain parts, hard to solder, or difficult programming systems abound. [Arsenijs] is looking to change all that with ZeroPhone. ZeroPhone is based upon the popular Raspberry Pi Zero. The $5 price tag of the CPU module means that you can build this entire phone for around $50 USD. The radio module in the ZeroPhone is the well known SIM800L 2G module. 2G is going away or gone in many places, so [Arsenijs] is already researching more modern devices. An ESP8266 serves …read more...

    There was a time when Radio Shack offered an incredible variety of supplies for the electronics hobbyist. In the back of each store, past the displays of Realistic 8-track players, Minimus-7 speakers, Patrolman scanners, and just beyond the battery bin where you could cash in your “Battery of the Month Club” card for a fresh, free 9-volt battery, lay the holy of holies — the parts. Perfboard panels on hinges held pegs with cards of resistors for 49 cents, blister packs of 2N2222 transistors and electrolytic capacitors, and everything else you needed to get your project going. It was a  …read more...

    Every time we say “We’ve seen it all”, along comes a project that knocks us off. 60 year old [Mark Nesselhaus] likes to learn new things and he’s never worked with hardware at the gate level. So he’s building himself a 4-bit Computer, using only Diode-Transistor Logic. He’s assembling the whole thing on “card board” perf-board, with brass tacks for pads. Why — because he’s a thrifty guy who wants to use what he has lying around. Obviously, he’s got an endless supply of cardboard, tacks and Patience. The story sounds familiar. It started out as a simple 4-bit full …read more...

    January, for many of us in the Northern Hemisphere, can be a depressing month. It’s cold or wet depending where you live, the days are still a bit short, and the summer still seems an awfully long way away. You console yourself by booking a ticket to a hacker camp, but the seven months or so you’ll have to wait seems interminable. If you want an interesting project to look forward to, take a look at [Benadski]’s idea for a decentralised low voltage local DC power grid for the upcoming SHA 2017 hacker camp in the Netherlands. The idea is …read more...
    For over sixteen years America’s Test Kitchen has approached cooking through a methodic, scientific lens, explaining how to execute a recipe to perfection. In a crowded landscape of culinary television, they stand out for their rigorous testing and accessible recipes.Read more......

    When you’ve hit a wall while working on a project, there’s no sense in banging your head against it. Here’s how Isaac Asimov, the prolific science fiction author and science writer, worked his way through creative blocks.Read more......

    Mac: You have tons of options for different system monitors on the Mac, but if you’re looking for something a little more customizable than the rest, MenuBar Stats 2 is worth a look.Read more...

    Spotlight is a great way to search for just about anything on your Mac, but it’s usually a couple more clicks to get to the Get Info panel if you need it. OS X Daily points out you can get there quickly with a keyboard shortcut.Read more......

    Cute, squeezeable toys—from Sophie la Girafe to the humble rubber ducky—can fill up with a slimy black mold if moisture gets inside. Fortunately, it’s possible to clean them, and even to prevent the slime from taking hold in the first place. Read more......

    Windows/Mac: Hemingway was originally a clever little web that highlighted common writing errors to help you edit. Then, it came to desktop. Now, it’s getting a free update that adds in a new distraction-free editing mode, PDF export, and more.Read more......

    The best homemade pizza is made with the best ingredients, but that doesn’t mean those ingredients need to be complicated. In fact, the best pizza sauce has only one ingredient and it requires no cooking at all.Read more......

    When you buy and hold a mutual fund in your retirement account, you pay an expense ratio, which is basically a fee to the firm that manages the fund. Typically, expense ratios range from about 0.15% to well over 1%, which doesn’t seem like a huge difference. However, expense ratios add up over time and this calculator…Read more......

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Anime

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    "Sentai Filmworks announced that, in partnership with Eleven Arts, they will be screening Girls und Panzer der Film in over 30 Canadian cities on January 26, 2017."

    Bandai Namco Entertainment has released the opening scene for Accel World VS Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight video game that brings the characters from both Reki Kawaharas original light novel: Sword Art Online and Accel World....

    "Shout! Factory has just announced that they have licensed the first three Digimon Adventure tri. anime films for U.S. broadcast and home video distribution. There are a total of six films planned for the tri. series."...

    "Just a few hours ago, Sentai Filmworks announced that it has licensed the horror anime series Ajin: Demi-Human. Their rights cover video-on-demand sales and home video distribution in North America. The television anime will be released on DVD and Blu-ray soon."...

    Hello, anime fans. Welcome to my channel. These are my thoughts on Mushishi anime.

    Ever know a person that you admired so much, but was so hateful in return to the point where you changed your whole life to get revenge? Well, me neither. However, if you like the idea, this new show may be up your alley. Here is Nerd Theory's review....

    Funimation has announced that Makoto Shinkais "Your Name" will open in American, and Canadian, theaters on April 7th.

    The fall 2016 anime series Tiger Mask W is underway as the series kicked off back in October and Toei Animation is getting some promotion out there for the fifteenth episode thats set to debut on January 21st, 2017. And it certainly sets a tone and gets you in the right mindset for more wrestling fun. Crunchyroll is streaming this series for viewers in the U.S.A, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Central and South America including the Caribbean....

    In One-Punch Man Volume 10, Garo stalks heroes, but when he has the mishap of jostling a blissfully shopping Saitama, the Human Monster gets slapped silly. Metal Bat confronts monsters ... Read More

    Shinko, is a third grade elementary school student with a magically active imagination. She spends a lot of her time listening to her grandfather's history lessons, imagining what her town was like 1,000 years earlier. One day, a sad and sombre girl called Kiiko transfers to Shinko's school from Tokyo. A strong friendship soon grows between the two girls as Shinko helps Kiiko come out of her shell and deal with her loss - all thanks to their adventures, both imagined and real....





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