Tuesday, August 1, 2017

What was I reading in July 2017?


- Drones may soon have to identify themselves electronically while in flight
- 2FA using a postcard!
- Fake news: you ain t seen nothing yet - Remind me again why I visit this web site? It's Aug 1st and I'm locked out because I've "reached my limit". New candidate for the HN News filter, I guess.


- alexanderepstein/Bash-Snippets
- Eastlink customer's 20-year-old email account shut down over unusual address - I'm skeptical but will withhold comment until the address is used elsewhere.


- Chicago To Make Future Plans a Graduation Requirement - Can hear it now: "I would have graduated if not for that meddling bureaucrat." (Points for a Scooby Do reference?)
- Putin Signs Law to Remove Pirate Proxies From Search Engines
- A rift in the NTP world - (*sigh*) The whole lot needs to be sent to bed without their dinner.
- Florence Nightingale Saved Far More People With Her Grasp Of Numbers Than Of Nursing


- Monte Carlo theory methods and examples - Note: Be very careful with your use cases! (My apologies to my coworker who used the Monte Hall gambit as an example but I did enjoy that.)
- OpenBSD Will Get Unique Kernels on Each Reboot. Do You Hear That Linux Windows?
- Running Any Linux Browser in (almost) Headless Mode - On my "to do" list. (This has "trouble" written all over it.)


- Elon Musk's big battery brings reality crashing into a post-truth world
- Where Machine Learning meets rule-based verification
- Introducing HumbleNet: a cross-platform networking library that works in the browser


- Qubes OS
- Slaying the 'math monster': It's not about numbers it's about learning how to think.


- Contempt Culture - The Particular Finest
- Elliptic Curve Cryptography Tutorial


- Machine Learning Crash Course: Part 4
- Machine Learning Crash Course: Part 1 ML B
- Machine Learning Crash Course: Part 2 ML B
- Machine Learning Crash Course: Part 3 ML B
- learnbyexample/Command-line-text-processing


- The future of deep learning


- Cosette: An Automated SQL Solver
- On Password Managers
- The rise of Python for Embedded Systems
- Kaisa Matom ki Dreams of Primes
- How Checkers Was Solved
- NIST Randomness Beacon
- Introducing Bluetooth Mesh Networking - I've been working with Z-Wave and Zigbee technologies for the past month. Mesh Bluetooth is something that I'd like to see, if only for having another option for automation.


- Movidius launches a $79 deep-learning USB stick - Trying hard to come up with a use case so I can justify buying a handful!
- Browser Abuse Syndrome - This is how your lunch gets eaten. #stuck_in_the_90s


- To become a data scientist focus on coding
- Alternatives to a Degree to Prove Yourself in Deep Learning
- The clever electronic inks rewriting our energy future
- A Practical Guide to Tree Based Learning Algorithms


- NTLM Hash Leaks: Microsoft's Ancient Design Flaw


- TeachCraft - (Minecraft plus Python)
- Voice Synthesis for in-the-Wild Speakers via a Phonological Loop
- How to: Create a Z-Wave Smart Home hub using a Raspberry Pi
- MS Paint is here to stay
- Microsoft Paint Was Never Going to Die But It Made for Good Headlines


- Tracing a packet journey using Linux tracepoints perf and eBPF
- One of the fathers of modern computing used this 6-step process to solve any problem


- The Worst Internet in America - I'm thinking that their source for data is the comms companies 'cause the data appears to be COMPLETE AND UTTER BS! My mom lives in an Appalachian area with a single line strung into the one side of the valley. Because she and most everyone else doesn't live near it, they don't have Internet. Hint: on cell phone maps, it's a blank spot.
- Millennials are the ones keeping libraries alive
- Going down the rabbit hole with go-fuzz
- Robot cracks open safe live on Def Con's stage
- Breaking open the MtGox case part 1
- Waze for Android Auto is Here - I've already installed it. Now I remember why I used to say "Don't cross the Waze Lady!" (heh)

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