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This is an excerpt from the book First Platoon, by Annie Jacobsen, about the US Defense Departments quest to build the most powerful biometrics database in the world: a system that can tag, track, and locate suspected terrorists in a war zone.
We've had some success with Work at a Startup, and we're now looking to hire a second engineer to build more features, scale the product and help more people find jobs at YC startups.
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Last week, Elastic announced they will change their software licensing strategy, and will not release new versions of Elasticsearch and Kibana under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2).
Last week, I learned that David M. Tilbrook has died, which made me sad. Idid not know him personally and cannot say much about his life, but Istudied his publications and software ideas a lot, and consider them interesting, especially from a histo...
An eminent astrophysicistargues that signs of intelligentextraterrestriallife have appeared in our skies. Whats the evidence for his extraordinary claim?
While enrollment in higher education overall fell 2.5 percent in the fall, or by more than 461,000 students compared to the fall of 2019, the decline among men was more than seven times as steep as the decline among women,
Cryptocurrencies could come under renewed regulatory scrutiny over the next four years if Janet Yellen, Joe Biden's pick to lead the Treasury Department, gets her way.
Now, a study suggests the key intoxicating chemicals in the plants activate cats opioid systems much like heroin and morphine do in people.
It is presumptuous to assume that we are worthy of special attention from advanced species in the Milky Way.
Rather, insights from complexity science specifically, computational complexity theory show mathematically that there are hard limits on our capacity to make accurate and precise calculations of risk.
Originally in the form of paper cards enclosed in cigarette/cigar boxes and, later, as postcards, the images depicted the world as it was imagined to be like in the then distant year of 2000.
The genius who built a multimillion-dollar software company known worldwide for its pioneering
On July 2, 2018, GlacierMD powered the world's largest depression meta-analysis, using data from 846 trials, beating Cipriani's previous record of 522.
You should already know how big tech companies like Google or Facebook are using your private data to make revenue from targeted ads (and sometimes maybe sell it under the hood without your knowledge).
Ankara has imposed advertising bans on Twitter, Periscope and Pinterest after they failed to appoint local representatives in Turkey under a new social media law, according to decisions published on Tuesday.
Most people who discuss internet policy like to draw a distinction between what they see as good control and regulation of public spaces compared with the freedoms that should exist in private spaces. But as I have written for many years, this is a f...
Facebook-owned WhatsApp said they would delay the rollout of a change to its data sharing practice and work to
It should be as easy to end a subscription as it was to subscribe in the first place. Unfortunately consumers who want to leave Amazon Prime are faced with a large number of hurdles
But two developments that are making a substantial group of Americans busier, Sayer explained, are that a larger share of the country now takes on the combined social roles of worker, spouse, and parent
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Millions of Facebook users in Illinois will be receiving about $340 each as Facebook settles a case alleging it broke state law when it collected facial recognition data on users without their consent.
Google has big ambitions in fitness and healthcare but has also faced controversy.
Maybe Samsung wants to keep the charger around in cheaper phones so people who arent tech enthusiasts will have a higher likelihood of buying them, or maybe it doesnt want to upset the people who buy its $2,000 phones.
All a Windows 10 user needs to do is extract the ZIP file or simply look at a folder that contains a malicious shortcut and it will automatically trigger hard drive corruption.
The new MacBook Pro is said to have squared-off sides like the iPad Pro and the iPhone 12; the current laptop already has sharp edges, but it sounds like the top and bottom panels are going to be flatter than before as well
A zero-day exploit has been discovered that can crash your Windows 10 device and, even more worrying, can be delivered inside a seemingly harmless shortcut file.
The appeals court cited the Controlled Substance Act and the Anti-Drug Abuse Act to establish that the proposed site violates federal law. It is illegal to create an establishment for the purpose of drug use.
Visa, a multinational financial services corporation, facilitates electronic fund transfers. In 2019 Visas revenues were about $23 billion.Plaid is a financial services company that builds a data transfer network powering digital finance products.
A microLED display, barring outside forces, will stay at its peak brightness with no natural degradation.
Guests who had reserved a place will be refunded in full, Airbnb said. It will also reimburse the hosts with the money that would have been earned from the canceled reservations. HotelTonight reservations will also be canceled
What's happening: Last week we announced an indefinite suspension of President Trumps Snapchat account, and have been assessing what long term action is in the best interest of our Snapchat community,
State attorney general looking into whether tech giants dealings with certain publishers are anticompetitive
The demand for data engineers is growing rapidly. According to hired.com the demand has increased by 45% in 2019. The median salary for Data Engineers in SF Bay Area is around $160k. So the question is: how to become a data engineer?
In this spookily prescient booklet, people are advised to keep six feet apart, avoid shaking hands and only send one person per household out to do the shopping.
Facebook told its employees on Monday to avoid wearing clothing that suggests they work at the company as a safety precaution.
75% of the original Disney executive team is no longer overseeing Disney . 75% of the original Disney executive team is no longer at Disney.
Back in December 2019, a few months after I started hacking on Google VRP, I was looking at YouTube. I wanted to find a way to get access to a Private video which I did not own.
Researchers surveying the Urla-eşme peninsula in western Turkey have unearthed a sixth-century B.C. temple dedicated to the goddess Aphrodite.
An Alabama man allegedly parked a pickup truck packed with 11 homemade bombs, an assault rifle and a handgun two blocks from the US Capitol building on Wednesday for hours before authorities ever noticed, according to federal prosecutors.
Genetic differences between identical twins can begin very early in embryonic development, according to a study that researchers say has implications for examining the effects of nature versus nurture.
Film director Michael Apted, best known for the Up series of TV documentaries following the lives of 14 people every seven years, has died aged 79.
Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine appeared to work against a key mutation in the highly transmissible new variants of the coronavirus discovered in Britain and South Africa, according to a laboratory study conducted by the U.S. drugmaker.
In 2015, however, at a reporters request, he agreed to tell his story on the condition that it not be published while he was alive. Beset by scoliosis and Parkinsons disease, he recounted, in a four-hour interview at his home in Washington
But Google intends to go further by ending support for all cookies except first-party ones - those used by sites to track activity within their own pages.
The scoreboard on Larsons podium read $90,351, an amount unheard of in the history of Press Your Luck. In fact, this total was far greater than any person had ever earned in one sitting on any television game show.
An interesting article came out a few days ago in Heart Rhythm, raising concern that new hardware in the iPhone 12 may deactivate implanted cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs).
Online banker Simple, one of Portlands most prominent tech businesses for the past decade, is shutting down as part of its parent banks own sale process.