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vendredi 12 janvier 2018, 02:04
On January 11, the House passed the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act bill which renews a controversial NSA surveillance program that allows the spy agency to intercept the communications of Americans without a warrant. (more…)
Donald Trump today boasted of the United States' sale of 'F52' aircraft to Norway. They don't exist, other than elements in the popular video game 'Call of Duty.' (more…)
jeudi 11 janvier 2018, 23:55
This is not a joke. This is a real thing that the President of the United States did today. President Trump on Wednesday blurted out something shocking about the pending immigration deal which protects people from Haiti and some African countries. At a White House meeting,...
Punk rock never dies. (more…)
https://youtu.be/Jcghl0lbDSk Dani Ochoa, a self-described ' girl with too much time on her hands,' writes, 'I spent way too much time figuring this out.'
The short, weird political career of Eric Greitens -- a former Navy Seal and onetime Democrat turned secrecy-cloaked Republican and the youngest Governor ever elected in Missouri -- may be at its end. (more…)
It's been seven years since I started following Ken 'Popehat' White's relentless pursuit of a con artist who sent his company a fake invoice. (more…)
It's $18 from Gamiss, perfect for your next BBQ. (via Crazy Abalone)
In 2015, a black software developer named Jacky Alciné revealed that the image classifier used by Google Photos was labeling black people as 'gorillas.' (more…)
A Ninth Circuit Appellate Court has rejected Oracle's attempt to treat violating its website terms of service as a felony under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, (more…)
Apple was the last major holdout on proprietary video codecs, the only major industry player that hadn't signed onto the Alliance for Open Media, home of the AV1 video format, a successor to On2's groundbreaking open formats of the early web years, which led to the company's ...
Adversarial examples have torn into the robustness of machine-vision systems: it turns out that changing even a single well-placed pixel can confound otherwise reliable classifiers, and with the right tricks they can be made to reliably misclassify one thing as another or...
Stunning script by Santa Rosa Tattoo. See more on their Instagram: @santarosatattoo. (via r/PenmanshipPorn)
A year ago I decided to piece together my own Peloton-compatible stationary spinning cycle, I still love it. I never have to go to a gym full of PEOPLE. (more…)
Sacha Lauri makes clothing and jewelry out of kombucha, more specifically the SCOBY (Symbiotic Culture Of Bacteria and Yeast) floating on the surface of the fermented tea. Her company is called Kombucha Couture. From an interview with Lauri in MAKE: Sasha, what’s the...
An indictment in the US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio's Eastern Division alleges that Phillip R Durachinsky created a strain of MacOS 'creepware' called Fruitfly, which was able to covertly operate the cameras and microphones of infected computers as well...
'Fast' Eddie Clarke, guitarist for Motörhead during their best years, has died at 67 while in the hospital with pneumonia. With his death preceded in 2015 by Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor and Lemmy Kilmister, the classic Motörhead lineup is now gone. From Rolling Stone: ...
If you only watch one childbirth video in your life, consider this popular one. It’s completely safe for work (and for the faint of heart), featuring ping pong balls and a balloon. I’ve already given birth, and I learned a lot.
Be the dangerous bad boy with a deck of Skull cards! My second favorite deck of cards is this Skull deck by the US Playing Card Company. I flip back and forth between carrying a deck of Arch Angels, and these Skulls. The Skulls backs are just lovely, with mostly standard...
Photographer and 21-year playa veteran Phillippe Glade saved me about a grand for a ticket (plus expenses and brain damage) with this beautiful, cloth-covered photo book surveying the domestic and communal architecture of the annual temporary city of 60,000 souls in the...
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