- Is web programming a series of hacks on hacks? Lately I’ve been doing some web development on a fairly long-lived and large code-base, but I’m finding it MUCH harder to wrap my head around than application development ever was.
- Microsoft Bets Its Future on a Reprogrammable Computer Chip FPGAs (field programmable gate arrays) already underpin Bing, and in the coming weeks, they will drive new search algorithms based on deep neural networks executing this AI several orders of magnitude faster than ordinary chips could.
- How does Google know where I am? Google uses BSSID information from your WLAN Access Point to get an approximation of where you are located, even with GPS, and WiFi turned off.
- Sad reality: It’s cheaper to get hacked than build strong IT defenses “… firms are making rational investments and we shouldn’t begrudge firms for taking these actions. We all do the same thing, we minimize our costs.”
- The Passion Fallacy (or, Why You Need More Than “Passion” to be Successful) foll your passion. But, only if it’s directed towards a wide-open opportunity in the market and coupled with a large dose of unfair advantage.
- The Democratization of Censorship The Internet can’t route around censorship when the censorship is all-pervasive and armed with, for all practical purposes, near-infinite reach and capacity.
- Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet Over the past year or two, someone has been probing the defenses of the companies that run critical pieces of the Internet.
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