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by Boing Boing (2423.2)

Arnold Schwarzenegger to white supremacists: your

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Is progress inevitable?

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After On Podcast #3: EFF Executive Director Cindy

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Earth faces comet catastrophe, in this week¬タルs ta

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This is a really neat aluminum spiral video

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The alt-right loves Nietzsche, but Nietzsche would

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Nintendo Switch is in Amazon store

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Transcripts from Martin Shkreli's jury-selection p

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Chewbacca beat up a ski resort worker with his sno

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Watch a new World Yo-Yo Champion in action

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The "crying white supremacist" was a parking meter

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Amazon ads for mystery junk defy explanation

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Maker Update: the best DIY projects of the week

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ABC News in 1979 looks forward to 2017's solar ecl

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Map of local embroidery techniques in Pakistan

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How to hand letter like an architect

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Woman loses engagement ring, finds it 13 years lat

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Trump's Jewish team-members won't go public on his

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Steve Bannon calls left-wing reporter out of the b

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Why tech predictors are so terrible at the job

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Charlottesville white supremacist strips off unifo

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Texas Republicans will now require women to carry

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Homeopathic infant teething products contain dange

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Bonnie Tyler is going to sing 'Total Eclipse of th

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Listen: Voice recordings of actual black slaves on

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Watch how Willie Nelson's half-century-old guitar

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Driving before, during, and after rush hour: city

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Preview what Monday's eclipse will look like in yo

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Nina Paley's haunting, mesmerizing, and life-affir

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10 products that take the annoying parts out of co

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by The Registry (275.6)

Who wants multiple virtual workstations on a GPU i

NVIDIA reckons engineering types do, so it's cut a new GPU and software to carve it up

NVIDIA's cranked up the virtual workstation caper by giving the world a new GPU that slots into blade servers, plus software to let it run multiple workstation-grade VMs.…

Lenovo expects data centre profits in two years, i

For now the company is just happy with growth for the first time since buying IBM's servers

Lenovo has reported flat quarter-on-quarter revenue, but is content to have achieved that as it reflects stabilisation in its data centre and mobile businesses.…

Where there's smoke there's a Galaxy Note: refurbi

Phablets sent to AT&T customers with batteries from FedEx are at risk

Samsung's got another combustible phablets SNAFU on its hands, after the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled the batteries used in its Galaxy Note 4.…

New NIST draft embeds privacy into US govt securit

Federal agency addresses the new world of Alexa, smart cameras and IoT

A draft of new IT security measures by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has for the first time pulled privacy into its core text as well as expanded its scope to include the internet of things and smart home technology.…

Australian money cops gain powers to regulate cryp

Money laundering and terror finance laws will stretch to cover digi-dollars

Australia has decided digital currencies need the same level of regulation enjoyed by other currencies.…

Don't panic, Chicago, but an AWS S3 config blunder

Personal info spills from another poorly secured Amazon service

A voting machine supplier for dozens of US states left records on 1.8 million Americans in public view for anyone to download – after misconfiguring its AWS-hosted storage.…

US cops point at cell towers and say: Give us ever

Verizon says basestation dumps increasingly popular

US telecoms giant Verizon says police are increasingly asking it to cough up massive dumps of cellphone data rather than individual records.…

Don't panic, Chicago, but 1.8 million of your vote

Personal info spills from another poorly secured Amazon service

A voting machine supplier for dozens of US states left records on 1.8 million Americans in public view for anyone to download – after misconfiguring its AWS-hosted storage.…

Tomorrow, DreamHost will square up to US DoJ to av

Data demand 'breaks First and Fourth Amendments'

Efforts by US prosecutors to identify up to 1.3 million people who accessed an anti-Trump protest website is unconstitutional, a court will hear on Friday.…

What code is running on Apple's Secure Enclave sec

Ladies and gentlemen, start your ARM disassemblers

Apple's Secure Enclave, an ARM-based coprocessor used to enhance iOS security, became a bit less secure on Thursday with the publication of a firmware decryption key.…

Don't panic, Chicago, but 1.8 million of your vote

Personal info spills from another poorly secured Amazon service

A voting machine supplier for dozens of US states left records on 1.8 million Americans unsecured, in public view for anyone to download, in a misconfigured AWS storage system.…

FYI: Web ad fraud looks really bad. Like, really,

Except at quality titles like El Reg, of course, cough

John Wanamaker, an American department store merchant who died almost a century ago, is noted for saying: "Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half."…

Judge yanks plug out of AT&T's latest attack o

Judge throws out lawsuit seeking to prevent rollout of broadband cables

AT&T's legal battle to stop Google rolling out broadband internet in Louisville, Kentucky, has been halted in its tracks.…

I say, BING DONG! Microsoft's search engine litera

Johnson, get a load of this

SFW  Some of the dozens of users of Bing today spotted a lewd sand carving semi-hidden in the Microsoft search engine's front page splash photo.…

London cops urged to scrap use of 'biased' facial

Year-on-year deployment isn’t really a trial, say privacy groups

London's Metropolitan Police have been urged to back down on plans to once again use facial recognition software at next weekend's Notting Hill Carnival.…

Russia's answer to Buckminster Fuller has a buttlo

Gyroscopic trams, bunkerbeds! Enter the 'dope' world of Dahir Semenov

Earlier this week, Mashable, a clickbait site for millennials, showcased a novel urban transport system. It got very excited, calling it "dope" and the "future of transportation".…

Virtual assistant backlash imminent so buy them an

Say what now, Gartner?

Gartner has predicted a backlash against virtual assistants like Siri – but recommends that businesses deploy them anyway.…

Making money is so DRAM easy for some memory-fling

Another record revenue quarter ... even as drought eases

While we are recovering from the global DRAM shortage, there's still enough of a drought for chip-slingers to rake in record revenues.…

London council 'failed to test' parking ticket app

Authority fined £70k after missing URL manipulation

A London council has been fined £70,000 after design faults in its TicketViewer app allowed unauthorised access to 119 documents containing sensitive personal information.…

HPE sales chief Peter Ryan abandons ship amid down

CSO said to have quit to spend more time with family in UK

HPE global sales chieftan Peter Ryan has quit the company after just over a year of relentless travel away from his family in the UK.…

Celeb-backed music gambit rebrands as 'Roxi', pray

Electric Jukebox has a dildo and wants £100m

The company behind what was dubbed the "most ridiculous digital music launch in history" is rebranding its product and hoping to raise $100m by selling shares to the public.…

Apple bag-search class action sueball moves to Cal

Anti-shrinkage policy could add millions to firm's wage bill

Apple may have to pay its employees extra for time it spends rifling through their personal belongings at work, if it loses a long-running lawsuit that is now in front of the Californian Supreme Court.…

Nine months and a lot more b*llocks to go before n

Info commish hits back at fake GDPR news

The UK’s information commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, has apparently become so infuriated with inaccurate claims about incoming data protection rules that she is penning a series of blogposts to “bust the myths”.…

Singapore court awards $2.9m over bad job referenc

Damages calculated on potential earnings

Singapore's High Court has awarded S$4m* dollars ($2.9m) to a former insurance agent after a letter of reference lost him a potential new job.…

NetApp, you went all-flash, never go all-fla... He

Slight biz uptick, steady results should keep CEO smiling

NetApp has managed to go back to what it used to do do reliably: churn out revenue and profit increases as its customer base lapped up new kit.…

Defra recruiting 1,400 policy wonks to pick up the

Prising IT systems from decades of EU lawmaking

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) is hiring 1,400 "business policy" folk to work out how the department will untangle itself from Europe after Brexit, according to multiple insiders.…

Rowhammer RAM attack adapted to hit flash storage

Project Zero's two-year-old dog learns a new trick

It's Rowhammer, Jim, but not as we know it: IBM boffins have taken the DRAM-bit-flipping-as-attack-vector trick found by Google and applied it to MLC NAND Flash.…

Ten spacecraft ¬タモ from Venus Express to Voyager 2

We hardly noticed at first, but records revealed plenty about how star-stuff sails solar winds

On October 14th, 2014, the Sun decided it was time for a coronal mass ejection, the irregular hiccups that see it belch out astounding quantities of magnetised plasma. And after careful analysis, we've now fingerprinted the plasma's passing using no fewer than ten spacecraft.…

Ads regulator raps PC repair biz for massaging mal

Stop running that or we'll say stop again, so help me god

An online PC repair shop was today given a small ticking off by gummy watchdog the Advertising Standards Agency over claims used in promos that one in three PCs are blighted by malware on a daily basis.…

Cisco security sales disappoint, DRAM drought dent

It's okay, though, we've got an iPhone app coming soon says CEO Chuck

For a couple of years now, Cisco has said its future lies in selling more software, but it's not quite working out as planned.…

UK govt steams ahead with ᅡᆪ5m facial recog system

Contract ignores lack of strategy, growing criticism

The UK Home Office has put out to tender a £4.6m ($5.9m) contract for facial recognition software – despite the fact its biometrics strategy and retention systems remain embroiled in controversy.…

Smyte might brighten fraud plight: How machine-lea

Security works better when you write your own rules

Analysis  Carousell, a mobile-friendly classified ads market, has to deal with fraud.…

Scrutiny? We've heard of it. Dot-UK supremo Nomine

Even limited board reports now scrapped in favor of worthless 'updates'

The operator of the .uk top-level domain, Nominet, has become the latest internet registry to vote itself into greater secrecy.…

12 spacecraft - from Venus Express to Voyager 2 -

We hardly noticed at first, but records revealed plenty about how star-stuff sails solar winds

On October 14th, 2014, the Sun decided it was time for a coronal mass ejection, the irregular hiccups that see it belch out astounding quantities of magnetised plasma. And after careful analysis, we've now fingerprinted the plasma's passing using no fewer than ten spacecraft.…

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The Golden Cage

Gorgeous style by Carll Cneut from Belgium.

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Heavy Eyes

All those lovely eyes!

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Moraine Lake

I love those reflections and the beautifully soft light. Such an incredible and tranquil image.

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Men¬タルs Health - Realty Check

On point! Part of the head makes me think about Magnum P.I. played by Tom Selleck.

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Siesta Beach

Pretty spectacular sunset at Siesta Key Beach.

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Hemingway

Great illustration by Sébastien Plassard. The beard and the hair is beautiful.

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Oklahoma Storm

Incredible shot captured in Keyes, Oklahoma by storm chaser @VanessaNeufeld.

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Cafe Racer

Perfect shapes and great use of color.

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o r i g i n s

Latest project from Maria Svarbova. Again playing with symmetry and color.

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Inventing the Future of Space

Dig the retro-futuristic-exciting style.

via JLéonard Dupond