Stack Overflow Stats Reveal ‘the Brutal Lifecycle of JavaScript Frameworks’

A developer on the Internal Tools team at Stack Overflow reveals some new statistics from their ‘Trends’ tool: JavaScript UI frameworks and libraries work in cycles. Every six months or so, a new one pops up, claiming that it has revolutionized UI development. Thousands of developers adopt it into their new projects, blog posts are written, Stack Overflow questions are asked and answered, and then a newer (and even more…

January 13, 2018
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Stack Overflow Stats Reveal ‘the Brutal Lifecycle of JavaScript Frameworks’

A developer on the Internal Tools team at Stack Overflow reveals some new statistics from their ‘Trends’ tool: JavaScript UI frameworks and libraries work in cycles. Every six months or so, a new one pops up, claiming that it has revolutionized UI development. Thousands of developers adopt it into their new projects, blog posts are written, Stack Overflow questions are asked and answered, and then a newer (and even more…

January 13, 2018
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Intel Unveils ‘Breakthrough’ 49 Qubit Quantum Computer

Long-time Slashdot reader cold fjord writes: Extremetech reports, “At CES 2018 this week, Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich declared the company’s new 49-qubit quantum computer represented a step towards “quantum supremacy.” A 49 qubit system is a major advance for Intel, which just demonstrated a 17-qubit system two months ago. Intel’s working with the Netherlands-based Qutech on this project, and expanding the number of qubits is key to creating quantum computers…

January 13, 2018
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Intel Unveils ‘Breakthrough’ 49 Qubit Quantum Computer

Long-time Slashdot reader cold fjord writes: Extremetech reports, “At CES 2018 this week, Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich declared the company’s new 49-qubit quantum computer represented a step towards “quantum supremacy.” A 49 qubit system is a major advance for Intel, which just demonstrated a 17-qubit system two months ago. Intel’s working with the Netherlands-based Qutech on this project, and expanding the number of qubits is key to creating quantum computers…

January 13, 2018
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Peter Thiel Is Now Bidding on Gawker.com

An anonymous reader writes: Its official. “Venture capitalist Peter Thiel has made an offer for Gawker,” reports Reuters, adding that the potential acquisition “would let him take down stories regarding his personal life that are still available on the website, and remove the scope for further litigation between him and Gawker.” It was Thiel’s 2016 lawsuit which bankrupted the site, prompting a Washington Post blogger to write that Thiel “killed…

January 13, 2018
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Will Facial Recognition in China Lead To Total Surveillance?

schwit1 shares a new Washington Post article about China’s police and security state — including the facial recognition cameras allow access to apartment buildings. “If I am carrying shopping bags in both hands, I just have to look ahead and the door swings open,” one 40-year-old woman tells the Post. “And my 5-year-old daughter can just look up at the camera and get in. It’s good for kids because they…

January 13, 2018
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Will Facial Recognition in China Lead To Total Surveillance?

schwit1 shares a new Washington Post article about China’s police and security state — including the facial recognition cameras allow access to apartment buildings. “If I am carrying shopping bags in both hands, I just have to look ahead and the door swings open,” one 40-year-old woman tells the Post. “And my 5-year-old daughter can just look up at the camera and get in. It’s good for kids because they…

January 13, 2018
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Forensic Data Carving using Foremost

January 13, 2018

Foremost is a program that is used to carve data from disk image files, it is an extremely useful tool and very easy to use. For the purpose of this article we have used an Ubuntu disk image file and the process has been repeated twice. The purpose of doing so was to see if Foremost can carve data out of incomplete disk images as well. We have used Kali…

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Many US States Propose Their Own Laws Protecting Net Neutrality

An anonymous reader quotes the New York Times: Lawmakers in at least six states, including California and New York, have introduced bills in recent weeks that would forbid internet providers to block or slow down sites or online services. Legislators in several other states, including North Carolina and Illinois, are weighing similar action… By passing their own law, the state lawmakers say, they would ensure that consumers would find the…

January 13, 2018
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Many US States Propose Their Own Laws Protecting Net Neutrality

An anonymous reader quotes the New York Times: Lawmakers in at least six states, including California and New York, have introduced bills in recent weeks that would forbid internet providers to block or slow down sites or online services. Legislators in several other states, including North Carolina and Illinois, are weighing similar action… By passing their own law, the state lawmakers say, they would ensure that consumers would find the…

January 13, 2018
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