Concise Argument and Evidence That Steven Pinker is Wrong About How Good Things Are

September 1, 2018

I recommend reading this in its native typography at Concise Argument and Evidence That Steven Pinker is Wrong About How Good Things Are — As I covered in this earlier piece, despite having massive respect for Steven Pinker, and loving his latest book, Englightenment Now, I think he’s very, very wrong about the current state of America. My opinion on this is best described as a feeling of increasing unease—which…

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Multiple ways to Connect Remote PC using SMB Port

September 1, 2018

In this article, we will learn how to connect with victim’s machine via SMB port 445, once you have collected username and password to your victim’s PC. To know how collect username and passwords to your remote host via SMB protocol click here and to understand what is SMB protocol, click here Table of content Exploiting Windows Server 2008 R2 via SMB through Metasploit inbuilt exploits: Microsoft Windows Authenticated User…

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California passes a strong net neutrality bill, which now goes to governor; EFF has called it a “gold standard net neutrality bill” (Jacob Kastrenakes/The Verge)

September 1, 2018

Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge: California passes a strong net neutrality bill, which now goes to governor; EFF has called it a “gold standard net neutrality bill”  —  It heads for the Governor’s desk next  —  California’s legislature has approved a bill being called the strongest net neutrality law in the US. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Apple Records First-Ever Accident In Self-Driving Car Program

Apple’s self-driving car program has reported its first-ever accident, according to a filing to the state’s DMV. No injuries were reported. AppleInsider reports: A test car was rear-ended by a Nissan Leaf while merging onto an expressway, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman said on Twitter. The Apple vehicle suffered “moderate” damage. Details are still forthcoming, so it’s unclear if the fault was with the Nissan driver, Apple’s hardware and software, or some…

September 1, 2018
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DMV report: Apple, which has 66 self-driving cars approved for road testing in CA, says one of the SUVs was rear-ended, its first self-driving collision in CA (Jordan Novet/CNBC)

September 1, 2018

Jordan Novet / CNBC: DMV report: Apple, which has 66 self-driving cars approved for road testing in CA, says one of the SUVs was rear-ended, its first self-driving collision in CA  —  Apple said that its first autonomous vehicle crash in California occurred last week.  —  The accident during … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Top US port gateways expand share of Asian imports

The key to the top-tier ports’ dominant share of Asian imports is that ocean carriers have chosen the four gateways as the first call inbound on their services from Asia. And that ensures that retailers and other large importers receive what they value most. (Above: The Port of Los Angeles.)… Source: http://www.joc.com

September 1, 2018
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Murder Suspect Jailed Over Refusing To Reveal Password In the UK

A man suspected of murdering a teenager in England has been arrested for failing to hand over his Facebook password to authorities. The BBC reports: Lucy McHugh, 13, was found stabbed to death in woodland last month, a day after she disappeared. Stephen-Alan Nicholson, 24, pleaded guilty to failing to comply with an order under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act, requiring him to disclose the Facebook password. He was…

September 1, 2018
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Trans-Pac carriers ready general rate increases on spot rate run

The same forces that have been at work since July continue unabated in the Trans-Pacific, and in fact appear to be intensifying. (Above: The Port of Los Angeles.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Spot rates in the eastbound Pacific this week registered single-digit increases to the East and West Coast, marking a six-week… Source: http://www.joc.com

September 1, 2018
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Philadelphia local ILA talks break down

  The union said the PMTA’s latest offer was unacceptable because it did not address three main staffing issues. (Above: The Port of Philadelphia.) Photo credit: Port of Philadelphia. International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) said talks with waterfront employers broke down Thursday over manpower issues related to the demands of growing vessel and… Source: http://www.joc.com

September 1, 2018
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