All posts by Web Monkey

Tech At Home Winners Who Made the Best of their Quarantine

Back in April we challenged hackers to make the best of a tough situation by spending their time in isolation building with what they had laying around the shop. The…

SpaceX Starlink speeds revealed as beta users get downloads of 11 to 60Mbps

Enlarge / A SpaceX Starlink user terminal/satellite dish. (credit: SpaceX) 11Mbps to 60Mbps, according to tests conducted using Ookla’s speedtest.net tool. Speed tests showed upload speeds ranging from 5Mbps to…
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NSA and FBI warn that new Linux malware threatens national security

Enlarge (credit: Suse) report that’s unusual for the depth of technical detail from a government agency, officials said the Drovorub malware is a full-featured tool kit that was has gone…
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Tensile Testing Machine Takes 3D Printed Parts to the Breaking Point

If you’re serious about engineering the things you build, you need to know the limits of the materials you’re working with. One of important way to characterize materials is to…
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The Wikipedia War That Shows How Ugly This Election Will Be

At 4:14 p.m. Delaware time Tuesday, Joe Biden’s campaign sent out a mass text message announcing the presumptive Democratic nominee’s choice for vice president: Senator Kamala Harris of California. Four…
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Welcoming two new WordPress Core contributors

I’m happy to welcome two new members to team Yoast, who will spend their time making WordPress core better. Justin Ahinon and Ari Stathopoulos are both joining our ranks. This…
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Scratch Build of This Tiny RC Car is a Handmade Fabrication Masterpiece

Tiny remote control cars burst onto the scene from time to time, often sold from mall kiosks and covered in garish stickers. However, sometimes it’s more fun to build than…
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A Reference Architecture for Real-Time APIs

In a previous blog, we showed how real‑time APIs play a critical role in our lives. As companies seek to compete in the digital era, APIs become a critical IT…
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Ousted COO sues Pinterest, alleges rampant gender discrimination

Enlarge / A Pinterest logo seen displayed on a smartphone. (credit: Mateusz Slodkowski | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images) PDF) Tuesday in California, Brougher claims that her dismissal…
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Mobile SEO: The ultimate guide

We are addicted to our smartphones. For many people, the smartphone is the first thing they check when they get out of bed in the morning and the last thing…