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The Inglourious Cosmos Validators

Cosmos Validators run nodes and receive minimal rewards. Discover why this phenomenon occurs as the story unfolds. Proof-of-Stake node operators receive minimal rewards to run nodes in the network but they’re very motivated. Why is that?

Think Video on Your Phone Is Slow? It’s Not Your Imagination

A study by Northeastern University researchers found that major wireless carriers sometimes limit video to DVD-quality, even on some “unlimited” plans.

Talk: Every Product Has a Voice, with Dropbox Design Lead Ben Hersh

Talk: Every Product Has a Voice, with Dropbox Design Lead Ben Hersh

Design Lead at Dropbox, Benjamin Hersh, designs to make the world a more thoughtful and creative place, he discusses UX writing in product design and shares…

The Best Web Tools in 2019. We Tested 45 Solutions

Every moment, even as we speak, new web tools and services for online businesses and freelancers, are being launched. This is great but there is also a huge minus. How can we know which web tools are the most efficient and reliable? We are answering this question by reviewing for you 45 different solutions from…

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Pitching Your Writing To Publications

Recently, I had a chat with Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert over on the Shoptalk Podcast about writing for publications such as Smashing Magazine and CSS-Tricks. One of the things we talked about was submitting ideas to publications — something that can feel quite daunting even as an experienced writer.
In this article, I’m going to go through the process for pitching, heavily based on my own experience as a writer and as Editor in Chief of Smashing.

How to Setup Free SSL Certificate for Apache on Debian 10

In the growing face of cyberattacks and breaches, securing your website is a top priority in protecting yourself and your site visitors from hackers. In this tutorial, we explore how you can set up...

An introduction to bpftrace for Linux

Linux keys on the keyboard for a desktop computer

Bpftrace is a new open source tracer for Linux for analyzing production performance problems and troubleshooting software. Its users and contributors include Netflix, Facebook, Red Hat, Shopify, and others, and it was created by Alastair Robertson, a talented UK-based developer who has won various coding competitions.

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What Are the Working Models of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the delivery of computing services—including servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics and intelligence—over the Internet (“the cloud”) to offer faster innovation, flexible resources and economies of scale. You typically pay only for

Amazon Says It Can Detect Fear on Your Face. You Scared?

The company updates its Rekognition suite with an algorithm that can tell if you’re afraid. Researchers say such emotion detectors don’t work very well.

Augmented Reality vs. Mixed Reality vs. Virtual Reality

With constant development in computer vision and the exponential advancement of computer processing power, augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), and virtual reality (VR) technology is becoming more and more prominent.  With some overlap in

GNOME and KDE team up on the Linux desktop, docs for Nvidia GPUs open up, a powerful new way to scan for firmware vulnerabilities, and more news

Weekly news roundup with TV

In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look two new powerful data visualization tools, Nvidia open sourcing GPU documentation, exciting new tooling to secure firmware for self-driving cars, and more!


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The Serious Money Is Warming to Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is buying the “custody” business of rival Xapo, in a bid to attract big investors such as hedge funds and mutual funds.

FreeBSD Display Information About The System Hardware nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

FreeBSD comes with different utilities, which can be used to gather the information as per your needs. The uname command is used to print system information, and dmesg command is used to print kernel ring

Domino’s and the Web are Failing the Disabled

Opinion: A potential Supreme Court case over ordering pizza could exclude 49 million Americans from the 21st century.

Monthly Web Development Update 8/2019: Strong Teams And Ethical Data Sensemaking

What’s more powerful than a star who knows everything? Well, a team not made of stars but of people who love what they do, stand behind their company’s vision and can work together, support each other. Like a galaxy made of stars — where not every star shines and also doesn’t need to. Everyone has their place, their own strength, their own weakness. Teams don’t consist only of stars, they consist of people, and the most important thing is that the work and life culture is great.

Thorne: The Frontier Within – Winner of Site of the Month July

Thorne: The Frontier Within - Winner of Site of the Month July

Thorne: The Frontier Within by Active Theory is the new Site of the Month for July 2019. Thanks for all votes and tweets, find the winner of the Pro Plan…

How to use yum-cron to automatically update RHEL/CentOS Linux nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

The yum command line tool is used to install and update software packages under RHEL / CentOS Linux server. I know how to apply updates using yum update command line, but I would like to

How to Setup SSH Passwordless Login in Debian 10

SSH (Secure Shell) is a popular and widely used tool for remote login and file transfers over insecure networks, that uses encryption to secure the connection between a client and a server. Read Also:...