Category: Techno Babble

Babbling ’bout tech

Hacking the Vote: Security Vulnerabilities and the Future of Voting

Image courtesy: Pixabay With primary elections ongoing, and November quickly approaching, voters are worrying about hacking and how it might affect voting outcomes. From databases on personal voter info to ballot machines, the entire infrastructure

How to Reconfigure Installed Package in Ubuntu and Debian

dpkg-reconfigure is a powerful command line tool used to reconfigure an already installed package. It is one of the several tools offered under dpkg – the core package management system on Debian/Ubuntu Linux. It works

Unikrn Locked and Loaded, ready for us?

Team BIG: One of the top CSGO teams on earth sporting the Unikrn Brand always. It was only last summer that our plan for UnikoinGold was presented to the public, a plan in which Unikrn aimed

The Millennial’s Guide to Software Development

Itchy Fingers, Stop Here! So, this is it. This is where I provide you with a few resources that I have tried, enjoyed and learned a lot from. I am absolutely certain there’s more out there,

This Is What’s Stopping Blockchain From Taking Over the World

To the idealists among us, the advent of cryptocurrencies is a lifelong dream starting to be realized. Over the last decade, advancements in cryptographic technology and distributed networking have offered an alternative to the anachronistic

Who Gets Their News From Which Social Media Sites?

Though only a third of Instagram users say they get news from the app, 60 percent of those who do are nonwhite, whereas on Twitter, 60 percent of news consumers are white. Of people who

The Final 5 Episodes of Crypto Disrupted

Crypto Disrupted Episode 35, 36, 37, 38, and 39: Interviews with David McCarville of Rylely Carlock and Applewhite, Fran Villalba Segerra founder of Internxt, Kevin Brown of Coina.ge, Maximilian Musselius of OSA, and Bruce Silcoff

Don’t Invest in ICO’s

1. Removes Middle Man in a Current Process Essentially one of the most important concepts of Blockchain technology is that it aims to cut out a middle man in a current process. We need that trust

Leaders vs. AI: There Ain’t No Such Thing As Artificial Wisdom

Perhaps the most compelling and crucial question at the heart of our present day anxieties about the rise of Artificial Intelligence is this: will machines ever be creative, compassionate, and wise and so transcend our

Crypto Volatility — a trader’s paradise but an investor’s nightmare

VOLATILITY A trader’s paradise but an investor’s nightmare. In essence, volatility can be broken down into two things?—?A measure of human emotions (FOMO buy and panic selling) and lack of liquidity. Human Emotions: We all know

Using ES6 Generators to generate keys in React

Based on the above, it’s quite obvious how you could use a generator function to dynamically assign keys to elements in a collection. The only thing that such a function has to do is generate

Top 8 YUM ThirdParty Repositories for CentOS and RHEL

YUM (Yellowdog Updater Modified) is an open source, widely used command-line and graphical based package management tool for RPM (RedHat Package Manager) based Linux systems, including, but not limited to, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL),

Personal Assistant Kino Part 4 — Smart Feed

Smart Feed I wanted to automate my pattern that check new articles, put them in Pocket, read carefully and move to favorite category. This is why Smart Feed function was created. First, the RSS urls

ETH: Time to Buy?

Rationale: 1) ETH has been underperforming other smart contract platform tokens Ethereum can arguably be considered the highest quality smart contract platform (based on the age, developer ecosystem, market cap, hash power). This is an objective

FDA Launches Crackdown on Juul, Other E-Cigarettes

Teenage use of e-cigarettes has reached “an epidemic proportion,” the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday, announcing that Juul and four other e-cigarette manufacturers have 60 days to “convincingly address” use by minors or the

Apple’s Latest iPhones Are Packed With AI Smarts

At a glance the three new iPhones unveiled next to Apple’s glassy circular headquarters Wednesday look much like last year’s iPhone X. Inside, the devices’ computational guts got an invisible but more significant upgrade. Apple’s

Europe’s New Copyright Law Could Change the Web Worldwide

The European Parliament passed sweeping copyright legislation Wednesday that, much like its privacy regulations, could have impact far beyond Europe. Critics argue that the most controversial part of the proposal will effectively force all but

Elixir — A slice of Shinjuku in Erlang

Shinjuku is a dessert available at Secret Recipe, a Malaysian food chain. This is a must try if you ever visit Secret Recipe. Erlang & Elixir are widely used functional programming language. Elixir runs on

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Scaling up The Crypto University

New Courses We have actively iterated on our course content and have just launched several new courses. Students who enrol for our paid courses can avail of a 20% discount?—?simply use the coupon code TWENTY_OFF.

Founder Interviews: Brian Dean of Backlinko

Learn how Brian Dean took his SEO training company from $0 to a growing 7-figure business. Davis Baer: What’s your background, and what are you working on? Brian Dean: I’m Brian Dean, founder and CEO