Category: Techno Babble

Babbling ’bout tech

Teleconsole – Share Your Linux Terminal with Your Friends

Teleconsole is a free open source and powerful command line tool for sharing your Linux terminal session with people you trust. Your friends or team members can connect to your Linux terminal session via...

Scrape Websites for Information Easily using Code.xyz and Node.js

A web scraper is a tool that allows us to select and transform a website’s unstructured data into a structured database. So where would a web scraper come in handy? I have listed my favorite

FCC Retracts a Plan to Discourage Consumer Complaints

A proposal that critics said would have forced consumers to file formal complaints, at a cost of $255, appears to have been dropped from Thursday’s agenda.

Best tutorials to get started with Serverless

By now every developer will be able to tell you that serverless is here to stay and you would be missing out if you were not going to start getting in on this action. So

Twitter Will Hide ‘Locked’ Profiles From Follower Counts

After purging millions of fake or suspicious accounts in recent months, Twitter announced a new policy around locked profiles.

The Rise and Fall of Uber HR Chief Liane Hornsey

Her departure is a sign the company’s system is beginning to work. It’s also a crisis.

Like minds: what to consider when choosing a software partner

What are the qualities you should look out for when you’re selecting the company that will implement the software side of your device? Vladimir Timashov, Delivery Manager, Healthcare & Life Sciences, at global technology consultants

How a Startup Is Using the Blockchain to Protect Your Privacy

Oasis Labs is working with Uber as it aims to cure some of the ills of the internet.

Uber and Lyft’s Never-Ending Quest to Crush Price Comparison Apps

Apps like Bellhop and RideGuru allow riders to find the best deal—highlighting the uncomfortable truth that price is the bottom line for ride-sharing companies

Scout_Realtime – Monitor Server and Process Metrics in Linux

In the past, we’ve covered lots of command-line based tools for monitoring Linux performance, such as top, htop, atop, glances and more, and a number of web based tools such as cockpit, pydash, linux-dash,...

Augur Launches and ICO Graveyard

July 10, 2018 Newsletter. If you’d like to receive analysis like this everyday. Subscribe here. AUGUR LAUNCHES Today, Augur, announced in a Medium post that it was finally launching. Augur’s first version won’t have a

Ex-Apple Employee Accused of Stealing Self-Driving-Car Tech

Xiaolang Zhang allegedly took more than 40 GB of Apple intellectual property with him when he left in April to work for China’s Xpeng Motors.

UK Regulators May Fine Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica

Of course, $664,000—the maximum penalty under UK law—isn’t much of a punishment for a company like Facebook, which is valued at more than $584 billion.

The Upfiring dApp — Early Q3 Update

Source Code Overview Upfiring is open-source. We release our application source code approximately twice per month to keep developers and followers updated on our progress: https://www.dropbox.com/s/o64nhfz1lo8vfkp/upfiring_source_code_071018.zip?dl=0 Since the last Medium update, we’ve been quietly hacking away

Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court Could Be Trouble for Tech

Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination is likely to rankle tech leaders who oppose his perspective on issues related to privacy and net neutrality.

How Microsoft’s AI Could Help Prevent Natural Disasters

The Chesapeake Bay project uses AI to go beyond flood warnings and create more detailed maps that can help with land-use planning and emergency response.

How to Install MongoDB on Ubuntu 18.04

MongoDB is an open-source, modern document database management system designed for high performance data persistence, high availability, as well as automatic scaling, based on the state-of-the-art technology of NoSQL. Under MongoDB, a record is...

YouTube Debuts Plan to Promote and Fund ‘Authoritative’ News

The video platform is less focused on getting rid of conspiracy theorists than on trying to elevate journalism it considers valuable.

How an App Could Give Some Gig Workers a Safety Net

Alia, which allows employers to pay voluntary contributions toward benefits for domestic workers, could be a model for others without insurance or paid time off.

CBM – Shows Network Bandwidth in Ubuntu

CBM (Color Bandwidth Meter) is a simple tool that shows the current network traffic on all connected devices in colors in Ubuntu Linux. It is used to monitor network bandwidth. It shows the network...