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50 CVEs in 50 Days: Fuzzing Adobe Reader - Check Point Research

A Fuzzing Drill Hits the Motherlode Research By: Yoav Alon, Netanel Ben-Simon Introduction The year 2017 was an inflection point in the vulnerability landscape. The number of new vulnerabilities reported that year was around 14,000, which is over twice the number from the year before (see table below). The probable reason for this is the... Click to Read More

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Why Software Developers Are Paid 5x More in The USA

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Luxembourg to become first country to make all public transport free

Government seeks to prioritise environment and end some of world’s worst traffic congestion

International Space Station switches from Windows to Linux, for improved reliability - ExtremeTech

The United Space Alliance, which manages the computers aboard the International Space Station in association with NASA, has announced that the Windows XP computers aboard the ISS have been switched to Linux. "We migrated key functions from Windows to Linux because we needed an operating system that was stable and reliable."

Why Clojure? – AppsFlyer – Medium

In 2012, I found myself looking for a job. The startup I was working in was winding down and I spent my time idly looking for interesting…

France declares war on Google as military switches to rival Qwant search engine

FRANCE has declared war on Google to avoid becoming a “digital colony” of the US, according to reports. The French Army ministry and parliament are switching computers and handheld gadg…

Why the world needs deep generalists, not specialists

You should hire a polymath but you probably won’t find one.

This AI outperformed 20 corporate lawyers at legal work

A group of experienced lawyers pitted their skills and knowledge against an algorithm, and the results reveal much about how artificial intelligence is shaking up industries.

Reclaiming RSS

RSS like it’s 1999. English | French Before Twitter, before algorithmic timelines filtered our reality for us, before surveillance capitalism, there was RSS: Really Simple Syndication. RS-what now? For those of you born into the siloed world of the centralised web, RSS is an ancient technology from Web 1.0 (“the naïve Web?”). Like most things back then, it does what it says on the tin: it enables you to easily syndicate the content of your site.

Principal Fired For Using School's Computer Room To Mine Cryptocurrency - Slashdot

A case for academics becoming data scientists – Towards Data Science

Earlier this year, I quit academia and in just over a weekend, I turned from a tenure track assistant professor to a data scientist. No…

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