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by Boing Boing (1829.8)

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The Social Network gets an Honest Trailer

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Harry Israelson's delightful pics from a SoCal Ren

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Silence of the Lambs bloopers reel

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My favorite knife sharpener

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Trump's anti-Semites are here to stay

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Bonobo's new music video featuring the Moroccan so

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Some of the Most Racist Moments in Fox News Histor

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When Theresa May called snap elections, she killed

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Amazing wire mesh portrait by Korean artist Seungm

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Drugs and Alcohol = No Job

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Kevin Kelly: "superhuman" AI is bullshit

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The Simpsons on Trump's first 100 days in office

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by The Registry (297.5)

Are you ready to transform?

Come and have a go, if you think you’re hard enough

Sponsored  Digital transformation has been a boardroom buzzphrase for the last couple of years. If your CEO hasn’t asked you to explain it, then the invitation’s in the mail. Are you ready to tell them what it is, and what you’re doing to help make it happen?…

It's paydaygeddon! NatWest account transfers 'disa

Thousands left terrified worrying about limiting their beer intake this month

There's drama aplenty for NatWest customers this morning as account transfers are “disappearing” according to aggrieved customers.…

Just delete the internet ¬タモ pr0n-blocking legisla

Oh, and voting is the only say you get in how the government handles your information

The Digital Economy Bill 2016-17 has received Royal Assent, and with Her Maj's rubberstamp it shall henceforth become a requirement for all pornography-serving websites to verify the ages (and thus identities) of all of their visitors in the UK.…

Oh lordy, WD just SCHOOLED Seagate in running a di

Looks likes revenues are up by almost $6bn

Analysis  WD took advantage of stable disk drive and strong flash markets to crank revenues and profits in its third fiscal 2017 quarter, giving Seagate an object lesson in how to run a storage business.…

Need the toilet? Wanna watch a video ad about erec

Please now wash your hands

Something for the Weekend, Sir?  I'm off to the toilet. Would you like to join me?…

Facebook and Google gobble '99 per cent of new dig

Ad biz disputes claims, but duopoly marches on

Internet advertising revenue continues to grow, thanks to mobile, but the Silicon Valley duopoly of Facebook and Google swallowed up almost the new money.…

Flatpak and Snaps aren't destined for graveyard of

Independence from distros

The world of Linux has long been divided into tribes, or distros as we called them. But what actually makes a distro? The packages it uses? The people who put those packages together? The philosophy behind the choices the people who put the packages together make? The question of what makes a distro is actually very difficult on to answer and it's about to get even more difficult.…

Waiter? There's a mouse in my motherboard and this

Support chap reveals the squalid horror of restaurant computers

ON-CALL  Welcome again to On-Call, our weekly sharing session in which readers unburden themselves by sharing memories of nasty jobs.…

Last year's ICO fines would be 79 times higher und

TalkTalk's £400,000 penalty was big – how about £59 MILLION?

Fines from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) against Brit companies last year would have been £69m rather than £880,500 if the pending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) had been applied, according to analysis by NCC Group.…

That YouTube ad boycott had square-root of sod-all

License to print money renewed in full, thanks to mobile

Google's parent company Alphabet has enjoyed a bumper start to the year, raking in more and more ad cash, sinking dosh into hobby projects, and generally having a great time.…

Kali Linux can now use cloud GPUs for password-cra

Kali's a favourite for white hats, but that doesn't stop black hats guys from using it too

Think passwords, people. Think long, complex passwords. Not because a breach dump's landed, but because the security-probing-oriented Kali Linux just got better at cracking passwords.…

Amid all the fanfare and cheerleading, Amazon's AW

'Meteoric' success downgraded to mere 'rocketing'

Amazon Web Services growth slowed down a bit, but still brought Amazon cash at a record clip in the first three months of 2017.…

Australian Federal Police accessed metadata withou

Single phone call by journalist probed, Feds then self-report breach to Ombudsman

Australian Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin has admitted that one of the force's investigators accessed a journalist's telecommunications metadata without a warrant, thereby breaking the law.…

Scratch the Surface: Slabtop sales slump takes the

Phones also dead – but hey, $53m profit A DAY is still $53m

Microsoft has reported strong results in its latest quarter, pulling in nearly $5bn in profits and showing good cloud revenue growth. Just don't mention the sagging Surface fondleslab sales.…

Shock horror: US military sticks jump leads on hum

DARPA's current thinking for potential future bright sparks

The boffinry nerve center of the US military is working with seven American universities to see if electrically stimulating the brain will increase the ability to learn new skills.…

Software woes keep NASA's new crewed missions grou

Space Launch System and Orion Crew Vehicle won't lift off for planned 2018 test flight

The United States Government Accountability Office has found that NASA's return to crewed space exploration will likely not commence in 2018, as planned, and will probably slip into 2019. And familiar technology integration challenges are partly to blame.…

Arcserve gobbles up email biz to sate hunger for m

We're trying our best here, OK?

Arcserve has bought its way into the email archiving game by gobbling up FastArchiver.…

Phew! Chrome to warn when you watch insecure smut

Google's ongoing HTTP exposé comes to Incognito Mode and forms

Google's efforts to make unsecured HTTP connections untenable will step up in October, when its Chrome browser starts to warn users that more web sites are insecure.…

Intel's Optane in PCs is as good as it will get fo

You could wait for servers and apps to grok storage-class RAM … or just supercharge 'puters

Memory-centric analyst firm TrendFocus reckons Intel's Optane is going to take years to make a difference in the data centre, which means using it in PCs is as good as it will get for the foreseeable future.…

NASA's Cassini snaps pic inside Saturn's ring ¬タモ

Probe plunges deep into dark cosmic hole

Photo  NASA's Cassini probe has made its first dive inside Saturn's rings, skimming about 1,900 miles (3,000KM) over the surface of the gas giant's stormy atmosphere.…

Having a monopoly on x86 chips and charging eyewat

Basically what he was saying while bragging about sales

Intel today revealed that its first-quarter earnings and sales were more or less as forecast, sending its stock down in after-hours trading.…

Republicans want IT bloke to take fall for Clinton

Not quite 'lock her up,' but they'll take what they can get – like formal criminal charges

US House Republicans are demanding prosecutors bring charges against the IT chap who hosted Hillary Clinton's private email service.…

Cloudflare's incredible solution for IoT security:

And, oh for $DEITY's sake, yet ANOTHER best-practices standards organization?

Traffic bouncer Cloudflare has outlined what it claims is the solution to the perennial internet-of-things security problem: pay it.…

Cassini probe plunges into Saturn's huge ring, sna

Boldly goes where no NASA spacecraft has gone before

Photo  NASA's Cassini probe has made its first dive inside Saturn's rings, skimming about 1,900 miles (3,000KM) over the surface of the gas giant's stormy atmosphere.…

Facebook decides fake news isn't crazy after all.

Once dismissed by Zuck, misinformation now merits revised security strategy

Analysis  Last November at the Techonomy Conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg dismissed the notion that disinformation had affected the US presidential election as lunacy.…

Plan to kill net neutrality is the best thing/wors

Here we go again

On Wednesday, Ajit Pai, the boss of America's broadband watchdog, decided to reopen the decade-long debate over net neutrality, despite rules having been finally decided back in 2015 and held up by the court last year.…

Micron looks to SanDisk for new CEO

Mark Durcan gets to retire at last as Sanjay Mehrotra takes over

Micron has hired ex-SanDisk CEO Sanjay Mehrotra as its new president and CEO, replacing the retiring Mark Durcan.…

Mysterious Hajime botnet has pwned 300,000 IoT dev

The Dark Knight of malware's purpose remains unknown

Hajime – the "vigilante" IoT worm that blocks rival botnets – has built up a compromised network of 300,000 malware-compromised devices, according to new figures from Kaspersky Lab.…

China launches aircraft carrier the length of 2.1

And it weighs the same as 5.7 million adult badgers

China has launched its own aircraft carrier – the first ship of its type to be built from scratch in the rising Asian superpower's yards.…

Super-secure Pi-stuffed nomx email server box give

Researcher claims it's riddled with flaws. Vendor denies it

Security researchers claim to have uncovered a variety of serious security holes in a heavily touted secure email server technology. Nomx, the firm behind the device, strongly disputes the claims and has challenged researchers to a hacking challenge, involving the creation of an email account on a designated remotely hosted nomx device.…

Insuring against a future financial crisis

Staying compliant & off the front page

There’s nothing quite like a nice, juicy financial crisis to wake up the regulators’ rule-setters, psych up the lawmakers and get the lawyers sharpening their quill pens and breaking out a fresh bottle of Quink. And so it seems to have been proven since the financial car crash of the mid to late noughties, with the appearance of a variety of new rules and legislation to keep the financial services industry on its toes.…

New year, new Teradata but the 'transformation' ha

Helped along by billion dollar-plus cash pile outside USA

BI and data warehouser Teradata's revenues fell 10 per cent on the year from $545m to $491m in the first quarter of 2017, with a loss of $2m as the firm's recovery under new CEO Victor Lund still has a ways to go.…

Series of Seagate missteps as revenue generator sp

Catalogue of errors by stuck-in-the-rut firm

Comment  Here's a suggestion – Seagate, led by a combined chairman and CEO, has made a catalogue of tactical errors in the face of the NAND tidal wave while rival Western Digital has pivoted sideways to embrace flash.…

Seven in ten UK unis admit being duped by phishing

Not so smart now, eh?

Seven in ten UK universities have admitted falling victim to a phishing attack in which an individual has been tricked into disclosing personal details via an email purporting to be from a trusted source.…

DevOps and containers heavyweights' London meetup:

We’re testing, testing, testing...the food

We’ll be opening the doors for Continuous Lifecycle London 2017 in less than three weeks, meaning time is running out to secure a front row seat for three days of the best in DevOps, Containers, Agile, CD and more.…

by Veerle's Blog (405.9)

Cafᅢᄅ insoluble

My kind of palette and great textures. Coffee can have this effect.

via Sebastien Plassard

Mystery Project 82.1

A sneak peek of a new print the crew at DKNG is working on. Looks like Austin to me.

via DKNG

Hansen¬タルs Bicycle Race

Always a fan of something with a bike in it. When it’s created by the talented Madsberg it gets even better.

via Madsberg

Hᅢᄡtel Americano

Part of a series that was created as an irreverent ad campaign inspired by the hotel’s close relationship with the contemporary art world.

via Javas Lehn

Bauhaus Music

Project on the theme of music, while playing with a Bauhaus-inspired style.

via Zara Picken

Fazer Marianne

Interesting play with lines. Not an easy one to pull off.

via Craig & Karl

Feel the Night

With the atmosphere in this illustration you just feel the night. Come in and enjoy the ride.

via Sebastien Plassard

Educating your dreams

Special style. Inspiring patterns.

via Scotty Reifsnyder