The whole iLife ’06 suite is on sale today at Apple’s website for $79.
Then there was Rob Hawkes’ hack, written in HTML5 canvas.
He was arrested on June 4 at a Tunis cyber café by six plainclothes police officers, who showed no credentials and gave no reason for the arrest. He was taken to his home, where the police searched his bedroom and seized his computer equipment.
Paragraph175 refers to a Nazi Germany penal code that prohibited gay and lesbian relations and was the legal basis for their suppression, Goldman said.
But Americans, as of now, have nowhere else to turn. The habits of the library and the newsstand, to say nothing of pre-digital social life, are lost to us. Instead, we’re stalled in the data smog that hangs over social media and search engines. Sometimes we confront trolls, bots, phish, spam, and malware head-on; sometimes we meet trollspeak in memes parroted by real people. But the sanctity of our reason is routinely violated online.
Many of today’s programmers have their efficiency “aha” moment in their teenage years, when they discover that life is full of blindingly dull repetitive tasks and that computers are really good at doing them. (Math homework, with its dull litany of exercises, was one thing that inspired a number of coders I’ve talked to.) Larry Wall, who created the Perl programming language, and several coauthors wrote that one of the key virtues of a programmer is “laziness”—of the variety where your unwillingness to perform rote actions inspires you to do the work to automate them.
At least one university has started its own student group for people with repetitive strain injuries. Harvard RSI Action provides support for students at the school with RSI and information for the general public.
Overview: Ok, yeah, I totally made up the 50% — maybe it’s 40%, maybe it’s 75%, but it’s definitely more. The Wizard’s Tower is an expansion to the excellent cooperative family game Castle Panic that adds a wizard to your side, allowing you to cast powerful spells … but the monsters are back with reinforcements, making them nastier and harder to kill. Although you can still play with your kids, The Wizard’s Tower ratchets up the difficulty level a bit, making it even more exciting for older kids and adults.
For Uber, the traveling salesman problem is even more complicated than determining the shortest distances between pickups. What about circumstances that would cause spikes in demand, like a rainstorm or a Giants game?
Google is just one of many companies that are now using GPUs for all sorts of tasks inside the modern data center. The London-based Shazam is using GPUs to help identify songs and artists that match your particular music tastes. Salesforce has installed GPUs to analyze information streaming across millions of Twitter feeds. Amazon has long offered a cloud service that provides instant GPU power to anyone who wants it. And a San Francisco startup called imgix now provides an GPU-based online service that lets virtually any website rejigger images as they’re served onto user PCs and mobile devices.
“It is difficult to discern any motive other than that of preventing the owner of the mark from reflecting the mark in a corresponding domain name,” the panel said. “The registration of over one hundred such domain names is sufficient to constitute a pattern of conduct.”
That means that Samsung will have a buffer for its bottom line even as its smartphone battery crisis continues to damage its brand reputation.