CSS vendor prefixes were designed to help web developers by giving them a way to target CSS to specific browsers and use proposed standards before they were finalized. The idea was to move the web forward without rushing the CSS standards process. Unfortunately, it hasn’t always worked out that way. In fact, web developers fell in love with the
-webkit- prefix and often forget that there are other prefixes as well:
-o- for Opera,
-moz- for Firefox and
-ms- for Internet Explorer.
Drug trafficking carries a maximum sentence of imprisonment for life; money laundering conspiracy carries a maximum sentence of 20 years’ imprisonment.
Byrne’s crusade is almost pathological, and some argue this is a product of his well-documented health problems. Over the years, he has gone under the knife 29 times, including eight surgeries for an irregular heartbeat, a residual effect of his cancer. His last surgery was in late January. “He’s trained in philosophy – which means he takes a larger view already – and he’s also struggled with his health,” says Robert Shapiro, a Harvard-trained macroeconomist who served as president Bill Clinton’s undersecretary of commerce and is now a consultant to companies that believe they’ve been victimized by abusive naked short selling, including Overstock. “People who come through those challenges, particularly when they’re young, have a very different view of the world. They are less concerned with the bullshit – and more concerned with larger things.”
So the father of the Turing test wasn’t using this as some threshold for intelligence, he was simply stating his prediction of where he thought computers would be five decades in the future.
Soon, you’ll be able to pull your favorite website – like Gmail or YouTube – out of the web browser and run it as a stand-alone application on your computer’s desktop. Mozilla has announced that its Prism software, one such technology that makes it easy to run web apps on your desktop, is very close to a final release.
The game-play is similar to Ludo with some added twists. As mentioned above, your goal is to move one of your three Lego warriors from their starting area to the centre of the board. You move the number of spaces rolled on the die (three to six) with a couple of exceptions:
Rebooting a machine will clear it of the worm. But to completely clear an infected system, a file named “root.exe” in the script and msadc directories under the IIS webroot need to be deleted, as well as a file named “explorer.exe,” which is located in the root of the machine’s C drive, and the D drive if that drive is present on the infected machine.
Stern took the board and embroidered it into a floral pattern. She added lights and sounds activated by sensors and the microcontroller software. Moving your hand over the piece results in changes in light and sounds generated from the fabric.
Denis Wood is a maker of fascinating maps, and a cartographic iconoclast. He’s also a convicted sex offender. These facts create an uncomfortable tension in a new documentary film about Wood’s work and life. The 23-minute movie, Unmappable, premiers Oct. 18 at the New Orleans Film Festival.
Weinman has written numerous books, and produced videos and CD-ROM tutorials on Web design. She also founded the Ojai Digital Arts Center in California, which offers weeklong courses on Flash and Adobe Web design, among others.
The network will air unedited, C-SPAN-style talks from conferences like the Society for Neuroscience or the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meetings. But other shows – including features on the best science teachers in the country, Q&A’s with science authors and profiles of researchers performing cutting-edge brain experiments – should keep the programming lively.
The WinAura program unleashes “real-time biofeedback technology” so you can interact with your aura on your computer screen. The battle for market share between Coggins’ WinAura and its main competitor, The Aura Video Station, has begun.
And while the first claim of responsibility for the bombings was logged by the Secret Organization of al-Qaida in Europe on the lesser-known al-qal3ah.com, a second claim was posted to Tajdeed.org.uk a day later by a group called the Abu Hafs al Masri Brigade.
Luckily for the loftless, Bonhams isn’t the only place to find a piece of space. Space is the great equalizer—and that applies to the collection world, too.
But these barcodes are a little different than the ones you see scanned at the grocery store. These barcodes (called 2D barcodes in the generic and Semacodes by brand name) are black-and-white squares that code the URLs to any website of creator’s choice. (Semacodes can be made to link to any site on the ‘net and can be made for free here.) Accessing the encoded page is as simple as a click of an Internet-capable camera phone.
While Tesla has been trading above the median target price for months, that margin mushroomed in June with the stock trading as much as 25 percent above the median target.
In another case, a former roofer-turned-online-stock-analyst told investors he had a proprietary trading system, more than 14 years of investing experience, and an 85 percent success rate. The SEC said he had never received any securities training, used a publicly available software program, and had an investment track record that wasn’t nearly as good as he claimed.
‘People accessing only applications pre-approved by Facebook aren’t experiencing the full breadth of the open Internet.’
At about the same time, a computer-science student named Linus Torvalds developed a program to run on Intel-based computers that highlighted many Unix features. He called the program Linux and released it in 1991. Other developers added on features so that in the following years Linux contained all the major features found in other versions of Unix.
In July, the same airline’s flights were disrupted after a computer problem blocked access to reservations records.
Every time someone on a third-party app signs into Twitter, they use an individual user token. Starting last month, third-party Twitter clients must get explicit permission from Twitter to use more than 100,000 tokens or have more than 100,000 individual Twitter account holders using the app. Tweetbot tried to work around this restriction, but according to a company blog post, it couldn’t find a solution that worked for Twitter and so pulled its alpha service.
The no-bid contract, first reported by Politico, appears to have been finalized last week – at a time when Equifax is still reeling from a massive hack that compromised the personal information of more than 145 million Americans. According to the filing, Equifax will “verify taxpayer identity” and assist in the “ongoing identity verification and validations needs of the [IRS].”
__ Wired.com: __Could we talk about laptops and the borders? (ed. note: The government reserves the right to look through any laptop or electronic device crossing the border, saying it is no different from any other luggage.
DHS published the official policy on its website just weeks ago.)
Incredibly bad taste or incredibly funny? That will probably depend on the execution.
In Paul Ryan’s case, the country may never know whether the office desks were piled high with faxes late last week. When Magwood started the #PaulRyanFaxParty, he imagined the surprise of suddenly receive hundreds of faxes. But some on Twitter reported that attempts to fax him failed. In the meantime, I’ve tried to call his office repeatedly for comment. All I got were busy signals.
Show millions of vile Internet comments to Google’s self-improving artificial intelligence engine and it can recognize a troll.
Although it is unusual for a company to go two years before notifying customers of a breach of the magnitude of Yahoo’s 2014 incident, it can be difficult for investigators to initially determine the full scope of a data breach, said Rob Lee, a fellow at the SANS Institute, an organization that trains computer security professionals.
One of eight children, six of whom are step-siblings, Dillinger has lived a peripatetic life – in stark contrast to the stable existence of his only full sibling, a brother who works as a contract mechanic for the military and who confirmed the biographical details Dillinger gave Wired News.
Yesterday, the internet content mass-production firm Demand Media went public. Despite having no profits, its share price increased by 33 percent in one day.
At Airbnb, Hom hopes the new illustrations can make good on Airbnb’s claim of being for everyone, everywhere. And while her new illustrations have begun to pop up across Airbnb, her work there has only just begun.
The nomination turned into a proxy fight over Obama-era net neutrality rules established in 2015. Those rules mean service providers such as Verizon, AT&T and Comcast must treat all content the same and not favor their own websites and apps over others, such as a movie streaming service. Pai has tried to roll the rules back, drawing more than 22 million comments and ire from Democrats.