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Friday August 18, 2017. 11:02 PM
The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End by Ken Follet's are two lenghthy novels about a fictional medieval English town called Kingsbridge. When I read them years ago I became immersed in a world of conflict, betrayal, and scheming. In a way, the novels are like Game...
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A file containing the names, addresses, dates of birth and other information about Chicago's 1.8 million registered voters was published online and publicly accessible for an unknown period of time, the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners said this week. From a report:...
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Enlarge / Marcus Hutchins, security researcher for Kryptos Logic. In May, he registered a domain name that neutralized the WCry ransomware worm. In August, he was charged with developing malware called Kronos. (credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images) A chunk of code found in...
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Michael 'Rands' Lopp spotted something beautiful about this White House photo: everyone in it who doesn't have the word 'president' in their job title has been fired. Only the best people. Here's the season 1 winner of the blunder games, as shot by Jonathan Ernst with...
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And what finer company than Uber to make that clear You may never read those lengthy terms and conditions attached to every digital download or app but, in America at least, they are legally binding. Sorry.…
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(credit: Tor Project) The Tor Project has reiterated its absolutist commitment to free speech, saying that even though Daily Stormer recently moved to a Tor onion service, the organization won’t do anything to stop the 'hate-spewing website.' Various online services have...
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The eclipse on Monday isn't just a nifty thing to watch -- it'll also be an important test of our power grid's ability to quickly load balance as solar energy goes offline. The post The August 21st Eclipse Will Be a Significant Test for Solar Power appeared first on...
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'Sense8' is hardly Netflix's most popular television series, but it has developed a cult following and is beloved by many. After all, it was co-created by the Wachowskis (sisters Lilly and Lana) -- writers and directors of the famous Matrix films. That is why its...
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An anonymous reader shares a report: Making a living from streaming royalties is tough for music artists, and YouTube has had one of the worst reputations in the music industry for a while. Even Lyor Cohen, the current head of YouTube Music, knows that many are skeptical...
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Next year will see the release of Yakuza 6: The Song of Life in the West. Since this is the last game starring Kiryu Kazuma, Sega is giving Yakuza 6 the royal treatment. […] The post Yakuza 6 Gets a Release Date and Fancy Collector’s Edition appeared first on Geek.com.
    Geek - Aug 18, 10:30 PM
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Machine learning and code to detect and alert attempts to extract passwords from staff Security researchers from UC Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the US have come up with a way to mitigate the risk of spear-phishing in corporate environments.…
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When this 97-year-old Toronto man was born, the auto industry was just turning mainstream. Roads made for horses were being paved over for automobiles and the 'average' family could consider buying a vehicle. (more…)
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An anonymous reader shares a report: Your monthly bill for Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and other streaming entertainment services could go up soon as states such as Illinois try to find ways to offset declining sales taxes and other revenue shortfalls. Chicago, Pennsylvania and...
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You know Daleks and Davros and Missy the Master, Angels, and Silence hell-bent on disaster. But do you recall the most underrated Doctor Who villains of all? Each week, I will dig into […] The post ‘Doctor Who’ Underrated Villain of the Week: Madame Karabraxos appeared first...
    Geek - Aug 18, 09:45 PM
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Telco's TV biz accused of false advertising by trade watchdog America's trade watchdog is seeking $3.95bn in damages from AT&T over allegations of dodgy marketing by its DirecTV wing.…
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An anonymous reader shares a report: Movie studios are considering whether to ignore the objections of cinema chains and forge ahead with a plan to offer digital rentals of films mere weeks after they appear in theaters, according to people familiar with the matter. Some of...
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The sun's getting a lot of the spotlight these days. It's time to give the moon its due.
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This week on HOME: Stories From L.A., a member of the Boing Boing Podcast Network:HGTV and glossy magazines have sparked a boomlet of interest in tiny homes, but they've also made them look fun, cute and easy. The realities of a tiny lifestyle can be more daunting....
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Yay, a brave (if not foolish) Domino's Pizza employee, Harish Karan, who had never seen a gun before, tackled a gunman Wednesday night at a Toronto location who was trying to steal cash from the register. And then three other employees joined in, holding him down, yanking...
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Lots of people like being outdoors. Not geeks, usually (hyuck hyuck), but a lot of people. And, unfortunately for, presumably, some of those folks, there aren’t too many solid portable vaporizers that could […] The post Vapium Summit: The Vape for the Great Outdoors appeared...
    Geek - Aug 18, 09:00 PM
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