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The first cyberattack took place nearly 200 years ago in France

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France created a national mechanical telegraph system in the 1790s; in 1834, a pair of crooked bankers named François and Joseph Blanc launched the first cyberattack, poisoning the data that went over the system in order to get a trading advantage in the bond market. (more…)

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alexanglin
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GDPR

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By clicking anywhere, scrolling, or closing this notification, you agree to be legally bound by the witch Sycorax within a cloven pine.
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alexanglin
29 days ago
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satadru
28 days ago
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Also, for GDPR purposes, I live in France now.
New York, NY
Lythimus
30 days ago
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another God Damn Privacy Report.
alt_text_at_your_service
30 days ago
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By clicking anywhere, scrolling, or closing this notification, you agree to be legally bound by the witch Sycorax within a cloven pine.
zippy72
24 days ago
But Sycorax Rock!
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By clicking anywhere, scrolling, or closing this notification, you agree to be legally bound by the witch Sycorax within a cloven pine.

Containers

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All services are microservices if you ignore most of their features.
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53 days ago
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GuuZ
12 days ago
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:-D
wmorrell
52 days ago
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Yuuuup.
denubis
52 days ago
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I just told my grad student to use this comic in her thesis.
Sydney, Australia
skorgu
53 days ago
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I feel personally attacked.
alt_text_bot
53 days ago
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All services are microservices if you ignore most of their features.
alt_text_at_your_service
53 days ago
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All services are microservices if you ignore most of their features.

Revengers: Intentional knockoffs of Avengers action figures

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Obvious Plant's Jeff Wysaski made some knockoff Avengers action figures and they're perfectly hilarious in their bootleggedness. See them all here. He put a few for sale, but they've already sold out.

Previously: 'Walmart yodeling kid' becomes a one-up action figure

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Smart Home Security

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If they're getting valuable enough stuff from you, at least the organized crime folks have an incentive to issue regular updates to keep the appliance working after the manufacturer discontinues support.
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104 days ago
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alt_text_at_your_service
104 days ago
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If they're getting valuable enough stuff from you, at least the organized crime folks have an incentive to issue regular updates to keep the appliance working after the manufacturer discontinues support.
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If they're getting valuable enough stuff from you, at least the organized crime folks have an incentive to issue regular updates to keep the appliance working after the manufacturer discontinues support.

Earth Wind Map

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Earth Wind Map shows the winds blasting over a beautiful, rotatable 3D animated globe. Various modes (click the text on the bottom left) show air, oceanic, particulate and even auroral maps.
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