Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Waymo’s autonomous vehicles are driving 25,000 miles every day

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Waymo’s autonomous vehicles are driving 25,000 miles every day

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Waymo, the former Google self-driving project that spun out to become a business under Alphabet, has driven 8 million miles on public roads using its autonomous vehicles. Waymo CEO John Krafcik shared the company’s milestone Friday while onstage with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval at the National Governors Association conference in Santa Fe, N.M. The figure is notable…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Show HN: Kanban for E-Mail

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Show HN: Kanban for E-Mail

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KanbanMail takes your inbox from a confusing mess and turns it into a clear action plan!

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers The Octonion Math That Could Underpin Physics | Quanta Magazine

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers The Octonion Math That Could Underpin Physics | Quanta Magazine

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After breaks from school spent ski-bumming, bartending abroad and intensely training as a mixed martial artist, Furey later met the division algebras again in an advanced geometry course and learned just how peculiar they become in four strokes. When you double the dimensions with each step as you go from real numbers to complex numbers…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Into the Borg – SSRF inside Google production network | OpnSec

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Into the Borg – SSRF inside Google production network | OpnSec

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Intro – Testing Google Sites and Google Caja In March 2018, I reported an XSS in Google Caja, a tool to securely embed arbitrary html/javascript in a webpage.In May 2018, after the XSS was fixed, I realised that Google Sites was using an unpatched version of Google Caja, so I looked if it was vulnerable…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Why is history always about humans? – The Boston Globe

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Why is history always about humans? – The Boston Globe

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In the second half of the 19th century, elephants were the main attraction of the many traveling circuses that toured the United States and Canada. For a time, there was no brighter star than Jumbo, who was billed by hype-master P.T. Barnum as “the biggest elephant in the world.” Born in northern Africa in 1861,…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Destiny 2 players find secret mission believed to unlock Black Spindle Exotic sniper

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Destiny 2 players find secret mission believed to unlock Black Spindle Exotic sniper

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Update: Multiple players have confirmed that while the secret Io mission doesn’t reward Black Spindle, per se, completing it does get you a revamped version of the Exotic sniper called Whisper of the Worm. Destiny YouTuber Indica received what may be the world’s first Whisper just minutes ago:  Just got Black Spindle! Video up in…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth could have a progression problem

Hexbyte – Science and Tech World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth could have a progression problem

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Earlier this week, Blizzard Entertainment released a new patch for World of Warcraft that implemented class changes and added new features ahead of the August 14 launch of the new expansion, Battle for Azeroth. This pre-patch experience is usually an exciting one for fans. But this time, it’s filled with a good amount of apprehension.…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Resident Evil 2 Remake: Release Date / Pre-Order Guide (PS4, Xbox One, PC) For The US

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Resident Evil 2 Remake: Release Date / Pre-Order Guide (PS4, Xbox One, PC) For The US

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Resident Evil 2 originally launched on the PS One in 1998, but just like the zombies in the game, it’s getting a new lease on life. A Resident Evil 2 remake is set to launch on January 25, 2019 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. It will cover much of the same ground as the…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Best Xbox One Games Under $10 In The Ultimate Game Sale

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Best Xbox One Games Under $10 In The Ultimate Game Sale

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Microsoft’s Ultimate Game Sale is going on now, and it’s the biggest Xbox One game sale we’ve seen all year. It offers up to 65% off digital Xbox games, with an added 10% off select games for Xbox Live Gold members. The sale runs through July 30, so don’t wait too long to make your…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Niantic explains how and why it bans players in Pokémon GO

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Niantic explains how and why it bans players in Pokémon GO

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Getting banned for cheating is nothing new in Pokémon GO. There’ve been big ol’ ban waves every few weeks for ages now. The policies have never been totally set in stone, however — at least not publicly. Like many of the game’s mechanics, the player base has had to share info amongst themselves to figure…