Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Which iPad to Actually Buy (and the Ones to Avoid)

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Which iPad to Actually Buy (and the Ones to Avoid)

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Choosing an iPad is more complicated than it needs to be, but we’re here to help.Buying an iPad should be simple. You just buy whatever’s new, right? If only. Apple currently sells four different iPad models, each with their own strengths, and there are a growing number of older iPads floating around eBay and Craigslist.…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired This Chemical Is So Hot It Destroys Nerve Fibers—in a Good Way

Hexbyte Tech News Wired This Chemical Is So Hot It Destroys Nerve Fibers—in a Good Way

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In Morocco there grows a cactus-like plant that’s so hot, I have to insist that the next few sentences aren’t hyperbole. On the Scoville Scale of hotness, its active ingredient, resiniferatoxin, clocks in at 16 billion units. That’s 10,000 times hotter than the Carolina reaper, the world’s hottest pepper, and 45,000 times hotter than the…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired DARPA’s Hail Mary Plan to Restart a Hacked US Electric Grid

Hexbyte Tech News Wired DARPA’s Hail Mary Plan to Restart a Hacked US Electric Grid

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A Plum Island grid utility pole. The power lines for the RADICS test grid were physically separate from the Plum Island lines.DARPAA Plum Island grid utility pole. The power lines for the RADICS test grid were physically separate from the Plum Island lines.DARPAIn his years-long career developing software for power grids, Stan McHann had never…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers When Hospitals Merge to Save Money, Patients Often Pay More

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers When Hospitals Merge to Save Money, Patients Often Pay More

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ImageJennifer Lamptey, a radiologic technologist, adjusting a CT scan at the Saint Raphael campus of Yale New Haven Hospital, part of a bigger system set to control a quarter of Connecticut’s hospital beds.CreditCreditChristopher Capozziello for The New York TimesThe nation’s hospitals have been merging at a rapid pace for a decade, forming powerful organizations that…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Facebook Morale Takes a Tumble Along With Stock Price

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Facebook Morale Takes a Tumble Along With Stock Price

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Facebook Inc.’s difficult year is taking a toll on employee morale, with several key measures of internal sentiment taking a sharp turn for the worse over the past year, according to people familiar with the matter and messages reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Amid a plunge in the stock price, ongoing leadership turmoil and…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Secret snapshots of Tokyo’s vivid street life

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Secret snapshots of Tokyo’s vivid street life

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Posted Tuesday 13th November 2018 / Text By Mikiko Hara Photography &copy Mikiko Hara, courtesy of Osiris Mikiko Hara doesn’t need a viewfinder. Instead the Japanese street photographer shoots from the chest, allowing the camera to capture happy accidents that come as a surprise… even to her. One day in October 2014, I had a…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers How Zapier Reached $35M ARR With This SaaS SEO Strategy

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers How Zapier Reached $35M ARR With This SaaS SEO Strategy

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Want to drive more search traffic to your SaaS? In this case study, we’ll step outside the usual content marketing tactics most SaaS companies use. And look at how Zapier leverages SEO to drive millions of high intent searchers to their product every month. This strategy has nothing to do with blogging (although we’ll take…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers 50+ Data Structure and Algorithms Interview Questions for Programmers

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers 50+ Data Structure and Algorithms Interview Questions for Programmers

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There are a lot of computer science graduates and programmers applying for programming, coding, and software development roles at startups like Uber and Netflix; big organizations like Amazon, Microsoft, and Google; and service-based companies like Infosys or Luxsoft, but many of them have no idea of what kind of programming interview questions to expect when…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Sun’s closest solo star may have company

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Sun’s closest solo star may have company

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Colder and super — A large planet appears to be orbiting out near the system’s snow line. John Timmer – Nov 14, 2018 9:53 pm UTC Enlarge / The position of Barnard’s star relative to the Earth and its other neighbors.IEEC/Science-Wave/Guillem RamisaFrom the phenomenal success of the Kepler mission and a proliferation of ground-based telescopes,…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | US travel ban blocking students from presenting their research

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | US travel ban blocking students from presenting their research

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Banned — Dampening international collaboration is damaging to everyone, scientists say. Cathleen O’Grady – Nov 14, 2018 9:22 pm UTC Enlarge / A poster grayed-out in protest at the recent Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego.Twitter user: @Doctor_PMSAt an academic conference, the question “where are you from?” can have many meanings. “For anybody who’s…