Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers jantic/DeOldify

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers jantic/DeOldify

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Simply put, the mission of this project is to colorize and restore old images. I’ll get into the details in a bit, but first let’s get to the pictures! BTW – most of these source images originally came from the r/TheWayWeWere subreddit, so credit to them for finding such great photos. Some of many results-…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Bitcoin’s ‘First Felon’ Faces More Legal Trouble

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Bitcoin’s ‘First Felon’ Faces More Legal Trouble

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SAN FRANCISCO — Over the last year, Charlie Shrem, a 28-year-old Bitcoin investor, has bought two Maseratis, two powerboats — one of them 32 feet long — and a $2 million house in Florida, along with smaller pieces of real estate.In the world of cryptocurrencies, where millions can be made and lost in a day,…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Goldman Sachs Ensnarled in Vast 1MDB Fraud Scandal

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Goldman Sachs Ensnarled in Vast 1MDB Fraud Scandal

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ImageThe Goldman Sachs offices in Manhattan. Goldman has played down any role in the so-called 1MDB scandal.CreditCreditJohn Taggart for The New York TimesGoldman Sachs is facing one of the most significant scandals in its history, a multibillion-dollar international fraud that investigators say was masterminded by a flamboyant financier with a taste for Hollywood and carried…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers The red flags and magic numbers that investors look for in your startup’s metrics – 80 slide deck included!

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers The red flags and magic numbers that investors look for in your startup’s metrics – 80 slide deck included!

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Growing startups and evaluating startups share common skillsEarlier this year, I joined Andreessen Horowitz as a General Partner, where I focus on a broad spectrum of consumer startups: marketplaces, entertainment/media, and social platforms. This was a big moment for me, and the result of a long relationship that began a decade ago, when Horowitz Andreessen…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers New 5th Annual “Freelancing in America” Study Finds that the U.S. Freelance Workforce, Now 56.7 Million People, Grew 3.7 Million Since 2014 | Press, News & Media Coverage

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers New 5th Annual “Freelancing in America” Study Finds that the U.S. Freelance Workforce, Now 56.7 Million People, Grew 3.7 Million Since 2014 | Press, News & Media Coverage

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Americans are spending more than 1 billion hours per week freelancing The majority of college-educated freelancers find their college education less valuable than skills training to the work they do NEW YORK and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – October 31, 2018 – Upwork ($UPWK) and Freelancers Union today released the results of “Freelancing in America: 2018”…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Intel CPUs fall to new hyperthreading exploit that pilfers crypto keys

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Intel CPUs fall to new hyperthreading exploit that pilfers crypto keys

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SMT IN THE CROSS HAIRS — Side-channel leak in Skylake and Kaby Lake chips probably affects against AMD, too. Dan Goodin – Nov 2, 2018 11:00 pm UTC IntelOver the past 11 months, the processors running our computers, and in some cases phones, have succumbed to a host of attacks. Bearing names such as Meltdown…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | True Detective seems ready to return to top form in new S3 trailer

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | True Detective seems ready to return to top form in new S3 trailer

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On the case — Mahershala Ali stars in latest season, set in the Ozarks with three timelines. Jennifer Ouellette – Nov 2, 2018 8:35 pm UTC Enlarge / Detective Wayne Hays (Mahershala Ali) investigates a missing persons case while haunted by his past.We’d almost forgotten about HBO’s uneven crime anthology series True Detective. It had a…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Diablo Immortal on phones, WarCraft 3: Reforged top BlizzCon’s announcements

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Diablo Immortal on phones, WarCraft 3: Reforged top BlizzCon’s announcements

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Classically trained — New Overwatch hero, free Destiny 2 on PC round out announcements. Sam Machkovech – Nov 2, 2018 8:11 pm UTC Blizzard EntertainmentAnnouncements of a brand-new, smartphone-only Diablo and a remastered WarCraft 3 headlined a news-filled BlizzCon keynote presentation on Friday. The talk focused on games across Blizzard Entertainment’s portfolio—along with a huge…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Proposed data privacy law could send company execs to prison for 20 years

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Proposed data privacy law could send company execs to prison for 20 years

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Making privacy non-negotiable — Privacy law would let consumers opt out of data sharing. Jon Brodkin – Nov 2, 2018 6:55 pm UTC Getty Images | Ed BockA US senator has proposed a privacy law that could issue steep fines to companies and send their top executives to prison for up to 20 years if…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | HBO calls Trump’s Game of Thrones-tinged tweet a “misappropriation” of trademark

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | HBO calls Trump’s Game of Thrones-tinged tweet a “misappropriation” of trademark

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Orange wolves — HBO’s statement is quickly followed by a more colorful, public jab via Twitter. Sam Machkovech – Nov 2, 2018 6:45 pm UTC Enlarge / HBO is none too pleased about President Trump’s Friday tweet.HBOFriday morning, President Trump used Twitter to issue a rare kind of foreign-policy announcement: a slogan lifted from a…