Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Space Photos of the Week: A Star Is Born After Gases Crash

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Space Photos of the Week: A Star Is Born After Gases Crash

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If this week’s space photos had a theme, it would be impacts. Let’s start with a blue dwarf galaxy that has a strange shape, almost like a sparkly smear across a window. Our dwarf galaxy is pretty and blue and it’s nice to think of it as a sweet stellar nursery, but in this case…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired A New Overwatch Hero and Telltale’s Death Throes Top the Week in Gaming News

Hexbyte Tech News Wired A New Overwatch Hero and Telltale’s Death Throes Top the Week in Gaming News

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This week, Overwatch has a new hero, the Video Game Awards are here to give us something to argue about, and Telltale’s ending becomes permanent. Let’s get to it.Ashe Is the Newest Cowboy in Overwatch, a Game With a Surprising Number of CowboysYou’ve read your last complimentary article this month.To read the full article, SUBSCRIBE…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers The 24 Hour Startup Challenge

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers The 24 Hour Startup Challenge

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One day. Hundreds of livestreamed startups. Cash Prizes. Debate.now – Long-form data-driven disagreements online maker.rocks – One page which sums you up as a maker IP protection tool – IP protection tool iternation.com – Free community for makers to get feedback in every stage of the development. NonStopFlightList – Pick Your Flight Duration Undecided -…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers shellscape/gmail-classic

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers shellscape/gmail-classic

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Join GitHub today GitHub is home to over 28 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together. Sign up CSS for reverting Gmail to the Classic Theme Permalink Failed to load latest commit information. assets docs: add screenshot to reamde Nov 17, 2018 .editorconfig chore: initial commit Nov…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers The million-dollar drug

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers The million-dollar drug

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How a Canadian medical breakthrough that was 30 years in the making became the world’s most expensive drug — and then quickly disappeared By Kelly Crowe November 17, 2018 I. It is one of this country’s great scientific achievements. The first drug ever approved that can fix a faulty gene. It’s called Glybera, and it…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers A thread written by @TinkerSec

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers A thread written by @TinkerSec

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Singing the Blues:Taking Down an Insider Threat”I had all of the advantages. I was already inside the network. No one suspected me. But they found my hack, kicked me off the network……and physically hunted me down.” Many pentests start from the outside, wanting to see how the perimeter might be breached.This pentest started from the…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Artifact beta: Learn how to play Valve’s first card game… and how to pay

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Artifact beta: Learn how to play Valve’s first card game… and how to pay

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Who wants my Sven dupes? — Card packs, tickets, heroes, creeps, spells: We’ve got screens of (nearly) everything. Sam Machkovech – Nov 18, 2018 12:00 am UTC Enlarge / It’s a beta! A beta that will take your money.Valve’s next video game, a card-battling computer game called Artifact, will be a tricky one to review…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | The Boring Company’s first tunnel is all dug up

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | The Boring Company’s first tunnel is all dug up

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light at the end of the tunnel — Tunnel reportedly ends on property The Boring Company recently bought. Megan Geuss – Nov 17, 2018 4:30 pm UTC On Friday night, Boring Company CEO Elon Musk tweeted images of his tunnel-boring machine appearing to emerge from the dirt into a cavernous hole, with bystanders at the…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Sunset Overdrive review: Ride the rails to kaboom-town (finally on PCs, too)

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Sunset Overdrive review: Ride the rails to kaboom-town (finally on PCs, too)

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Hardcore Parkour — Zany parkour shooter was among Xbox One’s best in 2014—prepare your mouse and keyboard. Sam Machkovech – Nov 17, 2018 3:07 pm UTC Throw traps, shoot guns, grind rails: that’s the Sunset Overdrive way.Update: There’s no shortage of new games this 2018 holiday season, but we wanted to bring a surprise gem…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Enigmatic ridges on Pluto may be the remains of vanished nitrogen glaciers

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Enigmatic ridges on Pluto may be the remains of vanished nitrogen glaciers

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Sublime — But we don’t know of any mechanism that can create Pluto’s “washboard” terrain. John Timmer – Nov 17, 2018 3:00 pm UTC Enlarge / Washboard terrain fills the basins in the right of this image.As we’ve gathered more details about the other planets of the Solar System, we’ve largely managed to explain the…