Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Black Friday 2018: Best Gaming Deals on PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and More

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Black Friday 2018: Best Gaming Deals on PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and More

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The holiday deals madness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday has already begun. If you’re on the hunt for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, or 3DS deals, you’ve come to the right place. We’re collecting all our favorite Black Friday sales here on consoles, bundles, controllers, accessories, games, and more. Bookmark the page and…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Trump’s Apparent Aquaphobia Tops This Week’s Internet News Roundup

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Trump’s Apparent Aquaphobia Tops This Week’s Internet News Roundup

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In all kinds of ways, the past seven days feel like the second part of a two-episode storyline that started last week, and not just because California is still on fire and we’re still getting midterm election results (for those curious, it’s only gotten worse for Republicans, no matter how desperate they get). Indeed, a…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Using Airport and Hotel Wi-Fi Is Much Safer Than It Used to Be

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Using Airport and Hotel Wi-Fi Is Much Safer Than It Used to Be

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Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesSpencer Platt/Getty ImagesAs you travel this holiday season, bouncing from airport to airplane to hotel, you’ll likely find yourself facing a familiar quandary: Do I really trust this random public Wi-Fi network? As recently as a couple of years ago, the answer was almost certainly a resounding no. But in the year of…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers felipessalvatore/self_driving_pi_car

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers felipessalvatore/self_driving_pi_car

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Introduction Self-Driving Pi Car is a deep neural network based self-driving car, that combines Lego Mindstorms NXT with the computational power of a Raspberry Pi 3. This repository was created by Paula Moraes and Felipe Salvatore. Robot driving on a track You can read more about the project on Medium Getting Started Install The first…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Web scraping case fails under Dastar

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Web scraping case fails under Dastar

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Plaintiff sued defendant claiming that defendant wrongfully scraped sales listings from plaintiff’s website and copied those listings on defendant’s own website. It brought the following claims: Violation of the Copyright Act’s prohibitions against distributing false copyright management information (“CMI”) (17 U.S.C. §1202(a)), and removing or altering CMI (Id., §1202(b)); andViolation of the Lanham Act for…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers A Brand New Interview with David Foster Wallace

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers A Brand New Interview with David Foster Wallace

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This discussion of postmodernism, translation, and the internet has never been published in EnglishEighteen years ago, writer and translator Eduardo Lago sat down with David Foster Wallace for a discussion that ranged from pedagogy to tennis to the influence of the internet on literature. The interview remained unpublished until Lago, an award-winning Spanish novelist, critic, and…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Israeli scientists develop implanted organs that won’t be rejected

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Israeli scientists develop implanted organs that won’t be rejected

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Israeli researchers report that they have invented the first fully personalized tissue implant, engineered from a patient’s own materials and cells. The new technology makes it possible to engineer any kind of tissue implant, for the spinal cord, to the heart, or brain, from one small fatty tissue biopsy. “We were able to create a…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Hang onto your magical tridents, the final Aquaman trailer is here

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Hang onto your magical tridents, the final Aquaman trailer is here

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You’ll believe a man can swim — But if you’re skeptical about the film, there’s not much here to change your mind. Jennifer Ouellette – Nov 20, 2018 2:18 am UTC Enlarge / Jason Momoa stars as Arthur Curry, aka Aquaman: half human, half Atlantean.We’re just one month away from the release of director James…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Russia’s Cozy Bear comes out of hiding with post-election spear-phishing blitz

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Russia’s Cozy Bear comes out of hiding with post-election spear-phishing blitz

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COZY BEAR — Emails that seem eerily familiar masquerade as US State Department. Dan Goodin – Nov 20, 2018 1:30 am UTC Enlarge / Russian President Vladmir Putin in St. Petersburg today for the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, acknowledged today that Russian hackers may have interfered in the US election.Attackers suspected of working for…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Charter, Comcast don’t have 1st Amendment right to discriminate, court rules

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Charter, Comcast don’t have 1st Amendment right to discriminate, court rules

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Corporate free speech — Byron Allen’s multi-billion dollar suits against Charter and Comcast can proceed. Jon Brodkin – Nov 19, 2018 11:20 pm UTC Enlarge / Entertainment Studios Networks founder Byron Allen at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 26, 2018, in Universal City, California. A US appeals court ruling today said that cable companies do…