Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Want Someone to Care About Climate Change? Make It Personal

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Want Someone to Care About Climate Change? Make It Personal

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What people say they know about climate change is a roller coaster of human ignorance—wait, everyone knows that but no one knows that? It’s striking to learn (according to Yale’s climate survey program) that 74 percent of women and 70 percent of men believe climate change will harm future generations of humans, but just 48…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Elon Musk Drops a Plan to Tunnel Under LA After Locals Sue

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Elon Musk Drops a Plan to Tunnel Under LA After Locals Sue

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The Boring Company wants to shoot passenger-packed pods on electric-powered platforms through a network of underground tunnels. Los Angeles locals, though, weren’t too thrilled with one project.The Boring CompanyLawsuits, man. Elon Musk’s Boring Company has abandoned its plan to dig a tunnel under the west side of Los Angeles after it and the city settled…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired DOJ Indicts 2 Iranian Hackers for Harmful SamSam Ransomware

Hexbyte Tech News Wired DOJ Indicts 2 Iranian Hackers for Harmful SamSam Ransomware

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Leke Alabi-Isama/Getty ImagesThe port of San Diego. The city of Atlanta. Kansas Heart Hospital. Those are just a few of the more than 200 municipalities, universities, hospitals, and other targets that have fallen victim to SamSam, a pernicious strain of ransomware that has spent the past three years rampaging throughout the US. On Wednesday, the…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Audi’s E-tron GT Brings Battery Power to a Speedy, Svelte Sedan

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Audi’s E-tron GT Brings Battery Power to a Speedy, Svelte Sedan

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The twin truths of America’s auto future are: there will be trucks, and there will be electrics. Audi has already gone all in with its E-tron SUV, but now it’s also going half heretic and hoping to prove that, no matter what GM thinks, Americans still have a place in their driveways for sedans. At…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired DJI Osmo Pocket Camera Gimbal: Price, Specs, Release Date

Hexbyte Tech News Wired DJI Osmo Pocket Camera Gimbal: Price, Specs, Release Date

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Back in 2015, drone-maker DJI began putting some of its image-stabilization technology into hand-held camera gimbals. The first, called the Osmo, was well-received among the prosumer crowd, because it let users capture unshaky video on either a smartphone or on the device itself. Since then, DJI has released a series of updates to the Osmo,…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Russian Hackers Haven’t Stopped Probing the US Power Grid

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Russian Hackers Haven’t Stopped Probing the US Power Grid

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In recent years, hacks against the power grid have gone from a mostly theoretical risk to a real-world problem. Two large-scale blackouts in Ukraine caused by Russian cyberattacks in 2015 and 2016 showed just how feasible it is. But grid hacking comes in less dramatic forms as well—which makes Russia’s continued probing of US critical…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired New Porsche 992 Listens to the Road to Weather the Wet

Hexbyte Tech News Wired New Porsche 992 Listens to the Road to Weather the Wet

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Among the 992’s new tricks is “Wet Mode,” which uses acoustic sensors in the wheel wells to detect slippery conditions and adjust the car’s handling.Eric AdamsIf you’re looking for concrete evidence of evolution, consider the Porsche 911. In the five and a half decades since the sports car debuted, it has undergone myriad changes. The…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers How we spent two weeks hunting an NFS bug in the Linux kernel

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers How we spent two weeks hunting an NFS bug in the Linux kernel

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On Sep. 14, the GitLab support team escalated a critical problem encountered by one of our customers: GitLab would run fine for a while, but after some time users encountered errors. When attempting to clone certain repositories via Git, users would see an opaque Stale file error message. The error message persisted for a long…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers rampatra/wedding-website

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers rampatra/wedding-website

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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 Permalink Type Name Latest commit message Commit time Failed to load latest commit information. css Initial commit Nov 28, 2018 fonts Initial commit Nov 28, 2018 img Initial commit…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Magnus Carlsen Beats Fabiano Caruana to Win World Chess Championship

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Magnus Carlsen Beats Fabiano Caruana to Win World Chess Championship

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ImageNorway’s Magnus Carlsen has held the world chess championship since 2013.CreditCreditTolga Akmen/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesAfter three weeks, 12 straight draws and a day of tiebreakers, Norway’s Magnus Carlsen finally retained the world chess championship in London on Wednesday with a victory against Fabiano Caruana, his American challenger.Carlsen’s victory came in what amounted to sudden-death…