Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers open-source-for-science/TensorFlow-Course

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers open-source-for-science/TensorFlow-Course

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This repository aims to provide simple and ready-to-use tutorials for TensorFlow. Each tutorial includes source code and most of them are associated with a documentation. Table of Contents Motivation There are different motivations for this open source project. TensorFlow (as we write this document) is one of / the best deep learning frameworks available. The…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Intel Virtualisation: How VT-x, KVM and QEMU Work Together

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Intel Virtualisation: How VT-x, KVM and QEMU Work Together

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VT-x is name of CPU virtualisation technology by Intel. KVM is component of Linux kernel which makes use of VT-x. And QEMU is a user-space application which allows users to create virtual machines. QEMU makes use of KVM to achieve efficient virtualisation. In this article we will talk about how these three technologies work together.…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Police told to avoid looking at recent iPhones to avoid lockouts

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Police told to avoid looking at recent iPhones to avoid lockouts

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Police have yet to completely wrap their heads around modern iPhones like the X and XS, and that’s clearer than ever thanks to a leak. Motherboard has obtained a presentation slide from forensics company Elcomsoft telling law enforcement to avoid looking at iPhones with Face ID. If they gaze at it too many times (five),…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers US Senator Urges Investigation into Google Over Google+ ‘Coverup’ – The Sociable

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers US Senator Urges Investigation into Google Over Google+ ‘Coverup’ – The Sociable

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US Senator Richard Blumenthal pens a letter urging the FTC “to immediately open an investigation into Google’s exposure of private information from Google+ users and this alleged concealment in its handling of consumer data.” On Monday Google announced it was shutting down the consumer-facing part of Google+ after nearly 500,000 “users’ full names, email addresses, birth…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Thieves and Geeks: Russian and Chinese Hacking Communities

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Thieves and Geeks: Russian and Chinese Hacking Communities

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By Winnona DeSombre and Dan Byrnes on October 10, 2018 Click here to download the complete analysis as a PDF. Scope Note: Recorded Future’s Insikt Group analyzed advertisements, posts, and interactions within hacking and criminal forums to explore the capabilities, cultures, and organization of Chinese and Russian hacking communities. Sources include the Recorded Future product,…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Epic Games Sues YouTuber ‘Golden Modz’ Over ‘Magical’ Fortnite Powers – TorrentFreak

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Epic Games Sues YouTuber ‘Golden Modz’ Over ‘Magical’ Fortnite Powers – TorrentFreak

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With more than 1.7 million subscribers, ‘Golden Modz’ ranks among the more popular gaming YouTubers. In his videos, he often showcases GTA 5 and Fortnite cheats, referring to them as ‘magical powers,’ which are sold on a linked website. This type of magic is not what Epic Games wants to see and this week they…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers This Is The Real Reason We Haven’t Directly Detected Dark Matter

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers This Is The Real Reason We Haven’t Directly Detected Dark Matter

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Physicists assemble the LUX (Large Underground Xenon) detector, which was one of the world’s most sensitive searches for the direct detection of dark matter particles. When in place inside the Homestake mine, the liquid-xenon-filled capsule hoped to detect three or four particles of dark matter a year. It wound up detecting zero. (John B. Carnett/Bonnier…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Lab-Grown Human Retinas Illuminate How Eyes Develop Color Vision

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Lab-Grown Human Retinas Illuminate How Eyes Develop Color Vision

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Sight begins when light bounces off surfaces and enters our eyes. The muscles of our pupils control how much light passes through, and the clear cornea and lens bend the light and focus it onto the retina, a thin strip of tissue covered in millions of light-sensitive neurons, or photoreceptors. These nerve cells, named for…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Is Chronic Anxiety a Learning Disorder?

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Is Chronic Anxiety a Learning Disorder?

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Lisa Barlow, whose name I have changed to protect her privacy, is at her kitchen table in Washington DC when she realizes that each Sunday, fifteen passenger trains depart for New Haven, CT. She’s a successful copy editor and has a meeting in New Haven early Monday morning. She has no plans Sunday, so doesn’t…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers A mysterious grey-hat is patching people’s outdated MikroTik routers

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers A mysterious grey-hat is patching people’s outdated MikroTik routers

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A Russian-speaking grey-hat hacker is breaking into people’s MikroTik routers and patching devices so they can’t be abused by cryptojackers, botnet herders, or other cyber-criminals, ZDNet has learned.The hacker, who goes by the name of Alexey and says he works as a server administrator, claims to have disinfected over 100,000 MikroTik routers already.Alexey has not…