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mesalock-linux/mesalink

MesaLink is a memory-safe and OpenSSL-compatible TLS library. Since 2014, the industry has seen a huge impact and loss due to memory vulnerabilities in TLS stacks; such as the infamous “Heartbleed” bug. MesaLink is born with the goal of eradicating memory vulnerabilities in TLS stacks; and it is written in Rust, a programming language that…

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“I don’t f—ing care”: In wooing $67M from big alcohol, NIH nixed extreme scrutinize

The National Institutes of Health is facing mounting criticism and questions amid a series of reports outlining what appears to be an all-too-cozy relationship with the alcohol industry. Central to the concerns are how the federal research agency schmoozed industry executives into donating tens of millions of dollars for a study assessing the potential health…

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with out problem Detect Objects with Deep Learning on Raspberry Pi

Phase 2 — Training a Model on a GPU Machine Step 3. Finding a Pretrained Model for Transfer Learning: You can read more about this at medium.com/nanonets/nanonets-how-to-use-deep-learning-when-you-have-limited-data-f68c0b512cab. You need a pretrained model so you can reduce the amount of data required to train. Without it, you might need a few 100k images to train the model. You can…

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SINTEF-9012/grindr-privateness-leaks

SVT and SINTEF conducted an experiment the 7th of February 2018 to analyse privacy leaks in the dating application Grindr. This was realised for the Sweedish TV program “Plus granskar”, that you may watch online. We discovered that Grindr contains many trackers, and shares personal information with various third parties directly from the application. Grindr…

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Google will predict Final Four efficiency in step with in-sport data (up-to-the-minute)

The analytics that the Google Cloud team will be using to make the predictions will be based on the interesting facts they’ve uncovered while analyzing NCAA data: “everything from who blocks more shots per minute (for the record: juniors) to whether teams with a certain type of animal mascot cause more March Madness upsets (hint:…

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China’s “Beautiful Palace” returns to Earth and burns up

Enlarge / The Tiangong-1 space station broke up northwest of Tahiti on Sunday night, US time. US Department of StateChina’s first space station burnt up in Earth’s atmosphere on Sunday night, the US Joint Force Space Component Command reported. Using Space Surveillance Network sensors, US officials said the Tiangong-1 station reentered Earth’s atmosphere at 8:16pm…

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“The avenue finds its possess uses for issues”: William Gibson, expertise and town

I’ve just been reading Distrust That Particular Flavor, a collection of non-fiction pieces by William Gibson that has been published recently by Putnam. I do love me some William Gibson, and it was a real pleasure to come across this particular passage in a piece called “Rocket Radio” that was first published in 1989. The…