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My $200,000 bitcoin odyssey

I arrived in Hong Kong at the beginning of the Mid-Autumn Festival. This is the full moon festival, celebrating the fall solstice. In Hong Kong, this means several days of public holiday. First things first, we had a technician from one of Hong Kong’s bustling computer malls transfer the data off the dead hard drive…

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Hyperloop One co-founder takes go after sexual harassment accusations

Enlarge / Co-Founder and Managing Director of Sherpa Capital Shervin Pishevar and Executive Editor of Recode Kara Swisher speak onstage during Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on October 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty ImagesShervin Pishevar, a well-known Silicon Valley investor who co-founded Virgin Hyperloop…

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Neural Networks in JavaScript with deeplearn.js – RWieruch

  Follow @rwieruch   Follow @rwieruch December 5, 2017 – Edit this Post on GitHub A couple of my recent articles gave an introduction into a subfield of artificial intelligence by implementing foundational machine learning algorithms in JavaScript (e.g. linear regression with gradient descent, linear regression with normal equation or logistic regression with gradient descent).…

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Apple’s iPhone X is on hand SIM-free within the US

Apple is offering another reason to nab its thousand-dollar smartphone. A month since the iPhone X landed, the handset is now selling SIM-free and unlocked in the US with full support for both CDMA and GSM networks. You should see the new “buy without a carrier” option on Apple’s online store, allowing you to ditch…

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The compelling case for working loads less

When I moved to Rome from Washington, DC, one sight struck me more than any ancient column or grand basilica: people doing nothing. I’d frequently glimpse old women leaning out of their windows, watching people pass below, or families on their evening strolls, stopping every so often to greet friends. Even office life proved different.…

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Google releases “Android Hump” to OEMs, alongside with a suite of low-quit Google apps

Enlarge / The name is an allusion to a popular snack, or “cookie.” Google’s upcoming low-end configuration of Android—”Android Go”—has hit a major milestone. With the launch of Android 8.1 (which is happening sometime in the next 24 hours!), Android Go is being released to OEMs as “Android Oreo (Go Edition).” Device manufacturers can now start…

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Asserting cni-ipvlan-vpc-k8s: IPvlan overlay-free Kubernetes Networking in AWS

Lyft is pleased to announce the initial open source release of our IPvlan-based CNI networking stack for running Kubernetes at scale in AWS. cni-ipvlan-vpc-k8s provides a set of CNI and IPAM plugins implementing a simple, fast, and low latency networking stack for running Kubernetes within Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) on AWS. Background Today Lyft runs…

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Facebook rolls out a Messenger app brilliant for kids

And, of course, parents can remove Messenger Kids contacts at any time from their own account, and the child cannot reinstate an account that have been removed. On top of that, Messenger Kids has report and block controls within the app itself, so kids can report and block people if they want. And, any time…

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Cboe Says It Will Initiate Bitcoin Futures Trading on Dec. 10, Giving it a Week of Exclusivity

Cboe Global Markets Inc. said Monday it will start trading bitcoin futures on Dec. 10, after getting the green light last week from regulators. That gives Cboe a week of exclusivity. The exchange operator’s larger Chicago rival CME Group Inc. has said its contracts will begin trading Dec. 18. Read more: Bitcoin heads to Wall Street whether…

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Sonnen, Pura Energía produce photo voltaic systems in Puerto Rico as utility woes proceed

Enlarge / Solar panels visible over the roof of a community kitchen in Humacao, PR. SonnenGerman battery company Sonnen and its Puerto Rican solar-installing partner, Pura Energía, announced that they’ve installed six solar-plus-storage systems around Puerto Rico, and have plans for nine more. The initial six systems were donated, according to a press release from…