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5 ways chatbots can improve brand marketing

5 ways chatbots can improve brand marketing

GUEST: Similar to the purchasing behavior of consumers, marketers aren’t immune to chasing after must-have fads and trends. Chatbot technologies – a shiny object du jour within the industry – make a case for...

Neural Network Learns SDR Ham Radio

Neural Network Learns SDR Ham Radio

Identifying ham radio signals used to be easy. Beeps were Morse code, voice was AM unless it sounded like Donald Duck in which case it was sideband. But there are dozens of modes in...

Tryton and Python Deprecation Warnings

Tryton and Python Deprecation Warnings

Trying Tryton The quest to find a free-software replacement for the QuickBooks accounting tool continues. In this episode, your editor does his best to put Tryton through its paces. Running Tryton proved to be...

Red Hat News

Red Hat News

Red Hat CFO on the Stock’s Big Gains and Life Competing With Amazon Red Hat Inc.’s (RHT) stock has been red hot this year, and with good reason.  For many years, Red Hat’s cloud...

Linux Kernel Space: eBPF and More (LWN Paywall Expired)

Linux Kernel Space: eBPF and More (LWN Paywall Expired)

A thorough introduction to eBPF In his linux.conf.au 2017 talk [YouTube] on the eBPF in-kernel virtual machine, Brendan Gregg proclaimed that “super powers have finally come to Linux”. Getting eBPF to that point has...

Alibaba will start selling cars in China from gigantic vending machines

Alibaba will start selling cars in China from gigantic vending machines

Retail conglomerate Alibaba will soon open two huge vending machines filled with cars in China, where you can pick the car you want, schedule a test drive, and even purchase the vehicle using only...

today’s howtos

today’s howtos

Homemade Arduino Part 2: a Bare Atmega328 Without a Clock Using your Slackware to control your Android Get Live Cricket Updates From Commandline How to use Apache as Reverse Proxy on CentOS & RHEL...

Social VR app Rec Room gets clubhouses

Seattle-based Against Gravity released an enormous update to Rec Room that adds clubhouses you can customize and have friends visit even when you’re not online. The update represents a huge step for the cross-platform...

If 3D Printer, Then Custom Aluminum Extrusion Brackets

If 3D Printer, Then Custom Aluminum Extrusion Brackets

Aluminum extrusions are a boon for mechanical assemblies, but they require a stock of brackets and other hardware to be kept on hand. [mightynozzle] has decided to make things a little easier for prototyping...

Is the Pentagon’s shadowy secret UFO research program still going on?

Is the Pentagon’s shadowy secret UFO research program still going on?

For five years, the Pentagon ran a secret program to investigate UFO sightings. Although government funding ended, the head of the program recently resigned and said the investigations are still continuing. The post Is...

With the world embracing electric vehicles, the U.S. can’t afford to fall behind

With the world embracing electric vehicles, the U.S. can’t afford to fall behind

GUEST: On Wednesday of this week, 50 companies led by clean transportation nonprofit CALSTART, including my company, Volta, signed a letter urging Congress to keep a tax credit that boosts U.S. job creation and...

The best Christmas movies currently available for streaming

The best Christmas movies currently available for streaming

When the weather outside is frightful, you’ll have an excuse to stay in and stream this winter. We’ve rounded up the best Christmas movies currently streaming on popular services such as Netflix, HBO, and...

Como comprar Litecoin no Brasil

Como comprar Litecoin no Brasil

A onda de criptomoedas como o Litecoin esá muito forte, principalmente no Brasil. Termos como “Como comprar Litecoin” estão cada vez mais comuns no google, e as pessoas começaram a… Source

The technology industry needs to think more seriously about device addiction

The technology industry needs to think more seriously about device addiction

 As we grow as a culture, especially for newer generations, we need to start asking important questions: ‘how as a species do we begin the education process of device addiction?’ And more importantly, ‘how...

Poor Man’s Laser Scanner Probably Won’t Shoot Your Eye Out, Kid

Poor Man’s Laser Scanner Probably Won’t Shoot Your Eye Out, Kid

Yes, laser cutters that come off the slow boat from China are more affordable than ever, and with some tweaks and hacks they can turn out some decent results. But if you just want...

Gourmet House Caviar

Gourmet House Caviar

Reimagining the digital presence of a brand devoted to providing the world’s finest delicacies, we redesigned Gourmet House Caviar’s vanity and ecommerce websites. Source

Popular Theming App “Zooper Widget” has been Removed from the Play Store

Popular Theming App “Zooper Widget” has been Removed from the Play Store

Theming an Android phone has always been popular among our readers. There are full fledged theme engines such as Substratum, but there are also apps that let you customize your launcher, icons, and more. Zooper...

BMW is investing in the future with a new test track for self-driving cars

BMW is investing in the future with a new test track for self-driving cars

There’s a new racetrack in the works in the Czech Republic, but don’t expect to see just any vehicle take to the new loop. Rather, this test track is made specifically for the testing of self-driving...

What zero-knowledge proofs will do for blockchain

What zero-knowledge proofs will do for blockchain

GUEST: Zero-knowledge (ZK) proofs are generating excitement in financial circles lately due to their potential for increasing privacy and security for blockchain participants. The concept itself is not new, as cryptographers have been working...

Second Thoughts On Episode 8 (Spoilers)

Second Thoughts On Episode 8 (Spoilers)

I just got done watching Star Wars: The Last Jedi for the second time and my opinion of the movie has totally changed. The first time I saw the movie I walked away disappointed....