Day: March 16, 2019

Mark Hamill reveals his Star Wars Episode 9 trailer – CNET

It’s not what you think. …read more Source:: CNet

Was Venezuela’s 5-Day Blackout Caused By Cyberattacks — or Wildfires?

What caused a devastating five-day blackout in Venezuela? Two engineers with expertise in geospatial technologies believe the answer lies in images from a NASA weather satellite showing thermal activity, which they superimposed onto Google Earth, the AP reports: Within hours of the attack, the government of embattled President Nicolas Maduro began accusing the U.S. of…

Chicago To Shutdown Composting Business Because Regulations Don’t Cover Worms

schwit1 shared an article from Reason’s “Volokh Conspiracy” blog: Nature’s Little Recyclers is a father-son business that does composting on empty residential lots, transforming organic waste into nutrient-rich soil. Last year, the business’s worms processed 10 tons of banana peels and cups from the Chicago Marathon that would otherwise have gone to a landfill. But…

Printable Filament Spool Hub Skips the Bearings

When you really start fine-tuning your 3D printer, you might start to notice that even the smallest things can have a noticeable impact on your prints. An open window can cause enough of a draft to make your print peel up from the bed, and the slightly askew diameter of that bargain basement filament can…

VR Company Co-Founder Spends an Entire Week in a VR Headset

An anonymous reader quotes PC Gamer: Not too long into a 168-hour VR marathon session, Jak Wilmot admits the monotony got to him. Wilmot, who is the co-founder of Disrupt VR, also says this experiment is “quite possibly the dumbest thing” he’s ever done. So, why do it? For science, of course. I can’t imagine…

Beto O’Rourke’s Secret Membership In The cDc

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Beto O’Rourke Has Serious Hacker Credentials

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You’re Now In A Timeline In Which A US Presidential Hopeful Was In A Legendary Hacker Group

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Game of Thrones final season is almost here: Is it too late to catch up? – CNET

Commentary: As the last season looms, I reckon it’s time I tried HBO’s award-winning fantasy epic — all 67 episodes. And fast. …read more Source:: CNet

Las Vegas Approves The Boring Company’s Underground Loop

The Boring Company’s tunnel project in Chicago is “in doubt” (according to the Chicago Tribune), while a project connecting Washington to Baltimore “is waylaid in the environmental-review process.” But it looks like Las Vegas will officially get a tunnel from Elon Musk, CNET reports, “perhaps within this year.” The billionaire’s Boring Company on Tuesday got…