Day: January 18, 2020

Boeing shares epic view from Starliner crew capsule on its way to orbit – CNET

The new spacecraft didn’t quite make it to the International Space Station, but it was still a fantastic journey. …read more Source:: CNet

Facial Recognition Database With 3 Billion Scraped Images ‘Might End Privacy as We Know It’

One police detective bragged that photos “could be covertly taken with a telephoto lens” then input into Clearview AI’s database of more than three billion scraped images to immediately identify suspects. Long-time Slashdot reader v3rgEz writes: For the past year, government transparency non-profits and Open the Government have been digging into how local police departments…

Best resume builder of 2020 – CNET

Creating a strong resume is necessary to get hired. Here are the best services you can use to make your resume stand out. …read more Source:: CNet

Bask In The Glory Of This 336 LED Digit Display

[Chris Combs] recently took the wraps off of an incredible art piece that he calls Road Ahead which uses 336 seven segment LED digits to create an absolutely gorgeous display. With a piece of smoked acrylic to slightly diffuse the orange glow of the LEDs, the end result has a distinctively retro look that we’d…

Major Breakthrough In Quantum Computing Shows That MIP* = RE

Slashdot reader JoshuaZ writes: In a major breakthrough in quantum computing it was shown that MIP* equals RE. MIP* is the set of problems that can be efficiently demonstrated to a classical computer interacting with multiple quantum computers with any amount of shared entanglement between the quantum computers. RE is the set of problems which…

Clearview app lets strangers find your name, info with snap of a photo, report says – CNET

It may not be long before you’ll have to forget about walking down the street anonymously, says a New York Times report. …read more Source:: CNet

Galaxy S20’s rumored specs seem great. Here’s what else I want from Samsung’s new phone – CNET

Samsung’s next flagship phone could be brawny, but miss these touches that take it over the top. Sometimes it’s the little things that count. …read more Source:: CNet

Tuxedo’s New Manjaro Linux Laptops Will Include Massive Customization

Tuxedo Computers “has teamed up with Manjaro to tease not one, not two, but several” Linux laptops, Forbes reports: The Tuxedo Computers InfinityBook Pro 15…can be loaded with up to 64GB of RAM, a 10th-generation Intel Core i7 CPU, and as high as a 2TB Samsung EVO Plus NVMe drive. You can also purchase up…

Why Did Red Hat Drop Its Support for Docker’s Runtime Engine?

“I’ve grown quite fond of the docker container runtime. It’s easy to install and use, and many of the technologies I write about depend upon this software,” writes TechRepublic/ contributor Jack Wallen. “But Red Hat has other plans.” The company decided — seemingly out of the blue — to drop support for the docker runtime…

Breathtaking C64C Case Faithfully Recreates Original in Wood

Most computer case modders take certain liberties with their builds, to express their creativity and push the state of the art. Some, however, seek to recreate the original in as detailed a way as possible while still being unique. This faithful reproduction of a Commodore 64C in wood is a great example of the latter…