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Tessellations and Modular Origami From Fabric and Paper

You may be familiar with origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, but chances are you haven’t come across smocking. This technique refers to the way fabric can be bunched by stitches, often made in a grid-like pattern to create more organized designs. Often, smocking is done with soft fabrics, and you may have even…


The delights of on-site working – sun, sea and… WordPad wrangling?

Things can only get better, unless someone misplaces the source Who, Me? Welcome to Who, Me? The Register’s open-all-hours confessional for readers who really need to get that one dastardly deed off their chest.… …read more Source:: TheRegister


Citrix rolls out patches for critical ADC vulnerability exploited in the wild

Citrix is racing to develop patches for software builds vulnerable to the severe bug. …read more Source:: ZDNet


LastPass is in the midst of a major outage

LastPass issue appears to impact users with accounts dating back to 2014 and earlier. …read more Source:: ZDNet


As UK Police Deploy Facial Recognition, Questions Raised About False Positives

“When British police used facial recognition cameras to monitor crowds arriving for a soccer match in Wales, some fans protested by covering their faces,” reports the Associated Press. “In a sign of the technology’s divisiveness, even the head of a neighboring police force said he opposed it.” The South Wales police deployed vans equipped with…


Image-rec startup for cops, Feds can probably identify you from 3 billion pics it’s scraped from Facebook, YouTube etc

Plus other ‘fun’ news from the world of AI Roundup Here’s a roundup of news beyond what we’ve covered already in the world of machine-learning.… …read more Source:: TheRegister


American Express holds off launching Pay with Bank Transfer service in Australia

The financial service said it would not do so unless changes to the Consumer Data Right are made. …read more Source:: ZDNet


TRS-80 Clone Uses Modern Parts

Before RadioShack decided the best business model for an electronics store was to harass its customers into buying overpriced batteries and cellphones, it was a great one-stop shop for most discrete components, knobs, resistors, radio equipment, and even a popular computer. That computer, the TRS-80, is a popular one in the retrocomputing world and if…


Samsung Galaxy S20 rumors: 40-MP selfie camera, leaked photos, latest specs – CNET

This week’s rumors and leaks bring us photos of how the phone could look. Plus, more evidence that Samsung will call this year’s flagship the Galaxy S20. …read more Source:: CNet


Over 617,000 robo-debts raised since data-matching project’s inception

The result of 1.16 million assessments initiated by the responsible department. …read more Source:: ZDNet