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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

IT Security Skills Shortage

IT Security Skills:


I wonder if this is part of a propaganda effort to increase the number of students so the employers could then pay a pittance for such skills.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Reusing Game Boy Classic

Recycle your old Game Boy Classic by turning it into a drone remote control

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Robotic Exoskeleton

Brain-robot training triggers improvement in paralysis - BBC News 

Eight paraplegic people have regained partial movement after a one-year training programme based on brain-controlled robotics, researchers say.



JS++ - A superset of JavaScript; like C++ to C.


Wednesday, August 10, 2016

LAVA: Large-Scale Automated Vulnerability Addition

In this joint study by New York University and MIT Lincoln Laboratory, and Northeastern University, defects are intentionally injected into programs. Next, commercial tools are used to discover them. The result has been that the commercial tools could only detect 1 to 2 % of the injected bugs. Please see below:


For details, access the paper here:


Robots at Pizza Hut

There was news this past June about Robots employed to take orders and greet customers at Pizza Hut in Japan.  In the link below, we read:

"....it’s cheaper to buy a $35,000 robotic arm than it is to hire an employee who’s inefficient making $15 an hour bagging French fries...,"


Tuesday, August 9, 2016

A Step-by-Step Example of Turning Data Actionable

This article, by Gretchen Peck, is a walk-thru of data analytics in the concrete case of print publishing. Please note the primacy of knowing the business - in this case the publishing business - to the effort; Big Data is not about technology, it is about asking the right questions about the business that is being analyzed.

JavaScript Testing Tools

JavaScript Testing Tools:

http://jasmine.github.io/ (Behavior Driven)

http://www.protractortest.org/#/ (End-to-End Testing for AngularJS)

http://www.seleniumhq.org/ (Test Automation)

Protractor uses Selenium to automate the Web Browser behavior (Protractor uses JS but still communicates with Selenium using WebDriverJS) .

It’s true you could still use Selenium Web Server API as an alternative to Protractor (with a language of your choice that’s supported) to talk to the Selenium Server.

Sunday, August 7, 2016

How-To Geek

A site for all things geeky:


Thursday, August 4, 2016

Artsy’s Piet Mondrian Page

Artsy's Piet Mondrian page provides visitors with Mondrian's biography, over 20 of his works, exclusive articles, and up-to-date Mondrian exhibition listings.

The page even includes related artist & category tags, plus suggested contemporary artists, helping viewers continue exploring art beyond the Mondrian page.

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