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We are obsessed with power. A French village shows life needn’t be this way | Christina Patterson | Opinion | The Guardian
Summer in the Forest, a breathtakingly beautiful new film celebrates a community that gives strength to people at the bottom of the pile Summer in the Forest, a breathtakingly beautiful new film celebrates a community that gives strength to people at the bottom of the pile “I’m a
2 days ago
What’s Wrong With the Democrats? by Franklin Foer · Longform
Politics What’s Wrong With the Democrats? On what happened in 2016 and what should happen next.
2 days ago
10 Things you Should NEVER Say During Presentations
At our TNW Conferences we see a lot of presentations and I have given a fair share of presentations myself. I often see people making the same mistakes and cringe when I hear the same excuses or basic errors when people get on stage.
3 days ago
Getting started with Go | Opensource.com
From Reddit to Red Hat, Go is in charge of critical systems across the web. Go is also a notable member of an emerging generation of languages. Golang looks beyond the obvious, and into the secondary effects of programming.
3 days ago
What to expect in OpenStack releases Pike and Queens
All the roadmap details for OpenStack are public, but it takes some digging to get a sense of what is to come. For the next three generations, OpenStack releases will build on the Ocata release; there are no forklift upgrades, though some of the changes will have wide-spread repercussions.
3 days ago
First Black Panther trailer unveils the high-tech world of Wakanda | Ars Technica
After months of waiting, we finally have a first glimpse of the Black Panther movie coming out early next year. Chadwick Boseman is back as our hero T'Challa after stealing the show in Civil War.
3 days ago
How Googlers Avoid Burnout (and Secretly Boost Creativity) | WIRED
Adam*, is an engineer on Google’s self-driving car project (now its own division, called Waymo). He says the daily pace of work borders on fanatical.
3 days ago
The False Promise of Meritocracy - The Atlantic
Managers who believe themselves to be fair and objective judges of ability often overlook women and minorities who are deserving of job offers and pay increases.
3 days ago
Rackspace Wins 2017 Red Hat Innovator of the Year Award
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Rackspace®, a leading managed cloud provider, won the 2017 Red Hat Innovator of the Year award.
3 days ago
10 reasons macOS High Sierra is good for the enterprise | Computerworld
In this report, we provide a top-level insight into some of the key enterprise-useful enhancements within Apple’s forthcoming Mac operating system, High Sierra.
3 days ago
Saudi university ties up with Red Hat - Telecompaper
Saudi Arabia's Prince Sultan University has tied up with open source product provider Red Hat to create the King Salman Education for Employment Program Red Hat Academy.
3 days ago
Why Your Dockerized Application Isn’t Receiving Signals · Hynek Schlawack
Proper cleanup when terminating your application isn’t less important when it’s running inside of a Docker container. Although it only comes down to making sure signals reach your application and handling them, there’s a bunch of things that can go wrong.
3 days ago
Why Trump Phenomenon Signals an Oligarchy on the Brink of a Civilization-Threatening Collapse - Evonomics
By Sally Goerner “The collapse of urban cultures is an event much more frequent than most observers realize. Often, collapse is well underway before societal elites become aware of it, leading to scenes of leaders responding retroactively and ineffectively as their society collapses around them.
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SUSE CaaS (Container as a Service) Platform Makes Applications Easy to Run, Customers More Agile | SUSE
SUSE® today launched SUSE CaaS (Container as a Service) Platform, a development and hosting platform for container-based applications and services.
3 days ago
In ‘The Retreat of Western Liberalism,’ How Democracy Is Defeating Itself - The New York Times
In his insightful and harrowing new book, Edward Luce, a columnist for The Financial Times, issues a chilling warning: “Western liberal democracy is not yet dead,” he writes, “but it is far closer to collapse than we may wish to believe.
3 days ago
Leaders shouldn't sell themselves short | Opensource.com
I've noticed something interesting about the people whose names appear at the top of reporting structures in open organizations: They tend to underestimate their influence.
3 days ago
Travel deals: Fall fare sale to Europe, with flights to Paris from $499 - The Washington Post
This post will be updated. This week's best travel bargains around the globe.
3 days ago
Why the last thing open source needs is more corporate oversight - TechRepublic
According to a new Black Duck survey, developers can't get enough of open source, ramping up open source adoption by 60% last year. Why the uptick? A whopping 84% cited superior cost savings, ease-of-access, and no vendor lock-in.
3 days ago
​Amazon vs Walmart: It's on! | ZDNet
With Amazon online sales on one side and Walmart superstores on the other, retail has been getting clobbered for years. Now, the two giants are posed to begin a final battle that will change consumer sales forever.
3 days ago
Why Do Open Source Projects Fork? - The New Stack
Pete Bratach Pete Bratach manages the documentation and community efforts at Cumulus Networks. Prior to this, he helped write the first technical specifications for the Open Compute Project and wrote the documentation and some blog posts for the Facebook developer platform.
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Paris becomes an Olympic Park on June 23 and 24, 2017 - France in the United States / Embassy of France in Washington, D.C.
"The whole of France and all French people are united behind Paris in its bid to host the 2024 Olympics Games.
3 days ago
What Customers Really Think about OpenStack Cloud - SUSE Blog | SUSE Communities
According to the French philosopher René Descartes, to know what people really think, pay attention to what they do, rather than what they say.
3 days ago
Red Hat's comeback rolls on, thanks to a surging application development business - SiliconANGLE
Red Hat Inc. blew past consensus estimates on both revenue and profits for its first fiscal quarter of 2018 on a surge in its application development-related business, leading it to raise revenue and earnings estimates for the rest of the year.
3 days ago
Demystifying Deep Neural Nets – Manchester Futurists – Medium
Deep learning is a big topic and it can be pretty difficult to know where to start.
3 days ago
Enhancing the security of the OS with cryptography changes in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 - Red Hat Customer Portal
Today we see more and more attacks on operating systems taking advantage of various technologies, including obsolete cryptographic algorithms and protocols.
5 days ago
Data Security While Traveling with Your Mac, iPad, and iPhone
Summer is here, and that means vacation travel is up. At U.S. borders, customs officers may ask for your passwords to unlock your devices, or provide access to online accounts, especially social media.
5 days ago
Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 Review: Budget active noise cancellation
Plantronics’ original Backbeat Pro ANC sounded OK, for the money. But they were freakishly large, awkwardly designed, and heavy. This weight was surprising, given the fragile, cheap feel of the plastic used in the headphone’s construction.
5 days ago
EU Proposes Enforcing Data Encryption and Banning Backdoors - Mac Rumors
The European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice, and Home Affairs has published draft proposals that would enforce end-to-end encryption on all digital communications and forbid backdoors that enable law enforcement to access private message data.
5 days ago
From learning Python to building a neural network: A resource roundup | Opensource.com
Are you interested in machine learning and want to learn how to program? That's why I started learning to code. In this article, I'll share a few of the best resources that helped me advance from building my first program to building my first neural network.
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Not long ago, a traveler who mentioned spending a night in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, might draw a blank look. Helsinki, Finland; Istanbul; Reykjavik, Iceland; and Seoul, South Korea, elicited similar reactions.
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One summer a friend showed me her itinerary for a week in Maui. It was three pages long, laid out on Excel. Every hour was choked with food stops, beaches, “leisure” time and noteworthy sights. It was a small wonder she didn’t also pencil in bathroom breaks.
5 days ago
Designing better conversations online | TechCrunch
Automattic, MIT Center for Civic Media, and The Mash-Up Americans have been working together to have honest dialogues, build empathy, and help make the world a more inclusive and compassionate place. So far, we’ve laid out the problem and explored our assumptions.
5 days ago
Facing exclusion with data | TechCrunch
What does Automattic – a technology company, MIT Center for Civic Media – a research powerhouse, and The Mash-Up Americans – my media firm, have in common? We’re all working together to have honest conversations, build empathy, and help make the world a more inclusive and compassionat
6 days ago
Design’s exclusion problem | TechCrunch
You’ve probably seen one or a few public relations disasters pop up in the tech industry.
6 days ago
Google cloud browned out after automation snag struck • The Register
Google's cloud thought it was out of memory for a couple of hours last week. The outage wasn't a biggie – it hit last Wednesday, June 7th, and meant that “7.
7 days ago
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Apple’s Tim Cook on Donald Trump, the HomePod, and the Legacy of Steve Jobs - Bloomberg
Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple Inc., was interviewed in San Jose, California, on June 5 by Bloomberg Businessweek Editor Megan Murphy. Following are excerpts from their discussion, which appear in the June 19, 2017, edition of the magazine.  
7 days ago
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WASHINGTON — “I know you are a very great nation,” Emmanuel Macron told us this month, “and that the United States was founded to let freedom, truth and reason prevail over ignorance and darkness.
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Grocery Store Word Origin | Merriam-Webster
The history of grocery begins with a dealer who sold by the gross—that is, in large quantities at discounted retail prices. A grocer in medieval England was a wholesaler, and the name is derived from an Anglo-French word having the same meaning, groser.
7 days ago
The Lone Star Tick That Gives People Meat Allergies May Be Spreading | WIRED
First comes the unscratchable itching, and the angry blossoming of hives. Then stomach cramping, and—for the unluckiest few—difficulty breathing, passing out, and even death.
7 days ago
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GOETHE Life as a Work of Art By Rüdiger Safranski Translated by David Dollenmayer 651 pp. Liveright Publishing. $35.
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Don’t infantilize. “Talk to a child as you would a friend,” says Jim Dale, 81, an actor and Grammy Award-winning audiobook narrator of more than two dozen children’s books, including “Peter Pan,” “Around the World in 80 Days” and the Harry Potter series.
7 days ago
The Python programming language grows in popularity - SD Times
The Python programming language has come a long way since it was first released in 1991. Today, it is quickly becoming a first-class enterprise language used in production.
7 days ago
Optimizing impact: why I will not start an Envoy platform company
The following are my own views, and not that of my employer, Lyft. Although almost unbelievable to me, Envoy has gained exceptional traction since it was open sourced about 9 months ago. (If unfamiliar with Envoy see here and here for more information).
7 days ago
The Big Idea: Michael Johnston – Whatever
What does it take for a civilization to be “too big to fail” — and can any civilization in fact make it to that particular point? In writing his novel Soleri, author Michael Johnston had reason to consider this particular question, and came to a civilization near the Nile River for inspirati
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Podcast #313: How Leaders Build Great Teams | The Art of Manliness
We live in a complex, ever changing world. Thanks to our networked, global society, small players can have huge impacts in geo-politics and world business. Unfortunately, most organizations aren’t structured in a way to thrive or even survive in this new, fluid environment.
7 days ago
Comparing Speech Recognition for Transcripts | Sean's Mental Walkabout
I listen to a lot of podcasts. Often months later something about one I listened to really strikes a chord, enough that I want to share it with others through Facebook or my blog. I'd like to quote the relevant section, but also link to about where it was in the audio.
7 days ago
Free and Open Source API Documentation Tools - Pronovix, Diána Lakatos – Write, Review, Test, Merge, Build, Deploy, Repeat. Let's Treat Docs Like Code.
API providers describe their API’s functionalities with specifications and definitions, like OpenAPI/Swagger, RAML, API Blueprint, I/O Docs or WSDL. API documentation solutions convert these definitions into a structured, easy to use API documentation for developers.
9 days ago
The Robots Are Coming: Here Are Some Jobs That Won't Exist in 10 Years | Careers | Communications of the ACM
Automation has already caused job losses in a number of industries, and computer scientists reckon there's a lot more to come.
9 days ago
Gnocchi 4 is out | Julien Danjou
Finally! Four months ago we pushed the Gnocchi 3.1 release and here we are now, release the 4th major version of that timeseries database. First, as I already wrote about, we moved to GitHub for hosting our project.
9 days ago
At 'Washington Post,' Tech Is Increasingly Boosting Financial Performance : All Tech Considered : NPR
When I started my career at The Washington Post in the late 1990s, the newsroom wore a dusty, outdated look as if it were paying homage to its legendary past. The Post of today occupies an updated building on D.C.'s renowned K Street, in modern, glass-walled offices with a Silicon Valley aesthetic.
9 days ago
Georgia’s lax voting security exposed just in time for crucial special election | Ars Technica
To understand why many computer scientists and voting rights advocates don't trust the security of many US election systems, consider the experience of Georgia-based researcher Logan Lamb.
9 days ago
Perfect Gin Martini Recipe - Chowhound
If you prefer a Martini with only vodka and the barest suggestion of vermouth, avert your eyes. Assertive gin and a healthy dose of vermouth mix here for a smooth version of the classic. If an olive takes up too much room in your cocktail glass, garnish with a lemon twist.
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The evils of meritocracy | Philosophers' Mail
© Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP/Press Association Images One of the few ambitions shared by politicians across the political spectrum is that of creating a fully meritocratic society, that is, a society in which all those who make it to the top do so only because of their own talents and abilities
10 days ago
Rereading Frank Herbert’s Dune: Dune Messiah, Part Three | Tor.com
We’re going to be present for the use of a stone burner. Which is actually awful? But awfulness is kind of something you should expect at this point, right?
10 days ago
Iptables Basics | Linux.com | The source for Linux information
Yesterday I tweeted “hey, I learned some stuff about iptables today”! A few people replied “oh no, I’m sorry”.
10 days ago
Iptables basics - Julia Evans
Today I tweeted “hey, I learned some stuff about iptables today”! Everyone replied “oh no, I’m sorry”.
10 days ago
Introducing Bolt – Netflix TechBlog – Medium
Last August we introduced Winston, our event driven diagnostic and remediation platform. Winston helps orchestrate diagnostic and remediation actions from the outside.
12 days ago
Red Hat launches OpenShift.io, an online IDE for building container-based applications | TechCrunch
Red Hat is launching OpenShift.io today, its first major foray into offering cloud-based developer tools. As the name implies, OpenShift.
12 days ago
Red Hat is eating software, but could heft slow them down, analysts ask - SiliconANGLE
With all of the open-source companies that would love to pocket Red Hat Inc.’s profits, none of them have matched its quarter-after-quarter growth nor its $15 billion market capitalization.
12 days ago
How to Survive as a Solo Dev for like a Decade or so - Size Five Games
I read a thing recently. Quite an interesting article about ‘how to survive as a solo dev’, but it was written by someone who was releasing their first game (presumably as ‘marketing’) and “haaaaaaang on”, I thought.
12 days ago
OpenShift.io
OpenShift.io, combined with OpenShift Online, provides an integrated approach to DevOps, including all the tools a team needs to analyze, plan, create and deploy services. OpenShift.
12 days ago
Tips for non-native English speakers working on open source projects - OpenStack Superuser
The primary language of most open source projects is English, but open source users and contributors span the globe. Non-native speakers face many communication and cultural challenges when participating in the ecosystem.
12 days ago
Both public and private sectors speed operations with open source - SiliconANGLE
For the past century, organizations have devised similar processes for planning on a somewhat predictable future. This mode of thinking works fine in a static environment.
12 days ago
The Road to Artificial Intelligence | 33rd Square
Self Driving Cars   Once seen as purely science fiction, self driving cars are becoming more than a vision for the future; they are becoming a reality. But with this new technology comes concerns about safety. Premiering at the Red Hat Summit, the “Road to A.I.
12 days ago
In Oracle's cloud pitch to enterprises, an echo of a bygone tech era - SiliconANGLE
Oracle Corp. sought to position itself once again today as the one best place for companies moving to cloud computing to get everything they need.
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