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Looking for OpenX server expert

Freelancer.com - 3 hours 28 min ago
we are looking for OpenX server expert who has worked on VAST 2.0 compatibility. (Budget: $30 - $250 USD, Jobs: Apache, DNS, Linux, PHP, System Admin)
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Consumer Reports: Tesla's New Automatic Lane-Changing Is Much Worse Than a Human Driver

Slashdot.org - 3 hours 51 min ago
"Tesla's updated Navigate on Autopilot software now lets some drivers choose whether the car can automatically change lanes without his or her input," writes Consumer Reports -- before complaining that the feature "doesn't work very well and could create safety risks for drivers." An anonymous reader quotes their report: In practice, we found that the new Navigate on Autopilot lane-changing feature lagged far behind a human driver's skills. The feature cut off cars without leaving enough space, and even passed other cars in ways that violate state laws, according to several law enforcement representatives CR interviewed for this report. As a result, the driver often had to prevent the system from making poor decisions. "The system's role should be to help the driver, but the way this technology is deployed, it's the other way around," says Jake Fisher, Consumer Reports' senior director of auto testing. "It's incredibly nearsighted. It doesn't appear to react to brake lights or turn signals, it can't anticipate what other drivers will do, and as a result, you constantly have to be one step ahead of it...." Multiple testers reported that the Tesla often changed lanes in ways that a safe human driver wouldn't -- cutting too closely in front of other cars, and passing on the right. An area of particular concern is Tesla's claim that the vehicle's three rearward-facing cameras can detect fast-approaching objects from the rear better than the average driver can. Our testers found the opposite to be true in practice. "The system has trouble responding to vehicles that approach quickly from behind," Fisher says. "Because of this, the system will often cut off a vehicle that is going at a much faster speed, since it doesn't seem to sense the oncoming car until it's relatively close." Fisher says merging into traffic is another problem. "It is reluctant to merge in heavy traffic, but when it does, it often immediately applies the brakes to create space behind the follow car," he says, "and this can be a rude surprise to the vehicle you cut off... This isn't a convenience at all. Monitoring the system is much harder than just changing lanes yourself." In the article David Friedman, vice president of advocacy at Consumer Reports, complains that Tesla "is showing what not to do on the path toward self-driving cars: release increasingly automated driving systems that aren't vetted properly."

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Need some one to compile a new coin -- urgently

Freelancer.com - 3 hours 56 min ago
we need someone to compile a new coin urgently with wallet and explorer Details in PM (Budget: $30 - $250 USD, Jobs: Bitcoin, Blockchain, C++ Programming, Ethereum, Linux)
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Why the US Air Force Is Investigating a Cyber Attack From the US Navy

Slashdot.org - 4 hours 51 min ago
"The Air Force is investigating the Navy for a cyber intrusion into its network, according to a memo obtained by Military Times." Zorro (Slashdot reader #15,797) shares their report: The bizarre turn of events stems from a decision by a Navy prosecutor to embed hidden tracking software into emails sent to defense attorneys, including one Air Force lawyer, involved in a high-profile war-crimes case of a Navy SEAL in San Diego. The tracking device was an attempt to find out who was leaking information to the editor of Navy Times, a sister publication. A similar tracking device was also sent to Carl Prine, the Navy Times editor, who has written numerous stories about the case. Navy Capt. David Wilson, chief of staff for the Navy's Defense Service Offices, wrote in the May 19 memo that an Air Force attorney was among the defense lawyers who had received emails with the hidden tracking software, which he described as "malware"... "In fact, I've learned that the Air Force is treating this malware as a cyber-intrusion on their network and have seized the Air Force Individual Military Counsel's computer and phone for review," he wrote.

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charles http proxy ssl proxing setup -- 3

Freelancer.com - 4 hours 52 min ago
Hi we need an expert who is able to fix the ssl proxy error on charls http proxy (Budget: ₹600 - ₹1500 INR, Jobs: DNS, Internet Security, Linux, System Admin, Web Security)
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Help with marketing for online Shopify Store

Freelancer.com - 5 hours 16 min ago
Hey all, I am bringing back a store that I previously stopped using and need help marketing it. To be honest I am on a very tight budget, but to make things easier I have roughly 30,000 emails that I can use to generate new leads, especially on facebook, and retargeting... (Budget: $250 - $750 USD, Jobs: Advertising, Data Processing, Linux, Photo Editing, Visual Basic)
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Configure iptables rules to route traffic between a gateway and linux containers (lxc)

Freelancer.com - 5 hours 21 min ago
I have a current network arquitecture which is working fine but I need to add a gateway and, as I am not an expert in iptables routes and linux containers networking, I need someone that can modify the current rules so that the new arquitecture can works... (Budget: €250 - €750 EUR, Jobs: Linux, Network Administration, Software Architecture, System Admin, UNIX)
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Petesting Free Course !

Freelancer.com - 5 hours 23 min ago
Iam a pentester can learn some beginners Some basics in this field to continue Their dream, The Content of this course ; Most scientists Recomend Who want to study this Science (Penetration testing) with... (Budget: $250 - $750 USD, Jobs: Linux)
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Install Bitcoind and geth on my VPS (Ubuntu)

Freelancer.com - 5 hours 48 min ago
Install Bitcoind and geth on my VPS (Ubuntu). (Budget: $10 - $30 USD, Jobs: Linux, System Admin, Ubuntu)
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Neal Stephenson Says Social Media Is Close To A 'Doomsday Machine'

Slashdot.org - 5 hours 51 min ago
PC Magazine interviewed Neal Stephenson about his new upcoming book Fall; Or, Dodge in Hell, as well as "the digital afterlife, and why social media is a doomsday machine." [Possible spoilers ahead]: The hybrid sci-fi/fantasy novel begins in the present day with Richard "Dodge" Forthrast, an eccentric multibillionaire who made his fortune in the video game industry. When a freak accident during a routine medical procedure leaves him brain-dead, his family is left to contend with his request to have his brain preserved until the technology exists to bring him back to life. The near-future world of Fall is full of familiar buzzwords and concepts. Augmented reality headsets, next-gen wireless networks, self-driving vehicles, facial recognition, quantum computing, blockchain and distributed cryptography all feature prominently. Stephenson also spends a lot of time examining how the internet and social media, which Dodge and other characters often refer to in Fall as the Miasma, is irrevocably changing society and altering the fabric of reality... Q: How would you describe the current state of the internet? Just in a general sense of its role in our daily lives, and where that concept of the Miasma came from for you. Neal Stephenson: I ended up having a pretty dark view of it, as you can kind of tell from the book. I saw someone recently describe social media in its current state as a doomsday machine, and I think that's not far off. We've turned over our perception of what's real to algorithmically driven systems that are designed not to have humans in the loop, because if humans are in the loop they're not scalable and if they're not scalable they can't make tons and tons of money. The result is the situation we see today where no one agrees on what factual reality is and everyone is driven in the direction of content that is "more engaging," which almost always means that it's more emotional, it's less factually based, it's less rational, and kind of destructive from a basic civics standpoint... I sort of was patting myself on the back for really being on top of things and predicting the future. And then I discovered that the future was way ahead of me. I've heard remarks in a similar vein from other science-fiction novelists: do we even have a role anymore? Stephenson answered questions from Slashdot's reader in 2004, and since then has "spent years as an advisor for Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' private space company Blue Origin," the article points out. He's also currently the "chief futurist" for Magic Leap -- though he tells his interviewer that some ideas go back much further. Part of his new book builds on "a really old idea" from security researcher Matt Blaze, who in the mid-1990s talked about "Encyclopedia Disinformatica", which Stephenson describes as "a sort of fake Wikipedia containing plausible-sounding but deliberately false information as a way of sending the message to people that they shouldn't just believe everything that they see on the internet."

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Help us test our new software release for Chrome

Freelancer.com - 5 hours 58 min ago
Need market research and testing for a new software we are releasing. Interested in recruiting beta testers. This project is not for everyone. We need solid feedback and good communication. Please put "5uln3" in your bid proposal... (Budget: $250 - $750 USD, Jobs: Copy Typing, Electrical Engineering, Linux, Matlab and Mathematica, SEO)
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Social media research needed before release of product

Freelancer.com - 6 hours 47 min ago
Hi! We are conducting market research and testing on our new software release (Chrome Extension). We can provide content and graphic design as needed, just need someone who is creative and knows how to grow pages organically with results and test software... (Budget: $250 - $750 USD, Jobs: Advertising, Article Writing, Excel, Linux, MySQL)
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Fedora 30 Linux Distro Is Here

Linux.Slashdot.org - 6 hours 50 min ago
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Systemd Now Has More Than 1.2 Million Lines of Code

Slashdot.org - 6 hours 51 min ago
This week Phoronix marked a very special anniversary: Five years ago today was the story on Phoronix how the systemd source tree was approaching 550k lines so curiosity got the best of me to see how large is the systemd Git repository today. Well, now it's over 1.2 million lines. After surpassing one million lines in 2017, when running GitStats on the systemd Git repository today it's coming in at 1,207,302 lines. Those 1.2 million lines are spread across 3,260 files and made over 40,057 commits from nearly 1,400 different authors... So far this year there have been 2,145 commits while last year saw 6,245 commits while 2016 and 2017 each saw less than four thousand commits total. Lennart Poettering continues being the most prolific contributor to systemd with more than 32% of the commits so far this year.

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Toontown Rewritten Python Injector

Freelancer.com - 7 hours 8 sec ago
Need someone thats good with memory manipulation on a process/DLL Injection to help me create a python injector for a game known as toontown rewritten, the injector would allow me to find exploits, think... (Budget: $750 - $1500 USD, Jobs: C Programming, C++ Programming, Linux, Python, Software Architecture)
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Why Are Some Wealthy Kids Getting Extra Time To Finish Their SAT Tests?

Slashdot.org - 7 hours 51 min ago
Students from wealthy high schools are more than twice as likely to qualify for extra time to finish their SAT or ACT college entrance tests than students from poor schools -- and in some cases, they're getting 50% more time. An anonymous reader quotes CBS News: About 4.2 percent of students at wealthy high schools qualified for a 504 designation, a plan that enables the students to qualify for accommodations such as extra test-taking time, according to an analysis of federal data for 9,000 by public schools by The Wall Street Journal. By comparison, only 1.6 percent of students in poor high schools qualified for the same designation.... These plans, named after a federal statute prohibiting discrimination against students with disabilities, can cover a wide range of issues, ranging from anxiety to deafness and other impairments. But critics of 504 plans say some families may be abusing the system in order to secure much-needed extra time for their children on the high-stakes exams... About one-sixth of ACT test-takers don't complete the exam within its normal time limit, the Journal noted. And a redesign of the SAT in 2014 signaled how many students struggle with finishing on time, as fewer than half of students completed the math section in a prototype of the new test. Naturally, gaining an extra 50 percent of the allotted time can alleviate some of the stress of time management. And the SATs and ACTs don't alert colleges about whether a student received extra time to complete the tests, eliminating a disincentive for students to request the accommodation. It's apparently been going on for years, according to CBS. In 2000 a California state report found that students getting extra time for their tests "were predominately white, wealthy, and from private schools." And now in Boston's "well-heeled" Newton suburb, about one-third of students qualified for extra time.

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Migrate Asterisk/Freepbx on centos to Linode

Freelancer.com - 8 hours 7 min ago
It is currently hosted on inhouse server on vm. Latest centos and latest freepbx. thanks (Budget: $30 - $250 USD, Jobs: Asterisk PBX, Debian, Linux, System Admin, VoIP)
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Need some one to compile a new coin -- urgent

Freelancer.com - 8 hours 40 min ago
we need someone to compile a new coin urgently may be hard fork from latest bitcoin version. Details in PM (Budget: $30 - $250 USD, Jobs: Bitcoin, Blockchain, C++ Programming, Ethereum, Linux)
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'How I Cheated On My Microsoft Job Interview'

Slashdot.org - 8 hours 51 min ago
Robert Sweeney spent 10 years working as a software engineer at Microsoft and Netflix, before becoming founder and CEO of the software development agency Facet. This week he blogged about how he cheated on his 2004 interview for a job at Microsoft. It was his first job interview ever, when he was still a college senior majoring in computer science, and a Microsoft recruiter had invited him to an interview at an on-campus career fair: I immediately called my good friend Eli who had just started a new job at Microsoft. I asked him what the on campus interviews were like and how I should prepare for them. He explained that they would ask a random programming question that I would need to solve on a sheet of paper. If you did well, then they would fly you out for a full day of interviews at the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Washington. He had been asked to write a function that, when given an array of length n + 1 containing integers 1 through n, find the duplicate integer in an array. I wasn't sure how to prepare for answering a "random programming question", so I decided to just use the question Eli had been asked as practice and hope for the best... Most of the interview is a blur, but I remember the interviewer being nice and I remember the programming question he asked me... I couldn't believe it. He asked me the exact same question as Eli. Should I tell him? I hesitated for a moment, pretending to be thinking about how to solve the problem. In reality I was having an intense internal debate on the ethics of interviewing. He didn't ask me if I had heard the question before, he just asked me to solve it. So I decided to just answer the question... I slowly wrote out the solution I had come up with over days of thinking about the problem, being sure to pause periodically as if I was figuring it out for the first time... A few days later I received an invite to fly out to the Microsoft main offices. I interviewed with two teams over a period of 6+ hours. I didn't get asked any questions I had heard before this time, but I did my best... Sure enough, that next week I had a job offer from Microsoft from both teams... Within a couple of years of graduating from college, I had shipped software that was being used by nearly a billion people... I've struggled with this a lot over the years, but I finally decided to share my story. I don't think I would have made it past the first round of interviews at Microsoft if I hadn't gotten so lucky. So pretty much, my entire career is built on one amazing stroke of luck. I also think my experience is a great example of one of the many reasons why the coding problems we use in developer interviews are so problematic: on the spot coding is just not a good way to judge technical ability. Stack Overflow's CEO founder Joel Spolsky actually wrote some of Microsoft's internal programmer-testing guidelines when he worked there in the mid-1990s, and he later publicized them in a 2006 blog post which he says was later adopted by other tech companies, including Google. He has since said that recruiting for IT is broken, adding "I think that I'm responsible." Microsoft has since changed its interviewing practices.

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VARNISH and RADIS Configuration Required

Freelancer.com - 9 hours 3 min ago
Hi, I have already got VARNISH and RADIS installed on my server and I just need someone professional to configure it for my Magento 2.3 I also need you to configure my Payment Gateway Direct Integration... (Budget: £20 - £250 GBP, Jobs: Linux, Magento, MySQL, PHP, Server)
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