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System administrator for weekly work by ehakobyan

Freelancer.com - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 15:55
Looking for a system administrator to handle our servers. Primarily the job consists of 1. Setting up new servers 2. Weekly security audits on any active servers we have 3. Applying security updates, software updates..... (Budget: $2 - $8 USD, Jobs: Computer Security, Linux, System Admin)
Categories: Freelance, Linux

I need you to develop some software for me. I would like this software to be developed for Linux which is a C conversion to Assembly by Dohko

Freelancer.com - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 15:44
I need you to develop some software for me. I would like this software to be developed for Linux . From C to assembly (Budget: $30 - $250 USD, Jobs: Linux, Software Architecture)
Categories: Freelance, Linux

Massive Backlash Building Over Windows 10 Upgrades

Slashdot.org - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 15:33
Some Windows users are now disabling critical updates on their systems rather than face the prospect of mistakenly upgrading to Windows 10. An anonymous reader writes: "By pushing it on users in such a heavy-handed way, Microsoft is encouraging users who have very valid reasons to stick with Windows 7/8 to perform actions that leave their machines open to attack," writes PC World's senior editor. He adds that "Over the past week, I've received more contact from readers about this issue than I have about everything else I've written over the rest of my career combined." Now even China's official news agency is reporting that users are angry about stealthy Windows 10 upgrades, saying over 1.2 million complaints appeared on one microblogging site. It quotes a legal advisor with the Internet Society of China, who says Microsoft "has abused its dominant market position and broken the market order for fair play," saying that lawsuits would be justified over Microsoft's action. "Yang Shuo, a worker at a Beijing-based public relations company, told Xinhua that the sudden update interrupted his drafting of a business plan and led to a meeting cancellation for a deal worth 3 million yuan ($457,735). 'Just because I didn't see the pop-up reminder does not mean I agreed.'" In a possibly-unrelated development, the Chinese military plans to send nuclear submarines into the Pacific Ocean.

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Online Shop Development by rubrick

Freelancer.com - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 15:30
Online Shop needed (Budget: €1500 - €3000 EUR, Jobs: HTML, Javascript, Linux, PHP, Website Design)
Categories: Freelance, Linux

You Can Now Schedule Your Lyft Ride 24 Hours in Advance

LifeHacker.com - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 15:00

If you use Lyft to get around, the company just made their service even more useful. They recently started testing a new feature that lets you schedule your rides up to 24 hours in advance.


Categories: Hacks

Proxmox fix by messa

Freelancer.com - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 14:40
Hello, I recently updated to Proxmox 4.2 and had issues. With a cPanel VM specifically. No other issues that I can tell right now. - I'm looking to have the Proxmox install/upgrade gone over and... (Budget: $30 - $250 USD, Jobs: Linux, System Admin, UNIX)
Categories: Freelance, Linux

Study Indicates Americans Don't Trust AI

Slashdot.org - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 14:33
Taco Cowboy writes: It may be brilliant, but it's not all that trustworthy. That appears to be the opinion Americans hold when it comes to Artificial Intelligence systems... And while we may be interacting with AI systems more frequently than we realize (hi, Siri), a new study from Time etc suggests that Americans don't believe the AI revolution is quite here yet, with 54 percent claiming to have never interacted with such a system The more interesting finding reveals that 26 percent of respondents said they would not trust an AI with any personal or professional task. Sure, sending a text message or making a phone call is fine, but 51 percent said they'd be uncomfortable sharing personal data with an AI system. Moreover, 23 percent of Americans who say they have interacted with an AI reported being dissatisfied with the experience. I thought it was interesting that 66% of the respondents said they'd be uncomfortable sharing financial data with an AI, while 53% said they'd be uncomfortable sharing professional data.

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ffmpeg = fix watermark size or percentage it by arlindpajaziti

Freelancer.com - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 14:05
i have some videos and i want to add watermark to them but problem is coz in every video "watermark size" is different (in some videos watermark is smaller and in some is bigger - i think because of... (Budget: $10 USD, Jobs: Apache, Linux, PHP, UNIX)
Categories: Freelance, Linux

How The IoT Will Change The Chip

Slashdot.org - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 13:33
"Get ready for some big changes in the 'silicon' of Silicon Valley," writes tech CEO Narbeh Derhacobian who argues that the need to build tens of billions of connected sensor devices will change the way computers get built. "Just like smartphone owners like to pick and choose which apps they want, IoT manufacturers may want to shop for components individually without being locked into a single fab." An anonymous reader summarizes his article on TechCrunch: Thousands of different hardware devices, each selling around one million units, "would suggest the need for a much greater diversity of chip configurations than we've seen to date." Currently smartphones are engineered using a "System on a Chip" design where all the components are "locked into a single manufacturing process," but Derhacobian predicts chip manufacturers will continue a trend of moving towards a "System in a Package" approach -- "packing components closely together, without the complete, end-to-end integration... In a smart, connected world, sensor requirements could vary greatly from factory to factory, not to mention between industries as varied as agriculture, urban planning and automotive." "In some ways, the great trends of the PC and smartphone eras were toward standardization of devices. Apple's great vision was understanding that people prefer a beautiful, integrated package, and don't need many choices in hardware. But in software it's generally the opposite. People have different needs, and want to select the apps and programs that work best for them."

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Wikimedia VisualEditor + Parsoid installation - open to bidding by jasonmulikita

Freelancer.com - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 13:22
I need someone who can install Wikimedia VisualEditor and configure Parsoid on my website. The website is running on cPanel. (Budget: $10 - $30 USD, Jobs: Linux, Magento, Nginx, PHP, Shell Script)
Categories: Freelance, Linux

Scale Mysql Database To execute More queries by johnykay151

Freelancer.com - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 13:15
Hi, I have a mysq server hosted on dedicated server and right now there are coming so many WRITE queries which goes fine coz they are very simple write query but problem is that i have to later own fetch... (Budget: $30 - $250 USD, Jobs: Data Processing, Database Administration, Database Development, Linux, MySQL)
Categories: Freelance, Linux

Diversify Your Plants for a Naturally Healthier Garden

LifeHacker.com - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 13:00

There are many plants out there that are mutually beneficial to each other, but some attract insects that are natural predators to pests in your garden. Take advantage of those properties to both protect and pollinate your garden.


Categories: Hacks

Charm for iPhone Gives You Incredible Control Over Your Twitter Experience

LifeHacker.com - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 13:00

iOS: Twitter is a great feed, but saving interesting tweets for later, making playlists of songs you find, and collecting interesting or on-topic tweets into lists is difficult, and deserves more than a “favorite” button. That’s where Charm comes in—it makes all of that super easy.


Categories: Hacks

William Gibson Announces New Sci-Fi Comic Book

Slashdot.org - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 12:33
68-year-old science fiction author William Gibson just released a complicated new science fiction comic book, and this weekend Ars Technica proclaimed that "the results are grand". An anonymous reader shares their report: A father and son occupy the new White House as President and Vice President. We never meet dad, but his son -- an evil jerk by the name of Junior Henderson -- has been surgically altered to resemble his grandfather, because Junior is about travel to an alternate Earth in 1945 to take grandpa's place, with the intent of remaking that world more to his liking (and, presumably, to prevent whatever it was that laid waste to the one we start off in)...The world is in ruins. The White House relocated to the ominous-sounding National Emergency Federal District in Montana. They have technology that far outstrips our own... "It's an alternate-history/cross-worlds story," Gibson writes... "And I wouldn't want to spoil too much of the frame, because that's an inherent part of our narrative. But I will say that one of the first verbal tags we had for the material was 'Band Of Brothers vs. Blackwater.'" On his Twitter feed, Gibson is also applauding the news that Marvel and DC comics abandoned a two and a half year legal battle to enforce their trademark on the word "superhero" against a publisher in the U.K.

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12-Way NVIDIA GeForce Comparison For F1 2015 On Linux

LinuxToday.com - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 12:00

Phoronix: Feral Interactive recommends a GeForce GTX 970 or better for playing F1 2015 on Linux while the listed minimum system requirement is a GeForce GT 640.

Categories: Linux

Mugger Arrested After Victim Spots Him On Facebook's 'People You May Know'

Slashdot.org - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 11:30
An anonymous reader quotes a report from BGR: In a somewhat bizarre story which proves that truth is often stranger than fiction, a serial mugger in England was arrested after one of his victims spotted him under Facebook's 'People you may know' section.Originally reported by the BBC, 21-year old Omar Famuyide had a long history of theft, muggings and armed robberies to his name. Not too long ago, Famuyide brandished a knife and stole a car. Flash forward a bit, and the victim of said car robbery was recently shocked to see Famuyide's face pop up as a suggested friend he might want to add on Facebook. The victim promptly called the police who quickly managed to tie him to a large number of other violent crimes. By the time the dust settled and the full extent of Famuyide's criminal rampage was revealed, Famuyide was sentenced to 17 years in prison. His Facebook profile ultimately led to charges of robbery, attempted robbery, and possessing a firearm.

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Fiverr Suffers Six-Hour DDoS Attack After Removing DDoS-For-Hire Listings

Slashdot.org - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 10:30
Two days after Fiverr, a marketplace for digital services, removed user listings from its website that advertised DDoS-for-hire services, the company's website suffered a six-hour long DDOS attack. Softpedia reports: The incident took place on the morning of May 27 (European timezones), and the service admitted its problems on its Twitter account. At the time of writing, Fiverr has been back up and functioning normally for more than two hours. Fiverr's problems stem from an Incapsula probe that found DDoS-for-hire ads on its marketplace, available for $5. Incapsula reported the suspicious listings to Fiverr, who investigated the issue and removed the ads. Fiverr first removed all listings advertising blatantly illegal DDoS services, but later also removed the ads offering to "test" a website for DDoS "protection" measures.

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Travel Guidebook Showdown: Lonely Planet vs. Fodor’s Travel

LifeHacker.com - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 10:00

Smartphones, Wi-Fi, and GPS have made traveling easier , but a physical travel guide is always a smart investment when trotting the globe. Both Lonely Planet and Fodor’s have been around for decades, but it’s time to decide which guidebook deserves that coveted space in your travel bag.


Categories: Hacks

Is Denver The Next High-Tech Center?

Slashdot.org - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 09:30
An anonymous reader write: "The spread of the tech industry outside Silicon Valley has helped make Denver the fastest-growing large city in the U.S.," reports the New Yorker, saying it's now growing faster than Austin and Seattle, becoming one of America's 20 most populous cities. Cost-conscious investors and tech executives now are opening offices in cheaper "secondary cities" outside of Silicon Valley, like Salt Lake City, and the good universities near Denver mean a well-educated workforce, coupled with a low cost of living. "Though the city isn't the headquarters for any big tech companies -- like Dell in the Austin area or Microsoft and Amazon in Seattle -- several of them, including IBM and Oracle, have offices here. The presence of those offices, and of the universities, has also helped create a vibrant startup scene: people get educated here or come here for jobs, and then they graduate or leave those jobs and become entrepreneurs." Last year venture capitalists invested $800 million in Demver's tech, energy, food, and marijuana companies, and in 2014 Oracle paid over a billion dollars to acquire Denver-based Datalogix. Anyone else live in a burgeoning "secondary" tech city? Scott McNealy said he co-founded his data-analysis startup in Denver because in California "The prices of everything have skyrocketed. The regulations. The pension deficit. The traffic. It's just not a fun place to go start."

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