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Oracle's New Supercomputer Has 1,060 Raspberry Pis

Slashdot.org - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 10:34
An anonymous reader quotes Tom's Hardware: One Raspberry Pi can make a nice web server, but what happens if you put more than 1,000 of them together? At Oracle's OpenWorld convention on Monday, the company showed off a Raspberry Pi Supercomputer that combines 1,060 Raspberry Pis into one powerful cluster. According to ServeTheHome, which first reported the story, the supercomputer features scores of racks with 21 Raspberry Pi 3 B+ boards each. To make everything run well together, the system runs on Oracle Autonomous Linux... Every unit connects to a single rebranded Supermicro 1U Xeon server, which functions as a central storage server for the whole supercomputer. The Oracle team also created custom, 3D printed brackets to help support all the Pis and connecting components... ServeTheHome asked Oracle why it chose to create a cluster of Raspberry Pis instead of using a virtualized Arm server and one company rep said simply that "...a big cluster is cool."

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18 years after Google Images, the Versace jungle print dress is back18 years after Google Images, the Versace jungle print dress is back

GoogleBlog - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 10:14

Nearly 20 years ago, a green Versace dress broke the internet, and Google Images was born.


It was February 2000 when Jennifer Lopez wore a jungle print dress, designed by Donatella Versace, to the Grammy Awards. Seemingly overnight it became a fashion legend, as well as the most popular search query Google had seen at the time. 


But back in 2000, search results were still just a list of blue links. When the Search team realized they weren’t able to directly surface the results that people wanted—a picture of Jennifer in the dress—they were inspired to create Google Images.


Yesterday, at Milan Fashion Week, we reunited with Donatella Versace to celebrate nearly two decades since this iconic moment in fashion (and Google) history. We showed off a new, revamped green dress in the print, designed by Donatella Versace and modeled by J.Lo.

Google Tilt Brush helped decorate the runway space with digital artwork inspired by the new print.

The Google Assistant was on hand as well...

No one predicted that the jungle print dress would have the technological impact that it did—not even J.Lo herself. Eighteen years later, Google Images is used by millions of people every day, not just to look for celebrity style or fashion photos, but to find ideas for redesigning a living room, creating a meal, or embarking on a DIY project. 


Who knows where our next big idea might come from?

Categories: Technology

Create a Cloud Voip Auto Dialer

Freelancer.com - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 09:37
I need a asterisk professional who already have the system ready. (Budget: $250 - $750 USD, Jobs: Asterisk PBX, Linux, PHP, Software Architecture, VoIP)
Categories: Freelance, Linux

Today is Code for America's 'National Day of Civic Hacking'

Slashdot.org - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 09:34
"The biggest day of the year for civic technologists, the National Day of Civic Hacking, is Saturday, Sept. 21, and, as such, affiliated groups across the country are preparing their events," reports Government Technology: The National Day of Civic Hacking, simply put, is a day in which civic technologists and others interested in serving their communities come together in the service of tech projects aimed at doing just that. This is the seventh year for the event, which is organized in large part by the national nonpartisan and nonprofit civic tech group Code for America (CfA). This year, CfA has once again convened its many member brigades in the service of the National Day of Civic Hacking... To help facilitate projects, CfA&'s brigade network has identified three potential starting points for participants. The first is mapping out the record clearance project from the user's perspective. With many jurisdictions doing things like decriminalizing marijuana, there have become new opportunities for record clearance. The idea here is to be centered on the user's experience seeking conviction relief from government agencies. Next, the brigade network suggests developing a services usability scorecard for evaluating the accessibility of the expungement process and policies in states. Finally, they also recommend creating a user-friendly know your rights website, complete with digital resources for those who have criminal convictions on their records. If you're in the U.S. this web page offers to find a local event near you. (I attended my local event in 2013.) GeekWire notes this year one event will even be held at Microsoft's headquarters in Redmond. Related news and updates on social media will be using the hashtag #HackForChange

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Zynq7020 Dual OS (Linux + RTOS), buffering data from Ethernet to PL output.

Freelancer.com - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 09:18
PC send a files that up to ~50GB through Ethernet Port -> Process and buffer into Zynq Linux PS RAM -> Process and buffer into RTOS PS RAM -> Process and send into PL Parallel Output when received a tick from PL Input... (Budget: $250 - $750 USD, Jobs: C++ Programming, FPGA, FPGA Coding, Linux, Verilog / VHDL)
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Aws configure

Freelancer.com - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 08:32
all the details will be in private chat (Budget: $10 - $30 USD, Jobs: Amazon Web Services, Linux)
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control panel iptv ffmpeg nginx

Freelancer.com - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 08:17
Building a control panel with ffmpeg nginx powererd - working with loadbalancers - working with enigma2 devices - working with mag devices - creating/editing/deleting vods - creating/editing/deleting... (Budget: €250 - €750 EUR, Jobs: C++ Programming, Linux, MySQL, Nginx, PHP)
Categories: Freelance, Linux

Information Security Expert

Freelancer.com - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 08:07
I am looking for a freelancer for long term affiliation with having expertise in info security and solving challenges like capture the flag, gdb, reverse Engineering and finally getting root. Please don’t send copy paste cover letters... (Budget: $10 - $30 USD, Jobs: ASM, C Programming, C++ Programming, Linux, Software Architecture)
Categories: Freelance, Linux

Run node socket in cpanel

Freelancer.com - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 08:01
Looking for Developer has experience in installing node app in cpanel and start websocket. if you can do it quickly, happy bid. (Budget: $10 - $30 USD, Jobs: Linux, node.js, PHP, Socket IO, Ubuntu)
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Developer Takes Down Ruby Library After He Finds Out ICE Was Using It

Slashdot.org - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 08:00
An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: A software engineer pulled a personal project down after he found out that one of the companies using it had recently signed a contract with the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The engineer, Seth Vargo, cited the ICE's "inhumane treatment, denial of basic human rights, and detaining children in cages," as the reason for taking down his library. The project was called Chef Sugar, a Ruby library for simplifying work with Chef, a platform for configuration management. Varga developed and open-sourced the library while he worked at Chef, and the library was later integrated into Chef's source code. Earlier this week, a Twitter user discovered that Chef was selling $95,000-worth of licenses through a government contractor to the ICE. The news didn't go well with Vargo, who, yesterday, September 19, took down the Chef Sugar library from both GitHub and RubyGems, the main Ruby package repository, in a sign of protest. "I have a moral and ethical obligation to prevent my source from being used for evil," Vargo wrote on the now-empty Chef Sugar GitHub repository. Vargo's actions didn't go unnoticed, and in a blog post published later in the day, Chef Software CEO Barry Crist said the incident impacted "production systems for a number of our customers." The Chef team fixed the issue by scouring some of the older Chef Sugar source code and re-uploading it on their own GitHub account. Following public criticism of the contract, Chef Software CEO Barry Crist responded by saying the company had been a long-time ICE collaborator for years, since the previous administration, long before ICE became the hated agency it is today. "While I understand that many of you and many of our community members would prefer we had no business relationship with DHS-ICE, I have made a principled decision, with the support of the Chef executive team, to work with the institutions of our government, regardless of whether or not we personally agree with their various policies," Crist said. "I want to be clear that this decision is not about contract value - it is about maintaining a consistent and fair business approach in these volatile times. I do not believe that it is appropriate, practical, or within our mission to examine specific government projects with the purpose of selecting which U.S. agencies we should or should not do business," Crist added.

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Raspberry Pi project

Freelancer.com - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 07:55
i have some task related to raspberry Pi 3 and looking for an expert in this filed who can help me. i will share details in chat (Budget: $10 - $30 USD, Jobs: C Programming, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Linux, Raspberry Pi)
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Linux 5.4 Kernel Adds Driver For The Mysterious Pensando Ionic Network Hardware - Phoronix

Linux News - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 07:50
Linux 5.4 Kernel Adds Driver For The Mysterious Pensando Ionic Network Hardware  Phoronix

Little is publicly known about stealth networking startup Pensando Systems, which is founded by former Cisco executives. They've been ramping up efforts since ...

Categories: Linux

Proxy with raspberry and Huawei e3372

Freelancer.com - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 07:41
Hello, Hardware: - Rasberry Pi 3 - 5x USB Huawei E3372 Mobile Sim Dongles - 5x 4G Dataplans - Powered USB 3 Hub I'm looking for somebody to create a repeatable squid proxy solution set up on a Raspberry pi 3... (Budget: €30 - €250 EUR, Jobs: C Programming, Electronics, Linux, Microcontroller, VoIP)
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need to replicate communications of one port to another selectable port

Freelancer.com - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 06:46
I need you to develop some software for me. I would like this software to be developed for Linux. not just one port but up to 6ports (Budget: $10 - $30 USD, Jobs: Linux, Local Area Networking, Network Administration, Script Install)
Categories: Freelance, Linux

nodejs websocket through Porxy connection

Freelancer.com - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 06:44
Aws ubuntu Nodejs websocket is working Well for normal connection else Proxy Only Proxy connection do not work. ---- Job condition 1. Visit my pc via Teamviewer 14 2. Opened SSH putty and logged in root 3... (Budget: €30 - €250 EUR, Jobs: Javascript, Linux, node.js, Socket IO, Ubuntu)
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The Phoronix Premium Oktoberfest 2019 Deal - Support Linux/Open-Source Benchmarking - Phoronix

Linux News - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 06:41
The Phoronix Premium Oktoberfest 2019 Deal - Support Linux/Open-Source Benchmarking  Phoronix

While sadly this is another year not out at Oktoberfest for the once annual Phoronix reader gathering/pilgrimage, there is another Phoronix Premium sale for ...

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AWS and Python Training

Freelancer.com - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 06:23
I am looking for training in AWS and python as I am a big data developer. (Budget: ₹100 - ₹400 INR, Jobs: Aws Lambda, Java, Linux, Python, Software Architecture)
Categories: Freelance, Linux

Required Vici dialer Configuration with GSM Gateway and PRI With EPBX

Freelancer.com - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 05:11
So we have Working Server having VICI Dialer installed and we Have Dinstar GSM Gateway and PRI Line With Matrix EPBX. Now we Have Requirement. 1. Call Data Pull and Push in SQL Server/MySQL With Recordings and Required Connection String To connect with website to access this data with recordings... (Budget: ₹1500 - ₹12500 INR, Jobs: Asterisk PBX, Linux, MySQL, PHP, VoIP)
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Compile a program on Ubuntu 18.04

Freelancer.com - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 05:10
Hi, I need someone to compile this https://bit.ly/2m2gzA2 on a vanilla Ubuntu 18.04 - I can provide you with a cloud instance if needed. Then I need a list of additional software that had to be installed / or changes performed in order to have this compiled successfully... (Budget: $10 - $30 USD, Jobs: C++ Programming, Linux, Ubuntu)
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India Is Planning a Huge China-Style Facial Recognition Program

Slashdot.org - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 05:00
India is planning to set up one of the world's largest facial recognition systems, potentially a lucrative opportunity for surveillance companies and a nightmare for privacy advocates who fear it will lead to a Chinese-style Orwellian state. Bloomberg reports: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government will open bids next month to build a system to centralize facial recognition data captured through surveillance cameras across India. It would link up with databases containing records for everything from passports to fingerprints to help India's depleted police force identify criminals, missing persons and dead bodies. The government says the move is designed to help one of the world's most understaffed police forces, which has one officer for every 724 citizens -- well below global norms. It also could be a boon for companies: TechSci Research estimates India's facial recognition market will grow sixfold by 2024 to $4.3 billion, nearly on par with China. But the project is also ringing alarm bells in a nation with no data privacy laws and a government that just shut down the internet for the last seven weeks in the key state of Kashmir to prevent unrest. While India is still far from implementing a system that matches China's ability to use technology to control the population, the lack of proper safeguards opens the door for abuses.

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