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An introduction to JavaScript-based DDoS

An introduction to JavaScript-based DDoS | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
CloudFlare protects millions of websites from online threats. One of the oldest and most pervasive attacks launched against websites is the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. In a typical DDoS attack, an attacker causes a large number of computers...
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Markov Chain Monte Carlo Without all the Bullshit

Markov Chain Monte Carlo Without all the Bullshit | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
I have a little secret: I don't like the terminology, notation, and style of writing in statistics. I find it unnecessarily complicated. This shows up when trying to read about Markov Chain Monte C...
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Structure et scénario sont sur un bateau...

Structure et scénario sont sur un bateau... | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
Écrire un scénario de jeu de rôle est tout un art. Au-delà de la question d’écrire un scénario un peu comme une histoire, ou de l’écrire comme une compilation d’éléments de jeu, il est d’abord...
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Minimum Viable Block Chain - igvita.com

Minimum Viable Block Chain - igvita.com | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
Block chain is agnostic of any 'currency' and it can (and will) be adapted to power many other use cases. This is a ground up explanation of why the particular pieces (digital signatures, proof-of-work, transaction blocks) are needed, and how they all come together to form the minimum viable block chain with all of its remarkable properties.
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Graphics Study - Adrian Courrèges

Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Graphics Study - Adrian Courrèges | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
March 12th 2015 : Back online after Reddit killed my bandwidth with 30,000 visits in the last hours. March 11th 2015 : Update with comments from …
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An Internet of Things that do what they're told - O'Reilly Radar

An Internet of Things that do what they're told - O'Reilly Radar | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
Editor's note: The Electronic Frontier Foundation's Cory Doctorow will be speaking at the Solid Conference in San Francisco June 23-25, 2015. Registration is now open — for more...
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Bank Hackers Steal Millions via Malware

Bank Hackers Steal Millions via Malware | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
A report by a Russian cybersecurity firm says a global gang of thieves penetrated banking systems to steal millions of dollars.
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Eigenvectors and eigenvalues explained visually

Eigenvectors and eigenvalues explained visually | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it

Eigenvalues/vectors are instrumental to understanding electrical circuits, mechanical systems, ecology and even Google's PageRankalgorithm. Let's see if visualization can make these ideas more intuitive.

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A Bitcoin Battle Is Brewing

A Bitcoin Battle Is Brewing | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
Did you know the Bitcoin community is riven by tension, drama, competing agendas, and at least two starkly different visions of our economic future? That even..
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The Heretic's Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money: Visions of a techno-leviathan: The politics of the Bitcoin blockchain

The Heretic's Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money: Visions of a techno-leviathan: The politics of the Bitcoin blockchain | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
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The Darkhotel APT

The Darkhotel APT | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
For the past seven years, a strong threat actor named Darkhotel, also known as Tapaoux, has carried out a number of successful attacks against a wide range of victims from around the world. It empl...
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toolswatch/vFeed

vFeed - Open Source Cross Linked and Aggregated Local Vulnerability Database main repository
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Qu’est-ce que la “réalité numérique” ? « InternetActu.net

Qu’est-ce que la “réalité numérique” ? « InternetActu.net | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
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Khronos unveils Vulkan: OpenGL built for modern systems

Khronos unveils Vulkan: OpenGL built for modern systems | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
Coming later this year, the new API promises efficiency and performance.
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How “omnipotent” hackers tied to NSA hid for 14 years—and were found at last

How “omnipotent” hackers tied to NSA hid for 14 years—and were found at last | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
"Equation Group" ran the most advanced hacking operation ever uncovered.
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Automating Tinder with Eigenfaces

Automating Tinder with Eigenfaces | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
The website of Justin Long. Crockpotveggies is a collection of notes about Justin's own projects.
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Turbocharged Raspberry Pi 2 unleashed: Global geekgasm likely

Turbocharged Raspberry Pi 2 unleashed: Global geekgasm likely | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
El Reg lays claws on surprise new quad-core chipped fruity titchy-computer
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An Intuitive Guide to Linear Algebra | BetterExplained

An Intuitive Guide to Linear Algebra | BetterExplained | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
Despite two linear algebra classes, my knowledge consisted of "Matrices, determinants, eigen something something". Why? Well, let's try this course
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The Second Wave of Blockchain Innovation

The Second Wave of Blockchain Innovation | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
The first wave was simply currency. The second wave is full economic freedom.
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New Certification Authority To Offer Free Certs For HTTPS

The Electronic Frontier Foundation's new certificate authority aims to make getting a domain validation TLS cert so easy, you can't resist.
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