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Aug 27, 2015
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iOS 9 content blocking will transform the mobile Web: I’ve tried it »

iOS 9 content blocking will transform the mobile Web: I’ve tried it

The next version of iOS comes with a major new feature called ‘content blockers’ which will allow users to install apps that block trackers, advertisements and other unwanted content for the first time. via Pocket


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Aug 27, 2015
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Exploring the Hacker Tools of Mr Robot »

Exploring the Hacker Tools of Mr Robot

Over the years the most famous hacking tool that has made it into the movies is Nmap. When producers of a movie actually try to put a dose of reality into the computer hacking scenes Nmap will often flash up on the screen. AFAIK Trinity was the first in the Matrix. via Pocket


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Aug 27, 2015
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The Flash Storage Revolution Is Here »

The Flash Storage Revolution Is Here

You’ve likely heard about Samsung’s 16TB hard drive, by far the world’s largest. That is an eye-popping number, a large enough leap forward that it’s difficult to fully process. And the most exciting thing about that 16TB hard drive? It’s just a hint of what’s coming next. via Pocket


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Aug 27, 2015
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Ways to think about cars — Benedict Evans »

Ways to think about cars — Benedict Evans

Cars are going to change a lot in the next few decades. Electricity on one hand and software on the other change what a car is, how it gets made and who might own one. They might also change the key players. via Pocket


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Aug 27, 2015
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The Strange Appeal of Watching Coders Code »

The Strange Appeal of Watching Coders Code

The camera does not love computer programming. OK, it’s worse: The camera runs screaming in horror from anything resembling programming. Writing code might be the single least cinematic pursuit humankind has yet devised. It makes paint drying look like Star Wars. via Pocket


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Aug 27, 2015
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So Elon Musk's Hyperloop Is Actually Getting Kinda Serious »

So Elon Musk's Hyperloop Is Actually Getting Kinda Serious

Caption: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced today that it has signed agreements to work with Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum and global engineering design firm Aecom, validation that it’s a serious project. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies via Pocket


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Aug 26, 2015
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The travel hacking game: how to fly first class every trip »

The travel hacking game: how to fly first class every trip

The boarding procedure has barely started at Chicago O'Hare airport and Ben Schlappig has already taken over the first-class cabin. via Pocket


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Aug 22, 2015
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Roaming Extension Manager: Control and Consistency down to the last Extension »

Roaming Extension Manager: Control and Consistency down to the last Extension

[UPDATED 7/31] On 7/31 we released an update to the extension. This update includes notifications for extensions, and a change in the UI where the status icons (installed / roaming) are on the left. via Pocket


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Aug 22, 2015
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ParallelExtensionsExtras Tour - #7 - Additional TaskSchedulers »

ParallelExtensionsExtras Tour - #7 - Additional TaskSchedulers

In our last two ParallelExtensionsExtras blog tour posts, we’ve discussed two TaskScheduler implementations in ParallelExtensionsExtras: StaTaskScheduler and ConcurrentExclusiveInterleave. via Pocket


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Aug 11, 2015
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drewnoakes/metadata-extractor-dotnet »

drewnoakes/metadata-extractor-dotnet

MetadataExtractor is a straightforward .NET library for reading metadata from image files. The resulting directories sequence holds potentially many different directories of metadata, depending upon the input image. via Pocket


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Aug 8, 2015
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#Sognsvann / on Instagram http://tja.lv/1gSPp7b

#Sognsvann / on Instagram http://tja.lv/1gSPp7b


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Aug 8, 2015
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#Frognerseteten / on Instagram http://tja.lv/1MTWtx5

#Frognerseteten / on Instagram http://tja.lv/1MTWtx5


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Aug 8, 2015
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#Tryvannstua / on Instagram http://tja.lv/1DCNYn1

#Tryvannstua / on Instagram http://tja.lv/1DCNYn1


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Aug 8, 2015
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#Ullevålseter / on Instagram http://tja.lv/1IUYTcr

#Ullevålseter / on Instagram http://tja.lv/1IUYTcr


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Aug 8, 2015
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5 Things Developers Should Know About Microsoft’s Open-Source iOS App-Porting Tool »

5 Things Developers Should Know About Microsoft’s Open-Source iOS App-Porting Tool

Microsoft needs developers to build apps for its platform, and its play to get them—by helping coders port iOS and Android apps to Windows—just took a big step forward: On Thursday, the Redmond, Washington–based tech company released its iPhone app porting tool, Windows Bridge for iOS, as an via Pocket