Android phones and #USGS gave Southern California residents an early warning to the 4.5 earthquake last night Here's what the phones' sensors, acting as seismometers, detected. Yellow and red concentric circles are expected locations of the P and S waves. https://blog.google/products/android/earthquake-detection-and-alerts
Why does this not surprise me? :) ‘Seeing my son’s development was incredible’: the parents sticking with home schooling beyond lockdown https://www.theguardian.com/education/2020/sep/19/seeing-my-sons-development-was-incredible-the-parents-sticking-with-home-schooling-beyond-lockdown?CMP=share_btn_tw
As Matt Blaze writes, a throwaway detail in the book resolves a longstanding cryptographic mystery: that of a Cuban "numbers station" that operated for years, including a decade where it behaved very erratically (by numbers station standards).
Wow, lots of good advice in here: http://kevinmahoney.co.uk/articles/my-principles-for-building-software/
Iranian hackers did not "beat" Telegram's encryption - they broke into a phone, which let them log in to the users' accounts. Strong end-to-end encryption is vital but doesn't eliminate the need for endpoint security https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/18/world/middleeast/iran-hacking-encryption.html
Amazingly candid and informative interview of @evernote CEO on tackling years technical debt, on the pressure to catch up with companies like Notion and Roam (who have raised money at stunning valuations), and so much more.
Cc @mik_kersten @randyshoup @mtnygard @jamescham https://twitter.com/kstewart/status/1306781742188105732
Friends since high school, Mehant Kammakomati and Sai Vittal B are the drivers of #GNOMEChallenge project, welOSS (Welcome to FOSS).
Inspired by the team's desire to onboard new FOSS users and keep them involved, welOSS analyzes OSS projects for contributors, language, releases, TO DOs, etc. to help users choose their next project. Based on metrics and preferences, the platform will link resources from code tutorials to communication guides to help new users.
And that's a wrap for the 11th #ISCSummit. Thanks so much to all our amazing attendees, organizers and speakers. See you next time! :)
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