Javascript

Javascript is the most popular programming language according to new survey

Software resource community Stack Overflow released its annual developer survey this month and results show that JavaScript is the most popular programming language among developers. The 2016 report has more than 50,000 responses from developers in 173 countries. Javascript scored in with a high 85.3% of users voting as it’s preferred language. SQL followed with 58.9%, C# had 37.3% and PHP[…]

Apple Backdoor

Helpful analogies to fully grasp why government backdoors are bad

Recently Apple has come under fire for not giving the federal government unprecedented backdoor access to a terrorists iPhone account. The terrorist did terrible things, and the federal government feels they must have access the iPhone’s encrypted data in order to find out more information about the terrorist, possible terrorist plots, and any other information which can[…]

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Take six minutes and learn a thing or two about Bitcoin

Bitcoin Properly published a new video about bitcoin, discussing the revolutionary nature of bitcoin and blockchain technology. The video is akin to the famous We Use Coins video, but updated, and in a bit more in depth without being overly technical. In this video, it’s explained that “the technology behind crypto currencies such as Bitcoin will[…]

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Using flying drones to hack your smartphone data

Security researchers in London have successfully pulled off a hack for a program called “Snoopy,” that controls a flying drone which finds smartphones in any given area and steals it’s data. According to the researchers, the program utilizes drones to fly over areas and scan for smartphones with open Wi-Fi connections. If they’re found, the[…]

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Scientists are closer to reading minds, are able to reconstruct faces from memory

What are you, a mind reader? It’s a cliche phrase dating back centuries, where mind reading was thought of a magic. Today, the possibility of mind reading isn’t that far fetched. As a matter of fact, it’s possible right now, as scientists work to put the puzzle together in our minds. At Yale University, researchers[…]

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Internet consumption around the world (Infographic)

If you’re curious how people around the world access the Internet, then you’ll want to check out this infographic from International Business Guide. 2013 marked the first year that there are more mobile internet devices than humans, which makes access to the Internet easier than ever. The infographic says that 25% of the world is on mobile[…]

Bitcoin Mining

Inside America’s largest Bitcoin mining operation

Take a look at the largest bitcoin mining operation in North America. It makes this mining facility in Hong Kong look like nothing. The mining facility is run by Bitcoin miner Dave Carlson. The facility is somewhere in an undisclosed location in Washington State. The main reason it’s undisclosed – is because – Carlson is[…]