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The SimuLife Diaries, part 1: I’m a transdimensional doppelgänger

At SXSW 2018, I was invited to take part in a four-day immersive story experience called a “ SimuLife .“ Mounted by the Austin-based creative lab Interactive Deep Dive, SimuLife is meant to blur the line between fantasy and reality by letting me interact with the story as part of daily life. It’s like David Fincher’s movie The Game, executed in the real world. Other than those broad edicts, I wasn’t given any advance information about the e...
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WinRAR 5.60 Beta 1 (32-bit)

WinRAR is an archiving utility that completely supports RAR and ZIP archives and is able to unpack CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, 7Z, Z archives. It consistently makes smaller archives than the competition, saving disk space and transmission costs. WinRAR offers a graphic interactive interface utilizing mouse and menus as well as the command line interface. WinRAR is easier to use than many other archivers with the inclusi...
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Debian LTS: DLA-1306-1: vips security update

LinuxSecurity.com: It was discovered that there was NULL function pointer dereference vulnerability in vips, an image processing system for very large images. Remote attackers could cause a denial of service via a specially-crafted Original link
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Brian Michael Bendis on life at DC: Batman didn’t lure him; “I wanted Superman“

No, this wasn't some kind of Lyft brand activation. DC rolled out three Bat vehicles for its SXSW setup, including this Batmobile from the Val Kilmer era. Nathan Mattise Those little museum stands have info on each of the vehicles displayed. Kilmer's Batmobile used the engine of a Chevy 380, and the vehicle itself is 25-feet long by almost 8-feet wide. Independent rear suspension was highlighted (this is circa 1995-ish), and the whole thing...
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Sam Nunberg's Media Tour Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Clocks move forward this weekend , which can only mean it’s time for the East Coast to struggle under feet of snow once again. Well, that or it's time for Barack and Michelle Obama to team up with Netflix to produce shows to guide humanity into the future. While the world keeps turning, however, let’s answer this one very important question: What was the rest of the internet up to last week? Sam Nunberg Does the Rounds What Happened: In a m...
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Tech Word of the Day: Piggybacking

This tech word has nothing to do with pigs, or giving your girlfriend a ride on your back, or any type of game that you may know. Like in the game Magic the Gathering where piggybacking is the skill of building design around an already known and understood concept. The definition of today's tech word piggybacking has to do with unsecured wireless networks which can be piggybacked or have piggybacking occur on them. This is when an unauthori...
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Retro Mag of the Week: MacAddict Issue 01 - 09/1996

First published in 1993 by Imagine Publishing (now Future US), CD-ROM Today was targeted at both Windows and Macintosh users, and each issue shipped with a CD-ROM of shareware and demo programs. In August 1996, CD-ROM Today ceased publication, with two magazines taking its place: MacAddict for Macintosh users, and boot (now Maximum PC) for Windows users. As was the case with CD-ROM Today, MacAddict's discs included shareware and demo progra...
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ESR's Newest Project: An Open Hardware/Open Source UPS

ESR's Newest Project: An Open Hardware/Open Source UPS - Slashdot Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading! Have you META-MODERATED today? Sign up for the Slashdot Daily Newsletter! DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. × 98352747 story Posted by EditorDavid from the power-to-the-people dept. An anonymous reader writes:Last month Er...
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Amazon makes it easier to give Alexa follow-up commands

It's easy enough to summon Alexa on one of Amazon's speakers, but when you've got a million things to ask the voice assistant, it can be a pain having to say "Hey, Alexa" over and over again. Now, Amazon has rolled out a new feature, which gives its... Original link
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