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White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci to delete tweets the internet already recorded

Just one day into his job as White House, communications director Anthony Scaramucci announced on Twitter that he’d be deleting past tweets. Not only is this a highly counterintuitive move for the person charged with communicating between the Trump administration and the press — not to mention a weird understanding of the term "full transparency" — it’s also patently ineffective. His tweets have already been repeated, recorded, shared and d...
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Stabilize Sensor Readings With Kalman Filter

We are using various kinds of electronic sensors for our projects day to day. IMU, Ultrasonic Distance Sensor, Infrared Sensor, Light Sensor are some of them. Most of the times we have to use a processing unit such as an Arduino board, a microcontroller chip to process the sensor data and get corresponding outputs. If we observe these readings we can identify that those are not very stable and contains noise. If we use these noisy and unsta...
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Hands On: Fantastical 2.4 for Mac adds attachments, Facebook calendar integration

Fantastical 2.4 for Mac adds key new features, and AppleInsider checks to see if the $50 entry price is worth it. There are many calendar contenders —but if you need more than the default offerings, probably the reason you haven't got Fantastical yet is the price. It is $50, after all, and if you rarely use your calendar, you have better things to spend the money on. Yet, if you're on the fence or you haven't yet found a calendar that does ...
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This Week In Techdirt History: July 16th - 22nd

Five Years Ago This week in 2012, we saw some copyright insanity when BMG issued a YouTube takedown on a Mitt Romney campaign ad for including a clip of Obama singing an Al Green song , and then the next day went on to take down the original clip, because even the President was a pirate in the eyes of the entertainment industry . Thankfully, by the end of the week, YouTube decided the videos were fair use, and restored them . Meanwhile, Via...
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Recommended Reading: Instagram's influence on restaurants

Recommended Reading: Instagram's influence on restaurants Latest in Gear Recommended Reading: Instagram's influence on restaurants 11m ago View The Morning After: Weekend Edition 4h ago View Strava's new Premium perks will insure your phone while you ride 7h ago View Google Play Music tweak adds a sidebar full of shortcuts 14h ago View Image credit: Getty Images The best long-form writing on technology and more on the web. Getty Images In t...
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German energy company wants to build flow batteries in old natural gas caverns

reader comments 28 A German energy company recently announced that it’s partnering with a university to build a massive flow battery in underground salt caverns that are currently used to store natural gas. The grid-tied battery, the company says, would be able to power Berlin for an hour. The technology that the project is based on should be familiar to Ars readers. Two years ago, Ars wrote about an academic paper published in Nature that ...
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Wake up on the right side of the bed with a sunrise alarm clock, now 77% off

Not a morning person? No problem. This Deluxe Edition Vansky Sunrise Alarm Clock  eases you awake with natural light and sound, simulating a soothing sunrise. This upgraded 2017 edition adds touch control, as well as a snooze function, and is currently 77 percent off on Amazon. Boasting an impressive 4.7 out of 5-star rating on Amazon, the alarm clock allows you to wake up to a simulated sunrise each morning. Simply select the time you want...
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This smartphone could be yours for free

By Team Commerce Mashable Shopping 2017-07-22 13:00:00 UTC If we learned anything from 2016, it’s that two-party systems sometimes end in chaos. The same principle applies to smartphone shopping. Why must we choose between Apple and Samsung as our predominant options, when both have their shortcomings and, for some, deal-breakers? For those fiercely independent smartphone shoppers who refuse to walk the party line, there’s the OnePlus 5. Wi...
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IBM Lenovo Thinkpad T420 Laptop i5-2520M 4GB RAM 320GB HD WiFi DVDRW WIN 10

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For Seattle Women Called Alexa, Frustrating To Share Name With Amazon Device

Reader reifman writes: Since Amazon introduced the Alexa-enabled Echo device in 2014, the jokes have become so omnipresent that Alexa Philbeck, 29, briefly considered changing, or at least obscuring, her name. The Seattle Times speaks to four women unfortunately called Alexa in a town that may soon be known as Seamazon. Read more of this story at Slashdot. Original link
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Why 'experiental' marketing will be a massive IT challenge

In the 1989 comedy Back the Future, Part 2, Marty McFly travels into the high-tech, space-age future of 2015 where he encounters, among other dazzling wonders, a shark hologram advertising Jaws 10. That kind of advertising is called experiential marketing, where consumers are deeply immersed in a brand in a way that's novel, emotional and memorable. Advertising on the web, TV, radio, print publications, billboards and elsewhere is here to s...
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Radio Atlantic - The Atlantic

Radio Atlantic The Atlantic Genre: News & Politics Release Date: July 20, 2017 A weekly flagship podcast from The Atlantic hosted by Jeffrey Goldberg (Editor-in-Chief, The Atlantic), Matt Thompson (Executive Editor, The Atlantic), and Alex Wagner (Co-host, CBS This Morning: Saturday; Contributing Editor, The Atlantic). We're living in historic times. Who better than a 160-year-old magazine to help you make sense of them? Each week, The Atla...
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Toyota eyes mass EV output in China as early as 2019: report

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp is likely to begin mass production of electric vehicles (EVs) in China as early as 2019, the Asahi daily reported on Saturday. The model will be based on the C-HR sport utility vehicle and manufactured for Chinese market only, the report said without citing sources. The pace of production is to be decided after taking into account the regulations and the subsidies, the report said, adding that annual outp...
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Zucchini Pizza Casserole

I grow zucchini by the bushel, so this pizza casserole is one of my dinnertime go-to's. My hungry husband and kids gobble it right up. —Lynn Bernstetter, White Bear Lake, Minnesota Original link
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Guest Feature: RPGSite recommends games by playtime

Yeah, size matters sometimes. Whether you're looking to get the most bang for your buck, or for something you'll actually finish this time – it's good to know what you're getting into before choosing your next game. With the week's RPG sale now at full-mast , we approached the editors at RPGsite.net for their take on the highlights, and just how much time you'll need to experience what these games have to offer.And this is it!Our friends ov...
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Weekend Warrior – The Game Informer Boy Band Has Its First Hit Single

If you've been following Weekend Warrior, then you know that a couple weeks ago we started a boy band , The Persona 5. After long nights of arguing and practicing, we've finally found our niche: parodies of The Weeknd. Today's release of Splatoon 2 gave us the inspiration for our first fire single, Squidboy. Make sure to check us out on SoundCloud, like, share, and subscribe. "Every day a salmon try to test me, ah  Every day a salmon try to...
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The 9 best SSDs of 2017

Updated: We've added the HP S700 Pro SSD to the ninth slot. Read on find out why this business-oriented drive is one our top picks. Looking for the best SSD, otherwise known as solid-state drive? You've come to the right place, as we list the very best SSDs you can buy in 2017. We've also got some handy buying advice if you're looking to get a new SSD. Capacity has always been the source of insecurity for SSDs. Even now, 15TB will cost you ...
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Unusual Uses of a Drilling Machine

Necessity is the mother of inventions... When the need for something like a tool, spare part or an equipment, which is not readily available with us, becomes very essential we are forced to find ways of getting the work done by what is available with us. Some times the way we manipulate what is available with us In this instructable I have demonstrated how a variable speed Drilling Machine can be used in unusual ways like cutting weeds, dig...
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Gentoo: GLSA-201707-15: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

LinuxSecurity.com: Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Original link
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Full transcript: Tolga Kurtoglu, CEO of Silicon Valley research company PARC, on Recode Decode

On this episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, PARC CEO Tolga Kurtoglu dropped by the studio to talk about what’s new and what’s next at the storied Silicon Valley research and development company. You can read some of the highlights from the interview at that link, or listen to it in the audio player below. We’ve also provided a lightly edited complete transcript of their conversation. If you like this, be sure to subscribe to R...
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Razer may be making a phone - CNET

The Razer Blade laptop was the first breakout product from the company outside its PC peripheral roots. Sarah Tew/CNET It's been a long time since Razer was satisfied building gaming mice, keyboards, and headphones. Every January, the company shows off a crazy new computer at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas -- remember the three-screen laptop ? -- and now, Bloomberg reports  Razer is working on a phone as well. We don't know much...
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Open Source Flaw 'Devil's Ivy' Puts Millions of IoT Devices at Risk

Millions of IoT devices are vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks due to a vulnerability initially discovered in remote security cameras, Senrio reported this week. The firm found the flaw in a security camera developed by Axis Communications, one of the world's biggest manufacturers of the devices. The Model 3004 security camera is used for security at the Los Angeles International Airport and other places, according to Senrio. The problem t...
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Playkey raises $2.8M to fund its US expansion

Playkey, a game streaming service we saw earlier this year at Disrupt NY, has just closed an additional $2.8 million round of funding from Russia’s Internet Initiatives Development Fund (IIDF) . Created at the suggestion of Vladimir Putin in 2013, the IIDF has invested in 293 companies to-date with the objective to strengthen infrastructure for Russian businesses. However, the investment does not represent official government support or inv...
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Judge Dumps Stupid Libel Suit Featuring A Man Suing A Third Party For Things A Journalist Said

It only took a month for a court to dump a bogus defamation suit brought by someone who sued one person for things someone else said . Jim Myers wrote an article for The Tennessean discussing changes made to a culinary arts program. The former director of the program -- Thomas Loftis -- didn't like characterizations made in the article. For reasons known only to him and his lawyers, Loftis sued the new director of the culinary arts program,...
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This Week in Open Source News: Top 5 Virtualization Trends, New Mozilla OSS Speech Recognition Project & More

This Week in Open Source News: Top 5 Virtualization Trends, New Mozilla OSS Speech Recognition Project & More | Linux.com | The source for Linux information Jump to navigation News for the Open Source Professional Brought to you by Automation is listed as one of the top five virtualization trends of 2017, and The Linux Foundation's ONAP is leading the way, says RCRWireless. Click Here! Training Newsletter Related Jobs The Linux Foundati...
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