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How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

The elevator pitch can be harder than it seems. Selling yourself quickly and efficiently is key when you meet someone new. But crafting and delivering a solid elevator pitch can be harder than it seems. We asked marketing strategist Dorie Clark for her…

How they made Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Every summer, Hollywood goes big. Big stars. Big budgets and huge visual effects. This summer’s technology is more spectacular than ever. We went behind the scenes to see how magic is made in 2018. How to make a dinosaur,  by David Vickery, VFX…

Social Networking before the web

ah the good ol days…..   *original author unknown

WildWildWord of Tech Acronyms

0–9 #!—Shebang /.—Slashdot 1GL—First-Generation Programming Language 1NF—First Normal Form 10B2—10BASE-2 10B5—10BASE-5 10B-F—10BASE-F 10B-FB—10BASE-FB 10B-FL—10BASE-FL 10B-FP—10BASE-FP 10B-T—10BASE-T 100B-FX—100BASE-FX 100B-T—100BASE-T 100B-TX—100BASE-TX 100BVG—100BASE-VG 286—Intel 80286 processor 2B1Q—2 Binary 1 Quaternary 2FA—Two-factor authentication 2GL—Second-Generation Programming Language 2NF—Second Normal Form 3GL—Third-Generation Programming Language 3GPP—3rd Generation Partnership Project—’3G comms…

I can’t be bothered….

No seriously, don’t bother me…

What causes insomnia?

by Dan Kwartler

Attacking Private Networks from the Internet with DNS Rebinding

TL;DR Following the wrong link could allow remote attackers to control your WiFi router, Google Home, Roku, Sonos speakers, home thermostats and more. The home WiFi network is a sacred place; your own local neighborhood of cyberspace. There we connect our phones, laptops,…

Cenava P14 Apollo Lake Laptop with a 512GB SSD

Most Intel Apollo Lake laptops come with just 32 or 64GB SSD or eMMC flash storage, and if you need much more storage we previously covered DERE A3 Air laptop with an Intel J3455 processor, 64GB eMMC flash, and a 512GB hard drive.…

Daily fasting works for weight loss, finds report on 16:8 diet

Daily fasting is an effective tool to reduce weight and lower blood pressure, according to a new study published by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers in the journal Nutrition and Healthy Aging. The study is the first to examine the effect of time-restricted…

How a computer sees history after “reading” 35 million news stories

So far, humans have relied on the written word to record what we know as history. When artificial intelligence researchers ran billions of those words from decades of news coverage through an automated analysis, however, even more patterns and insights were revealed. Source:…

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