AI Needs Ethics, Automotive-Grade Linux, Drawing Clocks, and Facial Recognition AI Research Needs an Ethical Watchdog (Wired) -- Right now, if government-funded scientists want to research humans for a study, the law requires them to get the approval of an ethics committee known as an institutional review board, or IRB. Show More Summary
Linux Mint Project Leader Clement Lefebvre, otherwise known as “Clem” released a blog post on Sept. 18, giving some information about the upcoming release of Linux Mint 18.3, dubbed “Sylvia.” In his blog post Lefebvre gave some ideas to some of the pieces of software and changes that will be coming, such as the inclusion […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
This paper will show you how to install Ubuntu Linux on an Intel® NUC and use it to build a modular IoT application with cloud connectivity.
For today’s free eBook, we’re offering you the Linux Networking Cookbook (a $17 value) for free! Move beyond the basics of how a Linux machine works and gain a better understanding of Linux networks and their configuration. This is a hands-on solution guide to building, maintaining, and securing a network using Linux. Show More Summary
Our verdict of the Pinebook 64 :Despite the dodgy keyboard, this is a great budget Linux laptop, ideal for most online activities and word processing. It should suit students and entry-level developers, too.710 We're giving away a Pinebook 64. Show More Summary
Free and open source desktops are great, but they aren’t exactly popular. Many people don’t know they exist, and among those that do, many still also use commercial operating systems. Even among my fellow Linux writers here at MakeUseOf, only a couple of us exclusively use Linux at home. Show More Summary
Linux gaming is booming and prompting a wider increase in software development across the open source world. While it has always been possible to play games on Linux — whether dedicated releases or Windows games played under emulation — the arrival of Steam on Linux has had a massive impact. Show More Summary
Linus Torvalds says Linux 4.14 is getting core new functionality.
Whether it is Windows, Mac or Linux, every OS needs protection due to the increase in the number of cyber crimes. Earlier only Windows and Mac were the target of cyber bullies but it seems now, these criminals have expanded their reach...Show More Summary
If you deliberately set out to make your Windows system open to attack via WSL, yes, you could be attacked by Bashware.
Sick of Android? Don’t want to be part of a proprietary ecosystem? Security and privacy are becoming increasingly important for smartphone users, but what is the answer? For some, abandoning Android and switching to a phone that can run a Linux mobile operating system is the answer. Show More Summary
Sublime Text 3.0 is the new version of the cross-platform code and markup editor that features an UI refresh among other new features. The new version is out for all supported operating systems already -- Windows, OS X and Linux -- and may be downloaded from the official Sublime Text website. Show More Summary
Want a free-software smartphone? KDE and Purism have started a crowdfunding campaign to build one.
IBM mainframes are alive, well, and being designed to make the most of Linux.
If you run a lot of applications in the command line interface (CLI), or you’re a fan of window managers, you know that styling them can be a real pain. It’s not easy to come up with a cohesive color scheme across all of your applications, and it’s even more difficult to match that scheme to your wallpaper. Show More Summary
A new security flaw affects billions of devices -- with a "b" -- and anything that can communicate with the Bluetooth protocol. Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android products are all affected. The post New Bluetooth Malware Affects Billions of Devices, Requires No Pairing appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Google has developed Google Earth Pro in order to let users create maps with the help of advanced tools. This software is available on PC, Mac and Linux. A lot of people use this software for creating interesting projects, calculating distances, visualize and get GIS data and more. Show More Summary
Washington DC-based exploit vendor Zerodium Inc. has announced a new bug bounty program that will pay up to $1 million to security researchers and white hat hackers who identify zero-day exploits in the Tor Browser on Tails Linux and Windows. Show More Summary
Microsoft and Linux continue to cuddle closer on the cloud and servers.
Windows, Android, Linux and iOS are vulnerable to attack over Bluetooth, although patches are available for most of the flaws.