MS Support was driving my PC trying to activate Windows 10 when I saw them install [Belarc Advisor] in order to fetch the installed product keys installed on my machine. In the end it didn’t work and I had to enter the product key from Windows 7 to activate Windows 10. It just interesting that they used 3rd party software. Even more odd was that all the support tools where not on a microsoft subdomain, which looks highly suspect. A.k.a `secure.logmeinrescue-enterprise.com`
Sometimes you have a committed file and you intentionally want to ignore changes to it.
git update-index --assume-unchanged [
And later return back to normal.
git update-index --no-assume-unchanged [
[Paypal Credit] (formerly known as BillMeLater), has a 20% APR interest rate ($2 minimum interest) and $35 late fees.
[NASA Eyes] is an interactive app that shows how the Juno satellite is doing in its orbit around Jupiter. You can see Juno is making its way back to Jupiter.
[Google’s new tools let anyone create art using AI]
[Intel’s new consumer head dreams of building J.A.R.V.I.S.]
[Hubble shows the universe is expanding faster than we thought]
[Microsoft has just what VR needs]
[Why gaze tracking startup Cogisen is eyeing the Internet of Things]
[The barbell effect of machine learning]
[Artificial intelligence is changing SEO faster than you think]
[Ericsson: IoT connections will crush mobile by 2018]
Back in 2011, Steve Jobs pitched plans to build the next super-massive Apple Campus.
APPLE CAMPUS 2: April 2016 Construction Update 4K
Techcrunch covered [White House announces the kids and projects of its 2016 Science Fair].
(Video of the 2012 science fair)
[Star Trek Continues] is a fan-based Indie Go Go campaign to complete season 5 of the original Star Trek. Their site hosts the first 5 episodes for free.
Every few months there is a news story about a meteor flash. Here’s a link to see the recorded [world timeline of impact craters].
Amazon has a new open-source, free, and royalty free game engine called [Amazon Lumberyard]. Lumberyard licensed and extends the [Crytek Engine]. Udemy offers [CryENGINE SDK Game Programming Essentials] to quickly ramp up and get started. Amazon has a [MarketPlace] but it’s still early to expect an asset store to sell game content[?] The [download page] has several game assets available.
David and Ryan created an inexpensive way to produce [cloud lighting] synchronized over bluetooth.
Kickstarter commissioned Mark Harris from Seattle to investigate the [Failure of Zano], a successfully funded and backed Kickstarter project for hand-sized drone. The KS campaign raised $2M out of an initial goal of $190k. Unfortunately, Zano lacked the technical competency to deliver their backer rewards.
[Jonathan Blow], creator of the game “Braid”, shares his thoughts on indie game development on Engadget.