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  • The NSA Plans for a Post-Quantum World

    Quantum computing is a novel way to build computers — one that takes advantage of the quantum properties of particles to perform operations on data in a very different way than traditional computers. In some cases, the algorithm speedups are… Read More ›

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  • Valve Bans In-Game Coaching At Majors

    A problem was recently brought into light that team coaches are no longer able to participate in leading their team through a game at Valve-sponsored major events. The Electronic Sports League, also known as ESL, sent emails out to some… Read More ›

  • It’s Time to Upgrade to Linux 4.7.1

    If you are currently using Linux version 4.6 series, then the Lead Maintainer has a message for you. It’s time to upgrade. Greg Kroah-Hartman on Tuesday announced the arrival of Linux 4.6.7. This is making it clear that it will be the… Read More ›

  • LinkedIn’s {Py}gradle Plugin Brings Build Automation to Python

    Yesterdat, LinkedIn released their open source {Py}gradle plugin for running Python builds in the popular Cradle software build automation system. With {py}gradle, Python and Java shops can all use the same build system. The plugin is accessible under an Apache 2 license…. Read More ›

  • This R Extension gives Data Scientists Access to IBM Watson

    There is a lot of cool and fancy tools that Data Scientists have at their disposal, but not all of them are equally accessible to them.

  • Bring Your Own Encryption to Amazon Web Services (AWS)

    Google and Amazon offers management services as a part of their cloud, but not give access to their keys to third-party service providers.

  • Second Shot: What The Community Wanted/Didn’t

    Valve released an update for their game CS:GO that at first seemed to fix a lot of people’s problems with shooting and the accuracy of the shot they take.

  • It’s Back! IronPython for .NET Framework

    IronPython is a implementation that runs on .NET Framework’s Common Language Runtim is coming back thanks to the change of hands.