John Gordon Ross

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Anyone who works as a freelancer these days has to be at least a bit familiar with techie things. But it isn’t just that. When I was a kid and those vaguely SF puppet shows were on the television and all the other kids wanted to be Greg Gogetem or Steve Savetheuniverse, I wanted to be the guy in a white coat and glasses called Doc or Brains. Here are some technology-related feeds I find useful and/or entertaining.

Slashdot » 'Tetris' Recreated In Conway's 'Game of Life'

Saturday 23 September 23:29:00 UTC 2017

In 1970 mathematician John Conway created rules for the "Game of Life," a now famous "zero-player game" where a grid of cells evolves (following Conway's rules) from an initial state proposed by the player. In 2013 someone challenged readers of StackExchange's "Programming Puzzles & Code Golf" section to devise an initial state "that will allow for the playing of a … [Link]

Slashdot » Spain's Crackdown on Catalonia Includes Internet Censorship

Saturday 23 September 22:30:00 UTC 2017

Spain's autonomous Catalonia region wants to hold a referendum on independence next weekend. Spain's Constitutional Court insists that that vote is illegal, and has taken control of Catalonia's police force to try to stop the vote. They're deploying thousands of additional police officers and have seized nearly 10 million ballots. And now the Internet Society has gotten involved, according to … [Link]

Mashable » Brave, brave woman lets a huge spider crawl all over her face

Saturday 23 September 21:39:45 UTC 2017

Twitter Facebook After a woman in Pensacola, Florida discovered a golden orb weaver (a type of spider) in her home, she decided to relocate it to a "more appropriate location" — one that we assume is not inside a house. But before being subjected to relocation, the spider decided to crawl around on the woman's face. Surprisingly, the woman seemed fairly cool … [Link]

Mashable » NASA honors 'Hidden Figures' inspiration with a new research facility

Saturday 23 September 21:31:55 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookMore than 50 years after Katherine Johnson first helped send astronauts into space, the once "hidden figure" is hidden no more at NASA.  The federal agency named a new research facility in Johnson's honor this week. The Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility at Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia opened Friday.  SEE ALSO: 'Hidden Figures' screenings at embassies inspire a … [Link]

Slashdot » Do Strongly Typed Languages Reduce Bugs?

Saturday 23 September 21:19:00 UTC 2017

"Static vs dynamic typing is always one of those topics that attracts passionately held positions," writes the Morning Paper — reporting on an "encouraging" study that attempted to empirically evaluate the efficacy of statically-typed systems on mature, real-world code bases. The study was conducted by Christian Bird at Microsoft's "Research in Software Engineering" group with two researchers from University College … [Link]

Mashable » Have almost any toy imaginable, at the click of a button

Saturday 23 September 20:00:00 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookThis kid-friendly 3D printer lets you choose from and print hundreds of different toy designs, and even design your own. Read more…More about Kickstarter, Mashable Video, Kids, Diy, and Toys [Link]

Mashable » Amazon will deliver Chipotle, Chili's, and your other fast-casual faves

Saturday 23 September 19:46:01 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookThe food-delivery wars never end, and now Amazon has a new play against Postmates and UberEats.  The Whole Foods owner just partnered with Olo, a restaurant software system used by many popular fast-casual eateries. The partnership means that most restaurants using the Olo system will now be available for delivery on Amazon Restaurants.  For the most part, these are the kinds … [Link]

Slashdot » Microsoft and Facebook Just Built a 4,000-Mile Cable Across the Pacfic Ocean

Saturday 23 September 19:39:00 UTC 2017

An anonymous reader quotes Popular Mechanics: Microsoft, Facebook and global telecommunication infrastructure company Telxius have completed the Marea subsea cable, the world's most technologically advanced undersea cable. The Marea crosses the Atlantic Ocean over 17,000 feet below the ocean's surface, connecting Virginia Beach with Bilbao, Spain. Over 4,000 miles (6,600 kilometers) long and weighing nearly 10.25 million pounds (4.65 million … [Link]

Mashable » Trump doubles down on NFL rant, clearly has no idea how all this works

Saturday 23 September 19:07:24 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookIf there's anything constructive to take from Donald Trump's continuing crusade against black athletes in the NFL protesting racial injustices in America, it's that he seems to have lost touch with reality. Less than 24 hours after his initial, poorly received remarks that took the league's protesting players to task, the 45th president of the United States is using his favorite … [Link]

Mashable » Costumed dachshunds race for the win in annual 'running of the wieners'

Saturday 23 September 18:57:13 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookNo, you aren't dreaming. The Teckelrennen Annual Dachshund Race is a real thing. The yearly event took place Saturday in Melbourne, Australia, where dozens of dachshunds gather each year as part of the Hophaus beer hall's Oktoberfest celebrations. At the festival, pups can compete in the 15-meter "running of the wieners," which raises money for Dachshund Rescue Australia. There's also a … [Link]

Slashdot » Popular Chrome Extension Embedded A CPU-Draining Cryptocurrency Miner

Saturday 23 September 18:34:00 UTC 2017

An anonymous reader writes: SafeBrowse, a Chrome extension with more than 140,000 users, contains an embedded JavaScript library in the extension's code that mines for the Monero cryptocurrency using users' computers and without getting their consent. The additional code drives CPU usage through the roof, making users' computers sluggish and hard to use. Looking at the SafeBrowse extension's source code, … [Link]

Mashable » There's a new hottest pepper in town: Pepper X

Saturday 23 September 18:02:44 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookTurns out, the Carolina Reaper wasn't quite devilish enough. There's a new hottest pepper in town — allegedly, at least — and it's called Pepper X.  This particular mouth destroyer was created by Ed Currie, who founded the appropriately-named Puckerbutt Pepper Company. He's also responsible for the Reaper, which held the title of world's hottest pepper (at 1.5 million Scoville units) … [Link]

Slashdot » Apple's Swift 4.0 Includes A Compatibility Mode For 'The Majority' Of Swift 3.x Code

Saturday 23 September 17:34:00 UTC 2017

An anonymous reader quotes InfoWorld: Swift 4.0 is now available. It's a major upgrade to Apple's Swift, the three-year old successor to the Objective-C language used for MacOS and iOS application development. The Swift 4 upgrade enhances the Swift Package Manager and provides new compatibility modes for developers. Apple said Swift 4 also makes Swift more stable and improves its … [Link]

New Scientist – News » AI could put a stop to electricity theft and meter misreadings

Saturday 23 September 17:00:00 UTC 2017

An algorithm developed to detect electricity theft for companies in Latin America could also uncover billing errors [Link]

Mashable » 9 tweets that killed the internet's favorite memes

Saturday 23 September 17:00:00 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookIf a meme is lucky it might live about a month so before fading out of our minds when an exciting new inside joke catches our eye.  However, from Doge to the dab, some of the internet's best memes have met premature demises, all thanks to a single tweet that completely missed the mark. SEE ALSO: Meet the Disloyal Man, star … [Link]

Slashdot » Facebook Relents, Switches React, Flow, Immuable.js and Jest To MIT License

Saturday 23 September 16:34:00 UTC 2017

An anonymous reader quotes the Register: Faced with growing dissatisfaction about licensing requirements for some of its open-source projects, Facebook said it will move React, Jest, Flow, and Immutable.js under the MIT license next week. "We're relicensing these projects because React is the foundation of a broad ecosystem of open source software for the web, and we don't want to … [Link]

Mashable » LeBron James drags Trump with a perfect 'U Bum'

Saturday 23 September 16:19:26 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookThere are so many things to call President Donald Trump.  On Saturday morning, LeBron James found the perfect one. The NBA star called Trump "U bum" over the president's rescinded invitation for Steph Curry to visit the White House, which came only after Curry stated that he didn't want to go anyway.  SEE ALSO: NFL players slam Donald Trump for rant … [Link]

ProgrammableWeb » Daily API RoundUp: Hubtel, MAGE, Gooten

Saturday 23 September 16:07:16 UTC 2017

Every day, the ProgrammableWeb team is busy, updating its three primary directories for APIs, clients (language-specific libraries or SDKs for consuming or providing APIs), and source code samples. [Link]

Mashable » At the request of Chrissy Teigen, moms share the meanest things their kids have said

Saturday 23 September 15:58:06 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookLittle kids can really throw away the filter when it comes to sharing their feelings—in fact, they will often say pretty much anything. Sometimes this is adorable. And sometimes … it is scathing. For proof, look no further than the following stories. After a difficult day, Chrissy Teigen asked moms on Twitter to share the times their kids were, uh, less … [Link]

Mashable » Pete Souza reminds us of when our president wasn't feuding with every pro sports league

Saturday 23 September 15:44:39 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookIn 48 hours, President Donald Trump ignited feuds with the NFL and the NBA.  Hey, remember when the president didn't do that?  SEE ALSO: Pete Souza's latest Instagram lets Trump know who the real 'Rocket Man' is Pete Souza does. The Obama White House photographer turned full-time shade-thrower posted a photo of President Obama with Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry … [Link]

Slashdot » Memorial Set For 'Pi Day' Creator

Saturday 23 September 15:34:00 UTC 2017

"Three-point-one-four was more than a number to museum curator Larry Shaw," writes the San Francisco Chronicle. Long-time Slashdot reader linuxwrangler writes: In 1988 at a retreat for San Francisco Exploratorium staff, Larry Shaw proposed linking the digits of pi, which begins 3.14, with the date March 14. Initially the "holiday" was only celebrated by museum staff but it didn't take … [Link]

Mashable » You don't need to be a Trekkie to enjoy 'Star Trek Discovery'

Saturday 23 September 15:19:03 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookI’ve lost count of the number of times my fellow nerds have rolled their eyes at the ongoing delay and behind-the-scenes drama of Star Trek Discovery. The show's launch date slipped by 9 months; showrunner Bryan Fuller departed under unusual circumstances; CBS decided to screen it only on its $6-a-month All Access streaming service, greatly limiting the potential audience.  I can't … [Link]

Mashable » I'm God and I totally forgot that I was supposed to end the world today

Saturday 23 September 15:00:00 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookChristian numerologist David Meade's theory that the world will end on Sept. 23, due to what he sees as biblical signs, has thus far been met with dull shrugs from the world's citizens.  Here to comment is God. Well, it's official: I'm God and I am a frigging huge moron! I completely forgot that I was supposed to end the world … [Link]

Mashable » Here's what's coming to (and going from) Hulu in October

Saturday 23 September 15:00:00 UTC 2017

Twitter Facebook Fall TV is back, baby, and Hulu is still the number one place to get it. Apart from returning shows on the CW and Netflix originals, Hulu has your next-day broadcast network darlings and underdogs — as well as a formidable movie library adding no less than 12 Godzilla movies this month. Buckle up. SEE ALSO: Here's what's coming to … [Link]

Mashable » Here's what it's like when Bill Nye catches you Snapchatting in the elevator

Saturday 23 September 14:36:16 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookHere’s a fun scenario: you're with your best friends on the Las Vegas trip of your dreams, and you're dancing in the elevator and Snapchatting on the way to the hotel pool. Suddenly, the doors open. Another person walks in. And that person … oh, god, that person is Bill Nye. This very thing happened to Savana Prosch and her friends, … [Link]

Slashdot » IBM Open Sources 'WebSphere Liberty' For Java Microservices and Cloud-Native Apps

Saturday 23 September 14:34:00 UTC 2017

An anonymous reader quotes TechRepublic: On Wednesday, IBM revealed the Open Liberty project, open sourcing its WebSphere Liberty code on GitHub to support Java microservices and cloud-native apps. The company created Liberty five years ago to help developers more quickly and easily create applications using agile and DevOps principles, according to an IBM developerWorks blog post from Ian Robinson, WebSphere … [Link]

Mashable » NFL condemns 'divisive' Trump remarks without really addressing the core issue

Saturday 23 September 14:28:50 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookThe NFL had a response for Donald Trump on Saturday morning after the 45th U.S. president called any player who kneels during the national anthem a "son of a bitch" in a rant on Friday.  The league used strong language to condemn Trump's "divisive" comments, but despite appearances, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell didn't entirely take a strong stand.  SEE ALSO: Colin … [Link]

Mashable » On Harley Quinn Day, let's talk about why this character matters to so many

Saturday 23 September 14:14:13 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookFor the last four years, Sept. 23 has been celebrated by DC Comics and its fans as Batman Day.  But not this year, folks. It's 2017 and they're sending in the clown. SEE ALSO: Happy 25th birthday, Harley Quinn. Your creator still loves you It was 25 years ago this month that Harley Quinn made her debut in Batman: The Animated … [Link]

Mashable » The Easter egg in Apple's new App Store and why it matters

Saturday 23 September 14:00:00 UTC 2017

Twitter Facebook Https%3a%2f%2fvdist.aws.mashable.com%2fcms%2f2017%2f9%2f46fdebe5 dd2f 0e26%2fthumb%2f00001 Read more… {"player":{"descript~ no reason to not update your iOS device to iOS 11.","image":"h~ App Store in iOS 11","sources":[{&quo~ choice,apps and software,operating system,ipod touch,ios 11,files","sec0":nul~ choice,apps and software,operating system,ipod touch,ios 11,files","videoSeriesNam~ More about Apple, Apps And Software, Ios 11, Tech, and Big Tech Companies [Link]

Mashable » This tiny silkscreen t-shirt press is perfect for your hipster Ken doll

Saturday 23 September 14:00:00 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookArtist Devin Smith makes all things miniature! Check out more of his work on Instagram. If you're interested in getting one of these tiny machines you can visit his shop by clicking here. Read more…More about Art, Design, Mashable Video, Diy, and Mini [Link]

Mashable » 1945: Stunned reactions after a plane struck the Empire State Building

Saturday 23 September 14:00:00 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookImage: Weegee(Arthur Fellig)/International Center of Photography/Getty ImagesOn the morning of July 28, 1945, a B-25 Mitchell bomber on a routine personnel transport out of Massachusetts encountered heavy fog and became disoriented as it passed over New York City on its descent into Newark Airport.At 9:40 a.m., it smashed into the north side of the Empire State Building.The impact blasted a fiery … [Link]

Mashable » Donald Trump begins feud with Steph Curry, reaches new level of petty

Saturday 23 September 13:49:47 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookJust when you thought Donald Trump couldn't act more childish and petty, he takes to Twitter and kicks off a feud with the second biggest basketball star on the planet right now. SEE ALSO: NFL players slam Donald Trump for rant against protests As the NBA champ Golden State Warriors announced plans to vote as a team on whether or not … [Link]

Slashdot » Would a T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Hurt Consumers?

Saturday 23 September 13:00:00 UTC 2017

Following a report from Reuters claiming T-Mobile is close to agreeing on a deal to merge with Sprint, an anonymous Slashdot reader shares a report from DSLReports arguing how such a merger would remain "a very bad deal for consumers": The Sprint-T-Mobile merger could prove problematic for not only wireless prices, but the recent resurgence in unlimited data plans. While … [Link]

Mashable » This is how to use the new iOS 11 Files app

Saturday 23 September 13:00:00 UTC 2017

Twitter Facebook Https%3a%2f%2fvdist.aws.mashable.com%2fcms%2f2017%2f9%2f86cf2c30 847a 894b%2fthumb%2f00001 Read more… {"player":{"descript~ 11 is available now.","image":"~ iOS 11 finally turns the iPad into a 'real' computer… mostly","sources":[{~ utility,operating system,real-time,real-time video,real time,apple iphone,real-time-video,real time video,ios 11,tech news,ios update","sec0":null,~ utility,operating system,real-time,real-time video,real time,apple iphone,real-time-video,real time video,ios 11,tech news,ios update","videoSeriesName&~ More about Tech, Apple, Iphone, Apps, and Ipad [Link]

Mashable » How to use the new QuickType keyboard in iOS 11

Saturday 23 September 12:00:00 UTC 2017

Twitter Facebook Https%3a%2f%2fvdist.aws.mashable.com%2fcms%2f2017%2f9%2f86cf2c30 847a 894b%2fthumb%2f00001 Read more… {"player":{"descript~ 11 is available now.","image":"~ iOS 11 finally turns the iPad into a 'real' computer… mostly","sources":[{~ utility,operating system,real-time,real-time video,real time,apple iphone,real-time-video,real time video,ios 11,tech news,ios update","sec0":null,~ utility,operating system,real-time,real-time video,real time,apple iphone,real-time-video,real time video,ios 11,tech news,ios update","videoSeriesName&~ More about Apple, Ipad, Tech Utility, Typing, and Ios 11 [Link]

Mashable » A definitive timeline of music being released this fall

Saturday 23 September 12:00:00 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookThe arrival of fall means so many nice things: pumpkin spice lattes, cool weather, Halloween, and my personal favorite: new music.  In honor of myself, here is a timeline of the most anticipated music albums being released this season, along with their singles. Some are relatively fresh new faces, while others are big comebacks you've been waiting for.  SEE ALSO: Personalize … [Link]

Mashable » 5 apps that can turn you into a productivity Jedi

Saturday 23 September 12:00:00 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookJust to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. We all wish we could add more hours to the day. But barring the invention of time travel, or a change in the Earth’s rotation, the best you can do is work on YOU. With the help of these skill-sharpening, discipline-building apps and software … [Link]

Mashable » Get hired as a graphic designer with this online bootcamp that's just $15

Saturday 23 September 12:00:00 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookJust to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. These days, graphic design is one part talent, two parts Adobe proficiency. Full command of all the popular tools and tactics used by graphic designers is essential to career success, and luckily, can be mastered online with a training like the  Graphic Design Bootcamp. … [Link]

Popular Science » How to open your messed up files

Saturday 23 September 11:30:00 UTC 2017

Code DIY Don't trash them right away. If you can't open a file on your computer, don't give up right away. These tricks will give you a fighting chance of accessing or recovering its contents. [Link]

Slashdot » Apple: iPhones Are Too 'Complex' To Allow Unauthorized Repair

Saturday 23 September 10:00:00 UTC 2017

Jason Koebler writes: Apple's top environmental officer made the company's most extensive statements about the repairability of Apple hardware on Tuesday: "Our first thought is, 'You don't need to repair this.' When you do, we want the repair to be fairly priced and accessible to you," Lisa Jackson, Apple's vice president of policy and social initiatives said at TechCrunch Disrupt … [Link]

Mashable » 11 times 'BoJack Horseman' gut-punched us right in the feels

Saturday 23 September 8:30:00 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookYou might not have thought a cartoon about a talking horse could warrant an entire list of heart-rendingly emotional moments, but here we are. The thing is — for all its scenes of hilarity — BoJack Horseman is also an incredibly poignant show. It makes you laugh, and then it catches you off guard. It's got way more in common with … [Link]

Slashdot » Super-Accurate GPS Chips Coming To Smartphones In 2018

Saturday 23 September 7:00:00 UTC 2017

schwit1 writes about a new mass-market Broadcom chip designed for the next generation of smartphones: It'll know where you are to within 30 centimeters (11.8 inches), rather than five meters. At least that's the claim chip maker Broadcom is making. It says that some of its next-generation smartphone chips will use new global positioning satellite signals to boost accuracy. In … [Link]

Mashable » NFL players slam Donald Trump for rant against protests

Saturday 23 September 3:32:21 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookFootball players are lashing out at Donald Trump after the president went on an extended rant about athlete activism at a rally Friday night. Trump called on NFL owners to fire players who kneel or otherwise protest during the national anthem and encouraged fans to boycott the league. SEE ALSO: Why Russia hasn't successfully screwed with Germany's election — yet "Wouldn't … [Link]

Slashdot » New Antibody Attacks 99% of HIV Strains

Saturday 23 September 3:30:00 UTC 2017

An anonymous reader quotes a report from BBC: Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It is built to attack three critical parts of the virus — making it harder for HIV to resist its effects. The work is a collaboration between the US National Institutes of Health and the … [Link]

Mac For Translators » Writing, because Emacs

Saturday 23 September 3:18:00 UTC 2017

Blogging is writing and publishing. I've not been writing here much for lack of a relatively frictionless process. And also because, well, translators on Mac don't seem to have so many issues anymore with the platform. Or maybe they don't really exist. I'm not sure.Some people say they've moved to Emacs because of org-mode. Emacs? org-mode? The names are probably … [Link]

Slashdot » Hackers Using iCloud's Find My iPhone Feature To Remotely Lock Macs, Demand Ransom Payments

Saturday 23 September 2:05:00 UTC 2017

AmiMoJo shares a report from Mac Rumors: Over the last day or two, several Mac users appear to have been locked out of their machines after hackers signed into their iCloud accounts and initiated a remote lock using Find My iPhone. With access to an iCloud user's username and password, Find My iPhone on iCloud.com can be used to "lock" … [Link]

Slashdot » Court Rules That Imported Solar Panels Are Bad For US Manufacturing

Saturday 23 September 1:25:00 UTC 2017

The International Trade Commission has ruled that American companies are being hurt by cheap solar panels from overseas, providing an opportunity for President Donald Trump to tax imports from countries like China. The Verge reports: Today's unanimous decision ruled that the companies SolarWorld Americans and Suniva were struggling financially not because of their own poor management, but because they couldn't … [Link]

Mashable » Lady Gaga may be a superstar, but her new documentary makes her struggles extremely relatable

Saturday 23 September 1:05:16 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookIf you watched just the first few minutes of Lady Gaga's new Netflix documentary "Gaga: Five Foot Two," you'd be forgiven for thinking she's only a pampered pop star who has her every need met with a snap of her fingers.   SEE ALSO: Why Lady Gaga and her mom want you to take this 'mental health first aid' class In … [Link]

Mashable » If Rainbow Brite had a job, this would definitely be her keyboard

Saturday 23 September 0:51:03 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookJust to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Protecting Rainbow Land and bringing color to the universe is a full-time job in itself, but those of us without a Color Belt to lend us magical powers have to go to work every dayThis Rainbow Brite-inspired keyboard is your secret weapon to defeating … [Link]

Slashdot » Microsoft and Canonical Make Custom Linux Kernel

Saturday 23 September 0:45:00 UTC 2017

Billly Gates writes: Microsoft and Canonical's relationship is getting closer besides Ubuntu for Windows. Azure will soon be offering more customized Ubuntu containers with a MS optimized kernel. Uname -r will show 4.11.0-1011-azure for Ubuntu cloud based 16.04 LTS. If you want the non MS kernel you can still use it on Azure by typing: $ sudo apt install linux-virtual … [Link]

Mashable » Become a master of professional social encounters in 5.5 hours

Saturday 23 September 0:34:33 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookJust to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. PSA for business owners (current or future): If you've played Sims before, you'll remember having them talk in the mirror to increase charisma. While we're not sure that talking to yourself is such a great way to up your social interaction game, Sims was … [Link]

Mashable » The Wu-Tang Clan dissed 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli in a new track

Saturday 23 September 0:25:46 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookThe Wu-Tang Clan and pharma bro saga continues. On the new Wu-Tang track "Lesson Learn'd," Inspectah Deck raps, "my price hikin' like the pills Martin Shkreli sell," calling out the pharmaceutical executive-turned-convict, who recently had his bail revoked after offering his Facebook followers a $5,000 reward for a strand of Hillary Clinton's hair. SEE ALSO: Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli trolls journalists … [Link]

Slashdot » Google Experiment Tests Top 5 Browsers, Finds Safari Riddled With Security Bugs

Saturday 23 September 0:05:00 UTC 2017

An anonymous reader writes from a report via Bleeping Computer: The Project Zero team at Google has created a new tool for testing browser DOM engines and has unleashed it on today's top five browsers, finding most bugs in Apple's Safari. Results showed that Safari had by far the worst DOM engine, with 17 new bugs discovered after Fratric's test. … [Link]

Mashable » Esports events are taking over huge stadiums—and for good reason

Saturday 23 September 0:00:00 UTC 2017

Twitter Facebook At the Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn, fans have gathered to enjoy a weekend of friends, fun, and video games at 'ESL One' New York, a professional 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive' tournament featuring eight of the best teams in the world. Esports events are definitely a recent phenomenon, pulling diehard fans away from their PCs and into the seats of major … [Link]

Mashable » Here's how to make your very own DIY Link costume

Saturday 23 September 0:00:00 UTC 2017

Twitter FacebookTali is back and this time she puts her own feminine spin on "Link" from classic Legend of Zelda series. In each episode of DIY Costume Squad one of our expert hosts shows you how to make your own DIY costume based on popular movie/TV/video game characters. Watch as they transform everyday materials and store-bought items into fantastic costumes!   See … [Link]

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