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5 Methods to Generate a Random Password from the Command Line by https://www.putorius.net/

“If it was up to me I would never leave the command line. I use still use lynx (a command line browser), dict (a command line dictionary), and bc (a command line calculator) although with decreasing regularity. So why not use the command line to generate random passwords?”

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A Look At The Windows 10 vs. Linux Performance On AMD Threadripper 2990WX by https://ift.tt/2OuOBWy

Complementing the extensive Linux benchmarks done earlier today of the AMD Threadripper 2990WX in our review (as well as on the Threadripper 2950X), in this article are our first Windows 10 vs. Linux benchmarks of this 32-core / 64-thread $1799 USD processor. Tests were done from Microsoft Windows 10 against Clear Linux, Ubuntu 18.04, the Arch-based Antergos 18.7-Rolling, and openSUSE Tumbleweed.

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What the Airline Knows About the Guy in Seat 14C by https://ift.tt/2v6UhOA

Your flight attendant wishes you happy birthday. Is that cute or creepy? Airlines know a lot about you, from date of birth and home address to travel patterns, vacation preferences, beverage purchases and whether your last flight was good or bad.
United rolled out a new app to its flight attendants earlier this year with so much information about people, the airline has been reluctant to turn on all the functionality. The tool can show flight attendants information on each frequent flier’s five previous flights—green if it was a good flight, yellow or red if something went wrong, like a delay. But United is worried some customers might consider that stalking.

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Understanding IOTA, Tangle and the Coordinator Node

“IOTA is a the native currency on a network designed for the Internet-of-Things. The IOTA team aims to solve the scaling problems of current generation blockchains by implementing what they call the “tangle” or Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG). With IOTA there are no dedicated miners involved or needed in the process of verifying network transactions unlike Bitcoin or the vast majority of other blockchains. In the place of miners, with each transaction that is made on the IOTA network, the iginal creator of the transaction must verify two other transactions on the network. In a way, the miners and users are one in the same. Each transaction requires a small amount of Proof of Work to be done on their part in order to participate on the network. There are no fees in the traditional sense when a transaction takes place, only a small amount of the senders processing power in return for a secured network.…”

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A look at AI and its effects on blockchain by https://goo.gl/wEG4B7

Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence are two of the hottest technology trends right now. Even though the two technologies have highly different developing parties and applications, researchers have been discussing and exploring their combination, and they have been found to go extremely well together...

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IFTTT now lets any developer build and publish applets for others to use by https://is.gd/a4MYE0

IFTTT, the platform that allows users to create customized, conditional interactions between apps, online services, digital assistants, and devices, has announced that it’s opening its platform to individual developers, allowing them to build and publish their own applets for others to use.

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