Monthly Archives: July 2016

How to Hack an Election

Andrés Sepúlveda rigged elections throughout Latin America for almost a decade. He tells his story for the first time. Source: How to Hack an Election

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Publishing and Running ASP.NET Core Applications with IIS – Rick Strahl’s Web Log

When you build ASP.NET Core applications and you plan on running your applications on IIS you’ll find that the way that Core applications work in IIS is radically different than in previous versions of ASP.NET. Source: Publishing and Running ASP.NET … Continue reading

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Metalenses at visible wavelengths: Diffraction-limited focusing and subwavelength resolution imaging | Science

Specially designed two-dimensional (2D) arrays of nanometer-scale metallic antennas, or metasurfaces, may allow bulky optical components to be shrunk down to a planar device structure. Khorasaninejad et al. show that arrays of nanoscale fins of TiO can function as high-end … Continue reading

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Snapchat frees sex abuse survivors to talk – BBC News

Indian sexual abuse survivors have been able to speak candidly, without fear of identification, thanks to Snapchat’s face-mapping filters. Source: Snapchat frees sex abuse survivors to talk – BBC News

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Platform legs at Shell Brent field could be left at sea

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-36711591

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Super-hard metal ‘four times tougher than titanium’

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36855705

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Are Juiced Balls The New Steroids? | FiveThirtyEight

Maybe it was the 23 first-half homers hit by unknown outfielder Adam Duvall. Maybe it was when Giancarlo Stanton kept making Chris Berman say “back-back-back,” or when Bartolo Colon broke into a 30… Source: Are Juiced Balls The New Steroids? … Continue reading

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A Terrifying Journey Through the World’s Most Dangerous Jungle | Outside Online

The Darién Gap is one of the world’s most dangerous places, a lawless, roadless wilderness on the border of Colombia and Panama, teeming with everything from deadly snakes to drug traffickers to antigovernment guerrillas. These days the region is also … Continue reading

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With CuriosityStream, Discovery Channel founder seeks online success – LA Times

The founder of the Discovery Channel , an early cable-TV hit, is turning to online streaming with a new subscription service called CuriosityStream. Source: With CuriosityStream, Discovery Channel founder seeks online success – LA Times

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How India’s female storytellers fought to be heard

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-36648490

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