How cryptography enables online shopping

How cryptography enables online shopping, cloud tech, and the blockchain – What do the Gallic Wars and online shopping have in common? The answer, believe it or not, is cryptography. Cryptography is the cement of the digital world, but it also has a long history that predates the digital era. Most people do not realize that cryptography is a foundational element to our modern society. At it’s heart cryptography is about access to data, and controlling who can see an… http://ow.ly/eHiK50i2Qzu

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Here’s how to pass 12 CompTIA certificat

Here’s how to pass 12 CompTIA certification exams — for less than $3 each – You can round out your skill set with a “greatest hits” package of their top-notch training with the Complete 2018 CompTIA Certification Training Bundle. It’s only $29.50 (an over 90 percent savings) from TNW Deals with coupon code: DIGITALWEEK50. http://ow.ly/i4NU50i2LQt

Designers, don’t be afraid to let robots

Designers, don’t be afraid to let robots design – In 1961, Alan Perlis, an early pioneer in computer science, advocated that computer programming should be a requirement of a liberal arts education. He believed students of creative disciplines should learn programming, not so they could become programmers, but so they could learn more about how to construct and analyze processes — whether building an imaginary world for a video game, designing a brand logo, or telli… http://ow.ly/lyOU50i2Ghf

A Japanese startup has ambitious plans f

A Japanese startup has ambitious plans for on-demand meteor showers – A Tokyo-based startup is hard at work developing a system that would deliver “shooting stars on demand.” According to a report by Japan Times, the world’s first artificial meteor shower could take place over Hiroshima as early as 2020. ALE Co., is reportedly in the final stages of developing two satellites. The first is set to be launched into space in March of next year, while the second would fo… http://ow.ly/eKqT50i2wT0

Trump inauguration kicked off the ‘angri

Trump inauguration kicked off the ‘angriest’ period in Facebook’s history – According to a new study by Pew Research Center, social media users are angrier than they’ve ever been — at least as best as we can tell using emoji. Since the inauguration of one Donald J. Trump, social media users are mashing the angry reaction more than ever. While “Like” remains the most common reaction, and “love” has been the most-used non-default reaction since it was released in late… http://ow.ly/cS7V50i2tgd

Limbo and Inside fill a neglected niche

Limbo and Inside fill a neglected niche in the Switch library – After playing both Inside and Limbo on the Nintendo Switch, I’ve com3 to the realization that the handheld needs more games with less color. Tiny person in a big world Limbo and Inside are the only games thus far made by indie studio Playdead. In both games, you play child-like characters in dystopian worlds devoid of color. There’s no combat or action. All you can do is try to survive attacks and puzzl… http://ow.ly/7U3m50i2qew

Free-to-play games are a breeding ground

Free-to-play games are a breeding ground for money laundering – New reports have surfaced that credit card thieves are laundering their ill-gotten gains in one of the most heretofore-innocuous markets out there: Free-to-play mobile games, such as Clash of Clans, or Marvel Contest of Champions. According to cybersecurity company Kromtech, accounts in popular mobile games have become a surprisingly easy way for thieves to launder stolen credit cards. Researchers found… http://ow.ly/xoMm50i2nQA