Why Are ‘Supply Chain Attacks’ on Open Source Libraries Getting Worse?

Why Are ‘Supply Chain Attacks’ on Open Source Libraries Getting Worse? (arstechnica.com) Posted by EditorDavid on Saturday August 24, 2019 @10:34AM from the suppy-chain-attacks dept. “A rash of supply chain attacks hitting open source software over the past year shows few signs of abating, following the discovery this week of two separate backdoors slipped into…

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Behind the Rise of China’s Facial-Recognition Giants

Unfamiliar faces aren’t welcome at Beijing public housing projects. To prevent illegal subletting, many have facial-recognition systems that allow entry only to residents and certain delivery staff, according to state news agency Xinhua. Each of the city’s 59 public housing sites is due to have the technology by year’s end.Artificial intelligence startup Megvii mentioned a…

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Seriously step up your spreadsheet game with these Excel courses

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. It’s a skill you’ll probably end up needing. Image: pexels By STACKCOMMERCEMashable Deals2019-09-15 09:00:00 UTC Love them or loathe them, spreadsheets are inescapable in practically every single industry. So, there’s virtually no way to avoid the number-crunching powerhouse…

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How to Build Good Software

Why Bad Software Happens to Good People Bad software is one of the few things in the world you cannot solve with money. Billion dollar airlines have flight search apps that are often inferior to those built by groups of students. Established taxi companies the world over have terrible booking apps despite the threat they…

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