Artist and film-maker Sam Taylor-Johnson, previously known as Sam Taylor-Wood, will direct the film version of the erotic novel 50 Shades of Grey.
Have you ever looked for a tool similar to iftop to Windows? Where you could quickly see where the network bottleneck or even a malware is coming from/to ? We have a wide range of softwares for troubleshooting in Linux ie built-in or not, however when it comes to Windows environment you can mostly find sharewares and only few freewares that really do the job. So, we will be showing in this quick tip an application called Show Traffic which is old (2008) but gold, and can save you from some headaches.
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jfruh writes "We've learned many lessons in the fallout from Edward Snowden's whistleblowing and flight to Hong Kong, but here's an important one: Never make your sysadmin mad. Even if your organization isn't running a secret, civil-rights violating surveillance program, you're probably managing to annoy your admins in a number of more pedestrian ways that might still have blowback for you. Learn to stay on their good side by going along with their reasonable requests and being specific with your complaints."
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Sometimes it’s useful to write a bash script that do something like “Do this job, if it’s still running after XX second kill it”, how to implement this in a normal bash environment ? Nothing simpler: Use the timeout shell command to achieve this. From its info page: timeout runs the given COMMAND and kills it if it is still running after the specified time interval. Let’s see how to use it.
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Banks forced to strengthen
An anonymous reader writes "The LA Times mentions that after visiting well known sites such as ADP, Verizon Wireless, Scottrade, Geico, Equifax, PayPal and Allstate, sensitive data remains in the browser disk cache despite those sites using SSL. This included full credit reports, prescription history, payroll statements, partial SSNs, credit card statements, and canceled checks. Web servers are supposed to send a Cache-Control: no-store header to prevent this, but many of the sites are sending non-standard headers recognized only by Internet Explorer, and others are sending no cache headers at all. While browsers were once cautious about writing content received over SSL to the disk cache, today, most do so by default unless the server specifies otherwise."
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Demonstrations continue around the country
Speedboats and water bikes using Cardigan Bay may be driving its famous dolphins over 100 miles north to quieter waters, experts have warned.
Tennis world number two answers your questions
Adding silver to antibiotics boosts their ability to fight infection, research suggests.
I've always wondered this ever since I heard Bitcoin uses the Baht symbol. Isn't this confusing? Isn't this annoying for Thai people? There have been attempts to replace the symbol with a custom one but without much traction. submitted by -Nii-
The venerable PDP-11 minicomputer is still spry to this day, powering GE nuclear power-plant robots - and will do so for another 37 years. That's right: PDP-11 assembler coders are hard to find, but the nuclear industry is planning on keeping the 16-bit machines ticking over until 2050 – long enough for a couple of generations of programmers to come and go.
Pupils in half of Wales' secondary schools and 40% of primaries have weak numeracy skills with many struggling with basic sums, inspectors find.
A senior police officer has said there is no reason to believe the forthcoming marching season will create difficulties.
I would love to buy ads on Reddit, but want nothing to do with credit cards anymore. If they were to switch, they would be one of the few venues available to me to advertise. So I wonder if we can convince them to change? Has anyone brought this up before? submitted by lowlight
Singapore and Indonesia schedule an emergency meeting after haze in Singapore soars to hazardous levels, breaking all previous records.