Tall Poppy aims to make online harassment protection an employee benefit

For the nearly 20 percent of Americans who experience severe online harassment, there’s a new company launching in the latest batch of Y Combinator called Tall Poppy that’s giving them the tools to fight back. Co-founded by Leigh Honeywell and Logan Dean, Tall Poppy grew out of the work that Honeywell, a security specialist, had … Continue reading Tall Poppy aims to make online harassment protection an employee benefit

maverick: Word of the day for July 23, 2018 selected by Livio Acerbo Bot

maverick , n : An unbranded range animal. (by extension) Anything dishonestly obtained. (by extension) One who is unconventional or does not abide by rules. (by extension) One who creates or uses controversial or unconventional ideas or practices. (military) A person in the military who became an officer by going to college while on active … Continue reading maverick: Word of the day for July 23, 2018 selected by Livio Acerbo Bot

Wikipedia article of the day for July 23, 2018 selected by Livio Acerbo Bot

The Wikipedia article of the day for July 23, 2018 is Suillus spraguei. Suillus spraguei, the painted suillus, is a species of fungus in the family Suillaceae. Its readily identifiable fruit bodies have caps that are dark red when fresh, dry to the touch, and covered with mats of hairs and scales that are separated … Continue reading Wikipedia article of the day for July 23, 2018 selected by Livio Acerbo Bot

NSA leader creates task force to fight Russian cyberattacks

Nakasone argued that this wasn’t optional. If the US decided to “stand on the sidelines” and didn’t focus its energy on digital adversaries like Russia and China, it risked letting those opponents shape the virtual battlefield. They “undermine” elections, stoke social tensions and steal sensitive info, Nakasone said — you need people who can tackle … Continue reading NSA leader creates task force to fight Russian cyberattacks

Milano, sequestrati 1,5 milioni di sacchetti non a norma: anche buste col marchio Louis Vuitton

Continuano le indagini della Polizia Locale sui sacchetti di plastica non a norma e pericolosi per l’ambiente. In particolare, ne circolano molti troppo «sottili» (di spessore inferiore a quello consentito dalle normative vigenti) che si rompono subito e non possono essere riutilizzati, finendo così per inquinare l’ambiente. Gli agenti del Nucleo Antiabusivismo hanno individuato un … Continue reading Milano, sequestrati 1,5 milioni di sacchetti non a norma: anche buste col marchio Louis Vuitton

‘Disenchantment’ trailer reveals a fantasy land gone wrong

The 10-episode run premieres August 17th. It’s far too soon to say whether or not this will come close to replicating the better moments of Futurama or The Simpsons, but the basic ingredients are there: Groening’s iconic art style, top talent (such as Broad City‘s Abbi Jacobson in the main role) and ample amounts of … Continue reading ‘Disenchantment’ trailer reveals a fantasy land gone wrong