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Published: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:56:16 +0900

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Aurora Enthusiasts Discover A Strange New Light In The Sky And Named It Steve

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:34:00 +0900

An anonymous reader quotes the BBC:A group of aurora enthusiasts have found a new type of light in the night sky and named it Steve. Eric Donovan from the University of Calgary in Canada spotted the feature in photos shared on a Facebook group. He did not recognise it as a catalogued phenomenon and although the group were calling it a proton arc, he knew proton auroras were not visible. Testing showed it appeared to be a hot stream of fast-flowing gas in the higher reaches of the atmosphere. The ...

Palestina: Solidarietà all'ANPI Roma e al suo Presidente

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:30:01 +0900

Le associazioni pro-Palestina rispondono alle calunnie di chi vuole dipingere la loro partecipazione al corteo ANPI del 25 aprile come fonte di disordini e ringraziano il Presidente dell'ANPI Provinciale di Roma per il suo sostegno.

Mosaico di pace: Il timone

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:28:06 +0900

Richard Stallman Interviewed By Bryan Lunduke

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:52:00 +0900

Many Slashdot readers know Bryan Lunduke as the creator of the humorous "Linux Sucks" presentations at the annual Southern California Linux Exposition. He's now also a member of the OpenSUSE project board and an all-around open source guy. (In September, he released every one of his books, videos and comics under a Creative Commons license, while his Patreon page offers a tip jar and premiums for monthly patrons). But now he's also got a new "daily computing/nerd show" on YouTube, and last week ...

ControllArmi: Aumentano ancora le spese militari: la società civile internazionale domanda inversione di rotta

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:33:21 +0900

Diffusi i dati SIPRI per il 2016: la spesa militare mondiale si è attestata sui 1.686 miliardi di dollari, con incremento dello 0,4% annuo in termini reali. La spesa militare e cresciuta in Nordamerica per la prima volta dal 2010 mentre per quanto riguarda l'Europa occidentale si cresce per il secondo anno consecutivo, la Cina continua a far registrare aumenti robusti. In flessione i paesi produttori di petrolio.Come già mostrato dai dati recentemente diffusi dall'Osservatorio Milex anche il SIP ...

Wall Street IT Engineer Hacks Employer To See If He'll Be Fired

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:52:00 +0900

An anonymous reader writes:A Wall Street engineer was arrested for planting credentials-logging malware on his company's servers. According to an FBI affidavit, the engineer used these credentials to log into fellow employees' accounts. The engineer claims he did so only because he heard rumors of an acquisition and wanted to make sure he wouldn't be let go. In reality, the employee did look at archived email inboxes, but he also stole encryption keys needed to access the protected source code o ...

Latina: Nica Act 2017, Trump e l?America Latina

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:15:21 +0900

Nuova offensiva contro il Nicaragua

Ask Slashdot: Do You Like Functional Programming?

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:52:00 +0900

An anonymous reader writes:Functional programming seems to be all the rage these days. Efforts are being made to highlight its use in Java, JavaScript, C# and elsewhere. Lots of claims are being made about it's virtues that seem relatively easy to prove or disprove such as "Its use will reduce your debugging time." Or "It will clarify your code." My co-workers are resorting to arm-wrestling matches over this style choice. Half of my co-workers have drunk the Kool-Aid and are evangelizing its ben ...

Scientists Consider 'Cloud Brightening' To Preserve Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:44:00 +0900

An anonymous reader quotes MIT Technology Review:A group of Australian marine scientists believe that altering clouds might offer one of the best hopes for saving the Great Barrier Reef. For the last six months, researchers at the Sydney Institute of Marine Science and the University of Sydney School of Geosciences have been meeting regularly to explore the possibility of making low-lying clouds off the northeastern coast of Australia more reflective in order to cool the waters surrounding the w ...

ControllArmi: Come sostenere la Campagna Internazionale sulla Spesa Militare (GCOMS)

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:16:12 +0900

Istruzioni per la mobilitazione in occasione delle Giornate Mondiali sulle Spese Militari (GDAMS) 2017, che si celebrano dal 18 al 28 aprile