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The Aspiring Nerd - Issue #11

Elon Musk quits White House Advisory Councils, US intelligence agencies still stuck at protecting sen

The Aspiring Nerd

June 2 · Issue #11 · View online
(Mostly) weekly curated articles at the crossroads of web marketing, development and technology.

Elon Musk quits White House Advisory Councils, US intelligence agencies still stuck at protecting sensitive data and China’s AI efforts might soon outsmart America. #covfefe

🌍 Around the web
Elon Musk Quits White House Advisory Councils In Wake Of Trump's Decision To Pull Out Of Paris Climate Accord
Wikipedia’s Switch to HTTPS Has Successfully Fought Government Censorship
A Secretive Intelligence Agency, A High-Flying Contractor — And A Big Data Breach
Accused of underpaying women, Google says it's too expensive to get wage data
🤖 Technology
Is China Outsmarting America in A.I.?
The Evolution Of The Bitcoin/Blockchain Narrative
By Frank Schuil
By Frank Schuil
How Your Data is Stored, or, The Laws of the Imaginary Greeks
The best Data Science courses on the internet
The Making of the Weighted Pivot Scatter Plot
Screenshot of Adam Pearce’s rotated scatter plot
Screenshot of Adam Pearce’s rotated scatter plot
⚙️ Web development / Web design
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to d3.js
Building a Slack bot for channel topic detection using word embeddings
The Calculus of Service Availability
Bits and pieces
Very interesting article about edge caching and how Data Science Helps Power Worldwide Delivery of Netflix Content. Don’t miss this guy that has built a programmable 8-bit computer from scratch on breadboards using only simple logic gates!! A motorcycle gang got busted for hacking and stealing over 150 Jeep Wranglers
If you have a hard time understanding how blockchain works, check out this article about exchanging apples for oranges. If you’re familiar with Vue.js, you might be interested in reading this interview with it’s creator, Evan You. In a world where the governments and companies spy on you, trust only yourself and build your own VPN! And finally, see How Alleged Russian Hacker Teamed Up With Florida GOP Operative.
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