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The Aspiring Nerd - Issue #12

Crypto Tokens will blow your mind, we know when artificial intelligence will replace humans and hacke

The Aspiring Nerd

June 9 · Issue #12 · View online
(Mostly) weekly curated articles at the crossroads of web marketing, development and technology.

Crypto Tokens will blow your mind, we know when artificial intelligence will replace humans and hackers hijacked satellite-based Internet links. 
On a brighter note, Taylor Swift is putting her albums back on all streaming services and we all thank her! 🎉

🌏 Around the web
Top-Secret NSA Report Details Russian Hacking Effort Days Before 2016 Election
Be Careful Celebrating Google’s New Ad Blocker
Algorithms aren’t racist. Your skin is just too dark.
Bitcoin mining companies face shutdown in southwest China
🤖 Technology
Banks Eager For Artificial Intelligence, But Slow To Adopt
Machine learning evolution (infographic)
Source: PwC, 2017.
Experts Predict When Artificial Intelligence Will Exceed Human Performance
Source: MIT Technology Review, 2017
Thoughts on Tokens
Crypto Tokens: A Breakthrough in Open Network Design
An overview of every Data Visualization course on the internet
🔨 Web development / Web design
How to get the most out of the JavaScript console
Dirt Cheap Recurring Payments with Stripe and AWS Lambda
Build a simple Twitter Bot with Node.js in just 38 lines of code
Network Protocols – Programmer's Compendium
🚀 Bits and pieces
Check out how the printers secret tracking dots allowed FBI investigators to track down who printed classified documents that leaked last week. Russian hackers used Britney Spear’s Instagram account to conceal malware in such a clever way! 
If you have a Raspberry Pi, I hope you changed your default password (and updated Samba) because there’s a malware that might use your Pi to mine cryptocurrencies. Also see how highly advanced hackers (ab)used satellites to stay under the radar.
There’s a new Mozilla poll and Americans from both political parties overwhelmingly support Net Neutrality. If you are still reading this, you might want to treat Facebook as the private walled garden that it is.
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