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The Aspiring Nerd - Issue #7

Governments keep ruining our freedom and rights, hackers are getting even smarter and we still have a

The Aspiring Nerd

May 5 · Issue #7 · View online
(Mostly) weekly curated articles at the crossroads of web marketing, development and technology.

Governments keep ruining our freedom and rights, hackers are getting even smarter and we still have a lot to learn about artificial intelligence. 

Around the web
🔒 Turkey blocks Wikipedia under law designed to protect national security
🔑 FBI director Comey backs new Feinstein push for decrypt bill
🕶 NSA Backs Down on Major Surveillance Program That Captured Americans’ Communications Without a Warrant
📰 Why the Odds Are Stacked Against the Jimmy Wales Journalism Project
📈 The global state of digital advertising in 5 charts
👩🏼‍🚀 WIRED Next List 2017: 20 Tech Visionaries Who Are Creating the Future of Business
😶 I'm an ex-Facebook exec: don't believe what they tell you about ads
🙅 Facebook rejects female engineers’ code more often
💳 There Is a Fake IDGod, and He Lives in China
📱Thieves drain 2fa-protected bank accounts by abusing SS7 routing protocol
💸 Meet the Hackers Holding Netflix to Ransom
🗿 The Myth of a Superhuman AI
🇰🇵 All That Glitters Is Not Gold: A Closer Look at North Korea’s Ullim Tablet
🤖 IoT Security Anti-Patterns
🐯 How to autoencode your Pokémon
🤓 How to build a recommendation engine using Apache’s Prediction IO Machine Learning Server
📱Facebook’s fastText library is now optimized for mobile
Web development / Web design
🎂 SQL is 43 years old - here’s 8 reasons we still use it today
👮🏻The alarming state of secure coding neglect
🗯 A step-by-step guide to making pure-CSS tooltips
🚛 Why and How to Use Docker for Development – Travis on Docker
📊 How to prevent your analytics data from being blocked by ad blockers
📉 A Better Way to Code – Mike Bostock
📚 JavaScript Arrays and Objects Are Just Like Books and Newspapers
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