After a decade of online identities coming under increasingly centralized control, online anonymity is starting to look like a threatened privilege than a right (John Herrman/New York Times)

After a decade of online identities coming under increasingly centralized control, online anonymity is starting to look like a threatened privilege than a right (John Herrman/New York Times)

John Herrman / New York Times: After a decade of online identities coming under increasingly centralized control, online anonymity is starting to look like a threatened privilege than a right  —  Reconsidering pseudonymity and what it means to “be yourself” online.  —  In early July, when England’s soccer team lost … Source link

This ethical hacking course could give your cybersecurity career a boost

Move up in the profitable field of cybersecurity by improving your ethical hacking skills. Image: Teera Konakan/Moment/Getty Images Cybersecurity experience was recently cited as one of the top three most scarce skills in the U.S., U.K. and several European countries. You can sharpen your ethical hacking skills with The Complete Pentesting & Privilege Escalation Course–while …

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Do engineers prefer to work from home or in the office? One expert explains

Working at home has its advantages, but office collaboration is important, too. Here’s what engineers seem to like best. TechRepublic’s Karen Roby spoke with Mark Kinsella, VP of engineering for Opendoor, a real estate software company, about engineers. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation. Must-read developer content Karen Roby: This is interesting …

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EY’s new blockchain platform could solve a major tax headache

TaxGrid uses a distributed ledger and zero-knowledge proof to share tax information across tax agencies, banks and investors in near real-time. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto EY’s Tax Lab just tested a solution to an international tax problem using blockchain technology and a zero-knowledge proof approach to privacy and security. TaxGrid has the potential to replace a …

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These 15 coding classes teach you how to build websites and mobile apps

These online training courses also cover the fundamentals about programming languages, including Python, Java and JavaScript, as well as machine learning and data science. Image: iStock/RossHelen Software engineer is a tech career with one of the fastest rising salaries. If you’d like to break into this well-paid field, now is your chance to start training …

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AWS is retiring EC2-Classic soon: Here’s what you need to know

Migration tools are available, but most EC2 customers won’t be impacted, said Gartner researcher. Image: Amazon.com Amazon Web Services has announced its plans to shut down its venerable EC2-Classic product, with some users unable to access the service beginning on October 30, 2021.  Originally launched in 2006, Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) used a flat network …

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The best chat software for Linux, macOS and Windows isn’t Slack

Everyone chats. Everyone chats with different apps and services. But which is the best? You might be surprised at the conclusion Jack Wallen draws. Image: Natali _ Mis/Shutterstock Finding the best chat software is a complicated mess. Why? Because everyone and every company uses a different service for team collaboration, messaging and even chatting with …

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New automation platform aims to help DevOps engineers squash tickets forever

Shoreline.io automates fixes that range from one-line commands to remediation loops. Image: Ashalatha/Shutterstock Fix once, automate the solution and then deploy many times. That’s the philosophy behind Shoreline.io, a company that aims to make life easier for site reliability engineers.  Must-read developer content Anurag Gupta, founder and CEO of Shoreline.io, has plenty of experience in …

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