Arduino Pro IDE (alpha preview) with advanced features

https://blog.arduino.cc/2019/10/18/arduino-pro-ide-alpha-preview-with-advanced-features/ Arduino has a new interesting looking IDE coming. Now in Alpha version. The Arduino Pro IDE is a completely new Development Environment for Arduino Programming based on Arduino CLI, Eclipse Theia Open Source IDE and Electron framework. The Arduino Pro IDE promises to bring new features for advanced users whilst retaining continuity with the

Indie Retro News: Internet Archive adds over 2,500 Dos games to play in your Browser!

http://www.indieretronews.com/2019/10/internet-archive-adds-over-2500-dos.html?m=1 “The Archive” has had for years a massive game list from the 1970′s through to the 1990′s from systems such as the CPC, NES, MSX. They are all emulated in JSMAME in web browser. The list contains hundreds of games. Well they’ve just gone one big step further by listing over 2,500 DOS games.

Day of the Programmer – Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Day_of_the_Programmer The Day of the Programmer is an international professional day that is celebrated on the 256th (hexadecimal 100th, or the 28th) day of each year (September 13 during common years and on September 12 in leap years).

New SIM Card Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Phone With SMS

SimJacker is 0-day vulnerability under active attack according to this article: Dubbed “SimJacker,” the vulnerability resides in a particular piece of software, called the S@T Browser (a dynamic SIM toolkit), embedded on most SIM cards. New SIM Card Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Any Phone Just By Sending SMS https://thehackernews.com/2019/09/simjacker-mobile-hacking.html Huge security issue claims need some

Sunsetting Python 2 | Python.org

https://www.python.org/doc/sunset-python-2/ Volunteers who make and take care of the Python programming language have decided that January 1, 2020, will be the day that we sunset Python 2. That means that the people who develop python will not improve it anymore after that day. Even if people find catastrophic security problems in Python 2, or in

Stibitz demonstrates remote computing, September 11, 1940

Interesting historical facts according to https://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/edn-moments/4395946/Stibitz-demonstrates-remote-computing–September-11–1940: George Stibitz of Bell Telephone Laboratories used his Complex Number Calculator (CNC) to demonstrate remote computing for the first time on September 11, 1940. Stibitz was among a handful of engineers across the globe designing machines that involved using relays to implement binary logic at the time. You can

All robots should have googly eyes. Here’s why

https://www.fastcompany.com/90395110/how-googly-eyes-solved-one-of-todays-trickiest-ux-problems As the robots begin to infiltrate human spaces, questions remain for designers and engineers tasked with convincing people to view them as approachable and friendly. The world’s best new library for 2019 located on Helsinki Finland has robots in it. The robots were used to move books and showing customers where the fiction section