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Thu, 30 Nov 2017

Why Do You Need to Learn Javascript? | ProgrammableWeb

Why Do You Need to Learn Javascript? | ProgrammableWeb https://www.programmableweb.com/news/why-do-you-need-to-learn-javascript/analysis/2017/11/14

Fix for Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.1 root bug - Apple Support

Fix for Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.1 root bug - Apple Support https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208315

Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Ink! Coffee's gentrification sign sparks backlash, calls for boycott in Denver

Ink! Coffee's gentrification sign sparks backlash, calls for boycott in Denver http://www.denverpost.com/2017/11/22/ink-coffee-gentrification-joke-denver/

How I dumped cable, saved money and lived to watch plenty of TV - Chicago Tribune

How I dumped cable, saved money and lived to watch plenty of TV - Chicago Tribune http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-perspec-cable-dumping-netflix-showtime-hbo-streaming-amazon-1129-story.html

81-year-old celebrates 60th year at JPL, becomes longest-serving woman in NASA

81-year-old celebrates 60th year at JPL, becomes longest-serving woman in NASA http://www.pasadenanow.com/main/sue-finley-celebrates-her-60-year-anniversary-at-jet-propulsion-laboratory/

Colorado colleges overflowing with huge wave of computer science students – The Denver Post

Colorado colleges overflowing with huge wave of computer science students – The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/2017/11/28/colorado-colleges-overflowing-computer-science-students/

Welcome back, sneakernet: Why net neutrality repeal will drive us to the edge | ZDNet

Welcome back, sneakernet: Why net neutrality repeal will drive us to the edge | ZDNet http://www.zdnet.com/article/welcome-back-sneaker-net-why-neutrality-repeal-will-drive-us-to-the-edge/

HP quietly installs system-slowing spyware on its PCs

HP quietly installs system-slowing spyware on its PCs (Engadget). https://www.engadget.com/2017/11/28/hp-quietly-installs-system-slowing-spyware-on-its-pcs/ Note: The HP Touchpoint Analytics software was installed on my laptop on Nov. 17, 2017.

Tue, 28 Nov 2017

A super-fast history of supercomputers: CDC 6600 to today -- HPE.com

A super-fast history of supercomputers: CDC 6600 to today -- HPE.com https://www.hpe.com/us/en/insights/articles/a-super-fast-history-of-supercomputers-from-the-cdc-6600-to-the-sunway-taihulight-1711.html

Remembering obsolete technologies makes us feel good

Remembering obsolete technologies makes us feel good https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/11/the-secret-knowledge-of-obsolescence/546902/