Singapore is now the testing ground for the world's first self-driving taxis

Singapore is now the testing ground for the world's first self-driving taxis
http://yahoonewsdigest-us.tumblr.com/149456229204

Harley Davidson's newest ride

Single-cam Milwaukee-Eight 107 and 114 engines will replace the motorcycle company's twin-cam engine that debuted in 1999

check it out: http://www.autoblog.com/2016/08/23/harley-davidson-milwaukee-eight-vtwin-engine/

References



A Handy Reference List:


Computing



How to reset the root password:


1. Reboot the system.

2. When the boot loader menu appears use the arrow keys to select the distribution install you want to edit. Next press "A".

3. You will be given a grub prompt that looks like the following.
grub append> ro root=LABEL=/

4. Put the word "single" at the end of the grub append prompt and press enter. Note there is a space before the word single.
grub append> ro root=LABEL=/ single

5. The system will boot into single-user mode. At the prompt enter passwd root and enter the new root password.
sh-2.05# passwd root

6. Now reboot the server and you should be able to log back in as root.



  1. byte (B)
  2. kilobyte (KB) - 1000^1
  3. megabyte (MB) - 1000^2
  4. gigabyte (GB) - 1000^3
  5. terabyte (TB) - 1000^4
  6. petabyte (PB) - 1000^5
  7. exabyte  (EB) - 1000^6
  8. zettabyte (ZB) - 1000^7
  9. yottabyte (YB) - 1000^8
it is estimated that all the printed material in the world only takes up about five exabytes.
computing, data, size



About the author
MC Dug-T is developerWorks' Minister of Science, droppin' the XML, Java, and Web services 411 on the public. In his travels, he gets mad props from his peeps worldwide for the stone-cold, stoopid-fresh style sheets he leaves behind. All his mad-phat nollidge will soon be published by O'Reilly and Associates in the Strictly Non-Fiction book XSLT (ISBN 0596000537, pre-order your copy today at amazon.com) which will then start slayin' soft-sellin' suckas at tha local booksella. Discussing the book in a recent dW interview, he boasted, "I'm gonna empty mah dome into one supa-fly tome."
For relaxation, he likes to put his hands up in the air, and in his words, "wave 'em around like I just don't care." When not chillin' with his worldwide XML krew, he maxes at the crib in Raleigh with his wife, cooking teacher CT-ONE, and their six-year-old shortie, Lily the Flayva Princess. You can send him a shout-out at dtidwell@us.ibm.com.




Domain Name Protection, Email Marketing, and IP Addressing



Steps to avoid having email domains blocked:


  1.  Consider using a service like Constant Contact (www.constantcontact.com) to send out your newsletters. This will help you ensure that your emails are sent out safely and that you do not end up getting blocked.
  2.  Refrain from sending large images, attachments or creating messages that are composed solely of an image(s).
  3.  When employing tracking pixels (Web bugs or beacons), clearly state their presence in your public privacy or P3P policies.
  4.  Practice due diligence by being aware of the age of your email lists and refraining from sending to inactive accounts.


To find more information and useful tips on email best practices, go to:




Network address range
Default mask
10.0.0.0 - 10.255.255.255
255.0.0.0
172.16.0.0 - 172.31.255.255
255.240.0.0
192.168.0.0 - 192.168.255.255
255.255.0.0

IP Classes



IP Address Classifications, IP Classes



Network address range
Default mask
10.0.0.0 - 10.255.255.255
255.0.0.0
172.16.0.0 - 172.31.255.255
255.240.0.0
192.168.0.0 - 192.168.255.255
255.255.0.0

IP Subnetting



Kindle



Donald Westlake, James Ellroy, and Dorothy Parker



Alt-Shift-G is the keystroke to take a screenshot on the Kindle2

.kindle, Keystroke, Shortcut, Keyboard



Mac OS X



For the quick thing (like in pre 2000 Pro systems), press 'cmd option esc'. For the full thing (like in 2000 and XP), go to Apps:Utils:Activity Monitor



Command-Shift-3
Take a picture of the screen
Command-Shift-4
Take a picture of the selection
Command-Shift-4, then press Control while selecting
Take a picture of the screen, place in Clipboard
Command-Shift-4, then Spacebar
Take a picture of the selected window
Option-Command-esc
Force Quit
Control-Eject
Restart, Sleep, Shutdown dialog box
Control-Command-Eject
Quit all applications and restart
Option-Command-Eject or
Option-Command-Power
Sleep


. ./.profile
echo $PATH
Mac, OS X, Unix


Google killing app format used only by The 1% • The Register

This one is sort of a yawner as hardly anyone knew about or used this service in the first place.

But, anyway, yeah, they are ending the so-called "Chrome Packaged App"

Banach density | I Can't Believe It's Not Random!

This is a nice site for discovering patterns that exist and that influence reality in ways that cannot be directly seen without the helpful lens of pure mathematics.

China's futuristic 'straddling bus' is actually a thing

They built it. They actually built it.
After years of waiting, what was once a crazy dream has apparently become reality as China's infamous "straddling bus" went on its inaugural test run in Qinhuangdao, Hebei province earlier today.



AI beats top U.S. Air Force tactical air combat experts in combat simulation | KurzweilAI

http://www.kurzweilai.net/ai-beats-top-u-s-air-force-tactical-air-combat-experts-in-combat-simulation?utm_source=KurzweilAI+Weekly+Newsletter&utm_campaign=653e044982-UA-946742-1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_147a5a48c1-653e044982-282148885


Tom

Capsule full of Space Station junk set to burn up over Earth

Capsule full of Space Station junk set to burn up over Earth
http://yahoonewsdigest-intl-extra.tumblr.com/146306220796


Tom

5 Tech Bets Made by Softbank's Nikesh Arora

5 Tech Bets Made by Softbank's Nikesh Arora
http://yahoonewsdigest-intl-extra.tumblr.com/146306220446


Tom

Bitcoin - A Cost-Benefit Analysis | Zero Hedge

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-12-05/bitcoin-cost-benefit-analysis


Tom