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POTD: Mini Gun For Your Airplane  Brought To You By Dillon Aero

via The Firearm Blog by Nicholas C on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:00:10 GMT

This is how you do a machine gun in the sky. Dillon Aero makes a self contained gun pod that you can mount under the wing of your airplane. It is a minigun for your plane, as long as your plane has a NATO bomb rack. Self-contained system –   Dillon M134D-H Minigun –   […]

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Rape Victim Commits Suicide After Being Bullied by Cops Protecting Her Wealthy Attacker

via The Free Thought Project by Rachel Blevins on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:52:13 GMT
suicideA college student committed suicide after she reported her sexual assault to the police and was bullied into silence—all because of her attacker's identity.

Redmonk: How GitLab abandoned the Unix Philosophy

via Hack the Planet, Tumblr Edition on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:24:35 GMT
Redmonk: How GitLab abandoned the Unix Philosophy:

It’s amazing how many people are still talking about the Unix philosophy after it has failed in the market so many times.

StorageReview.com: Toshiba XG5 NVMe SSD Review

via Hack the Planet, Tumblr Edition on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:24:31 GMT
StorageReview.com: Toshiba XG5 NVMe SSD Review:

Faster than the 960 Pro in most mixed workloads.

3 Easy Ways To Get A Summary Of Disk Usage (Directory & Folders Size) In Linux

via Linuxtoday.com on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:00:00 GMT

2daygeek: Print a disk usage summary to get an actual disk usage on your system.

Hackaday Prize Entry: Messing Around With New Vacuum Tubes

via Hackaday by Brian Benchoff on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:30:21 GMT

Vacuum tubes have been around for ages, and for better or worse, they have their advocates for use in amplifiers and preamps. However, tubes are simply inconvenient devices. Even a 12AX7 preamp tube is huge relative to a handful of transistors, tubes require weird voltages, and each and every one of them is a through-hole device that doesn’t lend itself to machine assembly.

This changed recently with the introduction a strange new tube from Japan. Noritake and Korg recently introduced a triode that uses the same packaging as VFD displays. The Korg Nutube is a vacuum tube that operates at …read more

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via Scripting News on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:10:04 GMT
Interesting Politico piece posits that Trump acts as if he's mayor of the United States. If NYC is his model, that mayor is esp powerless, because the governor of the state also has a lot of power over the city. It's approx 1/2 of the population of the state, and probably much more than 1/2 of the money. For example, the MTA, which runs the buses and subway, is run by the state, not the city.

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via Scripting News on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:05:02 GMT
Brent asks if the length in enclosures in RSS-in-JSON is a number or string. That's what the test podcast below is for.

The Things Men Do  Trial Run

via The Burning Platform by Francis Marion on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:01:00 GMT
By Francis Marion of Highcountryblog.com “It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” ― George Mallory I wasn’t a bad kid as a teenager but I was still a teenager. I can remember a few occasions when my shenanigans grayed my mother’s hair a bit more than it should have. It was standard teenage boy stuff. … Continue reading "The Things Men Do – Trial Run"

40mm Caseless Variable-Velocity Grenade Concept from Armor Development Group Shown Off at [NDIA 2017]

via The Firearm Blog by Nathaniel F on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:00:00 GMT

At the 2017 National Defense Industry Association’s (NDIA) annual Armament Systems Forum in April, Mr. Howard Kent of Armor Development Group, and Dr. Jeffery Widder presented a concept for a caseless grenade system which allows the user to aim by changing the muzzle velocity of the round itself. Their grenade design would allow a grenadier […]

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Software Defined Networking (SDN) - Architecture and role of OpenFlow

via Linuxtoday.com on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:00:00 GMT

HowToForge: SDN broadly consists of three layers: Application layer, Control layer, and Infrastructure layer.


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