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Marwan Burelle
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NASA's Kepler mission has found a planet roughly the same size as Earth, orbiting the "Goldilocks" or potentially habitable zone near an M-class (small-red) sun, about 500 light years from our system.   I'll be very interested to see if calculations show it likely to be tidal-locked.  In any event, we have a good target for the next generation of planet-studying telescopes.
http://www.newsweek.com/scientists-find-earth-sized-distant-planet-could-support-water-246661
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ROPgadget v5.0 using Capstone framework is out :). ELF, PE and Mach-O on x86, x64, ARM, MIPS, Sparc and PPC. The next version will contain the ROP chain generation via the theorem prover Z3.  http://shell-storm.org/project/ROPgadget/
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We're apparently the only people around who have random videos of our kids doing various things shot with random phones or cameras that don't always get the rotation right. 

Because I just went through several different video players until I found one that allowed me to rotate the video to be right side up.

smplayer for the win.

But that's after trying too many alternatives.

Even VLC, that does pretty much anything and has an overly fancy video geometry thing that allows you to rotate the video by an arbitrary amount gets it completely wrong. Not only does it make it unnecessarily hard to actually do a simple 90° rotation (because obviously you want an analog input thing that makes it possible to rotate by something like 82°, but no obvious way to just fix a vertical video?), but then it keeps the end result within the original aspect ratio box so that the skewed end result is wrongly cropped. I'm sure you can use another setting to edit that aspect ratio too, but after that amount of crazy who cares any more?

And the fact that we must be the only ones to ever encounter this is odd, since google actually finds a lot of people asking for this (usually with the answer being "use ffmpeg to re-encode the whole video correctly", which is one of those answers that are "technically correct, but incredibly stupid").

I'm sure there are plugins for other players, but I would like to congratulate the smplayer developers for just making it easy for people. And it even seems to remember the setting (per video!) so that once you've corrected one video you don't have to correct it over and over again.
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The Ultimate Inverted Selfie

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Kind of creepy… and yet the direction the world is heading: "A restaurant with three Michelin stars is now trying to up its customer service game by Googling its customers before they arrive. One maitre d' performs Internet recon on every guest in the interest of customizing their experiences." Interesting article. And welcome to the future.  

http://arstechnica.com/staff/2014/04/when-the-restaurant-you-googled-googles-you-back/
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You young kids have everything! When I was a kid, our sandboxes were full of sand that stayed one color...SAND! #getoffmylawn #interactivesandbox #gif
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Don’t use casts (I)
I recently reviewed some document on security recommendations where I was baffled by the fact that the code examples were sprinkled with casts all over the place. I had thought that people that are...
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Despicable Social Me-dia. Note: You may share this ONLY if you spot the error in the cartoon. No spoilers.
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Vernor Vinge foresaw this: newly patented technology could potentially allow Google to shrink Google Glass eyewear to the size of a single contact lens. Rather than be controlled by voice, those wearing the contacts would command their device through “a sophisticated system” of “unique blinking patterns.”  I prefer the interface methods I discuss in EXISTENCE.  Blink signaling is going to be very very dorky.  

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/google-may-be-developing-contact-lenses-that-contain-82730529423.html
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    Computer science teacher and engineer, 2006 - present
    Team Leader of System Laboratory Programming Teachers
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After rather classical University studies (DEUG MIAS, Licence info, Maitrise Info, DEA I3), I've done a phd on program analysis for security.

Currently I'm co-leader of LSE a small lab working on systems and computer security. I'm also a programming teacher at EPITA where I teach OCaml/C programming, Algorithm, Java Programming and Parallel Programming.

The LSE lab hosts many security and kernel programming related projects, and I actually leading an experimental project on designing a modern programming language for kernel programming.

Some years ago, I've used to play in a Raw Black Metal band called Olc Sinnsir that has recorded two demo-tapes and full length album (The Throne Of Dead Emotions out on Oaken Shield Records). While I'm not playing for a particular band now, I still have some plans to found a new one oriented over heavy/thrash/progressive influences.
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