Distribution Release: NixOS 18.09

NixOS is an independently developed GNU/Linux distribution that aims to improve the state of system configuration management through the Nix package manager. The project has released a new version, NixOS 18.09, which carries the code name “Jellyfish” and will be supported through to April of…

BSD Release: pfSense 2.4.4

Jim Pingle has announced the availability of pfSense 2.4.4. The new release of the pfSense operating system for routers and firewalls is based on FreeBSD 11.2 and offers several new features: “2.4.4 includes a number of significant new features: OS Upgrade – base Operating System…

Distribution Release: Tails 3.9

The Amnesic Incognito Live System (Tails) is a Debian-based live distribution with the goal of providing complete Internet anonymity for the user. The project’s latest version, Tails 3.9, makes it easier to install additional software when the distribution boots. The new version also supports working…

BSD Release: NetBSD 7.2

The NetBSD project develops a lightweight operating system which runs on a wide range of hardware architectures. The project’s latest release in the 7.x series is NetBSD 7.2, which offers USB 3.0 support, enhancements to Linux emulation, support for running on the Raspberry Pi 3…

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 778

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Guix System Distribution 0.15.0 and ReactOS 0.4.9News: Steam supports Windows games running on Linux, Haiku plans first beta, Parabola replaces archive manager, NetBSD 6 reaches end of lifeQuestions and answers: Merging partitions, an alternative to Tails, the differences between…

Cyborgs may be able to ward off the existential threat from artificial intelligence

… ’t playing Hulk – built an artificial intelligence system named ‘Ultron’ to help … to a huge network of artificial neurons that processed data and … , referred to as deep learning, artificial intelligence is advancing to a level … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE…

Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) and AI Self-Driving Cars – AI Trends

By Lance Eliot, the AI Trends Insider I’ve ridden many times on the BART system in San Francisco (that’s the Bay Area Rapid Transit, or BART system, which provides mass transit throughout the Bay Area). Typically, during work transit times in the morning and the…

Europe Expanded the “No Elsevier Deal” Zone & This Could Change Everything | PLOS Blogs Network

      A couple of heavy-duty battering rams have hit the journal subscription system in Europe. And they are so big, this will likely set off a chain reaction that changes the scholarly communication VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Europe Expanded the “No Elsevier Deal”…

BSD Release: OPNsense 18.7

OPNsense is a FreeBSD-based specialist operating system designed for firewalls and routers. The project has released OPNsense 18.7 which introduces better IPv6 support, improved routing, a pluggable backup framework that features an Nextcloud option, and the ability to boot from a ZFS root volume. “These…