Month: October 2018

How to use Import statements in Nodejs?

In the article below, you are going to learn how to setup Babel in a Node project with bare-minimum configuration. I do not always like to try different versions of setting up a Nodejs application. Don’t get me wrong here....

/ October 31, 2018

The Atlantic Daily: Grim

What We’re Following Bad Math: “One of the White House’s most consequential environmental rollbacks may be in self-inflicted legal danger,” writes Robinson Meyer. The administration’s clean-cars rollback plan is riddled with literal miscalculations. Many of the blaring headlines about a...

/ October 31, 2018

“A Hoax Designed to Distract the Nation”: How the Jacob Wohl Saga Explains What’s Deranged About MAGA

The existential dread that typically dominates Twitter was briefly replaced Tuesday by a burst of Schadenfreude at the expense of Jacob Wohl, a 20-year-old MAGA troll whose renown largely derives from his hyperbolic replies to Donald Trump’s tweets (“Defund Latin...

/ October 31, 2018

Khashoggi murder: Turkey gives official details of Saudi writer’s death

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow has the death of Jamal Khashoggi impacted the war in Yemen? Turkey has given its first official statement on how it believes Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed, saying he was...

/ October 31, 2018

PSA: You Need to Know About Travel Delay Protection If You’re Booking Flights

Picture this: It’s right before Thanksgiving, and you’re ever-so-patiently navigating the scene at an airport. People are everywhere—but you expected that. What you didn’t expect, however, was for your flight to be delayed. So you wait it out, pushing stuffing and...

/ October 31, 2018

US midterms 2018: All the latest updates

US voters go to the polls on Tuesday, November 6, to take part in elections that will help define the remaining two years of President Donald Trump's first term in office. All 435 seats in the House of Representatives are...

/ October 31, 2018

So this is what it takes to get Republicans to denounce racism

Representative Steve King AP Far far right wingnut, Republican Congressman Steve King from Iowa, was finally condemned by other Republicans after defending Austria’s Freedom Party, a fascist group founded by a former Nazi SS officer and led by Heinz Christian-Strache,...

/ October 31, 2018

Interview: PROSPECT Directors Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell Talk Sci-Fi Western and Wanting to Keep Things Indie

Gunpowder and Sky's new sci-fi label DUST is releasing their inaugural film, Prospect, into New York and Los Angeles theatres on Friday, November 2, and for Zeek Earl and Christopher Caldwell, this is huge deal. The two young directors have...

/ October 31, 2018

Khashoggi was strangled, dismembered immediately after entering consulate: prosecutor

This service may include material from Agence France-Presse (AFP), APTN, Reuters, AAP, CNN and the BBC World Service which is copyright and cannot be reproduced. AEDT = Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time which is 11 hours ahead of GMT (Greenwich...

/ October 31, 2018

These insane dream homes will go under the hammer this Saturday

The house at 62 Keona Rd, McDowall, will go to auction on Saturday. DREAM homes galore will be going under the hammer this weekend. The split-level house at 62 Keona Rd, McDowall, already has seven registered bidders, according to Ray...

/ October 31, 2018

Trump’s birthright citizenship proposal, explained by a law professor

President Donald Trump’s proposal to end birthright citizenship — a policy that guarantees that any child born on US soil has guaranteed American citizenship regardless of the status of their parents — would deny citizenship to children born to undocumented...

/ October 31, 2018

Indian Official Suggests Ban on ‘Private Crypto’ Prior to Supreme Court Decision

India's secretary of Economic Affairs has recommended that the country’s Ministry of Finance to impose a ban on “private cryptocurrencies,” according to a report published by the Indian government press center Oct. 31. The Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC),...

/ October 31, 2018

Pierre Bergé’s Foundation Withdraws a Mysterious Painting the Fashion Mogul Once Attributed to Manet From Its Sale at Sotheby’s

The late French collector Pierre Bergé used to tell people that Edouard Manet had painted the 19-century canvas of a young boy with a dog, though it wasn’t formally authenticated as such. Now, it has been abruptly pulled from the “Pierre Bergé: From One...

/ October 31, 2018

Binance Freezes Funds With Suspected Money Laundering Links From Controversial Exchange WEX

Troubled cryptocurrency exchange WEX.nz has seen its funds frozen by fellow exchange Binance after users claimed the exchange was involved in money laundering, CEO Changpeng Zhao confirmed on social media Oct. 29. In response to an alert by an online...

/ October 31, 2018

Planting Bitcoin Part Four: Gardening

Dan Held is the founder of crypto portfolio service Picks & Shovels. He previously founded data service ZeroBlock, which sold to Blockchain, and served as VP of product at ChangeTip.  This exclusive opinion piece is part of CoinDesk's "Bitcoin at...

/ October 31, 2018

How the Apple Watch changed the world

In 2015 Switzerland was fucked. This blunt belief, grunted out by Apple’s Jony Ive and repeated by the media as a death knell for the watch industry, seemed to define a sad truth: that the Swiss watch was dead and...

/ October 31, 2018

Blue Wave Activists Work to Wash Away Trump’s Red Wall

As the clock ticks down on the midterm elections, grassroots activists throughout the United States are finding new ways to make a difference. Reports of stripped voter rolls, flippable electronic voting machines and other ways to steal the election have...

/ October 31, 2018

Tech employees are much more liberal than their employers — at least as far as the candidates they support

Tech employees tend to be predominantly liberal when it comes to politics; their corporate employers are much more middle-of-the-road. Those are among the findings from an examination of political contributions during this election cycle, using data from Open Secrets, a...

/ October 31, 2018