The Perl Conference on August 9th, 10th, and 11th in Amsterdam

The Perl Conference on August 9th, 10th, and 11th in Amsterdam  
Learning and talking about Perl 5 and 6: that is what the participants of The Perl Conference on August 9th, 10th, and 11th at B.Amsterdam are going to be doing. The annual conference about the programming language, which used to be known as YACP::EU, is coming to the Netherlands this year. Inventor Larry Wall will also be present.

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World Debut of the New Audi A8: Future of the Luxury Class

Today, the new Audi A8 makes its world debut at the Audi Summit in Barcelona. In its fourth generation, the flagship model again provides the benchmark for Vorsprung durch Technik – with a new design language, an innovative touchscreen operating concept and a systematically electrified drive. The Audi A8 is also the first production automobile in the world to have been developed for highly automated driving. From 2018, Audi will gradually be taking piloted driving functions such as parking pilot, garage pilot and traffic jam pilot into production.

World premiere: the pilot-driving Audi A8
The new A8 is the first production automobile to have been developed specially for highly automated driving. The Audi AI traffic jam pilot takes charge of driving in slow-moving traffic at up to 60 km/h (37.3 mph) on freeways and highways where a physical barrier separates the two carriageways. The system is activated using the AI button on the center console.

The traffic jam pilot manages starting, accelerating, steering and braking. The driver no longer needs to monitor the car permanently… Continue reading here

Tickets On Sale for The Postal Museum and Mail Rail

 

Caption: Light at the end of the tunnel as Mail Rail tickets go on sale

Credit: Mail Rail at The Postal Museum

London’s most hotly anticipated heritage attraction, The Postal Museum, has announced that tickets for the museum and Mail Rail ride will be on sale from 10.00 on Thursday 13 July 2017, with an exclusive 24 hour preview sale on Wednesday 12 July 2017 for subscribers to its newsletter.

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Hackers are Targeting Nuclear Facilities

Nuclear facilities have become a top target for cyber attacks according to the Homeland Security Department and F.B.I. Hackers have been attempting to breach the computer networks of companies that operate nuclear power stations and other energy facilities, as well as manufacturing plants in the United States and other countries. In light of these findings, Paul Edon, Director at Tripwire, a leading global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organisations, had this to say:

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Massive WWE Leak Exposes 3 Million Wrestling Fans’ Personal Details

News has broken that a WWE database leak exposed three million users home and email addresses, birth dates, earnings, ethnicity, children’s age ranges, genders, and more. Kromtech security firm’s Bob Dyachenko told Forbes.com that he discovered an unprotected database that was open to anyone in plain text who knew which web address to search.

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