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Got a tech question or want to discuss tech? Weekly /r/Technology Tech Support / General Discussion Thread
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Man sues Microsoft seeking new copy of Windows 7 after forced Windows 10 upgrade
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Trump Can’t Save Coal: More Capacity Closed Already in 2018 Than in Obama’s Entire First Term - “Beautiful, clean coal” is not seeing a resurgence, despite what the president claims.
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Samsung unveils world’s largest SSD with whopping 30TB of storage. It’s the most memory ever crammed into a 2.5-inch form factor — enough to store 5,700 full HD movies
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Trump Wants to Cut Funding for Clean Energy Research In Half - Meanwhile, China, India and the European Union aim to double funding for clean energy R&D.
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U.S. Copyright Office considering exemption for abandoned online games
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Bad News: the game researchers hope will 'vaccinate' public against fake news - Aim is for players to build a fake news empire, which researchers hope will expose propaganda tactics
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Facebook appears Russia’s biggest useful idiot in Vladimir Putin’s bold war
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It's past time to end the debate on whether video games trigger real-world violence. There is no evidence to support these claims that violent media and real-world violence are connected.
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Steven Seagal has a cryptocurrency now. It's bad
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Google discloses Microsoft Edge security flaw before a patch is ready. Microsoft probably won’t be happy, again
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Falcon Heavy May Have Drastically Increased The Number Of Asteroids We Can Mine
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Popular Flight Simulator company stealing Chrome passwords for "anti-piracy measures"
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The More Gender Equality, the Fewer Women in STEM A new study explores a strange paradox: In countries that empower women, they are less likely to choose math and science professions.
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Can’t get new lungs? Try refurbished ones instead.
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Deep neural networks are more accurate than humans at detecting sexual orientation from facial images
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After Florida School Shooting, Russian ‘Bot’ Army Pounced
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Swedish ISP now offers 10Gbit/s for under 40$!
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Apple updates all its operating systems to address Indian Telugu crash
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South Korean Cryptocurrency Regulator Found Dead at Home
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AI To Work Together With Humans, Collaboration To Solve Tricky Problems
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Does anyone know a good course/textbook/study guide?
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Flight-sim devs say hidden password-dump tool was used to fight pirates
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Add-on clip turns smartphone into fully operational microscope
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Windows Phone 7 and 8.0 devices will no longer receive push notifications
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When AI Steers Us Astray - A new debugging tool can pinpoint errors that cause neural networks to make mistakes
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Amazon’s Prime Rewards Visa cardholders now get 5% back at Whole Foods if they pay for Prime
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Algorithmic zoning could be the answer to cheaper housing and more equitable cities
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I just realize cellphone and internet service in US are much worse than Vietnam
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Google’s new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes
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Two US grocery chains are on the verge of bankruptcy as Amazon moves in
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Unconventional superconductor may be used to create quantum computers of the future
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Connected Cars Will Run on Your Personal Data - US privacy laws aren’t keeping up.
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Exclusive: Amazon paid $90 million for camera maker's chip technology
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Tim Armstrong: People need to vote on net neutrality
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Why even a moth’s brain is smarter than an AI: A neural network that simulates the way moths recognize odors also shows how they learn so much faster than machines
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Plans drawn up for world's tallest wooden skyscraper
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APT37: Inside the Toolset of an Elite North Korean Hacker Group
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China’s Search Engine Giant Baidu Will Make Driverless Minibus by August 2018, Says Robin Li
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Trump seeks clean energy cuts, $2 billion nuclear spending boost for Energy Dept.
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The CIA secret on the ocean floor
28 widowdogood Bottom line: People who "only" make 100K are screwed. Conclusion: Need best minds to solve housing/commute problems. Idea I like: Land ferry.
37 UnconstitutionalBot The rule of thumb for spending money on housing has always been 33%. Going above it will cut it into your budget for other needs. Less is great, but 33% is the maximum. Also 210k for a median income for software engineers is a lot and they're not hurting in SV. You need to make 90k to live comfortable in SV. Add a spouse and you're in the high 100k range. The issue arises when most people aren't in tech and they make 50-60k on their own and being married brings it up to 90-100k. That's way too little for a high cost of living area. The Bay area has a housing shortage, NIMBY residents and anti-market housing laws. The amount of people is not hte issue. It is those with power and money who refuses to get with the time. This is why there is an "exodus" of residents from the bay area. But these residents are retirees who made out like bandits and were also enforcing the NIMBY laws as well.
17 FlexualHealing Why haven't these cost of living problems lead to an increase in telecommuting? Instead we see things like skyrocketing autoloan debt or insane housing costs. Why is telecommuting always seen as a privilege instead of a cost saving measure for employees? I feel like the short answer is security but I've met a lot of people that will look at you funny for leaving at 4 and connecting remotely after you get home just because you wanted to beat traffic.
24 pdx_rob What a bullshit use of percentages. If you're making $200k, then it's probably okay to spend a higher percentage of your earnings on housing. Most other expense categories are not so hyperinflated in that area.
5 zootam except for that one guy who lives in the truck
7 shotgunlewis San Francisco has a huge housing problem, it’s the first issue that all the new mayoral candidates are running on. Keeping the balance between inviting new young professionals to move in, without forcing out old residents, is tough. Rent control is helpful
4 fkeeal 33% of gross income. It starts to hurt more when you look at net income. It quickly becomes 50%+ of disposable income.
2 Cayvmann Well, let's not blame greedy real estate moguls, and developers for pricing things so high.
3 avidYETI So high paid people need to spend 28-33% of their income to live near their high paying jobs... real groundbreaking stuff here FastCo.
1 sephstorm This has been reported for a while now.