SplashID Pro 1-Year Subscription: $9.99

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SplashID Pro on Mobile Devices

We have a deal on a one year subscription to SplashID Pro, a password management service. You can choose to sync your passwords, or not to sync you r passwords, and it’s accessible macOS, iOS, Android, Windows, BlackBerry, and even Windows Phone. One year is $9.99 through us.

PSA: Opera VPN Shutting Down

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Sad Olaf from Opera VPN

Opera launched its own VPN service called Opera VPN a couple years ago with the promise it would be free for life. Turns out “life” meant about two years because Opera VPN is shutting down at the end of April.

TMO Background Mode Interview with Gravitational Wave Astrophysicist Dr. Chiara Mingarelli

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Dr. Chiara Mingarelli

Dr. Chiara Mingarelli is an astrophysicist currently working at the Flatiron Institute’s Center for Computational Astrophysics where she’s a Flatiron Fellow. Chiara received her Ph.D. from the University of Birmingham (UK) in 2014, and her specialty is the study of gravitational waves: ripples in spacetime born of a cataclysmic collision of distant, super-massive objects. She’s been a Marie Curie International Fellow at Cal Tech and has worked at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy. We chatted about her early years, how she was inspired by the night skies of her hometown in Canada and her early years studying mathematics and physics. There were definitely some challenges in her early career, but her mathematician father nurtured her through. If you’re curious about gravitational waves and Pulsars, this is the show for you.

Endless Refinements and Updates to Autonomous Cars - How Will THAT Work?

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Autonomous car concept

The myriad of different traffic, road, lighting, and weather conditions  presented to autonomous cars will pose endless challenges to automotive software engineers. The complexities are beginning to temper initial optimism and portend a future of continuous updates, according to this Particle Debris linked article at Wired.