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  • Slack engineer figures out way to load messages into a 1995 SNES game
    by Nick Statt on October 21, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    Slack is a relatively simple chat application with a powerfully complex set of capabilities. Case in point: Bertrand Fan’s “Slack on a SNES” project, in which the Slack engineer figured out how to load messages from a custom channel into a 1995 Nintendo game by way of a spoofed satellite transmission. BS-X: The Story of The Town Whose Name Was Stolen was a SNES game that shipped with an accessory called the Satellaview, which was a modem peripheral for the Super Famicom (the Japanese SNES) that allowed it to receive data transmissions much in the way games are now frequently updated over the internet. Back then, however, you had to wait for Nintendo to beam some data to you. Also, the set up looked wildly complicated: ... Continue reading […]

  • The NYPD is pulling thousands of body cameras after one ‘burst into flames’
    by Andrew Liptak on October 21, 2018 at 5:48 pm

    The New York City Police Department has been working for years to test and outfit its entire force with body cameras, with a goal of having one for every officer by next year. That plan appears to have hit a snag: a camera worn by an officer in Staten Island last night began smoking and “burst into flames,” prompting the NYPD to pull them from use while it investigates. According to The Daily Beast, the incident occurred around midnight in Staten Island, and involved a Vievu model LE-5 camera. An official told the publication that “It unexpectedly began to smoke and fell from his shirt to the ground,” where “it then caught fire and was damaged.” In a statement, the NYPD says that it’s been made “aware of a possible product defect,” and... Continue reading […]

  • Trump's Tweets (Once Again) Top This Week's Internet News Roundup
    by Graeme McMillan on October 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Last week, the internet spent a lot of time sorting through the fact and fictions in President Trump's Twitter feed. […]

  • Tesla's New Model 3, Lime's New Scooter, and More This Week in the Future of Cars
    by Alex Davies on October 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Tesla makes yet another non-$35K Model 3, battery swapping somehow comes back, yet more evidence 'semi-autonomous' driving is confusing people, and more car news. […]

  • How to Stream the MLB 2018 World Series Without Cable
    by Pia Ceres on October 21, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    You don’t need cable to watch America’s pastime. […]

Staffing News

  • American Staffing Association Elects 2019 Board of Directors
    by Nick Montgomery on October 18, 2018 at 1:41 pm

    The World Employment Confederation Outlines Policy Recommendations to Reduce Disparity Between Global Supply and Demand, Leading to Better Functioning Labor Markets The post American Staffing Association Elects 2019 Board of Directors appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]

  • Express Employment Professionals Business Executive Is American Staffing Association Volunteer of the Year
    by Nick Montgomery on October 17, 2018 at 2:08 pm

    The World Employment Confederation Outlines Policy Recommendations to Reduce Disparity Between Global Supply and Demand, Leading to Better Functioning Labor Markets The post Express Employment Professionals Business Executive Is American Staffing Association Volunteer of the Year appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]

  • American Staffing Association Inducts Linda Carchidi Into Leadership Hall of Fame
    by Nick Montgomery on October 16, 2018 at 3:46 pm

    The World Employment Confederation Outlines Policy Recommendations to Reduce Disparity Between Global Supply and Demand, Leading to Better Functioning Labor Markets The post American Staffing Association Inducts Linda Carchidi Into Leadership Hall of Fame appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]

  • Express Employment Professionals Earns Safety Standard of Excellence Mark
    by Nick Montgomery on October 11, 2018 at 2:26 pm

    The World Employment Confederation Outlines Policy Recommendations to Reduce Disparity Between Global Supply and Demand, Leading to Better Functioning Labor Markets The post Express Employment Professionals Earns Safety Standard of Excellence Mark appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]

  • New Staffing World Attendee Experience Announced: ASA Cares LIVE
    by Daniel Bronstein on October 9, 2018 at 2:54 pm

    Hands-on Attendee Event Will Integrate Social Responsibility Into Largest Staffing and Recruiting Convention and Expo in the World The American Staffing Association announces the launch of ASA Cares LIVE—an event to incorporate good corporate citizenship into the Staffing World 2018 experience. Attendees will be able to participate in hands-on activities in support of two organizations... The post New Staffing World Attendee Experience Announced: ASA Cares LIVE appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]