automation

  1. Cerulean

    How to scriptably uninstall patches for Windows 10?

    First: you can no longer use wusa.exe to uninstall patches silently since Windows 8/Server 2016, so this is out of the question. You. Just. Can't. Do. It! Thanks Microsoft (for ingeniously deciding that parameters /quiet and /kb:kb123456 are illegal to use together). Sometimes wusa.exe will be...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Engineers Automate Software Exploitation and Patching

    IEEE Spectrum reports that engineers from Carnegie Mellon University won a DARPA challenge to develop a machine that finds, and fixes, software exploits in bytecode all by itself. "Mayhem," as they call it, reportedly found over 14,000 unique vulnerabilities within the entire Debian Linux...
  3. cageymaru

    The Small Farm of the Future Will Rely on Automation and Robotics

    A multi-million dollar investment into a farm in Pennsylvania is the the test bed for future technological breakthroughs in small, family farming according to the NY Times. 150 cows at the 175 acre Rivendale Farms wear FitBit-like trackers that monitor their caloric intake, movement, and chewing...
  4. cageymaru

    Robots Replace Waiters at the 'Robot.He' Restaurant in Shanghai

    Robots have completely replaced waiters at a high tech seafood restaurant in Shanghai. 'Robot.He' is owned by Alibaba and features ordering by smartphone. After ordering, it is a simple matter to just wait for your food to arrive by robot. The restaurant manager says, "the efficiency of robot...
  5. cageymaru

    Fortune 500 Corporations Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Interview Job Candidates

    The Wall Street Journal has a video article from the Moving Upstream series where the use of artificial intelligence (A.I.) in the hiring process is discussed. Almost all Fortune 500 companies use some form of automation in the hiring process. By quantifying human behavior with software...
  6. cageymaru

    Micron Technology Expands Virginia Footprint with New Plant

    Micron has decided to expand its facilities in Manassas, Virginia with a new plant that is dedicated to creating high speed memory for autonomous vehicles. The current plant in Virginia employs 1,200 engineers and technicians while the new plant is expected to be staffed by another 1,100...
  7. A

    jj`s precious guardian skips the DNS flush, GPU reset, and Overdrive

    Hi everyone, i got stuck again.... Here`s my config : Asrock 110HS Pro BTC mobo 2600 w Dual HP Server Grade PSU 1TB HDD (i know, not a ssd, i had one laying around) 8 GB Ram DDR4 Windows 10 64 bit + 3 (only 2 mounted for testing for now)Sapphire vega 56 nitro+ after failing to flash them...
  8. DooKey

    Robots are Coming for Our Jobs

    According to a report by McKinsey & Company, robots (WARNING auto play video) may take upwards of 800 million jobs from human workers by 2030. Some of the jobs hardest hit are going to be machine operators, fast-food workers, and back-office employees. However, all is not lost because there...
  9. K

    What Tool for Automation?

    I am looking for something like Puppet or Chef that can be used for automation. It needs to be agentless, and preferably free or at least not very expensive. I would like it to at least work with Windows and VMware, but support for Linux and network devices would also be nice. I was considering...
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