Tech & News

  1. Scammers deepfake CEO’s voice to talk underling into $243,000 transfer (nakedsecurity.sophos.com) discuss
  2. A lattice-based cryptographic library in Go (github.com) discuss
  3. Streak (YC S11), CRM for Gmail, Is Hiring in Vancouver (streak.com) discuss
  4. Optical Proof of Work (arxiv.org) discuss
  5. Cityspeak from Blade Runner [pdf] (ric.edu) discuss
  6. The Amazon Transparency Program Is a Counterfeiter's Worst Nightmare (forbes.com) discuss
  7. Hong Kong Protestors Take over Universities and Financial District (wsj.com) discuss
  8. Cats Cannot Taste Sweets (scientificamerican.com) discuss
  9. AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Review: 16 Cores on 7nm with PCIe 4.0 (anandtech.com) discuss
  10. In Its First Funding in 14 Years, 1Password Raises $200M Series A (news.crunchbase.com) discuss
  11. Mist Showers: Sustainable Decadence? (lowtechmagazine.com) discuss
  12. So the internet didn’t turn out the way we hoped (nytimes.com) discuss
  13. GCC 7.5 (gcc.gnu.org) discuss
  14. We're Surrounded by Billions of Internet-Connected Devices. Can We Trust Them? (newsweek.com) discuss
  15. The importance of decentralisation (ungleich.ch) discuss
  16. Why tyranny could be the inevitable outcome of democracy (theconversation.com) discuss
  17. Forcing vegan diet upon kids can lead to jail time in Belgium (qz.com) discuss
  18. Mysteries behind interstellar buckyballs finally answered (phys.org) discuss
  19. Dear Devs, please stop using Medium for your contents (news.ycombinator.com) discuss
  20. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism [video] (iai.tv) discuss
  21. GNU Assembler Patches For Optimizing The Intel Jump Conditional Code Erratum (twitter.com) discuss
  22. Drop Table “Companies”;-- LTD (beta.companieshouse.gov.uk) discuss
  23. Advantages of Peer Learning (blog.hyperlog.club) discuss
  24. Defending the rights of protesters using ProtonMail (protonmail.com) discuss
  25. Teaching a neural network to use a calculator (reiinakano.com) discuss
  26. Show HN: Bamboolib – A GUI for Pandas (Python Data Science) (bamboolib.com) discuss
  27. GitHub faces more resignations in light of ICE contract (techcrunch.com) discuss
  28. How we built Uber Engineering's highest query-per-second service using Go (2016) (eng.uber.com) discuss
  29. Intel disables Hardware Lock Elision on all current CPUs (git.kernel.org) discuss
  30. Show HN: Remote work statistics (remotehub.io) discuss
  31. The Rise of 'Facadism' in London (bbc.com) discuss
  32. Trashing Teens (2007) (psychologytoday.com) discuss
  33. Pocket Popcorn Computer: Linux in Your Pocket (pocket.popcorncomputer.com) discuss
  34. Moto Razr 2019: A foldable smartphone with no display crease (arstechnica.com) discuss
  35. Iris (YC S16) is hiring a C++ engineer – AI for autonomous industrial drones (irisonboard.com) discuss
  36. Viewpoint Toward a Computer for Visual Thinkers (1988) (scottkim.com.previewc40.carrierzone.com) discuss
  37. A Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson's (spiegel.de) discuss
  38. Three Mysterious Philanthropists Fund Fourth-Largest U.S. Charity (2014) (bloomberg.com) discuss
  39. On Chaucer: ‘Kek kek kokkow quek quek’ (lrb.co.uk) discuss
  40. Explaining 4K 60Hz Video Through USB-C Hub (bigmessowires.com) discuss
  41. Flight 1080 (1978) [pdf] (tristar500.net) discuss
  42. Show HN: Vy – a powerful but retro and minimalist IDE (github.com) discuss
  43. Turning the mathematics of vector calculus into simple pictures (technologyreview.com) discuss
  44. John Carmack: I’m going to work on artificial general intelligence (facebook.com) discuss
  45. Disney, IP, and “Returns to Marginal Affinity” (matthewball.vc) discuss
  46. Microsoft Comic Chat (en.wikipedia.org) discuss
  47. AWS Data Exchange (aws.amazon.com) discuss
  48. What people get paid to work in journalism (cjr.org) discuss
  49. Logic Programming in C++ (2018) (wordsandbuttons.online) discuss
  50. Where Have All the Fragments Gone? (laphamsquarterly.org) discuss
  51. Two-legged robot mimics human balance while running and jumping (news.mit.edu) discuss
  52. Neutrinos lead to unexpected discovery about eigenvectors and eigenvalues (quantamagazine.org) discuss
  53. Sir Rod Stewart reveals his epic model railway city (bbc.com) discuss
  54. A man who got his overweight cat into the passenger cabin of a plane (nytimes.com) discuss
  55. GitHub Archive Program (archiveprogram.github.com) discuss
  56. GitHub for Mobile (github.com) discuss
  57. Show HN: Workouts – Learn by doing real developer projects (real.dev) discuss
  58. Private Equity company acquires .org registry (domainnamewire.com) discuss
  59. AI Clones Your Voice After Listening for 5 Seconds (2018) (google.github.io) discuss
  60. Brave launches 1.0 (brave.com) discuss
  61. Nature’s survey of 6k grad students reveals the turbulence of doctoral research (nature.com) discuss
  62. 16-inch MacBook Pro (apple.com) discuss
  63. Developing open-source FPGA tools (twitter.com) discuss
  64. Mourning the End of Paper Maps (theguardian.com) discuss
  65. Italian aerospace group Leonardo invests in solar-powered drones (reuters.com) discuss
  66. Don’t Take Their Word for It: The Misclassification of Bond Mutual Funds (papers.ssrn.com) discuss
  67. APLcart – Find Your Way in APL (aplcart.info) discuss
  68. Bar Chart Race, Explained (observablehq.com) discuss
  69. Scientists further refine how quickly the universe is expanding (phys.org) discuss