Tech & News

  1. Google and Ambient Computing (stratechery.com) discuss
  2. I Asked Thousands of Biologists When Life Begins. The Answer Wasn’t Popular (quillette.com) discuss
  3. The 10k hour rule myth / Hardwork ≠ Success (medium.com) discuss
  4. UK drops plans for online pornography age verification system (theguardian.com) discuss
  5. U.S. carried out secret cyber strike on Iran after Saudi oil attack: officials (reuters.com) discuss
  6. ICE has kept British family with their 3-month-old baby detained for days (washingtonpost.com) discuss
  7. A simple scheduler for running commands on multi-GPU workstations/servers (github.com) discuss
  8. Improving Form Controls in Microsoft Edge and Chromium (blogs.windows.com) discuss
  9. Soli (atap.google.com) discuss
  10. Magic Mushrooms Can Help Smokers Kick the Habit (npr.org) discuss
  11. Make More Land (lesswrong.com) discuss
  12. Glasgow is trying to make urban living less miserable (mosaicscience.com) discuss
  13. Extinction Rebellion Blockade Google HQ (independent.co.uk) discuss
  14. Yahoo Groups to remove all content December 14 (help.yahoo.com) discuss
  15. AndOTP Removed from the Google Play Store Due to Donation Link (github.com) discuss
  16. In 2019, multiple open source companies changed course–is it the right move? (arstechnica.com) discuss
  17. Show HN: Django REST – Typed Views (github.com) discuss
  18. Show HN: Wikipedia articles in AR (with React Native) (takota.net) discuss
  19. The Pioneering Maps of Alexander von Humboldt (smithsonianmag.com) discuss
  20. The A2 motorway no longer divides Maastricht (bicycledutch.wordpress.com) discuss
  21. WireGuard removed from Google Play Store, rectification in progress (lists.zx2c4.com) discuss
  22. Let's Write an LLVM Specializer for Python (dev.stephendiehl.com) discuss
  23. IBM’s Technology Powered the Holocaust (kottke.org) discuss
  24. Kubernetes Networking: Behind the Scenes (itnext.io) discuss
  25. Asynchronous communication: The real reason remote workers are more productive (doist.com) discuss
  26. How the Neutrino’s Tiny Mass Could Help Solve Big Mysteries (quantamagazine.org) discuss
  27. Still Manufacturing Consent: An Interview with Noam Chomsky (fair.org) discuss
  28. A History of Pizza (historytoday.com) discuss
  29. Mispredicted branches can multiply your running times (lemire.me) discuss
  30. Depressed People See the World More Realistically (2017) (vice.com) discuss
  31. I hate Xlib (remlab.net) discuss
  32. “I was told to buy a software or lose my computer: I ignored it” (blog.acolyer.org) discuss
  33. Study in mice explains how brain can turn pain signals up or down (nih.gov) discuss
  34. Show HN: USB PD Stand-Alone Sink Controller (blog.oxplot.com) discuss
  35. The sudden death and eternal life of Solaris (2017) (dtrace.org) discuss
  36. And 'Lo!': How the internet was born (bbc.co.uk) discuss
  37. Beating Decades of Optimized C with 80 Lines of Haskell (chrispenner.ca) discuss
  38. Banning cars on SF’s Market Street, once a radical idea, approved unanimously (sfchronicle.com) discuss
  39. Blizzard Cancels Overwatch Event (bloomberg.com) discuss
  40. What the Hell Was Modernism? (vulture.com) discuss
  41. The Structure of DNA (nature.com) discuss
  42. Mind the Secret Bunker (laphamsquarterly.org) discuss
  43. One Way to Keep the Sidewalk Clear: Remote-Controlled Scooter-Bots (citylab.com) discuss
  44. Interested in improving your relationships? Try Nonviolent Communication (clearerthinking.org) discuss
  45. Show HN: Schema.org with GitHub and scripts: A tool to make all data more useful (ditabase.io) discuss
  46. Twitter says it will restrict retweeting world leaders who break rules (techcrunch.com) discuss
  47. My 2019 Mathematics a to Z: Linear Programming (nebusresearch.wordpress.com) discuss
  48. Ploopy: An Open-Source Trackball (ploopy.co) discuss
  49. Show HN: Policy_sentry, an AWS IAM Least Privilege Policy Generator (github.com) discuss
  50. Show HN: Interactive visual solver for the traveling salesman problem (tspvis.com) discuss
  51. A History of Chop Suey (historytoday.com) discuss
  52. California’s new law bans schools from starting before 8am (qz.com) discuss
  53. Show HN: Assist – Instant terminal sharing from anywhere (assist.app) discuss
  54. OnionShare makes it easy to publish anonymous, uncensorable websites (blog.torproject.org) discuss
  55. Apache Arrow Flight: A Framework for Fast Data Transport (arrow.apache.org) discuss
  56. Ionic React (ionicframework.com) discuss
  57. Dutch family 'waiting for end of time' discovered in basement (bbc.com) discuss
  58. Learning to Simulate (towardsdatascience.com) discuss
  59. OpenVMS: state of the x86 port (vmssoftware.com) discuss
  60. Firefox Privacy How-To Guide (restoreprivacy.com) discuss
  61. How the Neutrino’S Tiny Mass Could Help Solve Big Mysteries (quantamagazine.org) discuss
  62. Amazon’s Consumer Business Turned Off Final Oracle Database (aws.amazon.com) discuss
  63. Meetup.com alternatives (phacks.dev) discuss
  64. I just lost my wallet on the way home from work (twitter.com) discuss
  65. Whales Keep Carbon out of the Atmosphere (2017) (scientificamerican.com) discuss
  66. The Triumphs and Tribulations of Towboats on the Mississippi River (atlasobscura.com) discuss
  67. Perception of musical pitch varies across cultures (cosmosmagazine.com) discuss
  68. The Acid Farmers (mikejay.net) discuss
  69. The Dream of New York's Forgotten Elevated Subway (jalopnik.com) discuss
  70. Voyage Around My Cell (theparisreview.org) discuss