Tech & News

  1. Scientists further refine how quickly the universe is expanding (phys.org) discuss
  2. Bar Chart Race, Explained (observablehq.com) discuss
  3. APLcart – Find Your Way in APL (aplcart.info) discuss
  4. Don’t Take Their Word for It: The Misclassification of Bond Mutual Funds (papers.ssrn.com) discuss
  5. Using Python to generate JavaScript for creating interactive website tours (github.com) discuss
  6. AI in medicine will help doctors, not replace them (blogs.scientificamerican.com) discuss
  7. Italian aerospace group Leonardo invests in solar-powered drones (reuters.com) discuss
  8. Court: Suspicionless Searches of Travelers’ Phones and Laptops Unconstitutional (aclu.org) discuss
  9. Mourning the End of Paper Maps (theguardian.com) discuss
  10. Heat Death: Venture Capital in the 1980s (2015) (reactionwheel.net) discuss
  11. OpenSwiftUI – An Open Source Re-Implementation of SwiftUI (github.com) discuss
  12. Developing open-source FPGA tools (twitter.com) discuss
  13. Show HN: Testing HN titles against a neural network (github.com) discuss
  14. 16-inch MacBook Pro (apple.com) discuss
  15. Nike won’t sell directly to Amazon anymore (cnbc.com) discuss
  16. Nature’s survey of 6k grad students reveals the turbulence of doctoral research (nature.com) discuss
  17. Brave launches 1.0 (brave.com) discuss
  18. AI Clones Your Voice After Listening for 5 Seconds (2018) (google.github.io) discuss
  19. A.I. Systems Echo Biases They’re Fed, Putting Scientists on Guard (oodaloop.com) discuss
  20. Mirantis acquires Docker Enterprise and Docker raises $35M (techcrunch.com) discuss
  21. Private Equity company acquires .org registry (domainnamewire.com) discuss
  22. Show HN: Workouts – Learn by doing real developer projects (real.dev) discuss
  23. GitHub for Mobile (github.com) discuss
  24. All Activities Monitored (thenewatlantis.com) discuss
  25. GitHub Archive Program (archiveprogram.github.com) discuss
  26. Comparison of California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and GDPR [pdf] (bakerlaw.com) discuss
  27. A man who got his overweight cat into the passenger cabin of a plane (nytimes.com) discuss
  28. Found: 17th-Century Warships at the Bottom of a Swedish Channel (atlasobscura.com) discuss
  29. Ask HN: Why do so many startups claim machine learning is their long game? (news.ycombinator.com) discuss
  30. Sir Rod Stewart reveals his epic model railway city (bbc.com) discuss
  31. Neutrinos lead to unexpected discovery about eigenvectors and eigenvalues (quantamagazine.org) discuss
  32. Two-legged robot mimics human balance while running and jumping (news.mit.edu) discuss
  33. Where Have All the Fragments Gone? (laphamsquarterly.org) discuss
  34. We’re Rewarding the Question Askers (stackoverflow.blog) discuss
  35. Handel and the Bank of England (bankunderground.co.uk) discuss
  36. Loie Fuller and the Serpentine (publicdomainreview.org) discuss
  37. Logic Programming in C++ (2018) (wordsandbuttons.online) discuss
  38. What people get paid to work in journalism (cjr.org) discuss
  39. Latency Comparisons every programmer should know (2012) (gist.github.com) discuss
  40. We shouldn’t blame ourselves for the Linux desktop’s microscopic market share (valdyas.org) discuss
  41. Dynamicland and the Whimsical Digital Object: Analoguing the Digital (cabinetmagazine.org) discuss
  42. AWS Data Exchange (aws.amazon.com) discuss
  43. Big Oil’s Favorite Toy: Supercomputers (2018) (wsj.com) discuss
  44. The Road to Brave 1.0 (brave.com) discuss
  45. Microsoft Comic Chat (en.wikipedia.org) discuss
  46. Disney, IP, and “Returns to Marginal Affinity” (matthewball.vc) discuss
  47. John Carmack: I’m going to work on artificial general intelligence (facebook.com) discuss
  48. How Fritzing is killing itself (bowero.nl) discuss
  49. Turning the mathematics of vector calculus into simple pictures (technologyreview.com) discuss
  50. Coinbase (YC S12) Is Hiring iOS, Android, and React Native Engineers in SF (news.ycombinator.com) discuss
  51. Show HN: Vy – a powerful but retro and minimalist IDE (github.com) discuss
  52. Flight 1080 (1978) [pdf] (tristar500.net) discuss
  53. Truckers sue California, say new gig economy law would kill 70k jobs (foxbusiness.com) discuss
  54. ‘Invisible barcodes’ could improve sorting of recycling [video] (bbc.com) discuss
  55. The New York Times’ Obsession with Trump, Quantified (cjr.org) discuss
  56. Explaining 4K 60Hz Video Through USB-C Hub (bigmessowires.com) discuss
  57. On Chaucer: ‘Kek kek kokkow quek quek’ (lrb.co.uk) discuss
  58. Three Mysterious Philanthropists Fund Fourth-Largest U.S. Charity (2014) (bloomberg.com) discuss
  59. Riches from Rags (bloomberg.com) discuss
  60. A Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson's (spiegel.de) discuss
  61. Viewpoint Toward a Computer for Visual Thinkers (1988) (scottkim.com.previewc40.carrierzone.com) discuss
  62. Iris (YC S16) is hiring a C++ engineer – AI for autonomous industrial drones (irisonboard.com) discuss
  63. Moto Razr 2019: A foldable smartphone with no display crease (arstechnica.com) discuss
  64. Pocket Popcorn Computer: Linux in Your Pocket (pocket.popcorncomputer.com) discuss
  65. Trashing Teens (2007) (psychologytoday.com) discuss
  66. The Rise of 'Facadism' in London (bbc.com) discuss
  67. Show HN: Remote work statistics (remotehub.io) discuss
  68. Intel disables Hardware Lock Elision on all current CPUs (git.kernel.org) discuss
  69. How we built Uber Engineering's highest query-per-second service using Go (2016) (eng.uber.com) discuss
  70. GitHub faces more resignations in light of ICE contract (techcrunch.com) discuss
  71. Show HN: Bamboolib – A GUI for Pandas (Python Data Science) (bamboolib.com) discuss
  72. Teaching a neural network to use a calculator (reiinakano.com) discuss
  73. Defending the rights of protesters using ProtonMail (protonmail.com) discuss
  74. Advantages of Peer Learning (blog.hyperlog.club) discuss
  75. Drop Table “Companies”;-- LTD (beta.companieshouse.gov.uk) discuss
  76. GNU Assembler Patches For Optimizing The Intel Jump Conditional Code Erratum (twitter.com) discuss
  77. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism [video] (iai.tv) discuss
  78. Dear Devs, please stop using Medium for your contents (news.ycombinator.com) discuss
  79. Mysteries behind interstellar buckyballs finally answered (phys.org) discuss
  80. Forcing vegan diet upon kids can lead to jail time in Belgium (qz.com) discuss
  81. Why tyranny could be the inevitable outcome of democracy (theconversation.com) discuss
  82. The importance of decentralisation (ungleich.ch) discuss
  83. We're Surrounded by Billions of Internet-Connected Devices. Can We Trust Them? (newsweek.com) discuss
  84. GCC 7.5 (gcc.gnu.org) discuss
  85. So the internet didn’t turn out the way we hoped (nytimes.com) discuss
  86. Mist Showers: Sustainable Decadence? (lowtechmagazine.com) discuss
  87. In Its First Funding in 14 Years, 1Password Raises $200M Series A (news.crunchbase.com) discuss
  88. Fourteen years after launching 1Password takes $200M (techcrunch.com) discuss
  89. AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Review: 16 Cores on 7nm with PCIe 4.0 (anandtech.com) discuss
  90. Cats Cannot Taste Sweets (scientificamerican.com) discuss
  91. Hong Kong Protestors Take over Universities and Financial District (wsj.com) discuss
  92. The Amazon Transparency Program Is a Counterfeiter's Worst Nightmare (forbes.com) discuss
  93. Cityspeak from Blade Runner [pdf] (ric.edu) discuss
  94. Optical Proof of Work (arxiv.org) discuss
  95. Streak (YC S11), CRM for Gmail, Is Hiring in Vancouver (streak.com) discuss
  96. A lattice-based cryptographic library in Go (github.com) discuss
  97. Scammers deepfake CEO’s voice to talk underling into $243,000 transfer (nakedsecurity.sophos.com) discuss