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. Fourteen years after launching 1Password takes $200M (techcrunch.com) discuss
  11. In Its First Funding in 14 Years, 1Password Raises $200M Series A (news.crunchbase.com) discuss
  12. Mist Showers: Sustainable Decadence? (lowtechmagazine.com) discuss
  13. So the internet didn’t turn out the way we hoped (nytimes.com) discuss
  14. GCC 7.5 (gcc.gnu.org) discuss
  15. We're Surrounded by Billions of Internet-Connected Devices. Can We Trust Them? (newsweek.com) discuss
  16. The importance of decentralisation (ungleich.ch) discuss
  17. Why tyranny could be the inevitable outcome of democracy (theconversation.com) discuss
  18. Forcing vegan diet upon kids can lead to jail time in Belgium (qz.com) discuss
  19. Mysteries behind interstellar buckyballs finally answered (phys.org) discuss
  20. Dear Devs, please stop using Medium for your contents (news.ycombinator.com) discuss
  21. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism [video] (iai.tv) discuss
  22. GNU Assembler Patches For Optimizing The Intel Jump Conditional Code Erratum (twitter.com) discuss
  23. Drop Table “Companies”;-- LTD (beta.companieshouse.gov.uk) discuss
  24. Advantages of Peer Learning (blog.hyperlog.club) discuss
  25. Defending the rights of protesters using ProtonMail (protonmail.com) discuss
  26. Teaching a neural network to use a calculator (reiinakano.com) discuss
  27. Show HN: Bamboolib – A GUI for Pandas (Python Data Science) (bamboolib.com) discuss
  28. GitHub faces more resignations in light of ICE contract (techcrunch.com) discuss
  29. How we built Uber Engineering's highest query-per-second service using Go (2016) (eng.uber.com) discuss
  30. Intel disables Hardware Lock Elision on all current CPUs (git.kernel.org) discuss
  31. Show HN: Remote work statistics (remotehub.io) discuss
  32. The Rise of 'Facadism' in London (bbc.com) discuss
  33. Trashing Teens (2007) (psychologytoday.com) discuss
  34. Pocket Popcorn Computer: Linux in Your Pocket (pocket.popcorncomputer.com) discuss
  35. Moto Razr 2019: A foldable smartphone with no display crease (arstechnica.com) discuss
  36. Iris (YC S16) is hiring a C++ engineer – AI for autonomous industrial drones (irisonboard.com) discuss
  37. Viewpoint Toward a Computer for Visual Thinkers (1988) (scottkim.com.previewc40.carrierzone.com) discuss
  38. A Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson's (spiegel.de) discuss
  39. Riches from Rags (bloomberg.com) discuss
  40. Three Mysterious Philanthropists Fund Fourth-Largest U.S. Charity (2014) (bloomberg.com) discuss
  41. On Chaucer: ‘Kek kek kokkow quek quek’ (lrb.co.uk) discuss
  42. Explaining 4K 60Hz Video Through USB-C Hub (bigmessowires.com) discuss
  43. The New York Times’ Obsession with Trump, Quantified (cjr.org) discuss
  44. ‘Invisible barcodes’ could improve sorting of recycling [video] (bbc.com) discuss
  45. Truckers sue California, say new gig economy law would kill 70k jobs (foxbusiness.com) discuss
  46. Flight 1080 (1978) [pdf] (tristar500.net) discuss
  47. Show HN: Vy – a powerful but retro and minimalist IDE (github.com) discuss
  48. Coinbase (YC S12) Is Hiring iOS, Android, and React Native Engineers in SF (news.ycombinator.com) discuss
  49. Turning the mathematics of vector calculus into simple pictures (technologyreview.com) discuss
  50. How Fritzing is killing itself (bowero.nl) discuss
  51. John Carmack: I’m going to work on artificial general intelligence (facebook.com) discuss
  52. Taking on a New Challenge (facebook.com) discuss
  53. Disney, IP, and “Returns to Marginal Affinity” (matthewball.vc) discuss
  54. Microsoft Comic Chat (en.wikipedia.org) discuss
  55. The Road to Brave 1.0 (brave.com) discuss
  56. Big Oil’s Favorite Toy: Supercomputers (2018) (wsj.com) discuss
  57. New Graphcore IPU Benchmarks (graphcore.ai) discuss
  58. Docker, Inc Is Dead (2017) (chrisshort.net) discuss
  59. Tracking smartphones is helping TfL update it’s Journey Planner (ianvisits.co.uk) discuss
  60. Extinction Rebellion Sends a Sinking Home Along the River Thames (hyperallergic.com) discuss
  61. AWS Data Exchange (aws.amazon.com) discuss
  62. Dynamicland and the Whimsical Digital Object: Analoguing the Digital (cabinetmagazine.org) discuss
  63. We shouldn’t blame ourselves for the Linux desktop’s microscopic market share (valdyas.org) discuss
  64. Latency Comparisons every programmer should know (2012) (gist.github.com) discuss
  65. What people get paid to work in journalism (cjr.org) discuss
  66. A Very Fatal Murder (2018) [audio] (youtube.com) discuss
  67. Logic Programming in C++ (2018) (wordsandbuttons.online) discuss
  68. Loie Fuller and the Serpentine (publicdomainreview.org) discuss
  69. Handel and the Bank of England (bankunderground.co.uk) discuss
  70. We’re Rewarding the Question Askers (stackoverflow.blog) discuss
  71. Where Have All the Fragments Gone? (laphamsquarterly.org) discuss
  72. Two-legged robot mimics human balance while running and jumping (news.mit.edu) discuss
  73. Neutrinos lead to unexpected discovery about eigenvectors and eigenvalues (quantamagazine.org) discuss
  74. Sir Rod Stewart reveals his epic model railway city (bbc.com) discuss
  75. Ask HN: Why do so many startups claim machine learning is their long game? (news.ycombinator.com) discuss
  76. Found: 17th-Century Warships at the Bottom of a Swedish Channel (atlasobscura.com) discuss
  77. A man who got his overweight cat into the passenger cabin of a plane (nytimes.com) discuss
  78. Comparison of California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and GDPR [pdf] (bakerlaw.com) discuss
  79. GitHub Archive Program (archiveprogram.github.com) discuss
  80. All Activities Monitored (thenewatlantis.com) discuss
  81. Uruguay's detective of despair (washingtonexaminer.com) discuss
  82. GitHub for Mobile (github.com) discuss
  83. Show HN: Workouts – Learn by doing real developer projects (real.dev) discuss
  84. Show HN: My Weekend Project, AutoSSL (autossl.co) discuss
  85. Private Equity company acquires .org registry (domainnamewire.com) discuss
  86. Go.dev: a new hub for Go developers (blog.golang.org) discuss
  87. We Can Choose an Internet Without Surveillance (blog.torproject.org) discuss
  88. ReadMe (YC W15) is hiring – Help us make APIs easy to use (readme.io) discuss
  89. Mirantis acquires Docker Enterprise and Docker raises $35M (techcrunch.com) discuss
  90. Oslo's Plan to Decarbonize Its Port (citylab.com) discuss
  91. A.I. Systems Echo Biases They’re Fed, Putting Scientists on Guard (oodaloop.com) discuss
  92. AI Clones Your Voice After Listening for 5 Seconds (2018) (google.github.io) discuss
  93. Venice Battles Flooding Amid Highest Tide in 50 Years (nytimes.com) discuss
  94. FPGAs that speak your language (cerncourier.com) discuss
  95. Google App Engine (GAE) will no longer have a standard free tier (techtudor.blogspot.com) discuss
  96. Brave launches 1.0 (brave.com) discuss
  97. MacBook Pro 16" First Impressions (techcrunch.com) discuss
  98. Nature’s survey of 6k grad students reveals the turbulence of doctoral research (nature.com) discuss
  99. Nike won’t sell directly to Amazon anymore (cnbc.com) discuss
  100. Helm (the Kubernetes package manager) 3.0.0 has been released (helm.sh) discuss
  101. The NYPD kept an illegal database of juvenile fingerprints for years (theintercept.com) discuss
  102. 16-inch MacBook Pro (apple.com) discuss
  103. The 16-Inch MacBook Pro (marco.org) discuss
  104. How internet ads work (michelenasti.com) discuss
  105. Jerry (YC S17) Is Hiring Senior Software Developers (Toronto) (apply.workable.com) discuss
  106. Google plans to partner with banks to offer checking accounts (wsj.com) discuss
  107. Diamonds Keep Getting Cheaper (bloomberg.com) discuss
  108. Show HN: Testing HN titles against a neural network (github.com) discuss
  109. Book Review: The Body Keeps the Score (slatestarcodex.com) discuss
  110. Developing open-source FPGA tools (twitter.com) discuss
  111. OpenSwiftUI – An Open Source Re-Implementation of SwiftUI (github.com) discuss
  112. OpenBSD: Why and How (2016) (sivers.org) discuss
  113. More Intel speculative execution vulnerabilities (mdsattacks.com) discuss
  114. Differentiable Programming Manifesto (github.com) discuss
  115. New 5G flaws can track phone locations and spoof emergency alerts (techcrunch.com) discuss
  116. Cooperative Threading (byuu.net) discuss
  117. The Future Is Not Retro (pedestrianobservations.com) discuss
  118. Heat Death: Venture Capital in the 1980s (2015) (reactionwheel.net) discuss
  119. Mourning the End of Paper Maps (theguardian.com) discuss
  120. Weird Number (en.wikipedia.org) discuss
  121. Court: Suspicionless Searches of Travelers’ Phones and Laptops Unconstitutional (aclu.org) discuss
  122. Italian aerospace group Leonardo invests in solar-powered drones (reuters.com) discuss
  123. AI in medicine will help doctors, not replace them (blogs.scientificamerican.com) discuss
  124. Using Python to generate JavaScript for creating interactive website tours (github.com) discuss
  125. How VCs Make Money (vcstarterkit.substack.com) discuss
  126. Can the long-lost abalone make a comeback in California? (latimes.com) discuss
  127. Scientists find eternal Nile to be more ancient than previously thought (phys.org) discuss
  128. The Sad End of Intel Desktop Boards (os2museum.com) discuss
  129. Don’t Take Their Word for It: The Misclassification of Bond Mutual Funds (papers.ssrn.com) discuss
  130. APLcart – Find Your Way in APL (aplcart.info) discuss
  131. Bar Chart Race, Explained (observablehq.com) discuss
  132. Scientists further refine how quickly the universe is expanding (phys.org) discuss