Tech & News

  1. Dyson Tree (en.wikipedia.org) discuss
  2. Seattle's 'microtransit' experiment drives people to light rail (crosscut.com) discuss
  3. Speeding Up Our Build Pipelines (engineering.skroutz.gr) discuss
  4. Wasm vs. PNaCl Performance Benchmark (pdftron.com) discuss
  5. Quantum Air buys Bye's electric airplanes (aopa.org) discuss
  6. Kei – A small and expressive dependent language (github.com) discuss
  7. A Trailblazing Plan to Fight California Wildfires (newyorker.com) discuss
  8. Show HN: Firestorm – An ORM for Firestore (github.com) discuss
  9. Show HN: YouTube Decade – The most-viewed videos posted 10 years ago (youtubedecade.netlify.com) discuss
  10. I love my paper dictionary (2017) (austinkleon.com) discuss
  11. The Curse of Playing the Wicked Witch of the West (narratively.com) discuss
  12. Modern Artificial Intelligence for Ancient Games (ludeme.eu) discuss
  13. What Makes a Good Conversation? (abigailsee.com) discuss
  14. Ha-ha wall (en.wikipedia.org) discuss
  15. Researchers speak about life in troubled ancient-DNA lab (nature.com) discuss
  16. What Companies Are For (economist.com) discuss
  17. In plain sight: California illegal pot market booming (apnews.com) discuss
  18. America has no use for hides, so leather prices plunge (latimes.com) discuss
  19. Using Backblaze B2 and Cloudflare Workers for free image hosting (blog.jross.me) discuss
  20. Errudite: Scalable, Reproducible, and Testable Error Analysis (medium.com) discuss
  21. The Path to Dijkstra’s Handwriting (2013) (joshldavis.com) discuss
  22. The lost Doves Press typeface and its revival (2015) (gizmodo.com) discuss
  23. Rabbit Holes: The Secret to Technical Expertise (blog.bityard.net) discuss
  24. Taking History Personally (the-tls.co.uk) discuss
  25. A Look at the Evolution of the Dial Telephone (2004) (arctos.com) discuss
  26. I Took a Pay Cut for a More Meaningful Job (fastcompany.com) discuss
  27. Write your own Excel in F# (2018) (tomasp.net) discuss
  28. From Mac to Linux – the setup I've grown to love (shooting-unicorns.com) discuss
  29. India school-leaving exam: A controversy that cost 23 lives (bbc.co.uk) discuss
  30. Life Is Too Short to RTFM (2014) (academic.oup.com) discuss
  31. Adventure in Prolog Tutorial (2016) (amzi.com) discuss
  32. Douglas Adams was right–knowledge without understanding is meaningless (theguardian.com) discuss
  33. Instagram influencers: Have we stopped believing? (bbc.com) discuss
  34. The Dysfunctional Trillion-Dollar U.S. Fighter-Jet Program (nytimes.com) discuss
  35. What was it like to be an executioner in the Middle Ages? (livescience.com) discuss
  36. Keyringless GnuPG (nullprogram.com) discuss
  37. Racket for E-Commerce (defn.io) discuss
  38. Revisiting Sutton Hoo, Britain’s Mythical Ship Burial (newyorker.com) discuss
  39. Germany in Uproar as Negative Rates Threaten Saving Obsession (bloomberg.com) discuss
  40. Microsoft Academic Knowledge Graph (ma-graph.org) discuss
  41. Association of dairy intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality (thelancet.com) discuss
  42. Banned C standard library functions in Git source code (github.com) discuss
  43. Programming shape using kirigami tessellations (nature.com) discuss
  44. U.S. CBP and Israeli Elbit to Persistently Surveil Native American Reservation (theintercept.com) discuss
  45. Rodney Brooks (technologyreview.com) discuss
  46. Ask HN: What are you learning in 2019? (news.ycombinator.com) discuss
  47. 'I'm Radioactive' (reason.com) discuss
  48. Roof algae: The prehistoric organism that streaks your shingles (2013) (washingtonpost.com) discuss
  49. A Buddhist monk confronts Japan's suicide culture (2013) (newyorker.com) discuss
  50. Show HN: Ji Language – Looking for Feedback (observablehq.com) discuss
  51. Cowrie: a medium-interaction SSH and Telnet honeypot (github.com) discuss
  52. Salsify – A New Architecture for Real-time Internet Video (snr.stanford.edu) discuss
  53. Webmin 1.890 Exploit – What Happened? (webmin.com) discuss
  54. If the Tuition Doesn’t Get You, the Cost of Student Housing Will (bloomberg.com) discuss
  55. Things I Learnt from a Senior Software Engineer (neilkakkar.com) discuss
  56. Android 10: Google Confirms 193 Security Vulnerabilities Need Fixing (forbes.com) discuss
  57. Zen 2 Missives – AMD now delivering efficiencies that are double that of Intel (apollo.backplane.com) discuss
  58. Ask HN: Best Linux Laptop Replacing a Macbook Pro? (news.ycombinator.com) discuss
  59. How the Great Truth Dawned (newcriterion.com) discuss
  60. The phpCE 2019 conference in Dresden has been cancelled and won't be continued (2019.phpce.eu) discuss
  61. Freshermeat – Open-Source Security Software (open-source-security-software.net) discuss
  62. Uranium Contaminates Water Across California's Central Valley (2015) (kqed.org) discuss
  63. To understand the brutality of American capitalism, start on the plantation (nytimes.com) discuss
  64. Chicken Hypnotism (en.wikipedia.org) discuss
  65. How four packets broke CenturyLink's network (theregister.co.uk) discuss
  66. Major book publishers sue Amazon’s Audible over new speech-to-text feature (theverge.com) discuss
  67. QEMU VM Escape (blog.bi0s.in) discuss
  68. The Cherokee want a representative in Congress, taking up a 200-year-old promise (cnn.com) discuss
  69. Ask HN: Best Blogging Platform (news.ycombinator.com) discuss
  70. Woman Finds Yellow Diamond While Watching YouTube Video on How to Find Diamonds (gizmodo.com) discuss
  71. Artist: Unknown – Identifying the artist behind an artwork (2018) (vgdensetsu.tumblr.com) discuss
  72. A Fine Map from Alexander von Humboldt (1851) (longstreet.typepad.com) discuss
  73. Facebook emails show internal concerns being raised about Cambridge Analytica (techcrunch.com) discuss
  74. Spacebook: AGI's near Real-Time satellite viewer (apps.agi.com) discuss
  75. Min Chiu Li (en.wikipedia.org) discuss
  76. How do black holes destroy information and why is that a problem? (backreaction.blogspot.com) discuss
  77. Giant Pumice Raft Floating Towards Australia Could Replenish Great Barrier Reef (tpr.org) discuss
  78. How Facebook Tracks You on Android (2018) [video] (youtube.com) discuss
  79. The A-Z of Programming Languages: Interviews with programming language creators [pdf] (math.bas.bg) discuss
  80. Why don't we try to destroy tropical cyclones by nuking them? (aoml.noaa.gov) discuss
  81. Tesla Model 3 Cost of Ownership Slightly Cheaper Than a Camry (loupventures.com) discuss
  82. Show HN: Base – API for authentication, email sending, images and more (base-api.io) discuss
  83. How to compile a Linux kernel in the 21st century – Opensource.com (opensource.com) discuss
  84. iPaaS – Integration Platform as a Service (altkomsoftware.pl) discuss
  85. Show HN: I made a CRM system you'll enjoy using (wobaka.com) discuss
  86. Should small Rust structs be passed by-copy or by-borrow? (forrestthewoods.com) discuss
  87. Moscow's blockchain voting system cracked a month before election (zdnet.com) discuss
  88. Show HN: Hello (hurtak.cc) discuss
  89. North American versus European distribution systems (2011) (electrical-engineering-portal.com) discuss
  90. Pronouncing Hexadecimal (twitter.com) discuss
  91. Apple Contractors Allegedly Listened to 1,000 Siri Recordings a Day – Each (theverge.com) discuss
  92. Disappearing act: Device vanishes on command after military missions (phys.org) discuss
  93. Key gene identified that could lead to schizophrenia and autism (cardiff.ac.uk) discuss