Mining firm, eco-activists battle over unique Chile archipelago

The Humboldt archipelago off the northern Pacific coast of Chile is a "natural treasure" and refuge for unique species of fauna, including a particular type of penguin and an otter on the brink of extinction. | Continue reading | 34 minutes ago

'Running out of time': Asia struggles to kick coal addiction

Smokestacks belch noxious fumes into the air from a massive coal-fired power plant on the Indonesian coast, a stark illustration of Asia's addiction to the fossil fuel which is threatening climate targets. | Continue reading | 35 minutes ago

XManager: A framework for managing machine learning experiments

Contribute to deepmind/xmanager development by creating an account on GitHub. | Continue reading | 39 minutes ago

Chili Lime Roasted Pepitas (5 Ingredients!)

Friends, do you ever wonder how restaurants transform seemingly simple salads and bowls into beautiful and complex dishes? Delicious dressings are one | Continue reading | 40 minutes ago

A Map of the Entire Universe (2017)

Pilosa is an open source, distributed bitmap index that dramatically accelerates continuous analysis across multiple, massive data sets. | Continue reading | 44 minutes ago

Show HN: Hybiscus – JSON API for making beautiful PDF reports

Generate beautiful PDF reports using a simple JSON API. | Continue reading | 44 minutes ago

Facebook wants you to believe its AI is working against hate speech

In the middle of the last decade, Facebook decided it needed to build AI to fight hate speech.While the technology did work in some cases, we’ve also seen glaring failures. After the Christchurch shooting, for example, Facebook wasn’t | Continue reading | 45 minutes ago

Mask your email address, Block senders, aggregate newsletters weekly/monthly

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Raycast releases public beta of their extension API, here’s the docs

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Special Venues: Golf Brno Kaskáda

Golf Brno Kaskáda is a golf paradise located only 25 minutes from Brno. The venue offer everything attendees need to relax. | Continue reading | 53 minutes ago

Bacteria can develop strong immunity for protection against viruses

A new study led by a team of bioscientists from Durham University, UK, in collaboration with University of Liverpool, Northumbria University and New England Biolabs, hopes to exploit newly characterized defense systems in bacteria to compare changes to the human genome. | Continue reading | 53 minutes ago

Delicious discoveries: Scientists just described a new onion species from the Himalaya

The genus Allium contains about 1,100 species worldwide, including many staple foods like onion, garlic, scallion, shallot and chives. Even though this group of vegetables has been making appearances at family dinners for centuries, it turns out that it is a long way from running … | Continue reading | 56 minutes ago

Earthshot Prize: Costa Rica wins £1m from Earthshot prize

Two friends growing coral and the country of Costa Rica are among five winners receiving £1m each. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Show HN: We updated our landing page copy using quotes from user interviews

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Daniel Craig crashes Rami Malek and Kenan Thompson's audition to play Prince on 'SNL'

The now-former James Bond actor made a surprise appearance on 'SNL' as *a* prince, not *the* Prince. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Show HN: Search for Winget Packages Easily

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A telecom investment in North Korea went horribly wrong

An Egyptian company that launched North Korea's first 3G cellular network and built it up to 3 million subscribers says it's effectively lost control of the operator despite owning a majority stake. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Loginless – A New Standard for User Identification

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Female thriller writer who won €1m literary prize revealed to be three men

Trio step out from behind pseudonym marketed as ‘Spain’s Elena Ferrante’ to accept €1m prize | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Will Meeting Booking Platforms Ever Be as Automated as Travel Sites?

Meeting booking platforms purport to streamline the RFP and venue sourcing processes, saving hours in the search for venues and back-and-forth with sales staff.  | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Countercheck Unit Tests

Pitfalls with partial unit test assertions | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Why We Love Birkenstock Arizona EVA Sandals

These good-looking sandals are affordable and durable, and they complement almost any warm-weather outfit. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Filecoin Year One in Review

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Ask HN: Why Microsoft reinvents Help file formats many times?

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Facebook to hire 10k in EU to work on metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg is a leading voice on the metaverse - a virtual reality version of the internet. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

The Whisky Thief

Our coffee takes its inspiration from the Valinch, a pipette used for drawing whisky out a cask for sampling, and known colloquially in distilleries as the ‘whisky thief’. Over a month of resting in whisky barrels, the green unroasted coffee slowly absorbs left over heady aromas … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Japan PM says Fukushima wastewater release can't be delayed

TOKYO: Japan's new prime minister on Sunday (Oct 17) said the planned mass disposal of wastewater stored at the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant cannot be delayed, despite concerns from local residents.Speaking at his first visit to the facility since taking office, Fumio … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

b&b als „Sustainable Company“ zertifiziert

Die b&b eventtechnik hat nachhaltiges Wirtschaften unter Beweis gestellt, und wurde nun im September 2021 für die nächsten zwei Jahre durch den fwd: Bundesvereinigung Veranstaltungswirtschaft e. V. (ehemals FAMAB), als „Sustainable Company“ ... | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

U.S. Public Opinion About Nuclear Energy (2020) [pdf]

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Scott Stuber interview: how Netflix beat Hollywood at its own game

Scott Stuber laughs nervously when I ask if he is now the most important man in Hollywood. The head of film at the streaming giant Netflix, which has 209 milli | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

HTTPA: HTTPS Attestable Protocol

Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) protocol has become integral partof the modern internet technology. It is currently the primary protocol forcommercialized web applications. It can provide a fast, secure connection witha certain level of privacy and integrity, and it ha … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

How much should you update on a Covid test result?

This is a writeup of COVID test accuracies that I put together for my owninterest, and shared with friends and housemates to help us reason about COVIDrisk. Some of these friends suggested that I post this to LessWrong. I am not astatistician or an expert in medical research.BACK … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

How Axie Infinity is turning gaming on its head

Players are making thousands of dollars a month battling Pokémon clones. Is this how crypto goes mainstream? | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

How industrial chicken production is breeding the next pandemic

At least eight types of bird flu, all of which can kill humans, are circulating around the world’s factory farms – and they could be worse than Covid-19 | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Type-Safe Parametric Polymorphism

Among the other new proposals for C23 that WG14 received are two brilliant gems by Alex Gilding The constexpr specifierThe void-which-binds: typesafe parametric polymorphism The first is probably w… | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Qubit the dog on the big questions in quantum computing

Qubit the dog, who likes to hang out at Google's Quantum AI campus, waxes philosophical about all things quantum computing. (And treats.) | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Intel CEO wants to compete against Apple

Another goal is getting Apple to make its chips in Intel's factories. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Insect mortality on tropical islands: consequences of urbanisation and tourism

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Turn Your Cloud into Terraform with Terraformer CLI

Terraformer is an open-source CLI tool developed by the team and community at Google Cloud (although, not an offical product). It is has… | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Ask HN: How to Calculate?

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Models and Frameworks to Help Boost Your Productivity

You're busy with too much to do and not enough time. You can keep running faster on that damn treadmill — or you can get smart with these mental models and frameworks to boost your productivity and get your time back.ModelThinkers already has a range of models … | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

The Edit: 4 Schuh-Typen für herbstliche Tage

Irgendwann habe ich angefangen, meine Schuhe in Kategorien einzuteilen. Die Kriterien orientierten sich dabei nicht am Aussehen, sondern vielmehr an der Zeitspanne, die ich sie tragen kann. Da wären etwa meine verlässlichen „20.000 Schritte sind kein Problem“-Exemplare, zu denen … | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

North Vancouver announced it will become the first City heated by Bitcoin Mining

North Vancouver announced Thursday it would become the world's first city to be heated almost entirely by bitcoin mining, an innovative way to tackle climate change by creating valuable cryptocurrency coins and usable thermal energy at the same time. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Trivago should be fined $90m for misleading Australian consumers

Company faces penalty for telling customers it would show cheapest room rates when it actually provided ‘almost the opposite’ | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

The Von Neumann Mind: Constructing Meaning

by Jochen Szangolies Turn your head to the left, and make a conscious inventory of what you’re seeing. In my case, I see a radiator upon which a tin can painted with an image of Santa Claus is perched; above that, a window, whose white frame delimits a slate gray sky and the very … | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

How to use ZooKeeper to lock resources with a Python script

Use ZooKeeper to lock resources with a Python script. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Hacking Is an Addiction (2014)

Offensive work and addiction Why offense is hard to contain ISACA Nordic Conference 2014 Keynote | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

WordPress Tag List (if you tag past 45…)

Coming uo with solutions to WordPress needs often means finding a different tree to bark at. I’m never surprised to discover along the way some dusty niche in the code. For example, in the ta… | Continue reading | 2 hours ago