Insect mortality on tropical islands: consequences of urbanisation and tourism

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@www2.idw-online.de | 10 minutes ago

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


@arivictor.medium.com | 11 minutes ago

Ask HN: How to Calculate?

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@news.ycombinator.com | 15 minutes ago

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


@modelthinkers.com | 16 minutes 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


@thisisjanewayne.com | 20 minutes 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


@news.yahoo.com | 27 minutes 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


@theguardian.com | 29 minutes ago

How to use ZooKeeper to lock resources with a Python script

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


@sleeplessbeastie.eu | 34 minutes ago

Hacking Is an Addiction (2014)

Offensive work and addiction Why offense is hard to contain ISACA Nordic Conference 2014 Keynote thomas.dullien@googlemail.com | Continue reading


@docs.google.com | 35 minutes 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


@cogdogblog.com | 35 minutes ago

Modernist Single-Family Three Storey Home in Portland

Ridge House is a modernist single-family three storey home situated in Portland’s Alameda neighborhood on a site with dramatic views | Continue reading


@homeworlddesign.com | 35 minutes ago

Before Pong, There Was Computer Space

Fifty years ago, Computer Space launched the video game industry. Here's why it never took off. | Continue reading


@thereader.mitpress.mit.edu | 37 minutes ago

What every software engineer should know about search

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@scribe.rip | 37 minutes ago

Show HN: Text Photo – create unique typography artworks from any picture

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@textphoto.app | 37 minutes ago

Show HN: Tiny Humans

Tiny Humans is a little interactive sandbox for tiny people, tiny thoughts, and their tiny stories | Continue reading


@tinyhumans.vercel.app | 38 minutes ago

How to think about the unstoppable rise of index funds

They deserve scrutiny, not panic | Continue reading


@economist.com | 45 minutes ago

Turning Safety vs. Profits into a Fair Fight

Heart surgery is a complicated procedure done on unhealthy patients. Occasional bad outcomes are easy to understand.  On the other hand, a bad outcome that was preventable is less acceptable.  Exam… | Continue reading


@robpostonblog.wordpress.com | 48 minutes ago

A man is on the run after allegedly killing two neighbors. Some hope never caugh

The manhunt has gripped millions of Chinese people -- but not because they want to see him arrested. On the contrary, many are openly hoping he is never caught. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 48 minutes ago

SRE Toolkit: Failure Domains

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@epic-heisenberg-527e99.netlify.app | 51 minutes ago

What Managed Kubernetes Service Is Best for SREs?

A comparison of EKS, AKS, GKE, Rancher and OpenShift from an SRE’s perspective. | Continue reading


@rootly.com | 52 minutes ago

Four lessons every company should learn from the back-to-back Facebook outages

These outages are a wake-up call for companies to ensure they have the right technical and cultural atmosphere to prevent such disasters. | Continue reading


@venturebeat.com | 54 minutes ago

Photo rig: The MotoCrane Radical

Many, many years ago, en route home from Legoland, we spied a crazy-looking photography rig atop a car on the freeway, so naturally the boys had to recreate it in Lego when we got home:I thought of this while watching this little promo for the MotoCrane Radical, an impressive con … | Continue reading


@jnack.com | 1 hour ago

Geschäftsreisen Köln: Die Zukunft des Gastgebens

KölnTourismus hat mit Veranstalterinnen und Veranstaltern aus ganz Deutschland sowie Kölner Partnern einen Wissensaustausch durchgeführt, bei dem Zukunftsvisionen für Köln diskutiert wurden. Bei der hybriden Veranstaltung entwickelten die ... | Continue reading


@event-partner.de | 1 hour ago

Teen’s swine flu jab sleep disorder case settled for €1.2m

Girl, now 16, also suffers loss of muscle control since receiving vaccine 12 years ago | Continue reading


@irishtimes.com | 1 hour ago

The C++ Priv idiom: an alternative to Pimpl

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@yairchu.github.io | 1 hour ago

Ask HN: Do nimble companies like Tesla use TOGAF?

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@news.ycombinator.com | 2 hours ago

Show HN: Collaboration for Open Source Project on Graph Algorithms

Header-Only C++ Library for Graph Representation and Algorithms - GitHub - AlfredCP/CXXGraph: Header-Only C++ Library for Graph Representation and Algorithms | Continue reading


@github.com | 2 hours ago

Latency Exists, Cope! (2007)

I put this line on a slide recently for a presentation at work. Looking around the room, I could tell that some of the people understood, some were perplexed, and some annoyed. What does latency have to do with architecture... | Continue reading


@web.archive.org | 2 hours ago

Thank HN: 7 years and $7M later, it all started right here

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@news.ycombinator.com | 2 hours ago

Ask HN: When is client module needed for a REST API service?

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@news.ycombinator.com | 2 hours ago

LaserWriter II by Tamara Shopsin – novel set in 90s Mac computer shop Tekserve

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@tamarashopsin.com | 2 hours ago

Finland turns red on European Covid map – Yle Uutiset

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has red-listed Finland in its latest coronavirus update. | Continue reading


@yle.fi | 2 hours ago

First commercial video game 50 years ago (October 15, 1971)

Fifty years ago—on October 15, 1971—Nutting Associates debuted the first-ever commercial video game for sale: Computer Space, a coin-operated arcade machine. Unlike arcade games before it, it utilized a TV set for a display—and it launched the video game industry. Here’s what it … | Continue reading


@howtogeek.com | 2 hours ago

Ask HN: If you're working with an agency recruiter, let them negotiate for you?

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@news.ycombinator.com | 2 hours ago

#874 The Five Second Rule

The Five Second Rule simply states that any food dropped on the floor is perfectly fine to eat as long as you pick it up in less than five seconds. The rule has many variations, including The Three Second Rule, The Seven Second Rule, and the extremely handy and versatile The Howe … | Continue reading


@1000awesomethings.com | 2 hours ago

Twitter might hate Jonathan Franzen, but serious readers love him

Like every good novelist, he’s a complicater. He insists that we’re all made from crooked timber, and there are no easy answers in life. | Continue reading


@smh.com.au | 2 hours ago

What Is a Singleton?

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@nickbostrom.com | 2 hours ago

My productivity routine to write a 500-pagege book

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@lucasfcosta.com | 2 hours ago

Soyuz spurt gave ISS orbit an attitude problem

Crew successfully de-orbited on Sunday carrying vital payload: footage for a movie shot in space | Continue reading


@theregister.com | 2 hours ago

News report about the TSMC fab in Arizona [video]

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company makes 24% of all the world's chips, and 92% of the most advanced ones found in today's iPhones, fighter jets and s... | Continue reading


@youtube.com | 2 hours ago

Mass Abduction of U.S. Missionaries Startles Even Kidnap-Weary Haiti

“Where is this country going?” Gang members seized 16 Americans and one Canadian, among them five children, as they visited an orphanage. | Continue reading


@nytimes.com | 2 hours ago

'SNL' hilariously explains 'Squid Game' with country music. Now it's stuck in your head, too.

It's time for your latest 'Saturday Night Live' earworm. | Continue reading


@mashable.com | 2 hours ago

Nenko System

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@en.wikipedia.org | 3 hours ago

Why being Orthodox is probably good

An analysis of purpose of orthodoxness in society. How being orthodox helps take society towards stability. Why we need to keep changing.May 10, 2021 · 5 min · Vimarsh, Aryan and Aabhas | Continue reading


@vimarsh.info | 3 hours ago

Why the ‘Big Short’ Guys Think Bitcoin Is a Bubble

Are they onto something huge again — or just fighting the last war? | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 3 hours ago

Cryptocurrency Is Bunk

Cryptocurrency promises to liberate the monetary system from the clutches of the powerful. Instead, it mostly functions to make wealthy speculators even wealthier. | Continue reading


@jacobinmag.com | 3 hours ago

A Leftist PC [video]

Check out the $14.99 Minnow set and the $19.99 Moray set at: https://www.ifixit.com/LTTThis PC gets top Marx for being one of our most.. controversial builds... | Continue reading


@youtube.com | 3 hours ago

Amazon Redshift Research Project: Pseudo-Random Number Generation [pdf]

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@amazonredshiftresearchproject.org | 3 hours ago