Mona Lisa for $60K? The curious market for Old Masters replicas

Famous paintings were regularly copied by artists' followers and students -- often at the request of the masters themselves. And with prices as low as $10,000 for a quality replica, Sotheby's is hoping to attract a new breed of collector. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 32 minutes ago

Feedback collection tool for product managers

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@gsuite.google.com | 33 minutes ago

More Than Words

Calls for a new type of capitalism are coming from its leaders. As the World Economic Forum meets this week under the banner of “Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World,” they join a growing chorus for reform, which includes the Business Roundtable, Larry Fink at Blackr … | Continue reading


@collaborativefund.com | 33 minutes ago

It’s been sequenced. It’s spread across borders. Now the new virus needs a name

Naming a new virus is more contentious than it might seem, a lesson that scientists and the World Health Organization have learned the hard way. | Continue reading


@statnews.com | 33 minutes ago

The 'Race to 5G' Is a Giant Pile of Lobbyist Nonsense

We've noted for a while that the "race to 5G" is largely just the byproduct of telecom lobbyists hoping to spike lagging smartphone and network hardware sales. Yes, 5G is important in that it will provide faster, more resilient networks... | Continue reading


@techdirt.com | 34 minutes ago

How to right a comment on SUS forum?

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@news.ycombinator.com | 34 minutes ago

(Podcast) Upgrade #282: The iPad at 10

It’s the 10th anniversary of the announcement of the iPad! Myke and Jason discuss why the seeds of the iPad’s success were visible on day one, the changes in the iPad’s life cycle over time, and how the iPad fits in our daily lives today... | Continue reading


@sixcolors.com | 35 minutes ago

What Is the Future of Podcasting?

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@news.ycombinator.com | 35 minutes ago

Builder pattern vs. Multi-stage builds in Docker (2017)

The Docker builder pattern just got a lot easier. Let's checkout some bleeding-edge PRs from the Docker project that are causing a stir. | Continue reading


@blog.alexellis.io | 35 minutes ago

Netflix’s ‘The Circle’ Gets One Key Thing Right About A.I

Behind every A.I. lurks human labor | Continue reading


@onezero.medium.com | 36 minutes ago

The Myth That DDT Caused Egg Thinning and Depletion of Eagles

Your Dec. 26 editorial "The Eagle Is Landing" unfortunately perpetuates a major myth about the insecticide DDT -- that the 1972 ban of DDT saved the eagle from extinction. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 36 minutes ago

Ask HN: How would you feel about Star Wars TV show directed like The Office?

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@news.ycombinator.com | 36 minutes ago

The Libertarian Case for Rejecting Meat Consumption

If George Orwell were alive today, he would troll vegetarians. In The Road to Wigan Pier (1937), Orwell described with exasperation how mere mention of the words “Socialism” or “Communism” seemed to attract “every fruit-juice drinker, nudist, sandal-wearer, sex-maniac, Quaker, ‘N … | Continue reading


@quillette.com | 37 minutes ago

Okteto Deploy OpenFaaS in One Click

OpenFaaS is an open source project that makes it simple to deploy functions to Kubernetes written on any language. Many well known companies use it to power their operations, and they have a thriving | Continue reading


@okteto.com | 38 minutes ago

One Surreal Scene From John Carpenter’s ‘In the Mouth of Madness’ Unleashed Lovecraftian Horror Perfection

Let's talk about the scariest scene in John Carpenter's In the Mouth of Madness, one of the director's more underrated movies. | Continue reading


@slashfilm.com | 39 minutes ago

Nanocontainers introduced into the nucleus of living cells

An interdisciplinary team from the University of Basel in Switzerland has succeeded in creating a direct path for artificial nanocontainers to enter into the nucleus of living cells. To this end, they produced biocompatible polymer vesicles that can pass through the pores that de … | Continue reading


@phys.org | 39 minutes ago

The Jeff Bezos hack shows vulnerability beyond tech

Exchanging numbers with a wealthy prince is just the tip of the iceberg. | Continue reading


@seattletimes.com | 39 minutes ago

Organic farm advantages in biodiversity and profits depend on location

For organic farms, size matters: not so much the size of the farm itself, but the size of the neighboring fields. | Continue reading


@phys.org | 39 minutes ago

Wills and Kate Attend UK Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremonies

Spoiler: They look appropriate for the occasion. | Continue reading


@gofugyourself.com | 39 minutes ago

How widespread is illegal fishing? Albatrosses may provide the answer

Using albatrosses fitted with loggers, researchers at the CNRS and La Rochelle Université have made a first estimation of the number of non-declared fishing boats operating without an identification system in the Southern Ocean: More than a third of the boats the birds detected i … | Continue reading


@phys.org | 39 minutes ago

Wine regions could shrink dramatically with climate change unless growers swap varieties

If you were planning to drink your way through the climate apocalypse, here's some unfortunate news: Just as climate change threatens homes, food and livelihoods, so does it threaten the world's supply of wine. If temperatures rise by 2 degrees Celsius, the regions of the world t … | Continue reading


@phys.org | 39 minutes ago

Amazon forest carbon study reveals indigenous territories, protected areas under siege, yet remain best climate solution

A new study using innovative technology to measure carbon emissions caused by forest degradation and disturbance—rather than deforestation alone—suggests that Indigenous territories (ITs) and protected natural areas (PNAs) in the Amazon are emitting formerly undetected amounts of … | Continue reading


@phys.org | 39 minutes ago

Siberian Neanderthals were intrepid nomads

A new study, published online today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reveals that Neanderthals made an intercontinental trek of more than 3000 km to reach Siberia's Altai Mountains, equipped with a distinctive toolkit used to kill and butcher bison and hors … | Continue reading


@phys.org | 39 minutes ago

Bitcoin Extortion and Hacked Gadgets: How Blockchain Repels Cyberattacks in 2020

New technologies present new problems. See the expert's take on the cyber threats and security measures of 2020. | Continue reading


@forklog.media | 41 minutes ago

Pathologic 2 Free Download

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@news.ycombinator.com | 42 minutes ago

The Bachelor’s Leading Label

Gartner for Marketers provides latest insights on marketing research, benchmarks, tools, analysis and strategies that help you achieve your business goals | Continue reading


@gartner.com | 42 minutes ago

The Top Values Held by LGBTQ Consumers

Gartner for Marketers provides latest insights on marketing research, benchmarks, tools, analysis and strategies that help you achieve your business goals | Continue reading


@gartner.com | 42 minutes ago

Three recent dispatches from Slate!

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@dailyhowler.blogspot.com | 52 minutes ago

Why the foundations of physics have not progressed for 40 years

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@math.columbia.edu | 1 hour ago

Super Bowl alert: the ad blitz begins

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@adage.com | 1 hour ago

2020 Sundance Movies Sold Include ‘Night House’, ‘Ironbark’ and More [Continuously Updated]

We're keeping an updated list of 2020 Sundance movies sold at the festival in the mountains of Park City, Utah. See what's been picked up so far. | Continue reading


@slashfilm.com | 1 hour ago

Hackers acting in Turkey's interests believed to be behind recent cyberattacks

Sweeping cyberattacks targeting governments and other organizations in Europe an... | Continue reading


@reuters.com | 1 hour ago

4 Predictions for the Electric Scooter Industry

Dockless e-scooters swept cities worldwide in 2018 and 2019. In 2020, expect the battery-powered micromobility revolution to take a new direction. | Continue reading


@citylab.com | 1 hour ago

Porting Quake to the iPod Classic

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@fwei.tk | 1 hour ago

Onssen: An open-source speech separation and enhancement library

An open-source speech separation and enhancement library - speechLabBcCuny/onssen | Continue reading


@github.com | 1 hour ago

A Chaos Test Too Far

By Kathryn Downes & Arjun Gadhia | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 hour ago

To fight new employment law, Uber pits California drivers against each other

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@washingtonpost.com | 1 hour ago

From Swords to Ploughshares—Repurposing Battlefields As National Parks

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@adventure-journal.com | 1 hour ago

A Machine Learning Approach to Grocery Promotion

The common understanding is that AI is a black box that devours data and spits decisions at scale. But is it possible to use it to visualize data from billions of shopping baskets into a simple product map that will allow us to see how... | Continue reading


@so1.ai | 1 hour ago

CacheOut: Leaking Data on Intel CPUs via Cache Evictions

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@cacheoutattack.com | 1 hour ago

Ask HN: What should we personally do to prep for the coronavirus?

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@news.ycombinator.com | 1 hour ago

Announcing Gatsby Builds and Reports

I'm excited to announce the public release of Gatsby Builds: the fastest Continuous Deployment solution for Gatsby applications | Continue reading


@gatsbyjs.org | 1 hour ago

On the Metal, Episode 9: Jonathan Blow

On this episode of On the Metal, we interview legendary game designer and programmer Jonathan Blow. Join along as Jonathan takes us from collision detection on the Atari 800, through porting Doom to SGI's famous set-top box, starting a game company at the worst possible time, hi … | Continue reading


@oxide.computer | 1 hour ago

NBC Steps Up Its Game

Gartner for Marketers provides latest insights on marketing research, benchmarks, tools, analysis and strategies that help you achieve your business goals | Continue reading


@gartner.com | 1 hour ago

Kobe Bryant Has Died

The Los Angeles Lakers legend was a man with limitless possibilities. | Continue reading


@espn.com | 1 hour ago

An Alpha Silverback Gorilla Accepts a Robotic ‘Spy’ Baby Gorilla Into To the Family

A fascinating clip from the second season of the BBC One series Spy in the Wild (previously) narrated by David Tennant, a robotic "spy" baby gorilla camps | Continue reading


@laughingsquid.com | 1 hour ago

New Asus Chromebox 3 $190

Asus Chromebox 3 CHROMEBOX 3-N017U Chromebox - Intel Celeron 3865U - 4 GB DDR4. Condition is New.

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@ebay.com | 1 hour ago

The Mamba Mentality (2018)

I liked challenging people and making them uncomfortable. That’s what leads to introspection and that’s what leads to improvement. | Continue reading


@theplayerstribune.com | 1 hour ago