Sightings of SpaceX’s Starlink satellites spark awe – and astronomical angst

SpaceX’s Starlink satellite launch has led to into an unusual viewing opportunity for skywatchers — and an occasion to wonder about the impact on astronomical observations. | Continue reading


@geekwire.com | 32 minutes ago

Canva Bought Pexels and Pixabay

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The Chinese Communist Party Mandatory “Brainwashing” App

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@languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu | 34 minutes ago

Show HN: Daily snapshots of public Spotify playlists

Daily snapshots of public Spotify playlists. Contribute to mackorone/spotify-playlist-archive development by creating an account on GitHub. | Continue reading


@github.com | 50 minutes ago

Happy 5.25 inch floppy day, 2019

Happy 5.25 Floppy Day 2019! | Continue reading


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Why we need an emergency response to poverty

Adanna Shallowe argues poverty in the UK has reached crisis levels. | Continue reading


@thersa.org | 1 hour ago

EasyAsPy – Working with Unicodes

Tips and tricks when working unicode characters in Python | Continue reading


@blog.easyaspy.org | 1 hour ago

The Future of Texture Compression – Geldreich and Hurlburt (2017) [video]

http://CppCon.org — Presentation Slides, PDFs, Source Code and other presenter materials are available at: https://github.com/CppCon/CppCon2017 — Textures an... | Continue reading


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China Makes Socialist Students Disappear

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Use Git Revision Control with Lattice Diamond for FPGA Development

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Opportunities - Federal Business Opportunities: Opportunities

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Beyond Cookie Monster Amnesia: Real World Persistent Online Tracking

Browser fingerprinting is a relatively new method of uniquely identifyingbrowsers that can be used to track web users. In some ways it is moreprivacy-threatening than tracking via cookies, as... | Continue reading


@arxiv.org | 1 hour ago

Tensorflow Object Detection for Real World Problems

I just wrapped up a challenging computer vision project and have been thinking about lessons learned. Before we started the project I looked for information about what was possible with the latest technology. I wanted to know what sort of accuracy (precision and recall) I could e … | Continue reading


@christopherstoll.org | 1 hour ago

That’s Not Sand, It’s Superfood

Entrepreneurs face hurdles trying to turn obscure African plants into the next breakthrough product. The Whole Foods pitch: ‘Delicious ancient grain!’ | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 2 hours ago

Murray Gell-Mann, Nobel-winning physicist who developed quark idea, dies at 89

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Show HN: Reveal code line-by-line in LaTeX presentations

Reveal source code line-by-line in LaTeX presentations - mmcloughlin/reveal | Continue reading


@github.com | 2 hours ago

Lessons from Peter Thiel

These lessons summarize what Joe Lonsdale learned from working over many years with Peter Thiel, a chairman and founder of Palantir. These are very much worth reading — they will change the way you… | Continue reading


@medium.com | 2 hours ago

Linux 5.1 Hit by a Data Loss Bug Due to Overly Aggressive Fstrim

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@phoronix.com | 2 hours ago

pm2 (NPM package) requests tarball from server during install

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@mobile.twitter.com | 2 hours ago

Car Wars (2016)

In this work of speculative fiction author Cory Doctorow takes us into a near future where the roads are solely populated by self-driving cars. | Continue reading


@web.archive.org | 2 hours ago

Reaching New Heights with Artificial Neural Networks

ACM A.M. Turing Award recipients Yoshua Bengio, Geoffrey Hinton, and Yann LeCun on the promise of neural networks, the need for new paradigms, and the concept of making technology accessible to all. | Continue reading


@cacm.acm.org | 2 hours ago

Speech2Face: Learning the Face Behind a Voice

How much can we infer about a person's looks from the way they speak? In thispaper, we study the task of reconstructing a facial image of a person from ashort audio recording of that person... | Continue reading


@arxiv.org | 2 hours ago

If Your a Grammar Nazi, Scientists Have Bad News for You

Grammar Nazi, someone who constantly points out grammatical errors s/he observes online, has less agreeable personalities than the one who overlooks errors. | Continue reading


@sparkonit.com | 2 hours ago

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers

An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China's Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to rely on domestic telecom carriers due to security concerns, a Reuters poll showed. The Corporate Survey results come amid Washington' … | Continue reading


@japantoday.com | 2 hours ago

Computer Networks – Arpanet Doc (1972)

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Lisp on Bare Metal for Makers

Lisp on Bare Metal for Makers | Continue reading


@makerlisp.com | 2 hours ago

With cancer rates rising worldwide, oncologist shortage predicted

As cancer rates rise worldwide, researchers predict a shortage of specialists who can deliver chemotherapy, according to a new study. World Health Organization projections suggest that the number of people who will need chemotherapy will rise steadily over coming decades. Unless … | Continue reading


@japantoday.com | 2 hours ago

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Attorney General Barr has, like many in the Trump administration, Russian connections. Should he, like Jeff Sessions, recuse himself? | Continue reading


@newsweek.com | 2 hours ago

Black-Scholes for scientific computing students

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@strathprints.strath.ac.uk | 2 hours ago

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Definitive Oral History of a TV Masterpiece

With the Netflix reboot here, let's take a look back at what made the original so great. | Continue reading


@wired.com | 2 hours ago

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@manton.org | 2 hours ago

Computex to Open Tuesday with Focus on AI, IoT

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@focustaiwan.tw | 2 hours ago

New Swiss studies claim 5G increases body temperature of insects

New studies indicate that the frequencies used by 5G increase the body temperature of insects. A new problem for mother nature? | Continue reading


@androidpit.com | 2 hours ago

Annual air raid drills to start Monday in northern Taiwan

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@focustaiwan.tw | 2 hours ago

How to Implement Adsense Auto Ads on Jekyll Posts

I’ve made a commitment to reboot my blog, but needed some additional motivation to actually start writing. Money tends to be a good motivator. I figured I’d give Google Adsense a chance. I don’t expect to make much, if anything, in the beginning, but over time I’m hopeful that th … | Continue reading


@jimhribar.com | 2 hours ago

In Rural West Texas, Illegal Border Crossings Are Routine for U.S. Citizens

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@choice.npr.org | 2 hours ago

Wall Street Isn’t Buying What Silicon Valley Is Selling

Venture capitalists who pumped billions into the largest startups bet that the stock market would embrace them too. Public investors have been less than charmed. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 2 hours ago

Clathrates

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The president’s business tells lawmakers it is too difficult to track all its foreign revenue in accordance with the emoluments clause, and it hasn’t asked Congress for a permission slip. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 2 hours ago

The Huawei Ban Is Protectionist, Hypocritical, and Imperialist

And, ultimately, it only serves to make phones more expensive, and restrict choice. | Continue reading


@medium.com | 2 hours ago

Huawei Shows the Chinese Internet Will Win

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@medium.com | 3 hours ago

Starlink Satellites captured as they fly over Holland

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@bram.us | 3 hours ago

For Cybersecurity, Computer Science Must Rely on Strongly-Typed Actors

This article shows how fundamental higher-order theories of mathematical structures of computer science (e.g. natural numbers [Dedekind 1888] and Actors [Hewitt et. al. 1973]) are categorical meaning that they can be axiomatized up to a unique isomorphism thereby removing any amb … | Continue reading


@hal.archives-ouvertes.fr | 3 hours ago

How to Steal a Tesla and What You Should Do to Protect Yourself

New video up! "IS TESLA DOOMED??" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7j0iaVmQKlQ --~-- With this one trick anyone can steal a Tesla. One way to protect yourself... | Continue reading


@youtube.com | 3 hours ago

Subgrid Is Here

Support for subgrid (part of the CSS Grid Level 2 specification) has just landed in Firefox Nightly! To start experimenting with it you’ll… | Continue reading


@css-irl.info | 3 hours ago

Practical Lossless Compression with Latent Variables Using Bits Back Coding [pdf]

Deep latent variable models have seen recent success in many data domains.Lossless compression is an application of these models which, despite havingthe potential to be highly useful, has yet... | Continue reading


@arxiv.org | 3 hours ago

Citadels: Faster response and better information integration than datacenters

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