North Dakota Bill Would Let Censored Citizens Sue Facebook, Twitter

North Dakota bill would let users sue social-media sites for blocking posts. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Excel 95: Hall of Tortured Souls

Easter egg. Cell 95B. If you know what I am talking about, you belong to the selected few. If you have seen the faces at the end of the… | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

The Next Big Breakthrough in Our Understanding of the Universe [video]

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Maia, a human-like neural network chess engine

A guest post from the Maia Team | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Show HN: – An “io” game built with dart and flutter

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Performing horizontal eye movement exercises can boost your creativity (2009)

There have been prior clues that creativity benefits from ample cross-talk between the brain hemispheres. For example, patients who’ve had a commissurotomy – the severing of the thick b… | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Greens: We eat the leaves that we do

Jeanne reveals which branches of the evolutionary tree of plants bear edible leaves and speculates about why that is. Most of the 300,000 + plant species have leaves, and the function of all of the… | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Biden to elevate Science Advisor to his Cabinet

Eric Lander will head the Office of Science and Technology Policy if confirmed by the Senate. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Assange: Google is not what it seems

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Max Planck Inst and Facebook Model Performs Human Re-Rendering from Single Image

In a new paper, researchers from Max Planck Institute for Informatics and Facebook Reality Labs propose an end-to-end trainable method that enables re-rendering of humans from one single image. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Man Toting ‘Unauthorized’ Inauguration Pass And Loaded Gun Arrested In D.C.

The U.S. Capitol Police arrested a Virginia man on Friday as he tried to use an “unauthorized” credential to pass... | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

The Psychology of Money (2018)

Let me tell you the story of two investors, neither of whom knew each other, but whose paths crossed in an interesting way. Grace Groner was orphaned at age 12. She never married. She never had kids. She never drove a car. She lived most of her life alone in a one-bedroom house a … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

GUI? What Is a Graphic User Interface?

Do you use a GUI? Chances are you have because you use them every single day. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

WhatsApp delays enforcing new privacy policy following backlash

Facebook Inc's WhatsApp is delaying an update aimed at increasing business transactions on the platform after a storm of concern from users who feared that the messaging platform was watering down it… | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce to develop Covid-19 vaccination digital passport

The technology would allow individuals to obtain a copy of their immunization records through a digital wallet of their choice, such as Apple Wallet or Google Pay, while those without smartphones would receive paper printed with QR codes containing verifiable credentials. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Biden picks geneticist as science adviser, puts in Cabinet

President-elect Joe Biden announced Friday that he has chosen a pioneer in mapping the human genome — the so-called “book of life” — to be his chief science adviser and is elevating the top... | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

What'd you do with your Consumer Product startup?

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Anything can be an instrument: The Imperial March on a toaster

Watch the whole video to see how Device Orchestra got a toaster,,two electric toothbrushes, and a typewriter to play the Imperial March from Star Wars, or just cut right to the 2:04 mark to hear it… | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

HannStar EMC-3412 a retro x86 SBC

Introduction Single board computers aren’t anything new infact they have existed since 1976 when the dyna-micro was released based on the Intel C8080A CPU. Since then they have been used in many embedded applications from digital signage to satellite and aerospace applications, i … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago


Everywhere I've seen agile used it seems to stutter and fail as people get tiedup in process and bike shedding. That led me to think about how I'd like to runagile sprints. So here it is: * There's a ranked and ready backlog of tasks going into sprint planning. This will be a p … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Facebook suspends ads for weapon accessories until at least January 22nd

The platform faced criticism for the ads | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Google may require new Android TV devices support AV1 video decoding

Google has reportedly required that all new Android TV products launching later this year running Android 10+ support AV1 video decoding. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Nepali climbers make history with winter summit of K2 mountain

Till now, K2 was the only mountain higher than 8,000m not to be conquered in winter. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Why Firewalls Won’t Matter in a Few Years (2015)

This presentation from Alex Stamos, CSO of Yahoo during the AppSec conference is explains why firewalls are not part of their security strategy. Firewalls operating at 10G or more are not cost effe… | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Reproducible Builds in December 2020

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MVP or EVP: Which Is the Best Option for Your Startup?

When developing a new product, it's hard to know which "slice" to build first so you can validate your idea - an "MVP" or "EVP"? Swati frames the question. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Intel Kills Off All Optane-Only SSDs for Consumers, No Replacements Planned

All Optane SSDs for desktop PCs discontinued | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Medium acquires social eBook platform Glose

Today, Medium announced the acquisition of Glose, a social digital book platform based in Paris, France. Founded in 2014, Glose reaches… | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Live: NASA’s Space Launch System Hot-Fire Test

The space agency will soon ignite the engines of its giant rocket in a “hot fire” test, a key step before it can head to the moon. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

State bill would let you sue social media giants for political censorship

State Rep. Tom Kading has drafted a bill that would put social media giants like Twitter and Facebook in legal hot water for restricting political posts. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

IC Technology

Page describing the experience of Pieter Hooijmans with a wide range of IC tecnologies. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

HHS Expands Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is announcing it will publish Practice Guidelines for the Administration of Buprenorphine for Treating | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Attacking the DeFi ecosystem with flash loans for fun and profit

Credit allows a lender to loan out surplus capital to a borrower. In thetraditional economy, credit bears the risk that the borrower may default on itsdebt, the lender hence requires an upfront... | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Would Rust Secure Curl?

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Watch: HBO Max Teases ‘Mortal Kombat’, ‘Space Jam 2’, ‘The Suicide Squad’ and More in New Sizzle Reel

A new HBO Max sizzle reel teases all the movies Warner Bros. Pictures is sending to the streaming movies the same day they hit theaters in 2021. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

What Is Facebook's Collab App and How Do You Use It?

Facebook is trying to muscle in on TikTok's territory with its Collab app. But what is it and how does it work? | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

These 15 deals on flashlights and headlamps are on sale for up to 66% off

It probably sounds trite, but a quality light source in an emergency really can make the difference between life and death. While you hope to never need it, a powerful, functioning flashlight or he… | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Pro-Trump 'Enemies of the People' doxing site is still active

Enemies of the People, the website inciting violence against U.S. officials who refused to support the President's claims to voter fraud, is still active and continues to expose personal details from more individuals. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

ThermoWorks “Smoke” Two-Channel Remote BBQ Alarm Thermometer

Has two probe channels — one for the meat and one for your pit temps — and a dedicated receiver so you can track your temps up to 300 feet away. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Report: Boebert’s Comms Director Is Resigning After Capitol Attack

The communications director for Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) is resigning after less than two weeks in the role, Axios reported... | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

In which I am vaccinated

Got vaccinated against COVID-19 today. Stood in line for just over 90 minutes outside a Lower East Side high school that was being used as an immunization pod. There was an old couple in front of me in line; the man initially thought I was standing too closely behind him and dema … | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Aggregation Theory (2015)

The disruption caused by the Internet in industry after industry has a common theoretical basis described by Aggregation Theory. | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

I Analysed Over 1,400 Articles in 6 Months Using Apple Notes (2020)

I combine Apple Notes with a proven research methodology, and automate it with Shortcuts to exploit its AI search and integration with iOS | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Design tips from and20 best-selling online courses

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Poland proposes social media 'free speech' law

The law would see social networks fined if they ban a Polish user who has not broken local laws. | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

How Akka Cluster Works: Actors Living in a Cluster

In this How Akka Cluster Works demo project, we dive deeper into the code and behavior behind Akka actors living in the cluster, supported by visualizations and sample code that you can download to your own machine. | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Hacking the and

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RustSec Advisory Database

Security advisory database for Rust crates published through - RustSec/advisory-db | Continue reading | 3 hours ago