Apple's Financials

Most of you might not have the time to go through Apple’s financials. So, I went through their annual reports and graphed charts for you. | Continue reading | 15 minutes ago

Robot cognition requires machines that both think and feel

Cover image: From Ex Machina (2015). Photo courtesy United Pictures International For more than two millennia, Western thinkers have separated emotion from cognition – emotion being the poorer sibl… | Continue reading | 16 minutes ago

Death by PowerPoint: the slide that killed seven people

We’ve all sat in those presentations. A speaker with a stream of slides full of text, monotonously reading them off as we read along. We’re so used to it we expect it. We accept it. We even consider it ‘learning’. As an educator I push against ‘death by PowerPoint’ and I'm fa … | Continue reading | 16 minutes ago

Ask HN: Proper way to set up Python dev environment

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Did they even hang bears? A new history of the Vikings

The Vikings, for all their strange customs and unknowable psychology, were more like us than we might like to admit. But... | Continue reading | 17 minutes ago

Orthogonal Approaches of Balaji Srinivasan

Balaji Srinivasan is an accomplished inventor and investor who saw the COVID-19 pandemics very early and was tweeting about it fulltime… | Continue reading | 19 minutes ago

Morrison Shelter

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Jira Modal Tamer – Make modals in Jira less annoying

Tame JIRA modal windows, allowing you to drag and peek them. | Continue reading | 26 minutes ago

Does Hydroxychloroquine Work?

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Morrison Shelters

Morrison shelters were a way of protecting people from in their own homes from falling bombs. This was an alternative to the Anderson shelte... | Continue reading | 33 minutes ago

Things to Know About Shakuntala Devi

A film about the Indian mathematics genius is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Here are five facts to get you more familiar. | Continue reading | 35 minutes ago

TIFF 2020 Announces Screening Venues and Ticket Sale Dates

Here's how to attend this year's tradition-breaking Toronto International Film Festival. | Continue reading | 35 minutes ago

“Bon Voyage” and other outtakes

Happy Sunday! I wrote a blog post about books: Reading NotesFYI, this post contains Amazon affiliate links. Sundry reflections on the pleasures of books, inspired by Mason’s thread from last year []. (“The right pace to re … | Continue reading | 37 minutes ago

The quiet revolution: China's millennial backlash

Young Chinese rebel against their parents professionally, personally and politically | Continue reading | 38 minutes ago

Gogo is trying to sell its commercial in-flight internet business

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A mere two weeks ago, I noted how evidence from randomized controlled clinical trials (RCTs) can't seem to kill the claims of advocates that the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine is a highly effect | Continue reading | 45 minutes ago

Show HN: An insight on how we built the Fair Remote brand and the idea behind it

There is a need for humbleness. We work, and we work while forgetting about ourselves, about humanity, and the purpose we have as humans… | Continue reading | 45 minutes ago

Extremophiles and Extreme Environments

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Favicon Map

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Virgin Galactic Raises $460M in Public Offering

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE) (“Virgin Galactic”), a vertically integrated aerospace and space travel company, announced today the closing of its underwritten public offering of 23,600,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $19.50 per share, be … | Continue reading | 57 minutes ago

Quantum mechanics can verify that a bomb works without having to detonate it

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Unsplash Open Sources its Image Library

Unsplash, an online image provider, has released an open image dataset. The new library currently contains over 2 million high quality images, with 16GB of accompanying data. The accompanying data includes keyword-image conversions, community and AI-generated keywords, EXIF, and … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

August 10 Discussion Board: Marx's Popularity

Since the economic recession of 2008 and the subsequent austerity measures imposed in various countries around the world, Marx has regained his … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

‘Three Men and a Baby’ Remake Will Star Zac Efron (But Probably Not as the Baby)

Zac Efron (High School Musical) is set to star in a Three Men and a Baby remake for Disney+. Who will play the other two men? | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

We Work: Articulating Our Values

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Nerd Watching: GPU-Powered AI Helps Researchers Identify Individual Birds

It takes a skilled birdwatcher to tell a chipping sparrow from a house sparrow. Now researchers are using AI to identify individual birds. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Which right-wing nut is a better crooner?

Which of the following gentleman would you like to hire to entertain guests at your next barbecue? First up, professional whiner Ben Shapiro warning people “if you fall as Lucifer fell, you f… | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Zucchini Cake Recipe

Wondering what to do with all of that fresh zucchini from your garden? Whip up some zucchini cake--it's one of the best zucchini dessert recipes! | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

A Conversation with James Gosling – Live on Twitch

Twitch is the world's leading video platform and community for gamers. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Study of Face Masks Finds One Type That's Worse Than No Mask at All

The new study comes as the pandemic has spawned a new industry of washable cloth and designer face masks. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Yandex expands its self-driving testing to Ann Arbor, Michigan

We had planned in June 2020 to provide public rides in our autonomous taxis on the streets of Detroit during the North American… | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

NASA's Newly Released Images of Mars (2020)

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Niagara Falls Without Water

For six months in the summer and fall of 1969, Niagara’s American Falls were “de-watered”, as the Army Corps of Engineers conducted a geological survey of the falls’ rock face. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

California judge: Uber and Lyft have to classify their drivers as employees

Uber and Lyft are expected to appeal Monday's ruling, and have argued that reclassifying drivers as employees could wreak havoc on their businesses. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Every Asteroid We Know of in One Animation – 1999 to 2018

An incredible amount of asteroids have been discovered between 1999 to 2018. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory visualizes the increase in space rocks. Blue = near-Earth asteroids. Orange = main-belt asteroids between the orbits of Mars and JupiterCredit: NASA/JPL-Caltech | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Using Cypress to testing our Next.js web app

Dolt is Git for data and DoltHub is our web application that houses Dolt repositories. At the beginning of Dolt, we adopted Bash Automated… | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

How to Manage and Get Rid of Excess Inventory?

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GCP network slow? Anyone notice anything

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Emacs 27.1 Released

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Huawei data centre built to spy on Papua New Guinea

Major cyber security flaws were found in the Beijing-funded data centre in Port Moresby, where government files could be easily stolen without detection. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Instant Gramification

If you’re on Instagram there’s a decent chance you’ve seen a picture of this particular building called the Yardhouse. The Yardhouse was designed by the London-based architecture collective Assemble. The designers had just moved into their first studio in the Stratford neighborho … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Curse of Knowledge

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Theory of Everything Controversies with L Smolin, S Hossenfelder and E Weinstein

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Kbase Article of the Week: MacBook Air (Original), MacBook Air (Late 2008), and MacBook Air (Mid 2009): Recovering a Lost EFI Firmware Password

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Nikola Wins Order for 2,500 Electric Garbage Trucks

Nikola says it secured an order to make at least 2,500 electric garbage trucks for refuse giant Republic Services, fulfilling one of the electric-vehicle startup’s three major business goals for the year. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

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Full-Stack Web Developer1.5+ years ExperienceProficient in: HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, Javascript, React, Redux, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Agile Development - umairarshadbutt | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Thousands of Math Exercises for iPhone: Are You Smart Enough to Play This Game?

‎Math riddles reveal your mathematical talent through brain games. You will train both parts of your brain by exploring the relations between the numbers, and you will stretch the limits of your mind.Math games open your mind like an IQ test. They create new connections for advan … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

One Day, One Microsoft (Microsoft, YouTube, 08/10/2020)

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