Cement vs. concrete: Their differences, and opportunities for sustainability

There's a lot the average person doesn't know about concrete. For example, it's porous; it's the world's most-used material after water; and, perhaps most fundamentally, it's not cement. | Continue reading

@phys.org | 6 minutes ago

Show HN: Covid-19 Data Sonification – Hear the day-by-day evolution of Covid-19

Italy's COVID-19 data are transformed in an ever evolving set of sounds. An aural project by Chelidon Frame | Continue reading

@covid19-data-sonification.space | 7 minutes ago

What top CEOs fear telling America

They worry about economic catastrophe without a plan to return to work. | Continue reading

@axios.com | 8 minutes ago

The 8-bit arcade font, deconstructed

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@youtube.com | 9 minutes ago

Optimised Docker builds for Rails apps

In this post I’ll share some tips on how to make Docker builds for Rails apps faster and more efficient. | Continue reading

@vitobotta.com | 10 minutes ago

Unit Testing Dependencies: The Complete Guide

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@enterprisecraftsmanship.com | 15 minutes ago

Gates Says Virus Death Toll May Not Reach Experts’ Worst Case

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@bloomberg.com | 17 minutes ago

∞ Inside Apple TV+’s Amazing Stories

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@loopinsight.com | 18 minutes ago

Of Chloroquine and Covid-19

Recent publications have brought attention to the possible benefit of chloroquine, a broadly used antimalarial drug, in the treatment of patients infe… | Continue reading

@sciencedirect.com | 20 minutes ago

Summer Internships

There are so many challenges facing us right now that the smaller things often get overlooked. One of those things is summer internships for students who are focused on a career in tech. Many companies are struggling to stay afloat and have canceled all of their summer internship … | Continue reading

@avc.com | 20 minutes ago

Online grocery shopping in the age of Covid-19

As a growing number of states are ordering their residents to stay at home, it’s no surprise people are turning to grocery delivery at a higher rate than CivicScience reported last week. As of this writing, when all 16 current state orders take effect on Wednesday, more than 40% … | Continue reading

@civicscience.com | 21 minutes ago

Normally, there are around 180 polling places in the city of Milwaukee, serving roughly 300,000 registered voters. Unless there is a drastic, last minute change in plans for Tuesday’s pandemic election in Wisconsin, there will be only five polling locations in the entire city. Al … | Continue reading

@thebulwark.com | 22 minutes ago

Next-Gen Devs

Young developers are different. They were taught to have Stack Overflow up all the time, to have a working environment set up in minutes and the firewall turned on by default. Taking this last example in consideration, I can attest that’s right. Until the Networks course, Windows … | Continue reading

@why.degree | 25 minutes ago

What Is Disruptive Innovation?

Twenty years after the introduction of the theory, we revisit what it does—and doesn’t—explain. | Continue reading

@hbr.org | 26 minutes ago

Power vs. Speed: The Xbox Series X And PS5 are different animals

The engineers at Microsoft and Sony created machines that are very powerful, very fast and very different. | Continue reading

@forbes.com | 30 minutes ago

Crops, Towns, Government

History can show that the social and political arrangements we take for granted are the contingent result of a unique... | Continue reading

@lrb.co.uk | 31 minutes ago

As School Moves Online, Many Students Stay Logged Out

Teachers at some schools across the country report that less than half of their students are participating in online learning. | Continue reading

@nytimes.com | 33 minutes ago

Great Products That Failed Because of Poor Marketing

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@capitalandgrowth.org | 34 minutes ago

Can Fujitsu beat Nvidia in the HPC race?

The Japanese electronics giant is making bold performance claims about its supercomputer processor. | Continue reading

@networkworld.com | 34 minutes ago

Surveillance by default: PATRIOT Act extended?

On 15 March, Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act, and several other similar legal provisions, were due to expire and begin the process of reform and review to incorporate new legal protections of privacy. However, as a result of a coordinated effort by both chambers of the US Cong … | Continue reading

@edri.org | 35 minutes ago

Massive inequities in education exposed during pandemic

Gov. Whitmer's difficult decision to close schools in Michigan for the remainder of the school year is a necessary precaution in our current crisis. We applaud the teachers and administrators who are working with great ingenuity and skill to serve students and families, and we ha … | Continue reading

@phys.org | 35 minutes ago

Opinion: More aid to consumers urgently needed

A significant pillar that has prevented more drastic declines in consumer sentiment has been the widespread belief that the coronavirus crisis will be temporary. Consumers provided dismal assessments of current economic conditions in the latest consumer sentiment survey, but anti … | Continue reading

@phys.org | 35 minutes ago

Testing Website Usability Remotely

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@blog.uxtweak.com | 35 minutes ago

Kids' daily screen time surges during coronavirus

"Kids are effectively going to be spending 2.5-3x more hours of day in front of a digital screen." | Continue reading

@axios.com | 36 minutes ago

David Tennant Can’t Hold Together Frustrating Deadwater Fell

A review of the Acorn TV mini-series Deadwater Fell. | Continue reading

@rogerebert.com | 38 minutes ago

Quibi Launches Today with a Little Bit of Everything

A preview of the best of Quibi. | Continue reading

@rogerebert.com | 39 minutes ago

Don’t Let Fear of Covid-19 Turn into Stigma

When a disease is stigmatized, people are less likely to get tested or treated. | Continue reading

@hbr.org | 39 minutes ago

Bronx Zoo tiger tests positive for Covid-19

Four-year-old Malayan tiger and six other tigers and lions have also fallen ill, believed to have been infected by zoo worker | Continue reading

@theguardian.com | 41 minutes ago

The Door is Always Wide Open: On Luis Buñuel's The Exterminating Angel

Buñuel's understanding of human behavior is timeless, and we can all learn a thing or two when examining his work with the current pandemic in mind. | Continue reading

@rogerebert.com | 41 minutes ago

Study: Genes that time juvenile-to-adult transition are triggered by a single protein

Genes that time the transition to adulthood are well-studied in the roundworm C. elegans, and at least partially conserved in mammals, where they regulate the onset of puberty. Juvenile worms turn into adults when a protein called LIN-29 accumulates in sufficient amounts. By stud … | Continue reading

@phys.org | 41 minutes ago

Large numbers of people flocked to popular tourists sites and major cities across China over the country's holiday weekend, despite warnings from health authorities that the risk posed by the coronavirus pandemic remains far from over. | Continue reading

@amp.cnn.com | 42 minutes ago

Brooklyn ER doctor suspects Covid 19 ventilator protocol causing harm

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@youtube.com | 42 minutes ago

Great apes and COVID-19: Experts raise the alarm for endangered species

Primate experts warn that the global human health emergency of COVID-19 also threatens our closest living relatives—endangered great apes. | Continue reading

@phys.org | 43 minutes ago

Two Drops of Life: India’s Path to End Polio

On the eve of its 6th polio-free anniversary, India immunizes over 170 million children, despite a lack of roads, reinfection threats, and a periodic mistrust of vaccines. | Continue reading

@daily.jstor.org | 44 minutes ago

The Morning Watch: How ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Compares to Source Material, Kids React to 90s Cartoons & More

In this edition, a Jojo Rabbit book comparison shows how the movie is different, see how kids react to the 90s cartoons their parents watched, and more. | Continue reading

@slashfilm.com | 45 minutes ago

Mudspot Café closes for the week

EV Grieve is the leading news, entertainment and lifestyle blog about the East Village of New York City. | Continue reading

@evgrieve.com | 45 minutes ago

Computer learning maze for kids and geeks in lockdown

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@mobile.twitter.com | 45 minutes ago

What Will Daily Life Look Like After Covid-19?

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@hackernoon.com | 45 minutes ago

Ask HN: How do I get started for a NLP grammar corrector

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@news.ycombinator.com | 47 minutes ago

Virtualization in Windows

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@flak.tedunangst.com | 51 minutes ago

Coronavirus threatens nearly 20 million African jobs: study

Millions of lost jobs, mounting debt woes and plunging remittances are among the economic hardships African countries can expect because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the African Union said in a study published Monday. | Continue reading

@phys.org | 53 minutes ago

Greetings from the Past – WWII (Eastern Front)

Greetings From The Past / EN | Continue reading

@greetingsfromthepast.net | 54 minutes ago

Plausible: Simple and privacy-friendly alternative to Google Analytics

Plausible is a lightweight and open-source web analytics tool. Your website data is 100% yours and the privacy of your visitors is respected. | Continue reading

@plausible.io | 54 minutes ago

A Quick Overview of Ryzen Mobile 4000 Laptops from Acer, Asus, Dell, & MSI

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@anandtech.com | 54 minutes ago

The luxurious underground bunkers where the rich bug out

Suddenly, heading six feet under doesn’t sound so bad, especially when the new digs often include pre-stocked food and blast-proof doors. | Continue reading

@nypost.com | 55 minutes ago

Show HN: Convert Your Image to PDF

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@imagetopdfcyborg.com | 55 minutes ago

New ExFAT File-System Driver in Linux 5.7

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@phoronix.com | 58 minutes ago

Statt Homeoffice ins Hoteloffice

Viele Menschen arbeiten aufgrund der Coronakrise momentan mobil von zu Hause aus. Doch nicht jeder hat in den eigenen vier Wänden die optimalen Voraussetzungen für ein konzentriertes Arbeiten: zu wenig Platz, mangelnde Ausstattung oder fehlende Ruhe. Als Alternative bieten daher … | Continue reading

@events-magazin.de | 1 hour ago