Google’s “Play a Kandinsky”: Synesthesia FTW

"What if you could hear color?" asks Google's latest AI experiment. "Explore Vassily Kandinsky’s synesthesia and “play” his pioneering masterpiece, Yellow-Red-Blue, with the help of machine learning."DesignTaxi writes,Art lovers can now have a taste, or sound bite, of Kandinsky’s … | Continue reading


@jnack.com | 32 minutes ago

Please Stop Paying Me

A few days ago I realized something. I don’t like writing. I realized it because I found creative energy to work on programming projects again, and I experience writing programs differently from how I experience having to write. Even the turn of phrase “having to write” betrays m … | Continue reading


@spakhm.com | 35 minutes ago

Show HN: Reseter.css – A New CSS Reset/Normalizer

Reseter.css - A Futuristic CSS Reset/Normalizer. Contribute to krishdevdb/reseter.css development by creating an account on GitHub. | Continue reading


@github.com | 36 minutes ago

Pay Cuts, Taxes, Child Care: What Another Year of Remote Work Will Look Like

Facebook considered tracking its employees. Lyft is making some workers move before April. Here’s how big companies are wrestling with thorny work-from-home issues. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 38 minutes ago

Lady Jane Grey’s Letters from the Tower of London

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@blogs.bl.uk | 40 minutes ago

On the Experience of Being Poor-Ish, for People Who Aren't

Meta-Note: I’m sorry it’s been so long between articles; for better or worse writing here is something that I do for fun, and sometimes work and family get in the way. In this case, I was spending a lot of time trying to learn SQL; you will be pleased to note I am now able to pad … | Continue reading


@residentcontrarian.substack.com | 42 minutes ago

HN Feature Request: Enable an additional short description for URL submissions

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@news.ycombinator.com | 45 minutes ago

BigInt is finally here in ES2020

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@developer.mozilla.org | 45 minutes ago

Mrcal – Camera Calibrations and More

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@mrcal.secretsauce.net | 48 minutes ago

Mrgingham – Chessboard corner-finder for a camera calibration system

Chessboard corner-finder for a camera calibration system - dkogan/mrgingham | Continue reading


@github.com | 49 minutes ago

Neural Network Matrix Visualization

People Who Appear to Wander Around In Circles Often Find The Value | Continue reading


@iism.org | 50 minutes ago

Remove CUDA Dependency from AliceVision

I realize this is a lot to just ask without the time and ability to implement and maintain the necessary changes myself. Hence, I’ll spare you the long-winded political speech. The gist of it is: Y... | Continue reading


@github.com | 50 minutes ago

Misconceptions of the Effects of Weather on Solar Panels

There are misconceptions about everything, today we are going to discuss 4 misconceptions about the effects of weather on solar panels. | Continue reading


@robologiclab.com | 50 minutes ago

'It's not in books, it's in the world': Lawrence Ferlinghetti's shining legacy

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@sfgate.com | 51 minutes ago

Black Duck Eggs – Dark Net Diaries

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@darknetdiaries.com | 53 minutes ago

Typography Tutorial – 10 Rules to Help You Type (3 min video)

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@youtube.com | 59 minutes ago

Figma Dominates Other Design Apps in 2020 UX Tools Survey

The former king of all design apps, Sketch, has been dethroned by its longtime rival. | Continue reading


@makeuseof.com | 1 hour ago

Throwing the BME280 Combined PressureHumidity Sensor in a SEM (2016)

Yesterday I decided to throw a BME280 in a SEM. We purchased the hackerfarm SEM a while back, but recently I’ve been getting a bit more use out of it. I’ve also recently been getting in… | Continue reading


@41j.com | 1 hour ago

Advice on looking for a new software engineering job

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@evanjones.ca | 1 hour ago

Show HN: Impementation of Pair Adjacent Violators algor for isotonic regression

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@crates.io | 1 hour ago

Smbc: “Safety Driver”

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Self Driving-Cars | Continue reading


@smbc-comics.com | 1 hour ago

Travels in a Vanished City (2020)

Paul Kreitman reviews Timon Screech’s “Tokyo Before Tokyo” and Amy Stanley’s “Stranger in the Shogun’s City.” | Continue reading


@lareviewofbooks.org | 1 hour ago

Random effects and penalized splines are the same thing

Weighted wiggles and smoothed categories | Continue reading


@tjmahr.com | 1 hour ago

How to learn business, marketing, personal growth, and more for under $30

Resolutionists make big claims every January 1st about their plans for the year ahead. But two months into the year is usually when those plans fall apart, and you’ll find them looking back a… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 hour ago

Animated PNG vs. Animated Webp vs. GIF

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@corydowdy.com | 1 hour ago

Bet on the Sprinters

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@thesephist.com | 1 hour ago

Webster's 1913 Dictionary Style Update

Styling of Webster's 1913 Dictionary for macOS. Contribute to cmod/websters-1913 development by creating an account on GitHub. | Continue reading


@github.com | 1 hour ago

Reasons not to join a startup and 1 reason to

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@huyenchip.com | 1 hour ago

Scientists Just Figured Out How to Turn Your Body into a Battery

Imagine charging your Apple Watch with ... yourself. | Continue reading


@popularmechanics.com | 1 hour ago

OpenGL Superbible

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@opengl.org | 1 hour ago

Chobani thinks outside the yogurt pot in a new animated campaign

The company that made a name for itself with Greek yogurt has aspirations to become a broader grocery brand. | Continue reading


@adage.com | 1 hour ago

Criminal Psychology and the Roots of Violence

In 2020, mass shootings and hate crimes reached record highs. On January 6, 2021, a deadly mob stormed the US Capitol. In this eBook, we examine the factors that contribute to aggressive and brutal behavior, including its biological and genetic underpinnings, how intimacy and bia … | Continue reading


@scientificamerican.com | 1 hour ago

Privacy Seekers Are Looking for Life Management Platforms

Imagine a secure digital data store for your identity documents, financial records, credit score, health records, ownership deeds & more. | Continue reading


@msspalert.com | 1 hour ago

Software bug prevents brake failsafe from functioning (Mercedes Formula E)

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@mobile.twitter.com | 2 hours ago

Ask HN: What are the most popular Application Tracking Software (ATS) services?

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@news.ycombinator.com | 2 hours ago

How the CIA Helped Win WWII – Simple Sabotage Field Manual

387 votes and 35 comments so far on Reddit | Continue reading


@reddit.com | 2 hours ago

LambadChip: A gateway between functional programming and embedded devices

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@lambdachip.com | 2 hours ago

Archer to go public, United Airlines invests and orders electric aircraft

Electric aircraft startup Archer will go public through a merger with a blank-check company backed in a deal valued at around $3.8 billion and backed by an order and investment from United Airlines, among the first major airlines to commit to the purchase of air taxis. | Continue reading


@reuters.com | 2 hours ago

How do I make newer Unity games backwards-compatible with OS X 10.9 “Mavericks”?

Most games built with Unity 2018 and Unity 2019 do not work on Mac OS X 10.9 (aka the last good version of macOS). They will launch initially, and occasionally even get as far as the main menu, but | Continue reading


@apple.stackexchange.com | 2 hours ago

Wikinews mourns loss of volunteer John Shutt

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@en.wikinews.org | 2 hours ago

I built a 5K iMac Display on my own

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@mobile.twitter.com | 2 hours ago

“It Wasn’t Me” by Shaggy

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@youtube.com | 2 hours ago

Poll: Which programming language do you use most often?

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@news.ycombinator.com | 2 hours ago

Amazon's new “Care Hub” lets Alexa owners keep tabs on aging family members

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@consent.yahoo.com | 2 hours ago

UN says at least 18 dead as security forces fire on protesters in Myanmar

Police and troops crack down on rallies held across the country in defiance of junta | Continue reading


@theguardian.com | 2 hours ago

Neil Gorsuch Pushes for Stronger Fourth Amendment Protections

The justice weighs in during oral arguments in Lange v. California. | Continue reading


@reason.com | 2 hours ago

What are the smartest data annotation methods have you seen?

Data Labeling, Data Annotation, Data Labeling Service, Data Annotation Service, Computer Vision | Continue reading


@bytebridge.medium.com | 2 hours ago

No Utopias: Gerard O’Neill, Gundam, and the Illusion of Space Colonization

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@zimmerit.moe | 3 hours ago