Belarusian Officials Charged with Aircraft Piracy in Diversion of Ryanair Flight

U.S. prosecutors are alleging officials used a fake bomb scare to divert the plane so a dissident journalist could be arrested. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 38 minutes ago

Video Games Already Do What the Metaverse Just Promises

Virtual hang-outs, digital currency, weddings? Online games have been making space for these things for decades. | Continue reading


@wired.com | 40 minutes ago

SICP – JavaScript Version [pdf]

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@sicp.sourceacademy.org | 40 minutes ago

‘Farms Are Failing’ as Fertilizer Prices Drive Up Cost of Food

Farmers across the developing world say they are curtailing production, which means global hunger could worsen. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 44 minutes ago

The pandemic pushed more families to home-school. Many are sticking with it

During the pandemic, a growing number of families have chosen to home school their children, with an especially large increase in the number of Black home schoolers. | Continue reading


@latimes.com | 45 minutes ago

“Nocebo” Effect May Cause Majority of Covid-19 Vaccine Symptoms

A negative version of the placebo effect may be behind many instances of mild side effects associated with the jabs, a study suggests. | Continue reading


@the-scientist.com | 48 minutes ago

Another Green World

Can the planet’s ecosystems be replicated? | Continue reading


@harpers.org | 49 minutes ago

How Does the Yin Yang Puzzle Work?

I'm trying to grasp the semantics of call/cc in Scheme, and the Wikipedia page on continuations shows the yin-yang puzzle as an example:(let* ((yin ((lambda (cc) (display #\@) cc) (call-... | Continue reading


@stackoverflow.com | 49 minutes ago

The Case for Writing Longhand

Two New York Times journalists who write their drafts by hand sing the praises of pen and paper. | Continue reading


@nytimes.com | 49 minutes ago

Freeing your personal domain from Google workspace

As you may now, Google is going to charge us $6 per user for using our personal domains from Google Workspace. Here is what I am doing to… | Continue reading


@blog.anands.net | 50 minutes ago

SoftHSM

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@opendnssec.org | 52 minutes ago

What's an effective service to search YouTube videos?

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@news.ycombinator.com | 57 minutes ago

Government seeks to gag BBC over spy story

Attorney General to ask for injunction against story that broadcaster says is in the public interest | Continue reading


@telegraph.co.uk | 59 minutes ago

Nedium: A libre, cross-platform client to browse Medium

A libre, cross-platform client to browse Medium. Contribute to cloneconf/nedium development by creating an account on GitHub. | Continue reading


@github.com | 1 hour ago

Building a brand new Commodore 64 [video]

On today's menu let's build the world's first all new C64 using the Ultimate64 & with every part commercially available for you to do the same, even new keyc... | Continue reading


@youtube.com | 1 hour ago

Inhuman Figures: Robots, Clones, and Aliens

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@smithsonianapa.org | 1 hour ago

Show HN: Add Commenting to a Site Without JavaScript

Live embedded commenting, fast. | Continue reading


@blog.fastcomments.com | 1 hour ago

Is Compensation Stagnation to Blame for the Great Resignation?

The Great Resignation has rippled across headlines and boardrooms as employees' values and priorities evolve. Has the Great Resignation been caused by a silent stagnation in compensation?Let’s compare data from 2010 and 2021 to understand the longitudinal trends in cash and equit … | Continue reading


@tomtunguz.com | 1 hour ago

Coding with SuperCollider: MUS 499C Fall 2019

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@youtube.com | 1 hour ago

VIDEO Capture USB 2.0 Video Adapter with Audio

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@virtuallyfun.com | 1 hour ago

Paramount Reportedly Shifts Release Dates For A Quiet Place, Transformers, And More

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@slashfilm.com | 1 hour ago

Daredevil Cracks Nielsen Top 10 After No Way Home And Hawkeye Cameos

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@slashfilm.com | 1 hour ago

On Leaving Facebook

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@frantic.im | 2 hours ago

Unravelling literals

In this post of my syntactic sugar series, I want to tackle literals. Now some literals don't really require any code changes and are really just an alternative way to write the same thing, no call of code required (e.g. writing integers in hexadecimal format versus in base-10). … | Continue reading


@snarky.ca | 2 hours ago

Every Ted Bundy Movie Ranked Worst To Best

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@slashfilm.com | 3 hours ago

Will Webb observe the universe (2018) [video]

How exactly will Webb observe the universe? This animation takes you out to the Second Lagrange point (L2), beyond the Moon, the vantage point from where Web... | Continue reading


@youtube.com | 3 hours ago

The QWERTY keyboard was not designed to slow down typists

January 1, 2017 isn't just New Year's Day… it's also the Internet's 34rd birthday. On January 1, 1983, all the computer systems on the ARPANET, created by the Department of Defense in 1969, were required to switch over to the TCP/IP network protocol that it still uses today, givi … | Continue reading


@woot.com | 3 hours ago

A Big Mac Became a ‘Historical Artifact’ in Iceland

A 12-year-old Big Mac, to be exact. | Continue reading


@atlasobscura.com | 3 hours ago

Imperial College London’s Cancel Campaign Against Its Own Founders

Imperial College London was founded in 1907. It is one of the top 20 universities in the world, and among the leading technical universities in Europe. Two individuals were central to its foundation. The first is 19th-century English biologist Thomas Henry Huxley, who became know … | Continue reading


@quillette.com | 3 hours ago

Ask HN: Any Interest in Crisis-Actors-as-a-Service?

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@news.ycombinator.com | 3 hours ago

TSMC's 22 Open Innovation Summit, Jim Keller: Innovating Digital Transformation

"We're not building a computer that executes at a PC, we're building a computer that takes AI graphs, lays them out naturally as graphs, then executes in par... | Continue reading


@youtube.com | 3 hours ago

With 92% vaccinated Portugal registers highest daily COVID deaths in year

Portugal has recorded 58,530 new infections with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in the last 24 hours, a new high since the start of the pandemic, and 49 more deaths associated with covid-19, indicate figures released today by the Directorate General of Health (DGS). | Continue reading


@theportugalnews.com | 3 hours ago

AG Paxton’s false claims still don’t add up

Google is filing a Motion to Dismiss the Texas Attorney General’s antitrust lawsuit over advertising technology | Continue reading


@blog.google | 3 hours ago

Conduit: Streaming Data Integration for Developers

Let’s be honest, spending tons of time moving data around is not a fun or valuable activity for software engineers. Most of the tooling to… | Continue reading


@medium.com | 3 hours ago

TSA reveals illegal migrants can use an ARREST WARRANT as identification

TSA revealed that unlawful immigrants who are unable to obtain proper identification are being allowed to pass through security using an arrest warrant to prove their identity. | Continue reading


@dailymail.co.uk | 3 hours ago

The Unofficial Lawrence Of Arabia Sequel You've Probably Never Seen

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@slashfilm.com | 3 hours ago

ML Needs Science

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@mobile.twitter.com | 3 hours ago

Is programmable overhead worth the cost?

How much do we pay for a system to be programmable? It depends upon who you ask. | Continue reading


@semiengineering.com | 3 hours ago

What I learned from coding on an iPad for two weeks

I created a remote dev environment with Coder, installed the editor (code-server) as a PWA, and used VS Code as if it were a native app on my iPad. | Continue reading


@coder.com | 3 hours ago

Feynman’s Trigonometry Notation

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@youtube.com | 3 hours ago

Djgpp

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@delorie.com | 3 hours ago

Serbia revokes Rio Tinto lithium mine permits following protests

The country cancels the mining licence for the Anglo-Australian firm's controversial $2.4bn project. | Continue reading


@bbc.com | 3 hours ago

Practical Indicators for Risk of Transmission of Covid-19

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@pubs.acs.org | 3 hours ago

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

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@thekitchn.com | 3 hours ago

Tesla investors urge judge to order Musk repay $13 bln for SolarCity deal

Tesla Inc shareholders urged a judge on Tuesday to find Elon Musk coerced the company's board into a 2016 deal for SolarCity and asked that the chief executive be ordered to pay the electric vehicle company one of the largest judgments ever of $13 billion. | Continue reading


@reuters.com | 3 hours ago

Nature Does Open Access

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@mobile.twitter.com | 3 hours ago

The Great Hamster Rescue Sends Hong Kong into a Furry

The government asked owners to turn in their pets for culling after Covid-19 cases were linked to pet shops. Volunteers are saying no, mobilizing across the city to save the rodents. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 3 hours ago

USPS Getting into NFTs

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@mobile.twitter.com | 3 hours ago