Central banks in Asia are cutting rates to prop up their economies

"I think (rate cuts) will help, but whether they're going to be sufficient to counter the negative trade pressures and global growth slowdown and impact is debatable," one strategist told CNBC. | Continue reading


@cnbc.com | 15 minutes ago

The Great Student-Loan Scam

The magnitude of federal budget losses is becoming clearer. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 21 minutes ago

Transductive Auxiliary Task Self-Training for Neural Multi-Task Models

Multi-task learning and self-training are two common ways to improve amachine learning model's performance in settings with limited training data.Drawing heavily on ideas from those two... | Continue reading


@arxiv.org | 23 minutes ago

Is this the beginning of banning LinkedIn 3rd-party browser extensions for good?

Are you on LinkedIn? Are you in Sales? If answers to both questions are positive you should read this as LinkedIn can ban your profile forever... | Continue reading


@autoklose.com | 31 minutes ago

Sputnik Virophage: Even a virus can be ill

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@en.wikipedia.org | 36 minutes ago

DoorDash Is on Acquisition Tear and Go

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@news.ycombinator.com | 40 minutes ago

An E-Bike Changed My Life

Riding grew harder as I grew older. Then I got an electric bicycle. | Continue reading


@nytimes.com | 44 minutes ago

Steam (company) collects sales tax meant for steam (water vapor)

Every year, Massachusetts offers residents a weekend free of sales tax. During this year's tax holiday, one man bought a game on Steam, but was was surprised to discover that he had been charged... | Continue reading


@metafilter.com | 46 minutes ago

Scaling Must Continue: But It's Not Moore’s Law

But calling this an extension of Moore's Law is a mistake. | Continue reading


@semiengineering.com | 48 minutes ago

On me, and the Media Lab

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@ethanzuckerman.com | 1 hour ago

Landlord busted for renting micro-apartments

Landlords allegedly divided condos on the Lower East Side, horizontally, creating ceilings in some units as low as four-and-a-half feet. | Continue reading


@fox5ny.com | 1 hour ago

Neil Young Archives

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@neilyoungarchives.com | 1 hour ago

The State of Open Source

This annual report drills down into the world of open source vulnerability management based on a developers' survey and analyzing WhiteSource's database. | Continue reading


@whitesourcesoftware.com | 1 hour ago

The hot air exhaust from an old Mac pro is enough to power this origami pinwheel

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@mobile.twitter.com | 1 hour ago

Ishkur’s Guide to Electronic Music

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@music.ishkur.com | 1 hour ago

How to Rescue an Underperforming Employee

Employee performance and commitment are two valuable assets that bring about enormous growth in a business. Some causes of the underperformance of your employees... | Continue reading


@happierco.com | 1 hour ago

Crew describe climate of fear at Cathay after Hong Kong sackings

Pilots and cabin crew at Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways described a &qu... | Continue reading


@reuters.com | 1 hour ago

Cross-platform open source PS4 remote play client

Free and Open Source PS4 Remote Play Client. Contribute to thestr4ng3r/chiaki development by creating an account on GitHub. | Continue reading


@github.com | 1 hour ago

Baffled student tells Twitter: 'I'm not a Chinese agent'

A 24-year-old student found his Twitter account listed as being controlled by Chinese propagandists. | Continue reading


@bbc.com | 1 hour ago

CFO: A Framework for Building Production NLP Systems

This paper introduces a novel orchestration framework, called CFO(COMPUTATION FLOW ORCHESTRATOR), for building, experimenting with, anddeploying interactive NLP (Natural Language Processing) and... | Continue reading


@arxiv.org | 1 hour ago

Ask HN: Credential Security

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@news.ycombinator.com | 1 hour ago

Apple just released a long-lost font from the original Mac–for free

It’s been 34 years since Susan Kare’s New York typeface first debuted. Now, anyone can download it for free. | Continue reading


@fastcompany.com | 1 hour ago

DoorDash still hasn’t changed its tipping policy

It’s been almost a month since the delivery company promised workers it would offer details about its new tipping policy "in the coming days." | Continue reading


@vox.com | 1 hour ago

The Great Debate

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@en.wikipedia.org | 1 hour ago

Ethan Zuckerman: On Me, and (Leaving) the Media Lab

A week ago last Friday, I spoke to Joi Ito about the release of documents that implicate Media Lab co-founder Marvin Minsky in Jeffrey Epstein’s horrific crimes. Joi told me that evening that the… | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 hour ago

Show HN: Updates on DeepNamer

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@news.ycombinator.com | 1 hour ago

On me, and the Media Lab

A week ago last Friday, I spoke to Joi Ito about the release of documents that implicate Media Lab co-founder Marvin Minsky in Jeffrey Epstein’s horrific crimes. Joi told me that evening that the… | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 hour ago

Build Tools That Assist, Not Mediate

Software can be categorised into two types. | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 hour ago

Ex-Apple attorney named as panel judge in Apple patent hearing

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has had a sordid history. It is well past time for Director Iancu to put an end to PTAB conflicts; namely Administrative Patent Judges deciding petitions filed by former clients. | Continue reading


@ipwatchdog.com | 1 hour ago

Denmark's Jyske Bank to charge wealthy clients for deposits

Denmark's Jyske Bank will begin charging wealthy individuals for deposits i... | Continue reading


@reuters.com | 1 hour ago

Ask HN: How can a solo founder retain board control?

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@news.ycombinator.com | 1 hour ago

Rain Testing in the Sunshine State

Both human-driven and self-driving cars need to drive in many different weather conditions. Waymo is designing and testing our system to… | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 hour ago

How Nature Works, in Stunning Psychedelic Illustrations of Scientific Processes and Phenomena from a 19th-Century French Physics Textbook

A scrumptious quest “to satisfy that invincible tendency of our minds, which urges us on to understand the reason of things.” | Continue reading


@brainpickings.org | 2 hours ago

Move Over, Shareholders: Top CEOs Say Companies Have Obligations to Society

The leaders of some of America’s biggest companies are chipping away at the long-held notion that corporate decision-making should revolve around what is best for shareholders. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 2 hours ago

The Art of PostgreSQL Second Edition

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@theartofpostgresql.com | 2 hours ago

Show HN: Juto – makes mobile apps for businesses in 15 minutes

Product walkthrough of how to create a mobile app and web app with juto, and link it to asana. Website: https://ju.to App Builder: https://app.ju.to Previewe... | Continue reading


@youtube.com | 2 hours ago

The UK has lost its World Health Organization ‘measles-free’ status

Three years after the measles virus was eliminated, the UK has lost its “measles-free” status, prompting the government to announce urgent action | Continue reading


@newscientist.com | 2 hours ago

At MIT, more fallout from the university's ties to Jeffrey Epstein - The Boston Globe

A well-known member of MIT’s Media Lab announced plans to resign over revelations that the research center and its top leader took money from Jeffrey Epstein, the deceased financier who was accused of trafficking underaged girls. | Continue reading


@bostonglobe.com | 2 hours ago

Autossh – Automatically restart SSH sessions and tunnels

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@harding.motd.ca | 2 hours ago

I will build your app/website for $12K, design and development included

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@hexa.vc | 2 hours ago

The Cybernetics Scare and the Origins of the Internet (2009)

A scholarly journal from the Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES) Södertörn University, Stockholm. | Continue reading


@balticworlds.com | 2 hours ago

Continuous Relaxation of Symbolic Planner for One-Shot Imitation Learning

We address one-shot imitation learning, where the goal is to execute apreviously unseen task based on a single demonstration. While there has beenexciting progress in this direction, most of the... | Continue reading


@arxiv.org | 2 hours ago

Weak pound draws US and Asian investors into UK tech

Investment from US and Asian firms into the UK tech sector soars in the first seven months of 2019. | Continue reading


@bbc.com | 2 hours ago

BitMEX Restricted in Hong Kong

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@blog.bitmex.com | 2 hours ago

The Double Crossed Life of David Karr

Harvey Klehr, The Millionaire was a Soviet Spy; The Twisted Life of David Karr, 288pps Encounter Books, $25.99 David Karr, born in 1918 as David Katz to a Brooklyn Jewish family, led a life large enough to require the several names to go along with his multiple careers and identi … | Continue reading


@tabletmag.com | 2 hours ago

Trump’s War on Evidence

US President Donald Trump has made no secret of his disdain for experts and evidence-based policymaking. Yet by attempting to gut the US Census Bureau and two key agencies within the Department of Agriculture, he is undercutting the data-gathering institutions upon which broad se … | Continue reading


@project-syndicate.org | 2 hours ago

Physicists find new state of matter that can supercharge technology

Scientists make an important discovery for the future of computing. | Continue reading


@bigthink.com | 2 hours ago

Death within one year on HN

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@lait.dev | 2 hours ago