Deep-sea mining could wipe out 1M species

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Botometer creator says Musk’s Twitter spam estimate “doesn’t mean anything”

With Botometer tool, you can "choose any threshold... to get any result you want." | Continue reading | 33 minutes ago

The architect who became the king of bank robberies

George Leonidas Leslie orchestrated an estimated 80% of all bank robberies in the US in the late 1800s — a total haul worth millions — all while living a strange double life. | Continue reading | 45 minutes ago

Jevons’ paradox revisited: Implications for climate change

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Spammers are using AI to flood YouTube shorts with offensive garbage

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Finished reading: The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss | Continue reading | 53 minutes ago

JPMorgan: “El Salvador Reduces Fiscal Deficit, Despite Bitcoin” | Continue reading | 57 minutes ago

Anarchy Works

Peter Gelderloos Anarchy Works 2010 Anarchy Works was originally published by Little Black Cart and can be found in book form here. | Continue reading | 59 minutes ago

A look inside an ePub file

eBooks provide a great way to read books, magazines, and other content on the go. Readers can enjoy eBooks to pass the time during long flights and train rides. | Continue reading | 59 minutes ago

Visual Sum of Cubes

This article discusses a ‘visual’ derivation of the formula for 1³+2³+…+n³. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Ubuntu Bug #1973434: performance issues since 22.04 upgrade

Hi,After upgrading to 22.04 i had to fight with massive performance issues.Browsers appeared to hang every other minute, youtube videos being laggy and hang in between, applications in a virtualbox VM where slow and also hanging every other minute to a level of not being useable. … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Twitter tells employees they might get only half their annual bonus.

Twitter warned its employees on Friday that they might receive only half of their typical annual bonuses as the social media company grapples with economic uncertainty. Twitter, which is fighting a legal battle to complete a $44 billion sale to Elon Musk, made the announcement in … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Making $3 Million/Year with Pro Poker Player Jared Bleznick

 Subscribe: Apple Podcasts / Spotify In today’s episode, I talk to pro poker player, Jared Bleznick. Jared dropped out of college when he was 18 years old to become a pro poker player. His mom actually had a gambling background so she supported the … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

'Forever chemicals' destroyed by simple new method

PFAS, a group of manufactured chemicals commonly used since the 1940s, are called "forever chemicals" for a reason. Bacteria can't eat them; fire can't incinerate them; and water can't dilute them. And, if these toxic chemicals are buried, they leach into surrounding soil, becomi … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Glitz and Glamour at LA Tech Week

Your five-minute guide to what's happening in tech this Friday, from what we saw at LA Tech Week to the messy rights to “Lord of the Rings.” | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Update ECR registry map for new AWS regions

Issue number:#2332Description of changes:This adds account maps for upcoming regions for the Admin and Control containers, but not yet for the pause container.This also refactors the tests to m... | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

To unlock housing, Tahoe program pays $24,000 to homeowners who rent to locals

In Lake Tahoe, the median price of a home was $950,000 in 2021. The average median income... | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Why are principal engineers so curmudgeonly?

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Twitter Warns Staff of Potential Cuts to Employee Bonuses

The social-media company tells employees that it has experienced significant challenges to revenue since January. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Don’t plug in that free Microsoft Office USB drive you got in the mail

Surprisingly legit-looking, "free" copies of Microsoft Office are (unsurprisingly) still scams | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

An Original Game Boy Outfitted with Game Boy Color Support

An original Game Boy outfitted with Game Boy Color support and other modern features - GitHub - MouseBiteLabs/Game-Boy-DMG-Color: An original Game Boy outfitted with Game Boy Color support and othe... | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

All the Contents of the Universe, in One Graphic

We explore the ultimate frontier: the composition of the entire known universe, some of which are still being investigated today. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Lenovo sends cease-and-desist to Framework over a stylized letter “O”

Company says Framework's 3D-printed motherboard case infringes its trademark. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Trump's VOA chief paid 'extravagantly' to investigate critics: Watchdog

Former President Donald Trump's pick to oversee the parent agency of the Voice of America paid a prestigious private law firm so extravagantly to investigate his own agency's senior executive officials that it constituted a "waste or gross waste of government resources," a federa … | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Aaron Paul And Bryan Cranston Felt Like Prisoners Filming Their Better Call Saul Cameos

Months before the final half-season of "Better Call Saul" aired, news broke that Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston would be reprising their "Breaking Bad" roles as Jessie Pinkman and Walter White in the prequel/sequel series. It was no big secret then and it's no big secret now, but … | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Jack Nicholson Always Had A Third Chinatown Movie In Mind

There isn't a chance "Chinatown," written by Robert Towne and directed by Roman Polanski, would get made as a feature film today. Its detail-dense narrative about water rights in Southern California, intertwined with the vile dealings of incestuous industrialist Noah Cross (John … | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

1922 Wasn't A Story Stephen King Expected To See On Film

2017 was home to four Stephen King adaptations: "It," "Gerald's Game," "The Dark Tower," (I didn't say they were all good adaptations), and the most slept on, "1922." Released without much advance publicity on Netflix ahead of Halloween, the movie had the least source material to … | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Matthew Weiner Was Very Meticulous About Casting Mad Men's Extras

Although "Mad Men" was a show that paid a lot of attention to detail, it did mess up on occasion. For instance, the writing on the sign on the Sterling Cooper building in the early seasons is in the Gil Sans font, a font that was not in popular use until the seventies! Boy, I rea … | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

We Won't See Jesse Pinkman Again After Better Call Saul, According To Aaron Paul

For the last 15 years, Aaron Paul has been synonymous with Jesse Pinkman, the character he originated on "Breaking Bad" back in 2007. Now, after 64 long hours of television and the "El Camino" feature film, Paul is finally saying goodbye to everyone's favorite b****-dropping boy … | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Scientists use supercritical carbon dioxide to power the grid

Sandia has been working on the project for more than a decade – now comes scaling | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Guix bootstrap toolchain fails to build on NVMe disk

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How Eraserhead Led David Lynch To The Elephant Man's Script

David Lynch's sophomore film "The Elephant Man" has an origin story that's almost as crazy as the film itself. A period piece set in the Victorian era, the epic drama is about a man with significant facial deformity working as a sideshow attraction. He is brutally mistreated by t … | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Charlie Points Us All Toward the Weekend

“It’s this direction.” Well, thank you, Charlie, for your help in this critical mission. You are indeed a good dog. — JS | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

A Neurologist’s Tips for Fighting Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s

When does forgetfulness become something more serious? And how can we delay or even prevent that change? We talk to brain expert Richard Restak | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Tokenization vs. In-House Encryption vs. Evervault Encryption – Blog – Evervault

Tokenization and In-House Encryption both suffer from critical weaknesses. Our solution combines the benefits of both techniques to keep your data safe. | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Streaming Surpassed Cable for the First Time

Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced that streaming usage surpassed cable in July to claim the largest share of television viewing for the first time, according to The Gauge , Nielsen's monthly total TV and streaming snapshot. Streaming represented a record 34.8% share of total televis … | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Jacobin: Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad: US Empire in Withdrawal

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Show HN: How to Implement a GameKit Leaderboard in SwiftUI

In this article we will talk about why and how to implement the GameCenter's Leaderboard [] within your app. Why GameCenter is Making a Huge Revival You can make iPhone games wit … | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

What Can a Long-Forgotten Moth Tell Us About Climate Change?

The 149-year-old specimen is one of millions at Britain's Natural History Museum. | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Why A Serbian Film Is Misunderstood, And More Relevant Than Ever

Some films are so disgusting, repellent, violent, prurient, or tasteless that audiences find themselves unable to easily define them.  Films like Pier Paolo Pasolini's "Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom," Lars Von Trier's "Antichrist," Gaspar Noë's "Irreversible," Ruggerio Deodato's … | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Samsung gives its new foldables a performance mode with better battery life

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Immersive Real World Through Deep Billboards

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Richest Silicon Valley Suburb Says Build Anywhere but Here

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Ask HN: What's the Color of Your Dreams?

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Covid’s Harmful Effects on the Brain Reverberate Years Later

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Ask HN: How to Talk Tech?

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How the Chile Became Hot

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Ask HN: Why has Lastpass extension started inserting an empty div on every page?

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