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Japan's Directorate for Signals Intelligence
Japan's Directorate for Signals Intelligence

The Intercept has a long article on Japan's equivalent of the NSA: the Directorate for Signals Intelligence.…
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Conferences in Europe and Asia this weeken
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Happy Sunday, hacks and hackers! If you're in Europe, you may have heard…
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Germany Acts to Tame Facebook, Learning From Its Own History of Hate
At a Facebook deletion center in Berlin, the agents, who work for a third-party firm, remove illegal hate speech from the social network. Credit Gordon Welters…
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2 days ago
Selecting all Columns Except One in PostgreSQL
Google’s BigQuery has a very interesting SQL language feature , which I’ve missed many times in other databases: select: SELECT [{ ALL | DISTINCT }] { […
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2 days ago
An experimental port of React Native to the web
#88 — May 18, 2018

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A Modern Web Stack: Ruby on Rails 5 API + Create React App — It’s not often we get to see a complete guide to…
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4 days ago
What if JavaScript becomes the default programming language
#386 — May 18, 2018

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JavaScript Weekly

Psst.. there's a cool graph at the bottom of this issue showing what testing tools JavaScript…
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4 days ago
The Front-End Tooling Survey 2018 Results
#340 — May 16, 2018

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Frontend Focus

The Front-End Tooling Survey 2018 Results — Over 5,000 frontend developers took part in this survey we…
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4 days ago
Container-Adapting Tabs With "More" Button | CSS-Tricks
Or the priority navigation pattern, or progressively collapsing navigation menu. We can name it in at least three ways. There are multiple UX solutions for tabs…
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5 days ago
The End of Third-Party Twitter Clients?
“Apps of a Feather” — a joint statement from the developers of several top third-party Twitter clients : After August 16th, 2018 , “streaming services” at…
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5 days ago
Data-driven Bundling, GraphQL, Web Push, sonarwhal, Lighthouse & React Patterns! 😲 — Pony Foo Weekly
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5 days ago
The Entire Economy Is MoviePass Now. Enjoy It While You Can.
I’ve got a great idea for a start-up. Want to hear the pitch? It’s called the 75 Cent Dollar Store. We’re going to sell dollar bills for 75 cents — no service…
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5 days ago
Plugged In | Microsoft Story Labs
plugged in The new Xbox Adaptive Controller will make gaming accessible to people with a broad range of disabilities. By Deborah Bach BY DEBORAH BACH BY DEBORAH…
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5 days ago
U.S. Army, Uber sign research agreement
LOS ANGELES -- Uber and U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Army Research Laboratory, announced today a Cooperative Research and…
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5 days ago
Research shows GM potato variety combined with new management techniques can cut fungicide use by up to 90% - FarmIreland.ie
Research shows GM potato variety combined with new management techniques can cut fungicide use by up to 90% Potatoes FarmIreland Team Twitter Facebook Email May…
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5 days ago
After 5 years and $3M, here's everything we've learned from building Ghost
Last week marked the fifth anniversary since the Ghost Kickstarter campaign which started it all. It's always fun to use these milestones to take a step back…
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6 days ago
Fuse goes open source, Google IO announcments and news from Build
Mobile Dev Weekly

May 16, 2018   #207

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Exploring Progressive Web Apps to Enhance eBay’s Mobile Experience — A look at how eBay is…
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6 days ago
Prisma raises $4.5M to build the GraphQL data layer for all databases | Prisma
Prisma is a performant open-source GraphQL ORM layer and the fastest way to build a GraphQL server with any database. Our story: The rise of GraphQL, Graphcool…
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6 days ago
Repairs
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6 days ago
New CSS features that are changing web design
#339 — May 9, 2018

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New CSS Features That Are Changing Web Design — Widely available, but relatively new, Web technologies like…
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7 days ago
Sending Inaudible Commands to Voice Assistants
Sending Inaudible Commands to Voice Assistants

Researchers have demonstrated the ability to send inaudible commands to voice assistants like Alexa, Siri, and…
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7 days ago
Blockchain, podcasts and paid memberships
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8 days ago
Ahead of Vote on Gina Haspel, Senate Pulls Access to Damning Classified Memo
As the Senate prepares for a Wednesday vote on whether to confirm Gina Haspel as director of the CIA, the Senate Intelligence Committee has restricted access to…
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8 days ago
Stop Asking What Happened Before Someone Started Filming Police Brutality
Black people don’t wear body cameras. We probably should, but we aren’t filming 360 degrees of our lives 24/7. So when an everyday black man, woman, boy, or…
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8 days ago
White House leakers leak about leaking
My colleague Mike Allen, who has spent nearly 20 years covering the White House, says we learn more about what's going on inside the Trump White House in a week…
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8 days ago
Graph Theory — BaseCS Video Series
If you've watched any of my previous videos , you might already be familiar with something called trees . Trees are a data structure that are non-linear, which…
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8 days ago
J.R.R. Tolkien Expressed a “Heartfelt Loathing” for Walt Disney and Refused to Let Disney Studios Adapt His Work
in Animation, Literature | May 2nd, 2018 4 Comments Facebook Reddit Digg Vk Print Delicious Buffer Pocket Xing Tumblr Mail Yummly Telegram Flipboard…
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8 days ago
Progress - A Tiny Tool to Monitor Progress for (cp, mv, dd, tar, etc.) Commands in Linux
Progress , formerly known as Coreutils Viewer , is a light C command that searches for coreutils basic commands such as cp , mv , tar , dd , gzip/gunzip , cat ,…
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8 days ago
Tool for journalists: InterviewJS, for turning interviews into interactive chats
This free tool allows readers to 'interact' with an interviewee making the content and reading experience more engaging Posted: 10 May 2018 By: What is it: An…
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8 days ago
await vs return vs return await
Posted 07 December 2017 When writing async functions, there are differences between await vs return vs return await , and picking the right one is important.…
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9 days ago
Google’s Plan To Make Tech Less Addictive
We know that our smartphones are making us unhappy . At its annual developer’s conference this week, Google revealed that 70% of its users actually want help…
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9 days ago
ES Modules enabled by default in Firefox 60
#385 — May 11, 2018

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Guess.js: A Toolkit for Using Data To Improve User Experiences — An interesting project that can use…
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10 days ago
Angular 6 and Dojo 2 Released
#384 — May the 4th Be With You

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Angular 6.0 Released — A major release focused on Angular’s toolchain (particularly Angular…
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10 days ago
SafetySat
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11 days ago
The best way to bind event handlers in React
#87 — May 11, 2018

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The React State Museum — An interesting code-led tour of different React state management systems by example.…
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11 days ago
Mocking React/Apollo Data Tables for Web UI Development
Recently, I was tasked with creating a new screen containing a table of data for a project using React and Apollo . In the past, we would typically start by…
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11 days ago
Airline Ticket Fraud
New research: "Leaving on a jet plane: the trade in fraudulently obtained airline tickets:"

Abstract: Every day, hundreds of people fly on airline tickets that…
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11 days ago
Using 'npm audit' to Identify Insecure Dependencies
#237 — May 10, 2018

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Node Weekly

Using 'npm audit' to Identify Insecure Dependencies — npm 6 and npm 5.10 include a new feature to perform a…
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11 days ago
Android P is Google's most ambitious update in years
Mobile Dev Weekly

May 9, 2018   #206

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How to Tailor Your PWA for Windows — How to install, run, and enhance your PWA as a Windows 10…
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11 days ago
Play with a real-time lifecycle method visualizer for React
#86 — May 4, 2018

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React Lifecycle Visualizer: A Real-Time Visualizer for Lifecycle Methods — Trace components by applying a…
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11 days ago
Duplex, Prepack, AWS Lambda, AI, Outages, pm2, RegExp, Gambling & Technical Debt! 🤖 — Pony Foo Weekly
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Package World

A Gentle…
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12 days ago
And for His Next Act, Ev Williams Will Fix the Internet
For years, Ev Williams was saddled with doubts. As a co-founder of Blogger and Twitter and, more recently, as the chief executive of the digital publishing…
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12 days ago
Apple, Influence, and Ive
Hands-On The Seiko Prospex SPB077 And SPB079 By James Stacey Recommended Reading More Old, Issued Rolex Watches In One Place Than You Ever Thought Possible By…
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12 days ago
No Thanks, Google. I'll Speak for Myself.
Photo credit: Shutter Stock / Phonlamai Photo Google, you complete me. On the other hand, maybe you shouldn't. Yesterday at its I/O conference, the search giant…
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13 days ago
dave yarwood · Taskwarrior, where have you been all my life?
I’ve been thinking a lot about task management lately. I’ve actually beenthinking about it for years. I’ve always been searching for the optimal way tosort…
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13 days ago
Tech’s Two Philosophies
Even though Apple’s developer conference is still a few weeks away, I think it’s safe to say that the demo of Google Duplex at yesterday’s Google I/O keynote…
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13 days ago
Virginia Beach Police Want Encrypted Radios
Virginia Beach Police Want Encrypted Radios

This article says that the Virginia Beach police are looking to buy encrypted radios.

Virginia Beach police…
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13 days ago
Research Areas by Size and Countedness
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13 days ago
A Gentle Introduction to Prepack, Part 1
Note: When this guide is more complete, the plan is to move it into Prepack documentation. For now I put it out as a gist to gather initial feedback. A Gentle…
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13 days ago
The Law Against Lying and False News in Colonial Massachusetts
Post Content Share this post: Lying or spreading “false news” was treated as a crime in colonial Massachusetts. In 1645 the Massachusetts Bay Colony passed a…
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14 days ago
Introducing CloudEvents 0.1 – Austen Collins – Medium
Last week at CloudNativeCon & KubeCon, a specification was announced that aims to help people and applications handle event data, called CloudEvents .…
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14 days ago
An Issue with Issues · Henry Zhu
Here's a short story about discovering the Lock Threads Probot ! So you find yourself looking at GitHub notifications (yet again 🙂). Whether you're doing it out…
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14 days ago
How We Found New Patterns in LA's Homeless Arrest Data
The stats are simple: Arrests in the city of Los Angeles have gone down 15% since 2011, but arrests of homeless people have gone up 31%. By far the top charges…
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14 days ago
Why I'm leaving Open Source · Ticki's blog
Hi everyone, It is pretty hard to preface this. Open Source has been such a big part of mylife for a long time. I have been working on Open Source projects,…
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15 days ago
Open sourcing Terratest: a swiss army knife for testing infrastructure code
Tools to test Terraform, Packer, Docker, AWS, and much more Infrastructure as code (IaC) tools such as Terraform, Packer, and Docker offer a number of…
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15 days ago
acdlite/recompose
Recompose Recompose is a React utility belt for function components and higher-order components. Think of it like lodash for React. Full API documentation -…
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15 days ago
Events you should check out this summer
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Summer is on its way (or rather,…
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15 days ago
NASA advisers say SpaceX rocket technology could put lives at risk
When Elon Musk and his team at SpaceX were looking to make their Falcon 9 rocket even more powerful, they came up with a creative idea — keep the propellant at…
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16 days ago
Google News to be revamped, incorporate YouTube videos and magazines
Enlarge Google / Ron Amadeo A report from AdAge claims that Google News will soon be going through some more changes. According to the report, Google News is…
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16 days ago
Exploring React Native Ecosystem - backend, database and best libraries
I have spoken to nearly a thousand developers and product makers about React native. From what I observed, very few actually knew about the diverse react native…
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16 days ago
How I Reduced the Size of My React Native App by 86%
How and Why You Should Do It Yep that’s how me measure things I borrowed 25$ from my friend to start a Play Store Developer account to put up my first app. I…
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16 days ago
Switching from cluster module to PM2 & RabbitMQ in Node.js
If you have been using Node.js for sometime, you should know that it is single threaded . This is why you can’t take full advantage of multiple core machines…
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16 days ago
North Korea says denuclearization pledge not result of U.S.-led...
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Sunday its intention to denuclearize, unveiled at a historic inter-Korean summit, was not the result of U.S.-led sanctions…
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16 days ago
How Instagram makes its app feel quicker by prefetching data
Mobile Dev Weekly

May 2, 2018   #205

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Measuring Sites with Mobile-First Optimization Tools — Not sure how to remove the code debt that…
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16 days ago
Are interruptions really worse for programmers than for other knowledge workers?
This is quite a popular cartoon. I posted this in a comment on why programmers wear headphones a year ago, and it has received 63 ❤s. But I think we like this…
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17 days ago
ianstormtaylor/permit
An unopinionated authentication library for building Node.js APIs. Usage • Why? • Principles • Examples • Documentation Permit makes it easy to add an…
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17 days ago
Preventing Tick Bites on People | Lyme Disease | CDC
While it is a good idea to take preventive measures against ticks year-round, be extra vigilant in warmer months (April-September) when ticks are most active.…
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17 days ago
One space between each sentence, they said. Science just proved them wrong.
(iStock) In the beginning, the rules of space bar were simple. Two spaces after each period. Every time. Easy. That made sense in the age of the typewriter.…
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17 days ago
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