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Truvada and HIV stigma
Excellent essay on gay men's sex lives
prep  sex  hiv  truvada  gay  lgbt 
7 hours ago
Github vs trolls
Company takes steps to address its misogyny problem
sexism  github  tech  diversity  misogyny 
8 hours ago
Trump / Clinton insiders
Debate amongst campaign staff reveals much
politics  trump  clinton 
yesterday
US infrastructure maps
Nice renderings of railroads, pipelines, etc
america  unitedstates  infrastructure  maps  visualization 
2 days ago
Uber financials
Heavily skeptical take on the car company
uber  business  via:hackernews  finance 
2 days ago
Meet cute
A trope from TV and film; the boy and the girl in a story always meet each other in a "cute" way
tv  film  narrative  movies 
2 days ago
DAPL TFR
FAA has restricted aircraft over the protest in North Dakota
northdakota  dapl  protest  faa  tfr 
3 days ago
spez apology
Reddit CEO apologizes for editing user comments, punishes some abusers
trump  politics  reddit  freespeech  censorship 
3 days ago
North Carolina do-over
Fallout from their racist election tampering; must hold a new election
politics  racism  northcarolina  voting 
3 days ago
Trump DC lease problem
Lease on his hotel in Washington DC clearly states he can't be an elected official
trump  politics  washingtondc  ethics  conflict 
4 days ago
Bird Sounds
Machine learning aided visualization /cc @celesteramsay
birds  ornithology  machinelearning  google 
4 days ago
Electoral college fragility
Tiny changes in state borders change the whole election
politics  elections  gerrymandering  maps 
4 days ago
Anti-semitic academic threats
More of a rising tide of hate, one Trump specific
trump  politics  jews  civilrights  universities 
5 days ago
Mac App Store scams
Good apps aren't in the store, just scams
apple  macos  scam 
6 days ago
UUID history
The origin of the 8-4-4-4-12 format for UUIDs
uuid  guid  id  database  apollo 
6 days ago
Hina missing from Disneyʼs Moana
Cultural critique from a Polynesian expert
disney  movies  moana  religion 
6 days ago
Muslim genocide threats
Someone's sending pro-Trump threatening letters to mosques in California
california  civilrights  muslims  genocide  humanrights 
6 days ago
Matthew Picton | Artist
Paper sculpture based on city layouts
via:migurski  maps  art 
6 days ago
PropOrNot a problem
Claim that the Washington Post story on Russian propaganda comes from an unreliable, anonymous source
politics  trump  russia  propaganda 
6 days ago
!Xóõ
Speech sample from a phonetically complex click language
language  africa  click  xhosa 
6 days ago
MUNI ransomware
San Francisco's transit payment system got hacked
badtech  muni  sanfrancisco  ransomware 
6 days ago
Trump's fake news team
Folks close to Trump also involved with propaganda sites
propaganda  journalism  politics  trump 
7 days ago
Russian propaganda in election
Details of Russia's role in the various kinds of fake news that aided Trump
russia  politics  trump  espionage  sabotage 
7 days ago
Clinton recount
Statement from the Clinton team on vote recount
voting  politics  clinton  trump  election 
7 days ago
Gerrymandering maps
Visualization of a subversion of democracy
voting  politics  democracy  northcarolina  maps  gerrymandering 
8 days ago
zget
Simple ZeroConf tool for copying a file between two machines
files  zeroconf  copying  transfer 
8 days ago
spaCy NLP
Natural Language Parsing for Python
python  nlp  machinelearning  programming  code 
9 days ago
Reddit CEO dumbness
Head of Reddit snaps and edits some user comments, apologizes
reddit  politics  censorship 
9 days ago
LosslessCut
Quick tool for cropping video
video  ffmpeg  crop 
9 days ago
California vote by mail
SB 450 moves CA to voting by mail by 2024
california  politics  voting 
9 days ago
California vote-by-mail
Nevada County is going to try vote-by-mail in 2018
california  voting  politics 
9 days ago
Through a Looking Glass Darkly
2013 bit of agitprop by Mr. Fish, newly topical
america  politics  racism  kkk  mrfish  art 
9 days ago
Facebook deceptive ads
Zuckerberg's post about misinformation has two ads with misinformation
ads  facebook  fakenews  misinformation 
10 days ago
Ukraine election hacked
Evidence from 2014 that Russia hacked the Ukraine election
ukraine  russia  politics  badtech  voting  hack 
10 days ago
Was the election hacked?
Responsible article arguing that we need to start verifying votes against paper ballots
voting  hacked  election  politics 
10 days ago
American community survey
US census data about people's culture
america  census  data  maps 
11 days ago
Superman / American
Hi-res scan of an anti-racism poster
superman  politics  racism  1950s  comics 
11 days ago
Homeopathy kills
Product for infants contains "inconsistent amount" of deadly poison
poison  medicine  homeopathy  healthcare 
12 days ago
Case study of fake news
Details of how propaganda propagates
news  politics  trump  journalism  propaganda 
12 days ago
Rural political bias
Various ways US federal policies give disproportionate power to rural areas
politics  rural  urban  america 
12 days ago
Cloudflare's IPv6 view
Web hosting service in a unique position to measure IPv6 usage
ipv6  internet  networking 
12 days ago
Alt-Right rally
Including Nazi propaganda "in the original German"
politics  racism  trump  altright 
12 days ago
Muslim registry plusuntrue
Trump spokesman tries to rewrite history
orwell  trump  politics  muslims 
14 days ago
Trump must divest
Astonishing WSJ editorial
trump  politics  ethics 
14 days ago
Takei on internment
Strong, personal reflection on Trump threats to Muslims
racism  takei  politics  trump  muslims  civilrights  japanese 
15 days ago
SF Clarion Alley
Details on one of San Francisco's biggest street art galleries
streetart  sf  sanfrancisco  art 
15 days ago
what.cd eulogy
Appreciation of a music sharing community
bittorrent  torrent  music  copyright  whatcd 
15 days ago
Richard Spencer interview
Jaw-dropping, upsetting, calm NPR interview with a white nationalist / alt-right leader
politics  racism  nazis  whitenationalist  altright  trup 
16 days ago
A Theranos whistleblower
Detailed story of a young man defying his grandfather, on the board of directors
theranos  whistleblower  science  medicine  fraud 
16 days ago
Fake news writer
Interview with someone completely amoral
politics  news  journalism  facebook  adsense 
16 days ago
How to use AWS
Some observations from the Skyliner architecture
aws  skyliner  docker  devops 
16 days ago
Russia tampered with US election
NSA head confirms Clinton campaign was targeted, but does not specifically name Russia
russia  politics  clinton  election  badtech 
17 days ago
jitter needle
Defense of a problematic design element
politics  jitter  design  anxiety 
18 days ago
Trump deportation plans
Details on how he gets to 2-3M people to deport
trump  politics  immigrants 
18 days ago
Google vs fake news
Ads now has a policy against fake news
google  news  journalism  politics 
18 days ago
Facebook employees rebel
More details on the problem of fake viral news
facebook  journalism  news  politics 
18 days ago
Election Security
Excellent essay on how vulnerable our elections are
security  badtech  politics  election  voting 
18 days ago
cliffs & coasts
A friend's project: custom jewelry based on the shapes of mountains and coastlines
jewelry  geo  maps  gis 
18 days ago
Dan Gillmor on Trump
Wise journalist reflects on journalist mistakes during the campaign, risks after
journalism  politics  trump 
20 days ago
Autocracy: Rules for Survival
Strongly worded essay about coping with a Trump presidency
trump  politics  russia  autocracy 
22 days ago
Silicon Valley and Trump
How quickly folks move to normalize and collaborate
siliconvalley  politics  trump  tech  startups 
22 days ago
Drawing the planet in brushstrokes
Beautiful images produced with neural networks and satellite images
maps  art  neuralnetworks  satellites  planetlabs 
22 days ago
Nebra Sky Disc
A remarkable Bronze Age archeological find in Germany
via:metafilter  archeology  bronzeage  astronomy  history 
22 days ago
Vote turnout analysis
Academic statistical papers on things that affect voter turnout
voting  politics  civilrights 
26 days ago
Beaten at Trump rally
Unarmed protestor nearly choked to death in panic
protest  politics  trump  violence 
27 days ago
Voting line in North Carolina
Voter suppression in action; inadequate capacity
northcarolina  unc  voting  politics 
28 days ago
State of IP Spoofing
BCP 38 compliance stats. Roughly half to 1/4 of the Internet still allows spoofing
internet  security  ddos  badtech 
28 days ago
NTP BCP
Best practices for NTP servers; security, etc
ntp  time  securitytheater 
28 days ago
FBI v Clinton
US National Police meddling in election. "there’s a revolution going on inside the FBI and it’s now at a boiling point.”
politics  clinton  trump  fbi 
28 days ago
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