Trump press strategy
Original source of a popular media critique
trump  politics  propaganda 
15 hours ago
Alternative Facts
Trump administration start early redefining truth
trump  politics  america  facts  journalism 
Women's march photos
Global protests against Trump
trump  protest  womensmarch 
Space Claw charging
Lighting at Sutro tower /cc @thisisaaronland
sanfrancisco  sutro  spaceclaw 
2 days ago
Trump's conflict of interests
WSJ visualization of 500+ entities that threaten his presidency
trump  politics  ethics  visualization 
3 days ago
POTUS digital transition
Very thoughtful plan on how to hand over the Twitter account, etc.
twitter  potus  politics  goldman 
4 days ago
Zuckerberg in Kauai
Bullying his way through the courts to claim land
hawaii  hawai'i  zuckerberg  facebook  property 
4 days ago
Bibliography management software for academics
bibliography  writing  academics  citation 
4 days ago
Alt right forum drama
Hilarious historical account of how the neo-Nazi movement is going down the same Internet rabbit hole other online communities have
trump  politics  altright  forum  meme 
4 days ago
Cops Lie
Detailed investigation of how police cameras show how cops sometimes lie
police  lie  safety 
5 days ago
Tinder coder
Funny essay about guys using coding as a pickup line, or maybe hookups as a recruiting tool
tinder  dating  funny  gender  programming 
5 days ago
Demand Protest!
Weird fake site about paying protestors
protest  politics  propaganda 
5 days ago
Tent Cities of SF
Editorial from last month about the state of homelessness in San Francisco
sf  sanfrancisco  homelessness  mentalillness  compassion 
6 days ago
Homeless mother, dead baby
Heartbreaking story of mental illness and homelessness in Portland
portland  homeless  mentalhealth 
6 days ago
The Problem With AMP
Well written essay about Google's new mobile walled garden
google  amp  mobile  via:hackernews  lockin 
6 days ago
Snippets of random Youtube videos with zero views
video  cutup  random  youtube  via:metafilter 
6 days ago
Abstract geoart
Nice feature on Bill Morris' neat satellite photo / machine learning art
art  geography  maps  machinelearning 
7 days ago
Alt-Right vs Jews
Prominent online white supremacist has a Jewish wife, alt-right community freaks out
racism  politics  altright  jews  hate 
7 days ago
The Stench of Torture
Torture only works to dehumanize the torturer
torture  civilrights  humanrights  trump  politics 
9 days ago
A simple, unified notifications system
notifications  sms  messages 
9 days ago
On "fake news"
Excellent analysis of how the term "fake news" has been robbed of meaning, and broader propaganda goals
politics  propaganda  journalism 
9 days ago
Super Mario Run onboarding
Devastating critique of the new Nintendo iPhone game
games  nintendo  userinterface  ui 
10 days ago
Shadow Brokers quit
Hacker group likely to be Russian government is quitting, or lulzing, or something
russia  politics  hacking 
10 days ago
USDS Report to Congress
Group doing modern Internet development for government
usds  government  politics 
10 days ago
Calling Bullshit
A college course about falsehoods in statistical research, big data, and rhetoric
bullshit  datascience  machinelearning  statistics 
10 days ago
Video Game Luck
Probability and perception manipulated for fun
games  luck  probability 
10 days ago
Trump insanity with National Guard
Firing the head of DC National Guard literally the moment he is sworn in, during the inauguration event
trump  politics  washingtondc  nationalguard 
10 days ago
Trump dossier details
Information on motives of the source
trump  politics  dossier 
12 days ago
Software repeatability
Problems of doing science with software that you can't reliably re-run
software  science  repeatability 
12 days ago
Trump / Russia allegations
Full intelligence dossier, uncorroborated and suspicious, but lots of detail that seems plausible
trump  politics  russia  manafort 
13 days ago
Trump compromised by Russia?
FBI has intelligence from multiple sources that the Russians have personal and financial leverage over Trump
trump  politics  gop  fbi 
13 days ago
Forth Worth subway
A weird private short subway for a parking garage. /cc @enf
texas  dallas  fortworth  transit  subway 
14 days ago
VC Reserves
Details on how venture capital reinvests in portfolio companies
startups  funding  reserve  vc 
14 days ago
Swedish SIGINT
Details of cyberwarfare from Scandanavia
sweden  america  politics  nsa  privacy 
14 days ago
1.5 million gamer records
Hacker / leak, but some interesting data
games  gaming  hacker  badtech  esea  esl  esports 
14 days ago
Patreon: $100M
Direct payment to creative people is working!
financing  art  startups  patreon  games 
14 days ago
Higher level neural network library
python  machinelearning  ai  theano  tensorflow 
14 days ago
Visual Studio Code
Yet another Javascript code editor, cross platform
editor  atom  sublime  javascript  coding 
15 days ago
Brackets editor
Another editor built in Javascript
editor  atom  sublime  coding 
15 days ago
Geek Squad informants
National chain of computer support people had a side business selling customers out to the FBI
fbi  privacy  bestbuy  geeksquad  childporn 
15 days ago
Trump loves Wikileaks
Details of how Trump was happy to have the Russian hack influence the election
trump  politics  russia  clinton  wikileaks  lies 
15 days ago
Kushner's conflicts
More corruption at the center of the Trump family
trump  corruption  politics  china  business  ethics 
16 days ago
Russian election influence
News article summarizing the declassified intelligence report
russia  politics  trump  election  propaganda 
16 days ago
Noncombatant uniformed services
In addition to the military, the US has NOAA and public health uniformed officers
noaa  dhs  uniform  america 
17 days ago
NextBus broken
Muni's bus notification system relied on AT&T 2G cellular
att  nextbus  cellular  muni  transit  sanfrancisco  badtech 
17 days ago
Yugoslavian computer pinups
1980s Eastern European computer magazine had cheesecake photos of women
funny  yugoslavia  soviet  computer  cheese  sexism 
17 days ago
SF Historical Creek Map
Better rendering than I've seen of this before
maps  sanfrancisco  history  rivers  water 
17 days ago
Russian election influence
Public report from the US intelligence community
russia  putin  trump  election  hacking  politics 
17 days ago
A Sanrio character for office alcoholic rage
sanrio  japan  animation  funny  rage  anger 
17 days ago
Ghostcrawler on abuse
Famous game designer talks about dealing with hostile gamer fans
games  blizzard  riotgames  riot  abuse 
17 days ago
Russian hacking intel
Some hints at what's in the classified briefing
russia  hacking  politics  trump  putin 
18 days ago
TQ in Public Policy
Statement from White House CTO about need for more tech capability in government positions
politics  tech  amac 
18 days ago
Obama metrics
Nice set of numbers that make the Obama administration look good
obama  politics  president  economics 
18 days ago
The Agency
Report from Russia's online propaganda arm
russia  politics  trump  propaganda 
18 days ago
NTP Pool vs Great Firewall
Chinese citizen wants to serve time on the Internet; thwarted by UDP firewall
internet  china  ntp  firewall 
19 days ago
Padme needed an ob/gyn
Darth Vader was created because the Empire lacked prenatal health care
starwars  feminism  funny  via:metafilter  obgyn 
19 days ago
Secureworks on Podesta
The June 2016 report that confirmed Russian hacking of Clinton campaign emails, including Podesta
podesta  clinton  hacking  russia  badtech 
19 days ago
Tech employee advice
Details on evaluating an equity package
stock  startups  equity  business 
20 days ago
Vermont utility hack update
Probably not a directed Russian attack, also details on malware chatter
russia  hacking  malware  vermont  security  badtech 
20 days ago
Leap second postmortem
Cloudflare code failed when time went backwards
time  ntp  cloudflare  leapsecond 
21 days ago
Leap second in Redhat
Details of Linux options for leap seconds
leapsecond  time  ntp  redhat  linux 
22 days ago
Facebook 2016 Year in Review
A roundup of user-hostile things Facebook has done
facebook  privacy  badtech 
22 days ago
9th century Persian who invented algebra, much other mathematics. The word "algorithm" is literally his name.
math  history  algebra 
23 days ago
India's identity system
Aadhaar, tied to biometrics, open access
identity  india  openid  login  password 
23 days ago
Favourite maps from 2016
Nice collection of things I hadn't seen elsewhere
maps  cartography  design 
24 days ago
3d audio history
PC gaming technology of the 90s was lost
games  3d  sound  overwatch  audio  directsound3d  directx 
24 days ago
Uber + Pittsburgh
A very detailed look at the relationship between the startup and the city
uber  pittsburgh  corruption  startup 
25 days ago
Russian Malicious Cyber Activity
Technical report of the Russian attacks against the 2016 election
dnc  russia  politics  badtech  hacking 
25 days ago
Newspaper Python
Library for parsing news sites
journalism  coding  python  nlp  text  scraping 
25 days ago
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