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Gun Sense in America
Inspiring podcast, Jason Kander interviewing Shannon Watts, the founder of Moms Demand Action
nra  guns  politics  kander  podcast 
1 hour ago
Matt Cutts interview
Former Google engineer now heads up the US Digital Service
government  mattcutts  codeforamerica  politics  democracy 
yesterday
Bitcoin Hashrate Distribution
List of who controls Bitcoin. The two biggest (BTC.com and AntPool) together are Bitmain
bitmain  bitcoin  hash  consensus  blockchain 
yesterday
Bitmain
Profile of the Chinese blockchain company that dominates Bitcoin mining with ASICs
china  bitcoin  cryptocurrency  blockchain  bitmain 
yesterday
RIP Paul Bocuse
Famous French chef passes away
france  bocuse  lyon  finedining 
yesterday
CBP vs Courts
In Trump's first Muslim ban the border patrol deliberately ignored federal court orders
court  justice  ruleoflaw  immigration  cbp  customs  trump  politics 
2 days ago
FFmpeg VBR Settings
Short guide to video encoding quality settings
codec  ffmpeg  avconv  x265 
3 days ago
Twitter in 2016 election
Company trying to come clean about how they were used for Russian propaganda
trump  politics  twitter 
3 days ago
NRA Kremlin Connection
Gun lobbyists friendly with Russia, helped them help Trump
politics  trump  nra  corruption 
3 days ago
Stormy Daniels' story
Interview with the porn star that Trump later paid $130,000 to so she'd keep quiet
porn  trump  politics  stormydaniels 
3 days ago
Trump's hooker company
Details on the LLC Trump established to pay off one of his prostitutes
trump  politics  scandal  prostitute  stormydaniels 
3 days ago
Men koans
Confident masculine rhetoric
feminism  rhetoric  masculinity  tedious 
4 days ago
Uber / Kalanick details
Nothing new, but very detailed accounting of all the various failures that came to light so swiftly
kalanick  uber 
4 days ago
Shithole details
Durbin on the record about the immigration meeting with Trump
trump  politics  immigration  daca  shithole 
4 days ago
Tech vs Free Speech
Thoughtful essay on how the modern tech world does not enable truly free speech
freespeach  press  tech  twitter  politics 
5 days ago
Pornhub during Hawaii false alert
Searches for porn dropped 77% during the false Hawaii missile alert. Day's total never recovered
pornhub  hawaii  porn  politics  armageddon 
5 days ago
Heat maps vs hot spot maps
Two separate geographic density techniques
maps  heatmaps  hotspots  visualization 
6 days ago
Trump lies about his height
Various photographs prove he's nowhere near the 6'3" he claims. Not a big lie, but the silliest kind.
trump  lying  politics  height 
6 days ago
Immigration raid on the SF Bay Area
Trump's ICE rumored to be making a show of force
trump  politics  bayarea  immigration 
6 days ago
OpenMapTiles
OpenStreetMap data cut into vector tiles with open source styles. Looks designed to be used with MapBox GL JS
mapbox  openstreetmap  maps  opensource  free  mapboxgljs 
6 days ago
Google Memory Loss
Google's search engine no longer comprehensively has old documents
google  search  history 
7 days ago
Bruce Lee with Lightsabers
What makes a good kung fu action sequence even better? Laser swords
lightsaber  brucelee  effects  kungfu  hongkong  movies 
7 days ago
Folium map library
Python library that renders to Leaflet maps. Integrates well in notebooks
maps  visualization  python  javascript 
7 days ago
George Clinton AMA
Legendary Dr. Funkenstein brings the space knowledge to Reddit
funk  pfunk  music  reddit  ama 
7 days ago
Going "Serverless"
Some details on how my Wanderin.gs project works
openpaths  maps  location  gps  googletimeline  tracking  serverless  server  implementation 
7 days ago
Wanderin.gs
My new location tracker project: iOS app + website
openpaths  maps  location  gps  googletimeline  tracking 
7 days ago
Bitcoin price manipulation
2013's runup from $150 to $1000 was artificially pumped
bitcoin  mtgox  fraud  scam  pumpndump 
8 days ago
Russian cyberwar
NotPetya attack against Ukraine attributed to Russia
russia  ukraine  cyberwar  notpetya  badtech 
9 days ago
Snowpiles
Visualization of snowfall; I like how simple the code is
snowfall  visualization  python  gdal 
9 days ago
Linguistic map of Europe
Lovely detailed map, excellent colors and key
maps  languages  europe 
9 days ago
Bitcoin Millionaires
Burn it all down, an NYT Style article
nytimes  style  bitcoin  cryptocurrency 
9 days ago
Twitter payola
tweetdecking; thousands of dollars a month to retweet spam
tweetdecking  twitter  spam  ads 
10 days ago
Steamed Hams / Nier: Automata
Semi-obscure meme meets semi-obscure videogame
games  funny  simpsons  steamedhams  nierautomata 
10 days ago
Meltdown patch impact
System monitoring graphs from a large AWS deployment
aws  amazon  meltdown  performance  badtech 
10 days ago
Embracing despair
No one is coming to save us from Trump's racism, a strong NYT op/ed
trump  racism  politics 
10 days ago
Open Web Analytics
Alternative to Google Analytics for web visitor stats
analytics  googleanalytics  web  publishing  website  tracking  stats 
10 days ago
#BlackHogwarts
Twitter can still occasionally be funny.
twitter  blacktwitter  funny  harrypotter 
10 days ago
Male Fashions (1951)
Jaw droppingly gay clothing from London
london  gay  lgbt  fashion  swimwear 
11 days ago
How Haiti became poor
Interesting bits of historical detail and racism
racism  america  trump  politics  haiti  history 
11 days ago
Trump vs the UK
American president cannot visit London; this must be a first since 1776.
trump  politics  america  london  uk  england  protest 
11 days ago
Women in pro Overwatch
Excellent roundup of stories about Blizzard's failure to have women professional players
gender  women  gaming  overwatch 
11 days ago
Optimal driving routes
Visualizing getting from the middle of the US to every county
america  maps  driving  routing  osm  openstreetmap 
11 days ago
Image to HTML
Neural network generates web page markup based on design pictures
neuralnetwork  ai  via:raffi  machinelearning 
11 days ago
Google Brain 2017
Summary of machine learning advances from Google
google  machinelearning  ai  jeffdean 
11 days ago
Uber evidence destruction tool
Ripley, an entire product built to hide evidence from law enforcement
uber  ripley  legal 
12 days ago
Russian spies in SF
Details of intelligence activities at the now-closed consulate in San Francisco
russia  spying  trump  intelligence  politics  spies 
12 days ago
Dutch v Trump
Journalists don't let the US ambassador get away with something outrageous
trump  politics  netherlands  journalism 
12 days ago
Resume review bias
Tips on not limiting your applicant pool when hiring by avoiding unconscious bias
hiring  diversity  tech  resume  racism 
13 days ago
Davis v. Bandemer
1986 court case that found that partisan gerrymanders were subject to court review
politics  gerrymandering  votingrights  voting  democracy  redistricting 
13 days ago
V7/x86
Ancient Unix built to run on modern PC hardware
v7  unix  retro  pc  computers 
13 days ago
AV1 codec
AOMedia Video 1 is the name of a new royalty free video codec in development
video  codec  av1 
13 days ago
North Carolina gerrymandering case
NYT overview of the decision against partisan gerrymandering
northcarolina  politics  gerrymandering  votingrights 
13 days ago
Completing Desert Golf
Endless procedural game has an end
games  golf  desertgolf  mobile 
14 days ago
SGAG
Singapore meme humor
singapore  memes 
14 days ago
Who Killed Captain Alex?
Ugandan film turned meme incubator
memes  uganda  movies 
14 days ago
Visualizing uncertainty
Guide to various data presentation techniques
statistics  data  visualization 
15 days ago
"Fire And Fury": Post-Truth
The sorry state of how journalism is consumed in 2018
politics  journalism  posttruth  trump 
15 days ago
Ian Dees
Profile of a map nerd, great guy
iandees  openstreetmap  osm  openaddresses  maps  engineers 
15 days ago
mydlinkBRionyg / abc12345cba
Idiots at Western Digital shipped a hardcoded login
westerndigital  security  badtech  password  login 
15 days ago
Alex Gulakov restraining order
CW: rape threats. A friend of mine has been the victim of this guy
gulakov  alexgulakov  rape  kellyellis  threats  feminism 
17 days ago
California cannabis licenses
Authoritative source for who has a license
California  marijuana  pot  cannabis  license 
17 days ago
History of Neural Nets
60 years of computer science in 4 short blog posts
computerscience  neuralnetworks  ai  machinelearning  ml  deeplearning 
18 days ago
Box breathing box
A small craft project for meditation
meditation  boxbreathing  breathing  adafruit  tmcw 
18 days ago
Box Breathing
A simple calming meditation technique
boxbreathing  via:tmcw  meditation  calming  breathing 
18 days ago
Fox → DVR → Trump → Twitter
Details on the President's unhealthy obsession with a TV news show
fox  tv  trump  politics  journalism  twitter 
18 days ago
Kander on voting rights
Editorial after the voter suppression committee disbanded
trump  politics  kander  voting  votingrights  kobach 
18 days ago
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