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Apple curvature
Design detail; softer curves make for nicer aesthetics
apple  design  curve  squircle 
22 hours ago
d3.express
Mike Bostock's new interactive programming environment for Javascript visualizations
javascript  programming  jupyter  notebook  ide 
23 hours ago
Fyre Festival Fiasco
Expensive Bahamas music event collapses
bahamas  funny  fraud  jarule  music  fiasco 
yesterday
Russian BGP hijack
Someone hijacked all Internet traffic for major financial service companies
bgp  finance  security  badtech  russia  hijack  cyberwar 
yesterday
Silicon Valley 1982
Extraordinary fanciful map; almost none of this is still there
maps  technology  siliconvalley 
2 days ago
Kalanick and Wii Tennis
A throwaway bit of hagiography cannot be verified
uber  kalanick  games  funny 
2 days ago
Gorka's PhD
Trump's pet neo-Nazi has a very dodgy PhD
gorka  politics  trump  phd  fraud 
2 days ago
Surprise Maps
Visualizing data accounting both for density and variance
bayesian  surprise  maps  visualization  statistics 
4 days ago
Red Pill Republican
Rape culture meets state legislature
politics  feminism  reddit  redpill  gop  republican 
4 days ago
YayYo
Scroll down; scammy sounding rideshare company doing a JOBS IPO
yayyo  uber  funny  scam  investment  sec 
5 days ago
Nevada County Peeps
Local community in the age of Facebook
facebook  nevadacounty  grassvalley  community 
5 days ago
Comey in 2016
Detailed article on decision to speak about Clinton, not Trump. Not sure I believe the conclusions.
nytimes  politics  trump  clinton  comey  fbi  democracy 
6 days ago
Kalanick profile
Lots of detail on the odious Uber founder
uber  kalanick  startups 
6 days ago
A Hundred Days of Trump
A realignment to reality and normalcy, should your head be spinning
trump  politics  normal 
6 days ago
Gay erasure
Reflections on the cost of America's ignoring LGBT people
gay  lgbt  jamesbeard  beard 
6 days ago
Heroes of the Storm networking
Details on how the MOBA uses the Starcraft engine
games  heroesofthestorm  hots  starcraft  rts  latency 
7 days ago
Banana Blender Surprise
Remarkably good article about a band from some friends of mine in high school years ago
music  sjs  stjohns  rccolamoonpie  bananablendersurprise  highschool 
7 days ago
Monkeybrains Outage Map
Interesting map of the current SF power outage
maps  power  pge  network  sanfrancisco 
7 days ago
Fearmongering at Homeland Security
Strongly worded essay on the dangers of incendiary rhetoric
nytimes  nyt  editorial  security  terrorism  politics  trump  dhs 
8 days ago
base65536
Exploring Unicode-equivalents of base64 ASCII encoding
encoding  ascii  twitter  unicode 
8 days ago
A Mind Is Born
256 byte C64 demo with great music
commodore64  c64  music  demoscene  scene  via:metafilter  demo 
8 days ago
Proud Boys
Dumb proto-brownshirt movement
trump  politics  antifa  facism  violence 
8 days ago
Gerrymandering in the court
Great overview on redistricting and upcoming Supreme Court cases
supremecourt  republicans  politics  redistricting  gerrymandering 
8 days ago
Is It Snappy?
Use iPhone camera to measure lag to 4ms
latency  lag  iphone  games  via:ckline  tools  responsiveness  hci 
8 days ago
Hawaii is a state
Sessions expresses confusion about how circuit courts work
hawaii  politics  trump  sessions 
8 days ago
Build a Better Monster
Maciej on Internet technology, politics, privacy. Very thoughtful
politics  maciej  advertising  facebook  internet 
8 days ago
MIT selling 8M IPv4 addresses
Rumor has it Amazon bought them for ~$100M
amazon  mit  ipv4  internet 
9 days ago
Redistricting software
Some of the history behind Maptitude, etc
maptitude  maps  redistricting  politics  gerrymandering 
9 days ago
Canadian redistricting history
Brookings report on Canadian redistribution; content starts about halfway through
canada  politics  redistricting  gerrymandering 
10 days ago
Redistricting: something Canada does better
Editorial on how Canadian redistricting works in practice
politics  canada  america  redistricting  gerrymandering 
10 days ago
Canadian districting
Non-partisan process for defining electoral districts
canada  politics  gerrymandering  districting 
10 days ago
Erik Prince + Trump
More details on the mercenary boss' advice. Trump team has denied the connection.
trump  politics  erikprince  blackwater  xe 
10 days ago
Sierra Snowpack
2017 looking good for water. Also interesting survey technology /cc @vruba
water  sierra  aso  drought  california 
10 days ago
S-Town Podcast
Excellent long form radio storytelling
journalism  shittown  stown  alabama  gay  radio  podcast 
10 days ago
Non-Private US land
Amateur map of federal, state, tribal, etc lands
america  maps  blm 
10 days ago
Looking Back at r/Place
Roundup of the Reddit April Fools experiment
reddit  aprilfools  place  art  collaborative 
10 days ago
RNC fundraising scandal
Gerrit Lansing lied about his involvement with Revv; Spicer repeated his lie
rnc  gop  scandal  politics  fundraising 
10 days ago
Berkeley violence plan
More details on the stupid violent protest / rally / riot last weekend
berkeley  protest  violence  trump  facism 
11 days ago
Google Earth Web
A remarkable accomplishment of WebGL
google  webgl  earth  maps 
11 days ago
USA Facts
Steve Ballmer built a startup to collect data on US government budget
politics  budget  ballmer  opendata  transparency 
11 days ago
Living on Kerguelen
Comment + photos from a guy who worked IT on a remote island at 50S
kergeuelen  antarctica  france  island  remote 
11 days ago
Detroit election results
Official tabulation published as clip art
election  politics  funny  openelections  detroit 
12 days ago
Inside MS08-067
Details of how Microsoft worked on one exploitable security hole
microsoft  security  bugs  badtech  worm  malware 
12 days ago
Berkeley violence details
Not a normal protest; facists and neo-Nazis
protest  trump  politics  neonazi  violence 
12 days ago
Kushner v Bannon
More insider gossip from the Trump White House
trump  politics  gossip 
13 days ago
French railway map
Zoomable and easy to view
maps  france  sncf  train  travel 
13 days ago
Trainline
European train search
train  france  travel  europe 
13 days ago
California vaccinations
New law requiring vaccinations is working
california  health  vaccination  kids 
13 days ago
Bureaucratic voice
Rhetorical devices used by organizations to avoid responsibility
rhetoric  bureaucracy  journalism  communication 
13 days ago
SNL Spicer parody
Sharp material on Spicer's Holocaust denial statements
spicer  politics  trump  holocaust  funny 
13 days ago
My dad is a conspiracy theorist
Personal essay on dealing with a father who believes right wing lunacy
politics  trump  pizzagate  family 
14 days ago
Spelunky documentary
Noclip hour long movie about the game. Attn @waxpancake
games  spelunky  noclip  movies 
14 days ago
Trump and 18F, USDS
Uncertain future for competent government IT
government  politics  trump  usds  18f  cfa 
14 days ago
Schools hitting children
Including photos of the special weapon used
school  education  paddling  humanrights  children  kids 
14 days ago
dungeonfs
Text adventure as FUSE filesystem
games  funny  fuse  via:hackernews 
14 days ago
Is Trump At Mar-a-Lago?
Convenient single-serving site
trump  politics 
14 days ago
Space Trump protest
Group flies a tweet to 90,000 feet, posts a photo
trump  politics  nasa  funny  protest  space 
14 days ago
Old Lights and New Lights
Comparison of 2012 and 2016 Earth-at-night images
maps  earth  light  electricity  india 
15 days ago
Carter Page and Rosneft
Video of Page saying he met with Rosneft, later edited in Russia Today version
propaganda  russia  politics  rosneft  trump  carterpage 
17 days ago
Trump eating cake
Remarkable bit of Buzzfeed journalism
buzzfeed  funny  trump  politics  syria 
17 days ago
Unpaywall
Chrome Extension to make it simpler to find full copies of scientific articles
science  openscience  publishing  pdf  library 
17 days ago
FISA vs Carter Page
Details of FBI investigation into Trump campaign member for Russia collusion
russia  trump  politics  carterpage  fisa 
17 days ago
Live Jelly Cam
Streaming jellyfish from the Monterey Aquarium
jellyfish  monterey  aquarium  live  streaming 
17 days ago
Rabois in Glen Park
VC wants to turn a house into a basketball gym
glenpark  sanfrancisco  realestate  sf  rabois 
17 days ago
amac's White House reflections
Deputy CTO for Obama talks about the job
obama  amac  cto  politics 
18 days ago
Opening a Titan II
Prying open the door of an abandoned missile silo
funny  missile  water  silo  backhoe 
18 days ago
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