Mass Shootings Bot
Tweets out each American mass shooting, a year later
guns  murder  america  massshooting 
11 hours ago
Concealed carry lifestyle
An American sickness of the spirit
guns  gunculture  america 
Uber driver earnings
Leaked documents show drivers earning ~$12/hour
drivers  uber  ridesharing  taxis 
4 days ago
XNU kernel
MacOS and iOS are both based on an open source Mach kernel
mach  machos  kernel  apple  ios  macos  software  opensource 
4 days ago
iOS kernel no longer encrypted
One theory: this means Apple can no longer be coerced to hide a backdoor for the FBI
fbi  nsa  civilliberties  apple  ios  security 
4 days ago
Trump supporter attacks
Vile threats for a man who wrote something critical of Trump
trump  online  threats  criticism 
5 days ago
What3Words examined
Thoughtful piece about the risks of the proprietary addressing system
what3words  maps  opendata  addressing 
5 days ago
Our friend the AR-15
The NRA pays its respects to the slaughtered in Orlando by praising the weapon that murdered them
nra  guns  ar-15  orlando 
6 days ago
Is Trump Broke?
The puzzle of the lack of financing
trump  politics 
6 days ago
Westworld (HBO)
Schlock sci-fi classic rebooting on HBO
hbo  westworld  tv  movies 
6 days ago
A transparent solution for storing secrets in git repos
git  encryption  security  code  github 
6 days ago
G2A and credit card fraud
Game developer claims the popular game code site is mostly trafficking keys from stolen credit cards
fraud  games  via:reddit  g2a 
6 days ago
Scott Wiener and pride
Local SF politician talks about what gay pride means to him
lgbt  pride  wiener  scottwiener 
6 days ago
Roy Cohn + Donald Trump
Evil man advised the younger Donald Trump
politics  roycohn  trump 
7 days ago
Face Transplant AMA
Answers from a man who had a full face transplant
iama  reddit  ama  transplant  faceoff 
9 days ago
Ev Williams profile
Long, positive article about the influential tech entrepreneur
ev  evhead  blogger  twitter  odeo  medium  evan 
10 days ago
Ethereum disaster
Some new cryptocurrency experiment has exploded hilariously
dao  ethereum  bitcoin 
10 days ago
Gun control data
High level view of data on efficacy of gun control
america  guns  australia 
10 days ago
D3: fewer lambdas
Some clever first class functions to make D3 accessors more convenient
d3js  javascript  d3  jetpack 
10 days ago
Interview with a late-term abortion patient
Honest, sad story of a woman who chose to abort at 32 weeks rather than give birth to a non-viable baby
abortion  honestly  women  health 
11 days ago
Trump vs Ebola
2014, called for doctors helping Ebola patients to be barred from coming home
trump  politics  ebola  disease 
11 days ago
Donald Trump's hair
Remarkably thorough speculation about a weave from Ivari
ivari  trump  politics  hair  wig  hairpiece 
12 days ago
America's gun industry
Details on top 10 gun sellers in the US
guns  guncontrol  via:metafilter  america 
12 days ago
1827 wireless trading network
Semaphore was used to communicate financial data
finance  communication  semaphore  telegraph  newyork  via:ckline 
12 days ago
What3Words detail
An analysis last year of how the proprietary location naming system works
what3words  maps  location 
13 days ago
Against What3Words
Nicely argued piece on the danger of proprietary addressing
what3words  addresses  mongolia  maps 
13 days ago
Gun control efficacy
Some links to academic studies on how well gun control laws work
guncontrol  guns  orlando  murder  australia 
13 days ago
What3Words prior art
Patents filed by the proprietary geodata company are probably invalid
priorart  patents  mapping  geodata 
14 days ago
Riot Games toxicity
Correlating in-game rudeness with employee problems
riot  games  leagueoflegends  culture 
14 days ago
Guns and domestic security
America's gun culture puts us all at risk
guns  terrorism  risk  america 
14 days ago
The Gun & The Bible
The Gun & The Bible carved this nation out of the wilderness
music  negativland  america  guns 
14 days ago
GOP gun shame
Republicans blocked a bill that might have stopped the Orlando murderer from getting his guns
guns  terrorism  security  orlando 
15 days ago
Accept requests for multiple applications on a single port
via:onethingwell  security  hack  network  ssl  ssh  vpn 
15 days ago
Coursera tightening up
Some free courses being taken offline
coursera  mooc  education 
16 days ago
Typosquatting libraries
Testing malware with software libraries with common typos in their names
badtech  malware  via:hackernews 
19 days ago
30M Parcels
Offshoot project of OpenAddresses collects cadastral data
maps  parcels  cadastral  openaddresses 
20 days ago
100M plaintext passwords
Russian site vk.com violates the most basic rule of Internet security
password  vk  vkontakte  russia  security  badtech 
21 days ago
Trump v Muslim judges
Not even the most basic understanding of the Constitution
politics  trump  judges  muslims  racism 
22 days ago
Trump stats lies
Nice treatment of that "9 graphs" nonsense that's been floating around for awhile
trump  politics  statistics  liewithstatistics 
22 days ago
LINE social network
Another Slack-like chat product, popular in Japan
games  slack  discord  chat 
22 days ago
Trump racist insanity
Jaw-dropping doubling and tripling down on insulting American judge because of his Mexican heritage
mexico  america  racism  trump  politics 
24 days ago
Riot HTML5 client
Popular game's new client UI is in HTML5. (Game itself is still C++)
games  html5  javascript  emberjs  chromium 
25 days ago
Upcoming archives
Founder of event site heroically brings old pages back online
upcoming  archive  history  waxy 
26 days ago
It was then that I carried you
Forbidden Planet + insipid religious quote
funny  religion  parody  forbiddenplanet 
27 days ago
WSJ on indie.vc
Bryce's experimental VC fund gets some press, as does my friend's company
venturecapital  startups  entrepreneurs  marc  bryce 
27 days ago
Indie.vc v.2
An experiment in alternate venture funding
startups  entrepreneurs  indievc 
28 days ago
DNS Privacy
Speculation on privacy-preserving DNS systems
dns  protocols  internet  privacy  tls 
29 days ago
Software to prevent Windows from upgrading to Windows 10
windows  upgrade  windows10 
29 days ago
Mexican baiting
Trump personally insults the ethnicity of a judge hearing a case against him
trump  trumpuniversity  mexican  politics  judge 
4 weeks ago
Geocoding in 5 minutes
Simple installation of OpenAddresses data and Pelias geocoder
maps  geocoding  openaddresses 
4 weeks ago
❤️ Peter Thiel
Good satire on the Gawker suit
gawker  thiel  journalism  funny  satire 
4 weeks ago
Automatic for the Sheeple
Thoughtful Paul Ford piece on Thiel and Gawker
society  gawker  thiel  law  justice 
4 weeks ago
Factory idle
Neat cookie-clicker style idle game, but with factory layout puzzle too
games  factory  layout 
4 weeks ago
Search aerial imagery for images of things
maps  aerial  machinelearning  ml 
4 weeks ago
Windows 10 trickery
Dark pattern in the Windows upgrade dialog
windows  os  microsoft  darkpatterns 
4 weeks ago
A reddit of things that are confusingly human
robot  funny  reddit 
4 weeks ago
A cross-editor way for a software project to define standards for newlines, indentation, etc
editing  coding  standards  editors 
5 weeks ago
Fizz Buzz in Tensorflow
Taking the piss out of tech interviews
funny  interview  google  ml  machinelearning  via:waxy 
5 weeks ago
JSON Client
iOS app that displays JSON data. Sort of like a web browser but easier to script
JSON  data  via:onethingwell  ios  iphone  development 
5 weeks ago
19th c. ASCII art ads
Fun exploration of a forgotten byway of typography
ads  ascii  typography 
5 weeks ago
"advice" for aspiring tech bloggers
Thoughtful words from a masterful writer in a medium that should be more popular
blogs  blogging  tech  writing 
5 weeks ago
SWIFT malware
Analysis of the software used to steal $951M from a banking network
banking  security  badtech  via:hackernews 
5 weeks ago
METAL MACHINE Music For Airports
Brian Eno + Lou Reed together at last
music  funny  eno  loureed 
5 weeks ago
Vape Nation
Dank video about vapid culture
vaping  funny  drugs 
5 weeks ago
Trump v Bernie
A Second Life drama, with swastikas
trump  bernie  politics  secondlife  funny  games 
5 weeks ago
Convenience tools for Python virtual environments
python  venv  pyvenv  virtualenv  programming 
5 weeks ago
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