Git at Microsoft
Details on a major project to switch source code control
microsoft  git  vcs  sourcecode  engineering 
12 hours ago
My life with Oliver Sacks
Excerpts of a memoir; sweet and heartbreaking
oliversacks  gay  via:metafilter  lgbt 
Out Late With Oliver Sacks
2016 essay about a gay bar visit with Dr. Sacks
oliversacks  gay  lgbt  newyork  julius 
A gross kind of bottom feeding Internet ads
ads  gross  internet 
Franz messaging
A new approach to multiprotocol chat; basically a full web browser
web  im  messaging  chat  franz  gtalk  gchat  aim  slack  whatsapp 
2 days ago
Google's IM products
Someone tries to make sense of Google's 9+ products with text chat capability
google  chat  im  gtalk  gchat  hangouts 
2 days ago
Uber autonomous car accident
Serious accident, although possibly Uber's car not to blame
uber  arizona  machinelearning  ai  atc 
2 days ago
More on Trump/Russia
Former NSA analyst says there's lots of hard intelligence of collusion
trump  politics  russia  nsa 
2 days ago
Who stopped the AHCA?
Details on 33 Republicans who opposed the healthcare bill
politics  gop  republicans  healthcare  aca  ahca 
2 days ago
No Soviet Domination
Trump has a precedent; insane Ford quote from 1976
politics  ford  trump  sovietunion 
2 days ago
Trump anti-LGBT appointment
Anti-gay jerk appointed head of Civil Rights Office
trump  politics  lgbt  gay  civilrights 
2 days ago
Simple differential equation systems simulator
systems  teaching  complexsystems  visualization 
3 days ago
Orion satellites
Enormous spy satellites in near-geosync orbit. 100m radio dishes!
satellite  space  spying  sigint  nro 
3 days ago
Geosync satellite database
Query for geosynchronous satellite slots, no login required
space  satellite  geosync  itu 
3 days ago
Geosync orbital slots
Crowded space real estate is administered by the ITU
space  satellite  international  itu 
3 days ago
Donald Trump reddit
Latent semantic analysis applied to pro-Trump community
trump  politics  racism  hate  misogyny  lsa  nlp 
4 days ago
Symantec SSL armageddon
Google no longer has confidence in Symantec's SSL process, is slowly pulling trust
symantec  ssl  badtech 
4 days ago
The token American
Report from the bizarro world of Russian political tv
russia  politics  america  journalism 
4 days ago
Google + Howard
Google partners with Howard University in a diversity initiative
diversity  tech  google  howard  university  education 
4 days ago
Hyper terminal
Terminal emulator written in Javascript
javascript  vt100  terminal  tty  ssh 
4 days ago
Origins of The Expanse
History of how the novels / TV show got started as a game world setting
games  mmos  scifi  theexpanse  writing 
4 days ago
Rick Perry on Texas A&M
New Secretary of Energy has time to weigh in on a student election
lgbt  gayrights  bigotry  tamu 
4 days ago
Remembering Teresia Teaiwa
Scholar of Pacific studies passed away mid-career
obituary  pacific  kiribati  polynesia  scholarship 
4 days ago
Starship 1 Easter Egg
1977 videogame may have the oldest game easter egg
games  via:metafilter  backdoor  easteregg  atari 
5 days ago
Voter Fraud in 2016!
Republican loudmouth accused of filling out his ex-wife's absentee ballot
voterfraud  voting  politics  irony  funny  colorado 
5 days ago
2038 problem
Details of efforts to fix a 32 bit limitation in Linux before 21 years goes by
linux  software  time  posix 
6 days ago
Alexsey’s TTPs
Details of the activities of m4g, a Russian hacker
russia  hacking  badtech  2fa 
6 days ago
Cloud9's business
Profile of one of the better maanaged eSports teams
cloud9  lol  riotgames  leagueoflegends  games  esports 
6 days ago
District plans by the hundredweight
Experiments with randomly generating voting districts
voting  politics  gerrymandering 
7 days ago
What to ask about Russian hacking
Some orientation on the investigation
politics  russia  trump 
8 days ago
Nevada County racism
Locals mistake Sikh business owner for another Sikh 100 miles away
racism  nevadacounty  pennvalley  sikhs 
9 days ago
Ken Rudolph sample reel
Friend of mine's film editing work in the 70s-80s
film  movies  kenru  analog 
10 days ago
UI saves lives
Story about why landing gear levers are shaped like wheels
airplane  aviation  ux  ui  userinterface 
10 days ago
Caramel Curves
Bad-ass New Orleans motorcycle club
black  africanamerican  women  neworleans  motorcycle 
10 days ago
Formal US apology
Trump's minions insult the UK, have to apologize
trump  politics  spicer  uk  gchq 
10 days ago
Wilmington insurrection
Successful racist coup in American, 1898
politics  wilmington  racism  america  history 
10 days ago
Jacob Appelbaum's abuse
Upsetting account from a colleague of a well known computer security person
appelbaum  tor  abuse  djb 
10 days ago
Political polarization in media
Major new Columbia Journalism Review study of politics in American media
politics  news  truth  trump  breitbart  democracy  journalism 
11 days ago
Binding a demon
Drawing a protective circle around an autonomous car
funny  ai  selfdrivingcars  cars 
11 days ago
op.gg logos
League of Legends site has new logo doodles frequently
art  logo  doodle  lol  leagueoflegends  games 
11 days ago
A redistricting simulator / genetic algorithm toy. Has lots of data embedded in it.
politics  redistricting  gerrymandering 
12 days ago
Public Mapping election data
Very detailed records on elections, districts, etc
voting  gerrymandering  politics  election  data 
12 days ago
Flawless Widescreen
Patches for various games to enable ultra-wide resolutions
games  monitor  lcd  ultrawide  21:9 
12 days ago
Quantum satellite
Chinese space experiment to facilitate quantum encryption with a satellite distributing entangled photons
space  quantum  crypto  encryption  china 
12 days ago
Swiss languages
Map mixing language and terrain
maps  switzerland  demographics 
12 days ago
CBP seizures
Art photos of personal items taken by border patrol
cbp  borderpatrol  immigrants  migrants  via:metafilter  art  photography 
13 days ago
Evgeniy Bogachev
Russian cybercrime guy also useful to Russian intelligence
cyberwar  russia  hacking  badtech 
13 days ago
Going to prison with Defy Ventures
Another account of volunteering for an entrepreneurship program at a prison
prison  rehabilitation  entrepreneur  defyventures 
14 days ago
No One Else Will Hire Them
Friend's experience supporting convicts turned entrepreneurs
prison  startup  rehabilitation 
14 days ago
Potential Uber bombshell
Detailed speculation on the nature of Google's case about intellectual property theft
google  uber  waymo  alphabet  levandowski  via:metafilter 
14 days ago
Deconstructed Planet
Bill Morris' gallery of machine learning art with planet imagery
art  ai  machinelearning  photos 
14 days ago
Car sensors
About MobileEye, the company Intel just paid $15B for
cars  selfdriving  mobileeye  intel  sensors 
14 days ago
Empty executive office
Trump White House is not hiring people to do the work
trump  politics  whitehouse  incompetence 
15 days ago
LGBT center vandalism
Trump Era wave of attacks against LGBT facilities
trump  politics  lgbt 
15 days ago
Virginia gerrymandering subtlety
Specific precedent on criteria for districting
voting  gerrymandering  voterrights  virginia 
15 days ago
Texas gerrymandering decision
Republicans found to be suppressing Latinx vote
voting  politics  gerrymandering  votingrights  latinx  latino 
15 days ago
Where does Bannon live?
It's confusing, but his claim to live in Florida is pretty thin
florida  politics  trump  bannon  taxevasion 
16 days ago
Trump's NJ cemetery
Bizarre story of a cemetery project's stops and starts
trump  politics  newjersey  corruption 
16 days ago
Recovering Python code
McGyver decompiles code from a running process to fix a git mistake
python  reverseengineer  decompile  via:reddit 
16 days ago
Horizon Zero Dawn road trip
Popular new game is based on Colorado/Arizona/Utah
games  roadtrip  maps  horizonzerodawn 
16 days ago
Mar a Lago security
Or rather lack thereof, wide open for espionage
maralago  security  trump  politics  russia 
16 days ago
Flynn-flam man
Trump's campaigner was also working, undisclosed, for Turkey
trump  politics  corruption  flynn  russia  turkey 
16 days ago
White supremacists in Silicon Valley
Interviews with misogynists and racists who work in tech
siliconvalley  racism  tech  altright  politics 
16 days ago
Roger Stone + Guccifer 2.0
Trump campaign buddy had some chats with presumed Russian cyberespionage
russia  politics  trump  rogerstone  guccifer  hacking 
17 days ago
BBC father broken down
It gets funnier when analyzed carefully
funny  bbc  tv  father  homeoffice 
17 days ago
Laughing as democracy crumbles
Everyone gets a big laugh at Trump's distortions of economic reality
trump  politics  spicer 
17 days ago
Pidgin or creole mixing English and Russian
english  russian  language  creole  pidgin  brightonbeach 
17 days ago
About Axios
New journalism outlet founded by Politico alumni
politics  journalism  axios  politico  news 
17 days ago
Apache Struts exploit
Old web app framework has significant security hole
apache  badtech  struts  ognl  exploit 
17 days ago
General Magic Home Page
Resurrecting the web page of the pioneering 1990s company
agents  magiccap  generalmagic  mobile 
18 days ago
Pharmacy vs Organics
Hilariously awful propaganda
funny  organics  hippies 
18 days ago
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