30 Hacker News
https://news.ycombinator.com/SMT Solving on an iPhone (2018) People work longer and different hours under lockdown Stopping deepfake news with an AI algorithm that can tell when a face doesnt fit Adding a fiber link to my home network Show HN: Kowl – An Open Source WebUI for Apache Kafka with a good UI and UX Great Retsina, an Oxymoron No More Fire your bad customers EFF Defends Public’s Right to Access Court Records About Patent Ownership Hardware Accelerator for Adversarial Attacks on Deep Learning Neural Networks Vertigo – a public domain 3D flight simulator (2003) The German front in rare color photos, 1914-1918 The Reemergent 1977 H1N1 Strain and the Gain-of-Function Debate (2015) Algorithmic Theories of Everything How I Got My Japanese Permanent Residency Ask HN: What are some available force multipliers that most people don't know? No flourish was too much Validating Kubernetes YAML for best practice and policies Bill Gates calls Microsoft’s TikTok deal a poisoned chalice “What color is the Sun?” An example of science education pathology (2012) The ‘-ize’ have it (2012) There’s no such thing as a tech expert anymore Haskell In New Clothes Reverse Engineering for Beginners [pdf] Show HN: Zesture – Control Mac/Windows Apps Using Hand Gestures Why the U.S. government is allowing bears, wolves to be hunted in their dens Firefox Voice Huawei says it’s running out of chips for smartphones because of US sanctions C.I.A. Lacing (2014) Twitter x TikTok = Twiktwok Low-cost measurement of facemask efficacy for filtering expelled droplets
29 heise online News
https://www.heise.de/TechStage | Jimmy JV85 Pro vs Dyson V10: Das Duell der Saug-Könige TechStage | Unterschiede: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 vs Note 9S vs Note 9 Pro Def Con 2020: Millionen von IoT-Geräten im Handumdrehen hackbar Mediaworkstations a-X2P: Koffer-PC mit bis zu 128 Zen-2-Kernen und 6 Displays Upload-Filter: YouTube lobt "mutigen" Entwurf zur Urheberrechtsreform Hybrid-CPUs: AMD-Patent beschreibt Kombination aus kleinen und großen Kernen Reaktionen zur "Great Firewall", made in the USA Handelskrieg: Huaweis Mate 40 letztes Smartphone mit eigenem Highend-Prozessor Viele Klagen über Internet-Probleme während Wahl in Weißrussland heise+ | Anleitung: Nintendo Switch mit alternativer Firmware für Homebrew freischalten Der "Eskimo-Nebel" verschwindet: NASA will Spitznamen kosmischer Objekte prüfen Bericht: Auch Twitter ist an TikTok interessiert SpaceX und ULA erhalten Startverträge vom US-Militär Entscheidung über Rauswurf von Wirecard aus dem Dax rückt näher Rufnummern-Missbrauch: Weniger Beschwerden wegen nervender Werbeanrufe heise+ | Software-Überblick: Gratis-CAD für Maker Missing Link: System-relevant, aber streaming-fremd? Die Clubkultur in der Krise 4W: Was war. Was wird. Mit Intelligenz und Haltung von den Sitzen fliegen. TechStage | D-Link DCS-8526LH im Test: Indoor-Cam mit Rundumblick TechStage | Kaufberatung Gaming-Monitore: Displays zum Zocken Have I Been Pwned: Software-Basis der Passwort-Leak-Website wird Open-Source Facebook soll konservative Medien und Persönlichkeiten bevorzugt haben Weiße Stereotype bei intelligenten Maschinen: zu viel "Whiteness" in der KI heise+ | Audio-Video-Receiver: So finden Sie die passende Zentrale für Ihr Heimkino Softwareentwicklung: Facebook veröffentlicht Open-Source-Tool zur Codeanalyse Schule beginnt in weiteren Ländern – digital besser aufgestellt Machine Learning: Michael J. Fox Foundation und IBM wollen Parkinson erforschen SpaceX startet erneut Dutzende Satelliten – mit Blenden gegen Reflektionen heise+ | Ryzentosh: Was ein günstiger AMD-Hackintosh als Mac-Klon taugt
https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/We Are Running Out of Time | Congress Has Already Started on the Second Phase of Banning Your Digital Privacy | Speak to Your Senators Got a tech question or want to discuss tech? Weekly /r/Technology Tech Support / General Discussion Thread 17-year-old high school student developed an app that records your interaction with police when you're pulled over and immediately shares it to Instagram and Facebook Frances Allen, Who Helped Hardware Understand Software, Dies at 88 China Is Upgrading Its Great Firewall And Can Now Censor Even More Content TikTok To Sue Trump Administration Over Ban, As Soon As Tuesday A Private Equity Firm Bought Ancestry, and Its Trove of DNA, for $4.7B In 10 Years Of Existence, The Long-Running French Farce Known As Hadopi Has Imposed Just €87,000 In Fines, But Cost Taxpayers €82 Million Congress to consider National Right To Repair law for first time Elon Musk’s tunnel-digging venture just got approval for expansion A British AI Tool to Predict Violent Crime Is Too Flawed to Use Apple refuses to allow major gaming apps from Microsoft, Google, and Facebook onto the App Store, and the fight just went public Over 1,100 Policing Agencies in the US Have Bought Drones Capable of Recording Protests New virus-filtering mask material to be fast-tracked to market China is now blocking all encrypted HTTPS traffic that uses TLS 1.3 and ESNI Apple wants this recipe app to stop using a pear in its logo Founders of ARM against sale to Nvidia, TSMC or any company within tech sector. Climate crisis: World’s largest coal mine sees value slashed by £1.4bn amid surge in demand for renewables Don't Worry: Gaming on Apple Will Suck Forever CIA Finds ‘No Evidence’ Chinese Government Has Accessed TikTok Data Capital One ordered to pay $80 million penalty for its role in a 2019 data breach Stopping deepfake news with an AI algorithm that can tell when a face doesn’t fit Facebook repeatedly overruled fact checkers in favor of conservatives | Officials thought punishing conservatives would be a "PR risk." Twitter and TikTok Have Held Merger Talks as Trump Ban Looms (Report) “It's time to stop using SMS for two-factor authentication” - How valid are 2FA SMS concerns?
26 Open Source on Reddit
https://www.reddit.com/r/opensource/AMA announcement: EU-FOSSA 2 team of the European Commission, Thurs 28 Nov, 4 pm CET Non algorithmic open news app? The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has created a new video: 'The University of Costumed Heroes' Hey guys, I recently created a Blogging app using Flutter and Firebase. Users can register on the app, start creating blog posts about almost anything that comes to their mind. Users can also search for other people present on the app, and the content that they have posted. Open to Feedback! Have I Been Pwned, the site that tells you if passwords were breached, is going open source Is there any software that does a similar thing as a pegboard connecting people and things together? What’s the reason behind this change in ideology of RSM? Smartphone Hardening non-root Guide 2.0 (for normal people) Unsplash’s dataset is now open source A curated list of open-source Android-Kotlin apps organized by Tech Stack/Libraries for android app developers. Pysa: An Open-Source Tool To Detect & Fix Security Issues In Python Code Why is Pitivi dead? Sandboxie is now OpenSource and not dev. anymore? Contributing to OSS (beginner) Cloudstats Opensource alternative First Point Version Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Arrives With A Lot Of Bug Fixes Looking for open source voting plattform Fixing crashes in some files of a branch on ReactOS' SVN server Can LibreOffice 7.0 Be Awaited Microsoft Office Alternative? Curator - RSS reader with podcast support Volunteer Mac Developers needed for BOINC Any opensource SIP VoIP client for iOS? Top Tech Firms Form Open Source Security Foundation -- ADTmag What are some cool open-source industrial products? Tracker 3 coming to flatpak [GUADEC 2020] Build and Demo an ML Model in 2-3 Minutes
26 A forum for computer security professionals.
https://www.reddit.com/r/security/Announcement: r/security is now closed down and will be re-launched soon. Please use r/cybersecurity for all cybersecurity topics. Detailed audit of Voatz' voting app confirms security flaws Ongoing DDoS attacks against ISPs? Cyber threats abusing COVID-19 collected to a database to spread awareness. Security In 5: Episode 706 - Tools, Tips and Tricks - Kaspersky Security Cloud Free Firefox to remove support for the FTP protocol Cnd vs pnd. Which one is the best for Network security? Google exploring using location info to slow coronavirus spread The U.S. wants smartphone location data. Reject the anti-encrytpion bill. They are trying to destroy privacy while everyone is distracted with coronavirus! EFF made this easy tool so you can tell your senators. firstname.lastname@example.org to recover encrypted PC. Code Scanning Solution - SAST - Scanmycode.today - free for Open Source Projects My friend's bank got hacked and she needs help. LDAPFragger: Bypassing network restrictions using LDAP attributes Petition to try and halt the EARN IT ACT Encrypting communication on top of Facebook messenger etc The EARN IT Act Is the New FOSTA Hey all. I started a YouTube channel a short while ago with instructional videos for learning penetration testing/ethical hacking. Hopefully some of you will find them informative. Spam calls render landline useless. Paranoid Shield (password manager) Security In 5: Episode 705 - It Is Time For Multi-Factor Authentication To Shine Windows Warning Alert Qubes Architecture Next Steps: The GUI Domain What are the most cleaver way used by famous Malwares to exfiltrate data without being traceable back ? Endpoint detection and response. Learn about EDR and securing your endpoints. Hardening Ubuntu 18 Laptop. What should I do differently?
30 New Scientist - Space
https://www.newscientist.com/subject/space/feed/content/The Lady Astronaut series tackles historical sexism brilliantly Maps of the sun’s corona could help us predict dangerous solar storms Strange lightning on Jupiter may be caused by ammonia snowballs SpaceX’s prototype Mars rocket has flown for the first time Ancient valleys on Mars may have been carved by glaciers SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule makes splashdown with NASA astronauts Cosmology's new advances show our voyage of discovery is far from over The End of Everything review: A rollicking tour of the wildest physics Dark matter map hints at cracks in our understanding of the universe We can now predict dangerous solar flares a day before they happen NASA has launched its Perseverance Mars rover and Ingenuity helicopter Extreme heat from the sun is baking a thin crust on Mercury’s surface The best view of the stars from Earth is on a hill in Antarctica Katherine Joy: Uncovering the secrets of the moon Women in space: an interview with Varsha Jain and Libby Jackson Black holes are hiding movies of the universe in their glowing rings Biggest ever map of the universe reveals 11 billion years of history Mould from Chernobyl nuclear reactor tested as radiation shield on ISS A giant impact may have caused cracks all over Jupiter's moon Ganymede China is sending its first rover to Mars with the Tianwen-1 mission Moon craters hint huge asteroids bombarded Earth 800 million years ago The universe may be full of enormous clusters of tiny black holes Dozens of active volcano sites spotted on Venus for the first time Launch of the James Webb Space Telescope delayed again due to covid-19 Elements from the universe’s earliest stars gave birth to our sun Closest images ever taken of the sun show 'campfires' near its surface The United Arab Emirates is launching its first mission to Mars We don't know how fast the universe is expanding, and that's a problem Earth-sized exoplanets around small stars may have intense hurricanes How to see the spectacular comet Neowise with the naked eye
25 Space Discussion
https://www.reddit.com/r/space/Week of August 09, 2020 'All Space Questions' thread This is a RAW data video of Saturn captured with my 8-inch telescope and color camera. There is no processing and no color has been manipulated. I downloaded data from NASA's solar observatory in space- this is my result after processing the data like it was my own image. [OC] Made a 'blackhole' in blender Did this a while ago, figured it could fit here Spaceman doodle, by me :) Andromeda galaxy - Captured with 11 inch telescope from the Israeli desert. I kept my backyard telescope pointed here for 16 hours to tease this extremely faint nebula out of deep space. [OC] The Earth from space. The 1st picture of the Earth, taken on October 1946, from a rocket 105 km above the ground. The Milky way above my house in Australia My Martian Painting - 60cm x 90cm Curiosity Celebrates its 8th birthday on Mars on Aug. 5, 2012 Mars - 4 hour time-lapse - captured in Israel with an 8 inch telescope Jupiter's North Pole from an infrared perspective. I took 500gb worth of photos of the moon through the clouds and stacked them to show detail Martian Rocks. Credit: NASA/JPL/Cornell Jupiter's huge moon Ganymede may have the largest impact scar in the solar system Mars' southern polar ice cap has shrank dramatically over the last month as its southern hemisphere approaches summer. Here are two of my images showing the progression. Left: 5 July, Right: 7 Aug [OC] I captured a close-up of a rare sunspot yesterday. We are in a solar minimum so activity likes this has been very rare the past 12 months. Saturn under excellent conditions with my 8” telescope Moon/Mars Conjunction from this morning. black hole A 3D view of the Big Dipper (Ursa Major) a photo of Saturn's north pole The barred spiral galaxy known as NGC 4907 shows its starry face from 270 million light-years away. Appearing in this Hubble image to shine brightly below the galaxy is a star that is actually within our own Milky Way galaxy.
27 PC Gaming
https://www.reddit.com/r/pcgaming/Tech Support and Basic Questions Thread - August 08, 2020 Beat Your Backlog! Weekend Thread - August 08, 2020 Sega will port more new and old games to PC after Persona 4 Golden's success Denuvo prevents me from playing my legal Steam copy of MGSV. Thanks Denuvo! Disabled Gamer: Convince Devs, Rare, To Let Me Play Their Game Since Infinity Ward and Activision haven't bothered to compress CoD: MW, you can do it yourself. Steam is not issuing refunds for HZD despite users being eligible Anyone else think the Xbox Overlay is much better than the Steam Overlay? Halo Infinite isn't fully open world, but you can explore previous areas Black Temple Trailer 2020 Gaming is becoming increasingly tideous, frustrating and joyless SpecialK for Horizon: Zero Dawn (better frame pacing and less stuttering) FYI there is already a simple Hex edit fix for Horizon Zero Dawn on Pcgaming Wiki to remove cutscenes pillarboxing Imran Khan: Sony approached all major third parties to make deals regarding exclusive content & games, Microsoft not willing to pay asking prices because of Sony's high offerings Fall Guys is Devolver Digital’s Biggest Launch Ever with Over 100k Players and #4 right now on Steam AT&T looks to have changed its mind about selling its gaming studios Unpopular Opinion: Having 90% of gaming hardware with RGB is annoying. GuerrillaGames on steam: Quick Update regarding Player Reports Got my first PC and looking for game suggestions. Cat Quest II - The Mew World Update is now Live! (Also Cat Quest 1 & 2 have sold 1.3 million copies combined) Steam needs to have an automatic "abandoned" tag for early access games. We calculated Max Payne’s kill count across his entire trilogy (2,000+ kills in 11 years), and where his journey can head next. What are the titles you are waiting for? PC: Open Beta Giveaway(with Intel PartnerShip) Marvel's Avengers #SquareEnix Microsoft store allowing me to download paid games for free and I don't know why Looking for a slow-paced RPG with good character customisation Finally an Apple to Apple comparison of Ryzen vs Core-iX
20 Ars Technica
https://arstechnica.comReal Genius turns 35—celebrating this cult classic is a moral imperative Three algorithm-less streaming sites revive the wacky Web from days of yore Chinese hackers have pillaged Taiwan’s semiconductor industry Snapdragon chip flaws put >1 billion Android phones at risk of data theft Science, history, and purring cats: Brief podcasts for the nerdy set COVID-19 won’t impact climate much, but economic recovery could The quest to liberate $300,000 of bitcoin from an old ZIP file Bill Gates on COVID-19: Most US tests are “completely garbage” In a consequential decision, Air Force picks its rockets for mid-2020s launches Appeals court rules 10¢-a-page charge for court documents is too high Review: Doom Patrol comes back strong with fierce and fun S2 New Jersey prosecutors drop charges over tweeting a cop’s photo [Updated] Apple won’t let Stadia or xCloud into iOS, citing App Store guidelines Mass hijacking spree takes over subreddits to promote Donald Trump Trump declares TikTok, WeChat “national emergency,” preps bans HS suspends teen who tweeted photo of hallway packed with maskless students New study models ways of emerging from a pandemic lockdown Lawn chairs and kitchen tables: Ergonomics in the involuntary work-from-home era New cars can stay in their lane—but might not stop for parked cars Rocket Report: South Korea’s SpaceX dilemma, Rocket Lab finds a quick fix
20 Science – Ars Technica
https://arstechnica.comReal Genius turns 35—celebrating this cult classic is a moral imperative COVID-19 won’t impact climate much, but economic recovery could Bill Gates on COVID-19: Most US tests are “completely garbage” In a consequential decision, Air Force picks its rockets for mid-2020s launches New study models ways of emerging from a pandemic lockdown Rocket Report: South Korea’s SpaceX dilemma, Rocket Lab finds a quick fix Updated hurricane-season outlooks: Expect plenty more storms With COVID-19 spreading, 49% of low-income communities have zero ICU beds What we know about the massive chemical explosion in Beirut Many of Mars’ stream valleys might have formed under an ice sheet BP plans to cut oil production 40 percent by 2030 An early version of Starship takes its first tentative steps off Earth #MeTooSTEM founder admits to creating Twitter persona who “died” of COVID-19 First cruises to set sail post COVID-19 abruptly canceled due to outbreak Road is closed for second Starship hop attempt Tuesday [Updated] More data, but still confusion over how much children spread SARS-CoV-2 After a splendid flight test, NASA now has a new ride to space Dragonship Endeavour is flying free, on its way back to Earth The final launch to Mars for the next two years looked pretty epic More quickly than anyone expected, NASA embraces reuse for human flights
20 Gaming & Culture – Ars Technica
https://arstechnica.comReal Genius turns 35—celebrating this cult classic is a moral imperative Three algorithm-less streaming sites revive the wacky Web from days of yore Science, history, and purring cats: Brief podcasts for the nerdy set Review: Doom Patrol comes back strong with fierce and fun S2 Fall Guys review: A perfect amount of cheap, stupid fun with online friends Untitled Goose Game ditches plastic for its eco-friendly game cases Trailer for Ridley Scott’s Raised by Wolves is giving us strong Alien vibes Star Trek: Lower Decks review: Comfort food with a comic twist Horizon Zero Dawn on PC: Not the optimized port we were hoping for Big Nurse gets her origin story in trailer for prequel series Ratched Avengers video game beta impressions: Destiny, this ain’t Mulan skips US theaters, will debut on Disney+ Sept. 4—for an extra $30 [Updated] Take-Two says its $70 game pricing will be on a “title by title basis” Unsolved Mysteries of the Mortal Kombat Universe Genki Covert is a $75 ultra-portable dock for Nintendo Switch A different kind of “gamer” hotline: Free, anonymous emotional support The Umbrella Academy comes back stronger than ever with briskly paced S2 PS4 gamepads won’t work for PS5 games, Sony says How cell phones and Facebook are changing remote Nunatsiavut Microsoft confirms “free-to-play multiplayer” for Halo Infinite [Updated]
https://slashdot.org/Settlement for Google+ Breach Offers Class Members Up to $12 Each New Zealand Marks 100 Days of No Covid-19 Community Spread 1.5% of All Americans Have Been Infected With Coronavirus - 5 Million Cases Penguin Poop Seen From Space Leads To Discovery of New Colonies Researcher Discovers New 'HTTP Request Smuggling Attack' Variants Countering Google, Microsoft Promises Its Own Open Source Service Mesh for the CNCF Will We Someday Write Code Just By Describing It? The Workforce Is About to Change Dramatically Ask Slashdot: How Should College Students Approach This Academic Year? China Is Now Blocking All Encrypted HTTPS Traffic That Uses TLS 1.3 and ESNI '5G Just Got Weird' Could Spacecraft of the Future Be Powered By 'Lattice Confinement' Nuclear Fusion? NASA Ditching 'Insensitive' Nicknames for Cosmic Objects Bill Gates Weighs In on US Pandemic Response, Encryption, and Grilling Tech Executives 'Zombie Cicadas' Are Under the Influence of a Psychedelic, Mind-controlling Fungus
https://www.osnews.comMicrosoft signals renewed interest in Windows with latest reshuffle Next step in SSD evolution: NVMe zoned namespaces explained US to ban transactions with TikTok and WeChat in 45 days Apple releases first public betas of macOS Big Sur, iOS 14, iPadOS 14 LibreOffice 7.0 released Microsoft cuts xCloud iOS testing early as its future on Apple devices remains unclear The vigilante hunting down cheaters in video games Haiku makes progress on ARM port The nearly impossible maze in RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 Linux 5.8 released with AMD energy driver, F2FS LZO-RLE, IBM POWER10 booting Telegram files EU antitrust complaint against Apple’s App Store How Google is bringing Windows apps to Chromebooks Microsoft is reportedly in talks to buy TikTok’s US operations Nvidia is reportedly in ‘advanced talks’ to buy ARM for more than $32 billion Upcoming review: something POWERful
12 Rock, Paper, Shotgun
https://www.rockpapershotgun.comScreenshot Saturday Sundays: Art school, antiques, and the rental store at the end of time Grab F1 2018 for free on Humble this weekend Aeon Must Die's slick debut was allegedly built with “abuse, manipulation and theft” Doom Eternal's first DLC is bringing bloodshed to The Ancient Gods Grab a whole lotta Quake for free this weekend What are we all playing this weekend? Here's some QuakeCon At Home highlights to tune in to RTX 2080 Super prices drop $50 this week thanks to this water-cooled Gigabyte deal Rocksteady's next game is probably Suicide Squad Kill The Justice League Graphics card deals of the week – 7th August 2020 Bugsnax reveals more bizarre sentient food action with new gameplay trailer Braid: Anniversary Edition repaints the classic indie platformer