30 Hacker News


NewSQL databases fail to guarantee consistency and I blame Spanner Inside cpyext: Why emulating CPython C API is so Hard Holding a Program in One's Head (2007) Southern California just saw its longest streak of bad air in decades Apple File System Reference [pdf] Get Billions of Correct Digits of Pi from a Wrong Formula (1999) [pdf] Worst Puzzle Ever (2009) Introduction to HAProxy Stick Tables Google Suppresses Memo Revealing Plans to Closely Track Search Users in China Twitter says bug may have exposed some direct messages to third-party developers Freezing your credit is now free in all states under a new law Writing Documentation When You Aren't a Technical Writer – Part Two UBiome received $83M in Series C financing Deep learning experiments in OCaml Magic Leap Is Bidding on an Army Combat Contract The South African mountains older than continents The first calculating machine Tom Lehrer’s memorable “Revue” session Discovery of Galileo’s lost letter shows he edited his ideas to fool Inquisition After Five Years of Living in Trees, a Protest Community Is Being Evicted The Wetware Crisis: TEPES (2008) Tensegrity (1961) Gamma Steganography Show HN: Super Smooth Tab View – Made with Pure CSS3 and JavaScript Pallene: A statically typed companion language for Lua [pdf] California Cool: How the Wetsuit Became the Surfer's Second Skin (2013) A Cat Meme Photographer from a Century Ago Net successfully snares space debris TypeScript support for ES Next pipeline operator RPKI – The required cryptographic upgrade to BGP routing

30 heise online News


Anwalt: Bei Durchsuchungen nur "Schweigen, Schweigen, Schweigen" Erste Blicke in iPhone XS und XS Max Kryptographie: AES hat Wirtschaft 250 Milliarden Dollar gebracht Dashcam Nextbase 612GW im Test: 4K, GPS und WLAN Aktuelle Film- und Serien-Tipps für Nerds Asus Zenfone 5 im Test: schönes Design, aber zu teuer Richter zu Apple vs. Qualcomm: Bitte vergleicht Euch! MariaDB strebt nach Skalierbarkeit und übernimmt dafür Clustrix Datenleck: Keylogger bei der Berliner Polizei sorgt für Unmut Großbritannien richtet neue Cyber-Truppe ein Was Puristen, Desillusionierte, Hoffnungsvolle, Revisionisten zum Internet sagen Mirai: Die Entwickler des IoT-Botnetzes arbeiten jetzt für das FBI Facebook-Messenger: Herausgabe von Nutzerdaten untersagt Twitch in China nicht mehr erreichbar iPhone XS und XS Max: Die 10 wichtigsten Testergebnisse US-Präsident Trump stärkt Cyberkrieger des Pentagons Graphdatenbank: Neo4j 3.5 mit erweiterten Algorithmen für KI-Anwendungen Windows: Zero-Day-Lücke in Microsoft Jet Engine Steuern59.ch: Geschäftsführung entschuldigt sich für Datenleck Jetzt vormerken: Launch-Event zu Java 11 Vergewaltigungsvorwurf: Waffendrucker Cody Wilson offenbar auf der Flucht Playstation Now: Abonnenten können Spiele jetzt auch offline spielen Facebook testet neuen Dating-Service Verkaufsstart von iPhone XS (Max) und Apple Watch 4 mit mäßigem Andrang #TGIQF – das News-Quiz: Fragen zu den Tech-Nachrichten der Woche c't Fotografie: Meisterklasse "Fotoprojekte" Nach Netzgipfel: Altmaier drängt auf schnelleren Ausbau von Stromnetz Credential-Management für DevOps-Teams Nach Update auf iOS 12: iTunes zeigt iPhone nicht immer an Polizei erwischt Tausende Handysünder am bundesweiten Aktionstag für mehr Sicherheit

30 New Scientist - Space


NASA’s new exoplanet-hunter has spotted its first alien worlds A pair of tiny hopping rovers are about to land on an asteroid 10 mysteries of the universe: How will it all end? 10 mysteries of the universe: What came before the big bang? 10 mysteries of the universe: How did it all begin? SpaceX’s billionaire moon trip is all about building a luxury brand A third of us would go one-way to Mars – but it may shrink your brain Inside the stargazer’s paradise where all outside lights are banned Why a rake on the moon messed up our theories of life on Earth We’ve found a pulsar spinning so slowly that it shouldn’t exist The Martians have landed in London, and they’re hogging the camera Don’t miss: Apes get ideas, hole becomes art, games lose boundaries The clues to finding alien life could lie in Earth’s deep past Exclusive: Chinese sci-fi genius Cixin Liu on humanity’s deadly future Japan wants people to virtually embody avatars orbiting in space Jupiter has a Great Blue Spot too, thanks to its weird magnetic field People calling Ryan Gosling’s First Man unpatriotic are stuck in 1969 Mystery cold spot on Jupiter’s moon Europa could be ‘almost anything’ How to drive the slowest vehicle in the solar system – on Mars NASA has just 45 days to save Opportunity rover after huge Mars storm Dark matter blasted by star explosions may explain misfit galaxies Why an orbiting moon station is the worst idea of the new space age Freak gravitational waves could form black holes and destroy Earth Asteroids get spun so fast by the force of sunlight they fall apart NASA’s deep-space mission to a $10 quintillion all-metal world Pools of water ice found hiding in the darkest recesses of the moon The galaxy is full of ‘water world’ exoplanets where life could evolve Oldest galaxies in the universe discovered right on our doorstep Why the US is worried a Russian satellite might be a space weapon Doctors will grow human tissue on the International Space Station