30 Hacker News


Cheapest Energy Storage Could Be New Iron-Air Battery Amazon Echo Dot Does Not Wipe Personal Content After Factory Reset The Highest Forms of Wealth Inserting 130M SQLite Rows per Minute from a Scripting Language How the Python import system works Half of US states now using facial recognition to vet unemployment claims Super MIDI Pak – Use Your SNES as a MIDI Synthesizer CO₂ Coin: Decentralized Carbon Capture Blockchains (2021) Fun with Unix domain sockets Steven Weinberg 1933-2021 Electromagnetism is a property of spacetime itself, study finds Registry Explorer: Replacement for the Windows Built-In Regedit.exe Tool Neofetch: Command-line system information tool written in bash Fuzzbuzz (YC W19) is hiring: C/C++ Systems Engineer to work on our fuzzing engine Empty storefronts are killing neighbourhoods Amiga 2000 EATX PCB New algorithm flies drones faster than human racing pilots Apple, Facebook, Google Broke the Mobile Browser Market Undermining User Choice K-9 Mail is back Self hosting is important LeVar Burton: 'Jeopardy ' host gig began 'scary,' ended fun China bans for-profit school tutoring in sweeping overhaul GPS will broadcast a 0 second leap second in 128 days. This will cause no issues 28 Books recommended by open source technologists OpenBSD Virtualization: Host and Guests on the Same Network A database with 3.8B phone numbers from Clubhouse is up for sale A Tour of the Fuchsia Operating System Rust for Linux redux Launch HN: Exams, tasks, K8, eCommerce, cell sites, health, data quality, travel A crucial idea for silicon PV cells was excluded by a patent for 20 years

25 programming


Why "learn to code" is bullshit advice for 99% of non-technical founders and professionals — and how to develop *technical intuition and fluency* instead, which will grow your career faster. Omission of a single '&' has caused Google to brick Chrome OS devices Fluxsort: A branchless sorting algorithm 2.5 times faster than std:stable_sort Back to the '70s with Serverless Content-aware image resizing in JavaScript (using Seam Carving algorithm) Types versus sets in math and programming languages Rust for Linux redux [LWN.net] A redesigned new user onboarding experience | GitHub Changelog Simulating poor network connections so you can build better systems. Python behind the scenes #11: how the Python import system works Revisiting Prechelt’s paper and follow-ups comparing Java, Lisp, C/C++ and scripting languages (incl. CL VS Java VS Rust benchmark) Confessions of a 0.8x Developer Gamasutra - The Microsoft Game Development Kit is now available for free on GitHub Cloudflare slams AWS egress fees to convince web giant to join its discount data club Deepmind will release a database of almost every protein encoded by the human genome under CC-BY 4.0 license. Vimming with Julia Evans I am looking for some help building a web application for remote monitoring and alarms, I need ideas on hardware to monitor on-site temperatures that would be monitored remotely from anywhere? Any ideas, thanks I created a simple script to help you keep visualise the daily performance of your paper trading algorithms Program to use Chrome's Dev Tools to Inspect Safari Being Run on an iOS Device The Importance of Taking Extended Breaks from Coding Speakeasy JS - Ready or Not: Quantum Computing in JavaScript (Nick Doiron) CSS Box Model: 5 Steps To Turn an Element into a Box Next video in the Jarvis Python Build is out :) Enjoy! 5 Properties of an healthy Software Product #HiveNightmare aka #SeriousSAM — anybody can read the registry in Windows 10

30 heise online News


4W: Was war. Was wird. Von hölzernen und fliegenden Pferden TechStage | Diebstahlschutz: Fahrradschlösser und GPS-Tracker für E-Scooter, E-Bikes und Fahrräder Rekordjagd an der Wall Street – Snap treibt Social-Media-Aktien an WhatsApp-Chef über Pegasus-Enthüllungen: "Das betrifft uns alle" Katastrophenschutz: FDP fordert Cyber-Hilfswerk für widerstandsfähigeres Netz IG Metall: Mit emissionsfreiem Küstenverkehr Werften sichern Amazon löscht 200 Millionen falsche Bewertungen heise+ | Futterautomat selbst bauen: Katze einfach übers Internet füttern G20-Umweltminister ohne Einigung auf ehrgeizigere Klimaziele Raumfahrt-Patentstudie: Airbus und Boeing dominieren, China holt rasch auf 25 Jahre Marktöffnung: Als das Telekommunikationsgesetz die Preise purzeln ließ Apotheken dürfen ab Montag wieder digitale Impfzertifikate ausstellen Best of Informationsfreiheit: Auf Anfrage bitte melden heise+ | Saugroboter im Test: Roomba i3+ mit Selbstreinigung Motive vor und hinter der Haustür: Die Bilder der Woche (KW 29) Quantenrechner gefährden Verschlüsselung, Alleskönner USB-C | c't uplink 38.9 Mercedes-Benz EQS im Test: Das leiseste Elektroauto der Welt TechStage | E-Scooter Test 2021: Die 10 besten Elektro-Scooter ab 300 Euro Warnsystem: Bundesregierung will offenbar Cell Broadcast einführen heise+ | Fine-Art-Drucke vom Dienstleister: Darauf müssen Sie achten Northvolt-Chef: Europa braucht 15 Fabriken für E-Auto-Batterien Huawei MateView: 4K-Monitor im 3:2-Format mit WLAN und USB-C State of DevOps 2021: DevOps-Durchsetzung auf halber Strecke ins Stocken geraten Apples MagSafe-Akkupack auseinandergenommen GitHub: Security-Features für Go Modules Apple nimmt DOS-Emulator aus dem App Store heise+ | Das Pflegebett wird digital Kurz informiert: Kaseya, Impfzertifikat, E-Autos, Mars EU-Datenschutzstrafen für TikTok und französische Versicherungsgruppe OnePlus: Leistungs-Drossel soll sich bald abschalten lassen

24 /r/Technology


Got a tech question or want to discuss tech? Bi-Weekly /r/Technology Tech Support / General Discussion Thread Couple says they're being sued $112K for giving 1-star review to roofing company Psychedelic trips could soon be part of therapy — here's what those sessions will look like Teens around the world are lonelier than a decade ago. The reason may be smartphones. (Foreign Source) The entire Clubhouse phonenumber database (3.8 billion numbers, including contacts) is up for sale on the darknet Ex-CEO Mike Morhaime to the women of Blizzard: “I am so sorry to have let you down” Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson not yet astronauts, US says An explosive spyware report shows limits of iOS, Android security The Senate’s E-BIKE Act could make electric bikes a lot cheaper The Most Influential Spreader of Coronavirus Misinformation Online Facebook moderators, tasked with watching horrific content, are demanding an end to NDAs that promote a 'culture of fear and excessive secrecy' China regulator bars Tencent from exclusive rights in online music Las Vegas murder case cracked with smallest ever amount of DNA Electric Vehicles Much More Eco-Friendly Than Traditional Automobiles, Says New Report Senators want to make social media liable for spreading health misinformation On Facebook, quoting 'Dune' gets you suspended while posting COVID and vaccine misinformation gets you recommended | ZDNet What if popular websites were made in the ’90s: these designers have the answer (8 Pics) New Algorithm Flies Drones Faster than Human Racing Pilots: For the first time an autonomously flying quadrotor has outperformed two human pilots in a drone race. The success is based on a novel algorithm Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak: 'It's time to recognize the right to repair' UN adopts first resolution on vision, aims to help 1 billion Judges reject Viasat’s plea to stop SpaceX Starlink satellite launches Tokyo Olympic flame is the first powered by hydrogen FTC "right to repair" policy to go after product-repair restrictions with "new vigor" French President Emmanuel Macron changes phone after reports of wide-scale Pegasus hack

29 Rock, Paper, Shotgun


Battlefield 1 and all its DLC are free to play on Steam this weekend Horizon: Zero Dawn's Aloy is joining Genshin Impact Max Payne's face and voice actor recorded a birthday message for the 20-year-old game You could be playing Halo Infinite next weekend Blizzard employees publicly criticise corporate response to abuse allegations What are we all playing this weekend? Path Of Exile: Expedition has just launched its explosive challenge league Orcs Must Die! 3 has now launched on things that aren't Stadia EVGA are replacing Nvidia RTX 3090 GPUs bricked while playing New World WoW players hosted a virtual sit-in to protest Activision Blizzard due to harassment lawsuit Football Manager will incorporate women’s soccer into the game What will you do with a Steam Deck? Demon battling Slavic myth RPG Black Book has summoned a release date Last Stop was almost a spiritual successor to Virginia The Tokyo Olympics Google Doodle is a better sports game than every official Olympics game Happy 20th birthday to the original bullet time superstar Max Payne Diegetic war wager Carrier Command 2 will have a VR mode Tokyo Olympic athletes are marching out to iconic video game music Mystery Steam Reviews is all about virtual pals this week Costs and poor leadership were why Blizzard’s Warcraft 3 reboot bombed Dead Space won't have microtransactions, say devs Evertried is a little bit Into The Breach, a little bit Hoplite Grid Legends and Forza Horizon 5 are gunning for my heart Lost In Random will roll stop motion-inspired dice on September 10th The Crucial X8 1TB portable SSD is down to £95 at Amazon UK Our best ultrawide gaming monitor is nearly 40% off today in the UK Lost In Random's Dicey has big Elden Ring pot boy energy and I'm here for it Valparaiso, the best Battlefield map, is in Battlefield 2042 Codemasters have announced Grid Legends

26 PC Gaming


Tech Support and Basic Questions Thread - July 22, 2021 Beat Your Backlog! Weekend Thread - July 24, 2021 Activision Blizzard employees denounce corporate statements: 'We are here, angry, and not so easily silenced' The Steam Deck Queue Showed How Companies Can Fight Against Hardware Scalpers Yuzu Emulator | The Biggest Update in Years - Project Hades Activision Blizzard executives can't decide whether allegations of abuse are 'disturbing' or 'meritless' Chris Metzen addressing the Activision Blizzard lawsuit Morrowind Rebirth 5.5 - New update released for the massive Morrowind overhaul [Digital Foundry]Tech Focus: Global Illumination - What It Is, How Does It Work And Why Do We Need It? Weekend PC Gaming Deals Starting Games - Why Can't They Just Start? Super Hot VR is getting review bombed after the devs remove "skip disturbing scene" toggle and completely remove scenes of self harm Original Dead Space co-creator says he's 'excited' by the remake Hard West 2 page has appeared on SteamDB EVGA confirms it's replacing all its RTX 3090s killed by Amazon's New World MMO Email sent to Activision staff doubles down on claims that the recent lawsuit is "distorted and untrue". ESAMarathon is live for the next week. Raising funds for Save the Children by Speedrunning games ! PC gamers who used to only use consoles, what made you switch and what are some of your favorite upsides? Max Payne - 20 Year Anniversary Rainbow Six Siege team talks about Siege 2 and even "Operation Health 2.0" from their AMA this week Red Dead Redemption 2 finally gets buyable properties thanks to modders Company of Heroes 3 Gameplay Overview Having a hard time enjoying games that aren't time consuming...it's slowly killing my desire to game. Halo Infinite - Inside Infinite – July 2021 RPCS3 (PS3 Emulator): Improvements to Ratchet & Clank, Resistance and others Babylon's Fall Closed Beta Test page is up on Steam

25 Formula 1


Ask /r/formula1 Anything - Daily Discussion - 24 July 2021 Update regarding F1-Insider.com/Jos Verstappen - misunderstanding on Verstappen's part [OT] Nico with the old boss at the London EPrix today Alfa Romeo lining up Bottas for 2022 - report There’s a Ford in the Williams garage. Credit / Nicholas Latifi Surprised to see a street in Indianapolis renamed for Grosjean (and apparently a few others in NTT and NASCAR) in honor of the upcoming Indy Car race OTD 5 years ago, half the grid failed to get a lap in the 107% in Q1 What if Mercedes didn't sign either Bottas OR Russel? Ayrton Senna at the Hungaroring 1990 Sainz: McLaren one of the most difficult F1 cars to overtake Max Verstappen on Instagram: “Back behind the wheel Driving for @teamredlinesim in the 24H of Spa Wolff: Mercedes FE drivers "deserve to be in F1" amid Williams links Since moving to the new premises, our reception has improved drastically! [ F1 ] The most expensive F1 cars to ever hit auction Including @ Lewis Hamilton's 2010 McLaren, which was sold at the BritishGP [Bild] Everything indicates that Russell will replace Valtteri Bottas (31) at Mercedes in 2022. The decision is to be announced in the summer. PSA: Wristband proving your eligibility (Covid related) needed to enter the Hungaroring next weekend Spotted in the wild Found this in my Dad's Collection he says he forgot which ferrari driver this signature belongs to. Can you please help identify the signature, Thanks! The technical progression in 29 years - Senna 91 and Hamilton 20 compared though T4/5 in Hungary McLaren return would have made F1 comeback easier - Alonso [Red Bull Racing] Coming up this week on Coulthard's Farm... Verstappen: Restrictive F1 'still a long way from IndyCar' My friend just found a wishbone from Verstappens car in the tyre wall [Sam S Collins] This is part of Max Verstappen's Red Bull RB16B wheel rim shown to me by students from @SHU_Racing_Team. It looks more like something from an air crash investigation than a shunt in the BritishGP Who is the fastest qualifier? I ran a statistical analysis of qualifying performances

26 /r/space: news, articles and discussion


All Space Questions thread for week of July 18, 2021 The Whirlpool Galaxy: My image Compared to Hubble's For the first time, scientists observe a moon forming in another solar system SpaceX to launch the Europa Clipper mission for a bargain price City-sized asteroids smacked ancient Earth 10 times more often than thought “Museum of the Moon” a 1:500,000 replica using NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter imagery Asteroid That Could Be Bigger Than the Washington Monument to Speed by Earth This Weekend Solar Cycle 25 May Be The Strongest Since Scientific Recordkeeping of the Sun's Activity Began Korean Air to explore using 747 for rocket launches Apollo XV in Real Time (audio only) Are there resources to make fuel on Mars or an effective way to put fuel stations in space for space exploration? Nasa probe determines Mars' internal structure Lack of detectable microbes in some soil samples from Antarctica raise thorny questions about the search for life on other planets. Climbing down the ladder to the moon - 360° space suit visor unwrap #2 Luxury Hotel or Space Camping? Oregon congressman proposes new space tourism tax High Radiation, Low Gravitation: The Perils of a Trip to Mars Asteroid the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza to fly (safely) by Earth Sunday NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for the Europa Clipper Mission The best visualization of a black hole I have ever heard. NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station Reaction Wheel for Model Rockets Behind the scenes and inside the human side of space research Aerial Scouting of ‘Raised Ridges’ for Ingenuity’s Flight 10 NASA clears Boeing Starliner for launch on second unpiloted test flight NASA’s InSight Reveals the Deep Interior of Mars

20 Gaming & Culture – Ars Technica


Review: Old is a mostly solid film undermined by jarring twist ending Star Trek: Lower Decks S2 trailer promises more scrappy underdog adventures Snake Eyes film review: More like “G.I. No” Latest Dune trailer gives us our best look yet at Denis Villeneuve’s epic film Playdate preview: You won’t believe how fun this dorky, $179 game system is Activision Blizzard sued by state agency over alleged widespread discrimination Netflix bleeds subscribers in US and Canada, with no sign of recovery Fans ask a PC game to drop Denuvo—and dev agrees, blames “performance impact” [Updated] The surprising connection between a mockingbird’s song and Kendrick Lamar The massive Museum of Pinball is closing its doors for good Microsoft changes course, gives gamers a reason to stick with Windows 10 Collectors are as confused as you are about that $1.56M Super Mario 64 sale Twitch streamers rake in millions with a shady crypto gambling boom A troll, a pregnant man, and a low battery make the list of proposed new emoji HTML holes provide a glimpse of Steam Deck’s initial preorder numbers Review: Loki’s surprising twists paid off with a major cliffhanger finale Nintendo’s OLED Switch is now available to preorder—here’s where to get one Steam Deck is Valve’s Switch-like portable PC, starting at $399 this December Nintendo’s “OLED model” Switch estimated to cost just $10 more to produce Netflix will start publishing video games, has hired former EA exec