30 Hacker News
https://news.ycombinator.com/Embedded PDF viewer in Firefox 81 supports filling forms Check if your IP is exposing any ports. If you see 404 page, nothing is exposed No script is too simple Really Atari ST? How the oil industry made us doubt climate change Tables: Tracking work for teams DOS Subsystem for Linux 2020 Bundles Acorn Woodpeckers Have Multi-Day Wars, and Birds Come from All Around to Watch Top .NET 5.0 new APIs Zendar (YC S17) Is Hiring a Lead Platform Software Engineer Firefox 81.0 Swift on Windows Facebook says it may quit Europe over ban on sharing data with US New JSX Transform Blacklight – A Real-Time Website Privacy Inspector The case for comments in code: Superior than issue tracker, VCs, etc. Haskell language features and standard libraries in pure Python What Preparations Are Due? Old TV caused village broadband outages for 18 months Over 90% of Indian techies in the US are upper-caste Indians X-COM Bypassing ESP32 Encrypted Secure Boot Porting EBU R128 audio loudness analysis from C to Rust Americans don't feel they can get justice when wronged by their ISP – survey The Expression Problem Manage external displays with Gnome and Argos extension Show HN: The Age of the Spiritual Machine A Picture of Java in 2020 Why books don't work (2019)
https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/Google engineer breaks down the problems he uses when doing technical interviews. Lots of advice on algorithms and programming. A free and open-source tool to enable pasting plain, unformatted text by default in Windows, systemwide. With Ctrl+V or whatever is the app's default for pasting. A Picture of Java in 2020 Introducing Swift on Windows I Created a Visualization of 20 Sorting Algorithms with Java. Which one do you like most? Prioritizing Technical Debt as if Time and Money Matters “I no longer build software” Java Concurrency in Practice book notes My least favorite Rust type Build your API first Live-coding a music synthesizer (EuroPython 2020) Wireshark has a new packet diagram view Validating consistency and the absence of data loss in Redpanda: Going beyond Jepsen & our journey to a scalable, linearizable raft implementation How to make a 301 redirect on a site with www or without Triage with Me - 11 issues & 2 PRs in 1.5 hours The Stack Overflow Antipattern Joomla Create Articles Tik Tok algorithm / technology will not be transferred in deal. Oracle should instead check the source code. 15 Google interview questions Kernighan's Law - Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it. The Golden Guide to Landing a Developer Position Crunchy Bridge: Multi-cloud Postgres service with PL/Python and PL/R Postgres Data Types in PL/Python ABCs of ROI and TCO for software teams: Demystifying business TLAs for software developers and testers Fortran ~ Regula Falsi Method
30 heise online News
https://www.heise.de/heise+ | Schnittstellen-Erweiterer: Drei USB-C-Hubs speziell für MacBooks TechStage | Apple Watch: Smartwatch mit Vertrag ab 15 € im Monat Storage für Kubernetes-Umgebungen Lizenz-Management Codemeter mit "License To Kill" Schulgipfel: Gemeinsame Bildungsplattform und Geld für Admins Jailbreak für iOS 14: Angriff auf Apples Secure Enclave droht Agentur für Sprunginnovationen: Erstes Projekt entwickelt Höhenwindanlagen Nokia 2.4 und 3.4: Neue Einsteiger-Smartphones mit Android One Deutschlands Firmen ergänzen WLAN immer öfter mit Mobilfunktechnik Starker Rechenkern für Server: ARM Neoverse V1 mit SVE Kurz informiert: Cancel Culture, 5G, The Dark Overlord, Stör-TV IoT-Projekt WebThings: Mozilla gibt weitere Arbeit auf und ab CloudBees kündigt weitere SDM- und DevSecOps-Funktionen an Ingolstadt fordert Kaufprämie für fossil angetriebene Autos Firefox: Neue Desktop-Versionen beseitigen mögliche Einfallstore für Angreifer EuGH: Britische Beihilfen für Atomkraftwerk Hinkley Point C rechtens heise+ | Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 im Kurztest: Mit KI-Funktionen zu besseren Fotos Firefox 81 ist da: Standard-Option bei Apple und neue Funktionen Kryptogeld auf Supercomputern geschürft: Australier verurteilt Stromverteilnetz 2.0: Netze kein "Showstopper" für Energiewende und E-Mobilität Jetzt endlich offiziell: Samsung SSD 980 Pro mit PCIe 4.0 Cyberbedrohungen: Kostenlose "Adversary Emulation Plans" für Firmen verfügbar Fehlende GPS-Tracks, heißes iPhone: iOS 14 kann Health-Datenbank beschädigen Gefahr für Autos: "Alles, was vernetzt ist, wird auch angegriffen" Facebook und Instagram bekommen Manager für Bild-Urheberrechte Apple Watch Series 6 und SE im ersten Test Psychiater: Wikileaks-Gründer Julian Assange ist suizidgefährdet AMD startet Ryzen 3000C für Chromebooks heise-Angebot: IT-Jobtag: Arbeitssuchende und Arbeitgeber kommen am 30. September nach Hannover Jabra rüstet kabellose Ohrhörer Elite 75t mit ANC nach, kündigt Elite 85t an
https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/Got a tech question or want to discuss tech? Weekly /r/Technology Tech Support / General Discussion Thread Shell reportedly to slash oil and gas production costs to focus more on renewables Ex-content moderator sues YouTube, claims job led to PTSD symptoms and depression The worker watched videos that included beheadings, shootings and child abuse, according to the lawsuit. DOJ Continues Its Quest To Kill Net Neutrality (And Consumer Protection In General) In California Federal Agencies Tapped Protesters’ Phones in Portland - Homeland Security has not yet come clean to the public about the full extent of its intelligence operations in Portland. NASA Makes Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough: State of Nuclear Fusion Facebook suspends environmental groups despite vow to fight misinformation $100,000 in bribes helped fraudulent Amazon sellers earn $100 million, DOJ says Facebook says it may quit Europe over ban on sharing data with U.S. The Age Of Electric Cars Is Dawning Ahead Of Schedule - Battery Prices Are Dropping Faster Than Expected. Analysts Are Moving Up Projections Of When An Electric Vehicle Won’t Need Government Incentives To Be Cheaper Than A Gasoline Model. Face shields ineffective at trapping aerosols, says Japanese supercomputer | Simulation using world’s fastest supercomputer casts doubt on effectiveness in preventing spread of coronavirus Apple CEO Impressed by Remote Work, Sees Permanent Changes Dark web drugs raid leads to 179 arrests. It ends the "golden age" of these underground marketplaces, Europol said.. A new startup is recruiting gig workers to help landlords evict people from their homes, calling it the fastest-growing moneymaking gig because of COVID-19 Girl flags massive iOS ad scam campaign targeting kids Microsoft to Acquire ZeniMax Media and Its Game Publisher Bethesda Softworks 179 Arrested in Massive Global Dark Web Takedown Amazon staffers took bribes, manipulated marketplace, leaked data including search algorithms – DoJ claims Intel is still selling products to blacklisted Chinese tech giant Huawei thanks to a US government licence New research says sodium-ion batteries are a valid alternative to lithium-ion batteries An entire village in the UK was having its internet service cut off by someone using an old television The dark web won't hide you anymore, police warn
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 Introducing SepiaSearch, our search engine to help you discover videos and channels on PeerTube! How We Built a Real-time Privacy Inspector – The Markup Haskell language features and standard libraries in pure Python Free and Open Source Governance Collection: learn FOSS governance by example Here's My List of $0.00/OS Software (Mainly Geared Towards Creative Work) GlitchTip 1.1 is released. An open source error tracking platform that's compatible with the Sentry SDK. Is Callobra Office Speech to text on Android Offline a thing? A free and open-source Linktree alternative Triage with Me - 11 issues & 2 PRs in 1.5 hours Open source: Why governments need to go further Ever wondered why the SCA space hasn't embraced Open Source themselves? Webots robot simulator goes open-source MeetingBar - open source app to show meeting in status bar Podcast Launch: Open Source For Business. Learn from world's #1 OSS experts within enterprises! Open Source meets Super Resolution, part 1 Linux development is distributed - profoundly so Two open source projects abandoned and code removed, citing "legal disputes" Open source: Why governments need to go further Chatcola going AGPL - forming 'foundation'/org - searching advisors/board members & feedback Most Popular Programming Languages on GitHub - 2011/2019 Do you yourself contribute to open-source? If you do, what contributions do you make? Why isn't free and open source software enough mentioned when the subject is digital privacy and also the social media big data problem that we face? Open source forms? We created a 1 KM squared WiFi hotspot. HD Video/Audio Calling WITHOUT the internet. Open Source. Console #19: Tar Pits, Plants, and pb-jelly
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. 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. Code Scanning Solution - SAST - Scanmycode.today - free for Open Source Projects email@example.com to recover encrypted PC. 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 ? Cloud Database Leak Exposes 425GB of Financial Data Endpoint detection and response. Learn about EDR and securing your endpoints. Hardening Ubuntu 18 Laptop. What should I do differently?
24 Space Discussion
https://www.reddit.com/r/space/Week of September 20, 2020 'All Space Questions' thread I’m Ann Druyan, I worked on NASA’s Voyager Interstellar Message Project alongside my late husband Carl Sagan. Now I’m the co-creator of Cosmos: Possible Worlds. AMA! NASA lays out $28 billion plan to return astronauts to the moon in 2024 Hints of fresh ice found in northern hemisphere of Saturn moon Enceladus The largest solar telescope in Europe has captured groundbreaking photos showing the fine-structure of the Sun. This photo captured at 430nm shows the details of a sunspot, an area that appears dark on the surface of the Sun because it’s cooler than other parts around it. Scott Manley - The Amazing Engineering Behind Solid Rocket Boosters The Largest Star in the Universe – Size Comparison (Kurzgesagt) Scientists have found an alien world that orbits its host star every 3.14 Earth days, a close approximation to the famous mathematical constant pi, the ratio between a circle's circumference and its diameter 'Ultrahot Neptune' discovered around sunlike star 4 spacecraft will be docked to the ISS at the same time Saturn's ocean moon Enceladus has fresh ice in unexpected place Nasa outlines plan for first woman on Moon by 2024 Ellen Ochoa Shakes Hands with First Humanoid Robot to Head to Station Comet Discovered to Have Its Own Northern Lights: An atmospheric light show previously relegated to planets and Jupiter moons is found on comet using data from ESA's Rosetta spacecraft NASA, US Space Force Establish Foundation for Broad Collaboration before and after processing of the Andromeda Galaxy from my backyard Showerthought: If a quarter represented the solar system, Alpha Centauri would be 200 feet away. NASA to Provide Update on Agency’s First Asteroid Sample Collection Attempt How Much Life Would Be Required to Create the Phosphine Signal on Venus? I am Ed Lu, former NASA astronaut, co-founder of B612 Foundation. Join me on Sept. 22 at 9AM Pacific for an AMA on space, flying the Shuttle, Soyuz, and ISS, asteroids and space debris, and working on the safety advisory panel for the SpaceX Crewed Dragon. A Hundred million stars in 3 minutes North American Nebula Help - Astrophotography Astronomers Discover An Earth-Sized 'Pi Planet' With A 3.14-Day Orbit Europe's Spaceport Industry Space Days 2020
25 PC Gaming
https://www.reddit.com/r/pcgaming/Tech Support and Basic Questions Thread - September 22, 2020 What Are You Playing Thread - September 22, 2020 Hogwarts Legacy is confirmed to being an open-world single-player ARPG Manor Lords is a medieval RTS/Citybuilder game for PC that I'm working on for a couple of years. 2 months ago this subreddit helped me to show my game to the world, for which I'm very grateful. I've made a new video about some the game mechanics, perhaps you'll like it. Appreciate your support! Halo 3: ODST has released on Steam What's the most petty thing you've uninstalled a game over? Deathloop and Prey Developers Are Hiring for Two Unannounced Projects Jason Schreier on Twitter: "Microsoft is planning to buy Zenimax/Bethesda" Noita - 1.0 Release Date Trailer (Leaving Early Access October 15th) VKD3D 1.2 Is Ready To Offer Better Direct3D 12 To Vulkan Support : linux_gaming Starfield, Elder Scrolls 6 To Bring Bethesda's "Largest Engine Overhaul Since Oblivion" Crysis remastered VS Crysis Enhanced mod Rebel Galaxy Outlaw is now available on Steam Porting Detroit: Become Human from PlayStation 4 to PC - Part 1 - GPUOpen PC Gaming Doesn’t Have to Be Expensive The Solitaire Conspiracy launches on October 6th Point and Click Puzzle Game "When The Past Was Around" has released on Steam New Marvel's Avengers Patch is deleting the progress of some players With Microsoft releasing exclusives day and date with Xbox versions and Sony showing interest in porting games to PC. Will we see an increase in PC gaming this generation? The Long Gate launched today with a new trailer! If you are into challenging and beautiful puzzle games then this game is for you. Get it now while the launch discount lasts. The Division 2 is going free again this weekend Drake Hollow releases October 1st on PC Microsoft has entered into an agreement to acquire ZeniMax Media, parent company of Bethesda Softworks Does anyone do in-depth analysis of netcode for multiplayer games besides Battle(non)sense? The next Momodora game will return to pixel art
26 Formula 1
https://www.reddit.com/r/formula1/88th 24 Hours of Le Mans Race Debrief - r/Formula1 Editorial Team /r/Formula1 Daily Discussion - 22 September 2020 Christian Horner wants a 'wild card' for a new Grand Prix on the F1 calendar every year [Phillip Horton] F1 about to embark on a sequence of races - Sochi, Nurburgring, Portimao, Imola, Istanbul - where a lot of fans will be in attendance. Very much hope, as restrictions tighten in several countries, that this doesn't backfire. F1 has done really, really well so far. 2020 Haas F1 concept that I created before the season started. Thoughts? ‘Exceptional’ Hamilton ‘the cleanest guy I’ve ever raced’ – Button [OC] 2021 Audi Livery Concept 'On Track' - matte black / iridescent foil Beautiful picture of Vettel’s SF1000. Racing Point Russian GP Poster Mercedes-AMG W11 Steering Wheel Photo of a young Lewis Hamilton Didier Pironi carries Gilles Villeneuve’s helmet back to the Ferrari pits after his teammate’s fatal crash at Zolder in 1982. Renault sees 'Ford v Ferrari' spirit from new CEO [OT] Formula E Is The First Racing Series To Be Certified As Carbon Net Zero Racing Point: Mercedes engine knocked out after Stroll crash On this day last year, Sebastian Vettel claimed his first official victory of the 2019 season under the lights of Singapore, Ferrari secured their first 1-2 here as well! A wonderful day to remember! Leclerc has ‘grown a lot’ amid Ferrari’s 2020 struggles Kevin Magnussen massive save - Russia 2014 Racing Point upgrade for Mugello : Major renovation with innovative ideas Watching the indianapolis 05, i found gunter steiner in RB with bernie :) ‘It was quite tragic’ – Alex Albon reveals how he celebrated his maiden podium on F1 Nation [Podcast] Found a old phonebooth ad that features Lotus F1 [OT] Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin Partner to Form New NASCAR Team, Bubba Wallace to drive McLaren P1 done up in Senna's Livery & Race Number 12 Lewis Hamilton inspired graphics kit for a dirt bike Jackie Stewarts BRM, Silverstone, prob 1967?
20 Ars Technica
https://arstechnica.comWhat to expect from Google’s 2020 Hardware event Facebook warns privacy rules could force it to exit European market Old TV set interfered with village’s DSL Internet each day for 18 months Google could face federal, state antitrust suits next week, reports say 156 countries commit to fair COVID-19 vaccine access, but US won’t join What happens to Bethesda’s multi-platform games under Microsoft? LGR’s Clint Basinger plumbs the depths of retro computing—and his YouTube comments The story of cheaper batteries, from smartphones to Teslas All your Xbox Series X and S preorder links in one place Facebook vows to restrict users if US election descends into chaos Digital equity program in Maryland adds Plume Wi-Fi to its Internet access A tip from a kid helps detect iOS and Android scam apps’ 2.4 million downloads New Xeon-capable motherboard offers 20 USB 3.2 ports Feds issue emergency order for agencies to patch critical Windows flaw T-Mobile amassed “unprecedented concentration of spectrum,” AT&T complains Everyone loves the new couple on the block in first WandaVision trailer Everything we know so far about Oracle not actually buying TikTok Nikola founder abruptly resigns amid fraud allegations A German rocket startup seeks to disrupt the European launch industry This Porsche plug-in SUV is a pricey dayglo antidepressant on wheels
20 Science – Ars Technica
https://arstechnica.com156 countries commit to fair COVID-19 vaccine access, but US won’t join The story of cheaper batteries, from smartphones to Teslas A German rocket startup seeks to disrupt the European launch industry Here’s how DOE’s first crop of risky energy tech has done When building an embryo, timing is everything What’s in wildfire smoke, and how dangerous is it? CDC dramatically restores COVID-19 testing advice marred by political meddling Humans reached Saudi Arabia at least 120,000 years ago After billion-dollar disasters, here’s what the US’ fall weather has in store Rocket Report: Chinese rocket fails, Starship may make a leap in October Hoverboarding dentist gets 12 years in prison for fraud, unlawful dental acts Here are the winners of the 2020 Ig Nobel Prizes to make you laugh, then think White House-CDC tensions explode as Trump contradicts its leadership Why Amazon is backing this former Tesla executive’s recycling startup It’s now possible to detect counterfeit whisky without opening the bottle After ranting about armed uprising, top Health Dept. spokesperson takes leave Climate science contrarian installed in upper-level NOAA position Ancient DNA sheds light on Viking origins, travels Mathematicians may have unlocked the secret of how “stone forests” form Bonkers federal podcast downplays COVID-19, blasts health restrictions
20 Gaming & Culture – Ars Technica
https://arstechnica.comWhat happens to Bethesda’s multi-platform games under Microsoft? LGR’s Clint Basinger plumbs the depths of retro computing—and his YouTube comments All your Xbox Series X and S preorder links in one place Everyone loves the new couple on the block in first WandaVision trailer Microsoft purchases Bethesda Softworks in industry-changing acquisition [Updated] A fond farewell to the weird and wonderful Nintendo DS Spelunky 2 game review: Roguelike perfection Review: Netflix debuts two solid German offerings with Biohackers and Freaks Netflix’s Away splendidly brings a humans-to-Mars mission to life PS5 retailers have many fewer Digital Edition systems for preorder [Updated] Report: Trump admin looking into Tencent’s US gaming investments How do music festivals adapt to a pandemic? They Fest in Place, of course Sony makes it official: PlayStation 5 won’t natively support PS1, PS2, PS3 The end of the 3DS marks an inflection point for portable gaming It’s now possible to detect counterfeit whisky without opening the bottle PlayStation 5 event: $499 with a disc drive, $399 without, on Nov. 12 Apple asks to block iOS Unreal Engine development in new court filing Review: We do not recommend the $299 Oculus Quest 2 as your next VR system Sony pushes back on reports that it’s reducing PS5’s launch availability Nvidia RTX 3080 review: 4K greatness at $699—and good news for cheaper GPUs
https://slashdot.org/Microsoft Gets Exclusive License For OpenAI's GPT-3 Language Model Microsoft Develops a 'Virtual Commute' for Remote Workers Tim Cook on Antitrust Investigations: 'There is No Monopoly Here' Amazon Restricts How Rival Device Makers Buy Ads on Its Site Facebook Vows To Restrict Users if US Election Descends Into Chaos Russia Wants To Ban the Use of Secure Protocols Such As TLS 1.3, DoH, DoT, ESNI Samsung's Fast, PCIe 4.0-ready 980 Pro SSD Can Future-Proof Your PC Build A $50 Phone is Ambani's Weapon To Dominate India Telecom Market Boeing Whistle-Blower Says Proposed 737 Max Fixes Aren't Enough Feds Issue Emergency Order For Agencies To Patch Critical Windows Flaw Airbus Reveals Plans For Zero-Emission Aircraft Fueled By Hydrogen Proposal Would Give EU Power To Boot Tech Giants Out of European Market Trump Pushes To Reap Biometric Data From Immigrants, Americans Quibi Reportedly Weighs Selling Itself Less Than 6 Months After Launching Pandemic Accelerated Cord Cutting, Making 2020 the Worst-Ever Year For Pay TV
https://www.osnews.comFacebook says it will stop operating in Europe if regulators don’t back down Sculpt OS 20.08 released ARM is now backing Panfrost Gallium3D as open-source Mali graphics driver US will ban WeChat and TikTok downloads on Sunday Rust on Haiku: the case of the disappearing deceased threads Intel’s Tiger Lake 11th Gen Core i7-1185G7 review and deep dive: baskin’ for the exotic iOS 14, iPadOS 14 released IBM open sources its A2O POWER processor core through the OpenPOWER Foundation Red Hat has been working on new NVFS file system “I have blood on my hands”: a whistleblower says Facebook ignored global political manipulation Nvidia nears deal to buy chip designer Arm for more than $40 billion, sources say Huawei’s Harmony OS is coming to smartphones, with code release promised for October 2021 Researchers demonstrate in-chip water cooling Non-POSIX file systems Is anybody still using Windows 95 in 2020?
12 Rock, Paper, Shotgun
https://www.rockpapershotgun.comSure, Crysis Remastered is nice, but have you ever played the original Crysis? Halo 3: ODST has arrived on PC Hades Boons: the best Boons and Gods to choose Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War beta drops this October Samsung's 980 Pro SSD brings PCIe 4.0 speeds next month Crusader Kings 3 knights guide – recruitment, management, and prowess Roccat's Vulcan keyboard is getting new optical and TKL models Steam News Hub shows posts from your favourite quirky PC gaming websites now An Airport For Aliens Currently Run By Dogs has excellent dogs with jobs Crusader Kings 3 cheats, debug mode, and console commands Former Skullgirls and Indivisible developers have started up a new co-op studio Graphics card deals of the week – 22nd September 2020