30 Hacker News

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Dislike button would improve Spotify's recommendations The Fugate family of Kentucky has had blue skin for centuries (2017) Amazon Corretto JDK Roguelike Celebration 2021 New wave of strikes will test worker power Git Command Explorer Generally Intelligent Is Hiring Machine Learning Research Engineers (Remote, SF) More Americans are considering retirement VirtualMEC – a free 3D CAD for MECCANO Show HN: Think Like a Bot – Guess labels applied by AI to random images What Richard Feynman’s PhD Thesis Looks Like: A Video Introduction (2020) How I learned to program Privacy activists oppose EU plans for a GDPR-compliant Whois v2 Implementing Hash Tables in C Hubble finds evidence of persistent water vapor in one hemisphere of Europa What the Irish Ate Before Potatoes Circle: C++ Automation Language Genode – Sculpt Operating System 21.10 The Hindenburg disaster denoised, upscaled, and colorized using ML [video] A generic VHDL touch controller – add capacitive buttons to any FPGA Two Arms and a Head (2008) TerraVision (1994) Show HN: Stormah, cloud notes stored in your own Git repo A New Bootable USB Solution Gotify/server: A simple server for sending and receiving messages in real-time WordPress Latin1 and UTF-8, Part 2 The JavaScript ecosystem is a hot mess and so is software development Growth by proximity – Moretti on the effect of high-tech hubs on innovation Canon sued for disabling scanner when printers run out of ink Status Page for monitoring your websites and applications with beautiful graphs

30 heise online News

https://www.heise.de/

4W: Was war. Was wird. Vom fairen Wettbewerb zum fairen Lesen TechStage | Die besten Qi-Ladegeräte 2021: 29 Ladepads im Vergleichstest Tesla-Ausbau bei Berlin: Wasserverband warnt vor Trinkwasserknappheit Leistungsschutz: Google weist neue Millionenforderungen von Verlegern zurück "Lucy in the sky!" – Sonde zur Erforschung der Jupiter-Asteroiden ist gestartet Programmreform: Wie die ARD mehr jüngere Leute erreichen will heise+ | VPN-Provider: Elf VPN-Anbieter mit WireGuard im Vergleich Biontech und Pfizer beantragen Impfstoff-Zulassung für Kinder in Europa Chinesische Astronauten erreichen Raumstation Smishing: BSI warnt vor neuen Betrugsmaschen bei SMS-Phishing heise+ | Highspeed-Internet per Satellit: Starlink im Test Die Facetten der Fotografie: Die Bilder der Woche (KW 41) E-Mail-Konto gehackt: Was Sie jetzt tun müssen Unsere Kameras für Fotos und Videos | c't uplink 40.1 TechStage | HDD, SSD, M.2-NVMe: So bekommt man am meisten Speicher fürs Geld Google: 2021 schon über 50.000 Warnungen vor staatlichen Hackern Security-Experten warnen vor "Massenüberwachungstechnologie" c't 3003: Wie vernagelt ist Windows 11? | Kritik an TPM, DRM & Co Ampel-Sondierung: SPD, FDP und Grüne wollen digitalen Aufbruch​ Continuous Scrolling: Ohne Blättern durch Googles Suchergebnisse heise+ | Wie Daten Kaffee besser machen sollen Apple Watch Series 7 im ersten Test: Die wichtigsten Erkenntnisse Wie AOL, BTX und Compuserve Privatkunden online brachten Kurz informiert: Cybercrime, WhatsApp, Google, Virgin Galactic Tech2go-Podcast: Museen wollen ihre Kunststoff-Exponate retten Hass im Netz: Bremen will bei Opferschutz und Strafverfolgung aufholen Ransomware legt Verwaltung von Schwerin und benachbartem Landkreis lahm Schlimmer als Google: Welche Daten alternative Android-Hersteller sammeln EU-Parlament stimmt für Verlängerung von freiem Roaming Europäischer Automarkt: 23 Prozent weniger Zulassungen

26 /r/Technology

https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/

Got a tech question or want to discuss tech? Bi-Weekly /r/Technology Tech Support / General Discussion Thread Canon sued for disabling scanner when printers run out of ink Elon Musk's Starlink to provide half-gigabit internet connectivity to airlines China tested a nuclear capable hypersonic gliding vehicle that traveled around the globe through low orbit in space before cruising to the target. US intelligence and military officials stunned. US links $5.2 billion worth of Bitcoin transactions to ransomware Apple’s plan to scan images will allow governments into smartphones Facebook Uses Deceptive Math to Hide Its Hate Speech Problem Dbrand pulls its PS5 Darkplates from sale after Sony threatens legal action Steam reportedly blocks cryptocurrency and NFT games Instacart Gig Workers Are Going On Strike Nationwide Fusion energy -- now only 25 years away... 7-Eleven breached customer privacy by collecting facial imagery without consent NASA launches first space probe to study Jupiter's Trojan asteroids Apple's Proposed Phone-Scanning Child Safety Features 'Invasive, Ineffective, and Dangerous,' Say Cybersecurity Researchers in New Study Ransomware hackers targeted three US water facilities in 2021, cyber officials say Drones Now Being Used To Transport Organs And Save Lives Google Just Gave Millions Of Users A Reason To Quit Chrome Instagram Struggles With Fears of Losing Its ‘Pipeline’: Young Users Valve banned all blockchain/NFT games from Steam The EU plans to make life easier for consumers and reduce waste by making USB-C the common charger for smartphones and other mobile devices TSMC delivers its first batch of Russian-designed Arm chips Innovator Modifies Raspberry Pi to Control Flamethrower with His Mind Steam Kicks Crypto and NTF Games off, Epic Games Store Welcomes Them a Day Later Epic says it’s ‘open’ to blockchain games after Steam bans them You'll still get Windows 11 updates on an unsupported system, just don't get used to it Molecular mixing creates super stable glass

22 /r/space: news, articles and discussion

https://www.reddit.com/r/space/

All Space Questions thread for week of October 10, 2021 In 1965, 4 years before the Moon landing, the Mariner 4 Mars flyby crushed fantasies but began Mars exploration. Many hoped for pictures of life on Mars. Mariner 4 revealed a desert covered with craters much like the Moon. The photos captured a curious world’s attention, and showed we are alone. Lucy launches from Florida; on its way to the Trojans aboard a ULA Atlas V Rocket | Composite Image [OC] Dark Matter Alternative Passes Big Test. A cosmological model that doesn’t require dark matter has overcome a major hurdle in matching observations from the cosmic microwave (CMB), the leftover glow of the big bang. This dark-matter-free model is an extension of the so-called MOND background. China’s Shenzhou 13 crew docks with space station for 6-month stay The spacesuits currently on board the ISS were designed in the 1970s for large men. Even if they had smaller astronauts in the 70s, the equipment could not have fit on a smaller suit. That's one reason only 15 women have walked in space vs. more than 200 men. A modular design is in the works. How Does the Chinese Space Station Move Around in Space? The Moon's Violent Origin M33 - The Triangulum Galaxy in HaLRGB [OC] I started writing space shanties earlier this year. Here's a song about settling on Mars! Waxing Gibbous Moon in High Res Surprise Russian Thruster Firing Prompts Space Station Emergency. While the astronauts were said to not be in any danger, it was the second such incident since July. NASA launches robotic archaeologist Lucy on ambitious mission to Trojan asteroids Two Impacts, Not Just One, May Have Formed The Moon - Sky & Telescope A new analysis of ancient meteorites by scientists at MIT and elsewhere suggests that a mysterious gap existed within this disk around 4.567 billion years ago, near the location where the asteroid belt resides today. Did you know? From 1979 up until 1999 Pluto was often closer to the Sun than Neptune. This won't happen again until 2227 Proxima Centauri B How the Search for Extraterrestrial Life Helped Make Your Smartphone’s Screen Possible Watch live launch of NASA's Lucy mission to Jupiter's Trojan Asteroids China repeats call for international astronauts to join space station crews Shenzhou-13 crew entering Tianhe and making themselves at home NASA's Lucy probe will visit 8 asteroids in 12 years. Here's how it will work.

30 Rock, Paper, Shotgun

https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/feed

GTA: The Trilogy system requirements and details allegedly leak Dota 2's next hero is Marci from the Dota: Dragon's Blood anime Tweet2Doom lets you play Doom via Twitter Rocksteady's Suicide Squad gets a new story trailer Epic Games Store will "welcome games that make use of blockchain tech" Minecraft Dungeons adds roguelikelike singleplayer mode this December Minecraft's The Wild Update will add excellent frogs after Caves & Cliffs Minecraft will soon bundle Java and Bedrock editions together What are we all playing this weekend? Portal speedrunner explains their wild tricks to Valve developers Twitch are "confident" no passwords or credit cards were exposed in leak Retro sci-fi thriller The Invincible now has a proper trailer Steam is banning games with NFTs and cryptocurrency Lo-fi adventure Chasing Static is now out with some classic horror puzzling Ultimate Audio Bang #16: all things FPS merch TFI Friday: three indie puzzle games with slightly melancholy vibe Best Roblox horror games: great scary games in Roblox Mon Amour is the most crazed, loved up take on Flappy Bird you'll ever see The best Back 4 Blood Karlee build Song Of Farca is great if you don't take it personally How to play Far Cry 6 in co-op multiplayer mode Crysis 2 & 3 Remastered are out now, making the trilogy maximum shiny Rally Point: how to pay the deposit and enjoy playing strategy games Call Of Duty: Warzone's shiny new anti-cheat might have leaked already The best Back 4 Blood Jim build Gears Tactics and Dirty Bomb devs working on a new sci-fi game The best Back 4 Blood Hoffman build Deathloop's first "major" update fixes stuttering, adds DLSS support Diablo 2 Resurrected's servers falling over due to "modern player behaviour" FIFA reportedly wants double the old licence fee from EA

26 PC Gaming

https://www.reddit.com/r/pcgaming/

Tech Support and Basic Questions Thread - October 14, 2021 Beat Your Backlog! Weekend Thread - October 16, 2021 Screenshots of Elden Ring Reveal a Dynamic Weather System and New Locations Game pass has saved me hundreds of dollars in bad PC game purchases. What a lifesaver Minecraft Java Edition and Bedrock Edition coming to Game Pass on PC 27 Seconds of Elden Ring Gameplay Minecraft boasts over 141 million monthly active users and other impressive numbers Minecraft: We want the Deep Dark, and its warden inhabitants, to be as deep, dark and scary as possible; that’s why we’re moving these features to our 2022 update. Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League Trailer Steam will be kicking *all blockchain games* off the platform, including Age of Rust Weekend PC Gaming Deals Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy PC System requirements revealed Gotham Knights | DC Fandome 2021 Story Trailer I'm interested in buying a game for myself, it's my 53rd birthday, and I'm looking for recommendations American Civil War strategy game Grand Tactician is a flawed gem Dota 2 - This Fall Marci Joins the Fight Crysis 2 + Crysis 3 Remastered PC Deep Dive - Every Enhancement Detailed + Tested! Valve is uploading some gameplay of various games on the Steam Deck on Twitter. Here is Devil May Cry V. Gotham Knights Trailer DC League of Superpets The adventures of Krypto and Ace | Announce Trailer Co-op Action Tower Defense Games Dragon Age 4 will only release for PC and current gen consoles. No PS4 and Xbox ONE. 10 changes to BABYLON’S FALL based on your feedback Steam Deck gameplay compilation across multiple games from game developers that received the Steam Deck dev kit Hawken - The only good pvp mech game. Playnite 9 released. Open source video game library manager.

26 Formula 1

https://www.reddit.com/r/formula1/

Ask /r/formula1 Anything - Daily Discussion - 16 October 2021 2021 Turkish Grand Prix - Day after Debrief It’s Been Over 13 Years and a New a Points System but Lewis Hamilton Still Holds the Record for Most Points Scored by a Rookie Guess you can say I had a pretty good day! [Decalspotters] Petronas is to withdraw their involvement with Mercedes-AMG F1 at the end of the season. The German team is set to be joined by Saudi oil giant Aramco. We’ll miss you Kimi Happy 42nd birthday to Kimi Räikkönen! In Cars (2006), Luigi’s license plate is 445-108, which is the coordinates for the Ferrari factory in Modena, Italy The slowest cars from wach year of the turbo-hybrid era: Red Bull Show Run in Dallas was incredible [Rumour](Fritz-Dieter Rencken) Am hearing, very solid source, that @MercedesAMGF1 to switch from @Petronas to @Aramco. Sergio Perez before Red Bull Showrun in Dallas [OC] Some shots I took of Checo at the Red Bull Show Run in Dallas TX this morning! 10 years ago today, the racing world lost Dan Wheldon. RIP to a great driver, and an even better human being. Checo cooking dem donuts [Romain Grosjean] Some days start better than others… Sebastian Vettel: Too many races could stop F1 being 'special' Front row at the Redbull Show Run Mercedes set to drop Petronas for Saudi sponsor Checo thanking his fans after the Red Bull Showrun RB7 - RedBull Showrun as seen from climbing a tree for the best view My book about F1 from 2006 has this picture with title: "Willingnes to comunicate is important aspect of F1 driver"... and they show Kimi Checo came to Dallas today! Points standings don’t reflect Hamilton’s errors – Villeneuve Sergio Perez waving to the crowd in Dallas [Scuderia Ferrari] “Dear Charles, since I cannot be with you today, I have prepared a special message. Hope you like it. Faithfully yours, #SF21”

25 programming

https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/

The Javascript "ecosystem" is a hot mess and so is software development in general - Kailash Nadh's personal homepage Implementing hash tables in C (separate chaining), and a little theory How to criticize code Missouri governor criticized for confusing vulnerability disclosure with A thorough explanation of how to randomly sample in a circle Message queues — what are they? Prototype GIL-less CPython shows nearly 20x speedups with 20 threads and good single-thread performance. Will the GIL be removed at some point, finally? I've made a feed of podcasts, articles and videos from the best thinkers in Computer Science. But I'm missing a ton of people. Help me discover them? Hunting down a C memory leak (in a Go program) "Simple Code" Follow-up Part 1: A (Very) Simplified CPU Diagram (Lecture by Casey Muratori) Cross-platform port of Space Cadet Pinball, works on Windows, Linux and macOS Nick's intro to FPGAs 10/11/2021 Excellent write-up from Temple Gates Games on why their Race for the Galaxy AI is so good PII tiny oops Remote Work Compensation A note sharing website that allows you to write your notes on markdown and highlight your code Pitfalls when behavior testing your code Efficiently loading massive D3 datasets using Apache Arrow Stop Using Microservices. Build Monoliths Instead. HackerNews Simplified with Python3 and BeautifulSoup How Developers Influence Their Wages and Why Some Developers Get Paid More Gramma - an interactive, multilingual command-line grammar checker for Linux / Windows / macOS - free and open-source (with optional Git integration) Smart CSS solutions for common UI challenges An Intro to Reinforcement Learning for Beginners in Python 🐍 (Open AI Gym) Perspective 1.0.0, an open source BI tool built on WebAssembly

20 Ars Technica

https://arstechnica.com

Robert Pattinson broods and batters his way through new The Batman trailer John Cena shows off comedic chops in extended teaser for Peacemaker series Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds exhibit comes to LA’s Skirball Center The Every: When Big Tech rules all, don’t say Dave Eggers didn’t warn us The Weeping Angels are as terrifying as ever in Doctor Who: Flux trailer FDA advisors recommend J&J boosters for all as agency eyes mix-and-match doses Continuous scrolling comes to mobile Google Search Fixes for AMD Ryzen performance, other Windows 11 issues rolling out to testers now Trumpist county clerk barred after leak of voting-system passwords to QAnon The proof’s in the poop: Austrians have loved beer, blue cheese for 2,700 years MacBook Pros, an “M1X” chip, and other stuff to expect at Apple’s October event You may soon be able to answer phone calls on your Chromebook NASA’s Lucy mission will soon be in the sky, with a launch set for Saturday Theranos’ second lab director got $5K a month to rubber-stamp forms Rocket Report: Virgin Galactic stands down, SpaceX faces environmental lawsuit Metroid Dread developer leaves names out of credits, ex-staffers say Seminal Michael Faraday paper digitally stored in fluorescent dyes FDA advisors unanimously green-light Moderna boosters for people 65+, high-risk Missouri gov. calls journalist who found security flaw a “hacker,” threatens to sue Tile’s 2022 lineup has longer battery life, longer range, and a UWB model

20 Science – Ars Technica

https://arstechnica.com

FDA advisors recommend J&J boosters for all as agency eyes mix-and-match doses The proof’s in the poop: Austrians have loved beer, blue cheese for 2,700 years NASA’s Lucy mission will soon be in the sky, with a launch set for Saturday Rocket Report: Virgin Galactic stands down, SpaceX faces environmental lawsuit Seminal Michael Faraday paper digitally stored in fluorescent dyes FDA advisors unanimously green-light Moderna boosters for people 65+, high-risk Biden administration plans for offshore wind everywhere Storm brews over 46x price markup of Merck’s Thor-inspired COVID pill How a mass extinction resulted in the rise of the snakes Mix-and-match COVID boosters are as good as—if not better than—all the same shots Conservative media viewing correlates with intention to use ivermectin Self-healing quasicrystals may resurrect hopes of practical applications William Shatner safely goes to space and back [Updated] China’s solar power has reached price parity with coal Archaeologists uncover ruins of medieval wine factory at Israel’s Yavne site Texas governor bans all vaccine mandates, including from private businesses Astra explains previous failure, sets October date for next launch attempt Toddler dies of Ebola after 3 suspicious deaths in DRC; 148 contacts identified Adventures of a Mathematician brings an unsung scientist back into the light The first Arab mission to Mars is delivering some interesting science

20 Gaming & Culture – Ars Technica

https://arstechnica.com

Robert Pattinson broods and batters his way through new The Batman trailer John Cena shows off comedic chops in extended teaser for Peacemaker series Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds exhibit comes to LA’s Skirball Center The Every: When Big Tech rules all, don’t say Dave Eggers didn’t warn us The Weeping Angels are as terrifying as ever in Doctor Who: Flux trailer The proof’s in the poop: Austrians have loved beer, blue cheese for 2,700 years Metroid Dread developer leaves names out of credits, ex-staffers say Activision claims Call of Duty’s new anti-cheat system won’t look at your files Vive Flow is HTC’s newest “all-in-one” VR headset, coming October 15 for $499 Google says Fortnite’s in-app purchase swap was a breach of contract, sues Epic RX 6600 GPU review: Not likely to jolt AMD’s paltry Steam survey numbers Free next-gen Quake upgrade brings 4K gibs at 120 fps to PS5 and Xbox Battlefield 2042 beta impressions: Strong ideas buried in a buggy mess 13 years later, Fallout 3 finally stripped of Games For Windows Live Best Buy’s new $200/yr membership locks PS5, hot holiday items behind sign-up Nintendo throws rare bone to modern EU gamers via N64 60 Hz toggle Adventures of a Mathematician brings an unsung scientist back into the light Capt. Michael Burnham and crew face a dire threat in ST: Discovery S4 trailer How to transfer save data from one Nintendo Switch to another Millionaire Twitch streamers react to their leaked earnings