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Trump took Putin's word over US intelligence on North Korea
Trump is reportedly said to have trusted Putin over his own intelligence agencies, insisting that North Korea’s ICBM launch in July 2017 was a hoax.
trumpStupidity  trumpIncompetence 
6 hours ago
CBS leaves Trump for 'The Price is Right'
CBS cut away from President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the border on Friday to return to its regularly scheduled programming of “The Price is Right” on the East Coast.
trumpPropaganda  pressStupidity  win 
11 hours ago
Don't Get Clever with Login Forms
As time goes on I find myself increasingly annoyed with login forms. As password managers like 1Password (which is what I use) and Chrome’s password manager…
19 hours ago
grpc / The state of gRPC in the browser
This is a guest post by Johan Brandhorst , Software Engineer at gRPC 1.0 was released in August 2016 and has since grown to become one of thepremier technical…
yesterday
How to stay as private as possible on Apple's iPad and iPhone
Apple believes in your right to privacy . Here is some advice on how to use the tools it has given you to protect your privacy on an iOS device. Use a better…
yesterday
An indigenous group summoned to Paris to challenge a land-grabbing French corporation in court has been denied French visas to attend the hearing
Eleven people at the centre of a case involving seven indigenous Bunong villages in Mondulkiri province pursuing legal action in France have expressed disappointment after the French embassy in Phnom Penh denied their visa applications to attend court. A press release said the 11 included a lawyer, a translator and nine representatives of the indigenous group, totaling 114 people.
casteingTheLowerClass 
yesterday
Reconstructing SIGSALY
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Reconstructing SIGSALY

Lessons learned in reconstructing the World War II-era SIGSALY voice encryption system.

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yesterday
'The npm package ownership process is flawed..'
#275 — February 14, 2019

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Node Weekly

Pika/Pack: A New Approach to npm Package Building — Pack connects pre-configured plugins (e.g. Babel and…
2 days ago
Amazon’s Home Surveillance Chief Declared War on “Dirtbag Criminals” as Company Got Closer to Police
On March 17, 2016, Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff emailed out a company-wide declaration of war. The message, under the subject line “Going to war,” made two things…
2 days ago
GitHub - bvaughn/react-window: React components for efficiently rendering large lists and tabular data
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React components for efficiently rendering large lists and tabular data

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2 days ago
Ralph Northam Still Doesn’t Understand What it Takes to be Forgiven
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam during a funeral at the Chilhowie Christian Church on Feb. 9, 2019, in Chilhowie, Va.

Photo: Steve Helber/Pool/Getty Images

It…
2 days ago
On Being A Principal Engineer
read The manager’s path I bought and read The Manager’s Path by the awesome Camille Fournier when it first came out. At the time, I was a senior Database…
2 days ago
The logic behind Apple’s give-us-half-your-revenue pitch to news publishers
Apple says it wants to help save journalism. All it wants in return is half of all the revenue journalists make when they sell their stuff through a forthcoming…
2 days ago
Amazon in Its Prime: Doubles Profits, Pays $0 in Federal Income Taxes
Amazon, the ubiquitous purveyor of two-day delivery of just about everything, nearly doubled its profits to $11.2 billion in 2018 from $5.6 billion the previous year and, once again, didn’t pay a single cent of federal income taxes.
governmentMalfeasance  corporateIndemnity 
2 days ago
In a new study, researchers show that through a fairly simple process the waste material from industrial desalination process can be converted into useful chemicals—including ones that can make the desalination process itself more efficient
Desalination processes generally leave brine as a by-product, which is then discharged back into the environment. This Perspective looks at recent procedures for using this brine instead as resource for the production of hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide through direct electrosynthesis.
scienceAdvancement 
2 days ago
Maria Ressa, one of the Philippines' most high-profile journalists and a vocal critic of Duterte, served with an ​arrest warrant in the ​Philippines.
Maria Ressa, a high-profile Philippine journalist and vocal critic of the country’s president, was arrested Wednesday in connection with “cyber libel” charges against Rappler, the news site she oversees.
authoritarianism  fourthEstate 
2 days ago
The former Apple lawyer who was supposed to keep employees from insider trading has been charged with insider trading
Before his termination in September, Levoff was “responsible for Apple’s compliance with securities laws,” the SEC complaint says.
corruption 
2 days ago
Judge voids Paul Manafort plea deal, says he 'intentionally' lied to the FBI, special counsel and grand jury
Paul Manafort “intentionally” lied to special counsel Robert Mueller’s office, breaking the plea agreement that made him the star cooperator in the Russia probe, a federal judge found on Wednesday.
trumpAristocracy  trumpLies 
2 days ago
USB Cable with Embedded Wi-Fi Controller
USB Cable with Embedded Wi-Fi Controller

It's only a prototype, but this USB cable has an embedded Wi-Fi controller. Whoever controls that Wi-Fi connection can…
2 days ago
Rendering for the Web, React as a UI Runtime, TC39, and New Features in ECMAScript! 🍖 — Pony Foo Weekly
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2 days ago
Andy Weir
Who are you, and what do you do?

I'm Andy Weir, and I'm an author.

What hardware do you use?

I have an Intel NUC running an i5-7260U CPU with 16GB of…
2 days ago
The “Impossible” Tech Behind SpaceX’s New Engine
Followers of the Church of Elon will no doubt already be aware of SpaceX’s latest technical triumph: the test firing of the first full-scale Raptor engine. Of…
2 days ago
Opportunity Rover
Permanent link to this comic: https://xkcd.com/2111/ Image URL (for hotlinking/embedding): https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/opportunity_rover.png
3 days ago
Next.js 8 released
#125 — February 13, 2019

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React Status
Your weekly React news digest, every Wednesday

Next.js 8 Released — Next.js is a popular React-oriented…
3 days ago
The Battle Lines Have Been Drawn on the Green New Deal
“I really don’t like their policies of taking away your car, taking away your airplane flights, of ‘let’s hop a train to California,’ or ‘you’re not allowed to…
3 days ago
Cyberinsurance and Acts of War
Cyberinsurance and Acts of War

I had not heard about this case before. Zurich Insurance has refused to pay Mondelez International's claim of $100 million in…
3 days ago
How the Government Shutdown Caused a Foreclosure — and Could Cause More
Congress has reportedly reached an agreement to fund the government and avoid another shutdown on Saturday, though with the grumbling in conservative circles…
3 days ago
Qatar admits it ‘unwittingly’ bailed out New York skyscraper owned by Jared Kushner’s family
When news emerged that Qatar may have unwittingly helped bail out a New York skyscraper owned by the family of Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law, eyebrows were raised in Doha. Kushner, a senior White House adviser, was a close ally of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman – a key architect of a regional boycott against Qatar, which Riyadh accuses of sponsoring terrorism. Doha denies the charge. Brookfield, a global property investor in which the …
trumpCorruption  trumpAristocracy  globalGameOfThrones 
3 days ago
If it weren’t for the estate tax, the majority of the superwealthy’s money would never be taxed
The estate tax usually isn’t a double tax. It’s often the only tax that the dynastically wealthy pay.
3 days ago
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