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    Are “Buy Now, Pay Later” Retail Loans a Rip-Off?

    If you’ve scrolled through any e-commerce sites lately, you’ve probably seen a version of it: A...

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    Chinese breakfasts are almost beyond the imagination

    NINGBO -- From roasted lamb "baozi" in the west, to clay pot seafood noodles in the...

  • How to Build Resilient JavaScript UIs

    Quick summary ↬ Embracing the fragility of the web empowers us to build UIs capable of...

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    Coming soon: America’s own social credit system

    The new domestic “War on Terror,” kicked off by the riot on Jan. 6, has prompted...

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    A lot of insights on how Dropbox is making data centers 100% carbon neutral

    As you may already know, Dropbox runs our infrastructure on a hybrid model—a mix between on-premise...

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    Eight Sleep (YC S15) Is Hiring a Data Scientist

    The sleep fitness company.Any (new grads ok)Apply to Eight Sleep and hundreds of other fast-growing YC...

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    Are our immune systems out of practice?

    The 2020/2021 influenza season was remarkable — for its low number of infections. This is hardly...

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    Microsoft will require proof of COVID19 vaccination to enter buildings in the US

    Microsoft has informed employees that it will require proof of vaccination for anyone entering a Microsoft...

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    Galois Groups and the Symmetries of Polynomials

    Before being mortally wounded in a duel at age 20, Évariste Galois discovered the hidden structure...

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    Democrats Seek $500B in Climate Damages from Big Polluting Companies

    Fewer ExpertsUnprepared Power CompaniesWildfire TrackerF.A.Q.’sContinue reading the main storyUnder a draft plan Democrats are circulating, the...

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    Color Fonts

    A color font file is actually just a regular font file that embeds additional data to...

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    US dealers see ammunition shortage as sales surge

    The coronavirus pandemic in the US has been accompanied by soaring gun sales attributed to fears...

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    Pitfalls of Data Anonymization

    There has been a surprising development after my previous article on the topic, Avast having announced...

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    The surreal experience of my first developer job

    Nearly ten years ago I graduated with a degree in Mathematics & Computing, with a keen...

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    ‘Master Faces’ That Can Bypass over 40% of Facial ID Authentication Systems

    Researchers from Israel have developed a neural network capable of generating ‘master’ faces – facial images...

  • Show HN: Let AI predict how old you are

    Test it now by uploading a picture of you. This app predicts your age with AI....

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    Ancient Roman ship laden with wine jars discovered off Sicily

    An ancient Roman vessel dating back to the second century BC has been discovered in the...

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    My Small Revenge on Apple

    Once upon a time, Groups was an app that accepted two "social logins": Google and Facebook....

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    The UK pm’s climate spokesperson has range anxiety, so she drives a diesel VW

    Allegra Stratton, British prime minister Boris Johnson’s climate spokesperson, says she won’t switch to an electric...

  • Going Mouseless

    A few months ago the trackpad in my work computer stopped working properly. Instead of getting...

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    Lego Ideas: James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)

    Product Idea | Jul 30, 2021 Help your fellow builder by leaving your feedback based on...

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    Shipping costs from China are going through the roof

    Since the beginning of the year, we’ve had a worldwide chip shortage that increased the price...

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    Rapyd raises $300M on $8.75B valuation as fintech-as-a-service continues to boom

    Neobanks, other financial startups and the basic concept of “finance anywhere” are seeing huge gains at...

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    Controversial crime app Citizen launches $20/month Protect service

    After months of testing with upwards of 100,000 beta testers, Citizen today is launching its premium...

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    Elm-Pages 2.0

    This release represents a huge improvement for elm-pages in terms of features, developer experience, and performance....

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    Microsoft deletes all comments under heavily criticized Windows 11 upgrade video

    In order to officially run Windows 11, the respective device has to be equipped with an...

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    China's “Semiconductor Theranos”

    (The audio version of this post can be found on the Interconnected YouTube channel):China’s semiconductor ambition...

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    Save Our Snopes

    With nearly 30 years of fact checks, hoaxes, rumors, and true stories in our archives, the...

  • Are Dynamic Languages Going to Replace Static Languages? (2003)

    Uncle Bob's Software Craftsmanship Corner Are Dynamic Languages Going to Replace Static Languages? by Robert C....

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    A Soviet Prisoner's View on What's Important

    Welcome to all our new subscribers! I write a weekly newsletter, sent out every Sunday, about...