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    Fans quitting Spotify to save their love of music

    Meg Lethem was working at her bakery job one morning in Boston when she had an...

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    Better than JPEG? Researcher discovers that Stable Diffusion can compress images

    Enlarge / These jagged, colorful blocks are exactly what the concept of image compression looks like....

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    Removing Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from China and Russia

    Today, we’re sharing our findings into two covert influence operations — from China and Russia —...

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    AI reduces a 100,000-equation quantum physics problem to only four equations

    Using artificial intelligence, physicists have compressed a daunting quantum problem that until now required 100,000 equations...

  • How did they improve so massively from the F-4 to the F-15 to the F-22?

    Histories and documentaries of aircraft tend to just plainly list aircraft performance. The next generation of...

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    It’s a Unix system I know this

    I think the average person has some intuitive understanding that programming isn’t quite the same as...

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    Samsung sued for gobbling up too much personal info that miscreants then stole

    A lawsuit has accused Samsung of failing to address a cyber-intrusion in early 2022, leading to...

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    Penpot, Open Source Figma alternative, raises $8M in funding

    Adobe’s intention to acquire Figma for $20 billion, announced mid-September, sent shockwaves through the design industry,...

  • Notes on Modifying Unowned Code (2021)

    Recently, I needed to add a new feature to an unowned codebase at work. What do...

  • Written in Heraldry

    Henry VI on horseback with a coat of arms, 15th century. Bridgeman Images. In the largely...

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    A beginners guide to Esperanto (2003)

    Baa Baa Black Sheep 'Ba, ba, safo! Cu vi havas lanon?' 'Jes, tri sakojn: prenu en...

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    Lookism in TikTok

    TikTok is a platform that gained enormous popularity over the last several years, some reports indicating...

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    Free rail travel scheme begins in Spain to cut commuters’ costs

    A scheme allowing free travel on suburban and middle-distance trains has begun in Spain, the latest...

  • A $100M Deli? Not So Fast, U.S. Prosecutors Say

    Continue reading the main storyThe Justice Department charged three men with fraud for their role in...

  • SEC charges owners of New Jersey Deli with a $100M Valuation

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2022-172 Washington D.C., Sept. 26, 2022 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today...