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Gatwick drones: Two arrested over flight disruption

Slack: An Apology and an Update

Chinese battery expert is charged with stealing trade secrets from US employer

Facebook open-sources a speech-recognition system and a machine learning library

Can Users Control and Understand a UI Driven by Machine Learning?

Can you use a magnifying glass and moonlight to light a fire? (2016)

Introspected REST: An alternative to REST and GraphQL

What Bodies Think About: Bioelectric Computation Outside the Nervous System

Raspberry Pi Pet Detector Camera Using Python, TensorFlow, and Twilio [video]

Video of Glitter Bomb for Package Thieves Exposed as Partial Fake

Transparency Report: Government requests for customer data globally

Dostoyevsky’s “Dream of a Ridiculous Man” (2014)

Star Citizen: The Road to Release, Financials and New Partners

The rise of the internet and a new age of authoritarianism

Arthur C. Clarke’s eccentric and influential predictions

Exclave: Hardware Testing in Mass Production, Made Easier cloud service will shut down on Jan 15

Fog Waves Are the Most Beautiful Thing I Captured After 8 Years of Experimenting

Brave taking cryptocurrency donations “for me” without my consent

Indian government to intercept, monitor, and decrypt citizens’ computers

Utility Ghost: Gamified redistricting with partisan symmetry

DNS Over TLS: Encrypting DNS End-To-end

Homemade machine learning on Python with interactive Jupyter demos

Saturn’s rings are disappearing, study says

Random Notes from R. W. Hamming, Art of Doing Science and Engineering

Wells Fargo shifts many jobs overseas following layoffs in the US

Copyleft and community licenses are not without merit, but they are a dead end

FCC fines Swarm $900K for unauthorized satellite launch

Study links early puberty in girls to chemicals in shampoo, toothpaste and soap

I Do Not Like Go

The benefits of migrating Pay’s codebase to the Design System

A Man-Eating Tiger’s ’Vengeance’ (2010)

U.S. oil production to be equal to Russia plus Saudi Arabia by 2025

Facebook Alternatives

Show HN: pygls – a Pythonic generic language server

Longitudinal Analysis of Public Perception of Opportunities, Challenges of IoT

Lottery-Like Prizes Coax Savings. What’s the Risk in Expanding Them?

ActivityPub, a decentralized social networking protocol

How can dereferencing the first character take longer when the string is longer?

Chipotle’s Mandatory Arbitration Agreements Are Backfiring Spectacularly

Valley of the Boom: New NatGeo Series on Web 1.0 and 1990s Silicon Valley

Twitter is relaunching the reverse-chronological feed as an option for all users

Congress Ramps Up War on Sex Workers Through “Protecting” Them


Show HN: Personalized email addresses for your entire family

The Future Book is here but not what we expected

Show HN: A combination of and

Secret Experiment in Alabama Senate Race Imitated Russian Tactics

Can Users Control and Understand a UI Driven by Machine Learning?

San Francisco Orders Property Owner to Build Exact Replica of Demolished Home

ReactOS 0.4.11 Release Candidate Available for Testing the “Open-Source Windows”

Secret luxury homes: how the ultra-rich hide their properties

Congress Passes $1.2B Quantum Computing Bill

Show HN: – simple, hosted, and free Kubernetes namespaces

HTTP 451: Unavailable for Legal Reasons

Russian influence op posed as LA-based marketing startup

Using API Gateway Websockets with the Serverless Framework

The Mother of All Query Languages: SQL in Modern Times [15 Min Talk]

Flexbox Froggy: Learn to flexibly align and wrap items with CSS flexbox

Design Handoff: 7 Things Must Known About Design Specs for Developers

Show HN: A Naive Approach to VPN and Proxy Detection with PHP and JavaScript

Kasie Hunt on Twitter: “I’m Out at Facebook”

Gogs/gogs: Gogs is a painless self-hosted Git service

BBC: Slack ’bans users’ who have visited US sanctioned countries