Lukas

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Lukas

7 days ago

JPL is just doing their job batshit crazy well.

Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37 Years

jpl.nasa.gov

Lukas

8 days ago

Do not read code, dissect ideas instead

Code is not literature

gigamonkeys.com

Lukas

13 days ago

UI backwards compatibility

danluu.com

Lukas

18 days ago

George Orwell’s 1940 Review of Mein Kampf

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Lukas

18 days ago

Brain is fascinating

The woman who can’t forget

bbc.com

Lukas

20 days ago

The Three Secrets to Executive Recruiting I Learned at Apple, Yahoo and More

firstround.com

Lukas

27 days ago

He was particularly aware of the allure of Facebook “likes”, which he describes as “bright dings of pseudo-pleasure” that can be as hollow as they are seductive. And Rosenstein should know: he was the Facebook engineer who created the “like” button in the first place.

'Our minds can be hijacked': the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia

theguardian.com

Lukas

28 days ago

A stereotypical story of the Valley, morale included.

God Is a Bot, and Anthony Levandowski Is His Messenger

wired.com

Lukas

37 days ago

How flying seriously messes with your mind

bbc.com

Lukas

43 days ago

With this sort of cold-blooded thinking, so divorced from the contingency and mystery of human life, it’s easy to see how long-standing values begin to seem like an annoyance – why a concept such as privacy would carry so little weight in the engineer’s calculus, why the inefficiencies of publishing and journalism seem so imminently disruptable.

Facebook’s war on free will

theguardian.com

Lukas

45 days ago

Good background overview on KRACK attack

Serious flaw in WPA2 protocol lets attackers intercept passwords and much more

arstechnica.com

Lukas

64 days ago

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An open letter to the W3C Director, CEO, team and membership

eff.org

Lukas

65 days ago

Everybody wants vaccines for pennies rather than pounds because you get them when you’re healthy,” Almond said. “Nobody wants to pay anything when they’re healthy. It’s like car insurance, right? But when you’re sick you will empty your wallet, whatever it takes.”

Why can’t we cure the common cold?

theguardian.com

Lukas

70 days ago

Terrific read. Not heartbleed-level due to proximity requirements, but otherwise almost as bad.

The Attack Vector “BlueBorne” Exposes Almost Every Connected Device

armis.com

Lukas

71 days ago

The outright denial of design for addictiveness is...suspicious. As is the apparent oblivion to certain biases in ML.

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom on Free Speech, Artificial Intelligence, and Internet Addiction.

wired.com

Lukas

89 days ago

loup-vaillant.fr

Lukas

91 days ago

Almost Everything in “Dr. Strangelove” Was True

newyorker.com

Lukas

97 days ago

Words of wisdom from sendmail creator

Sendmail

aosabook.org

Lukas

98 days ago

Why People Can’t Stop Talking About Zuckerberg 2020

wired.com

Lukas

100 days ago

Samota je osamocena

The US land lost in Canada

bbc.com

Lukas

110 days ago

Why Scientists Can’t Agree on Whether It’s Unhealthy to Be Overweight

theatlantic.com

Lukas

114 days ago

Report from Darien Gap, where migrants are (not) flowing.

A Terrifying Journey Through the World's Most Dangerous Jungle

outsideonline.com

Lukas

116 days ago

#eatclean...not

Why we fell for clean eating

theguardian.com

Lukas

118 days ago

The reasoning behind post-truth society label, explaining both Trump and Silicon Valley at the same time.

He told me a good portion of the point of CfAR was to either find or create people who would believe something after it had been proven to them.

And I nodded my head, because it sounded reasonable enough, and it wasn't until a few hours later that I thought about it again and went "Wait, no, that would be the worst idea ever."

Epistemic learned helplessness

squid314.livejournal.com

Lukas

119 days ago

AI counter-alarmism

The Idea That Eats Smart People

idlewords.com

Lukas

120 days ago

The accidental invention of the Illuminati conspiracy

bbc.com

Lukas

120 days ago

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Tempted by that doughnut? How telling yourself 'I'll eat it later' will prevent you from overindulging

dailymail.co.uk

Lukas

120 days ago

Sleepwalking into Surveillant Capitalism, Sliding into Authoritarianism

opentranscripts.org

Lukas

122 days ago

3 maps that explain North Korea's strategy

businessinsider.com

Lukas

122 days ago

Cash "charity" in Africa and UBI tests.

The Future of Not Working

nytimes.com

Lukas

122 days ago

It always starts with looking into yourself

Technical Leadership: Getting Started

slack.engineering

Lukas

124 days ago

A true dedication to explore.

The Loyal Engineers Steering NASA’s Voyager Probes Across the Universe

nytimes.com

Lukas

127 days ago

All the strange languages

Greece’s disappearing whistled language

bbc.com

Lukas

134 days ago

Though Young began his adult life as a devoted spouse to a single wife, by the time he died his family had swelled to 55 wives and 59 children.

The polygamous town facing genetic disaster

bbc.com

Lukas

135 days ago

How to help make Luddites happen

Roomba's Next Big Step Is Selling Maps of Your Home to the Highest Bidder

gizmodo.com

Lukas

135 days ago

Good genes are nice, but joy is better

news.harvard.edu

Lukas

139 days ago

Old, but still interesting.

John McCain: Make-Believe Maverick

rollingstone.com

Lukas

144 days ago

On US polarization.

The Real Housewives of Gilead

advocate.com

Lukas

144 days ago

On programming for non-English speakers...and on empathy.

The language of programming 28 Jun, 2017

temochka.com

Lukas

146 days ago

Coraline Ada Ehmke

where.coraline.codes

Lukas

146 days ago

Brave.

At O’Reilly, the mission of spreading the knowledge of innovators continues.

linkedin.com

Lukas

146 days ago

Intelligence: a history

aeon.co

Lukas

147 days ago

The Making Of Tesla: Invention, Betrayal, And The Birth Of The Roadster

businessinsider.com

Lukas

154 days ago

How company politics works and how public pressure can make a change as well

Inside Travis Kalanick’s Resignation as Uber’s C.E.O.

nytimes.com

Lukas

166 days ago

Flame graph case study

How Basic Performance Analysis Saved Us Millions

heap.engineering

Lukas

174 days ago

Starting with technical examples, but actually a use case study on cultural change and safety.

Goto Fail, Heartbleed, and Unit Testing Culture

martinfowler.com

Lukas

174 days ago

Something for my sailor friends

Terrifying 20m-tall 'rogue waves' are actually real

bbc.com

Lukas

178 days ago

Mark Zuckerberg will be our downfall

theoutline.com

Lukas

185 days ago

On technical arrogance. Well worth the read.

Programming is Forgetting: Toward a New Hacker Ethic

opentranscripts.org

Lukas

186 days ago

Great writeup, great insights, great architecture overview and great decision making.

HTTPS on Stack Overflow: The End of a Long Road

nickcraver.com

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