Top Posts for June 8, 2014

iOS 8 randomises the MAC address while scanning for WiFi networks Summary: CloseCloseCloseCloseCloseCountryCodeFor customers ofUnited States40404(any)Canada21212(any)United Kingdom86444Vodafone, Orange, 3, O2Brazil40404Nextel, TIMHaiti40404Digicel, VoilaIreland51210Vodafone, O2India53000Bharti Airtel, Videocon, RelianceIndonesia89887AXIS, 3, Telkomsel, Indosat, XL AxiataItaly4880804Wind3424486444Vodafone » See SMS short codes for other countries Keywords: tweet, location, instant, love, add Full article on twitter.com | 406 Points and 259 Comments Nobody. Understands. Punctuation. Summary: Punctuation started with periods that told the speaker when to take a breath, and as both a longtime proponent of using the run-on sentence to better communicate the ranting rage in my head over the nonsense that people choose to fight about in this country and a person who is occasionally asked to read his work out loud, I’ve come to value this original function in a visceral way.

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Top Posts for June 7, 2014

JavaScript as an alternative to AppleScript on OS X Yosemite Full article on developer.apple.com | 385 Points and 123 Comments Google+ broke our trust Summary: In case you missed it, Google CEO Sergey Brin publicly admitted last week that Google+ was “a mistake” for him — one month after the man he hired to run the social network, Vic Gundotra, left the company without explanation. Keywords: google, brin, told, people, users

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Top Posts for June 6, 2014

I Sold My Startup for $25.5 Million Summary: Selling the company, Perfect Audience , to Marin Software took six months of writing carefully worded emails, meeting secretly in cafés, and pacing around the streets of San Francisco’s SoMa neighborhood after dark. Keywords: company, deal, marin, thing, time Full article on slate.com | 535 Points and 241 Comments Ever Wished Bill Watterson Would Return to the Comics Page? He Just Did Summary: In fact, by the end of the process, I was left with the distinct impression that he works in a log cabin lit by whale oil and hands his finished artwork to a man on a pony.

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Top Posts for June 5, 2014

Who am I: A mind reader (don’t forget to view source) Summary: Simply click every red square that you see below (you may need to scroll). Keywords: click, website, advanced, neuroscience, determine Full article on tinsnail.neocities.org | 551 Points and 170 Comments Netflix replies to Verizon cease and desist letter Summary: In mid-May, Netflix started displaying messages on the screen for some customers when a video is buffering that say there is congestion on the network of Verizon or another Internet service providers.

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Top Posts for June 4, 2014

At Summary: “Whatever the origin of the @ symbol, the history of its usage is more well-known: it has long been used in Spanish and Portuguese as an abbreviation of arroba, a unit of weight equivalent to 25 pounds, and derived from the Arabic expression of “a quarter” (الربع pronounced ar-rubʿ)” Keywords: symbol, languages, monkey, john, show Full article on furbo.org | 487 Points and 97 Comments Show HN: Card – An interactive CSS3 credit card form Summary: fork on github built by @jessepollak new Card({ form: ‘form’, container: ‘.

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Top Posts for June 3, 2014

Micro Python – a lean and efficient implementation of Python 3 Summary: On 06/03/14 12:30, Chris Angelico wrote: > Write me a purely nonblocking > web site concept that can handle a million concurrent connections, > where each one requires one query against the database, and one in a > hundred of them require five queries which happen atomically. Keywords: database, chris, angelico, wrote, write Full article on mail.python.org | 441 Points and 94 Comments

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Top Posts for June 2, 2014

Introducing Swift Full article on developer.apple.com | 1142 Points and 730 Comments OS X Yosemite Summary: macOS High Sierra introduces more than a dozen new Memories categories — including pets, babies, outdoor activities, performances, weddings, birthdays, and sporting events — for even more personal and meaningful moments. Keywords: photo, safari, photos, track, videos Full article on apple.com | 432 Points and 297 Comments Introducing Swift Full article on developer.apple.com | 363 Points and 228 Comments

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Top Posts for June 1, 2014

Ask HN: Who is hiring? (June 2014) [Full article on ]() | 267 Points and 428 Comments The boy who stole Half Life 2 source code (2011) Full article on eurogamer.net | 261 Points and 153 Comments The Open-office Trap Full article on m.newyorker.com | 198 Points and 159 Comments Parrot Bebop Full article on parrot.com | 197 Points and 94 Comments Strongest chess player, ever Full article on en.

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Top Posts for May 31, 2014

Why Atom Can’t Replace Vim – Learning the lesson of vi Full article on medium.com | 445 Points and 201 Comments Peter Sunde arrested in Sweden Full article on aftonbladet.se | 273 Points and 172 Comments N.S.A. Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images Full article on nytimes.com | 190 Points and 116 Comments Who or What Broke My Kids? Summary: If we are to truly make progress in getting our students to understand the concepts presented in the Common Core to the depth intended we must help them learn to stop looking for a right answer and start looking for a right reason.

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Top Posts for May 30, 2014

Sistine Chapel Full article on vatican.va | 574 Points and 238 Comments How LEDs are Made Full article on learn.sparkfun.com | 306 Points and 81 Comments Write your first Linux kernel module Summary: It is fully possible to develop and compile a module outside the Linux source tree (this is unsurprisingly called an out-of-tree build), which is very convenient if you just want to play a bit and do not wish to submit your changes for inclusion into the mainline kernel.

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Top Posts for May 29, 2014

We Are Now In Command of the ISEE-3 Spacecraft Full article on spacecollege.org | 430 Points and 64 Comments How to Tell Someone’s Age When All You Know Is Her Name Full article on fivethirtyeight.com | 421 Points and 149 Comments Google’s XSS game Summary: This security game consists of several levels resembling real-world applications which are vulnerable to XSS - your task will be to find the problem and attack the apps, similar to what an evil hacker might do.

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