Daily Articles: March 3, 2017

Nintendo kindly advises Switch owners not use their Joy-Con near aquariums

If Ross Miller’s review of the Nintendo Switch is any indication, this is a great device to take with you everywhere and anywhere…. except to an aquarium, evidently.
Addressing some known c… – The Verge

March 3rd, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Doug never has to buy Drano again

After realizing that his third-largest monthly expense (after his mortgage and food) is Drano, gadget reviewer Doug Aamoth purposely clogs his sink on purpose.. – TechCrunch

March 3rd, 2017 Tech News, TechCrunch

Uber’s VP of product and growth has left the company

Ed Baker, Uber’s VP of product and growth, has resigned from Uber, Recode first reported. Uber declined to comment on the story but TechCrunch has confirmed.. – TechCrunch

March 3rd, 2017 Tech News, TechCrunch

From the Elders to the Kids: What I Wish I’d Known

A group of journalism students asked a group of retirees about their work life, how they should plan for later life, and what it all looks like in hindsight. – Hacker News

March 3rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Euler’s formula with introductory group theory

How some perspectives from group theory shed light on a way the formula e^(pi i) = -1 can make intuitive sense. Apply to work at Emerald Cloud Lab: – Applica… – Hacker News

March 3rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

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PEER-TO-PEER STORAGE

HOST RENT – Hacker News

March 3rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

A Mini part’s incredible journey shows how Brexit will hit the UK car industry

Multiple cross-Channel road trips highlight how carmakers and suppliers in Britain and the EU are intertwined – Hacker News

March 3rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

USCIS Will Temporarily Suspend Premium Processing for All H-1B Petitions

Starting April 3, 2017, USCIS will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions. This suspension may last up to 6 months. – Hacker News

March 3rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Introducing Clojure

Earlier this week we introduced Haskell support. And now, as promised, we’re continuing to add more functional languages. So today we’re excited to introduce… – Hacker News

March 3rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

The cyberpunk revolution begins with video games

After years of fantasy titles, a gritty kind of sci-fi genre takes over GDC. – Engadget

March 3rd, 2017 Engadget, Tech News

The Trump administration has unleashed a lunar gold rush

Commercial space industry wants a piece of NASA’s deep space exploration plans. – Ars Technica

March 3rd, 2017 Ars Technica, Tech News

People have no idea which sciences are robust

People think forensics is very precise and evolution is imprecise. – Ars Technica

March 3rd, 2017 Ars Technica, Tech News

Elite: Dangerous crowdfunding campaign reinstated after copyright flap

Spidermind Games’ crowdfunding campaign back in business, closes Wednesday morning. – Ars Technica

March 3rd, 2017 Ars Technica, Tech News

FCC cracks down on anonymous calls to Jewish centers amid bomb threats

Today, the Federal Communications Commission issued an emergency order in response to a recent string of bomb threats against Jewish Community Centers, temporarily waiving a privacy restriction… – The Verge

March 3rd, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Nintendo kindly advises Switch owners not use their Joy-Cons near aquariums

If Ross Miller’s review of the Nintendo Switch is any indication, this is a great device to take with you everywhere and anywhere…. except to an aquarium, evidently.
Addressing some known c… – The Verge

March 3rd, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

This Netflix personal trainer is all work, no chill

Before you settle into that binge session of Narcos, Netflix wants you to put in work. As part of it’s “Make It” project, Netflix recently released a tutorial on how to create a Netflix-themed personal trainer. The device hooks up to your smartphone or table via Bluetooth and uses an accelerometer to measure the pace … – The Next Web

March 3rd, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

The Fossil Q Hybrid smartwatch does wearables right

Do you really need a screen? That’s the question Fossil is asking with their clever and handsome Fossil Q Hybrid smartwatch, an analog watch that hides all of.. – TechCrunch

March 3rd, 2017 Tech News, TechCrunch

The 8 virtual reality films I can’t wait to experience at Tribeca Film Fest 2017

With virtual reality, Hollywood and Silicon Valley have never been more closely aligned in their desire to push the boundaries of how people emotionally.. – TechCrunch

March 3rd, 2017 Tech News, TechCrunch

How hackers turned a Cape Cod fishing guide’s site into a host for e-commerce fraud

Cape Cod fishing guide Eric Stapelfeld trusted me to look after his website the same way that I trust him to find fish. Until a few weeks ago, I believed I.. – TechCrunch

March 3rd, 2017 Tech News, TechCrunch

Documents suggest Palantir could help power Trump’s ‘extreme vetting’ of immigrants

Training materials obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center show Palantir plays a role in a far-reaching customs system – Hacker News

March 3rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Double-Parking Uber And Lyft Drivers Scramble To Beat Bus Cameras

Drivers are employing incredibly sophisticated technology to avoid Muni cameras, including standing in front of their license plates or removing them entirely. – Hacker News

March 3rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

A Deficit of Leadership – 8VC News

In this essay we discuss leadership and a serious cultural issue: the failure of Silicon Valley to train world-class leaders. – Hacker News

March 3rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Bitaps Bitcoin Block Explorer with embided wallet and merchant API for commerce. Last block 455637.

Bitaps is a platform based on full Bitcoin node with blockchain network events. Bitaps.com is a Bitcoin Block Explorer (Browser) with embided wallet and merchant API for commerce. It’s fast, safe, easy and reliable. Create your own free Bitcoin purse. Encrypt your money. – Hacker News

March 3rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Uber’s vice president of product and growth Ed Baker has resigned

His departure is tinged by allegations made about him to those investigating the ride-hailing company’s loose culture – Hacker News

March 3rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Making math more Lego-like

A trio of Harvard researchers has developed a new 3-D pictorial language for mathematics with potential as a tool across a wide spectrum, from pure math to physics. – Hacker News

March 3rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Startup Daqri Speeds up 3D Printing by Using Holograms | All3DP

3D printing is set to get a lot faster thanks to startup Daqri that are using lasers to cure a light-activated monomer into solid plastic. – Hacker News

March 3rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

‘Descent’-inspired ‘Sublevel Zero Redux’ coming to PS4

It will beat the actual “Descent Underground” remake to the punch. – Engadget

March 3rd, 2017 Engadget, Tech News