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Aging Interventions from Older Publications that Deserve a New Look - Sarah Constantin

Why Read Old Papers? These days, from what I'm told by knowledgeable people, there's a fairly tight feedback loop between current aging ...

Why Read Old Papers? These days, from what I'm told by knowledgeable people, there's a fairly tight feedback loop between current aging research and the biotech industry. When a new, major...

Warning: Most Widely Used Cooking Oil Causes Genetic Changes in the Brain

America's most widely consumed oil, soybean oil, linked to metabolic and neurological changes in mice. New University of California Riversi...

America's most widely consumed oil, soybean oil, linked to metabolic and neurological changes in mice. New University of California Riverside research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, a

A Windows 10 Vulnerability Was Used to Rickroll the NSA and Github | WIRED

A researcher demonstrated the attack less than a day after Microsoft disclosed one of the most critical Windows vulnerabilities ever.

Time-lock encryption - Gwern.net

How do you encrypt a file such that it can be decrypted after a date, but not before? Use serial computations for proof-of-work using succe...

How do you encrypt a file such that it can be decrypted after a date, but not before? Use serial computations for proof-of-work using successive squaring, chained hashes, or witness encryption on blockchains.

IBM working on cleaner, faster batteries for cars

Batteries made from seawater and quantum computing could make better electric cars

Let's deploy to production - YouTube

A software engineer talks about his upstep to production. Original source: Risitas y las paelleras: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDphUib...

A software engineer talks about his upstep to production. Original source: Risitas y las paelleras: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDphUib5iG4

Human Hibernation Is a Real Possibility - The Atlantic

The science of adapting to cold weather could change treatment of inflammatory diseases, insomnia, and trauma.

How Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and All Our Tech Heroes Turned into Tech Villains | GQ

Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and Elizabeth Holme promised game-changing improvements on American life with digital and technical developmen...

Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and Elizabeth Holme promised game-changing improvements on American life with digital and technical developments.

Letting tools make choices - Jack Franklin

GitHub - actix/actix-web: Actix prject postmortem

Actix prject postmortem. Contribute to actix/actix-web development by creating an account on GitHub.

actix-web/README.md at 7f39beecc3efb1bfdd6a79ffef166c09bf982fb0 · actix/actix-web · GitHub

Actix prject postmortem. Contribute to actix/actix-web development by creating an account on GitHub.

Germany sets aside $50 billion for phase out of coal-fired stations

A large chunk of the money will go to

There's An Actual Name And Reason For Those Beeps You Hear In Recordings Of Astronauts In Space

The American space program, I think we’d all agree, has its own very particular set of audiovisual signatures that immediately evoke all ...

The American space program, I think we’d all agree, has its own very particular set of audiovisual signatures that immediately evoke all kinds of images and feelings. There’s a certain NASA look to the objects of space travel—that gold foil stuff, lightweight aluminum frameworks, white panels with American flags on them—that is immediately recognizable. The same goes for the sounds of NASA, a certain type of distorted audio, and, perhaps most evocatively, those beeps you always hear in transmissions between astronauts and ground control. But what the hell are those beeps, anyway? What do they actually do? Relax. I’m going to tell you.

Self-Protecting Projects

In order for a software product to be strong and of high quality, we should rely less on conventions and instead automate as many Quality G...

In order for a software product to be strong and of high quality, we should rely less on conventions and instead automate as many Quality Gates as possible.

Oil and Gas Authority: OGA Chairman challenges the sector to respond to the energy transition challenge - 2020 - News - News & <br/>publications

Microsoft’s quest to go ‘carbon negative’ inspires $1B fund | GreenBiz

Bold new commitment will see the tech giant charge an internal carbon fee not just on emissions from its direct operations, but on those of...

Bold new commitment will see the tech giant charge an internal carbon fee not just on emissions from its direct operations, but on those of its supply chain.

A private equity firm wants to buy ‘.org’ for $1 billion. A Berkeley-based cooperative says, ‘not so fast’ — Berkeleyside

Bill Woodcock talks to Berkeleyside about why a cooperative is trying to interfere with the sale of .org, the digital home to the world's n...

Bill Woodcock talks to Berkeleyside about why a cooperative is trying to interfere with the sale of .org, the digital home to the world's nonprofits.

JDK 14 is now in Rampdown Phase Two

Incident: Ethiopian B737 at Dire Dawa on Jan 9th 2020, swarm of grasshoppers

Aviation Herald - News, Incidents and Accidents in Aviation

Hired 2019 State of Software Engineers Report

Data reveals which software engineers earn the most, the most popular programming languages and the work factors that matter most to the de...

Data reveals which software engineers earn the most, the most popular programming languages and the work factors that matter most to the developers building our digital world

VSCodium - Open Source Binaries of VSCode

Free/Libre Open Source Software Binaries of VSCode

Angular + Web Components: a complete guide - Armen Vardanyan - Medium

Last year I was tasked to incorporate several Angular components into an existing ASP.Net application. There was already a messy solution i...

Last year I was tasked to incorporate several Angular components into an existing ASP.Net application. There was already a messy solution implemented (a gargantuan script which loaded a classic…

Professors Create Free Research-Backed Games to Train Your Brain

NYU Steinhardt Professor Jan L. Plass and his colleagues have created three digital games to help children and adults improve their cogniti...

NYU Steinhardt Professor Jan L. Plass and his colleagues have created three digital games to help children and adults improve their cognitive skills.

Linguix - Chrome Web Store

Linguix is the best way to find and eliminate spelling issues in your English texts anywhere on the web.

The FCC's Approval of SpaceX's Starlink Mega Constellation May Have Been Unlawful - Scientific American

A new paper suggests that the agency broke U.S. environmental law in its approval of the satellites and that if it were to be sued in court...

A new paper suggests that the agency broke U.S. environmental law in its approval of the satellites and that if it were to be sued in court, it would likely lose