Month: October 2020

Facebook reportedly prepping for possible post-election unrest – CNET

Internal tools will be used to slow the spread of viral content and suppress potentially inflammatory posts, the Wall Street Journal reports. …read more Source:: CNet

NASA’s Probe Sampled Too Much From Asteroid Bennu and Now It’s Leaking

Iwastheone shares some space news from OPB: A NASA spacecraft sent out to collect a sample of rock and dust from an asteroid has nabbed so much that it’s created an unexpected problem. Rocks are jammed in the device in a way that’s keeping a Mylar flap open, creating a gap that’s letting some of…

WWE Hell in a Cell 2020: Live updates, results and match ratings – CNET

Live on the WWE Network right now. …read more Source:: CNet

11 of the best TV shows to binge-watch on Disney Plus – CNET

Looking for more great shows like The Mandalorian? Let’s round up Disney’s best gems. …read more Source:: CNet

16 of the best TV shows to stream on Amazon Prime Video – CNET

Looking for a great show to watch tonight? Let’s round up Amazon’s best gems. …read more Source:: CNet

Can We Replace YAML With an Easier Markup Language?

On his personal blog, Red Hat’s Chris Short (also a CNCF Cloud Native Ambassador) told his readers that “We kinda went down a rabbit hole the other day when I suggested folks check out yq. (“The aim of the project is to be the jq or sed of yaml files.”) “First, there’s nothing wrong with…

Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee dies at 78

Chairman Lee Kun-hee built Samsung Electronics into a global giant in tech and electronics. …read more Source:: ZDNet

These are the best pre-Black Friday deals on AirPods right now: AirPods for $129 and AirPods Pro for $219 – CNET

But if you are willing to wait a week, the AirPods will be on sale for $99. And a lot more deals on are coming. …read more Source:: CNet

Java Geeks Discuss ‘The War for the Browser’ and the State of Java Modularization

Self-described “Java geek” nfrankel writes: At the beginning of 2019, I wrote about the state of Java modularization. I took a sample of widespread libraries, and for each of them, I checked whether: – It supports the module system i.e. it provides an automatic module name in the manifest – It’s a full-fledged module i.e….

Iconic Yugoslavian Galaksija Computer Reborn, With a Documentary Too

One of the humbling things about writing for Hackaday is the breadth of experience among our colleagues, despite one’s own skills or achievements there is probably for all of us a level of impostor syndrome when we look at their work. This week provided a reminder of this, while taking a closer look at the…