netpipe April 4, 2019

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – UCF researchers develop way to control speed of light, send it backward

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Cleaning up oil using magnets

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Teaching computers to intelligently design ‘billions’ of possible materials

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – 3D-printed transparent skull provides a window to the brain

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – New plastic films deflect or trap heat with zero energy required

EurekAlert! – Breaking News – Liver, colon cancer cells thwarted by compounds derived from hops

Next Big Future – Bill Gates Praises New Advanced Nuclear Energy Legislation

Green Car Congress – DOE announces $59M to accelerate advanced vehicle technologies research – Facebook Lifts Curtain on News Feed Algorithm – Sega Genesis Mini Heats Up Retro Console Wars This September – Burger King Introduces Meatless ‘Impossible Whopper’ – Scientists Find New Species of Wood-Munching (and Phallic-Looking) Clams

The Register – Finally, after years of dunking on Magic Leap, El Reg’s Kieren tries out the techno hype goggles. And the verdict…

The Register – A patchy Apache a-patchin: HTTP server gets fix for worrying root access hole

Thingiverse – Newest Things – CNC Keypad

Slashdot – SUSE Will Soon Be the Largest Independent Linux Company

Slashdot – Judge Orders Fairfax Police To Stop Collecting Data From License Plate Readers

Slashdot – Last Time CO2 Levels Were This High, There Were Trees at the South Pole

Slashdot – Huawei Laptop ‘Backdoor’ Flaw Raises Concerns

Slashdot – Goldman Sachs Will Open-Source Some Of Its Trading Software

Engadget – The Internet Archive will host 490,000 music tracks ‘lost’ by MySpace

Engadget – High-density EV battery could offer 600-mile range on a single charge

cs updates on – CRN++: Molecular Programming Language. (arXiv:1809.07430v2 [cs.ET] UPDATED)

Big Think – Why a lab-grown BK Whopper is cause for excitement

Green Car Congress – Rice team uses deep eutectic solvent to leach cobalt, lithium from spent Li-ion batteries

Green Car Congress – Duke Energy proposes $76M electric transportation program in North Carolina; Southeast’s largest utility EV initiative yet

Green Car Congress – Dana showcasing fuel cell technology for public transportation systems at Hannover Messe

Green Car Congress – Toyota providing nearly 24,000 licenses for vehicle electrification technologies royalty-free

Ars Technica – Visual Studio 2019 goes live with C++, Python shared editing – latest science and technology news stories – Carbon dioxide levels highest in 3 million years, shows unprecedented computer simulation

ScienceDaily: Latest Science News – Amplifier for terahertz lattice vibrations in a semiconductor crystal

INHABITAT – Designers build a frozen igloo shelter in a geodesic dome shape

Hacker News – Man Plans to Retire to Holiday Inn Instead of Nursing Home Because It’s Cheaper

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