netpipe November 22, 2020

Hacker News – Linux on iPad

Hacker News – 1 in 4 Americans are jobless or earning poverty-level wages, new study finds

Green Car Congress – Researchers develop thin-layer artificial biofilm technology for green ethylene production

INHABITAT – Wind-powered cargo vessel promises sustainable ocean shipping

Green Car Congress – Workhorse Group submits formal application to FAA for type certification of HorseFly delivery drone

Green Car Congress – Nikkei: Nissan will sell only electric and hybrid cars in China by 2025

INHABITAT – Kamp C hits a milestone with largest 3D-printer for concrete

Green Car Congress – New process uses localized surface plasmons for room-temperature conversion of CO2 to CO

Green Car Congress – Northwestern team develops solid acid electrochemical cell for the production of hydrogen from ammonia

Green Car Congress – New approach to recover anode materials from spent Li-ion batteries

Green Car Congress – New smelting reduction process to recover Co, Ni, Mn, and Li simultaneously from Li-ion batteries

INHABITAT – Bacardi announces new biodegradable bottles

Green Car Congress – Havyard establishes company for hydrogen power for ships

Big Think – Hyperbaric chambers used to reverse aging in “Holy Grail” study

Slashdot – Bot Generated Fake Nudes of Over 100,000 Women Without Their Knowledge, Says Report

Slashdot – Researchers Discover Second ‘Key’ Used By Coronavirus To Enter Human Cells

Slashdot – Slashdot Asks: How Do You Feel About Btrfs?

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

Slashdot – New Nuclear Engine Concept Could Help Realize 3-Month Trips To Mars

Slashdot – About 3% of Starlink Satellites Have Failed So Far

Slashdot – US Grid-Battery Costs Dropped 70% Over 3 Years

Slashdot – SpaceX Starlink Public Beta Begins: It’s $99 a Month Plus $500 Up Front

Slashdot – Hackers Can Now Reverse Engineer Intel Updates Or Write Their Own Custom Firmware

Slashdot – World’s First Ocean Hybrid Platform Converts Tidal Waves Into Energy

Slashdot – Google’s AI Converts Webpages Into Videos

Slashdot – Intel Begins Their Open-Source Driver Support For Vulkan Ray-Tracing With Xe HPG

Slashdot – Honeywell Announces its H1 Quantum Computer with 10 Qubits

Slashdot – AI Has Cracked a Key Mathematical Puzzle For Understanding Our World

Slashdot – These Drones Will Plant 40,000 Trees in a Month. By 2028, They’ll Have Planted 1 Billion

Slashdot – A 5-Story Building In Shanghai ‘Walks’ To a New Location Using Technology

Slashdot – ‘Time Cells’ Discovered In Human Brains

Slashdot – Sean Connery Dies at Age 90. Remembered as ‘The Best of Many’ James Bonds

Slashdot – New Chinese Laptop Appears With 14nm Loongsoon Quad-Core 3A4000 CPU

Slashdot – Linux Foundation Creates Its Own Versions of Apple/Google Coronavirus Tracing Apps

Slashdot – A New Idea: Replacing Daylight Saving Time With ‘Universal Solar Time’

Slashdot – Chrome Will Soon Have Its Own Dedicated Certificate Root Store

Slashdot – GPS and Water Don’t Mix. So Scientists Have Found a New Way To Navigate Under the Sea

Slashdot – Dell Adding Hardware Privacy Driver For Linux

Slashdot – China Launches World’s First 6G Experimental Satellite

Slashdot – Debt Collectors Will Soon Be Allowed To Reach You By Text Or On Facebook

Slashdot – Defeating Trump, Joe Biden Declared Winner of US Presidential Elections

Slashdot – SSDs Are Primed To Get Bigger and Faster With Micron’s New NAND Memory Tech

Slashdot – In Rural ‘Dead Zones,’ School Comes On a Flash Drive

Slashdot – An Amazonian Tea May Stimulate the Formation of New Brain Cells

Slashdot – Study Claims 18% of Covid Patients Later Diagnosed with Mental Illness

Slashdot – Companies Could Face Hefty Fines Under New Canadian Privacy Law

Slashdot – New Pfizer Results: Coronavirus Vaccine Is Safe and 95% Effective

Slashdot – Flash Animations Live Forever At the Internet Archive

Slashdot – The US Could Soon Ban the Selling of Carrier-Locked Phones

Engadget – Smart fabric can recognize the food you put on the table

Engadget – This is Harley-Davidson’s first electric bicycle

Engadget – Logitech’s new $50 ergonomic trackball mouse has Bluetooth LE support

Engadget – Chevy will start selling EV retrofit kits in 2021

Engadget – RISC-V is trying to launch an open-hardware revolution

Engadget – Apple TV will be available on Xbox consoles next week

Engadget – Here’s everything Apple announced at its M1 Mac event

Engadget – The world’s first crewed Hyperloop trip was a success

Engadget – Amazon cuts up to 30 percent off hard drives, SSDs and removable storage

Engadget – Apple’s new MacBook Air has an M1 chip and no fans

Engadget – Apple’s new M1 Macs won’t work with external GPUs

Engadget – Amazon reduces the size of its delivery drone team

Engadget – Microsoft’s Windows turns 35 today

Engadget – T-Mobile activates 988 for emergency mental health services

Engadget – Google is testing an AI system to help vision-impaired people run races

Engadget – Noise Machine is a tiny MIDI controller for creating music on the go

Engadget – A new drug cocktail could help fight the toughest cancers

Engadget – Microsoft will start testing xCloud in four more countries on November 18th

Engadget – Voi tests e-scooters with built-in pedestrian detection

Engadget – Ford’s E-Transit is a more affordable electric delivery van

Engadget – PayPal now lets all US users buy, sell and hold cryptocurrency

Engadget – Bud Light put a PC and a projector inside a six-pack, for charity

Home – Want a Risc-V PC? Try this development board

Home – Record Q3 sales at Nvidia

Ars Technica – Our PlayStation 5 has arrived—here’s what we can show you so far

Ars Technica – Ubuntu Groovy Gorilla adds Raspberry Pi as a “first class citizen”

Ars Technica – AMD’s newest graphics cards: RDNA2 power from $579 to $999

Ars Technica – In a first, researchers extract secret key used to encrypt Intel CPU code

Ars Technica – Google’s Project Zero discloses Windows 0-day that’s been under active exploit

Ars Technica – A new way to plug a human brain into a computer: Via veins

Ars Technica – Bitcoin hits $14,000 for the first time since early 2018

Ars Technica – Google fixes two more Chrome zero-days that were under active exploit

Ars Technica – Intel enters the laptop discrete GPU market with Xe Max

Ars Technica – AMD’s Zen 3 CPUs are here—we test the blistering-fast 5900X and 5950X

Ars Technica – Apple dishes details on its new M1 chip

Ars Technica – Alphabet delivers wireless Internet over light beams from 20km away

Ars Technica – Hands-on with the Apple M1—a seriously fast x86 competitor [Updated]

Ars Technica – Nvidia developed a radically different way to compress video calls

Ars Technica – Google Chrome is available as an Apple M1 native app today

Ars Technica – iFixit teardown of M1 MacBooks gives us our first glimpse at the M1 up close – latest science and technology news stories – Strain of rhizobacteria shown to naturally and sustainably promote rice growth – latest science and technology news stories – SARS-CoV-2 uses ‘genome origami’ to infect and replicate inside host cells – latest science and technology news stories – Researchers learn how bacteria protect their protective outer membranes – latest science and technology news stories – Gold-catalyzed reaction releases an active drug to kill cancer cells – latest science and technology news stories – Final weeks of historic hurricane season bring new storms – latest science and technology news stories – Invisible organic light-emitting diodes reach new world record

Next Big Future – Super Long Range Cannons Could Create Global Trench Warfare 2.0

Big Think – Newly discovered mineral petrovite could revolutionize batteries – latest science and technology news stories – We created diamonds in minutes without heat by mimicking the force of an asteroid collision – latest science and technology news stories – An imperceptible thin-film sensor to record movement and the sense of touch

New Scientist – – New Scientist – Pfizer covid-19 vaccine may not need to be kept at -70°C after all

New Scientist – – New Scientist – Magnetic spray turns objects into mini robots that can deliver drugs

New Scientist – – New Scientist – AI that can diagnose tinnitus from brain scans may improve treatment

New Scientist – – New Scientist – Potent new antifungal discovered in the microbiome of marine animals

New Scientist – – New Scientist – Computer vision can estimate calorie content of food at a glance

New Scientist – – New Scientist – Viruses have been shown to produce their own energy for the first time

CBC | Canada News – Husky pipeline spills 900,000 litres of produced water in northwestern Alberta

CBC | Canada News – Assisted-dying bill wins approval in principle over Conservative objections

CBC | Canada News – 1st HIV self-test approved in Canada

Hack a Day – RadioShack to Be Reborn as Online-First Retailer

Big Think – Psilocybin rapidly promotes neuroplasticity in the brains of rats

Big Think – Crazy dreams help us make sense of our memories

Big Think – Oregon decriminalizes drugs: Here are 3 metrics other states will track

Hacker News – Qt 6.0 Beta 4 Released

Hacker News – Firejail – Sandbox Linux Applications

Hacker News – Ableton Live 11

Hacker News – Brain DNA Refolds Itself to Aid Memory Recall

Hacker News – a modern text-based browser

Hacker News – Free and liberated e-books, carefully produced for the true book lover

Hack a Day – Trying (And Failing) To Use GPUs with the Compute Module 4

Hack a Day – Laser-Induced Graphene Supercapacitors from Kapton Tape

Hack a Day – Visualizing Magnetic Memory with Core 64

Hack a Day – Highly Sensitive Camera Makes A Great Night Vision Scope

Hack a Day – Rotating Magnetic Fields, Explained

Hack a Day – Cutting Balsa Wood with Air (Oh, and a Laser)

Hack a Day – 3D Print Your Way to a Modular MIDI Playset

Hack a Day – Custom Firmware For Cheap Bluetooth Thermometers

Hack a Day – Portable Ham Antenna Uses SMD Capacitors

Scientific American – News – A Butterfly’s Brilliant Blue Wings Lead to Less Toxic Paint

Hacker News – McDonald’s is adding plant-based burgers to the menu

Hack a Day – Spider Silk, Spider Silk, Made Using a Strain of Yeast

Hack a Day – Hello From The NearSpace

Blog – Hackaday – Proprietary Lenses Are No Problem With This USB Adaptor

Blog – Hackaday – Super-Simple VGA Adapter Sports Low-Res Output with Only Four TTL Chips

Blog – Hackaday – A Transistor-less Sound Synthesizer

Blog – Hackaday – Flash is Dead, but Its Culture Should Live On

Hacker News – imgcat: higher resolution – latest science and technology news stories – New imaging method reveals HIV’s sugary shield in unprecedented detail – latest science and technology news stories – South America ravaged by unprecedented drought and fires

Big Think – New tardigrade species withstands lethal UV radiation thanks to fluorescent ‘shield’

Hack a Day – What If You Could Design Your Own Aluminum Hand?

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