netpipe January 6, 2021

DeadFix – Cut

Engadget – Apple promises to fix ultrawide monitor support on M1 Macs

Engadget – LG will add 8K QNED TVs to its lineup in 2021

Engadget – Tesla made half a million electric cars in 2020

Ars Technica – Linus Torvalds blames Intel for lack of ECC RAM in consumer PCs

Hacker News – U.S. Capitol Locked Down Amid Escalating Protests

Blog – Hackaday – Heat Turns 3D Printer Filament into Springs

Blog – Hackaday – Bad Idea for Desoldering Actually Might be Pretty Smart

Blog – Hackaday – You Got Something On Your Processor Bus: The Joys Of Hacking ISA And PCI

Blog – Hackaday – Powered Exoskeletons In Rough Terrain: An Interesting Aspect Of The Chang’e 5 Recovery Mission

The Register – Open-source contributors say they’ll pull out of Qt as LTS release goes commercial-only

The Register – America says banks can now transact using so-called stable crypto-coins. What does that actually mean?

Slashdot – UK Watchdog Begins Investigating Nvidia’s $40 Billion Takeover of Arm

Slashdot – Physicists Made an Insanely Precise Clock That Keeps Time Using Entanglement

Slashdot – Amazon’s Answer To SpaceX Starlink Delivers 400Mbps In Prototype Phase

Slashdot – Elon Musk Says Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Subscription Arrives In Early 2021

Slashdot – How To See Jupiter and Saturn Align On Monday Night

Slashdot – After 11 Years, Australia Declares Its National Broadband Network Is ‘Built and Fully Operational’

Slashdot – Verizon’s Nationwide 5G Can Be Slower Than Its LTE Network, Tests Show

Slashdot – KFC Launches 4K, 240FPS Gaming Console With a Built-In Chicken Warmer

Slashdot – Atomic-Scale Nanowires Can Now Be Produced At Scale

Slashdot – Sony Publishes An Official Linux Driver For PS5 DualSense Controllers

Slashdot – America Creates a 770-Mile Corridor for Testing Supersonic Aircraft Up to Mach 3

Slashdot – 2-Acre Vertical Farm Run By AI and Robots Out-Produces 720-Acre Flat Farm

Slashdot – Japan’s Brand New Anti-Piracy Law Goes Live

Slashdot – LG Wants To Put Transparent OLEDs in Restaurants and Subways

Slashdot – Speculation Grows As AMD Files Patent for GPU Design

Ars Technica – How an obscure British PC maker invented ARM and changed the world

Ars Technica – These tires work better in snow thanks to 3D printing

Ars Technica – Leonardo da Vinci’s drawings have unique microbiomes, study finds

Ars Technica – Google develops an AI that can learn both chess and Pac-Man

Ars Technica – New battery chemistry results in first rechargeable zinc-air battery

CBC | Canada News – Pipeline spills about 400,000 litres, some enters North Saskatchewan River

CBC | Canada News – Canadian dollar flirts with 79 cents US for 1st time since 2018

National Vulnerability Database – CVE-2020-35965 (ffmpeg)

Nano Patents and Innovations – Experts Agree On New Global Definition Of ‘Fermented Foods’

Blog – Hackaday – Magic 8-Ball Gets a Modern Makeover

Blog – Hackaday – Ringing In The Holidays With Self-Playing Chimes

Blog – Hackaday – Hackaday Podcast 099: Our Hundredth Episode! Denture Synth, OLED Keycaps, and SNES Raytracing

Blog – Hackaday – Control Theory Spellcasting Banishes the 3D Printing Ghosts

Blog – Hackaday – Simple AC Current Detector Built On A 9 Volt

Blog – Hackaday – Low-Cost Head Mounted Display from FPV Gear

Blog – Hackaday – Inputs of Interest: DecaTxt Ultra-Portable Chording Keyboard

Hacker News – New Linux port for the Nintendo 64

Hacker News – Free-space optical links for space communication networks

Hacker News – The Genius of RISC-V Microprocessors

Hacker News – Embed Flash SWF content without the Plugin

Hack a Day – 3D Printed Server Case Holds 14 Raspberry Pis

Hack a Day – 76-bit Trombones Led By The Big MIDI File

Hack a Day – The High-Tech Valor Glass Vials Used to Deliver the Coronavirus Vaccine

Hack a Day – Think Your Laptop is Anemic? Try an MSDOS One

Hack a Day – 2020: As The Hardware World Turns

Hack a Day – Augmented Reality On The Cheap With ESP32

Hack a Day – A Novel Micro Desktop Display For Your Raspberry Pi

Engadget – LG will demo a ‘bendable’ OLED gaming TV at CES 2021

Slashdot – Mozilla Is Working On a Firefox Design Refresh

Slashdot – G.E. Wind Turbine Prototype: 853 Feet Tall, Can Generate 13 Megawatts

Hack a Day – An Arduino And A CD-ROM Drive Makes A CD Player

Blog – Hackaday – Lidar House Looks Good, Looks All Around

Blog – Hackaday – Heavy Raspberry Pi User? Keep an HDMI-to-USB Capture Device Around

AcidCow.com – videos, pictures, celebs, flash games – Great Optical Illusions (32 pics)

AcidCow.com – videos, pictures, celebs, flash games – Awesome Things (45 pics)

Hacker News – Testicular Compression Boosts Testosterone

Hacker News – Linux on an 8-Bit Micro? (2012)

Hacker News – Anti-diarrhoea drug drives cancer cells to cell death

CBC | Canada News – Health Canada approves Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

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