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 2019-11-17 04:34 

Slashdot

Boeing Fires Its Fuselage-Assembling Robots, Goes Back To Using Humans...

schwit1 quotes the Seattle Times:After enduring a manufacturing mess that spanned six years and cost millions of dollars as it implemented a large-scale robotic system for automated assembly of the 777 fuselage, Boeing has abandoned the robots and will go...

 2019-11-17 04:03 

reddit

John Bel Edwards wins Louisiana governor's election...
 2019-11-17 03:16 

reddit

Father arrested after son, 5, brings heroin to school, says tasting it turns him into Spider-Man...
 2019-11-17 02:34 

Slashdot

Lessons From the Cyberattack On India's Largest Nuclear Power Plant...

Dan Drollette shares an article by two staffers at the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory from The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. "Indian officials acknowledged on October 30th that a cyberattack occurred at ...

 2019-11-17 02:23 

reddit

Samoa Declares State of Emergency as Measles Spreads Across Pacific...
 2019-11-17 01:21 

reddit

13 Pennsylvania prison employees suspended after inmate death...
 2019-11-17 01:05 

reddit

Chile police stopped rescue workers helping dying protester: human rights watchdog...
 2019-11-17 01:01 

reddit

Planned Parenthood Awarded $2 Million in Lawsuit Over Secret Videos...
 2019-11-17 00:59 

Slashdot

Ask Slashdot: What Should You Do If Someone's Trying To Steal Your Identity?...

Long-time Slashdot reader shanen "just got the darnedest phone call..."The caller knew my name and the name of a bank that I've done business with, and obviously my phone number, but beyond that I have no idea what was going on... There is no ...

 2019-11-16 23:02 

reddit

Man took machete to N.J. mall to attack African Americans, planned damage to Midwest synagogues, feds say...
 2019-11-16 22:36 

reddit

New York man allegedly tried to kidnap sex workers for trafficking...
 2019-11-16 22:34 

Slashdot

New Micro 3D Printing Technology Wins Prestigious NZ Engineering Award...

Long-time Slashdot reader ClarkMills quotes New Zealand's Innovation Agency:New 3D printing technology creating highly detailed objects, smaller than a strand of human hair, has won the 2019 ENVI Engineering Innovation Award (Engineering New Zealand A...

 2019-11-16 22:18 

reddit

Man 'broke neck during chiropractor treatment'...
 2019-11-16 21:34 

Slashdot

Quantum Computer Made From Photons Achieves New Record...

Slashdot reader hackingbear shared this article from Scientific American:In the race to create a quantum computer that can outperform a classical one, a method using particles of light (photons) has taken a promising step forward. Jian-Wei Pan and Chao-Ya...

 2019-11-16 20:45 

reddit

Crude oil spilled during transfer of 5 million gallons of oil in Washington state...
 2019-11-16 20:34 

Slashdot

China Covers Up Killing Of Prisoners To Continue Harvesting Organs For Transplant: New Report...

"Despite repeated denials, China stands accused of a systematic cover-up to hide the continuing practice of forced organ harvesting and murder," reports Forbes' cybersecurity writer Zak Doffman:The practice, described as "state-run mass mu...

 2019-11-16 20:27 

reddit

U.S. lawmakers agree on bill to fight 'robocall epidemic'...
 2019-11-16 19:51 

reddit

Far right network orchestrated synagogue attacks, FBI says...
 2019-11-16 19:34 

Slashdot

Thousands of Hacked Disney+ Accounts Are Already For Sale On Hacking Forums...

An anonymous reader quotes ZDNet:Hackers didn't waste any time and have started hijacking Disney+ user accounts hours after the service launched. Many of these accounts are now being offered for free on hacking forums, or available for sale for prices...

 2019-11-16 19:25 

reddit

Top lawyer calls Prince Andrew BBC interview 'a catastrophic error'...
 2019-11-16 19:22 

reddit

Sandy Hook lawsuit could force Remington to open books...
 2019-11-16 18:59 

reddit

'Absolutely No Mercy': Leaked Files Expose How China Organized Mass Detentions of Muslims...
 2019-11-16 18:48 

reddit

Border Patrol Agent Shoots Russian Man Over Alleged Illegal Border Crossing in Arizona...
 2019-11-16 18:40 

reddit

Straight Pride attracts a crowd of 2...
 2019-11-16 18:39 

reddit

Hong Kong's student protesters are turning campuses into fortresses...
 2019-11-16 18:34 

Slashdot

Consumer Reports Restores 'Recommended' Ratings to Both Tesla's Model 3 and Model S...

"Consumer Reports has restored its coveted 'recommended'; rating to the Tesla Model S and Model 3, because Tesla has made its cars more reliable," reports CNN:"The Tesla Model 3 struggled last year as the company made frequent design ch...

 2019-11-16 18:20 

reddit

Alabama company refuses to print university's LGBTQ-inclusive magazine — "This is more than having personal beliefs," the editor of the student magazine said. "This is actively d...
 2019-11-16 17:34 

Slashdot

Something Strange Seems To Be Causing Distant Galaxies To Synchronize...

pgmrdlm quotes Futurism:Massive StructuresGalaxies millions of light years away seem to be connected by an unseen network of massive intergalactic structures, which force them to synchronize in ways that can't be explained by existing astrophysics, Vi...

 2019-11-16 17:23 

reddit

Alabama mayor arrested after allegedly slapping female city employee in incident caught on video: officials...
 2019-11-16 17:16 

reddit

Hong Kong: Chinese troops deployed to help clear roadblocks...
 2019-11-16 17:09 

reddit

World's first 24-hour bookstore to close after 30 years in business...
 2019-11-16 17:04 

Fark

Natural meat based cat food that is antibiotic and hormone free is being recalled for not being salmonella free [PSA]...

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 2019-11-16 16:57 

Boing Boing

Randall "XKCD" Munroe has a New York Times column where he answers weird science questions...

Randall Munroe's "Good Question" column in the New York Times is in the vein of his How To and What If books, in which he answers weird science questions with equally weird thoroughness. In his inaugural column, Munroe answers: " If I Touc...

 2019-11-16 16:52 

Boing Boing

Majority of Americans know they're under constant surveillance, don't trust the companies doing it, and feel helpless to stop it...

A Pew Study found that 60% of Americans believe that they are being continuously tracked by companies and the government, 69% mistrust the companies doing the tracking, 80% believe that advertisers and social media sites are collecting worrisome data, 79%...

 2019-11-16 16:34 

Slashdot

How Google Interferes With Its Search Algorithms and Changes Your Results...

Long-time Slashdot reader walterbyrd shared this report on "arguably the most powerful lines of computer code in the global economy," the Google algorithms that handle 3.8 million queries every single minute. But though Google claims its algorithm...

 2019-11-16 16:33 

Boing Boing

Supercut of British voters insulting Boris Johnson on the campaign trail...

Presenting: Boris Johnson Gets Out of London and Talks to People Who Are Not Rich Remainers: The Essential Collection . Christ, what an asshole. Boris Johnson Gets Out of London and Talks to People Who Are Not Rich Remainers: The Essential Collection pic....

 2019-11-16 16:33 

reddit

Family ambushed in Mexico linked to triple-homicide in Houston 31 years ago...
 2019-11-16 16:14 

Boing Boing

DIY: Feral cat Shelters from coolers...

Oh, I am seriously here for this DIY-maker-recycling project that's all about giving street kitties safe homes. Wow this is cool. Making feral cat shelters from an old cooler . Says IMGURian @ petsncharge , " Cat Tested and Approved Shelters ."...

 2019-11-16 16:05 

Fark

What were you doing when you were 14? Hopefully not what this kid was doing [Dumbass]...

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 2019-11-16 15:58 

Boing Boing

Paris: Police fire tear gas, water cannons on 'yellow vest' protest anniversary...

In Paris on Saturday, police fired water cannons and tear gas on protesters who gathered to mark one year since the anti-government "yellow vest" demonstrations of 2018. The gilet jaune protests got their name from the neon yellow high-visibility ...

 2019-11-16 15:50 

Boing Boing

Extinction Rebellion activists close Geneva private-jet terminal...

Activists from the group Extinction Rebellion, which protests climate change, blocked the private jet terminal at Geneva airport on Saturday. The group says they want to draw attention to private jets as an absurd form of transport for the rich that cause...

 2019-11-16 15:35 

Fark

This monkey may have the herp. So if you see it, don't kiss it or offer it a stick of dynamite [Florida]...

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 2019-11-16 15:34 

Slashdot

Debian Project Drafts General Resolution on Init-System Diversity...

Debian "is heading toward a new general resolution to decide at what level init systems other than systemd should be supported," reports LWN.net. "I'm absolutely convinced we've reached a point where in order to respect the people tryi...

 2019-11-16 15:24 

reddit

Louisiana- Hours after criticizing city leaders about unsolved murder, Port Allen activist found fatally shot...
 2019-11-16 15:24 

Boing Boing

Microsoft hires former AG Eric Holder to audit facial recognition tech used on West Bank...

Microsoft is hiring former Obama administration Attorney General Eric Holder to provide legal window dressing for their AnyVision technology, which the company says complies with the ethical principles stipulated during the facial recognition company'...

 2019-11-16 15:00 

Boing Boing

Objectivity is a myth, and a single tweet explains why...

People like to think they're objective. I get it; it's a good thing to strive to be. As a white dude, I know firsthand that it's easy to assume that you're coming from the "default" perspective, and thus, are more capable of being ...

 2019-11-16 14:45 

Fark

ZOMG, WATCH OUT -- that quadruple amputee is coming right for you. So afraid [Asinine]...

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 2019-11-16 14:30 

Boing Boing

Johnny Depp dying, Caitlyn Jenner's baby, and the sexiest man alive, in this week's dubious tabloids...

Russell Crowe is an apt metaphor for this week's tabloids....

 2019-11-16 14:00 

Fark

Photoshop this rooster [Photoshop]...

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 2019-11-16 14:00 

Boing Boing

I found the perfect distraction-free writing device...

It's no secret that Jason Weisberger and I have little love for the Freewrite . While it allows for distraction-free writing, it's design, build quality and software limitations make it a pain in the ass to use. Having found that the device just i...

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