FBI, ICE find state driver’s license photos are…

A surveillance camera in San Francisco, which recently banned police from using facial-recognition software. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Immigration and Customs Enforcement have turned state driver’s license databases…

analogue precursor to the modern fax machine

The telautograph, an analog precursor to the modern fax machine, transmits electrical impulses recorded by potentiometers at the sending station to servomechanisms attached to a pen at the receiving station, thus reproducing at the receiving…

rastapasta/mapscii

A node.js based Vector Tile to Braille and ASCII renderer for xterm-compatible terminals. Try it out! If you're on Windows, use the open source telnet client PuTTY to connect. Features Use your mouse to drag…

Public Highly Critical of State of Political Discourse…

June 19, 2019 Reactions to Trump’s rhetoric: Concern, confusion, embarrassment The public renders a harsh judgment on the state of political discourse in this country. And for many Americans, their own conversations about politics have…

Boeing loses big order for 737 Max aircraft

Image copyright Getty Images Flyadeal, the low-cost Saudi Arabian airline, has cancelled an order for 30 Boeing 737 Max aircraft. The decision follows the crashes of two 737 Max jets, the first in Indonesia in…

How to write idempotent Bash scripts

July 3, 2019 Photo by Callum Wale on Unsplash It happens a lot, you write a bash script and half way it exits due an error. You fix the error in your system and run…