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TLWI Dev #63

12 September 2021

Court issues permanent injunction in Epic vs. Apple case. Tell HN: Thanks to thehodge and littlewarden.com, this site is up today. Windy.com. MIT-designed project achieves major advance toward fusion energy. Hong Kong: Police Raid Tiananmen Square Museum.

6 min read

TLWI Dev #62

05 September 2021

O.mg Cable. Apple Delays Rollout of Child Safety Features. Delays aren’t good enough – Apple must abandon its surveillance plans. Google Chrome to remove detailed cookie and site data controls. uBlock Origin review.

7 min read

TLWI Dev #61

29 August 2021

Arm China Has Gone Rogue. Burning out and quitting. The All-Seeing “i”: Apple Just Declared War on Your Privacy. Yt-dlp – A YouTube-dl fork with additional features and fixes. Apple agrees to settle potential class action suit by U.S. developers.

6 min read

TLWI Dev #60

22 August 2021

OnlyFans to block sexually explicit videos starting in October. Facebook hacker beat my 2FA, bricked my Oculus, and hit the company credit card. ImageNet contains naturally occurring Apple NeuralHash collisions. Apple explicitly asks employees to merge their personal and work accounts. Another free CA as an alternative to Let's Encrypt.

7 min read

TLWI Developer Weekly #59

15 August 2021

Apple's child protection features spark concern within its own ranks: sources. A future for SQL on the web. FOSS app removed from the Play Store for linking to the project's website. The deceptive PR behind Apple’s “expanded protections for children”. Apple Has Opened the Backdoor to Increased Surveillance and Censorship.

7 min read

TLWI Developer Weekly #58

08 August 2021

Apple's plan to “think different” about encryption opens a backdoor to your life. Apple enabling client-side CSAM scanning on iPhone tomorrow. An Open Letter Against Apple's Privacy-Invasive Content Scanning Technology. An open letter against Apple's new privacy-invasive client-side content scanning. CalyxOS – De-Googled Android Alternative.

7 min read

TLWI Developer Weekly #57

01 August 2021

How Dwarf Fortress is built. The mermaid is taking over Google search in Norway. Who Owns My Name?. Show HN: Static.wiki – read-only Wikipedia using a 43GB SQLite file. Facebook is now claiming official CDC.gov links are “False Information”.

7 min read

TLWI Developer Weekly #56

25 July 2021

The Framework Laptop is now shipping. AWS's Egregious Egress. BirdNet – Identify Birds by Sound. The FTC Votes Unanimously to Enforce Right to Repair. Migrating Facebook to MySQL 8.0.

6 min read

TLWI Developer Weekly #56

18 July 2021

Looking Glass: Run a Windows VM on Linux in a Window with Native Performance. Mysterious DNA sequences, known as ‘Borgs,’ recovered from California mud. Fullstaq Ruby: Ruby, optimized for production. HaikuOS running on RISC-V hardware (HiFive Unmatched). React's UI State Model vs. Vanilla JavaScript.

7 min read

TLWI Developer Weekly #54

05 July 2021

Students flee field as computer 'fad fades' (1987). GitHub Copilot giving outdated code. YouTube channel “TechLead” creator has created a crypto and pulled the rug.

7 min read

TLWI Developer Weekly #53

20 June 2021

A specific network name can completely disable Wi-Fi on your iPhone, Reinforcement Learning: Theory and Algorithms, MiSTer FPGA GBA Splitscreen Multiplayer, TheHarvester: Emails, subdomains and names harvester for OSINT, U.S. senators propose 25% tax credit for semiconductor manufacturing.

7 min read

TLWI Developer Weekly #52

13 June 2021

Python is 1.3x faster by just adjusting some compiling options for libpython, Do you really need Redis? How to get away with just PostgreSQL, 1992: Silverwolf, Scientists find second ‘short sleep’ gene (2019), As religious faith has declined, ideological intensity has risen.

7 min read