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Motherboard Made a Bot That Archives Tweets on Demand

In an age of governments, organizations, and individuals sometimes deleting important information from Twitter, @archive_tweet may make it easier to preserve a particular tweet, and then share those mirrors with other people.
Joseph Cox
6.12.18
Github
Github

13,000 Projects Ditched GitHub for GitLab Monday Morning

Gitlab told Motherboard that the company gained 50,000 new projects in the lead up to Microsoft's announcement that it acquired Github.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.4.18
brain melt
brain melt

This Stunning Image Made With Pure Code Is Like a Mood Ring For Your Browser

Diana Smith's work is digital art on ultra-hard mode.
Jordan Pearson
5.3.18
Bitcoin Art
Bitcoin Art

Explore the Hidden Art on the Bitcoin Blockchain in ‘Message From the Mines’

From the beginning, the Bitcoin blockchain has hosted digital graffiti that can never be erased. This software will help you find it.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.20.18
DIY
DIY

How to Build a Mini Supercomputer for Under $100

Wei Lin built a scalable computing cluster comprised of $7 chips.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.17.18
Catdog
Catdog

This AI Will Turn Your Dog Into a Cat

A new version of the algorithm that can change summer into winter for any video can now turn your dogs into cats.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.16.18
hacks
hacks

Electrum Bitcoin Wallets Were Vulnerable to Hackers for Two Years

Developers left the vulnerability unpatched for months after being alerted.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.8.18
Postmortems
Postmortems

Ethereum Wallet Company Knew About Critical Flaw That Let a User Lock Up Millions

Parity released its postmortem of the incident on Wednesday.
Jordan Pearson
11.15.17
collisions
collisions

GitHub Uses Broken Cryptography, But It Has a Plan

SHA-1 rears its ugly head.
Jordan Pearson
3.21.17
Felis Fatus
Felis Fatus

This Script Helpfully Directs You to the Fattest Cat Up for Adoption

In San Francisco for now—but soon, the world. We hope.
Ben Sullivan
3.2.17
Bitcoin
Bitcoin

Someone Is Trying to Sneak Bitcoin Mining Code Into Open Source Software

Stay vigilant.
Jordan Pearson
2.22.17
News
News

Blame the Internet of Things for Destroying the Internet Today

An army of hacked Internet of Things devices could be one of the reasons why your internet sucks today.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.21.16