Robinhood is predatory • Stock trading company pushes its users to gamble frequently on the market rather than investing responsibly nytimes.com/2020/07/08/technol

spatialite vs GDAL • Beloved simple spatial database isn't updating with respect to GDAL and PROJ, the crucial spatial computation libraries. Fork discussed. lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/gdal

Bugchasing • 2014 scientific article on HIV+ men deliberately getting or giving HIV with others ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/

Encrochat hack • European police hacked a secure phone system and recorded zillions of criminal messages vice.com/en_us/article/3aza95/ :metafiltertootme

Sexuality in WoW • Detailed reading of queerness in World of Warcraft, but you have to look real hard for it. No major LGBT characters. wow.gamepedia.com/Sexuality#Ho

Games Logos in Arabic • Fun project to make typographically matching logos for video games but in Arabic behance.net/gallery/36426655/G

Sridhar's search company • Former senior engineer manager at Google starts Neeva, a search company without ads. Based on Bing nytimes.com/2020/06/19/technol

Reefjs • Very minimal Javascript DOM manipulator. Will update DOM efficiently based on changes to data, but otherwise doesn't do all the complicated stuff React or Vue do reefjs.com/

MongoDB isolation failures • The amateur enthusiast NoSQL database continues to have problems with transactions jepsen.io/analyses/mongodb-4.2

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