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Issue #22 - The Daily Stormer sucks, Trumps disbands business councils and China's leading the way towards AI world domination.

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The Daily Stormer sucks, Trumps disbands business councils and China's leading the way towards AI wor
 

The Aspiring Nerd

August 18 · Issue #22 · View online
(Mostly) weekly curated articles at the crossroads of web marketing, development and technology.

The Daily Stormer sucks, Trumps disbands business councils and China’s leading the way towards AI world domination.

🔥 Trump, Charlottesville and The Daily Stormer
This week we’ve had the imminent threat of a nuclear war with North Korea, white supremacists walking down the streets with tiki torches and nazi flags and a president Trump that didn’t say or do anything to really help with any of this. Here’s a little summary of what’s been published this week.
Amateur Sleuths Aim to Identify Charlottesville Marchers, but Sometimes Misfire
Tech Companies Have the Tools to Confront White Supremacy
Google canceled the domain registration for a neo-Nazi website that GoDaddy also banned
Trump Abandons Plan for Council on Infrastructure
🌍 Around the web
Amazon lost $5 billion in value after a sort-of accurate Trump tweet
Netflix Co-Founder’s Crazy Plan: Pay $10 a Month, Go to the Movies All You Want
🤖 Technology / AI / Blockchain
China’s Plan for World Domination in AI Isn’t So Crazy After All
The Blockchain Problem Space
Here's What Goldman Is Telling Big Money Clients About Bitcoin
An Algorithm Trained on Emoji Knows When You’re Being Sarcastic on Twitter
⚙️ Development / Design / DIY projects
Blockchain Signaling System
APIs as infrastructure: future-proofing Stripe with versioning
Web fonts: when you need them, when you don’t
Your Body Text Is Too Small
Can Augmented Reality solve Mobile Visualization?
🔥 Bits and pieces
Check out BinaryAlert: Serverless, Real-time & Retroactive Malware Detection (by airbnb). And here is a brief walk-through tutorial that illustrates how to crack Wi-Fi networks that are secured using weak passwords. Quick follow-up on last week’s story about hacking computers with DNA (by UW). Speaking of security, you might want to update your version control system if it’s Git, SVN or Mercurial.
The Uber Dilemma, your weekly dose of game theory. And read The Future Since 1999 (by Doc Searls), most of it is still very much on point! And last, but not least, you HAVE to check out the One Hostname to Rule Them All!
Also, if you made it all the way here: I’ve been cross-publishing this newsletter over on Medium and I’ll keep doing so until I decide which plateform I like most. But fear not, I’ll keep blasting weekly emails no matter what! Thanks for your support :)
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