Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Viewpoint: Black Hole Evolution Traced Out with Loop Quantum Gravity

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Viewpoint: Black Hole Evolution Traced Out with Loop Quantum Gravity

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Carlo Rovelli, Center of Theoretical Physics, CNRS, Aix-Marseille University and Toulon University, Marseille, France December 10, 2018• Physics 11, 127Loop quantum gravity—a theory that extends general relativity by quantizing spacetime—predicts that black holes evolve into white holes. F. Vidotto/University of the Basque Country Figure 1: Artist rendering of the black-to-white-hole transition. Using loop quantum gravity,…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Watch the New ‘Men in Black International’ Trailer Now

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Watch the New ‘Men in Black International’ Trailer Now

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Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth suit up in the new Men in Black International trailer.Giles KeyteIt’s time for the final pre-holiday edition of The Monitor, WIRED’s roundup of the latest in the world of culture, from box-office news to announcements about hot new trailers. In today’s installment: the Men in Black are back; To All…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers The truth about Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers The truth about Black Friday and Cyber Monday

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At Cloudflare we handle a lot of traffic on behalf of our customers. Something we all see and hear a lot about at this time of year are Black Friday (23 November this year) and Cyber Monday (26 November) – but just how important are these days on the Internet?Black Friday by Per-Olof Forsberg, license:…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Black Friday 2018: The Absolute Best Tech Deals Online

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Black Friday 2018: The Absolute Best Tech Deals Online

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We know how you’re feeling. You’re full of turkey (or maybe Tofurky!) but the deals are happening, and they’re happening right about now. Well, fear not. We here on the WIRED Gear team have been patrolling every online deal we could find for the past week. We’ve produced half a dozen or so guides covering…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Black Friday 2018: Best Gaming Deals on PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and More

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Black Friday 2018: Best Gaming Deals on PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and More

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The holiday deals madness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday has already begun. If you’re on the hunt for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, or 3DS deals, you’ve come to the right place. We’re collecting all our favorite Black Friday sales here on consoles, bundles, controllers, accessories, games, and more. Bookmark the page and…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Why Netflix Features Black Actors in Promos to Black Users

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Why Netflix Features Black Actors in Promos to Black Users

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Last week, Netflix users raised concerns that the company was targeting African American users by race in the way it promoted films—highlighting black characters who sometimes had only minor roles in a movie.The debate began after Stacia L. Brown, creator of the podcast Charm City, tweeted a screenshot of the promotion she was shown for…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Star-Swallowing Black Holes Reveal Secrets in Exotic Light Shows

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Star-Swallowing Black Holes Reveal Secrets in Exotic Light Shows

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Black holes, befitting their name and general vibe, are hard to find and harder to study. You can eavesdrop on small ones from the gravitational waves that echo through space when they collide—but that technique is new, and still rare. You can produce laborious maps of stars flitting around the black hole at the center…

ambv/black

ambv/black

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The Uncompromising Code Formatter “Any color you like.” Black is the uncompromising Python code formatter. By using it, you agree to cede control over minutiae of hand-formatting. In return, Black gives you speed, determinism, and freedom from pycodestyle nagging about formatting. You will save time and mental energy for more important matters. Blackened code looks…