Ars Technica Pandemic Legacy: Season 2—The world’s “best board game” gets better 2017-11-18T13:00:19.000000000+00:00 The sequel to mega-hit Pandemic: Legacy is finally here. Pentagon contractor leaves social media spy archive wide open on Amazon 2017-11-18T12:30:57.000000000+00:00 Trove included more than 1.8 billion posts spanning eight years, many from US people. Iconic hacker booted from conferences after sexual misconduct claims surface 2017-11-18T11:30:20.000000000+00:00 Professor, reporter say meetings with Draper years ago turned inappropriate. Weekend code warriors prepare to clash in Codewarz 2017-11-17T23:20:00.000000000+00:00 Pick your language and take on programming challenges for fun and coder cred. Dealmaster: The Black Friday tech deals that might actually be worth buying 2017-11-17T21:30:29.000000000+00:00 We combed through the early Black Friday ads to find the stuff you might want. How to fix a program without the source code? Patch the binary directly 2017-11-17T21:24:54.000000000+00:00 Microsoft abandons typical Patch Tuesday playbook to fix Equation Editor flaw. Hairy situation: DC’s rail system may be taken down by human shedding 2017-11-17T20:45:28.000000000+00:00 The fuzzy coating from riders' heads could cause electrical sparks and fires. Argentine Navy diesel sub disappears, NASA plane joins in search 2017-11-17T19:42:40.000000000+00:00 Sub San Juan went missing Wednesday; NASA's Antarctic P-3 is now flying a search pattern. Tax bill that passed the House would cripple training of scientists 2017-11-17T19:33:59.000000000+00:00 Researchers-in-training would be taxed on any tuition they're excused from. Man gets threats—not bug bounty—after finding DJI customer data in public view 2017-11-17T18:30:53.000000000+00:00 A bug bounty hunter shared evidence; DJI called him a hacker and threatened with CFAA.