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The marbled crayfish is a mutant species that clones itself https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/05/science/mutant-crayfish-clones-europe.html

How a Startup from Krakow Got Mentioned in “The Art of Computer Programming” https://www.sinterit.com/how-a-startup-from-krakow-got-mentioned-in-the-art-of-computer-programming/

A C89 compiler that produces executables that are also valid ASCII text files [pdf] http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~tom7/abc/paper.pdf

Apple’s Failure to Check Kill Syscall Privilege “Not a Security Issue” https://lists.apple.com/archives/darwin-dev/2017/Oct/msg00006.html

A Company That Tears Cars Apart to Find Out How They’re Built https://jalopnik.com/the-fascinating-company-that-tears-cars-apart-to-find-o-1787205420

Flyover video of Jupiter’s Europa https://kottke.org/18/02/flyover-video-of-jupiters-europa

AR Planes: Discover nearby planes in augmented reality http://www.calstephens.tech/blog/announcing-ar-planes#main-wrap

Predicting outcomes for games of skill by redefining what it means to win https://arxiv.org/abs/1802.00527

Mixpanel analytics accidentally slurped up passwords https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/05/mixpanel-passwords/?q=1

Measuring Re-Identification Risk in De-Identified Content https://cloud.google.com/dlp/docs/compute-risk-analysis

The Parrot Virtual File System http://ccl.cse.nd.edu/software/parrot/

Writing eBPF tracing tools in Rust https://jvns.ca/blog/2018/02/05/rust-bcc/

People.ai (YC S16) Is Hiring Senior Back End Engineers in San Francisco https://jobs.lever.co/people-ai/71bf79f6-abd8-4002-a557-0238b6d05183

Introduction to the Mumps Language (2017) [pdf] https://www.cs.uni.edu/~okane/source/MUMPS-MDH/MumpsTutorial.pdf

Pivot – Rows to Columns http://modern-sql.com/use-case/pivot

Automerge: JSON-like data structure for building collaborative apps https://github.com/automerge/automerge

Methods for Studying Coincidences (1989) [pdf] http://www.math.uchicago.edu/~fcale/CCC/DC.pdf

The culprit behind snowmelt floods isn’t temperature, it’s dirt http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/02/real-culprit-behind-snowmelt-floods-isn-t-temperature-it-s-dirt

Tractor Hacking: The Farmers Breaking Big Tech’s Repair Monopoly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8JCh0owT4w

Hibernation: What to Do with Continuous Tiredness – HackerNoon https://hackernoon.com/winter-hibernation-what-to-do-with-continuous-tiredness-96a64ea1cdcb

The Berlin Wall has now been down longer than it was up https://www.economist.com/blogs/kaffeeklatsch/2018/02/28-years-two-months-and-27-days

Confessions of a Typewriter Addict http://lithub.com/confessions-of-a-typewriter-addict/

An ‘Iceberg’ of Unseen Crimes: Many Cyber Offenses Go Unreported https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/05/nyregion/cyber-crimes-unreported.html?hp

Show HN: Algebraic Number Theory in Python 3 https://github.com/louisabraham/algnuth

Mark – A simple and unified notation for both object and markup data https://github.com/henry-luo/mark

Meltdown-Spectre: Malware is already being tested by attackers http://www.zdnet.com/article/meltdown-spectre-malware-is-already-being-tested-by-attackers/

Nextcloud 13 Download available https://github.com/nextcloud/server/releases

Let’s talk about Elon Musk launching his Tesla into space http://www.planetary.org/blogs/jason-davis/2018/20180205-space-tesla.html

Duolingo podcast: The kiddnapping of Luis von Ahn’s aunt https://podcast.duolingo.com/episode-8-el-secuestro-7edc43d97dcc

A Tale of Two Moons: Peter Lik’s Photographs Called Out by Science https://fstoppers.com/critiques/tale-two-moons-peter-liks-photographs-called-out-science-218194

Researching alternatives to the chemical imbalance theory of depression https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-hari-depression-causes_us_5a6a144de4b0ddb658c46a21

Center for Humane Technology http://humanetech.com/problem

Sailors Die at Sea While USCG Drone Program Remains Hard Aground http://gcaptain.com/sailors-die-sea-uscg-drone-program-remains-hard-aground/

The Delimited Continuation Monad in JavaScript (2014) https://blog.mattbierner.com/the-delimited-continuation-monad-in-javascript

How to SSH into your servers using Github team membership via OAuth2 + 2FA https://gravitational.com/blog/replace-static-ssh-keys-with-github-oauth/

16 year old app developer: Plagiarist or Prodigy? https://namc.in/2018-02-05-plagiarist

​Open source is 20: How it changed programming and business forever http://www.zdnet.com/article/open-source-turns-20/

A radical idea to improve family life in America: babysit your neighbor’s kids https://www.vox.com/the-big-idea/2018/2/5/16972258/us-america-fertility-rates-babysit-child-care-baumol

The 12 Do’s and Don’ts of Web Design https://theblog.adobe.com/12-dos-donts-web-design-2/

A Decade of Atmospheric Data Aids Black Hole Observers https://eos.org/articles/a-decade-of-atmospheric-data-aids-black-hole-observers

Genetics Dominate Environmental Influences on Self-Control in Children https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10519-018-9887-1

The Engineering of the Drinking Bird [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCKC-QVcVn0

Intel’s new glasses uses retinal projection to put a display in your eyeball https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/5/16966530/intel-vaunt-smart-glasses-announced-ar-new

Security linked to stock volatility plummets 80% after hours, sparking worries https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/05/xiv-exchange-traded-security-linked-to-volatility-plummets-80-percent.html

Scholars who believe nurture trumps nature tend to doubt the scientific method https://digest.bps.org.uk/2017/08/01/scholars-who-believe-nurture-trumps-nature-also-tend-to-doubt-the-scientific-method/

UK banks ban Bitcoin purchases with credit cards https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/05/lloyds-bank-uk-credit-cards-ban-bitcoin/

Design call for ’solar sentinel’ mission http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-42922898

Ivory investigator killed in Kenya http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-42943503

A Manifesto Against the Enemies of Modernity (2017) https://areomagazine.com/2017/08/22/a-manifesto-against-the-enemies-of-modernity/

"Legale", Vernor Vinge [2017] https://www.nature.com/articles/548254a

// If this happens, I am going to quit and become a barista https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20180205-00/?p=97965

What I found When I analysis million followers of President Trump with nlp https://www.insightninja.net/blog/trump_followers_analysis

Forget the Falcon Heavy’s payload and focus on where the rocket will go https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/02/forget-the-falcon-heavys-payload-and-focus-on-where-the-rocket-will-go/

A Pet Crayfish Can Clone Itself, and It’s Spreading Around the World https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/02/attack-of-the-crayfish-clones/552236/?single_page=true

How a Single Mechanical Failure Sparked 625 MTA Delays (2016) http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/02/mta-one-day-625-delays.html

Lime: Explaining the predictions of any machine learning classifier https://github.com/marcotcr/lime

Bcachefs needs more guinea pigs https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/7ve3h7

Five tips on making every day count, by Richard Branson https://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/five-tips-making-every-day-count

Artist reimagining the UK’s national parks in the style of J.R.R. Tolkien’s maps https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/4/16959406/j-r-r-tolkien-maps-middle-earth-england-national-parks-dan-bell-art

The IBM 1401 compiles and runs FORTRAN II https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFQ3sajIdaM

The black box is a state of mind http://www.eurozine.com/black-box-state-mind/

Early Facebook and Google employees are planning to lobby against tech addiction https://qz.com/1197876/more-facebook-and-google-employees-are-joining-the-backlash-against-technology/

Souped-up sounding rocket lifts off from Japan with tiny satellite https://spaceflightnow.com/2018/02/02/ss-520-5-tricom-1r-test-launch/

Cybersecurity Ventures predicts 3.5M cybersecurity job openings by 2021 https://cybersecurityventures.com/jobs

Ted Nelson: What We Can Still Learn from Xanadu https://thenewstack.io/ted-nelson-can-still-learn-xanadu/

Car Navigation Systems Plot a Course Forward Against Phone Apps https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/01/business/car-navigation-systems-apps.html

Uber, Lyft and others want self-driving cars–but only if they operate as a fleet https://www.popsci.com/self-driving-car-fleets

Bitcoin is incredibly illiquid if we’re talking about large amounts https://twitter.com/TedOnPrivacy/status/960442802596384768

Andrew Ng – Announcing the AI Fund: Building Transformative AI Companies https://medium.com/@andrewng/announcing-the-ai-fund-building-transformative-ai-companies-55c008663072

Favoured Alibaba’s strategic investment over Amazon’s buyout: BigBasket’s Menon https://www.vccircle.com/favoured-alibabas-strategic-investment-over-amazons-buyout-bigbaskets-menon/

US dropped ball on Navy railgun development–now China is picking it up https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/02/photos-show-china-preparing-to-test-naval-railgun/

Mercedes’ new A-Class introduces individual car sharing https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/02/mercedes-benz-a-class-car-sharing/

Co-working offices are built out of shipping containers inside old bakery https://www.treehugger.com/modular-design/co-working-offices-built-out-shipping-containers-inside-old-bakery.html

People with depression use language differently – here’s how to spot it https://theconversation.com/people-with-depression-use-language-differently-heres-how-to-spot-it-90877