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An Exhaustive Guide to Writing Dockerfiles for Node.js Web Apps https://blog.hasura.io/an-exhaustive-guide-to-writing-dockerfiles-for-node-js-web-apps-bbee6bd2f3c4

On a small Greek island, practitioners of an ancient whistling language https://theoutline.com/post/3242/greece-sfyria-whistling-language

LCUI – A small C library for building user interfaces with XML and CSS https://github.com/lc-soft/LCUI

We Are Morons: a quick look at the Win2k source http://atdt.freeshell.org/k5/story_2004_2_15_71552_7795.html

Intense laser experiments provide evidence that light can stop electrons http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/newssummary/news_5-2-2018-12-35-5

A todo list for new ASP.NET Core projects https://biarity.gitlab.io/2018/02/08/asp-net-core-todo

Repairing the card reader for a 1960s mainframe: cams, relays and a clutch http://www.righto.com/2018/02/repairing-card-reader-for-1960s.html

Growing from 0 to 4M users on our fashion app with vertical machine learning https://medium.com/@aldamiz/f8b7fc0a89d7

Qt Creator 4.6 Beta Rolls Out with C++17 Features, Navigation Improvements https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Qt-Creator-4.6-Beta

Triplebyte (YC S15) Is Hiring an Enterprise Account Manager https://jobs.lever.co/triplebyte/abd5cc4b-9760-4f49-b689-5ea721065c8f

Adding Context to CockroachDB’s Article “Your Database Should Work Like a CDN” https://danielcompton.net/2018/02/08/add-context-cockroachdb-databases-acting-like-cdns

Discovering types for entity disambiguation https://blog.openai.com/discovering-types-for-entity-disambiguation/?

Tinc VPN: Secure Private Network Between Hosts https://www.tinc-vpn.org/

Show HN: Dotmesh – A git-like CLI for application states https://dotmesh.com/blog/introducing-dotmesh/

Key iPhone Source Code Gets Posted Online in ’Biggest Leak in History’ https://motherboard.vice.com/amp/en_us/article/a34g9j/iphone-source-code-iboot-ios-leak?__twitter_impression=true

WireGuard: fast, modern, secure VPN tunnel https://www.wireguard.com/

Show HN: An extension to turn your LinkedIn into a resume http://ceev.io

Distributed Databases Should Work More Like CDNs https://www.cockroachlabs.com/blog/distributed-database-performance/

Car Hacker’s Handbook (2016) http://opengarages.org/handbook/

The conceptual origins of Maxwell’s equations and gauge theory (2014) [pdf] http://www.physics.umd.edu/grt/taj/675e/OriginsofMaxwellandGauge.pdf

Googlebot’s JavaScript random() function is deterministic http://www.tomanthony.co.uk/blog/googlebot-javascript-random/

Machine Learning meets ketosis: how to effectively lose weight (2016) https://github.com/arielf/weight-loss

The American Mall Game: A 2018 Retail Challenge https://www.bloomberg.com/features/american-mall-game/

iPhone Source Code Gets Posted Online in ’Biggest Leak in History’ https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/a34g9j/iphone-source-code-iboot-ios-leak

LMARV-1: A RISC-V processor you can see [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLs_NRwu1Y4

Americans are spending less on clothing https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-death-of-clothing/

FCC: Releasing ’Jokes’ About Ajit Pai Colluding with Verizon Would ’Harm’ Agency https://gizmodo.com/fcc-says-releasing-jokes-it-wrote-about-ajit-pai-collud-1822763256

Probing Planets in Extragalactic Galaxies Using Quasar Microlensing https://arxiv.org/abs/1802.00049

Telegram Login for Websites https://telegram.org/blog/login

Go Library for the VMware vSphere API https://github.com/vmware/govmomi

JavaScript in the Internet of Things: JerryScript and the Fitbit Ionic https://js.foundation/blog/2018/02/07/javascript-internet-things-jerryscript-fitbit-ionic

AMA: Steven Skiena, CS Professor and Author of The Algorithm Design Manual https://www.reddit.com/r/cscareerquestions/comments/7vxid2/i_am_steven_skiena_cs_professor_and_author_of_the/

An Empirical Study of the Reliability of Unix Utilities (1989) [pdf] http://ftp.cs.wisc.edu/paradyn/technical_papers/fuzz.pdf

Elevated Use of Absolutist Words Is a Marker of Anxiety, Depression [pdf] http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/2167702617747074

Artists and Their Physicians: van Gogh and Dr. Paul Gachet http://fortnightlyreview.co.uk/2018/01/van-gogh-gachet/

57% of Americans Have Less Than $1,000 in Savings (2017) https://www.gobankingrates.com/press-releases/americans-less-1000-savings/

IMPALA: Scalable Distributed DeepRL in DMLab-30 https://deepmind.com/blog/impala-scalable-distributed-deeprl-dmlab-30/

Twilio Demonstrates Why Courts Should Review Every National Security Letter https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/twilio-demonstrates-why-courts-should-review-every-national-security-letter

Visual Studio Code January 2018 Update (version 1.20) https://code.visualstudio.com/updates/v1_20

Show HN: Ask Alexa for the prices of over 2000 cryptocoins https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079KJ4KVN/

DNA tests on ancient skeleton reveal First modern Britons had “dark to black” skin https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/feb/07/first-modern-britons-dark-black-skin-cheddar-man-dna-analysis-reveals

OpenVMS, touted as ultra reliable, had a local root hole for 30 years https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/02/06/openvms_vulnerability/

Earth has lost half of its wildlife in the past 40 years (2014) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/29/earth-lost-50-wildlife-in-40-years-wwf

Assessing Performance: The 3 Types of C Players and What to Do About Them https://hbr.org/2018/02/the-3-types-of-c-players-and-what-to-do-about-them

Watch Every Episode of Bob Ross’ the Joy of Painting Free Online http://www.openculture.com/2018/01/watch-every-episode-of-bob-ross-the-joy-of-painting-free-online.html

Leaked AI-Powered Game Revenue Model Paper Foretells a Dystopian Nightmare https://www.techpowerup.com/240655/leaked-ai-powered-game-revenue-model-paper-foretells-a-dystopian-nightmare

A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace – Electronic Frontier Foundation https://www.eff.org/cyberspace-independence

Google’s “Yeti” is reportedly a gaming hardware, streaming service beast https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/02/report-google-considering-a-game-streaming-service-console-hardware/

Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Steps Aside, Focuses on Initialized Capital https://blogs.wsj.com/cio/2018/02/07/reddit-co-founder-alexis-ohanian-steps-aside-focuses-on-initialized-capital/

The Post-Moneyball World and Optimizing for Developer Happiness http://redmonk.com/sogrady/2018/02/07/post-moneyball-developer-happiness/

“The post I never published,” a story about burnout http://ericholscher.com/blog/2018/feb/7/the-post-i-never-published/

As HomePod launches, Spotify cuts off support for some speakers and receivers https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/2/6/16979102/spotify-ends-support-speakers-receivers-pioneer-denon

Mozilla Project Things https://iot.mozilla.org/

Show HN: Camisole, a secure online judge for sandboxed code execution https://camisole.prologin.org/

How to build your own private smart home with a RPi and Mozilla’s Things Gateway https://hacks.mozilla.org/2018/02/how-to-build-your-own-private-smart-home-with-a-raspberry-pi-and-mozillas-things-gateway/

Where Are the Startups? Loss of Dynamism Is Impeding Growth https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/06/business/economy/start-ups-growth.html

When you don’t pay your web developer http://www.greentouchlandscapers.com/

Show HN: PJON v10.1 is out! What do you think about it? https://github.com/gioblu/PJON/releases/tag/10.1

The Gender Earnings Gap: Evidence from Over a Million Rideshare Drivers [pdf] https://web.stanford.edu/~diamondr/UberPayGap.pdf

1x1 tracking pixel used as evidence of treason against 30,000 Turks https://boingboing.net/2018/01/28/30000-accused.html

Streamline Icons – 3,000 Vector Illustrations for Interface and UX Design http://streamlineicons.com/ux/

It’s Hard to Change the Keys to the Internet and It Involves Destroying HSM’s https://blog.cloudflare.com/its-hard-to-change-the-keys-to-the-internet-and-it-involves-destroying-hsms/

Falcon Heavy Center Core failed to relight all three engines, missed drone ship https://twitter.com/badastronomer/status/961028035762933760

One Computer Can Knock Almost Any WordPress Site Offline http://www.securityweek.com/one-computer-can-knock-almost-any-wordpress-site-offline