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PopcornNotify – Send simple emails and text messages from one API https://popcornnotify.com/

Visual Group Theory, Lecture 1.1: What is a group? [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLwV-9DG53NDxU337smpTwm6sef4x-SCLv&v=UwTQdOop-nU

JIT Compilation for Emacs Lisp http://tromey.com/blog/?p=982

OpenBoard – An interactive whiteboard for schools and universities http://openboard.ch/index.en.html

A Matrix Calculus Needed for Deep Learning http://arxiv.org/abs/1802.01528v2

Skylight, a Ruby profiler, free for open source applications http://blog.skylight.io/announcing-the-skylight-for-open-source-program/

Symbolic Assembly: Using Clojure to Meta-Program Bytecode [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDad1pvwX34

What it feels like being an iPad on a stick on wheels (2013) https://labs.spotify.com/2013/12/12/what-it-feels-like-being-an-ipad-on-a-stick-on-wheels/

Fliq.ai – Movie Intelligence Open Beta https://fliq.ai/blog/open-beta-is-live/

Show HN: Bounding-box labeler tool to generate the training data for YOLO v2 https://github.com/Cartucho/yolo-boundingbox-labeler-GUI

The company that helped lead a revolution in board games is shutting down https://www.polygon.com/2018/2/9/16996882/mayfair-games-lookout-games-acquired-by-asmodee-north-america-catan

Oxford Comma Dispute Is Settled as Maine Drivers Get $5M https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/09/us/oxford-comma-maine.html

Mixed-use developments may actually reduce housing affordability https://phys.org/news/2018-02-mixed-use-housing-social-diversity.html

Impala: Scalable Distributed Deep Reinforcement Learning https://deepmind.com/blog/impala-scalable-distributed-deeprl-dmlab-30/

Financial Times journo’s private messages quoted to her at China visa renewal https://twitter.com/YuanfenYang/status/962002259407089664

GitHub shouldn’t allow username reuse https://donatstudios.com/GithubsTotalSecurityFacepalm

Brainpower wins over brawn when male hummingbirds display for mates https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-02/cu-bwo020818.php

Escaping Data from Faraday-Caged, Air-Gapped Computers via Magnetic Fields https://arxiv.org/abs/1802.02700

When will the world reach ’peak child’? https://ourworldindata.org/peak-child

Amazon will launch its own delivery service to compete with FedEx, UPS https://bgr.com/2018/02/09/amazon-delivery-service-swa-fedex-ups/

San Francisco Bay Area Experiences Mass Exodus of Residents http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2018/02/08/san-francisco-bay-area-mass-exodus-residents/

Far-UVC light used to control the spread of airborne-mediated microbial diseases https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-21058-w

LibreOffice remote arbitrary file disclosure vulnerability https://github.com/jollheef/libreoffice-remote-arbitrary-file-disclosure

TrueBit: A scalable verification solution for blockchains [pdf] https://people.cs.uchicago.edu/~teutsch/papers/truebit.pdf

Regular Expression Matching Can Be Simple and Fast (2007) https://swtch.com/~rsc/regexp/regexp1.html

Norway’s Olympic Team Bought 15k Eggs Due to a Google Translate Mistake https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/google-translate-mistake-olympics-norway-eggs

Show HN: Automatic detection of non-colorblind safe colors https://www.vis4.net/blog/2018/02/automate-colorblind-checking/

How Redux Saved Our Front-End and Supported Our Migration from Angular to React https://bettercloud.tech/how-redux-saved-our-front-end-and-supported-our-migration-from-angular-to-react-bb5c7e7b5ad7

Closing out an incredible week in Rust http://aturon.github.io/2018/02/09/amazing-week/

Coding without a keystroke: The hands-free creation of a full video game https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/02/coding-without-a-keystroke-the-hands-free-creation-of-a-full-video-game/

Announcing Giraffe 1.0.0 (Functional .Net Core Web Framework) https://dusted.codes/announcing-giraffe-100

Show HN: Free lunchtime talks, in your city, on any topic http://www.brownbagtalks.com?x=1

How a Low-Level Apple Employee Leaked Some of the iPhone’s Most Sensitive Code https://motherboard.vice.com/amp/en_us/article/xw5yd7/how-iphone-iboot-source-code-leaked-on-github

Our Data – FiveThirtyEight https://data.fivethirtyeight.com/

Show HN: TablePlus – A macOS client for relational databases https://medium.com/tableplus/modern-native-tool-for-relational-database-79efc35b647d

How Often Do Cryptocurrencies Commit New Code? https://priceonomics.com/how-often-do-cryptocurrencies-commit-new-code/

There Might Be No Way to Live Comfortably Without Also Ruining the Planet https://www.sciencealert.com/maybe-we-can-t-live-comfortably-without-ruining-the-planet

The special data device SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy sent to orbit is just the start https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/09/the-special-data-device-spacexs-falcon-heavy-sent-to-orbit-is-just-the-start/

For first time a dedicated conversation on cryptocurrency in US congress https://coingape.com/hodl-in-us-senate-thanks-to-cftc-chairman-christopher-giancarlo/

Mercedes-Benz caused an outcry in China by quoting the Dalai Lama https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/06/business/mercedes-daimler-dalai-lama-china.html

A better EtherDelta? Making an ERC20 token exchange that doesn’t hold tokens https://medium.com/@bzz/a-better-etherdelta-making-an-erc20-token-exchange-that-does-not-hold-your-tokens-6ad3e6873dfd

U.S. Secretly Negotiated with Russians to Buy Stolen NSA Documents https://theintercept.com/2018/02/09/donald-trump-russia-election-nsa/

How Netflix and Paramount Pictures took a crappy movie and turned it into gold https://www.polygon.com/2018/2/7/16985400/cloverfield-paradox-netflix-paramount

How a Low-Level Apple Employee Leaked Some of the iPhone’s Most Sensitive Code https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/xw5yd7/how-iphone-iboot-source-code-leaked-on-github

Inside the Olympics Opening Ceremony World-Record Drone Show https://www.wired.com/story/olympics-opening-ceremony-drone-show

Cancer ‘vaccine’ eliminates all traces of cancer in mice http://www.kurzweilai.net/cancer-vaccine-eliminates-tumors-in-mice

Meet the Dogs of Chernobyl: Abandoned Pets Formed Their Own Canine Community https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/feb/05/dogs-chernobyl-abandoned-pets-stray-exclusion-zone

Russian nuclear scientists arrested for ’Bitcoin mining plot’ http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43003740

Microsoft on the Key to Implementing Advanced DevOps: Feature Flags https://visualstudiomagazine.com/articles/2018/02/02/advanced-devops.aspx

Apache Mesos 1.5.0 has been released https://medium.com/apache-mesos/apache-mesos-9c979d475d8b

The Tesla Roadster has been officially logged as a celestial object by NASA https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/horizons.cgi?CGISESSID=c3cbd47fbf603007d1b627107c28962f&s_body=1#top

Russian nuclear scientists arrested for using supercomputer to mine Bitcoin https://www.reddit.com/r/CryptoCurrency/comments/7wdbak/russian_nuclear_scientists_arrested_for_trying_to/

Tesla Roadster has been officially logged as a celestial object by NASA https://twitter.com/EricHolthaus/status/961611437796937728

Show HN: A drop-anywhere C++17 REPL (like pry/pdb) https://github.com/inspector-repl/inspector

New Horizons Captures Record-Breaking Images in the Kuiper Belt https://www.nasa.gov/feature/new-horizons-captures-record-breaking-images-in-the-kuiper-belt

Gradient Cards – CSS, Sketch, AdobeXD Gradients http://gradients.cssgears.com

American Spies Paid $100,000 to Russian Who Wanted to Sell Material on Trump https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/09/us/politics/us-cyberweapons-russia-trump.html

A List of 25 Principles of Adult Behavior by John Perry Barlow https://kottke.org/18/02/a-list-of-25-principles-of-adult-behavior-by-john-perry-barlow

Epic Games Fortnite – Postmortem of Service Outage at 3.4M CCU https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/news/postmortem-of-service-outage-at-3-4m-ccu

Firefly book series announced: Joss Whedon to serve as consulting editor http://ew.com/books/2018/02/08/firefly-book-series/

Bill Gates – A villain who lived to see himself become a hero? (2016) https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3aicvf/what_villain_lived_long_enough_to_see_themselves/csd2rrl/