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The Benjamin Franklin method for learning more from programming books http://www.pathsensitive.com/2018/01/the-benjamin-franklin-method-of-reading.html

Show HN: Bookmarklet to view full size photos from Google Images https://d3vr.github.io/viewimage/

Sum Types Are Coming (2015) https://chadaustin.me/2015/07/sum-types/

Tractor Hacking: Documentary About Farmers Fighting for the Right to Repair https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/pamkqn/watch-tractor-hacking-john-deere-right-to-repair-documentary

Why I don’t use my real photo when messaging with customers on my website https://www.kapwing.com/blog/why-i-dont-use-my-real-photo/

A Brief Glance at How Various Text Editors Manage Their Textual Data (2015) https://ecc-comp.blogspot.com/2015/05/a-brief-glance-at-how-5-text-editors.html

Many medical devices on the market have undergone no clinical testing https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/13/opinion/sunday/can-your-hip-replacement-kill-you.html

Deep reinforcement learning doesn’t work yet https://www.alexirpan.com/2018/02/14/rl-hard.html

Scale API is hiring engineers and ML practitioners https://www.scaleapi.com/about#jobs

Exquisite Corpse: The Winter of 1947 in Europe https://granta.com/exquisite-corpse/

SoYouLearn – A flexible and advanced spaced repetition platform https://www.soyoulearn.com/

‘Lede’ vs. ‘Lead’ (2011) http://howardowens.com/lede-vs-lead/

Federal Judge Says Embedding a Tweet Can Be Copyright Infringement https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/federal-judge-says-embedding-tweet-can-be-copyright-infringement

Interpretable Machine Learning Through Teaching https://blog.openai.com/interpretable-machine-learning-through-teaching/

Instagram submits to Russia censor’s demands http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43070555

Show HN: Gnomecast – A Linux Chromecast GUI with transcoding and subtitles https://github.com/keredson/gnomecast

WebAssembly First Public Working Drafts https://www.w3.org/blog/news/archives/6838

Synthesizing Obama: Learning Lip Sync from Audio http://grail.cs.washington.edu/projects/AudioToObama/

New chip reduces neural networks’ power consumption http://news.mit.edu/2018/chip-neural-networks-battery-powered-devices-0214

The Bandwagon – Claude Shannon (1956) [pdf] http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=1056774

When Books Read You, a Defense of Bibliomancy http://www.berfrois.com/2018/02/ed-simon-when-books-read-you/

In 2017, VR Headset Shipments for Most Top Brands Went Down http://nwn.blogs.com/nwn/2018/01/vr-sales-shipments-2017-superdata.html

Stripe: We reached our goal of net-zero emissions in a matter of months https://stripe.com/environment

Mathematical Foundations of the GraphBLAS [pdf] https://people.eecs.berkeley.edu/~aydin/GraphBLAS-Math.pdf

Show HN: Making good Steam games discoverable again http://steam250.com/about

We Don’t Need New Laws for Faked Videos, We Already Have Them https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/we-dont-need-new-laws-faked-videos-we-already-have-them

Fnl: zero-overhead Lisp syntax for Lua https://github.com/bakpakin/fnl

An Underground Farm Delivering Rare Herbs to New York’s Top Chefs https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/underground-farm-one-new-york-herbs

Lessons learned while developing Age of Empires 1 Definitive Edition http://richg42.blogspot.com/2018/02/some-lessons-learned-while-developing.html

Memex: open-source full-text search extension for browsing history and bookmarks https://github.com/WorldBrain/Memex

How California campuses are fixing the problem of pricey college books https://www.scpr.org/news/2018/02/15/80805/here-s-how-california-campuses-are-fixing-the-prob/

JavaScript Promises Discussion: Make Them Monadic? (2013) https://github.com/promises-aplus/promises-spec/issues/94

Hey Microsoft, Stop Installing Apps on My PC Without Asking https://www.howtogeek.com/342871/hey-microsoft-stop-installing-apps-on-my-pc-without-asking/

Real world 4G vs. 5G test shows 14x bandwidth increase https://react-etc.net/entry/real-world-4g-lte-vs-5g-test-benchmark-14x-bandwidth

Electronics-recycling innovator faces prison for printing Windows restore discs http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-microsoft-restore-disc-20180215-story.html

Hipster ipsum https://hipsum.co/

The Importance of Taleb’s System: The Fourth Quadrant to the Skin in the Game http://glineq.blogspot.com/2018/01/the-importance-of-talebs-system-from.html

Bootstrapping a site builder to $6k in monthly revenue https://www.indiehackers.com/interview/pagestead-bd9c0f4f54

A collection of things that are Turing-complete by accident (2013) http://beza1e1.tuxen.de/articles/accidentally_turing_complete.html

A math prodigy from Venezuela can’t get MIT financial aid due to exchange rate https://www.caracaschronicles.com/2018/02/15/hey-mit-10-vef-usd-rate-fake/

FCC’s Inspector General investigating whether Ajit Pai acted inappropriately https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/mb53jn/fcc-inspector-general-investigation-ajit-pai-corruption

Twitter Says Impersonating Journalist During Mass Shooting Doesn’t Violate Rules https://www.buzzfeed.com/janelytvynenko/doctored-reporter-tweets

Under Russian pressure to remove content Instagram complies, YouTube holds off https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/15/under-russian-pressure-to-remove-content-instagram-complies-but-youtube-holds-off/

It costs $26,000 to mine one Bitcoin in South Korea – and just $530 in Venezuela https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/15/the-cheapest-and-most-expensive-countries-to-mine-bitcoin.html

K-Nearest Neighbors Algorithm in Python and Scikit-Learn http://stackabuse.com/k-nearest-neighbors-algorithm-in-python-and-scikit-learn/

TechEmpower Framework Benchmarks Round 15 Results https://www.techempower.com/blog/2018/02/14/framework-benchmarks-round-15/

Non Von-Neumann Architectures [pdf] http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a207268.pdf

Coinbase is erratically overcharging some users and emptying their bank accounts https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/15/17017374/coinbase-cryptocurrency-bitcoin-ether-unauthorized-charges

Liquid-crystal contact lenses that will be able to switch focus http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/indepth/2018/feb/15/looking-into-the-future

Age of Empires 2 Scenario Editor Is Turing Complete https://ecc-comp.blogspot.com/2018/02/age-of-empires-2-scenario-editor-is.html

Show HN: Objection.js – Yet another ORM for Node.js hit 1.0.0 today http://vincit.github.io/objection.js

Major new iOS bug can crash iPhones and disable access to apps and iMessages https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/15/17015654/apple-iphone-crash-ios-11-bug-imessage

Manifold Destiny: A legendary problem and the battle over who solved it (2006) https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2006/08/28/manifold-destiny

Deep Reinforcement Learning Doesn’t Work Yet https://www.alexirpan.com/2018/02/14/rl-hard.html

Snapchat petition attracts one million signatures http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43045042

Russia’s election propaganda weaponized these mainstream news outlets https://www.fastcompany.com/40532331/russias-propaganda-weaponized-these-mainstream-news-sites

EFF Urges US Copyright Office to Reject Proactive ’Piracy’ Filters https://torrentfreak.com/eff-urges-us-copyright-office-to-reject-proactive-piracy-filters-180213/

Windows 10 is adding an Ultimate Performance mode for pros https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/14/windows-10-ultimate-performance-mode/

The Ins and Outs of IBM’s Power9 ZZ Systems https://www.nextplatform.com/2018/02/15/ins-outs-ibms-power9-zz-systems/

Show HN: Find Similar Logos by Image and Website http://compute.vision

UK blames Russia for ’malicious’ NotPetya cyber-attack http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43062113

Making a case for JavaScript, in-browser Mining http://berk.es/2018/02/15/making-a-case-for-javascript-mining/

The time spent on practising white board test may not be worthy http://nanxiao.me/en/the-time-spent-on-practising-white-board-test-may-not-be-worthy/

Someone Is Sending Sex Toys to Strangers. Amazon Has No Idea How to Stop It https://www.thedailybeast.com/someone-is-sending-amazon-sex-toys-to-strangers-amazon-has-no-idea-how-to-stop-it

Sex and STEM: Stubborn Facts and Stubborn Ideologies http://quillette.com/2018/02/15/sex-stem-stubborn-facts-stubborn-ideologies/

Google removes View Image button from search results https://twitter.com/searchliaison/status/964226180776845312

FCC investigating Ajit Pai changing media rules to benefit Sinclair Broadcasting https://www.avclub.com/fcc-investigating-ajit-pai-for-changing-media-rules-to-1823051519

Astrophotographer Spots Elon Musk’s Roadster Cruising Through Space [video] https://www.space.com/39699-astrophotographer-spots-elon-musks-roadster-in-space-video.html

Why more content means distribution is now more important http://www.adamdoolittle.com/content-marketing/

Micro: a modern and intuitive terminal-based text editor https://micro-editor.github.io/