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Show HN: Hacker News Classics http://jsomers.net/hn

Machine Theory of Mind https://arxiv.org/abs/1802.07740

Self-owning corporations are legally possible https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2954173

China’s Xinjiang surveillance is the dystopian future nobody wants https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/22/china-xinjiang-surveillance-tech-spread/

Yann LeCun vs. Christopher Manning on Need for Priors in Deep Learning http://www.abigailsee.com/2018/02/21/deep-learning-structure-and-innate-priors.html

Ranking net worth by age, income, degree, and gender https://www.earnest.com/blog/ranking-net-worth-by-age-income-degree-and-gender/

Stimulus: A modest JavaScript framework for the HTML you already have https://stimulusjs.org/

Tiny quad-core system-on-module for makers and hardware startups https://neutis.io/

Google Calendar should prevent spam by default http://daynebatten.com/2018/02/google-should-prevent-calendar-spam/

Aura: shipping software that was delayed for 4 years because of patent licensing https://alastairs-place.net/blog/2018/02/21/aura/

Vaccines against addictive drugs push forward despite past failures https://cen.acs.org/articles/96/i8/Vaccines-against-addictive-drugs-push.html

UPS is working on a fleet of 50 custom-built electric delivery trucks https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/22/ups-is-working-on-a-fleet-of-50-custom-built-electric-delivery-trucks/

Bigelow Space Operations – B330 Space Station http://www.bigelowspaceops.com/b330.php

Crazy new Swedish bill makes sharing music and TV as bad a “crime” as manslaughter https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2018/02/crazy-new-swedish-bill-makes-sharing-music-bad-crime-manslaughter-yes-really/

CockroachDB Interactive, D3-Powered Simulations https://www.cockroachlabs.com/blog/database-evolution/

Space catapult startup SpinLaunch comes out of stealth https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/22/spinlaunch/

Why writing a linked list in safe Rust is so damned hard https://rcoh.me/posts/rust-linked-list-basically-impossible/

Mux is hiring engineers to build the world’s best video infrastructure https://mux.workable.com/

My Python Development Environment, 2018 Edition https://jacobian.org/writing/python-environment-2018/

Self-Censorship in Public Discourse: A Theory of ’Political Correctness’ (1994) [pdf] https://www.brown.edu/Departments/Economics/Faculty/Glenn_Loury/louryhomepage/papers/Loury_Political_Correctness.pdf

Show HN: git self-blame – Blame yourself for others’ mistakes https://github.com/JacobEvelyn/git-self-blame

US border havent properly verified visitor passports for more than a decade http://www.zdnet.com/article/us-border-officials-havent-been-properly-verifying-visitor-passports-for-over-a-decade/

Asian elephants have different personality traits https://phys.org/news/2018-02-asian-elephants-personality-traits-humans.html

Unexpected functional programming in Go http://yourbasic.org/golang/your-basic-func/

U-Th dating of carbonate crusts reveals Neandertal origin of Iberian cave art http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6378/912.full

Hacker News’s Undocumented Features and Behaviors https://github.com/minimaxir/hacker-news-undocumented

Animals Are Losing Their Vagility, or Ability to Roam Freely https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/19/science/migration-animals-west.html

Angular to React: Gradual Migration vs. Rewrite from Scratch – Netlify https://www.netlify.com/blog/2016/10/04/angular-to-react-gradual-migration-vs-rewrite-from-scratch/

Introducing Airbnb Plus https://www.airbnb.com/plus

Pass-Through Businesses Are Rethinking Their Status in Wake of Tax Law https://www.wsj.com/articles/tax-law-leaves-business-owners-with-big-decision-to-c-or-not-to-c-1519295401

Batch Normalization for deep networks http://rohanvarma.me/Batch-Norm/

Show HN: AppGrid, macOS window manager with Vim–like hotkeys https://github.com/sdegutis/AppGrid

’The story of a weird world I was warned never to tell’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-42951788

Robots and lasers are uncovering an ancient, sacred geography http://nautil.us/issue/57/communities/the-city-at-the-center-of-the-cosmos

The Shape of Ancient Dice Suggests Shifting Beliefs in Fate and Chance https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/02/dice-dice-baby/553742/?single_page=true

Anthropocene began in 1965, according to signs left in world’s ‘loneliest tree’ https://theconversation.com/anthropocene-began-in-1965-according-to-signs-left-in-the-worlds-loneliest-tree-91993

U.S. Border Patrol Hasn’t Validated E-Passport Data for Years https://www.wired.com/story/us-border-patrol-hasnt-validated-e-passport-data-for-years/

Moscow may use Ethereum based voting blockchain system in upcoming election https://tomluongo.me/2018/02/21/moscow-begins-crypto-elections-testing-thumbs-nose-at-u-s/

Show HN: Headless Chrome Crawler https://github.com/yujiosaka/headless-chrome-crawler

Tool ’names and shames’ hidden drug trials http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43119035

Boomtown Seattle: Why we move here – and how we’re all in it together https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/boomtown-seattle-why-we-move-here-and-how-were-all-in-it-together/

Snips Uses Rust to Build an Embedded Voice Assistant https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2018/02/21/snips-uses-rust-embedded-voice-assistant/

The Genomic Health of Ancient Humans http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2017/06/02/145193

Effect of longer-term modest salt reduction on blood pressure (2013) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD004937.pub2/abstract

IOTA: The Brave Little Toaster That Couldn’t https://casey.github.io/iota/

Computer History Museum 2018 Fellow: Guido van Rossum http://www.computerhistory.org/fellowawards/hall/guido-van-rossum/

Lawsuit from Ex-Google Engineer Says Pro-Diversity Posts Got Him Fired http://www.valuewalk.com/2018/02/lawsuit-google-engineer-diversity-fired/

research!rsc: Defining Go Modules (Go and Versioning, Part 6) https://research.swtch.com/vgo-module

A list of over 4000 fintech startups and companies https://drive.google.com/open?id=1akR9F_JfVEvOleXn_mUB9hKmmtm5-1V8iQmhAWTqTc8

Show HN: Create desktop applications by using Python and Flask https://github.com/smoqadam/PyFladesk

The Six-Lesson Schoolteacher http://www.cantrip.org/gatto.html

Creative login form using Animated SVG https://codepen.io/dsenneff/pen/QajVxO

Sex differences in ability tilt in the right tail of cognitive abilities https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160289617301241

Lead and other toxic metals found in e-cigarette ’vapors’ https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-02/jhub-sla022118.php

$1,499 floating tent that lets you wake up on the water continues to sell out https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/22/floating-1499-smithfly-shoal-tent-lets-you-wake-up-on-the-water.html

Modern C++ isn’t memory safe, either https://neosmart.net/blog/2018/modern-c-isnt-memory-safe/

Net neutrality rules will officially end on April 23 http://money.cnn.com/2018/02/22/technology/fcc-net-neutrality-date/index.html

Celebrating 50 years of an unforgettable tale of the desert http://www.latimes.com/books/la-ca-jc-desert-solitaire-20180209-story.html

Improved Hubble Yardstick Gives Fresh Evidence for New Physics in the Universe https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/improved-hubble-yardstick-gives-fresh-evidence-for-new-physics-in-the-universe

Sergey Brin, my Father, and our obsession with Silicon Valley entrepreneurs https://medium.freecodecamp.org/sergey-brin-cbf0bd03af9

Lighthouse AI: smart security camera with 3D sensing, computer vision and NLU http://www.businessinsider.com/lighthouse-security-ai-camera-2018-2

Sergey Brin, my Father, and our obsession with Silicon Valley entrepreneurs https://medium.freecodecamp.org/sergey-brin-my-father-and-our-culture-cbf0bd03af9

Why You Should Ignore Every Founder’s Story About How They Started Their Company https://medium.com/@trevmckendrick/what-reed-hastings-sam-walton-can-teach-you-about-how-to-start-a-company-d38cfe0eafce

I Do Not Like Go https://grimoire.ca/dev/go

SpaceX tried to catch its rocket nosecone with a giant net – and just missed https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/22/17039860/spacex-falcon-9-payload-fairing-mr-steven-net-catch

NPM update crashes linux systems by changing ownership of core directories https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/linux/botched-npm-update-crashes-linux-systems-forces-users-to-reinstall/

Show HN: Crypto Exchanges Real-Time Monitor https://medium.com/gdxm/introducing-gdxm-d590f10dd796

Announcing Dart 2: Optimized for Client-Side Development https://medium.com/@asandholm/announcing-dart-2-80ba01f43b6

The Real “No-Go Zone” of France: A Forbidden No Man’s Land Poisoned by War http://www.messynessychic.com/2015/05/26/the-real-no-go-zone-of-france-a-forbidden-no-mans-land-poisoned-by-war/

New Mapping Shows Just How Much Fishing Impacts the World’s Seas https://www.sciencenews.org/article/new-mapping-shows-just-how-much-fishing-impacts-world-seas?tgt=nr

You should be listening to video game soundtracks at work https://www.popsci.com/work-productivity-listening-music

Show HN: I built this GitHub Client in React using GraphQL and Apollo https://twitter.com/rwieruch/status/966382115637092355

Onward and Upward Together (DigitalOcean CEO Stepping Down) https://blog.digitalocean.com/onwardandupwardtogether/

Show HN: PCI-e device which plays Imperial March on POST https://github.com/TheMozg/avr-pc-beeper

Microsoft readies Python, Java support for its bot-building framework http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-readies-python-java-support-for-its-bot-building-framework/

Add-on clip turns smartphone into fully operational microscope https://phys.org/news/2018-02-add-on-smartphone-fully-microscope.html

Pirates Crack Microsoft’s UWP Protection, Five Layers of DRM Defeated https://torrentfreak.com/pirates-crack-microsofts-uwp-protection-five-layers-of-drm-defeated-180215/

Electric Bikes Want to Take on Everyone – Even Uber https://www.wired.com/story/shared-electric-bikes-take-on-everyone/

Stock market forces can be modeled with a quantum harmonic oscillator https://phys.org/news/2018-02-stock-quantum-harmonic-oscillator.html

Defending your app from copies and clones https://marco.org/2018/02/22/your-app-was-copied

Here are some of the ways experts think AI might screw with us in the next 5 yrs https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/20/17032228/ai-artificial-intelligence-threat-report-malicious-uses

Show HN: Used Tesla S price comparison Europe https://www.autovisual.com/en/used-cars/Tesla/Model_S/all/en/graph

Show HN: RedditDaily – Top posts from your favorite subreddits emailed to you https://redditdaily.co

Twitter “bot” purge causes outcry from trollerati as follower counts fall https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/02/twitter-suspends-thousands-of-accounts-for-bot-behavior-some-cry-censorship/

The Unofficial Hacker News FAQ https://jacquesmattheij.com/the-unofficial-hn-faq

What’s So Dangerous About Jordan Peterson? https://www.chronicle.com/article/What-s-So-Dangerous-About/242256