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Tile38 – Realtime geofencing and geospatial index, v1.11.0

A new storage engine for PostgreSQL to provide better control over bloat

Clang Is Now Used to Build Chrome for Windows

The Mystery of the Slow Downloads

Counterintuitive Properties of High Dimensional Space

History of the browser user-agent string (2008)

Xray – An experimental next-generation Electron-based text editor

Fond (YC W12) Is Looking for a Director of Product in SF

Get specific (2008)

P&G and WPP: How shit hit the fan in digital marketing

Message Passing and the Actor Model

Google to Sell Zagat to The Infatuation, an Upstart Review Site

A few things I’ve learned about computer networking

Ron Patrick’s Street-Legal Jet Powered Volkswagen Beetle (2006)

In which a compiler gets its wings

My Last Day at Moz, My First Day at SparkToro

SlimerJS: a replacement for PhantomJS using recent Firefox

The Risks of Key Recovery, Key Escrow, and Trusted Third-Party Encryption (1997)

Youngsters keeping traditional trades alive

Show HN: Hearth – A Dropbox-like, IPFS-powered personal website publisher

Insulator or superconductor? Physicists find graphene is both

Scientists observe a new quantum particle with properties of ball lightning

When Stars Were Born: Earliest Starlight’s Effects Are Detected

Gerald Jay Sussman on Flexible Systems, the Power of Generic Operations [video]

Building Oil with the OPy Bytecode Compiler

Show HN: Hacking a Mercedes GLA Class Ride-on kids car

When Destructive Behavior Makes Biological Sense (2015)

It’s time to ditch SMS-based 2 Factor Auth

Creating a WebAssembly-powered library for the modern web

Tracing from JavaScript to the DOM and Back Again

Show HN: I made a podcast featuring true stories about hackers and cyber crime

Show HN: Simply Auth – Add users to your Rails app in 5 minutes

C++ Actor Framework

Surprise graphene discovery could unlock secrets of superconductivity

Dirt Poor: Have Fruits and Vegetables Become Less Nutritious?

The virus hunter: In a bygone era, C.J. Peters learned how to bend the rules

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The Long Term Health Effects (2012)

Google Unveils 72-Qubit Quantum Computer with Low Error Rates,36617.html

The efforts of Edo-era doctors to figure out beriberi in Japan

Tracking where your time went with Lego workstream visualisation

A Preview of Bristlecone, Google’s New Quantum Processor

45 year CPU evolution – one law and two equations

Elm, Elixir, and Phoenix: Reflecting on a Functional Full-Stack Project

Show HN: Lcef – LuaJIT FFI Bindings for Chromium Embedded Framework

Google moves toward quantum supremacy with 72-qubit computer

Founder Stories by tlb (2007)

Show HN: Vimac, vim-like key bindings everywhere on macOS

Blue Apron Shares Hit New Low, as Anyone Can Do “Meal Kits,” Even Walmart

Show HN: MesosticsMachine – A Java system to implement a score by John Cage

Does ‘Platformisation’ Redefine the Notion of the Firm?

A ’Brief’ History of Game AI Up to AlphaGo

How to Design a Good API and Why It Matters (2007) [video]

Trevor Baylis, inventor of the wind-up radio, obituary

Neo-Nazis Turn to Privacy-Focused Cryptocurrency Monero

InfoWars’ conspiracy theories have advertisers ditching YouTube channels

WeLive, the Utopian Apartment Complex That Wants to Disrupt City Living

Show HN: Morning Reader 3 – Curated technology and blockchain news

Facebook says asking users about condoning pedophilia ‘was a mistake’

Chinese social media platform WeChat reaches 1B accounts worldwide


AI Predicts Coding Mistakes Before Developers Make Them

Founder of Tower Records dies at 92 while drinking whiskey, watching the Oscars

React Accessibility documentation

Staying Alive: The Resurgence of Pinball

Iceland police arrest suspected Bitcoin server thieves

How Trump’s Hudson Tunnel Snit Threatens the National Economy

Reddit Is Finally Reckoning with How It Helped Spread Russian Propaganda in 2016

Mango Mirror, a smart mirror displaying your health, fitness, nutrition, sleep

Google’s Quantum AI Lab announces new ‘Bristlecone’ quantum processor

Mysterious $15,000 ’GrayKey’ Promises to Unlock iPhone X for the Feds

How to Become a Blockchain Developer: 25 Practical Advices from the Experts

Show HN: A Huge Collection of Fancy Cool Fonts for Free Download

United Airlines Is Replacing Employee Bonuses with a Lottery

Small Groups Win Big in Bitcoin Donor’s $56M Giving Spree

Eurosceptic victory, populist parties shocks the establishment in Italy election

Show HN: Firefox’s JSON Viewer now available at Chrome and Opera

Let’s celebrate scientists, engineers, etc. with same interest as celebrities

A queue in localStorage for async tasks to run immediately before page unload