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B-Heap vs. Binary Heap (2010) https://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=1814327

Breaking a Wine Glass in Python by Detecting the Resonant Frequency https://www.makeartwithpython.com/blog/break-glass-with-resonant-frequency/

Microsoft Offers Bug Bounty to Prevent Another Spectre-Meltdown Fiasco https://hothardware.com/news/microsoft-offering-up-to-250000-in-speculative-execution-bug-bounty-program

RedisGraph: A High Performance In-Memory Graph Database as a Redis Module http://redisgraph.io/design/

Deep Quaternion Networks [pdf] https://arxiv.org/abs/1712.04604

NIH Courted Alcohol Industry to Fund Study on Benefits of Moderate Drinking https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/17/health/nih-alcohol-study-liquor-industry.html

KotCity – an open-source city simulation game written in Kotlin https://github.com/kotcity/kotcity

“Peak Civilization”: The Fall of the Roman Empire (2009) http://europe.theoildrum.com/node/5528

The town of Gujo Hachiman is the centre of Japan’s replica food industry https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/03/looks-good-enough-to-eat-inside-the-home-of-japans-fake-food-industry

Compiler Construction: The Art of Niklaus Wirth [pdf] https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/036f/c4effda4bbbe9f6a9ee762df717bd0af1324.pdf

Making a TTS model with 1 minute of speech samples within 10 minutes https://github.com/Kyubyong/speaker_adapted_tts

Cambridge Analytica Files ‘I created Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool’ https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/mar/17/data-war-whistleblower-christopher-wylie-faceook-nix-bannon-trump?CMP=fb_gu

50M Facebook profiles harvested for Cambridge Analytica in major data breach https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/mar/17/cambridge-analytica-facebook-influence-us-election

Kikkuli, 1345 BCE: Training the Chariot Horse http://www.imh.org/exhibits/online/legacy-of-the-horse/kikkuli-1345-bce/

Google Fuchsia: A system built for ’Instant Apps’ on steroids https://9to5google.com/2018/02/16/fuchsia-friday-instant-apps/

An Open Source Tool to analyze wasted EBS capacity in your AWS environment https://www.fittedcloud.com/blog/open-source-tool-analyze-wasted-ebs-capacity-aws-environment/

TinyVM – A small and easy to understand virtual machine in C https://github.com/jakogut/tinyvm/

The Struggle of Keeping a Roadside Attraction Alive https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/roadside-attraction-wild-bills-struggle

The Unlikely Pulp Fiction Illustrations of Edward Hopper https://lithub.com/the-unlikely-pulp-fiction-illustrations-of-edward-hopper/

27TB of Digg Reader content available on request https://twitter.com/myoung/status/974740327058649088

Show HN: Makesite – A static site generator in 125 lines of Python https://github.com/sunainapai/makesite

Google Maps has found a better way to navigate India’s chaotic roads https://qz.com/1228422/google-maps-introduces-new-features-to-navigate-indias-chaotic-roads/

Power Outage at Samsung Fab Destroys 3.5% of Global NAND Flash Output for March https://www.anandtech.com/show/12535/power-outage-at-samsungs-fab-destroys-3-percent-of-global-nand-flash-output

More State Machine Love: From Reflection to Statecharts http://raganwald.com/2018/03/03/reflections.html

What is Math washing? http://www.mathwashing.com/

Schools Are Spending Millions on High-Tech Surveillance of Kids https://gizmodo.com/schools-are-spending-millions-on-high-tech-surveillance-1823811050

Chirpss – Hear and see people visiting or leaving your website http://chirpss.com/

A US university is tracking students’ locations to predict future dropouts https://qz.com/1226474/a-us-university-is-tracking-students-locations-to-predict-future-dropouts/

Troubleshooting IPv6 badness to certain hosts in a rack http://rachelbythebay.com/w/2018/03/16/slowroad/

Iris Automation Is Hiring a Back End Engineer – Collision Avoidance for Drones http://www.irisonboard.com/careers/

Online platform to learn cryptography https://cryptools.github.io/learn/

Google’s Open Source AI Lets Anyone Hunt for Alien Planets at Home https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/ywq88x/google-kepler-exoplanet-ai-machine-learning

Map Projections – A Working Manual (1987) [pdf] https://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/1395/report.pdf

Introducing Cora: Sebastian Thrun’s self-flying air taxi [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeFxjRMv5U8

Prion Disease Can Lurk in Your Brain for 30 Years Before Quickly Killing You https://gizmodo.com/prion-disease-can-lurk-in-your-brain-for-30-years-befor-1823628617

iOS 11 bugs are so common they now appear in Apple ads https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/16/17131148/apple-ios-11-bug-face-id-ad

When Rome Fell, the Chief Culprits Were Climate and Disease. Sound Familiar? https://undark.org/article/book-review-harper-fate-of-rome/

“I created Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool”: data war whistleblower https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/mar/17/data-war-whistleblower-christopher-wylie-faceook-nix-bannon-trump

Show HN: Gifcurry – Your open source video to GIF maker built with Haskell https://lettier.github.io/gifcurry/

The web is under threat. Join us and fight for it https://webfoundation.org/2018/03/web-birthday-29/

Xkcd: Robot Future https://xkcd.com/1968/

How to Alleviate Palo Alto’s Affordable Housing Crisis http://www.unz.com/isteve/how-to-alleviate-palo-altos-affordable-housing-crisis/