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Show HN: Word2Bits – Quantized Word Vectors https://github.com/agnusmaximus/Word2Bits

LG launches open-source version of webOS https://sdtimes.com/os/lg-launches-open-source-version-webos/

Facebook Security Chief Said to Leave After Clashes Over Disinformation https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/19/technology/facebook-alex-stamos.html

Startup founders throughout the Midwest are doing something new: staying https://story.californiasunday.com/indianapolis-tech

At full speed with Python: a book for self-learners https://github.com/joaoventura/full-speed-python

Facebook will hold emergency meeting to let employees ask questions about CA https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/20/17142074/facebook-employee-meeting-cambridge-analytica

Physicists discover new quantum electronic material http://news.mit.edu/2018/physicists-discover-new-quantum-electronic-material-0319

Sierra Leone government denies the role of blockchain in its recent election https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/19/sierra-leone-government-denies-the-role-of-blockchain-in-its-recent-election/

Show HN: libRmath.js – A port of R’s Nmath numeric library to JavaScript https://github.com/jacobbogers/libRmath.js

Uber’s New Rival in Australia: An Indian Upstart https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/18/technology/ola-uber-australia-india.html

Police Say Uber Is Likely Not at Fault for Self-Driving Car Fatality in Arizona http://fortune.com/2018/03/19/uber-self-driving-car-crash/

Facebook suspended the account of whistleblower who exposed Cambridge Analytica https://www.yahoo.com/news/facebook-suspended-account-whistleblower-exposed-221429183.html

Gestalt: A set of React UI components that supports Pinterest’s design language https://github.com/pinterest/gestalt

Nature.com collection on Stephen Hawking https://www.nature.com/collections/nnpcmxxzhv

SEC Announces Its Largest-Ever Whistleblower Awards https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-44

Impraise (YC S14) Is Hiring DevOps Engineers in Lisbon http://jobs.impraise.com/o/devops-engineer-lisbon

Cambridge Analytica: Warrant sought to inspect company http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43465700

Show HN: URL Canary – Get an alert when someone finds your secrets https://urlcanary.com/

How to Permanently Delete a Facebook Account https://deletefacebook.com/

Someone made 512 icons with pure CSS http://cssicon.space

Tool obtains all subdomain names being hosted within ASNs/CIDRs/IPs https://github.com/caffix/amass/releases

How I’ve built a profitable Slack bot as a side project in Rails https://pawelurbanek.com/profitable-slack-bot-rails

Introduction to Nvidia RTX and DirectX Raytracing https://devblogs.nvidia.com/introduction-nvidia-rtx-directx-raytracing

Machine Learning Spots Treasure Trove of Elusive Viruses https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-03358-3

Aerospike, once open-source, deleted GitHub repo and pushed a restricted version https://github.com/aerospike/aerospike-server

Building a chat app in 8 minutes with Phoenix https://elixircasts.io/chat-room-in-8-minutes

The Greenhouse Effect: Eco-friendly glass architecture that incorporates flora http://www.metamute.org/editorial/articles/greenhouse-effect

Evidence of Delayed Aging Among a National Sample of Americans https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180316100436.htm

An Analysis of the Impact of Arbitrary Blockchain Content on Bitcoin [pdf] https://fc18.ifca.ai/preproceedings/6.pdf

What is wrong with variational autoencoders? http://akosiorek.github.io/ml/2018/03/14/what_is_wrong_with_vaes.html

Some high level information about the Pony programming language https://gist.github.com/aturley/49b60c98306d90ffc2f981515827b005

Level 3 technician’s misstep causes largest telephone outage ever reported https://www.fiercetelecom.com/telecom/fcc-finally-specifies-cause-2016-level-3-network-outage

What to do about NFS and SIGBUS https://rachelbythebay.com/w/2018/03/18/nfs/

Breaking the trillion-rows-per-second barrier with MemSQL http://blog.memsql.com/shattering-the-trillion-rows-per-second-barrier-with-memsql

Show HN: LCUI.css – A UI component framework for building LCUI application https://github.com/lc-ui/lcui.css

Show HN: Noderize – Create Node apps in 30 seconds https://medium.com/@cretezy/noderize-create-node-apps-in-30-seconds-2ac1a79baeff

I let people run Unsanitized Input on my Database https://www.nuclearcarrot.co.uk/unsanitized-input/

NYC hotel wants to use a $400M cryptocoin offering to sell ownership like stock https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/19/kevin-oleary-new-york-city-hotel-hopes-to-launch-400-million-dollar-coin-offering.html

Beyond CI/CD: GitLab’s DevOps Vision (2017) https://about.gitlab.com/2017/10/04/devops-strategy/

Real world DNSSEC+DANE for secure inter-domain mail transport [pdf] https://static.ptbl.co/static/attachments/169319/1520904692.pdf

FBI Tracked an Activist as They Travelled Across the U.S., Documents Show https://theintercept.com/2018/03/19/black-lives-matter-fbi-surveillance/

Ag robot speeds data collection, analyses of crops as they grow https://news.illinois.edu/view/6367/623377

Webflow – Ecommerce https://webflow.com/ecommerce

Xilinx’s Project Everest: 50B gates of adaptive computing? This is a kind of wow https://meanderful.blogspot.com/2018/03/project-everest-adaptive-compute.html

Facebook says it’s hired a forensics team to investigate Cambridge Analytica https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/19/17140118/facebook-investigation-audit-data-breach-cambridge-analytica

The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right http://www.grubstreet.com/2018/03/ultimate-conversation-on-healthy-eating-and-nutrition.html

Microsoft joins group working to ’cure’ open-source licensing issues http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-joins-group-working-to-cure-open-source-licensing-issues/

Two weeks before death, Hawking submitted a paper on parallel universes https://www.sciencealert.com/stephen-hawking-submitted-a-paper-on-parallel-universes-just-before-he-died

Better-sqlite3: A faster Sqlite library for Node.js https://github.com/JoshuaWise/better-sqlite3

What made John Carmack a legend in C++ programming? http://cppdepend.com/blog/?p=744

Show HN: Interactive Neural Network Web App for Time Series Forecasting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6e5DFjVxms&feature=youtu.be

Some people repeatedly win the Wisconsin Lottery. Do they play fair? https://www.wisconsinwatch.org/2018/03/some-people-repeatedly-win-the-wisconsin-lottery-do-they-play-fair/

CS is a field that hasn’t encountered consequences https://mobile.twitter.com/yonatanzunger/status/975545527973462016

Facebook announces forensic audit of Trump data firm Cambridge Analytica http://money.cnn.com/2018/03/19/technology/cambridge-analytica-audit/index.html

Uber halts testing autonomous cars after Arizona pedestrian is killed https://www.washingtonpost.com/

Simple Testing Can Prevent Most Critical Failures [pdf] http://www.eecg.toronto.edu/~yuan/papers/failure_analysis_osdi14.pdf

Show HN: Can you build a Turing complete system with one AWS IoT Button? https://made2591.github.io/posts/aws-jarvis-button

Verizon, AT&T and Comcast Ask Congress to Make Net Neutrality Repeal Stronger https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2018/03/18/net-neutrality-repeal-fcc-isp/

The Nerve Agent Poisoning in England Was a Message to the Rest of the World https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/19/17139338/sergei-skripal-poison-russian-spy-uk

FDA Cracking Down on Site That Lets You Take a Vision Test from Home https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephaniemlee/opternative-vision-fda-warning

Software engineer salary numbers in the US https://devskiller.com/infographic-software-engineer-salary/

Why Is Kitty Hawk’s Flying Taxi Taking Off in New Zealand Instead of California? https://reason.com/archives/2018/03/15/why-is-silicon-valleys-cool-new-self-fly

Show HN: Vue.js plugin that handles buttons asynchronous lock with fancy spinner https://stukh.github.io/vue-promise-btn/

Show HN: Awesome List with Resources for CTOs and Tech Leaders on GitHub https://github.com/mateusz-brainhub/awesome-cto-resources

Anti-Immigrant Ads Aimed at Tech Workers Are Running on Public Transit https://www.buzzfeed.com/carolineodonovan/anti-immigrant-group-bart-ads-us-tech-workers-h1b-visa

Facebook was inside Cambridge Analytica’s office but have now “stood down” https://twitter.com/carolecadwalla/status/975844154361221121

Measuring and Disrupting Anti-Adblockers Using Differential Execution Analysis [pdf] http://www.cs.ucr.edu/~zhiyunq/pub/ndss18_anti_adblock.pdf

Cambridge Analytica Uncovered: Secret filming reveals election tricks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpbeOCKZFfQ